Thornburg Baptist, Perryville, to celebrate 100 years


Thornburg Baptist Church in Perryville will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday, April 26. The morning worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Jimmy Corder will bring the message.  A potluck lunch will follow. A celebration service will begin at 2 p.m. For more information contact Linda Stover at 501-889-8806.


Worship conference April 27-29 at Mid-America Seminary

CORDOVA, Tenn. – The annual Adrian Rogers Conference on Worship: Preaching and Praise will be held April 27-29 on the campus of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 2095 Appling Road,  Cordova, Tenn.

Featured at the 2015 conference are Arturo “Art” Azurdia III, Ray Jones and Huw Priday.

“Get ready to revive, renew, and rejoice … Spring is a time of renewal, so make plans now to Revive!” reads a news release about the event.

Azurdia is senior minister of Word and worship at Trinity Church and associate professor of pastoral theology at Western Seminary, both in Portland, Ore. He is a frequent speaker at various national and international conferences. Azurdia and his wife, Lori, have two children, Katherine and Jonathan.

Ray Jones has 43 years of worship-leading experience. He grew up in a minister’s home and has led worship in Texas, Alabama and Louisiana.

Jones has also produced more than 40 worship and Christian music albums and recently wrote the book “Will You Worship?” The book was awarded Best of the Best 2012 by Worship Leader Magazine.

Priday was born in the small market town of Brecon, Mid Wales, and for the past 20 years, he has performed as a professional opera and concert artist.

He studied in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Royal College of Music. Priday and his wife, soprano Elizabeth Woollett, have sung to royalty and heads of state throughout the world.

For a complete schedule of conference events or to register, visit mabts.edu/ARC. For more information about the conference, call 800-968-4508.


River Valley Christian Life Corps (RVCLC) hosts yard sale May 2

River Valley Christian Life Corps in Fort Smith, formerly known as Fort Smith Christian Women's Job Corps and Christian Men's Job Corps, will host their Junk and Jewels outdoor yard sale on the parking lot of the Harvest Time church in Fort Smith from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2 for River Valley Christian Life Corps. Donated items are being accepted. For more information, call the office at 479-353-7001.


First Baptist, Cabot, holds Awakening Women's Conference 

First Baptist Church, Cabot, will hold the Awakening Women's Conference April 17-18. The conference will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. April 17 and from 9 a.m. to noon April 18. An optional fellowship dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m. April 17. For more information, visit fbccabot.org or call 501-843-5472.


River Valley Christian Life Corps (RVCLC) hosts job skills fair April 11

River Valley Christian Life Corps (RVCLC) will host a job skills fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 at the Adult Education Center. Lunch will be provided. The event is open to the public.