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 Takes a Census" at 9:45 a.m. Sunday with the message on "Temptations of Jesus" at 11:10 a.m. by Brother David Roark. A Bible Study will be at 6 p.m., followed by a special prayer meeting at 7 p.m. to "pray for our country that it may return to God and for Israel."

Diamondhead Community Church

Diamondhead Community Church, 140 Highway 171 east, will hear Pastor Chuck Huffman speak on "For Such a Time As This" at the 9:30 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 Jonathan Kelley will preach the sermon "Atomic Habits: Journaling," Psalm 62:8. Call 501-624-3345 for more information.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 105 Village Road, will hear Pastor Jon Beyer speak on "When Jesus Shows Up -- The Glory Falls!" 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 the Transfiguration of the Lord at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service, as the Rev. Leslie Roper brings the message "Shiny, Happy Jesus." The choir director is Deleen Davidson, with substitute organist Kay Provus.

HolyGhost Headquarters

HolyGhost Headquarters, 1900 Hobson Ave., will hold a Pastoral Anniversary Celebration with Guest Pastor Steve Lake of Historic Eureka Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church, 5963 Central Ave., will hear Pastor Chuck DeVane preach the sermon "Sinners and Saints" during the Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. The Lord's Supper is observed every Sunday. 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 Mark 9:2-8, "We Will All be Changed." 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. Sunday, with a Valentine celebration. Bring a poem to read or a short story to tell. Visitors will be serenaded by a violin, and guitar and drum trio. Rebecca Bingham will be at the piano. Darren Snapper is the lay leader. 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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