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Adult Sunday School Zoom Class “Jesus in the Gospel of John” Apr. 19 – May 24

We are excited to extend this class based on the Gospel of John led by one of our well-loved “Sunday School Professors” via Zoom. Jim Hester will lead us in an exploration John’s Gospel, making comparisons with the other gospels … Continue reading

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Holy Week Video Archive

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One Great Hour of Sharing Offering

Each Easter Sunday, along with our regular offering, we also participate in the One Great Hour of Sharing, a denominational offering that supports important ministries of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Your gift to this offering allows Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to … Continue reading

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Summer Schedule for Children

Grand Camp! June 1-5: An intergenerational partnership with 3-5th graders and residents of Presbyterian Village Interfaith Friendship Camp, June 8-12: A multi faith-based camp in Central Arkansas sponsored by Interfaith Arkansas Vacation Bible School, June 15-19: Preschool-5th grades with optional … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School Jun. 15-18

It’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) time in just a few short months! Save the date for June 15-18, 9:00-11:45 a.m. for all PreK4s – 5th grade children. Come join the quest that includes castles and armor! It is going to … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional Materials

Lenten Devotional Materials: Printed copies of several Lenten Devotionals are available on a table in the Narthex: Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross from Luther Seminary Lenten Devotional 2020 from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Tread Lightly for Lent: Daily Reflection-Action Calendar … Continue reading

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Families With Young Children Retreat, Apr. 17-19

“Share the Good News!” Our annual Family Retreat will be held at Ferncliff Camp & Conference Center from Friday evening through Sunday morning—a weekend full of faith, family, fun & fellowship (free of cooking & cleaning!). Contact Dania Edwards for … Continue reading

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An Evening with Dr. Sunita Puri, Apr. 15

April 15, 6:30 p.m., Ron Robinson Theater. Tickets $10. UAMS Palliative Care brings the medical director of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Service from the University of Southern California to speak on end-of-life planning. Her book, That Good Night: Life … Continue reading

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Children’s Choir Lock-in, Apr. 3 Postponed

Grab your sleeping bag and get ready! Children’s Choir lock-in is Friday, April 3. For more information, contact Mary Ibis, maryibis@secondpreslr.org.

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Lenten Adult Sunday School Class “Entering the Passion of Jesus”

In this “not your ordinary Lenten study” author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine delves into the history and literature surrounding the last days of Jesus’ life. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity … Continue reading

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Register for Wednesdays Together, Mar. 4, 11, 18

A Midweek Opportunity for Everyone March 4, 11, 18 5:30 p.m.: Dinner 6:30-7:15 p.m.: Classes/Activities for Children and Adults “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” Acts 2:42 Wednesdays Together … Continue reading

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Caterpillars

Do you have children and want to help them see a visual representation of how we move from Lent to Easter by raising a caterpillar? Or, are you young at heart and want to join the fun? Take a caterpillar … Continue reading

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Enneagram Events

There are two Enneagram opportunities coming your way. The first is a six-week course using Suzanne Stabile’s book and workbook The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships. Both are available from Amazon. The dates are Thursdays, March … Continue reading

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Death Over Dinner, Mar. 16

March 16, 6:00-9:00 p.m. $60 per person includes dinner. Talking about end-of-life is easier together over dinner, instead of a hospital bed. Hosted by UAMS Palliative Care at Trio’s, this dinner conversation may settle fears, shed inhibitions, and forge deeper … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women March Gatherings

Huldah Evening Circle The Huldah Evening PW Circle will gather Sunday, March 8, 5:00 p.m. at the home of Jeanne Lloyd, 27 Juniel Pt. The Bible Study will be “Words of Love: Do Not Steal.” Please contact Jeanne Lloyd with … Continue reading

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SPY Musical “Lion King, Jr.” Mar. 13-15

This year’s SPY musical, Lion King, Jr., will be presented at 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 13; 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14; and 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 15. The cast and crew include more than fifty 6th-12th graders from Second Presbyterian … Continue reading

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SPY Kids “Lunch and a Show” Mar. 15

Sunday, March 15, 12:00 p.m. All 4th and 5th graders are invited to gather following the 11:00 a.m. worship service to go to Señor Tequila for lunch and return to church to attend the youth (6th-12th grades) musical The Lion … Continue reading

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Upcoming Milestone Event “Exploring the Sacraments” Mar. 8 and 15

This will be a two-part educational event for first and second graders and their parents to explore the meaning of the sacraments and prepare to participate in communion. There will be a hands-on “Welcoming Children to the Table” workshop Sunday, … Continue reading

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Church Women United World Day of Prayer, Mar. 6

Friday, March 6 at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. Registration at 9:30 a.m. followed by World Day of Prayer Service at 10:00 a.m. An estimated 3 million people in over 170 countries and islands will gather to observe the World … Continue reading

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Children’s Choir Auditions

The Children’s Choir Mother’s Day Musical Auditions will be Wednesday, March 4, 6:00-7:15 p.m. in Bible Village. Please contact Mary Ibis for more information, maryibis@secondpreslr.org.

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Memorial Service for Clark Turney, Sat., Mar. 7, 2:00 p.m.

A memorial service for Clark Turney will be held in the Sanctuary, Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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Memorial Service for Charles Mott, Sat., Feb. 29, 11:00 a.m.

A memorial service for Charles Mott will be held in the Sanctuary, Saturday, February 29 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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Ash Wednesday Service, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.

This is a service of scripture, proclamation, prayer, hymns and the imposition of ashes. The service will be held in the Sanctuary, Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. with Lindy Vogado preaching.

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Feb. 25

Join us February 25, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Great Hall. The cost is $5/person, up to $20/family. The Fellowship Ministry will be flipping pancakes and serving coffee, juice and breakfast meats. Gluten-free pancakes will be available. We welcome everyone to … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Charles Portis, Tue., Feb. 25, 10:00 a.m.

A memorial service for Charles Portis will be held in the Sanctuary, Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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