Freeman Heights is searching for a full-time senior pastor who is focused on growing in his walk with the Lord and using his spiritual gifts to lead us.  We seek an engaging and effective communicator, a developer and mentor of leaders, and a strong leader who will shepherd our staff and congregation in fulfilling God's will for FHBC.  

We are a Southern Baptist Church with a long history in Berryville, Arkansas.  

If you feel led to apply for this position please submit your resume to one of the following before June 15th, 2024:

Freeman Heights Baptist Church
Attn:  Pastor Search Committee
522 W. Freeman Ave
Berryville, AR  72616

Berryville and it's surrounding areas are full of fun activities and interesting sites.  There are four lakes within an hour's drive, local rivers and streams, national forests, and lots of attractions nearby.  
We are located approximately 45 miles from Branson, MO and approximately 55 miles from Fayetteville, AR.  Click here to visit our page of just a few of the local area attractions .

Church Outreach and Programs

Annual Events:
Vacation Bible School
Regional kid’s camp
Regional and national youth camps
Lottie Moon program support
Annie Armstrong program support
Medical missions hosted by church
Luncheon for the Berryville school teachers to kick off the school year
Participation in and support of the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child program

Ongoing and Year Round Events:
Mission trips for adult and youth departments
AWANA kid’s program every Wednesday during school year
Active youth program – It’s not just about Wednesday nights
Active senior adults program
Weekly Bible study groups for men and women
Bus ministry – We currently run 5 buses and vans and are working to obtain a new van
Small food pantry

Community Outreach:
Operation Feed Carroll County
Local and regional construction projects
Servant evangelism community projects (pumping gas, yard cleanups, food/gas provision)

A (Very) Brief History of Freeman Heights Baptist Church

Summer 1956           Baptist Chapel was started as a mission of First Baptist Church, Berryville.  A lot was purchased in the west part of town, and the first building was started.
September 1958      Baptist Chapel was organized into a church, and the name was changed to Freeman Heights Baptist Church.  The charter membership of 74 included 65 members who were granted letters from First Baptist Church.
October 1958            FHBC petitioned and was granted membership in the Carroll County Baptist Association.
November 1958        Dr. E.A. “Happy” Ingram was called as the first pastor of FHBC.
October 1961            A dedication service was held for the new education building and parsonage that were both completed in 1960.
1971                           FHBC started its first bus ministry.
November 1974        FHBC began Children’s Worship Service.
November 1974        The Carroll County Baptist Association voted to dissolve, and FHBC later became affiliated with North Arkansas Baptist Association.
July 1975                   The church hired its first full time Youth Director.
May 1977                  FHBC adopted plans for a new sanctuary east of the existing one.
March 1980               The church voted to build a new addition.  The groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 20, 1980.
April 1980                  FHBC voted to become incorporated.
April 1981                  The church moved into the new sanctuary and educational wing with a fellowship hall, nursery, three offices, and nine classrooms.
January 1994            Plans were made to build an addition to connect the old and new buildings and to remodel the older building.  Architects submitted plans in March 1996, and construction began in June 1996.
April 1997                  Dedication services on the new building were held.
May 1997                  FHBC voted to help provide a Hispanic ministry to Carroll County in cooperation with First Baptist Church of Green Forest and the State Mission Board.
September 1998      FHBC voted to begin its own Hispanic ministry.
August 2002              FHBC started its AWANA program.