Everette Cornell Maltbia is Founder and Senior Pastor of True Holiness Saints Center, Inc. in Conway, Arkansas where he has faithfully served for more than two decades.
Pastor Maltbia attended the University of Central Arkansas while simultaneously receiving his ordination into the Gospel Ministry by the Church of God In Christ Inc. A Conway native, Pastor Maltbia began his career as a licensed minister in 1989. Pastor Maltbia, while studying Business Administration at the University of Arkansas, made the decision to dedicate his life exclusively to the pastoral ministry.
Over the years Pastor Maltbia has demonstrated his leadership not only as Senior Pastor of True Holiness Saints Center, Inc. but also to the City of Conway by serving on the board of directors of the following organizations: United Way of Faulkner County, Salvation Army of Faulkner County, Faulkner County Leadership Institute, Conway Regional Health System Community Advisory Board, Community Foundation of Faulkner County, the University of Central Arkansas’s Inaugural Parent and Family Council, Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, and as a founding member of the Conway Community Race Relations Initiative. Pastor Maltbia was also appointed as Chaplain of the State of Arkansas’s House of Representatives 87th General Assembly.
Pastor Maltbia currently serves as a member of the City of Conway’s Civil Service Commission, Conway Regional Health System Board of Directors, Chaplain for the Conway Police Department, Chaplain for Veasley Funeral Home and Cremations, and a member of Conway Ministerial Alliance. Pastor Maltbia has most recently been appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to the University of Central Arkansas’s Board of Trustees.
Throughout Pastor Maltbia’s career he has received numerous awards and recognition for his outstanding leadership both locally and nationally. His acknowledgements first began in 1989 when he was featured in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette newspaper at the age of 17 as the Youth of the year. In 1994 he received recognition from the International Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, Chandler David Owens, for his dedication and commitment to the Church of God In Christ. In 1995 he received the state of Arkansas Certificate of Recognition from Governor Jim Guy Tucker. In 1996 he was given the key to the city of Conway from Mayor David Kinley and again in 2002 by city of Conway Mayor Tab Townsell. In 2001 he received Honorary Assistant Attorney General of the State of Arkansas by Attorney General Mark Pryor. In 2010 he received a citation from the State of Arkansas’s House of Representatives 87th General Assembly by Speaker of the House Robbie Wills. Pastor Maltbia has also received the Ten Outstanding Young Arkansan Award, the President’s Award from the University of Central Arkansas, and numerous awards and recognition from the University of Central Arkansas’s Athletic Department, Greek Community, and Student Organizations.
Pastor Maltbia is married to his high school sweetheart, Natasha Maltbia. God has blessed them with two beautiful children, Kennedy and Connor.