South Central PAM Region

Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma

Welcome to the South Central PAM Region page! PAM Regions were first conceived in January of 2020 as an effort to expand PAM's geographical reach.

Mission Statement: PAM believes that formative and collaborative experiences with God and neighbor nurture relationships and create community.

(Adopted January 2020)

Steering Team

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Little Rock, AR

Mary Ibis

Mary has served Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, as Associate Director of Music since 2001. Mary is responsible for the children’s music programming as well as handbells. Passionate about accessibility and inclusion, Mary works to ensure all God’s children are welcome in worship, study, service, and song.

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Austin, TX

Beth Judd, chair

Beth is a retired Director of Music with experience in all aspects of worship and arts ministries, including extensive national handbell leadership as conductor, and serving as Past President of AGEHR/HMA.

Bryan, TX

Christine Larsen

Christine serves on the Executive Board of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians and was recently ordained as a Deacon in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Houston, TX

Anne Wilson

Anne is a seasoned educator and current member of the PAM Executive Board. Her experience with the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) provides an important connection with PAM's mission.

Upcoming Events

Synod of the Sun Grant for Older Adults (65+)

We have funds available for senior adults, age 65 or older to either attend our Worship and Music Conference online, or attend in-person at Montreat with the aid of a mobility scooter. Apply today!



June 20 - 25, 2021


June 27 - July 2, 2021

This intergenerational conference is for children, youth, adults, pastors, directors, organists, pianists, guitarists, percussionists, ringers, worship leaders, choir members, and anyone who loves and takes part in the worship and music of the church.



Past Events

Our first event was a success! So many terrific ideas for Lent and Holy Week were generated, some long-time friends exchanged hellos and new friends were made, and a sense of community was built as we shared those challenges and holy surprises of this difficult time of pandemic.


View the Lenten Resources here!