Religion Calendar

Posted: October 28, 2017 at 2:09 a.m.

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 1316 Brown St., will hold its annual Family Day Musical at 6 p.m. today, and a Family and Friends Day at 10 a.m. Sunday.

(501) 666-2974.

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 1700 S. State St., will host the musical “PraiseFest” featuring the University of Arkansas and Little Rock’s Lifting Our Voices Everywhere gospel choir at 6 p.m. Nov. 4. (501) 374-0485.

Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., will host a free All Saints’ Day Eucharist at 7 p.m. Wednesday with guest Larry Benfield and the church’s choir performing Requiem, with reception afterward.

(501) 375-2342.

The Church Alive, 1205 E. Skyline Drive, Conway, will host a free performance by Grammy Award-winning Christian artist Jason Crabb at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.thechurchalive.org or (501) 327-4763.

Faith United Methodist Church, 9820 W. Markham St., will host a Fall Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today that will include a bounce house, obstacle course, hayride, games and crafts. Tickets are 25 cents. (501) 225-4286.

The Little Rock Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13901 Quail Run Drive, will host a musical devotional, “Come Unto Christ,” at 6 p.m. Sunday.

(501) 442-6237.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Bullock Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 1513 S. Park St. will hold Unity In the Community Kids’ Hallelujah Fest from noon to 5 p.m. today with games, horseback rides, hot dogs and hamburgers; interfaith service from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday. After the service a dedication for the church’s unity stone will be held in the garden.

(501) 821-3714.

Jewish Federation of Arkansas will host a Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop at the Tenenbaum Center of Congregation B nai Israel, 3700 N. Rodney Parham Road, from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday and statewide by phone appointment. Participants must bring their Medicare card and a list of prescribed medications, including quantities and dosages. RSVP at federation@jewisharkansas.org or (501) 663-3571.

FaithSpring Church, 1514 Market St., will hold its Halloween Carnival from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Expect free “trunk-or-treating,” bounce houses, laser tag, games and refreshments. (501) 223-3300.

First Baptist Church, 901 Calhoun St., will celebrate its 97th church anniversary and homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday with Virgil Taylor.

(501) 374-5882.

First Lutheran Church, 314 E. Eighth St., will commemorate the Reformation’s 500th anniversary with a service at 3 p.m. Sunday, after which a German-theme meal will be served. (501) 372-1023.

Grace Lutheran Church, 5124 Hillcrest Ave. will commemorate the Reformation’s 500th anniversary with a Divine Service at 10 a.m. Sunday and potluck afterward; Sunday School will be at 8:45 a.m. gracelutheranlr.org or (501) 663-3631.

Greater New Freedom Missionary Church, 3900 W. 12th St., will hold “Chat and Chew” from 9 am. to noon today with guests Daphyne Williams, Barbara Price and Kelliee Rumph, and at 11 a.m. Sunday will hold the Mission Day service “It Is Your Season” with guest Mattie Williams. (501) 725-4496.

Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 1723 W. 44th St., North Little Rock, will hold its Fall Festival from 4-8 p.m. today with free games, food, candy and fellowship. (501) 758-4651.

Jacksonville First Assembly of God, 221 N. Elm St., will hold revival services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with guest Edward Held. (501) 982-5018.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 800 Page Mill Road, North Little Rock, a pastors’ fellowship “A Night of Unity Worship” at 7 p.m. Sunday with guest Greg Oliver. mtpleasantnlr.org. or (501) 758-1190.

New Deliverance Temple, 4706 Atkins St., North Little Rock, will hold its Fall Festival at 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday. The theme is “A New Beginning … Lord Revive Us Again.” (501) 960-2491.

Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., will have guest Jimmy Faulkner at its 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Eucharists; and will host a free Trunk or Treat at 5:45 p.m. Sunday with a Halloween-theme concert, after which will be a hayride, hot dogs and nachos in the Youth Hall; parishioners will hand out candy. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume.st-marks.com or (501) 225-4203.

Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Shenandoah Drive, will host the 116th annual meeting of the Arkansas State Association of Missionary Baptist Churches at 9:45 a.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. A service will also be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. (501) 778-4103.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4501 Rahling Road, will celebrate its 30th anniversary from 5-7 p.m. today for a reception honoring charter, former and new members; at 10:30 a.m. Sunday a service will be held to celebrate Presbyterian heritage with lunch afterward in Gearing Hall. (501) 868-5848.

CLASSES, RETREATS

AND CONFERENCES

The Arkansas House of Prayer, 20900 Chenal Parkway, will host a one-day Fall Contemplative Retreat with Nicholas Cole and Catherine Crews from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. The cost is $75 and includes workshops, materials and a meal. Register by Wednesday at arkansashouseofprayer.org, arkansashouseofprayer@gmail.com or (501) 821-7773.

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