North Little Rock

Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer, North Little Rock: The gardener quilters meets at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday of the month.

The Sunday evening bible study has been resumed at 5:30 p.m, on Sunday evenings.

Graves Memorial Baptist Church, 4617 Oak Grove Road, North Little Rock: The Youth D-Now weekend is Saturday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 19, with guest speaker Jay Jacobs and band Tyler Bass. Cost is $35. Also ladies scrapbook class will be held at noon.The state conference on evangelism and church growth will be Monday, Jan. 21 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Sherwood 1st Baptist , 701 Country Club Rd. Guest speakers Dr. Junior Hill, Dr. Fred Luter, Dr. Robert Smith, Rev. Sammy Tippit and Dr. Emil Turner and worship held by Rev. Jeff Stotts and Central Baptist Jonesboro Praise Team.

For more information call the church office at 851-1493.

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

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: The church invites you to “Applied Light,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday evenings in our new coffeehouse worship community in the Gibson Hall. The discussion will be “Messaging” with guest artist Dennis Ouellette, a local acoustic blues performer. The following Wednesday, Jan. 23, “Tongue-Wagging,” will be the discussion with guest artist Jessica Lauren who you might find on any given weekend singing classic rock with the Marchese-Hendricks Project or bounding across the stage with local rapper “607.” The last Wednesday, Jan. 30, “Fighting Fair,” will be the discussion with guest artist Daniel Petty, a performer who reminds us that young people power the music. Enjoy some good brew, good company, live music, and “install” some practical teaching “apps” and experiences into your life. Each week in Applied Light we’ll feature a different guest performer, and in January our life lessons will be on Communication.

Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: It is time for the church annual coat drive. Bring your old coats, sweaters, gloves, hats and such to Fretwell Hall.

Carl Parchman has started a new Sunday School class for young adults up to the age of 40.

For more information, call the church office at 753-4860 or on the web at www.levychurch.com

Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: For more information, contact Randy Shannon or call the church office at 753-6041.

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, contact Charlotte Thomas, 835-8867.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 2200 Willow St., North Little Rock: The church will host its annual Fireside Chat honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin L. King Jr at non on Saturday, Jan. 19. Attorney Willard Procter will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend.

The church morning worship is at 10:45 a.m., Sundays. The church where everyone is somebody, and Christ is all. 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 invites you to get Fit as a great way to workout in a fun environment held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., each Tuesday evening in the Fellowship Hall. It is free and for all ages and abilities. Grab your tennis shoes and a water bottle and come join the fun. For information, call 835-2201 or visit the website at nlrfumc.org.

Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: The monthly fellowship dinner will be at noon, Sunday, Jan. 20, in the family life center.

The youth ministry will sponsor a soup and cornbread lunch at 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, after the worship service. There will be no charge for the meal but donations will be accepted.

The 9th through 12th grade youth will be going to Camp Couchdale Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 24 for Snoasis, the Great River Region’s annual CYF retreat. Registration forms are available in the Lay office at church. The cost is $55 and turned in no later than Sunday, Jan. 27 to Danny Carson or Linda White. For more information please call the church office at 501-753-1109 or visit www.parkhillchristian.org

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church sermon series, “Good News in Four Voices, reflections on the portraits of Jesus painted in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, will begin at 11 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 2o, worship service.

“The Bible in 90 Days,” will begin at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, a group who will read the Bible in three months, meeting weekly to discuss their readings.

Regular Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:45 a.m. A nursery is provided for smaller children. The youth group will begin the study of Genesis at 6:30 p.m, that evening. For more information, call the church office at 753-9533.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church will offer centering prayer at 3 p.m. a.m. each Monday morning in the church. Morning Prayer at 7 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and at 8:30 p.m., Thursday and Wednesday Eucharist at noon, and evening prayer at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. For more information, call the church office at 753-4281.

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 contact, pastor John Sammons at 920-6217 or online at www.thechurchatnorthhills.com.

Sherwood

Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: The church will begin small groups at 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, and studying “Not a Fan,” by Kyle Idleman. This study is a DVD driven discussion regarding our becoming a completely committed follower of Jesus.

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

First Baptist Church of Sherwood, 701 Country Club Road, Sherwood:Stewardship emphasis Sunday, Jan. 20, with all adults and youth will meet together at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:15 with a special class and a time of worship that evening at 5:30 p.m. All sessions will be held in the Worship Center.

Nursing home ministry at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Premier Health and Rehab, 5100 Richards in North Little Rock.

Mission’s fundraiser lunch immediately following morning worship Sunday, Jan. 27.

Ladies Bible study begins at 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 with childcare or at 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28 and runs for seven sessions.

Deacon’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28.

Men ans Boy’s annual wild game dinner will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, in the fellowship hall. There will be a variety of game and a great time of fellowship with other men. Bro. Ricky will lead in a time of devotion. Sign-up sheets are located in the Worship Center foyer. Make plans to attend and invite others as your guest.

The trip to the Holy Land will be April 16 through 27, 2013. You can pick up information in the church office.

First Christian Church, 2803 East Kiehl Ave., Sherwood:

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

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 United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas Highway 107, Sherwood: The evening studies will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, with adults and youth. The groups will then break off into two groups for “Our Life as a Cup.” Childcare will be provided if necessary.

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 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 four.

Jacksonville

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