Our Staff

Serving together in heart of downtown Little Rock.

You'll see the evidence of our Christian community through our staff in our vibrant and passionate worship services, in our enthusiastic desire to build spiritual friendships, and in our commitment to serve our neighbors both near and far.

We will be with you on your journey.

David Freeman

Senior Pastor

David was appointed as Senior Pastor of FUMCLR in July of 2015. A native of Little Rock, David graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana in 1996. After spending four years as Director of Ministries to Youth and Families at FUMCLR, he began his seminary education. He graduated from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 2003 and served as the Executive Pastor at FUMC in Springdale Arkansas for 12 years. David is married to Katie Woodruff Freeman and they have two daughters, Emily and Hannah. David enjoys running and reading.

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Natasha Murray

Pastor of Hospitality and Belonging

Brittany Richardson Watson

Pastor to Kids and Families

Haley Jones Wells

Pastor of Community Engagement

Mary Jane Cole

Spiritual Director in Residence

Sonja Taylor-Larkowski

Director of Finance and Administation

Jerry Carpenter

Director of Buildings, Grounds and Security

Lesley Andrews

Director of Communications

James Stanley

Director of Music and Worship Arts

Shannon Webb

Associate Director of Music and Worship Arts

Shelby Clark

Building Services

Chris Cone

Communications Assistant

Sammy Moore

Building Services