First United Methodist Church will have 2023 Lenten Musical Meditations at 12:15 p.m. every Wednesday through Lent. Performers include Robin Thomas of First Baptist Church on Wednesday; and the Texarkana Regional Chorale under direction of Marc-Andre Bougie on March 29. Light lunches will follow, with a minimum $5 love offering. Info: 870-772-6931.
St. Matthew Baptist Church, Foreman, Arkansas, hosts a Ladies in Red program at 2:30 p.m. March 26. The special guests will be Lizzie Williams and Emmanuel COGIC, Ashdown, Arkansas.
Hope Transformation Conference & Luncheon is at 7 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. April 15 at the University of Arkansas Hempstead Hall, 2500 South Main, Hope, Arkansas. There will be a variety of special guests. Tickets are $35. Info: 214-284-2545 or hopewomensconf. eventbrite.com.
Sugar Hill United Methodist Church will have its 30th anniversary at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Donations to the church may be made in memory of Dr. Herb and Jean Wren.
Oak Street Baptist Church will have a pre-anniversary service for pastor and wife at 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Carl George of Macedonia Baptist Church, Chandler, Texas. UPCOMING: A 52nd pastor and wife anniversary service is at 11 a.m. March 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Ronald Ruffin at Greater St. John Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas. Info: 903-794-7608.
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