Staff and Volunteers

Friendly Chapel is blessed to have a wonderful group of ministers and volunteers.  They help out with everything from running our various ministries, managing the church office, overseeing our Thrift Store, and much more!  Scroll down to see how our members contribute to the Friendly Chapel body.

Friendly Chapel Staff

Paul Holderfield

Pastor

Brother Paul Holderfield, Jr. is a life long resident of North Little Rock. Paul, Jr. was an associate to his father, Paul Holderfield, Sr., until his death in January, 1998 when Paul, Jr. followed in his father's footsteps as Senior Pastor; never returning to his job at Colonial Bread Company where he had worked for 25 years. Paul, Jr. often states that he still sells bread even though he doesn't have a designated route - he is selling the Bread of Life! Bro. Paul and his wife, Cathy, have four children and three grandchildren.

Orlando Moore

Youth Pastor

Orlando Moore was born and raised in the Friendly Chapel church family. God orchestrated Orlando coming to serve as our Youth Pastor. Orlando and his wife, Lacey, are raising five beautiful daughters.

Jeremy & Rae Newlin

Children's Pastor and wife

Jeremy Newlin came on board January 1, 2017 as our Children's Pastor. Our Children's Director, Paula Owens, retired after 35 plus years serving and loving our children. Jeremy's wife is Bro. Paul, Sr.s granddaughter and grew up at Friendly Chapel. Jeremy and Rae have 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls. Jeremy has been an awesome addition to our Ministry Staff.

Johnny Sewell

Property Maintenance

Johnny Sewell has begun to fill the void left by Jack Kuchar and his recent retirement. Johnny has a similar personality as Jack and Johnny definitely has a willingness attitude. Johnny has been a great fit to our staff family.

Donna Holderfield

Business Administrator

Donna Holderfield has been employed since 2001 after many years of volunteer service. Donna is married to Phillip, is the mother of 3 and the grandmother of 9. Donna teaches an adult Sunday school class and the Friendly Chapel Orientation class.

Phillip Holderfield

Associate

Phillip Holderfield joined Friendly Chapel full-time after 28 years with Target Distribution Center. Phillip came on board to assist his brother after Target DC closed in 2008. It has been a win/win situation for all. Phillip is loved and respected by all who know him.

Friendly Chapel Volunteers

  • Rob Allen

    Soup Kitchen Associate & Volunteer
  • Joe Davis

    Custodial Volunteer
  • Ann Davis

    Custodial / Volunteer
  • Cathy Holderfield

    Office Assistant / Volunteer
  • Nate Martin

    Music Director / Volunteer
  • Willie Miller

    Donation Pick-Up Volunteer
  • Paula Owens

    Children's Director Emeritus
  • Ben Parker

    Outreach Director / Volunteer
  • Geralene Pettus

    Thrift Store Associate / Volunteer
  • Dorothy Romes

    Soup Kitchen Cook / Volunteer
  • Charles Russell

    Outreach Associate Volunteer
  • Linda Sewell

    Thrift Store Director / Volunteer
  • Carlton & Willene Stubblefield

    Marriage Enrichment Classes
  • Pat Whitfield

    Soup Kitchen Cook / Volunteer

Honorary Volunteer

Jack Kuchar

Jack has retired, but we just can’t remove him from our list! Jack Kuchar left a prestigious job with the city of Springfield, Illinois in 1988. Jack felt a call to fulfill the dreams of Friendly Chapel and Bro. Paul Holderfield, Sr. as becoming a full time volunteer. Jack has been called the “white tornado’ and has almost singlehandly built the Friendly Chapel Gymnasium/Buddy Building, remodeled 4 Houses of Hope, built the Children’s Kid Force Ministry props, and many additional ministries where knowledge of tools comes in handy.