The Rev. Chris Campbell has served as Associate Pastor at FPCA since July, 2016. Chris and his wife, Chelsea, were born and raised in Dallas. Chris is a graduate of Austin College and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He previously served churches in Birmingham, AL and Greenville, TX. Chris and Chelsea have two sons: Colton and Hudson. Chris publicly responded to God’s call on his life after completing confirmation in 1991. Interests (obsessions) include sports (DFW teams and the Longhorns \m/) and music. Chris is a P1 and excited to be serving God in Arlington.
Russell Farnell is the Minister of Music at FPCA. He is married to Laura and has two boys: Ryan and Will. He enjoys sports, the outdoors, astronomy, computers, and lots of other nerdy things. His passion is prompting the church to authentic, heart-felt worship through music with this statement for music ministry in mind:
Our purpose is to bring the best offering possible to God in worship, but excellence in performance is not an end in itself for the church musician. Worship must be led in spirit and in truth to achieve the goals of the church: to glorify God, to edify believers, and to proclaim the good news of the Gospel to the world.
Kyle Terwilliger is the Director of Children’s Ministry at FPCA. He has been working in children’s ministries for about 25 years. He is married to a wonderful woman named Diane and they have four children: Samuel, Jonathan, Lydia and David. Kyle is a sports fan. He likes to watch baseball, basketball and football. He also enjoys reading, puppets and illusions.
Adrian Rodriguez is the Director of Youth Ministry at FPCA. He grew up as the eldest of three children in a military family. At the age of 14 his family relocated to Arlington, Texas where Adrian accepted Christ and discovered his passion for youth ministry. He enjoys sharing Christ’s love and faithfulness with others and has led youth ministries for over 10 years. He is a graduate of Sam Houston High and The University of Texas at Arlington, and is currently in his first year at Fuller Theological Seminary working on a Master of Divinity degree. Adrian is married to his high school sweetheart, Alecia and they have two daughters, Aileigh (age 7), and Addileigh (age 4). He enjoys spending time with family and watching sports in his spare time.
Jeanne Chin is the Finance Manager here at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington. She is one of the long-timers on staff and has been working at the church for the past eleven years and has also helped the Preschool with bookkeeping and accounting services for twenty seven years. Jeanne is married to Kevin Chin, and has three wonderful, beautiful daughters. Jeanne loves reading, music, movies, listening to Christian speakers, enjoying her church family, working on projects around the home, and spending time with her own family. Her passion is knocking out those financials and spreadsheets to support and help the ministries of FPCA run smoothly.
Jane Leathem is the Finance Assistant at FPCA.Jane has one son, Michael, and daughter-in-law Rebecca; one granddaughter, Christina Jade.Jane made a profession of faith at age 7 and was baptized. As a teenager, she felt that God was calling her to some kind of special service.45 years later she would fulfill the call she received long ago.She currently serves as an elder on Session, as she did from 2011-13.Jane has been a member of the Chancel Choir since joining FPCA in 1999. She has served on the Worship Team. Currently she is a scribe on the Worship Team, and a member of the Liturgy Team.
Cheryl Harris, our Music Ministry Associate, leads the congregation in Sunday morning worship with organ and piano music as needed, coordinates soloists for the 8:30 service, and plays for the Agape youth choir. She graduated from University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. For her, music in worship plays a special role to illuminate the message of the gospel. Music can sometimes minster to people where words can’t. Cheryl has a private piano studio and accompanies UTA music students. She is married to Mike Harris and is a life-long cat lover. However, in 2000 she became enlightened and now loves dogs too.
Shina Heo is the organist at FPCA. She decided to devote her life to worship music while she was playing John Rutter’s Gloria in 2015. She feels that glorifying God is the most meaningful part of her life. Shina is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. She enjoys yoga, cooking, and impressionist art.
Reggie Manuel Facilities Manager- I’ve been involved in Jail, Youth, and Adult Prison ministry. I have been blessed to have my wife Millie, We want to reach the lost souls, and let them know that if Jesus saved me he can do it for them also, we share the love Of God, I’m glad to be a part FPCA. I’m here to serve God’s people, as He allows, I have three dogs, Hugo, Bella, Cindy. Two sons Terry and Joseph, one daughter Majesty, two grandsons Johnaven and Jadedon. One praying Mother who stayed in my corner when no one else did. Thank you Jesus for the love. I hope we can help make things better. Trust in the Lord. Prov. 3:5-6.
Diane grew up with FPCA since she was a very young child under the parenthood of both Jeanne and Kevin Chin. She was given the opportunity to work at FPCA in February of 2016. Currently, Diane is still in school at the University of Texas in Arlington and working hard towards a Computer Science degree. Diane enjoys seeing many types of animals, making art, listening to stories, and playing games. She believes that if she learns to let God work through her, she, and others, can help make the world a kinder and better place for those who are suffering.