North Little Rock

Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church,1723 Schaer, North Little Rock: The Gardner quilters meet at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The Gardner’s annual catfish and chicken dinner and bake sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 from 4-6 p.m. Adults: $12, Children 4-12: $5.

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."

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 invites men to "The Quest for Authentic Manhood," the first phase of Men’s Fraternity, which begins Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6 a.m.

For women, a new Women’s Bible Study, "Malachi: A Love That Never Lets Go" by Lisa Harper, begins Wednesday, Sept. 11 at either 10-11:30 a.m. in Gibson Hall or 6:15-8 pm in Faith Trax.

The Wesley Ringers, the handbell choir for fourth through sixth grade, begins rehearsals Sept. 9. Meet with Music Director Kyle Blackburn on Sunday Sept. 8, 3 p.m. to sign up your child.

An informational meeting on sixth grade Confirmation Classes will be held Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m.

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. For more information about Lakewood UMC, contact the church office at 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.

The Fellowship Hall Fund-raiser Fish Fry will be held Friday, September 13, 5-7 p.m. All-you-can-eat catfish with all the fixings for adults: $12 and children under 12: $5.

Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-4860 or visit the website at Knitted together with Love meets Thursday, Aug. 29, 7-8:30 p.m.

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. 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.

A Mid-Week Ministries Kickoff will be held Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Come out and enjoy a yummy fried catfish and chicken strip buffet and learn about the church’s new ministries and upcoming events! Cost of buffet is $5 a person or $10 per family.

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: Sunday worship begins with Cross Roads at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Traditional worship at 11. Quilter’s meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Sunday School Open House will be held Sunday Sept. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Homecoming and Fish Fry will be Sunday, Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. Shepherd’s Center begins Wednesday Sept. 25. Ask about our Zumba classes. For more information, call 753-1109 or visit

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: Continuing a sermon series, "In Search of the Church," the theme of this Sunday’s (Sept. 1) 11 a.m. worship service at Park Hill Presbyterian Church will focus on Jesus Christ as the source and center of truth for Christians and the church. The sacrament of Holy Communion will also be celebrated.

Church school classes for all ages begin at 9:45 a.m. Wee worship for young children is offered during the 11 a.m. service.

The Mission Team is gathering outworn but still usable shoes to be given to the Ozark Water Project, a central Arkansas-based ministry using proceeds from the sale of the shoes to finance clean water projects in developing countries. Donations of old shoes from the community are welcomed and may be left at the church Sundays or from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Area residents are cordially invited to attend. For more information, please call the church office at 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: 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 annual Labor Day picnic will be Sunday Sept. 1. Services will not be held that evening.

The Wednesday evening meal will be held from 5 to 5:45 p.m, each Wednesday. For more information, call 833-2347.

For more information, visit or call the church office at 501-833-2347

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. The Ladies Fall Retreat will be Oct. 4-5. Registration continues through Sept. 15.

For more information call the church office at 501-835-3154 or visit

First Christian Church of Sherwood, 28003 East 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

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: 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