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2020 Peace & Global Witness Offering

The Peace & Global Witness Offering takes place on World Communion Sunday, a day when we are called to be especially mindful of our fellow children of God around the world. On this day, we celebrate the diversity of our … Continue reading

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All Church Game-Night, Oct. 18

Gather Sunday October 18 at 6:30 p.m. by Zoom. This fun-for-all-ages time is designed for laughter, connecting and appreciating one another. Be prepared for Two Truths and a Lie for this month’s Sunday Game Night, hosted by our Fellowship Ministry. … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women Pledges & Study Books

If you would like to make a pledge or gift to support the mission work of Presbyterian Women you have several options: You can donate on-line with a credit card or check using the button below. You can use the … Continue reading

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Online Adult Continuing Education Opportunities

Many of our seminaries and denominational organizations continue to make webinars and online courses available and open during these pandemic days. Some are one-time events and some are longer, multi-session courses. Watch this space in the newsletter for information about … Continue reading

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Register for Parking Lot Movie Night

Mark your calendar for 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25. All ages are invited to gather in cars, bring treats from home, wave to each other and watch The Secret Life of Bees (based on the book by Sue Monk … Continue reading

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2020 Cotham Lectures

The 2020 Cotham Lectures at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church will be conducted virtually on Sunday, September 20 and Monday, September 21. Rev. Amos Disasa, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Dallas will be the preacher/lecturer. Virtual events include a lecture on … Continue reading

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Register for Second Safari Virtual Walk for Alzheimer’s Arkansas

The 2020 Virtual Walk of Love will take place Saturday, September 19. All ages are invited to join the Second Safari team as we honor or walk in memory of someone special. Register online or through the church office. You … Continue reading

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Fall Children’s Choir Programming

I miss our children. I miss singing songs with them and making silly warm-up sounds, playing games, and praising God together in song. I wish for a day when it’s safe for us to gather and do these things again. … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor: A Celebration of Peace, Sep. 10

The theme of this year’s program is “Rebuilding Hope.” It will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. and live-streamed from the Interfaith Center’s YouTube channel. Love Thy Neighbor began as a peace-oriented service on the grounds … Continue reading

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Summer Readers’ Book Club

Back by popular demand, the Adult Education Ministry is once again offering an opportunity for a summer reading series. Members of the ministry have selected their favorite books and invite all to join for review and discussion. Participants are responsible … Continue reading

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Congregational Meeting August 30

A congregational meeting will be held Sunday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. The purpose of the congregational meeting is to elect Elders and Deacons for the Class of 2023.

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Handbells at Second

Family Bells This intergenerational, pod style music opportunity will begin mid-September. Children, youth, parents, and other family members will be invited to the church to do small group, ringing. There is a possibility of combining families who are already spending … Continue reading

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First & Third Monday Women’s Bible Study

This eclectic group of women enjoys each other’s company in prayer, fellowship, and study. The group is currently exploring The Forgotten Books of the Bible: Recovering the Five Scrolls for Today, by Robert Williamson, Jr. All are welcome to join … Continue reading

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Summer Socials

Let’s Celebrate Summer Together! Beginning on Sunday, June 7, our church will move to summer schedule! Worship will move to 10:00 a.m., and there will be a virtual fellowship time from 9:30-10:00 a.m. via Zoom. Continue reading

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Family Milestone Ministry: Learning Together

It is an exciting time for your child and your family because your three-year-old child receives a brand new personalized (parent tested, and child approved) Storybook Bible as part of our Family Milestone Ministry. Please register online by August 18 … Continue reading

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Register for Virtual Interfaith Friendship Camp, Jul. 24-26

Although COVID-19 has prevented us from hosting our traditional Interfaith Friendship Camp, we are excited to announce the dates of our Virtual Friendship Camp later this summer. We hope you will join us for this virtual weekend of faith, friendship … Continue reading

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Mid-week Bible Study Opportunities

Sermon Roundtable, Mondays at 12:00 p.m. Contact Steve Hancock for Zoom information. Men’s Bible Study, Tuesdays at 7:00 a.m. Contact Steve Hancock for Zoom information. First & Third Monday Morning Bible Study June 1 & 15, 9:30 a.m. Contact Jeannie … Continue reading

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The Joy of Living and Giving – Using Charitable Gift Annuities

When we look at the volatility in the stock market on a daily basis, we are glad that we purchased charitable gift annuities on behalf of our church through Texas Presbyterian Foundation. A few years ago, we decided that we … Continue reading

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Asking for Help When You Need It

This pandemic season is particularly difficult for many among us. Parents are juggling work-at-home, alongside the online education of their children. Graduates are missing prom and graduation festivities. Many postponed medical care until we can see our providers in person. … Continue reading

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Caring for One Another During Pandemic Times – We Still Need Your Help

During this season, Second Presbyterian members are caring for one another in gracious and generous ways. Gratitude for your recent loving care These are ways you have shared God’s love with neighbors during this season. Members checking on each other, … Continue reading

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Ways to Help One Another

Through Friendship “There is incredible power in a community of people who are together because they care, and who are motivated by the ideals of compassion and creativity.”      —John O’Donohue, from Eternal Echoes During a time of social distancing, it … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School Jun. 15-19

June 15-19 for completed PreK-4 through 5th grade. You can still expect a scheduled face-to-face gathering time but it will also offer flexibility around the rest of the components. There will be storytelling, art, music, and so much more. We … Continue reading

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SPY End of Year Banquet, June 13-14

Save the date for our SPY End of the Year Banquet Quarantine Edition! This year’s EOYB will be a two-night event on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Since this event isn’t only for our youth, we’re including the … Continue reading

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Welcome Kristin Orsi

Join us in welcoming Kristin Orsi as this year’s Youth Ministry Summer Intern! Kristin Orsi a recent graduate of Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education and will be returning to BU … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day 2020 – Sustain the Rock Award

The creation care initiatives at our church have been recognized by the City of Little Rock, as we are a winner in the Non-Profit Category for the annual Sustain the Rock Award for 2020! Announced the week of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April, we became the first church to win the award. Continue reading

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