First Presbyterian Church

Building a Sacred Community

First Presbyterian Church offers residents in the greater Benton area the chance to come together and worship with like-minded congregants as members of a strong, loving community. Whether you’re looking for peace of mind, a way to give back, or simply want to connect with the Divine — First Presbyterian Church welcomes you. Join our community, and start your journey to spiritual enlightenment with us!


Get to Know Us

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First Presbyterian Church has been actively involved with the greater Benton community since the early 1800's. Our ongoing outreach has created a buzz in the media, and we’re really excited to share all the latest updates with you. Check out some of our recent headlines to catch up on everything that is happening in our community.



10:45am Sunday

Come join us for worship each Sunday.  There are opportunities for people of all ages to participate.  

We have choir and welcome special music of all varieties.

Listen to our sermons here

Easter Sunrise Worship in the Triangle

Sunday, April 21, 2019, 6:30 am

 Worship as the sun rises over Benton.  We will have hot coffee, cocoa, doughnuts, singing and a message underneath the huge LED sign in the intersesction of Carpenter, Military and East Streets beside KFC.  Come join in this amazing service to celebrate the resurrection.


This Pentecost Sunday we celebrated with our annual Pentecost Picnic following worship.  Tradition is for everyone to wear red for the day and enjoy a potluck meal with hotdogs and hamburgers.
We also celebrate our Confirmation graduates on this day.  They are pictured here.

Meet Our Pastor!

Rev. Dr. Dari Victoria Rowen

Pastor Dari began her ministry with FPC Benton in the spring of 2010.  She studied at McCormick Theological Seminary where she earned her Master's of Divinity (M.Div) and her Doctor of Ministry (D.Min).
Pastor Dari enjoys reading, getting to know people, and spending time with family in North Carolina.

FPC Benton

About Our Church

Located in Benton, First Presbyterian Church offers congregants a place of comfort, hope, and a peace of mind for all their worshipping needs. We are dedicated to spreading the teachings of Jesus Christ, and our goal is to inspire you through worship and our service to the community. We invite you to become a part of our growing congregation, and look forward to meeting you!


Church Office Hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9am - 1pm

Wednesday: 1pm - 5pm

Fri -​​ Saturday: Closed


Abiding in Christ, We love and serve others.

Mission Statement


Contact Us

501 N. East St, Benton, AR 72015, USA

(501) 315-7737


(501) 315-7737

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