Associate Pastor: Rev. Sara Bayles

Associate Pastor:
Rev. Sara Bayles

Email: sbayles@fsfumc.org

On staff since: 2015

College/School/Special Training: Bachelors in Political Science, Religious Studies, and Women Studies from University of Central Arkansas; Master of Divinity from Duke University with a Certificate in Gender Theology and Ministry, Clinical Pastoral Education Training from Duke University Medical Center  

Community Involvement: Board Member, Sack Lunch Program, Advisory Board Member, Donald W. Reynolds Crisis Intervention Center, and Member, Neighbors on the Block

Family: My adopted from the Humane Society unknown breed, Sydney-Susanna Wesley-Bayles

In my spare time I: knit, bake pies, and travel.

My favorite Food: anything spicy and anything breakfast.

My favorite part of ministry: being with, working with, and learning with all of God’s people.

Life Motto: “Love God, Do No Harm, Be a Susanna Wesley, Cultivate God’s Grace” 

Hero: Susanna Wesley

Dream vacation: I would like to visit Wyoming in the “warm season” or take a historical tour following the steps of John Wesley

Favorite team to cheer for: Arkansas Razorbacks.