Faith News Briefs

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Note:
Regular, ongoing meetings are listed in the section below specific date events, and that section is updated frequently. Many ongoing meetings have special speakers/events; be sure to check that section.

December 21
Blue Christmas Service
The First United Methodist Church will have a Blue Christmas Service on the longest night of the year at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at 195 Huntsville Road. Everyone is encouraged to attend this service of healing and joy. For more information, call the church office at 469-253-8987.

December 23
From the Cradle to the Crown
The community is invited to attend the First Christian Church’s Christmas program ‘From the Cradle to the Crown’ at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at 763 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs.

Christmas Candlelight Service
The Green Forest United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual Christmas Candlelight Service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23. Please join the congregation as they celebrate Christ’s birth with songs and scripture readings in a sanctuary full of beautiful candles. The service will be followed by coffee and cookies in the Fellowship Hall after the event. For more information, call 870-438-6122.

Lessons and Carols
The First Christian Church of Berryville will feature a service of lessons and carols at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23. It will center around the advent of Christ as seen throughout the eyes of the Biblical prophets and their foretelling of the coming of the child.

December 24
Lessons and Carol
The St. Elizabeth Choir will present a Lessons and Carols program at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at the St. Elizabeth Parish. A Christmas Eve Mass will immediately follow at 4 p.m.

Christmas Service
The First Christian Church of Berryville will hold their traditional Christmas service at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, for a period of welcome and fellowship with coffee, other hot drinks and snacks. Visitors are welcome to join the congregation for the celebration of the coming of Christmas.

Christmas Eve Service
The First United Methodist Church at 195 Huntsville Road will have a Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. There will be a musical interlude before the service. Everyone is invited to attend this special service.

Candlelight Communion Service
The First Christian Church will hold a Candlelight Communion Service at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at 763 Passion Play Road. Everyone attending is invited to partake of the communion emblems.

SUNDAYS
Landmark Missionary Baptist Church
The Landmark Missionary Baptist Church will host worship service at 10:50 a.m. on Sundays, with Sunday school starting at 10 a.m. at 510 E. Madison Ave. The church also hosts services at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoons and at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Faith Bible Church
Faith Bible Church at 3 Park Cliff Drive in Holiday Island will host worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Bible studies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Kings Hill Pioneer Church
Kings Hill Pioneer Church will hold service at 10 a.m. each Sunday. The nondenominational church is dedicated to praise, worship, fellowship and learning more of God. The church is located at 63 Kings Hill estate, a half-mile west of the Kings River bridge on Highway 62. For more information, call 870-423-9399.

New Life Church
New Life Church at 32 Wilson Drive in Berryville will have a service at 11 a.m. every Sunday and a Bible study at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Call Josh Shields at 870-480-3808 for more information. Everyone is welcome.

First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island
First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island at 6 Dove Circle will hold Sunday and Wednesday services. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m. with Bible study, followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. and an evening service at 5 p.m. There will be a potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays with a service following at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call 479-253-6711.

Holiday Island Baptist Church
Holiday Island Baptist Church at 14 State Line Drive holds Sundays and Wednesday services. Sunday services begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by the morning service at 10 am. and an evening service at 4 p.m. Wednesday evening service begins at 6:30 p.m. There is also a Men’s Bible Study at 8 a.m. on Wednesdays.

MONDAYS
Bible Study
A Bible study from the Melchisedec Perspective will be held at 6:30 p.m. every other Monday at Penn Memorial Church at 100 Spring St. For more information, contact Pete Ross at 479-244-6880.

TUESDAYS
Prayer Night
New Day Fellowship will host a prayer night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at 440 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend this quiet time and meet with God for prayer and meditation.

UU Church Weekly Meditation
UU Church hosts a weekly meditation from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at 17 Elk St. The meditation will feature silent meditation and video teachings from spiritual traditions and teachers. For more information, contact sandypope3@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAYS
Women’s Bible Class
The women in Carroll County are invited to attend a weekly Bible Class and Fellowship at First Christian Church at 763 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Wednesday. Come and join in a good time together with the class’s new teacher, Kathy Warren of Berryville.

Men’s Bible Study
All men in the community are invited the Men’s Bible Study at 8 a.m. each Wednesday Holiday Island Baptist Church at 14 Stateline Drive. Come and enjoy fellowship, coffee, pastries and inspiration.

Single Parent Support Group
A Single Parent Support Group will be held Wednesday nights at Eureka Springs First Assembly at 350 Frontage Road beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Kids eat free, and adults eat for $2. The free single parent support group will begin at 6:30 p.m. A kids group for ages up to 12 and a youth group for ages 13 to 18 will also be held at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Andrea or Judy at 479-253-8909.

Pioneer Club
Trinity Baptist Church at 204 Trinnen Lane in Berryville will host a Pioneer Club for children 5 to 12 years of age from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Club meetings will consist of a Bible lesson, scripture learning and a combination of music, crafts and game times. For more information, call 870-423-2340.

First Baptist Church in Eureka Springs
Christians are invited to join in prayer from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday in the lower level of the First Baptist Church, located at 100 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. For more information, call 479-253-8925.

Walking in the Spirit
Eureka Springs First United Methodist Church’s “Walking in the Spirit” exercise group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday to do a faith-based approach to staying fit with a program for every fitness level. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome. Call 479-253-8987 for more information.

Grief Group
Eureka Springs First United Methodist Church’s Grief Group for widows and widowers meets at noon every other Wednesday in the church library. Anyone who has lost a spouse or partner is welcome.

FRIDAYS
Family Movie and Game Night
First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island will host a family movie and game night at 6 p.m. the first Friday of every month. Call 479-253-6711 for more information.

Shabbat Services
Rabbi Rob Lennick will hold Shabbat Services the first and third Friday of each month at the Heart of Many Ways at 68 Mountain St. in Eureka Springs. For more information, call 479-633-9221 or email rblennick@gmail.com.

Walking in the Spirit
Eureka Springs First United Methodist Church’s “Walking in the Spirit” exercise group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday to do a faith-based approach to staying fit with a program for every fitness level. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome. Call 479-253-8987 for more information.

Parents’ Night Out
Eureka Springs First United Methodist Church hosts a Parents’ Night Out from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every first Friday of the month. The program is for children from ages 2 to 12 and offers games, crafts, singing and dinner while parents get a night off. It is free and staffed by loving trained people. For more information, call 479-253-8987.

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