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

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

The XYZ group will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the fellowship hall.

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). The church is 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 Crime Dog and a bounce house.

The church is collecting school supplies for the area schools to give to students who cannot afford them. The crayon crusade will be during the morning worship service Sunday, Aug. 12.

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 Gardner fish fry will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, in the fellowship hall, and chicken also will be served this year. Tickets and volunteer sheets soon will be available. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 4 to 12. A bake sale also will be featured. Members are asked to start planning what to bring for the bake sale.

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: A “Visit with Vickie” for all ladies will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday 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” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 1 and take part in archery lessons and games. To sign-up, e-mail Rochelle Gray at

The adult book club will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday and Thursday. 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: The church along with Red Cross and Be the Match to take blood donations in honor of Micah (former NLR police officer) who has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia to register people into the National Bone Marrow Registry from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. See Jamie Bradshaw, Krista Blevins or Amy Bewley.

The ladies Back to School Supper will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, in the ministry center.

The church community outreach will be accepting donated items and money for the school supply night from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. To donate funds, please give to Bowsmans, Huffs or Deals. 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-Thursday. For more information, contact Randy Shannon or call the church office at 501-753-6041.

Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: 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: 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 be performed at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 in the sanctuary of the church. Registration can be done on online at The camp will be led 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 small groups ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the room next to the small kitchen. Everyone is invited and nursery will be provided.

The NLR Friends of the Animals Transition into Fall fashion show will be from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Christian Family Life Center. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Fashion Corner or from NLR Friends of Animals. There will be door prizes. One woman will win a fashion photo shoot with This Shot Photography. All proceeds to go the NLR Animal Shelter.

The monthly meeting for the elders will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, and for the Cabinet at 7 p.m.

The church directory photos for individuals and family will be taken Aug. 9-Aug. 11 and then again Aug. 27-28. Each household will receive a copy of the directory and an 8-by-10 photo at no cost. Watch for sign-up information.

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church is collecting used, but usable shoes 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 by 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 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 Bauman. Bauman, a native of Arkansas, serves as pastoral musician and organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 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 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. with a worship service at 10 a.m. Open Bible study classes for all ages are at 5 p.m. with an evening worship service at 5:45 p.m. each Sunday. The church offers a nursery and activities for children through age 4.