Religion Calendar

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 1:59 a.m.


Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 600 Cedar St., North Little Rock, will celebrate Founder’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest Gerald Hunter. (501) 374-9948.

Fairview Christian Church, 6147 Roundtop Drive, North Little Rock, will celebrate its 155th anniversary at 9 a.m. Sunday with speaker David Withers. (501) 945-0223.

Faith United Methodist Church, 9820 W. Markham St., will have Lenten Lunch-Ins Wednesdays through March 28 at noon in the sanctuary, with a light lunch afterward in the Fellowship Hall. (501) 225-4286.

Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 19415 Arkansas 365, will celebrate its pastor and his wife’s ninth anniversary with First Lady’s Night at 6 p.m. today and the pastor’s anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. (501) 425-4719.

Grace Lutheran Church, 5124 Hillcrest Ave., will host a midweek Lenten evening prayer service Wednesday, March 10 and March 17 at 7 p.m., with dinner (free-will offerings accepted) at 5:30 p.m. or (501) 663-3631.

Karen Akin will lead a five-week study on the topic of preparing for death and dying, “Hope in Death,” from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Tuesday in the library of Grace Presbyterian Church, 9301 N. Rodney Parham Road. or (501) 225-3274.

Islamic Center of Little Rock, 3221 Anna St., will feature an open house with the theme “Respect Your Mother: Heaven Is Under Her Feet,” at its open house from 1:30-2 p.m. Friday.

(501) 565-4930.

Life Line Baptist Church, 7601 Baseline Road, will host a performance by The Perrys at 6 p.m. today. (501) 568-5433.

Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 3801 Springer Blvd., will host a service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the theme “Looking Back on Our History: An Urban Renewal Impact on One Black Community.” (501) 375-4550.

Pulaski Heights Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 4724 Hillcrest Ave., will hold a potluck luncheon at noon Sunday after its 10:30 a.m. service with guest Susan Miller. (501) 663-8149 or

Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., will host speaker Warren Swenson at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., feature Saint Mark’s Choristers at 10:30 a.m. and present Choral Evensong at 5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 225-4203.

Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, will host High School Musical, at 7 p.m. March 3 and at 2 p.m. March 4. Tickets, $10; $20 for reserved seating, on sale at the office or at the door. or call (501) 227-0000.

St. Scholastica Retreat Center, 1205 S. Albert Pike Ave., Fort Smith, will host a Centering Prayer retreat with Nick Cole from March 22-25. Cost is $250; $50 deposit required at registration (deadline Friday), or (479) 783-1135.

Synagogue New Life Church of God in Christ, 2015 N. First Street, Jacksonville, will have a Black History Celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with speaker Reedy Ray. Free meal after the service. (501)256-9941.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and service at 10 a.m. Friday for World Day of Prayer at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Richard B. Hardie Drive. (501) 219-3666.

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