Author Archives: Sharon Howard

Give Online to Support the Ministries of Second Presbyterian

You now have the opportunity to support the ministries of Second Presbyterian Church through online giving. Visit the giving page to contribute to the Annual Budget, the Second Vision Capital Campaign, make a Memorial Gift or Birthday Fund contribution.

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New Lunch Bunch(es) Forming

Belonging and Fellowship are teaming up to launch a new program: groups formed around sharing lunch. We are planning to organize groups of 5 to 8 adults who would like to meet for lunch every week, or maybe every month. … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Backpacks, Aug. 15

Students, teachers, administrators, coaches, staff members, and all involved in education are invited to bring their backpack, briefcase, or diaper bag (for little ones) to be blessed during all worship services on Sunday, August 15. The blessing is given in … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Bible Study Series, Aug. 2-5

Sponsored by the Adult Education Ministry, this special opportunity for Bible Study will take place in conjunction with our children’s evening VBS program. The meetings will be August 2-5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Adults are invited to gather in Second Hall for … Continue reading

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Changes in Worship Guidelines

Church family, We got off to a great start Sunday, June 6 with our first in-person, indoor worship services in 15 months. Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and good spirit. According to the registration forms, 95% of worship attendees … Continue reading

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Pentecost Offering

Each year on Pentecost, our congregation participates in our denomination’s Pentecost Offering. A gift to the Pentecost Offering helps the church encourage, develop, and support its young people and address the needs of children who are at-risk. Sixty percent of … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women Birthday Offering

The Birthday Offering is one of Presbyterian Women’s two offerings. Received in the spring each year, it gives women a tangible way to celebrate the blessings in their lives. The Birthday Offering funds up to five projects each year, in … Continue reading

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Holy Week Worship Videos

View our Holy Week worship videos here. Continue reading

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Short-Term Sunday School Class: “Short Stories by Jesus” Apr. 11 – May 16

“Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi” Adult Sunday School Short-Term Class Sundays, April 11 – May 16 9:30 a.m. on Zoom Rabbi Gene will kick off this Bible study series based on Amy-Jill Levine’s book … Continue reading

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One Great Hour of Sharing

Each year on Easter Sunday, our congregation participates in the One Great Hour of Sharing, a special offering of our denomination that helps people to reclaim and restore their lives. Your gift to this offering allows Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt

Hide Eggs, Friday, April 2 Color your paper egg (or not) that you received in the drive-thru, place it back in the sheet protector, and on Friday, April 2 hang your egg outside using the pipe cleaners around the church. … Continue reading

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Congregational Meeting, Mar. 28

A congregational meeting will be held Sunday, March 28 at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. The purpose of the congregational meeting is to elect Elders and Deacons for the Class of 2024.

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Holy Week at Second

Waving of the Palms Friday, March 26, 2:00 p.m. Hosanna! Predicted thunderstorms have changed our original plans—we will now be recording our Waving of the Palms this coming Friday, March 26, at 2:00 p.m. This recording will be used in … Continue reading

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Place an Easter Lily in Memory or Honor of a Loved One

Easter is a time to remember the special people in our lives—those who have gone from us, and those who are still enriching our lives! Place an Easter lily in the Sanctuary in their memory or in their honor. A … Continue reading

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Waving of the Palms Mar. 25

Hosanna! You are invited to participate in Palm Waving and a Hosanna Cheer on Thursday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the church parking lot to be filmed for use in our Palm Sunday worship celebration. People of all ages … Continue reading

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Second Presbyterian Worships Here

We are the church. Wherever we live, pray, serve, and worship, we are the church. Therefore, yard signs will be available for you to mark your current worship space. The signs read: “Second Presbyterian Worships Here.” This message in your … Continue reading

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Betty Thompson: A Generous Friend to Our Church

Betty Thompson loved our church. She decided to carry on her love for its ministries beyond her lifetime by giving to our church through her estate. She was a member of the 1958 Women’s Emergency Committee. Her name can be … Continue reading

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Second Helps Keep Little Rock Beautiful!

Would you like to be a part of a free, fun and socially-distant outdoor activity with your church family that also benefits your community? Then join the Second Presbyterian team to help Keep Little Rock Beautiful! Our church is participating … Continue reading

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Rescheduled Lenten Drive-thru Feb. 27

Last week, we postponed our Lenten Drive-thru due to weather. Lent doesn’t wait for us, just as the Risen Christ doesn’t wait for us. We rescheduled our drive-thru for Saturday, February 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Join us. What We Think You’ll … Continue reading

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CANCELED Journey to the Cross: An All-Church Lenten Drive-thru Event

THE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER We’ve missed seeing you in person. Your staff are excited to have a few minutes to visit through car windows and wave. Our drive-thru event is Covid-careful and all participants will … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Feast To Go, Feb. 14

Laissez the bon temps rouler—This is the declaration of Mardi Gras, born of a tradition of preparing for Lent. People of faith celebrate together before entering a season of repentance and transformation. We at Second Presbyterian have much to celebrate … Continue reading

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Services for Sarah Jane Guzman

There will be a family-only service for Sarah Jane Guzman in our Sanctuary at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9. The service will be recorded and a link will be available at a later date to allow viewing of the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Bible

Everyone is invited to participate in an exciting adventure that will begin in 2021—an opportunity to read the entire Bible in one year. This will not be an in-depth Bible study, but an opportunity to read through the Bible and … Continue reading

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Virtual Short-term Sunday School Class “Islam: A Brief Survey of Its Early History and Major Teachings” Jan. 3-31

Sundays, January 3 – January 31, 9:30 a.m. Leader: Dr. Jim Hester After the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, Jim Hester decided to read the Qur’an. By 2018 he had read the Qur’an from cover-to-cover four times … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Services

View our 2020 virtual Christmas Eve services. Continue reading

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