North Little Rock

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

Graves Memorial Baptist Church, 4617 Oak Grove Road, North Little Rock: The ladies Bible study is held at 5:30 p.m., with food, and study beginning at 6 p.m., each Monday night. The study is: “A Woman of Faith: Living in Jesus.”

For more information, call 851-1493.

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

King Solomon Baptist Church, 1304 Pine Street, North Little Rock: For more information, call 320-8931, 372-6530 or 374-8686.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: Rev. Richard Lanaster will lead a discussion on “Old Testament Turning Points” by Victor H. Matthews as part of the summer book club at 10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 25 in Gibson Hall. It’s about eight landmark Old Testament narratives that not only shaped Israelite identity but also continued to echo throughout the Old Testament as Israel grew into its role as the people of God.

“The Quest for Authentic Manhood,” will begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4. A captivating journey comprised of 24 sessions, this series helps men understand their masculine identity and show them how to make the pursuit of authentic manhood a lifelong priority. It helps men deal with various identity issues by looking back at past wounds and other things that may have distorted their idea of biblical masculinity.

Applied Light Coffeehouse Worship Community, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. in Gibson Hall: Join us for a mid-week worship experience that is informal and inspiring. Each week we feature a guest musician and enjoy a time of fellowship and coffee and then we share the application for the week. Rev. Cindy Henry and Youth Pastor Andrew Suite are co-leaders of this new adventure in faith, and the community is diverse in age and spirit.

We have four Sunday morning services to meet your needs. For more information, call 753-6186, go to our website at, or be our Facebook friend.

Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Avenue, North Little Rock: Our special guest on Sunday, Sept. 1 will be Dr. Paige Patterson. Dr. Paige Patterson is president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. With more than 50 years of faithful service and ministry as a pastor, evangelist, professor, college president, seminary president and denominational leader, Dr. Patterson travels throughout the United States and around the world, preaching in churches and sharing the life-changing message of the Gospel. Dr. Patterson will be here to speak during both our morning and evening services. During the evening service Dr. Patterson will bring a character from the Bible to life through a first-person monologue, as he tells the biblical account and drives home the meaning of the Scriptures in a fresh and compelling way! This will not be your ordinary sermon!

Pastor Steven Tiner, will lead a group to the Holy Land, carrying on the practice of pilgrimage in Christian history in October 2013. Come grow and change with us as we make this pilgrimage together. 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

Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-6041.

Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: The church will celebrate its 84th anniversary and homecoming at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, with special guest Dr. James Thrower and the Mercy Seat Baptist Church of Little Rock. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 376-3575.

Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 5417 Valentine Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 982-5893.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 2200 Willow St., North Little Rock: Morning worship is at 10:45 a.m., Sundays. For more information, call 758-1190.

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

North Little Rock First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: It’s back to school time and you’re invited to bring friends, neighbors and guests to Friendship Day, on Sunday, Aug. 25. Come enjoy an uplifting and moving worship service with free lunch, music, and lots of activities and games immediately following.

Children will enjoy bouncing in the bounce houses, playing games and participating in other kid-friendly activities.

Way Point Contemporary Worship begins at 9 a.m., Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m., and the traditional sanctuary worship service at 11 a.m. For more information, call 835-2201 or visit the church’s website at

Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-1109 or visit

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The sermon series will continue at 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, with “In Search of the Church,” the church as the family of Christ, a community of belonging, growth and encouragement.

Guest preacher Whitney Bordelon will preach at 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 28. She is the education and youth director at the church.

The church morning worship begins at 11 a.m., with Sunday school classes for all ages at 9:45 a.m., a separate wee worship with Bible lessons and crafts for small children is offered during the 11 a.m., worship service. The youth group meets at 6:30 p.m., Sunday evenings. Area residents are invited. For more information, call 753-9533.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: Morning prayer is held at 7 a.m. Monday and Friday. A Centering prayer is held at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Evening prayer is held Tuesday through Thursday at 5:30 p.m. All are invited. For more information, call 753-4281.

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.

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

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


Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: The Sunday School appreciation banquet will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, in the gym. This is a time set aside to honor and thank our Sunday School teachers for all they do to make Sunday School hour very worshipful and a learning time.

The Wednesday evening meal will be held from 5 to 5:45 p.m, each Wednesday. For more information, 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: 55 Alive will meet at 10:30 Thursday, Aug.15, with a meeting and potluck.

There will be a meeting with the Teachers of Adult classes at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, in room A102.

First Christian Church of Sherwood, 28003 East Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: Pastor Jason begins his new sermon series: “Pocahontas” (Jeremiah 6:16; Matthew 5:43-44 and 26:37-40) Sunday, Aug. 18: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (Psalm 72:11-14 and 113:2, 7). We hope you will make plans to attend our 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Worship.

For more information, call 835-5505 or online at

Hope Baptist Church, 139 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call 819-0446 or email or visit the website at

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 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.

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

The Church at Sherwood, 1061 Lantrip Rd, Sherwood:The church will serve hotdogs, chips, and drinks for the Oakbrooke Elementary School “Back to School Bash” from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, August 16.

Sunday Bible classes are offered at 9:30 a.m., for all ages with corporate worship, including the weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper, at 10:30 a.m. The church Wednesday evenings begin at 7 p.m., for prayer and Bible study. For any information, call 834-0123, find us on Facebook or go to

Trinity Fellowship Church, 398 Bear Paw Rd, Sherwood: For directions see our website,

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.


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

— As submitted by area churches