1851 - Formed from Washita Presbytery by Texas Synod
1852 - Became part of newly formed Washita Synod
1856 - Became part of Ouachita Synod
1884 - Became part of Arkansas Synod in consolidation of Arkansas, Ouachita, and White River Synods
1935 - Dissolved by Arkansas Synod. Merged with Mound Prairie Presbytery.
1936 - Restored as Bartholomew Presbytery by Arkansas Synod
1988 - Became part of Arkansas Presbytery and Synod of Great Rivers in major reorganization of Cumberland Presbyterian Church Synods and Presbyteries
October 10, 1935
Owing to the weakened condition of Bartholomew Presbytery, we recommend that it be consolidated with Mound Prairie Presbytery and that the clerk turn all records to the clerk of Mound Prairie Presbytery and meet with Mound Prairie on Friday night before the 2nd Sunday in Nov., 1935.
[Source: Minutes of Arkansas Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 8-10, 1935, page 14]
October 7, 1936
Upon motion, Bartholomew Presbytery was restored to its originality, with Rev. C. D. Cartner as moderator, and Rev. T. S. Douglas Stated Clerk; and to meet at Pine Ridge on Tuesday night after the Second Sunday in November, 1936, at 7:00 P.M.
[Source: Minutes of Arkansas Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, October 6-8, 1936]