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First Presbyterian Church

Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
516 Pecan Street
Texarkana, AR 71854

First Presbyterian Church is a medium-sized church located in Texarkana, AR. Our church was founded in 1904 and is associated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (PCUSA).

What to Expect at First Presbyterian Church


Rev. Dr. Susan Arnold, Pastor, Head of Staff
Sarang Kang, Christian Education Director
Arthur Ghere, Music Director and Organist

Service Times:

Sunday Worship 11:00am

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Traditional worship style
  • Printed worship bulletin
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Location: Miller County
  • Parking: Street
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Adult education
  • Missions
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Choir
  • Community service
  • Weddings/receptions
  • Funerals
  • Other ministries and programs: Godly Play (children's education, Sunday mornings); Sermon podcast via our website and SoundCloud; Angel Quilt ministry (quilts for cancer patients); Downtown Community Garden; Downtown Memorial Orchard and Labyrinth; CLICK (Children Living in God's Kingdom) Children's ministry; Tower Bell Ringing; Handbell Choir; Children's Choir as part of CLICK ministry (Wednesdays); Presbyterian Women's Circle Meetings; Men's Breakfast; Parent's Night Out Programs; Vacation Bible School

Additional Info About Our Church

First Presbyterian Church has been a progressive influence in mission to our community, founding a community garden, education to development challenged children and adults, and support of cancer patients just to mention a few of our many mission. Nestled among the historic downtown Texarkana Churches, FPC is an innovator in children's ministry, pioneering Godly Play as a model for christian education and parent's night out programs to alleviate some of the stress of busy families.


FPC's mission is to share the love of Jesus Christ, to empower people to serve and to glorify God.


To reach our community with the Good News of Jesus Christ and transform people's lives for God's service and glory.


Sharing Christ's, Empowering Service, Glorifying God.

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516 Pecan St, Texarkana AR 71854
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