FEBRUARY 2018

Activities for Everyone 

Annual Business Meeting

Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Baby Girl Shower: Brittany (Duncan) Miller & Bryant Miller

Saturday, February 3 at noon in the Reality Cafe
Registered at Babies R Us, www.babybedding.com, and Wal-Mart.

Wedding Shower: Robyn (Oglesby) Hunter & Nathaniel Hunter

Sunday, February 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 102
Registered at Target, Amazon.com, and Bed, Bath and Beyond.

GriefShare Support Group

Sundays at 11:30 a.m. in Room 214 (through April 15)

For more information, contact John and Daisy Dippel at 260-418-6515 or GriefShare@firstnlr.com.

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 at any time. There is also a sign-up sheet at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.

Financial Peace University

Saturdays at 6:15 p.m. in Room 106 beginning February 3

For more information, contact Brent Fairchild at FairchildBW@archildrens.org or Kane Dorsey at kdorsey@firstnlr.com

With Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money, get out of debt, and create a plan for your future! There is a sign-up sheet at the Activity Counter or email FinancialPeace#firstnlr.com.


Activities for Keenagers (Age 55+)

Keenage Wellness Center by Baptist Health

Thursday, February 15 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in room 102

For more information, contact Shirley Maynard @ 758-8553 x 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

Baptist Health does FREE blood pressure checks and blood sugar testing.

Keenage Birthday Potluck

Thursday, February 15 at noon in the Fellowship Hall

For more information, contact Shirley Maynard @ 758-8553 x286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

Bring a dish and join us for good food and fellowship!

HOPE (Widow’s Ministry) Lunch and Tour at First Pentecostal Church

Tuesday, February 20, at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Shirley Maynard @ 758-8553 x 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

Cost is $5.00 (for lunch). Pick up a brochure at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.

Ladies Tea at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs

Tuesday, March 20 – Leave church at 9:00a.m.; return to the church at 3:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Shirley Maynard @ 758-8553 x 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

Cost $30.00 (includes tea and tour of the Gardens). Cart cost is $15 per person extra.  Pick up a brochure at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby

Keenage Spring Trip to Branson

Wednesday – Friday, April 11-13

For more information, contact Shirley Maynard @ 758-8553 x 286 or smaynard@firstnlr.com.

The trip cost includes 2 nights at the Hilton at the Promenade on Branson Landing. A deposit will reserve your spot on this fun trip to see Samson at the Sight and Sound Theater! Pick up a brochure at the Activity Counter in the Main Lobby.


Activities for Single Moms

Single Moms Connections Class

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

For more information, contact Renee Donaldson at rdonaldson@firstnlr.com.

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!

SOLO Pajama Jam!

Friday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

For more information, contact Renee Donaldson at rdonaldson@firstnlr.com.

Solo is having a Pajama Jam! Wear your comfy pajamas and slippers (or not) and come hang out with us on Friday Feb 16 at 630 pm. We will have sleepover games, girly activities, and lots of tasty food! This Pajama Jam is for moms only, so free childcare is available. Please RSVP to Shunte James at solorsvp@gmail.com or 501-413-5864. Please let Shunte know the number of single moms and the number of children attending. See you there!


Activities for Women

First NLR Women’s Group

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

For more information, contact Kathy Brockinton at kbrockinton@firstnlr.com or 758-8553, ext. 204.

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!

Ladies of Grace

Thursday, February 8, 6:00 p.m. at Brenda Zermatten’s home

For more information or directions please contact Darlene Lantrip at 961-9005 or 658-5057.

We all need friends to join us in prayer. Ladies of Grace is an informal setting where you can connect with other ladies and spend time together praying for each other. We also have dinner and time to get to know each other better.

Journey to Total Freedom

Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. beginning January 31 in Room 103

For more information or to register contact Michele Tyson @ 501-231-9051 or mtysonjttf@sbcglobal.net.

Journey to Total Freedom is a confidential, Bible-based study for those who suffer from the effects ofemotional, physical, or sexual abuse. The class exposes what Satan has done in secrecy and darkness, tothe 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. If you or someone you know has been a victim of physical, emotional or sexual abuse they would greatly benefit from this program! Class times are from 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Cost is $10.

WILD Bowling

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. at Millennium Bowl in Maumelle

For more information, contact Sarah McDaniel at lsmcdaniel1911@comcast.net.

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.


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 20somethings.

February 7 – UNITE Service at 7:00 p.m.

After Party: Glow Olympics! In honor of the winter Olympics we will have our own games and fun with the added twist of glow sticks and glow in the dark props.

February 14 – UNITE Service at 7:00 p.m.

After Party: I <3 pasta!  Not your typical Valentine’s Day party.  We will be taking a different look at the Love Christ has for us.

February 21 – UNITE Service 7:00 p.m.

After Party: The Loft Coffee house: Coffee in the lobby and loft with a coffee house vibe.

February 28 – UNITE Service 7:00 p.m.

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