Religion Digest, Jan. 20

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.

Christway Unity Church

Christway Unity Church, 45 Crown, meets on the first and third Sundays at noon. "All are welcome to join us to learn Unity techniques." For more information, call Mary Maloney, 505-504-4568.

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

Cones Road Missionary Baptist Church

Cones Road Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Cones Road, will have a study on "David's Psalm of Thanksgiving" at 9:45 a.m. Sunday with the message on "The Call to Holy Living" at 11:10 a.m. by Brother David Roark. A Bible Study will be at 6 p.m., followed by a message on "Be Instant in Season, Out of Season," at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, there will be a Bible study at 6 p.m.

Diamondhead Community Church

Diamondhead Community Church, 140 Highway 171 east, will hear Pastor Chuck Huffman speak on "Remember" at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.


Eckankar will hold a Light and Sound service, "Experience the God Sound," on Zoom from 11 a.m. to noon Sunday. To receive the link to this event by email, send a name and email address to [email protected]. To attend by phone, leave a name and telephone number at 877-401-0016.

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 Jonathan Kelley will preach the sermon "Atomic Habits: Read," Matthew 5:17-20. Call 501-624-3345 for more information.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 105 Village Road, will hear Pastor Anthony Johnson speak on "When Jesus Shows Up -- People Get Healed!" at 4 p.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday.

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Hot Springs, 213 Whittington Ave., will celebrate Boy Scout Sunday. The Rev. Leslie Roper will bring the message "Trustworthy" at the 10:30 a.m. Worship Service for the fifth Sunday after Epiphany. The choir director is Deleen Davidson, with substitute organist Kay Provus.

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church, 5963 Central Ave., will hear Elder Jeremy Cooley preach a sermon from Psalm 23 during the Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. The Lord's Supper is observed every Sunday. Chuck DeVane is the pastor. Tom Bolton is the Minister of Music. Email [email protected] or call 501-525-8339 for more information.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St., will celebrate the Holy Eucharist during the 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services with Father Mark Nabors. Christian Formation Classes for all ages are at 9:30 a.m., including "The Last Days of Jesus of Nazareth," taught by Bill Stiebing, Serapha Leyda Professor of Ancient History Emeritus at the University of New Orleans, and "New at St. Luke's," taught by Nabors. At 2 p.m. is the "Sacred Ground Class," led by Anita Freer, a small group exploration of faith and race. For more information, call 501-623-1653 or visit

Mount Tabor Community

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

The First Christian Church

The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1806 Central Ave., will meet at 10:45 a.m. for the Sunday worship service. Pastor Corey Harrison will speak on 1 Corinthians 9:19-23, "Invitation to Surrender." 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 Friday at 501-623-3389.

Unitarian Universalist

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Hot Springs, 1701 Spring St., has visitation at 10 a.m. Sunday and the main service at 10:30 a.m. David Malcolm Rose will be talking about "The Ghost in the Machine." A Zoom meeting is available as an alternative as well, at The meeting ID is 827 9323 8891, and the pass code is 090116.

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