James Fork Baptist Church, located at 2927 Highway 69 W., Mansfield, will celebrate its 140th anniversary Oct. 5. Former members, former pastors and friends are invited to attend the anniversary event, which will begin with an 11 a.m. worship service and will be followed by a fellowship lunch at noon and a program at 1:30 p.m.
Ruddell Hill Baptist Church, Batesville, honored deacons Larry Mobley and Norman Martin in a special deacon emeritus service and a reception Aug. 24. Both served the church as deacons for many years until their health would no longer permit them to do so. Mobley and Martin were each presented a certificate in honor of their service. From left: Mobley, Pastor Tommy Medley and Martin
First Baptist Church, Sparkman, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Oct. 26. The theme for the event is Celebrating 100 Years. The day will begin with a fellowship at 9 a.m., followed by 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. Two former pastors will preach, one at each service. A fellowship lunch will follow. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located at 213 North Broadway Street.
Trinity Baptist Church, Fort Smith, will hold a revival Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 with Rick Ingle. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weekday services are at 6:30 p.m.