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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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Blue Christmas Service

A service that has been designed especially for those of us who are not feeling especially merry right now. This is a safe space to seek the light of Christ amidst darkness. Continue reading

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Advent Devotional Resources

A variety of print and digital resources will be available to aid in home reflection and prayer during the upcoming season of Advent. Available at the Preparing the Way Drive-thru on November 22: Advent Devotional from Austin Presbyterian Seminary The … Continue reading

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Help Decorate Our Outdoor Christmas Tree

Since we can’t be inside the church with our tree and wreath, we brought them outside for us to enjoy. You are invited to add weather resistant ornaments that we can keep to the SPC outdoor tree that expresses hope, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Offering

On Christmas Eve, the offering during our virtual worship services will go to support the Pastors’ Discretionary Fund which provides help to church and community members who are seeking assistance with needs such as rent, utilities, or medical care. Christmas … Continue reading

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Advent & Christmas Eve Worship Services

Our traditional services will continue to be available online each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. and may be viewed then or any time thereafter. The services are recorded in our sanctuary and will include music by our Chamber Choir. A … Continue reading

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Carols and Candlelight, Dec. 20

December 20: Fourth Sunday of Advent Carol Singing in the Parking Lot at 3:00 or 5:30 p.m. Rain Change: Carols and Candlelight is moving… we will NOT gather on Saturday evening, due to forecasted rain. We will offer two identical … Continue reading

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Virtual Short-term Sunday School Class “Light of the World: A New Look at the History of the Birth of Christ” Nov. 29 – Dec. 20

In this video-based guide to Advent author, professor (Vanderbilt Divinity School), and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the story of the birth of Jesus. Join her as she traces the Christmas narrative through the stories of … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy Offering

Each year during the Advent and Christmas season, we turn our eyes to Bethlehem and celebrate the wondrous gift of Jesus Christ, our Savior. By giving to the Christmas Joy Offering, you honor this gift by providing assistance to current … Continue reading

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Advent in the Afternoons

Multi-generational, casual worship services that will be available online each week Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. and may be viewed then or any time thereafter. Our 9:00 worship band will offer the music. December 6 & 13: Second and Third … Continue reading

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Place a Poinsettia in Honor and/or Memory of a Loved One

Poinsettias are used to decorate the Sanctuary during Advent. You are invited to place a poinsettia in honor and/or memory of a loved one. Funds received in excess of those purchased will be used in benevolent ways to help others … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women Thank Offering

A special offering received by Presbyterian Women which grants monetary support to 15 national and international projects selected by the Creative Ministries Committee. Forty percent of the projects are related to health ministries concerning women. You may support the Thank … Continue reading

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Children’s Advent Resources

Advent is almost here and this year is very different from all others! We will not be mailing out all the advent packets as we have done in the past. Children’s Ministry is offering two ways for families to journey … Continue reading

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Short-term Sunday School Class “When Did We See You? A Call to Action” Nov. 1-22

Our fall series of Bible studies designed to lay a biblical and theological foundation for the Matthew 25 initiative will be followed by a special speaker series. During the month of November the Adult Education Ministry will present a variety … Continue reading

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Advent Drive-thru on Nov. 22

What’s Happening at the Advent Drive-thru? Sunday, November 22, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Presbyterian Women will have a booth to collect the Thank Offering, Least Coin, and the Communal Lament project-fabric scraps and stories/prayers. Adult Education will distribute Sunday School materials and … Continue reading

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Second Presbyterian Game Night for All Ages Nov. 15

Gather once a month at 6:30 p.m. for Sunday Game Night on Zoom. This fun-for-all-ages time is designed for laughter, connecting and appreciating one another. Mark your calendar for November 15 when we will be playing The Alphabet Game. You … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women, Nov. 10

All women are invited to join in this timely Bible study, Into the Light: Finding Hope Through Prayers of Lament. November’s lesson, “Women’s Lament” will be led by Jen Evans on November 10 at 10:00 a.m. Please join us for … Continue reading

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SPC Choirs present Mozart’s Requiem All Saints’ Sunday, Nov. 1

Our worship service on November 1 will center upon the observance of All Saints’ Sunday as we celebrate communion and honor the lives of those congregation members who have died during the last year. We pray that the musical offering … Continue reading

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A Statement on Racial Justice (June 3, 2020)

Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock joins with others in condemning acts of violence against Black people in our country. We deeply grieve the many lives that have been lost and the on-going experiences of racism that Black people face … Continue reading

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