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 http://www.edgarcayce.com.

Diamondhead Community Church

Diamondhead Community Church, 140 Highway 171 east, will hear Pastor Chuck Huffman speak on "Take Up Your Mat and Walk" at the 9:30 a.m. worship service for the second Sunday in Lent.

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 http://www.firsthotsprings.com/live. Pastor Jonathan Kelley will preach the sermon "CrossWords: Paradise," Luke 23:43. Call 501-624-3345 for more information.

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 105 Village Road, will hear Pastor Jon Beyer speak on "The Battles Begin -- The Battle of Purpose!" 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 second Sunday in Lent at the 10:30 a.m. worship service, as the Rev. Leslie Roper brings the message "Serve Others." The choir director is Deleen Davidson, with organist Ian Aipperspach.

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church

Lake Hamilton Baptist Church, 5963 Central Ave., will hear Elder Gary Griffin offer a Lent Devotional on Jesus' second of seven last sayings from the cross. Pastor Chuck DeVane will preach a sermon entitled "Free From the Law, Bound By the Spirit" during the Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Email [email protected], call 501-525-8339, or visit lakehamiltonbaptist.com for more information.

Mount Tabor Community

Mount Tabor Community Church, 116 Mount Tabor Road, off Albert Pike. Call 501-627-5754 for 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. For more information, call 501-623-1653 or visit https://stlukeshs.org.

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 be installed as interim minister by the regional minister, the Rev. Nadine Burton. Harrison will speak on Mark 8:31-38, "The Heart of the Gospel." 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 http://www.fcchs.org, 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. The Rev. Mark Waltz will be talking on "The Role of Religion in Society." A Zoom meeting is available as an alternative as well, at:

https://bit.ly/3hWeDWH

The meeting ID is 827 9323 8891, and the pass code is 090116.

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