Religion digest

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 "Are Sin, Disease and Death Real?" on Sunday. Call 501-623-5622 for information.

Cones Road Missionary Baptist Church

Cones Road Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Cones, will have a study on "Caleb -- Fully Following God" at 9:45 a.m. Sunday with the message "Carried by Four" at 11 a.m. by Brother David Roark. The study on "The Trail of Blood" continues at 6 p.m. with a message from a special friend at 7 p.m. Bible study will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Call 505-504-4568 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 hear Pastor Christopher Todd speak on "Grow Where You Are Planted" at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service.

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 Pastor John McCallum will bring the message "Going With God," Exodus 13:17-22. Call 501-624-3345 for more information.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 105 Village Road, will hear Pastor Jonathan Beyer speak on "Life In The Spirit -- Life Full of Gratitude and Praise!" at the 4 p.m. service today and the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services on Sunday. Call 501-525-0322 for information.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Hot Springs, 213 Whittington Ave., will hear the Rev. Leslie Roper, pastor, speak on "The Ultimate Check List" at the 10:30 a.m. worship service for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. 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 hear Pastor Chuck DeVane preach a sermon entitled "Gospel Freedom and Responsibility" during the worship service at 10 a.m. 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 hear Pastor Chuck Huffman bring Hebrews 4:14-16 with the message "One of Us." Masks are optional. Call 501-767-4305 for more information.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St., will celebrate the Holy Eucharist at the 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday services with the Rev. Danny Schieffler of Little Rock. He will be teaching the adult Christian education class at 9:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Also at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School classes for children and youth will meet. Child care for ages 4 and younger is provided in the Nursery during Christian Education classes and church services. Call 501-623-1653 for more information.

St. Thomas Baptist Church

St. Thomas Baptist Church, 347 Grove St., will celebrate Pastor Appreciation Month for Pastor Charles E. Smith. The theme will be "Man of Faith Speak Lord for Your Servant is Listening," 1 Samuel 2. Minister Travailis Stephens of Benton will bring the message at 11 a.m. Sunday.

The First Christian Church

The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1806 Central Ave., will hear Regional Minister the Rev. Nadine Burton speak on John 3:1-10, "Let's Talk About Jesus and Nicodemus," at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service. Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. 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.

Unitarian Universalist

Unitarian Universalist Church, 1701 Spring St., will hold visitation at 10 a.m. The main service at 10:30 a.m. will be a joyful singing service, singing some of the favorites from the hymnal. The leader will be Joe Sturgill and the pianist will be Bryan Fowler.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3819 Central Ave., will hear the Rev. Chip Hatcher bring the message "An Attitude of Gratitude," based on Luke 17:11-19. at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Special music will be "Find Us Faithful" performed by the Chancel Choir. Visit or call 501-525-1367 for information.