Members and friends of Village Baptist Church in Bella Vista will honor Bill Bowen April 20 for his 15 years as pastor during the morning service with special guests, followed by a reception.
The Centennial Baptist Association will hold its annual Centennial Mission Day April 11. Churches in the association will partner with Second Baptist Church on Park Avenue, West Helena, in reaching out to the Delta. In the past two years the event has been held in Arkansas County.
Holly Springs Baptist Church and Holly Springs United Methodist Church will sponsor the Terry “Taco” Howard Memorial Trail Ride and ATV Ride from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4. Horses will leave from the Baptist church at 9 a.m.; the ATVs will leave from the Methodist church at 10 a.m. A barbeque meal will take place at Holly Springs Baptist Church, Holly Springs, at 11 a.m., with an auction to follow. All proceeds will go to Arkansas Children’s Hospital. A soup and chili meal will take place Friday, April 3, in the life center of the Baptist church from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Hank Mahan at 870-687-1962.
Shepherd Hill Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, will be hosting a youth rally on April 18. A game time will begin at 4 p.m. Hamburgers will be served following the activities. The rally service will start at 6 p.m. with speaker Cody Brown, and worship leader Elliott Andrews. Representatives from each church should call the church office at 870-534-1926 by April 12 with a count.
Forrest Park Baptist Church in Pine Bluff will hold revival services March 20-22. Shelby Andre, pastor, will be the speaker.