Rev. Emil L. Woerner is the pastor at Friends in Christ. He has been serving FIC since July 2009. FIC also happened to be his first church to serve as a pastor after graduating from
Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana with a Masters of Divinity degree​.

​Prior to seminary, he had an 18 year career as an engineer working for International Paper Company in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.
Pastor Woerner loves to hunt and fish, and loves all sports, and is an avid runner (even marathons). ​​​​​​​​

​​He has two children - a son, Emil Jr., and a daughter, Addie. He is happy to be fulfilling God's calling in his life!
​Emil Woerner

9:30 am - Sunday School
10:30 am - Worship Service​

If are coming from Little Rock take 30 W to the AR-183 N/Reynlods Rd North. Left onto AR-5. Friends in Christ in on your right hand side.

If you are coming from Hot Springs take US-70E​​ to 30E. Take exit 121 toward Alcoa Rd. Left on Alcoa, right on to AR-5. Friends in Christ Church will be on your left side.



Friends in Christ Lutheran Church, 4305 Hwy. 5 North, Bryant, Arkansas  72022

KEYBOARD - Barry Raper
GUITAR - Bill Mathis
VOCAL- Bridgitte Heil
VOCAL - Andy Queck
VOCAL - Malissa Mathis
VOCAL - ​​​​​Kim LeDoux
If you have any questions or would like to talk to pastor here is his contact information

​​ Pastor Woerner's Phone

Pastor Woerner's E-mail:
Charles Moulton – President

J​ohn Carpenter – President-Elect​​

Marty Smith – Council Secretary 

​Glenn Jostad – Treasurer 

​Dan Hill– Head Elder 

Larry Smith – Chairman, Stewardship 

​Andy Queck – Chairman, Education & Youth 

Jeff Hamm – Chairman, Properties 

​Brandon & Amy DeVito – Co-Chairs, Fellowship 

Our mission is to: Proclaim the crucified and risen Christ, Reach out to everyone with God's love, Grow in faith, and build new and deeper friendships.