About Our Church
Memorial has a long history of Christian ministry, and we
hope that you will have a chance to visit and worship with
The church was known as The Presbyterian Church
of Forrest City which was organized in 1874 by Rev. W. S.
Davies of Cotton Plant, Arkansas. The church building was
erected in 1885. In 1903, there were 16 members on the roll.
Construction on a new church building began in September 1922
and is the site of our present sanctuary.
In the spring of 1923, the congregation changed
the name of the church to The W. S. Graham Memorial since
a significant gift was given from Mrs. W. S. Graham in memory
of her husband. The church property was expanded to include
an educational building built in 1962 and a fellowship hall
called Pettus Hall was built in 1969. In September 2000, the
Christian Activities Building (C.A.B.), was dedicated. The
C.A.B. is enjoyed by children, youth, and adults for physical
Prayer is central in the faith community of Graham Memorial.
A list of prayer concerns is sent out to members and friends
twice a week in our Graham List. Each week three families
are highlighted and prayed for by the elders and in the worship
If you are interested in church membership or would like
to have more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us at (870) 633-4424.
Dr. Larry Mitchel, Minister
Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church
Forrest City, AR 72335