2120 W. Emma Ave., Springdale, AR 72762
SpringCreek Fellowship


Dr. Rick Grace

Dr. Rick Grace has been the Senior Pastor at SpringCreek Fellowship since 2005. He has more than 40 years of pastoral experience, having served churches in Illinois, Kansas, and now Arkansas. He holds a BS in History Education from Eastern Illinois University; a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in pastoral counseling from the University of Dubuque (IA) Theological Seminary; and a Doctor of Ministry in worship also from UDTS.

Dr. Grace has been married to his best friend Nancy for over 40 years and have two married children. Their son, Erick, lives in Fort Worth, TX, with his wife, Emily, and their three sons, Gage, Holden and Caleb.

Their daughter, LeeAnne Rhodes, lives in Goshen, AR, with her husband, Bill, and their children, Zachariah and Leah.

Joshua Benefiel

Josh and his family will be joining us mid- September of 2018 as our Youth Pastor.

Check back soon for his complete Bio!

Darryl Pennington

Darryl joined the staff here (Assoc. Pastor) at SpringCreek Fellowship in January of 2018.  He and his wife Laura Lee attended SpringCreek as members for a  year before coming on Staff.

 Darryl Attended New Life Bible College in California before entering the Ministry.  He has also taken Online Courses to help prepare him for the Ministry.  Darryl is an Ordained Minister and comes to SpringCreek after serving churches in Nevada, California and here in the NWA. 

Darryl has been a resident in the NWA area for over 20 years.   Darryl and his wife (Laura Lee) have a total of 8 children and 6 Grandchildren.   They love the NWA  and all that it has to offer.  

One of Darryl's passions (beside the Ministry) is fishing.  Darryl is easy going and enjoys one on one time with people.