First Baptist Church Maumelle, 100 Valencia Drive: The church welcomes all women for a weekly Bible study and get-together called Friend Me. The hour-and-a-half get-togethers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall of the Activities Building. Each of the six get-togethers are designed to take away the insecurities and awkwardness of joining a new group in a friendly and non-threatening way. The sessions will include Bible study, discussion, prayer and food. The $10 fee covers the literature expense. For more information on the many other activities of First Baptist Church Maumelle, please call the church office at 851-3547 or visit our website

First Christian Church of Maumelle, 4001 Club Manor Drive: The Rev. Shari Coote will be the guest speaker Sunday. The topic "Protected and Connected," based on John 10:20-30, will be the sermon. The Rev. Coote is the former minister at Pulaski Heights Christian Church and now is the chairperson of Interfaith Hospitality Network. There will be a potluck luncheon immediately following the service. Worship service will be at 10:45 a.m. For more information, go to the church’s website at

First United Methodist Church of Maumelle, 1201 Edgewood Drive: The church will have its worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Lake Willastein followed by a family picnic. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic lunch and enjoy music by the chancel choir, praise team and men’s ensemble. There will not be any services or activities at the church on Sunday. Next week, the church will resume its regular Sunday schedule. Contemporary worship is at 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. At 9:30 a.m., there is an encounter worship, and at 11 a.m., traditional worship. For more information, go online to

Graves Memorial Baptist Church, 4617 Oak Grove Road, North Little Rock: Something big is under way for all the guys. There will be roller skating tonight, meeting first at the church at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $7.

A mission trip to Nebraska from the church will be July 21-28. Everyone is welcome to volunteer, including singles, those who are married, youth and children. The cost is $35 for an individual and $75 for a family. Anyone who is interested or who would like more information about the trip should contact Travis at (501) 851-1493.

Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church, 449 Millwood Circle, Maumelle: Everyone is welcome to attend a service at 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Shepherd of the Peace’s Mother’s Day Out is from 9:05 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday for children 1-5. Enrollment is under way for the fall term. For more information, call the office at (501) 851-4546 or go online at