Arkansas churches to commemorate 9/11

Tim Yarbrough
Arkansas Baptist News

Terrorist attacks perpetrated against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, killed thousands of Americans and changed our nation forever.

Churches across the country were packed for weeks – and in some instances months – following the attacks, as people sought refuge and answers amid the tragedy.

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks and offers Arkansas Baptists an opportunity to commemorate 9/11, remember lives lost and reach out to their communities with the love of Jesus Christ.

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Little Rock’s Life Line Baptist: Church responds to child hunger in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – If you don’t live in Clometrice Henry’s neighborhood, you might not know hunger. She does.

“I have even known (children) to come to my door and knock. ‘Ms. Henry, can I have something to eat?’ That’s just how bad it is,” said Henry. “I don’t turn them down because they are just children.”

Little do the children know the working mother has trouble feeding her own five children. Her youngest, Kylee, shares her mother’s generous outlook.

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Hot Springs’ Garage Church: ‘You Meet Where?’

Garage Church member Jamie Sheets (left) recently gave his truck to Tracy and Dennis so they could move to another city where they had found employment.Adam Brown
Special to the ABN

HOT SPRINGS – “Really? You meet in a garage?”

This is a question Mike Prince, pastor of The Garage Church, hears regularly from people when they first hear about his new church in Hot Springs. 

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No clergy at 9/11 ceremony called 'bigotry'

The hope of faith in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks in 2001, exemplified by South Carolina Baptist chaplain Cliff Satterwhite in New York City, has been excised from the 10th anniversary ceremony being organized by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Within a week after the terrorist attacks, Southern Baptists had sent more than 1,100 volunteers to New York City for disaster relief efforts. BP file photo by Gibbs Frazeur. Tom Strode
Baptist Press 

WASHINGTON (BP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision not to include clergy in the 10th anniversary remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has drawn objections from Christian leaders.

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Beebe, Huckabee featured during Ouachita 125th anniversary celebration 

Trennis Henderson
Ouachita Baptist University

ARKADELPHIA – Campus visits by Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe and former Gov. Mike Huckabee are among highlights of Ouachita Baptist University’s 125th anniversary celebration this fall.

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