Appointments

GCFA Conference Relationship Codes

  • AF Affiliate Member
  • AL Administrative Location
  • AM Associate Member
  • DC Deaconess
  • DM Diaconal Minister
  • DR Retired Diaconal Minister (consecrated under provisions of 1992 or earlier Discipline)
  • FD Deacon in full connection
  • FE Elder in full connection
  • FL Full-time Local Pastor
  • HL Honorable Location / Honorable Location – Retired
  • LM Certified Lay Minister
  • OA Associate Member of other Annual Conference
  • OD Deacon member of other annual conference
  • OE Elder member of other annual conference or other Methodist denomination
  • OF Full Member of other denomination
  • OP Provisional member of other Annual Conference
  • OR Retired member of other Annual Conference
  • PD Provisional Deacon
  • PE Provisional Elder
  • PL Part-time Local Pastor
  • RA Retired Associate Member
  • RD Retired Deacon in Full Connection
  • RE Retired Full Elder
  • RL Retired Local Pastor
  • RP Retired Provisional Member
  • SY Lay Supply

Appointment changes announced since the adjournment of the 2022 Arkansas Annual Conference (bold indicates new listings):
Appointments take effect July 1, 2023, unless otherwise noted.
Clergy codes listed reflect the person’s code as of the appointment date listed (or July 1 if not listed).

New Appointments:

  • Jacksonville First – Reginald Russell (FE, effective 1/1/2023)
  • Springdale First – John Fleming (FE, effective 1/1/2023)
  • Conway First – Nathan Kilbourne (FE, effective 1/1/2023)
  • Gentry – Doyle Carroll (RO, effective 11/15/2022)
  • Westside-Camden (realignment) – Kathryn Burchfield (PL, effective 10/20/2022)
  • Humphrey – Yesenia Zepata (LP, effective 10/11/2022)
  • Lonoke First – Jay Stephen Simpson (FE, effective 10/1/2022)
  • Conway First, Interim Pastor – Dede Roberts (FE, effective 10/1/2022)
  • Arkansas Conference Connectional Ministry, Director, ReStart Initiative – Michael Roberts (FE, effective 10/1/2022)
  • Canvas Community, Pastor – Paul Atkins (FD, effective 9/18/2022)
  • Quapaw Quarter – Jeremy Pressgrove (FE, effective 9/18/2022)
  • Central Avenue/Sharp – Jesse James (PE, effective 9/15/2022)
  • Gentry – Gary Thomas (OR, effective 9/1/2022)
  • Mt. Pleasant-Quitman – Jeff Everetts (PL, effective 8/1/2022)
  • Pinnacle View-Little Rock, Associate – Lupita Chavarria (PL, effective 7/1/2022)
  • Harmony-Emmet – Regina Turner (PL, effective 7/1/2022)
  • Kingsland/Chambersville – David Andrews (PL, effective 7/1/2022)
  • Hickory Plains – Marilyn Lecy (PL, effective 7/1/2022)
  • St. James-Fayetteville – Jim Rowland (RE, effective 7/1/2022)

Change of Conference Relationship:

  • Retired – Deidre Roberts (FE, effective 12/31/2022)
  • Retired – David A. Moore (FE, effective 11/30/2022)

New Assignments:

  • Scott’s Memorial – Ellis Floyd (SY, effective 10/1/2022)
  • Willisville – Garry Rivers (SY, effective 8/1/2022)
  • Fairview-Texarkana – David Zwirn (SY, effective 7/21/2022)
  • Silver Springs – Wayne Chambers (SY, effective 7/15/2022)
  • Central/Cherry Valley – Dirk Owens (SY, effective 7/12/2022)

Archived Appointments Lists