Our Mission, Vision & Belief

Restoration Church is a non-denominational, faith and family oriented, full-gospel church. We have something for all ages. We believe God has called Restoration Church to be a PROTOTYPE for what the culture should look like in our community, our state, our nation, and our world.

Core Beliefs:

  • The Bible was written by men but inspired by God
  • There is ONE God eternally existant in three persons (Father, Son, Spirit)
  • Jesus Christ is the Son of God.  (Fully Man and Fully God)
  • Jesus Christ is the ONLY way to heaven
  • The Holy Spirit is the promise of the Father sent by Jesus

Core Values:

We exist to lead people to become passionate followers of Christ.

  • We value the Bible.  It’s God’s Word and our guide for everyday living
  • We value life filled with the Holy Spirit.  It’s a must for effective ministry
  • We value Transformation.  It’s what determines a successful minsitry
  • We value Relationships beyond Sunday.  They’re vital for church growth
  • We value Love for God and people.  We strive to display it in word and deed.
  • We value Excellence.  In every ministry because it honors God and inspires people. 

Why we do what we do:

  • To reach people WHERE THEY ARE
  • To provide OPPORTUNITIES .  Opportunities for lost people to find Jesus.
  • We’re all about reaching PEOPLE 
  • To be RELEVANT.  Every ministry should be designed to help people apply principles of God’s Word in their everyday lives.  

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.  
Pastors James & Shelba Findley
Pastor James Findley was called into the ministry in 1970 and attended the Berean School of the Bible. He is Senior Pastor of Restoration Church. He was formerly the pastor at Pottsville Assembly of God for several years. He and his wife, Shelba, have two children, Brandi and Ron. Brandi and husband Shane have a son, Brayden. Ron and his wife, Ronda, have two children, Meredith and Jordan.  James enjoys music, often singing or playing the steel during the worship services at Restoration Church.    
Music Pastor Carol Chilcoat
CJ Chilcoat, sister of Pastor James, is Music Pastor and Hospitality Coordinator at Restoration Church. She is one of five children of L.B. and Jean Findley, Assembly of God pastors to the state of Arkansas for many years. She formerly taught piano students for numerous years. She also served as interim music pastor at First Assembly in Russellville, where she conducted special productions. She also decorated for special events including weddings, birthdays, board meetings, and fellowships there. Now she exercises those ministries here at Restoration.  CJ has two sons, Bryce & Ty, as well as two beautiful daughter in laws, Amanda & Kayla.


Youth Pastors Bryce & Amanda Chilcoat  
Bryce & Amanda Chilcoat are the youth pastors at Restoration Worship Center. They served as youth sponsors for several years before stepping up into the youth pastor position. Bryce & Amanda have been married 5 and half years. They have a sweet, fun-loving 4 1/2 year old golden retriever lab mix, named Gabe. Bryce also works full time at Shipley Motors of Pottsville, AR as a parts and delivery person. Amanda is a stay at home wife who loves crafting, journaling, & organizing. Bryce & Amanda enjoy traveling, Disney movies, music, and spending time with their youth group students