Coming Up at First NLR


AUGUST ACTIVITIES


Activities for Everyone

GriefShare Support Group

Sundays at 11:30 a.m. in Room 214 beginning August 19

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences.  You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.  Cost is $15 for the workbook.  You may join this 13-week class at any time from now through November 18.  There is also a sign-up sheet at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact John and Daisy Dippel at 260-418-6515 or GriefShare@firstnlr.com.

30th Wedding Anniversary Celebration:  Byron & LeThesa Goode

Sunday, August 26 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Room 104


50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration:  Bill & Marsha Singley

Sunday, August 26 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Reality Cafe


Twin Baby Shower (Boy/Girl):  Josh & Christina Morden

Sunday, August 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 102

Registered at Target


Activities for Keenagers (Age 55+)

Keenage Wellness Center by Baptist Health

Thursday, August 16 from 10:30 a.m. 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 smaynard@firstnlr.com.  

Keenage Birthday Potluck

Thursday, August 16 at noon in the Fellowship Hall

We’ll have a special guest speaker this month! Bring a dish and join us for good food and fellowship!  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.  

Keenagers go to Murry’s Dinner Playhouse

Thursday, August 30 – busses leave the church at 5:30 p.m.

The comedy Social Security will be playing! Cost is $35. Brochures are available at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

Keenagers – AARP Safe Driving Course

Tuesday, September 18 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 101

A very informative course plus a discount on your auto insurance (on most carriers).  Cost is $15 if AARP or $20 if not. Lunch will be served.  Please sign up at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.


Activities for Single Moms

Single Moms Connections Class

Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:00 a.m. in Room 104

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

SOLO Game Night & Chill

Saturday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 106

Single Moms are invited to Bring your favorite board game and enjoy a chilling spread of cool treats especially prepared to beat the heat.  Child care will be available.  This is a free event, but you must RSVP to SoloRSVP@gmail.com or to Shunte at 501-413-5864. Join us for some free family fun for you and the kids!For more information, contact Renee Donaldson at rdonaldson@firstnlr.com.


Activities for Women

Journey to Total Freedom

Beginning on Wednesday, August 22 from 6:45-8:15 p.m. in Room 103

Journey to Total Freedom is a confidential, Bible-based study for those who suffer from the effects of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse.  If you or someone you know has been a victim of physical, emotional or sexual abuse they would greatly benefit from this program!  The class exposes what Satan has done in secrecy and darkness to the light of God's Word, love, restoration and healing.  It takes survivors on a journey toward spiritual health and a renewed sense of self-worth.  Expect to grow, be challenged, but most of all to be set free from your past abuse. Cost is $10.  For more information contact Michele Tyson at 501-231-9051 or mtysonjttf@sbcglobal.net.

FirstNLR Women’s Group

Every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Room 210

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 kbrockinton@firstnlr.com or 501-758-8553, ext. 204.

HOPE (Widow’s Ministry) Lunch at Café 42 at Clinton Presidential Library

Wednesday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. (Bus will leave the church at 10:30 a.m.)

Cost is $10. Brochures are available at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com. 

HOPE (Widow’s Ministry) Fall Luncheon

Sunday, September 16 at noon in the Fellowship Hall

We will have beans, chili and cornbread. Please sign up at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.  For more information, contact Shirley Maynard at 501-758-8553, ext. 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

WILD Bowling

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. 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 lsmcdaniel1911@comcast.net.


Activities for Young Adults

UNITE Young Adult Service

Every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

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