Pastor Jonathan Yarboro

City of Wetumpka Reflects on Damaging Tornado, Two Years Later

On January 19, 2019, an EF2 tornado hit parts of Wetumpka near downtown, damaging several businesses and homes, thankfully leaving no injuries or fatalities. The First Baptist Church and city police station were heavily damaged, forcing the police station to relocate. Among damaged was First Presbyterian Church which was destroyed. Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Jonathan Yarboro, says the city…

Selma Church Leaders Prepare for Virtual Revival

Normally, church revivals bring people together under one roof to hear Christian messages. But some Selma pastors are gearing up for a revival this week held entirely online. “This would be the 8th year, but usually it’s a tent revival,” organizer Eric Dawson said. Due to Covid-19, the plans have changed slightly. The Selma Outreach Team’s Fellowship Prayer Ministry will…

First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka Celebrates Easter Amid Tornado Cleanup

Easter Sunday church services were held across the state today, including at First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka. That church was heavily damaged during a January tornado. “Today is the day when we remember the empty tomb,” Pastor Jonathan Yarboro says. Easter is always the time for traditions, include sunrise services and Easter egg hunts. For the congregation of FPC of…