Religion Calendar


Abundant Life Family Worship Center, 100 Southeastern Ave., Jacksonville, will hold an Ushers Anniversary Celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday with speaker Lou Turner. (501) 241-0210.

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 600 N. Cedar St., will hold a Men’s Day with speaker Tyrone Broomfield at 8 a.m., Benny Johnson at 11 and William Robinson at 3 p.m. Aug. 20. (501) 374-9948.

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 1700 S. State St., will hold a Health and Back-to-School Fair from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. today. (501) 374-0485.

Collegeville Nazarene Church, 124 Hilldale Road, Alexander, will hold its revival, with evangelist Lane Lowman, Sunday through Wednesday. Services begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

Faith United Methodist Church, 9820 W. Markham St., will have a fish fry and chicken dinner from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Cost is $12 for a two-piece dinner and $14 for a three-piece dinner, eat in or carryout. (501) 225-4286.

Greater New Freedom Missionary Baptist, 3900 W. 12th St., will honor its youth at 11 a.m. Sunday with speaker Garland Camper. School supplies will be given out. (501) 725-4496.

Mount Nebo African Methodist Episcopal Church, 4904 Frazier Pike, will host “Rockin’ on the Pike,” a communitywide fun day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at College Station Community Park, 4111 Frazier Pike. The day will include free haircuts for those 15 and under, free health screenings, and catfish and spaghetti for dinner. The cost to reserve a booth for vending is $25. (501) 486-8257 or (501) 478-7859.

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 908 Cross St., will host its annual Women’s Day Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with guest Anitha Kobusingye. Rehearsal is at 10:30 a.m. today. (501) 374-5832.

New Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, 7615 Woodson Road, will celebrate the 10th Pastoral Appreciation Service for Rodney E. Smith Sr. and family at 3 p.m. Aug. 20 with guests Frederick Haynes and Liberty Hill Baptist Church. (501) 375-7351 or www.newhebronlr.org.

Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 8500 Woodson Lateral Road in Woodson, will hold a Family and Friends Day Celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. (501) 397-6197.

Pine Grove Baptist Church, 2504 E. Dixon Road, will honor its 148th Homecoming with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and a potluck after its 10:45 service Sunday, with guest T.J. Strickland Jr. and a music special with Bobby Jeffers. (501) 490-0206.

Samaritan Hill Baptist Church, 1001 E. 13th St., North Little Rock, will honor Bobby Acklin and his family at a 25th anniversary celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday. (501) 376-3009.

Scope Ministries Christian Fellowship Church, 9400 Hilaro Springs Road, will celebrate its 18th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest speakers Gerald Parker Sr. and Solomon Phifer. The theme is “Letting the Word Do the Work.” (501) 455-1314.

Sunday School begins at 9:50 a.m. and regular worship hours resume at 8:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday at Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. It will host a Faith and Grief luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday. For reservations contact sharonhughes@secondpreslr.org or

(501) 227-0000.

Debra Sims of Union African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1825 Pulaski St., will host the second annual First Lady’s Tea at 4 p.m. Sunday at 604 Locust St. in North Little Rock. Attendees are encouraged to wear hats and gloves. Tickets are $25 and can be bought by calling (501) 374-3528 or going to unionamec.com.


First Lutheran Church, 314 E. Eighth St., will host Vacation Bible School at 9 a.m. today and Sunday. The theme is “Here I Stand,” and activities will include singing, Bible study, crafts and snacks. Call (501) 372-1023 or go to 1stlutheran@att.net to register.


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