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2018 Holiday Schedule


SOLO (Single Moms) Christmas Luncheon

Sunday, December 16 after the 11:30am Service

Pastor Rod and Cindy invite all single moms to attend the Solo Christmas Luncheon! We are doing something we've never done before, and an RSVP is required. Please RSVP early and asap. Childcare will be available. Send your RSVP to or text Shunte at 501-413-5864. We look forward to seeing you there!  For more information, contact Renee Donaldson at

Activities for Everyone

DivorceCare Support Group

Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the Membership Services Center

Divorced? Separated? Hurting? DivorceCare offers hope, encouragement, and gives you answers to the many questions that accompany divorce and separation. Cost is $15 for the workbook. You may join this 13-week class at any time from now through December 12. There is also a sign-up sheet at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Buster or Crystal Lackey at

Activities for Keenagers (Age 55+)

Keenage Wellness Center by Baptist Health

Thursday, December 20 from 10:30am to noon in Room 102

Baptist Health does FREE blood pressure checks and blood sugar testing.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or

Keenage Birthday Potluck

Thursday, December 20 at noon in the Chapel (formerly Fellowship Hall)

Bring a dish and join us for great food and fellowship!  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or

Keenage & HOPE (Widow’s Ministry) Trip to Garvan Gardens

Tuesday, December 11, leaving the church at 2:00pm

Take a trip to Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs to the Holiday Lights event. Millions of lights covering 18 acres of the Garden. Amazing displays. Cost is $10 per person. Extra $15 per person to rent a cart (if you are unable to walk). Eat an early dinner or late lunch at Cracker Barrel (on your own) in Hot Springs. Brochure available at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or

Activities for Single Moms

Single Moms Connections Class

Saturdays at 6:30pm and Sundays at 10:00am in Room 104

This fun and interactive class is designed for Single Moms to connect with each other and learn Biblicalprinciples to strengthen their relationship with God. Don't worry if you're running a little late. We’ll have thecoffee ready for you!  For more information, contact Renee Donaldson at

Activities for Women

FirstNLR Women’s Group

Wednesdays at 7:00pm  meeting in Room 211 for the month of December

Do you want to learn, grow, have fun, and make friends? This class is for women of all ages! Classes include crafts, Bible Study, demonstrations, practical teaching, and more. No need to sign up–just show up!  For more information, contact Kathy Brockinton at or 501-758-8553, ext. 204.

WILD Bowling

Wednesdays at 10:00am at Millennium Bowl in Maumelle

Join us for fellowship, fun and lots of laughs. This is not a league; it's just for fun, so anyone can participate whether you are an experienced bowler or not. After bowling, we have lunch at a local restaurant.  For more information, contact Sarah McDaniel at

Activities for Young Adults

UNITE Young Adult Service

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Live music, worship, friends, God. A service for college students and 20somethings.  For more information, contact Pastor Randy Jumper at or 501-758-8553.