Nathan E. Dupree was elected in January 2008 as Presbyter of Section One of the Arkansas District of the United Pentecostal Church, International. He was ordained into the ministry of the United Pentecostal Church by Louisiana Superintendent C. G. Weeks in 1974. Reverend Dupree has served as pastor in churches in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas since starting his ministry in 1971. Currently, he is pastor of the Norphlet United Pentecostal Church in Norphlet, Arkansas. Besides his ministerial service, Reverend Dupree has also served as a federal examiner for the National Credit Union Administration and has worked in public accounting. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
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James and Jelaine Lumpkin have been pastoring Word Aflame Pentecostal Church in Little Rock for the past 20 years. Both are 1972 graduates of Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, MN. They have been married 39 years. They came to Little Rock from West Orange, NJ, where they started a church in 1983.
Richard Price attended the Apostolic Bible Institute from 1969-1972. Immediately after Bible school graduation he traveled as a single evangelist for 3 years and was married to Debbie Rutledge in 1975. They then evangelized until 1978 and took the pastorate in Arkadelphia in August of 1978 and have been pastoring The Pentecostal Church of Arkadelphia ever since. Together they have four children, Richard, Mark, Paul and Bethany, and 5 grandchildren, “Poppy” of Riley, Bentlee, Amelia, Eva and Rutledge Paul.
Danny Murphy received the Holy Ghost at the Arkansas District youth camp in 1971. In 1982 he received his first credentials with the UPCI. He has served both as Youth Secretary, and Youth President of section five. Bro. Murphey was elected presbyter of section five in 2003. He has been married to Kathy, his wife of 32 years. They have two sons, Curtis and Clint.
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