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Church News

January 22, 2021 at 2:50 a.m.

UNION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2911 U.S. 63 North at Altheimer, will open its pantry Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. until all the food is gone. Food will be given away in a drive-thru event. Everyone must wear a mask and stay in their vehicles, according to a news release.

PILGRIM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2507 Hill St., will open its Raven’s Nest Food Pantry, Saturday, Jan. 23, from 8-9:30 a.m. or until all the food has been given away. Food will be distributed on a first come, first-served basis. Participants must bring a picture identification.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 200 W. Sixth Ave., will host the Neighbor to Neighbor drive-thru Souper Bowl Soup Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. Regular soups are $10 per quart and seafood soups, chowders or gumbos are $15 per quart, according to a news release. This will be a covid-safe event. Masks will be worn and social distancing will be practiced. Details: Pat Tate, Neighbor to Neighbor executive director, (870) 534-2883.

ONE PINE BLUFF PRAYING TOGETHER SERVICES will continue by conference call or Zoom due to Covid-19. Churches hosting the prayers from 6-7 p.m. Sundays include: Jan. 24 — Trinity Episcopal Church, 703 W. Third Ave.; and Jan. 31 — First Assembly of God, 1002 Ridgway Road. The conference call number is #1.978.990.5000 with access code 127365# The prayer initiative started in 2017 and was intended for participants to meet and pray for the growth and prosperity of the city.

UNITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, 2712 S. Bay St., invites the community to its Family Night on Tuesdays. Bible Study starts at 6 p.m. followed by Personal Financial Education class at 7 p.m. Details: unitychristianfellowship@live.com or 870-329-1182.

ST. PETER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 15th Avenue and Alabama Street, reopened its Saturday Soup Kitchen for carry out meals only. The kitchen will be open Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to the program held in the cafeteria, the red brick building, according to a news release.

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