Our staff

  • Glenn dorsey

    lead pastor

    Pastor and Mrs. Dorsey were raised with strong values in Christian homes. They have served God from their youth. They have been married since 1967 and have a son, Jason that is a home missionary, and a daughter, Lisa who attends Open Arms Assembly. The Dorseys traveled as full time evangelists for four years and have pastored four churches. They have pastored Open Arms Assembly since 1984. Pastor Dorsey has led the church into a strong missions vision resulting in feeding, clothing and educating children overseas, building churches and college facilities in Africa, India, and Mexico, and has ministered in several nations around the world. Pastor Dorsey has established an Emotional Healing ministry in the church that has reached across denominational boundaries and has conducted seminars on the subject at home and abroad.

  • Nathan hubbard

    Associate Pastor

    Pastor Nathan and Tonya Hubbard have been married since 1995 and have served in full-time ministry in a variety of roles; youth, worship, children, and associate pastors. They have three handsome boys: Jerod, Ethan and Connor and love spending time together riding roller coasters and eating good food. They both are Credentialed Ministers with the A/G and are graduates from SAGU, where Nathan holds a Ministry Degree and Tonya is a Licensed Teacher. Nathan is the Campus Director for SUM Beebe and Tonya serves as the WM's Director as well as a WM's Conference Speaker. They believe in empowering people to share the light of Christ through servanthood and relationship.

  • Dewayne Helms

    Youth pastor

    Dewayne and Misty have been married since 2003 and have served in full-time ministry since 2015. They have ministered in a variety of roles as youth sponsors, Men's leader, Mpact leader, and are now serving as Youth Pastors. They have two beautiful daughters, Ayden age 10 and Asher arriving January 2018. Dewayne is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and is currently attending SUM Bible College. They desire to see people filled with the love of God in a family environment.

  • Rhonda Weeks

    CHILDREN's pastor

    Transplanted from California to Arkansas, Rhonda Weeks met and married Dwayne Weeks, a Beebe native, in 1980. They have two children, Trenton Weeks and McKenzie Weeks. Rhonda has been a member and served the church in various capacities for over 30 years. She serves as the Children’s Pastor and East Area Coordinator of JBQ (Junior Bible Quiz). Dwayne is the Men’s Ministry Leader in addition to teaching Sunday School, Children’s Ministry team and worship team. Trenton and McKenzie currently serve in the Children’s Ministry in addition to sponsors in the Youth Ministry, Youth Worship Team and graphic support. They love each other and the opportunity God has given them to serve Him as a family. 

  • Shirel Renneker

    Office manager

    Shirel Renneker is the daughter of Sylvester and the late Erma Brannon, who pastored churches at Hunter, Beebe, Augusta, and Lepanto, Arkansas. Shirel moved to Beebe when her husband Stanley was transferred on his job. She was the Business Manager for Wallace Baker Chevrolet in Beebe for 12 1/2 years. The Lord opened the door for her to become the church secretary at Open Arms Assembly, and she has been in that position ever since. Shirel and her husband Stanley have one son, a daughter-in-law and two beautiful granddaughters. Shirel has attended Open Arms Assembly since 1973. She enjoys reading, collecting cookbooks and mice, and scrapbooking.

  • Leah Smith

    worship leader | administrative assistant

    Leah currently serves at Open Arms Assembly of God, where she has been the worship leader for the past 7 years. She is a gifted songwriter and in 2014 God inspired Leah to producer her first full length CD entitled, Heart Cry. Leah is a pssionate worshiper and desires to inspire that in others. In addition to leading worship, she also works in the office at Open Arms producing graphics/promotional materials and assisting the needs of the Pastor and staff.