Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: The Friedl class will eat out at 5 p.m. July 26 at Olive Garden.

There will be an evening worship service July 29 with the Grace Inter-City Spirtiual House of Prayer Baptist Church, 1800 W. 16th Street, NLR.

There will be a "Hands On," mission project and block party from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 at the Jim Roberts Park (across from Vestal ballfields). We are joining with the Grace Inter-City Spiritual House of Prayer Baptist Church. There will be hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, kids activities, games, face painting, McGruff the police dog and a bounce house.

Church for All Nations, 5500 Landers Road, Sherwood: For more information, call the church office at (501) 753-0033.

Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer St., North Little Rock: Brother Rich began a four-week program at 7 p.m. Wednesday and will continue through Aug. 8 on the fact and fiction of "The DaVinci Code."

The First United Methodist Women will present a Haiti study that will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 21 in the fellowship hall. The lunch will be provided. The study is open to everyone.

The Gardner fish fry will be held Aug. 18 in the fellowship hall, and chicken also will be served this year. Tickets and volunteer sheets soon will be available.

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, 401 N. First St., Jacksonville: For more information, call the church office at (501) 982-1519.

First Baptist Church of Sherwood, 701 Country Club Road, Sherwood: The church Vacation Bible School concludes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today with a musical at 6 p.m. July 22. The class is for all ages.

A "Visit with Vickie" for all ladies will be at 6:30 p.m. July 26 in the fellowship hall. There will be a dinner salad. Ladies, please bring a salad and one copy of the salad recipe to share. Dessert and drinks will be provided.

First Christian Church, 2803 East Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: For more information, go to

Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene, 116 S. Pine, North Little Rock: For more information, contact the church office at (501) 371-0912.

Hope Baptist Church, 139 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call Pastor Dr. Terry Coomer at (501) 819-0446 or or visit the website at

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

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: Looking for something different this summer, consider the Summer Book Club. Children in fourth, fifth and sixth grades will read "The Bronze Bow" from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and August 1 and take part in archery lessons and games. To sign-up, email Rochelle Gray at

The adult book club will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday and July 29. The Rev. Cindy Henry will lead a discussion on "Have a Little Faith." On Aug. 5 and Aug. 12, the Rev. Richard Lancaster will lead a discussion on "The Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See."

Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call the church office at (501) 753-4860 or on the web at

Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: The church will have Vacation Bible Study from Sunday-July 26. The church needs volunteers for crafts, actors, and food to be served. For more information, contact Randy Shannon or call the church office at (501) 753-6041.

Little Rock First Church of the Nazarene, 1200 North Mississippi, Little Rock: The church invites all children to "Tumbleweed Gulch" Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday. There will Bible learning activities for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade for free. For more information, call the church office at (501) 225-6632.

Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: The church will have Vacation Bible School "Unity In The Community" from 6-8 p.m. today and Friday. The Health Fair and Community Picnic will be Saturday. Classes are for all ages, and all are welcome.

The church will have its annual revival beginning at 7 p.m., nightly Aug. 1-3. Guest Evangelist will be the Rev. Timothy Rogers. Please come and be revived. All are welcome. For more information, call (501) 376-3575.

Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 5417 Valentine Road, North Little Rock: For more information, contact Betty Butler, (501) 835-2657.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 2200 Willow St., North Little Rock: The church will celebrate Dr. O.C. Jones’ 55 years of devoted service. There will be a banquet Saturday with festivities continuing through Sunday and a tribute during the morning worship. To make a banquet reservation or for more information, call the church office at 758-1190.

North Little Rock First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: The church will host a performing arts camp from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 8-10. This camp is for children entering second grade through sixth grade. Cost is $5 per child. The camp will be centered around the musical drama "Spend Awhile on the Nile." The drama will perform at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 in the sanctuary of the church. Registration is now online at The camp will be lead by Kurt Kennedy, music ministries director. For information, call 835-2201 or visit the website at

Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd: The church will have "Son Surf Beach Bash" Vacation Bible School beginning at 6 p.m. today-Sunday for all children 3 through fifth grade. VBS began Wednesday. There will be activities, snacks, lunch and lots of learning. To serve as a leader or help, please contact Jennifer Schaffner or Linda White at the church.

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church is collecting shoes no longer in use, but still usable, for donation to Ozark Water Projects, an Arkansas-based ministry that turns recycled shoes into clean water projects in developing nations. Founder Beckham and Karla Allen explain, "when you donate used or new shoes, Ozark Water Projects exports them to distributors in South America, Haiti and Kenya. Shoe resale builds the local economy with micro businesses and affordable shoes for pennies on the dollar or barter. Funds generated are used to purchase well-digging rigs, water purification systems, and other supplies to bring clean, fresh water to those in need." A shipment of shoes is being gathered Aug. 1. Shoes donated to the church can be dropped from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., weekdays, plus Sundays. For more information, call the church office at (501) 753-9533.

Sunday school for all ages begins at the church at 9:45 a.m. A nursery is provided for both Sunday school and worship. Area residents are cordially invited. For more information, call the church office at 753-9533.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church Fifth Sunday Festival of the Senses presents "A Midsummer’s Eve Classic Organ Concert" at 5 p.m. July 29 by concert organist Lynn Baumann. Bauman, a native of Arkansas, currently serves as pastoral musician and organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, RC in Memphis, Tenn. He has played concerts throughout the state of Arkansas and also in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Wisconsin and at several cathedrals in the United Kingdom. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The concert is free to the public. After the concert, there will be a meet-the-artist reception.

The church will offer centering prayer at 9:30 a.m. each Monday morning in the church. For more information, call the church office at (501) 753-4281.

Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas Highway 107, Sherwood: The church Vacation Bible School theme is "Sky," which will kick off with food and activities from 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday and continue from 6-8:15 p.m. each night through Wednesday for age 4 through sixth grade. Registration forms are available in the church office.

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

Victory Baptist Church, 515 Sherwood Ave., Sherwood: The church is enrolling children for its Mother’s Day Out program and its Summer Day Camp. For more information, call (501) 835-2400. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. Open Bible study classes for all ages are at 5 p.m. followed by an evening worship service at 5:45 p.m. each Sunday. The church offers a nursery and activities for children through 4.