MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
First Baptist Church, 24100 N. Barton St., Woodson, will serve a holiday meal after the Woodson Community Council Christmas parade at 11 a.m. today. (501) 3972178.
Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, will host a musical performance of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors by Praeclara at 3 and 7 p.m. today. Tickets are $21.69 for adults and $11.34 for students online at tinyurl.com/yc73fj6t or $20 and $10 at the church. (501) 227-0000.
Pleasant Hill Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 3804 E. 38th St., College Station, will hold a joint Christmas concert with Reed Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasant Hill location. (501) 541-0656.
The Sanctuary Choir of Pulaski
Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd., and members of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will present the Christmas musical Night of the Father’s Love at 10:45 a.m. Dec. 16. (501) 661-1129.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, will host the music presentation “Sing Noel,” a program of Christmas music and singing, by ARmusica and students; and with Julie Cheek and Andrew Irvin, at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Admission is free. stlukeepiscopal.org or (501) 7533578.
Trinity Episcopal Church, 310 W. 17th St., will host a Messiah sing along with choruses and solos from Handel’s Messiah at 4 p.m. Sunday. Scores will be provided; participants can also bring scores. (501) 372-0294.
Guest musicians and narrators
will join the Sanctuary Choir of Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4501 Rahling Road, in performing its Christmas cantata Sing Christmas at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. trinitypreslr.org or (501) 868-5848.
Winfield United Methodist Church, 20100 Cantrell Road, will hold its its annual drive-thru live Nativity Scene from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday. Actors will perform the Nativity. Admission is free. (501) 868-4225.
Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St., will begin its threeweek Sunday forum series,
“The Songs of Luke,” with “The Magnificat” at 9:15 a.m. Sunday in the parlor. Contact rsutter[email protected] to be added to the reading list. (501) 375-2342.
Faith Lutheran Church, 7525 W. Markham St., will host a Christmas market at 7 a.m. today that includes crafts, decorations, toys and food. Proceeds benefit the Via de Cristo Scholarship Fund and The Van. Only cash or checks are accepted. (501) 351-1181. Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, will hold the annual Presbyterian Women’s Potluck Christmas Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with speaker Jennie Gregory. (501) 753-9533.
Pulaski Heights Baptist
Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd., will have organ and piano recitals with Jonathan Merritt and Melanie Martin at noon on Fridays through Dec. 21. (501) 661-1129.
Miles Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 1804 W. Capitol Ave., will host a Greek service at 3 p.m. Sunday with speaker Craig Collier. (501) 529-0127.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 908 Cross St., will host a free Advent season prayer retreat “Minds Transformed by the Word of God” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today with Yvonne Cook. (501) 374-5832. Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 850 Atkinson St., North Little Rock, will hold its annual Twilight Sunday School from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday.
with guest teachers. The theme is “Keep Your Promise.” (501) 804-6031.
New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., Pine Bluff, will have a family portrait day today and Sunday . Tickets are $10. Tickets and appointments for portrait sittings are available at (870) 643-3937.
Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church, 1601 S. Louisiana St., will host “The Gifts of Christmas” from 3-5 p.m. Sunday in the chapel with cookie decorating, gift making and care-package assembly. Information and RSVP at (501) 626-6677. Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., will have a Choral Advent Procession at 5 p.m. Sunday. Patricia Matthews will lead
meditation from 9:15-10 a.m. Sundays during Advent, and two Advent-theme adult classes will be held from 9:15-10 a.m. Sundays. lovesaintmarks. org or (501) 225-4203.
Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, will hold a Faith and Grief luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 18 with speaker Joe Holmes. Register at faithandgrief.org. sharon[email protected]ondpreslr. org or (501) 227-0000. St. Bartholomew Catholic
Church, 1622 Marshall St., will host the the first night of a revival at 5:30 p.m. Monday, and St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1421 E. Second St., North Little Rock, will host the second night at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 372-4682 or (501) 375-9617. The deadline for Religion calendar submissions is 5 p.m. Monday for Saturday publication. Addresses are in Little Rock unless otherwise indicated. Items must have an address and a phone number and be open to the public.To submit a news release, fax (501) 372-4765 or email the information to: