About Our Interim Pastor

First Pres Argenta is in the midst of a search for a called pastor. In the meantime, Rev. Michael Vinson serves as the interim pastor for the church.

Rev. Vinson attended Memphis Theological Seminary in the mid ’90s and afterward pastored at First Presbyterian Church in Beebe. A few years later, he took a part-time job with the Presbytery of Arkansas as Staff Resource for Mission Discernment. Since then, he has worked with churches and provided workshops within the Presbytery to help congregations discern next steps in their mission. Previous to his pastoral experience, Rev. Vinson worked in public health education. He holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

Rev. Vinson is a father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and son.  He enjoys biking, swimming, and making pottery.  He also publishes a weekly blog called Food for the Soul. He looks forward to his new adventure with First Pres Argenta.

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