Pastor Courtney's Bio

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Courtney Elizabeth Bacon-Latina and her husband, Ron Latina, moved to Malvern in September of 2015 and ordained here at First Presbyterian Church on October 25, 2015.  Courtney was raised in Camden, AR, graduated from the U of A, Fayetteville in 1997, received a Master of Divinity from Oral Roberts University in 2003, and a Master of Theology from Princeton Seminary in 2005.

        Courtney is currently working on a M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.  Courtney is a certified Advanced Family Life Instructor and a certified Prepare & Enrich Facilitator. She has experience with individual and couple’s counseling, grief counseling, and as a teaching assistant and adjunct professor at various seminaries.
          Courtney is married to Ron Latina, who is also an ordained non-denominational minister and businessman. Ron has an amazing voice, is active in the choir, and blesses the church with solos periodically. Ron has a 20-year old daughter, Micah, who attends college in California.  Courtney and Ron’s first child, Lilliana Elizabeth Latina, arrived in February of 2016.

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