Mayor’s prayer breakfast in Sherwood


The 21st Annual Sherwood Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday, May 2 at Sherwood Forest. Breakfast line opens at 6:30 a.m. and program begins at 7 a.m. Guest speaker is 2016 Mrs. Arkansas Jessica Jackson. Tickets and more information are available at sherwoodmayorsprayerbreakfast.com or by calling the chairman Greg Clark at 835-4141.


Jacksonville First Baptist Church presents Easter Cantata


The Worship Choir of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville will present the Easter Cantata, “The Tomb is Empty Now” at 5 p.m. this Sunday, April 9. Pastor Mark Smith and Worship Pastor Doug Moore invite everyone to come and worship as we celebrate the redemptive work of Christ on the cross. The church is located at 401 North First St. A nursery will be provided. For more information, call the church office at 982-1519.


North Little Rock


Cedar Heights Baptist Church, 14502 Cedar Heights Road, North Little Rock: Traditional Worship Service begins at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., Worship Service and Children’s Church (for ages 3 years through 2nd Grade) begins at 10:45 a.m. Adult Choir will meet at 4 p.m. and Proclaimers(Youth Choir) at 5 p.m. Our Evening Worship time is 6 p.m., and also at 6 p.m. we have “Sunday Night Live”, for our children (K4-6th Grade). Wednesday Nights we have Supper(by reservations) at 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m., 10 years old-Adults $5, 4 years old-9 years old $3.50, 3 years and younger eat Free.


PraiseKids start at 6:15 p.m., Youth and Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Please check out Cedar Heights Christian Day Care and Academy. For children 6 weeks-12 grade. For more information, go to chbcnlr.com or call 851-2563.


Central Baptist Church, 5200 Fairway Ave., North Little Rock: Sunday services, 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 771-1125 or online at www.cbcnlr.org


Crystal Hill Assembly of God, 6722 Mountain Pine Rd, North Little Rock: Service times; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship and 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening.


Eastern Star Baptist Church, 2701 East Second St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 945-7949.


Eighth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 901 Scipio A. Jones Drive, North Little Rock: For more information, call 376-7443.


First Baptist Church, 811 Scipio A. Jones Drive, North Little Rock: For more information, call 374-9394


Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene, 116 S. Pine St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 371-0912.


First Presbyterian Church of North Little Rock, 201 West 4th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 374-7677 or go online to argentapres.org


Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer, North Little Rock: Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. The Gardner quilters meet at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.


Graves Memorial Baptist Church, 4617 Oak Grove Road, North Little Rock: Every Monday the ladies Bible study begins at 5:30 p.m. with food, study begins at 6 p.m. The study is: “A Woman of Faith: Living in Jesus.” The Monday morning Sewing Group meets at 9 a.m. Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Young Adult Bible Study meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday. For more information, call 851-1493.


Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church , 7006 Jasna Gora Drive, Marche: For more information on services, call 851-2763.


King Solomon Baptist Church, 1304 Pine Street, North Little Rock: The church will be having its 54th annual Crucifixion Pageant of he death, burial and resurrection at 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16. The public is invited. For more information, on the pageant, call 372-6530. For more information on services at the church, call 320-8931, 372-6530 or 374-8686.


Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: The church invites you to mark your calendars for the annual North Little Rock Community Easter Sunrise Service. Join your neighbors at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16 at Lakewood Village as we greet the sunrise on the most holy day of the Christian calendar. It’s a quieter, more intimate alternative to the giant service across the river.


During Lent, we’re offering daily devotionals written by different members of our congregation. Go to our website (expandingthelight.org) to subscribe to receive the devotionals via email, or pick up a paper copy at our church.


Lakewood UMC is a growing church with deep roots in the community. Our mission is to “Expand the Light by seeking, serving and sharing the message of Jesus Christ.” Please join us at any of our four Sunday morning services (both contemporary and traditional services, at both 9 and 11 a.m.). For more information about Lakewood UMC, contact the church office at 753-6186, go to our website at www.expandingthelight.org, or Like Us on Facebook.


Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Ave., North Little Rock: Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10:15 a.m. Lil’ Angels at Levy Baptist can be reached at 406-7180 or by email at Lilangelsatlevybaptist@yahoo.com, hours of operation are 24 hours/7 days a week.We are located at Camp Robinson Road and Pike Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 753-7347.


Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-4860 or visit the website at www.levychurch.com. Wednesday morning, 10:30 a.m. is Knitted together with love.


Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-6041. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 10:45 a.m.


Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 376-3575.


Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 5417 Valentine Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 982-5893 or contact Betty Butler at 835-2657 or 425-8516.


Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 800 Page Mill Road, North Little Rock: Weekly: Sunday Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Youth and Adult Bible Study 7 p.m. For more information on Sunday services or the new church building, call 758-1190.


New Bibleway Church of God, 1207 W. 22nd St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 944-3972.


North Little Rock First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd.,: Don’t miss the church’s special Palm Sunday Service this Sunday, April 9. A church-wide craft and bake sale, sponsored by our United Methodist Women, will take place before and after service with all proceeds benefitting mission projects in the church and community. Then during the church’s 10 a.m. Sunday school hour, Jesus, a live donkey, and the disciples will be parading around the church building. The church’s Sanctuary worship service at 11 a.m. will feature the church’s Chancel Choir, Orchestra and Narrators in this year’s Easter Cantata, “There Stands a Cross.” You are invited to walk through those dusty streets of old Jerusalem and meet the people Jesus inexplicably invited into the Kingdom. Let their journeys shed light on your journey. They share with you a common bond, for at the end of all our journeys…There Stands a Cross!


For more information, visit the church’s website at www.nlrfumc.org or call the church at 835-2201.


Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: Sunday worship begins with Cross Roads at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and traditional worship at 11 a.m. Quilter’s meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Ask about our Zumba classes. For more information, call 753-1109 or visit www.parkhillchristian.org


Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:45 a.m. A nursery is provided for all Sunday activities and “Wee Worship” for younger children at 11 a.m.


Area residents are cordially invited. For more information, follow the church on Facebook, on its website, www.parkhillpres.org, or call the office at 753-9533.


Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church - E.L.C.A., 5900 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: Please join us for Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. Weekly Bible Study is also held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. A prayer request box is located in our parking lot - prayers will be lifted up for all concerns and joys that are placed in the box.


All are welcome here! For more information, call 753-8134


St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1421 E. Second St., North Little Rock, Rosary is held 10:30 a.m. each Sunday, followed by 11 a.m. Mass. Igbo (African) Mass is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month.


St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: Lenten Study At St. Luke’s: Join us on Wednesdays in Lent for our weekly study and simple supper.


Dinner begins at 6 p.m., the study starts at 6:30, and the evening concludes at 7:15 p.m.with Compline. All are invited.


April 5


The Stations of the Cross


Join us on Fridays in the church at 6 p.m. during Lent for this walking meditation through the last hours of Jesus’ life culminating in his passion. Begins on Friday, March 3 and ends on April 14.


Lent Events


Palm Sunday


April 9


Services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.


Maundy Thursday


April 13


Service at 7 p.m.


All Night Prayer Vigil


April 13—14


Sign-up will be in the Narthex


Good Friday


April 14


Services at noon and 7 p.m.


Easter Vigil


April 15


Service with Holy Baptism at 6:30 p.m.


Easter Day


April 16


Services at 8 and 10:30 a.m.


Brunch at 9:15 a.m.


Egg Hunt at 9:45 a.m.


St. Mary’s Parish Center, 15th Parker St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 374-7123.


St. Patrick Church, 211 W. 19th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-2726.


