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February Short-term Sunday School Class “Paul: His Journeys and Letters”

This class will offer a look at the life and writings of Paul the Apostle. The study will provide a glimpse of his life, the early church, and his travels during the early days of Christianity. Some of his most … Continue reading

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Intergenerational Choir

Calling all singers, please join us for rehearsals on Wednesday, February 12 & 19, 6:00-7:15 p.m., for an intergenerational choral experience. We will use these two rehearsals to learn music that will be offered at the Ash Wednesday worship service, … Continue reading

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SPY Kids Movie Day, Feb. 23

Sunday, February 23, 3:00 p.m. All 4th and 5th graders are invited to gather in the Bible Village Movie Room for “Snacks and a Movie.” All kids are invited to bring a snack to share with the group. Popcorn and … Continue reading

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Bible Study Sunday School Class February Meetings

The Bible Study Class, formerly known as the Henker/Friendship/Men’s Bible Study Class, serves up a rich Biblically based curriculum that is nourishing to the mind, as well as, the soul. We gather around the table every Sunday during the calendar … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Wayne Cranford, Fri., Feb. 21, 2:00 p.m.

A memorial service for Wayne Cranford will be held in the Sanctuary, Friday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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Presbyterian Women February Gatherings

Huldah Evening Circle The Huldah Evening PW Circle will gather Sunday, February 9, 5:00 p.m. at the home of Jeanne Lloyd. The Bible Study will be “Words of Love: Hold Your Marriages Sacred.” Please contact Jeanne Lloyd with questions about … Continue reading

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Valentine Story Time, Feb. 12

Wednesday, February 12, 5:00 p.m. All preschoolers are invited to join Miss Jeannie in the Children’s Library for a special story time with “love-themed” stories, activities, and snacks. Siblings are invited to join as participants and/or helpers. For more information … Continue reading

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Birthday Fund, Feb. 9

Join the fun on Sunday, February 9. During your birthday month, celebrate your birthday by giving a dollar celebrating each year of your life to our church’s endowment fund. You may also honor the birthday of a loved one by … Continue reading

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Online Estimate of Giving for 2020

We are receiving pledges for the 2020 annual campaign. If you have not made your pledge to the annual budget for 2020, please contact Aileen Moore in the church business office or complete the online form. Continue reading

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Souper Bowl of Caring, Feb. 2

Over the past thirty years, more than $150 million has been raised for local charities across the country through Souper Bowl of Caring. Sunday, February 2, the Second Presbyterian Youth will be accepting money in the Narthex entrance of Second … Continue reading

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Church Women United Human Rights Celebration, Jan. 31

Church Women United Human Rights Celebration will take place Friday, January 31 at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church. All women are invited to this ecumenical and interfaith gathering of women from the central Arkansas area. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. followed … Continue reading

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Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Conference, Jan. 27 – Feb.1

The Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) Conference will meet in Little Rock, January 27-February 1. Educators from around the country and Canada will gather for worship and a variety of workshops. Local educators and pastors are hard at work … Continue reading

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January Short-term Sunday School Class: “Understandings of Christ – Jesus in the Gospels”

Jesus Christ stands at the center of the Christian faith. Without him, there would be no Christian faith. The four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) portray Jesus in a way that is generally consistent. But there are some significant … Continue reading

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Young Adult Eat & Greet, Jan. 23

To kick-off the new year, the Young Adult Ministry Committee will be hosting an Open House during our monthly Eat & Greet on Thursday, January 23, at the home of Director of Young Adult Ministry, Ashley Nipp, 1315 Cumberland, 72202, … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Women January Gatherings

Huldah Evening Circle The Huldah Evening PW Circle will gather on Sunday, January 12, 5:00 p.m. The Bible Study will be “Words of Love: Don’t Kill Each Other, Lesson 5 in the study on the Ten Commandments.” Please contact Sandra … Continue reading

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Be a Mentor at Bale Elementary School

Interested in making a difference in a child’s life? Being a mentor can do just that. Meeting with a student for just 30 minutes once a week can lead to a positive relationship they will remember long after the school … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Charlie Crow, Mon., Jan. 20, 11:00 a.m.

A memorial service for Charlie Crow will be held in the Sanctuary, Monday, January 20 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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Children’s Music Program

The Children’s Music Program is an integral part of our music ministry at Second Presbyterian Church. We welcome all children, and invite anyone pre-K 4 years old through 5th grade interested in participating to come and visit for a few … Continue reading

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Second Readers, Jan. 15

Second Readers will discuss Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated, her story of growing up in a survivalist household in the mountains of Idaho. Having never been to school or seen a doctor, her eyes were opened after an older brother came … Continue reading

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The Enneagram Journey with Suzanne Stabile

Join us as we begin a nine-week DVD journey with Suzanne. There are two opportunities for you to explore this ancient and fascinating system of self-discovery: Sunday afternoons, 4:00-6:00 p.m. beginning January 12, or Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning January … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Susan Welch, Mon., Jan. 13, 11:00 a.m.

A memorial service for Susan Welch will be held in the Sanctuary, Monday, January 13 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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A Smart Way to Give Through Your IRA

A giving opportunity for those over 70½: Federal tax legislation allows you to make tax-free distributions from your IRA directly to a charity, such as our church. This gift must be completed by December 31, 2019, to claim the benefit … Continue reading

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Help Support Our Local Mission Partners This Christmas Season

The Warm Heart Tree provides items for residents at Women & Children First, a shelter for victims of domestic abuse. This year, they need twin bedding, diapers, cleaning supplies, socks and underwear, trash cans and trash bags, children’s pull-ups, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Offerings

At the 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve service, the children will lead us in a program entitled The Christmas Story Through the Eyes of the Friendly Beasts. A special offering of dog and cat food will be received to benefit the … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Bethlehem, Dec. 22

Sunday, December 22 at 9:50 a.m. (during the Sunday School hour) in the Great Hall. Children of all ages (preschool through adult) are invited to join in “Bethlehem” to celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus. Join us for a … Continue reading

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