Pine Grove Baptist, Little Rock, to celebrate 146 years

Pine Grove Baptist Church, Little Rock, will celebrate its 146th anniversary at 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 9.  Elbert Warren will speak and Bobby Jeffers will serve as worship leader.  A potluck will follow.


Park Hill Baptist, North Little Rock, to host Guy Penrod in concert

Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock will host Guy Penrod, Live in Concert, at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 30.

For more information, contact the church at 501-753-3413.


Arkansas Baptist pastor/staff ride rescheduled for Aug. 27-28

LITTLE ROCK – The third Arkansas Baptist pastor/staff motorcycle ride has been rescheduled for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 27-28. The original date of the ride was May 28-29, but had to be postponed due to weather.

Pastors and other church staff members interested in participating are asked to meet at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) Building in Little Rock. The group is expected to ride throughout southwest Arkansas visiting various mission points and then return to Little Rock the following Friday afternoon.

The pastor/staff ride is being hosted by J.D. “Sonny” Tucker, ABSC executive director; Tim Yarbrough, editor/executive director of the Arkansas Baptist News, and Marcus Brown, a member of the ABSC evangelism and church health team.

To register for the ride, visit For more information, contact Marcus Brown at 501-376-4791, ext. 5128, or email


Local churches participate in Mission Hot Springs

Hot Springs Baptist Church, Hot Springs, will partner with three other Hot Springs churches - First Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and One Refuge Church – to share the love of Christ in the community through Mission Hot Springs. 

About 700 volunteers are expected to participate in teams in various mission projects July 6-10.

A celebration service will be held at 7 p.m. July 10 at First Baptist Church.


Trinity Association holds women's retreat 

Trinity Baptist Association’s women’s retreat will be held July 31-Aug. 1 at Cedar Glade Baptist Encampment, Imboden.

Deadline to register is July 23. For more information, call 870-483-2300.