St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church, 902 North E St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 945-9649


The Amboy United Methodist:Church, 311 East Military Road, North Little Rock: For more information, e-mail wordweaver@arkansas.net.


The Church at North Hills, 4500 North Hills Blvd., North Little Rock: For more information, call 920-6217 or online at www.thechurchatnorthhills.com.


Sherwood


Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: Bible study begins at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and the Evening service begins at 5 p.m. The Wednesday evening meal is served from 5 - 5:45 p.m, each Wednesday. Adults: $3, Youth and Children under 17 eat free, For more information, visit www.baringcrossbaptist.org. or call 833-2347


Church for All Nations, 5500 Landers Road, Sherwood: For more information, call 753-0033.


First Baptist Church of Sherwood, 701 Country Club Road, Sherwood: Sunday Bible study begins at 9 a.m., the morning worship service begins at 10:15 a.m., and the evening service begins at 6 p.m.


For more information, call 835-3154 or visit www.fbcsherwood.org.


First Christian Church of Sherwood, 2803 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: We hope you will make plans to attend our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m., worship. For more information, call 835-5505 or online at www.sherwoodfcc.org


Hope Baptist Church, 139 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call 819-0446 or email tlcoomer@juno.com or visit the website at www.hopebaptistlittlerock.com.


Indianhead Lake Baptist Church, 8601 Indianhead Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call 749-2855.


Kehillat Israel Messianic Church, 151 Fred Rains Drive, Sherwood: The church will begin services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Torah study is at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays.


Sylvan Hills First Baptist Church, 9008 Hwy 107, Sherwood: Sunday morning Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship service is 10:45 a.m. Sunday evening worship begins at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.


For more information, 835-2511 or visit www.sylvanhillsfbc.com.


Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas Highway 107, Sherwood: For more information, check out our website: www.sylvanhillsumc.com or find us on Facebook.


Sherwood Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: The church invites you for Bible study at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesdays. For more information, call 835-8889 or email ladysnow64@yahoo.com.


The Church at Sherwood, 1061 Lantrip Road, Sherwood: Bible classes begin at 9:30 a.m. with corporate worship, including the weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper, at 10:30 a.m. Small groups meet in homes on Sunday evening. The congregation also assembles on Wednesday evening at 5:45 p.m. for supper (complimentary), with classes for all ages at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome in all church assemblies and functions. For information, call 834-0123, find us on Facebook or go to www.churchatsherwood.com.


Trinity Fellowship Church, 398 Bear Paw Road, Sherwood: For directions see our website, www.trinityfellowshippca.org


Victory Baptist Church, 515 Sherwood Ave., Sherwood: Sunday School is at 9 a.m. with a worship service at 10 a.m., evening worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening worship service at 6:30 p.m. The church offers a nursery and activities for children through age four.


Jacksonville


First Assembly of God, 221 N. Elm St., Jacksonville: Church services start at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday School, with the morning service at 10:30 a.m. The Evangelistic Service is at 6 p.m. and all on Sunday. The Mid-Week Service is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.


First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, 401 N. First St., Jacksonville: For more information, call 982-1519.


Christian Church of Jacksonville, 200 E. Martin , Jacksonville: For more information, call 982-3768


Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 1017 Ray Road, Jacksonville, Sunday School: 8:50 a.m., Children’s Church: 10:20 a.m., Sunday morning Service starts at: 10:30 a.m.


For more information call 982-6215, email info@mtpisgahjville.org or visit our website: www.mtpisgahjville.org


Second Baptist Church, 1117 N. James St., Jacksonville: Second Baptist Church is located at 1117 North James Street in Jacksonville. For more information, call 985-2502.


Little Rock


Pleasant Valley Church of Christ, 10900 Rodney Parham, Little Rock: Sunday services start at 8:15 a.m. and then again at 10:45 a.m. Bible classes are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday evening services are at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Chuck Monan serves as the preaching minister. For more information, call 225-5818


— As submitted by area churches