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North Little Rock

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

The Sunday evening bible study has been resumed at 5:30 p.m, on Sunday evenings.

The Holy service will be at 6 p.m. tonight in the sanctuary.

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 begins at 6 p.m., each Monday night. The study being: “A Woman of Faith: Living in Jesus.”

The Stations of the Cross will be 6 to 8 p.m., Friday. Experience designed to lead you through the last days of Jesus’ life. Experience scripture, historical accounts of the events as well as interactive opportunities to bring the events to life.

The church Easter Sunday services will be at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday as we exalt our risen Savior — Jesus! Childcare will be offered for both services. A breakfast fellowship will be at 9:30 a.m., in the activities area. A selection of pastries and fresh fruits as well as other breakfast favorites. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m.

For more information call the church office at 851-1493.

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

King Solomon Baptist Church, 1304 Pine Street, North Little Rock: The church invites you to celebrate the 5oth annual crucifixion pageant of the death, burial and resurrection at 7 p.m., Sunday. For more information please contact the following numbers, 320-8931, 372-6530 or 374-8686.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: The church invites all to Lent, a time of self-examination, self-denial and reflection as we anticipate the joy of Easter by considering the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Each Sunday in Lent the kids in Faith Trax will study “Follow the Savior.” Senior pastor Richard Lancaster’s “Behold the Man,” at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., in the sanctuary while Rev. Andrea and Cindy will examine “Stories of Faith,” at 9 a.m., and 11 a.m., services in Wesley Hall.

The church will dine as Jesus did at the Last Supper with a Passover Seder Meal at 6:30 p.m. tonight, in Wesley Hall. An abbreviated one-hour version suitable for all ages. Reservations are requested. The Tenebrae “Service of Shadows,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the sanctuary. The children’s Easter egg hunt will be at 10 a.m., Saturday.

The church invites you to “Applied Light,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday evenings in our new coffeehouse worship community in the Gibson Hall. Enjoy some good brew, good company, live music, and practical teaching. It’s a new kind of sabbath for those who might work or just can’t make it to church on Sunday morning.

We have four Sunday morning services to meet your needs. For more information about Lakewood UMC, contact the church office at 753-6186, go to our website at www.expandingthelight.org, or be our Facebook friend.

Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Avenue, North Little Rock: Maundy Thursday service will be at 6 p.m., tonight.

Good Friday service will be at 6 p.m.

The Easter Sunday service will be at 10 a.m. with the sounds of trumpet and trombone players during the prelude and hymn singing, featuring students from Ouachita Baptist University. There will be no Sunday night service.

The church will be taking a trip to the Holy Land that will depart Little Rock Tuesday, Oct. 8, with Pastor Steven Tiner. This will be a 10-day trip to Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes, Qumran, Jericho, Bethlehem, the Mount of Olives and much more. An optional seven-day extension to Egypt will have you traveling as Abraham did to Memphis and on to Sakkara to see the Step Pyramid, the world’s oldest stone structure. See the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the Pyramids, the Valley of the Kings and Queens, Luxor, Memphis and more. For more information, call the church office at 753-7347 for a brochure.

Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: Carl Parchman has started a new Sunday School class for young adults up to the age of 40.

For more information, call the church office at 753-4860 or on the web at www.levychurch.com

Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: For more information, contact Randy Shannon or call the church office at 753-6041.

Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 376-3575.

Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 5417 Valentine Road, North Little Rock: For more information, contact Betty Butler, 835-2657.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 2200 Willow St., North Little Rock: The church morning worship is at 10:45 a.m., Sundays. The church where everyone is somebody, and Christ is all. For more information, call the church office at 758-1190.

New Bibleway Church of God, 1207 West 22nd St., North Little Rock: For more information, contact Pastor Dennis Rodgers, Sr. at 944-3972.

North Little Rock First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: The traditional Maundy Thursday will be at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the church sanctuary and a traditional Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Easter Sunday will be a glorious day to celebrate our Risen Savior in both services with a special message from Pastor Davis. The music will be fit for the King too. Handbells, piano, organ, brass and choirs will all be featured in the 11 a.m. service in the sanctuary. For more information, please visit the church’s website at www.nlrfumc.org.

Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: Maundy Thursday will be at 7 p.m. tonight, with a gathering in the Christian Family Life Center for worship service and remember the last supper and Jesus’ passion and communion.

The church 24th annual hour Prayer Vigil will begin at 7 a.m., Good Friday.

Holy Saturday will begin at 7 a.m. with the annual Omelet feast and at 10 a.m. the children’s Easter celebration for children 3 through 5th grade along with egg dyeing, story workshop, crafts and refreshments.

