Religion briefs

Oak Hill MBC celebrates 114th anniversary

The public is welcome to the 114th anniversary of Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 532 Danville Road. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. with worship at 10:45 a.m. Brother Sam Ault, pastor, will bring the message.

A potluck lunch will be served afterward.

At 1 p.m., music will be provided by Junction Five, the featured singing group who will also take part in the morning worship hour. This group is from the Fountain Lake community. The singing will conclude the services, there will be no night service.

Morning Star Missionary celebrates homecoming

The public is welcome to a homecoming celebration at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 2539 Spring St., on Sunday. Refreshments will be served and music will be provided by The Garrett Sisters.

Ice cream social at Roanoke Baptist

Roanoke Baptist Church, 315 Whittington Ave., will host a free ice cream social and community showcase from 11 a.m. to noon today.

The event will feature Planet Fitness, Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness, New York Life, and more. Free transportation is available. Call 620-0454 or 655-3630 for more information.

Friends and Family Day at St. Mark Baptist

St. Mark Baptist Church, 542 Crescent Ave., will observe its annual Friends and Family Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The theme is "Let us do good unto all mankind, especially the household of faith." Guests will include Rev. D. E. Jones and Union Baptist Church. The event is open to the public.

St. Phillips COGIC celebrates 80 years

St. Phillips Church of God in Christ, 237 Walnut St., will celebrate its 80th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Aaron Gordon, pastor of Angel Gabriel COGIC, will be the guest speaker. The theme will be "Running the Race." The event is open to the public.

Rock Springs Baptist celebrates homecoming

Rock Springs Baptist Church, 1026 Rock Springs Rd., will celebrate a homecoming with singing and worship service from 9:45 a.m. to noon Sunday, followed by a potluck lunch. After lunch The McNeills will sing from 1-3 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Youth Explosion at Nazarene Baptist

Nazarene Baptist Church, 220 Silver St., will host Youth Explosion at 4 p.m. Sunday with guest Pastor Gregory Jefferson Jr. The event is open to the public.

Gospel Comedy Explosion at HSMS

Paschal Hildreth Entertainment will present The Gospel Comedy Explosion at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hot Springs Middle School, 701 Main St. The event will feature Terrance Jones, Bryant Hannah and Funnyman Prescott with music by DJ Daneger (Dane Blunt). Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Tim's Barber Shop, Terrifix Elite Hair Design, Tha Diva Hair Salon and Carrigan Memorial Funeral Services, or by calling 623-7664 or 655-1839. Visit http://www.gospelcomedyexplosion.com for more information.

WVNA monthly meeting scheduled for Monday

The next monthly meeting of the Whittington Valley Neighborhood Association will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 213 Whittington Ave. Topics to be discussed will include updates on ongoing revitalization efforts in the Valley. The meeting is an opportunity for Valley residents and area neighbors to discuss issues of mutual interest. Light refreshments will be served. Call WVNA president Mark A. Toth at 623-4283 for more information.

Religion on 08/12/2017

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