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Religion digest

December 24, 2022 at 4:00 a.m.

Almobarak Cultural Center

Islamic services for Juma prayer are held at the Almobarak Cultural Center, 142 Ski Motel Point, every Friday at 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Call Omar Almobarak at 501-767-0214 for more information.

Christian Science

Christian Science, 808 Central Ave., will hear the Bible lesson sermon "Christian Science" on Sunday. Call 501-623-5622 for information.

Creative Life Church

Creative Life Church, 229 Bayard St. will hold a study group open to all seekers of spiritual fulfillment from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday for sharing and discussion of Edgar Cayce's book, "Search for God." All are welcome. For more information, visit

Diamondhead Community UM Church

Diamondhead Community UM Church, 140 Highway 171, will hold a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service with Pastor Christopher Todd speaking on "The Greatest Gift of All" at 5:30 p.m. today. On Sunday, the 10 a.m. worship service will be a "Come-as-you-are Carol Sing." All are welcome.

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, 2350 Central Ave., will hold Classic Service at 9 a.m. Sunday, with Celebration Service at 10:30 a.m. Connect Groups will also meet at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Online worship will be at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at The message will be "He's Here," Galatians 4:4-5. Call 501-624-3345 for more information.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 105 Village Road, will hold special Christmas worship services today and Sunday. There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. today, with Pastor Jon Beyer speaking on "The Promises of God -- Receiving The Promises." On Sunday, Pastor Anthony Johnson will speak on "The Promises of God -- Receiving The Promises" at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Call 501-525-0322 for information.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Hot Springs, 213 Whittington Ave., will celebrate the Nativity of the Lord/Christmas Day with the Rev. Leslie Roper at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Choir director is Deleen Davidson with Craig Crawford, organist. First Presbyterian Church provides a pew section as masks only with social distancing. Seating in other sections will be masks optional.

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church, 5963 Central Ave., will offer a Christmas Eve Communion Service at 6 p.m. today. The church will meet for worship on Christmas Day morning at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Chuck DeVane will preach a sermon entitled "The Gift of Life." Tom Bolton is the minister of music. The Lord's Supper is observed every Sunday. Email [email protected] or call 525-8339 for more information.

Mount Tabor Community

Mount Tabor Community Church, 116 Mount Tabor Road, off Albert Pike. Call 501-627-5754 for information.

New Salem UMC

New Salem UMC, 1798 Mountain Pine Road, will meet at 9:30 a.m. to hear Pastor Chuck Huffman bring Matthew 1:18-25 with the message "You Are Special." Huffman will also hold a Christmas Eve service at 4 p.m. today. Scriptures are Luke 2:1-20 and Mark 1:40-42 with the message "For Unto You is Born." "All are welcome to come and celebrate the Birth of our Lord and King, Jesus Christ, the Babe born in a Manger," the church said. Call 501-767-4305 for more information.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St., will celebrate the Christmas Day Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. Sunday with visiting clergy the Rev. Mike Courtney. There will be no Christian Education classes. Christmas Eve service will be at 5 p.m. today. Call 501-623-1653 for more information.

The First Christian Church

The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1806 Central Ave., will hear the Rev. Mark Garner speak on Matthew 2:1-3, "O Holy Night," during in-house worship at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. A Christmas Carol Sing will be incorporated into the service. There are no Sunday school classes. Outreach continues to have the church food pantry open on the second and fourth Tuesdays. For information on all events of the church, email inquiries to [email protected], visit, or call the church office from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 501-623-3389.

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