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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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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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