Easter Sunday a contemporary worship service will be at 9 a.m. in the Family Life Center with the Lord’s resurrection and a traditional worship service at 11 a.m. with the “Living Cross” will be a part of both worship services. For more information please call the church office at 753-1109 or visit www.parkhillchristian.org

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: A Maundy Thursday worship service will be at 6 p.m., tonight. The quite, meditative service will remember the last meal of Jesus with his disciples and his “new commandment” that they love one another concluding with the sharing of the Lord’s Supper.

A Good Friday service will be held at 7 p.m. in which the church’s Chancel Choir, under the direction of Jonathan Merritt, will present “A Service of Shadows: A Choral Tenebrae mediation on the Passion” by Lani Smith.

Easter worship will be at 11 a.m., Sunday, featuring Holy Communion and special music by the Chancel Choir and Handbell choir, directed by Ann Cother. Area residents are cordially invited to attend. For more information, call 940-8008.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: The church morning prayer is at 7 a.m., Monday, Friday and at 8:30 p.m., Thursday and evening prayer at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m., tonight. The Good Friday service will be at 7 p.m., Friday. The Easter Vigil with Holy Baptism will be at 8 p.m., Saturday. The Easter day service will be at 8 .am. and 10:30 a.m., with an Easter egg hunt at 9:15 a.m., with brunch served in between the service Sunday. All are invited. For more information, call the church office at 753-4281.

St. Mary’s Parish Center, 15th Parker St., North Little Rock: The church will host a spaghetti dinner after the 4 p.m., mass Saturday, April 20, sponsored by the Catholic Daughters Queen of Peace 1809. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 and children under 6 free. For more information, please contact Jo at 835-8748.

St. Patrick Church, 211 W. 19th St., North Little Rock: For more information contact Nancy Sieter at 753-2726.

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

The Church at North Hills, 4500 North Hills Blvd., North Little Rock: For more information contact, pastor John Sammons at 920-6217 or online at www.thechurchatnorthhills.com.

Sherwood

Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: The small groups continue to meet at 5 pm., Sunday evenings for a time of sharing and a potluck dinner.

The friedl class will meet at 5 p.m. at Cheddar’s tonight.

The kids Easter egg hunt will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, for children birth through 5th grade. For more information call the church at 833-2347.

Church for All Nations, 5500 Landers Road, Sherwood: For more information, call the church office at 753-0033.

First Baptist Church of Sherwood, 701 Country Club Road, Sherwood: Ladies Bible study begins at 4 p.m., Sundays, with childcare or at 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., Mondays, runs for six sessions.

The church invites you to a specail worship concert at 6 p.m., Sunday April 7, led by the Praise team of Greenwood. The 20-member ensemble will present music of all styles from the contemporary to gospel music that reaches all generations. For more information call the church at 835-3154.

The trip to the Holy Land will be April 16 through 27, 2013. You can pick up information in the church office.

First Christian Church, 2803 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: The church Maundy service will be at 7 p.m., today. The Good Friday service will be at 7 p.m., Friday. The Easter egg hunt will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, for children of all ages. The children need to bring hard boiled eggs with them for decorating, as the church is providing the dye, stickers etc. The Easter sunrise service will be at 8 a.m., Sunday, then at 8:45 a.m. a pancake breakfast and a 10 a.m. worship service with the Flowering of the Cross. Please bring extra flowers for the flowering of the Cross.

Hope Baptist Church, 139 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call Pastor Dr. Terry Coomer at 819-0446 or tlcoomer@juno.com or visit the website at www.hopebaptistlittlerock.com.

Indianhead Lake Baptist Church, 8601 Indianhead Drive, Sherwood: The church will have guest speaker Carroll Roberson of Ripley, Miss. at 11 a.m., Sunday, April 14, during the morning service and then again at 6 p.m., with a gospel concert. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact Sue Parker at 749-2855 or e-mail at gsuep@sbcglobal.net or visit website www.carrollroberson.com

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 to attend the Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m., Sunday. Join the church for Bible study at 6:30 p.m., on Wendesdays. For more information, call 835-8889 or email ladysnow64@yahoo.com.

The Church at Sherwood, 1061 Lantrip Rd, Sherwood: The church is in the midst of a series of sermons on The Grace of God. This theme will continue in Sunday morning sermons at 10:30 a.m., through May 19, in the coporate worship assembly which includes the weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper. The sermon “Rescued By Grace,” will be Sunday. The church has been saving spare change to give in a “30 Pieces of Silver Offerin,” turning the price of betrayal into an offering of love to Good News Productions, Int’l in Joplin, Mo., to help with a Bible translation project. Bible classes are offered at 9:30 a.m., for all ages. The church Wednesday evenings begin at 7 p.m., for prayer and Bible study. For any information call 834-0123.

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.

Jacksonville

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

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