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The (Church) Mouse March, 2017

...excerpts from the monthly newsletter of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellville, Arkansas


Marion County Singing Convention March 18-19

The Marion County Singing Convention has been enjoyed for over 80 years! The spring convention will be held at Cedar Grove Methodist Church on Saturday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 19th at 1:30 p.m.

There will be good old fashioned gospel singing, new songs of the day, singers and instrumentalists—there will be something for everyone to enjoy!! Come join in the congregational singing, share a special song or just enjoy listening!!

JOY Group to Attend Movie: The Shack

Joy Group will go see the movie “The Shack” for our March event. It is scheduled to open the first Week in March. Stay tuned for more information!

Circle of Peace Construction Begins!

Work has begun on our labyrinth located on the east side of our church. The name of our labyrinth is “Circle of Peace”. One of the features of the design incorporates divine symbols of a circle divided by a cross.

A labyrinth is a walking meditation, a walk of prayer with a path that leads from the outer edge in a circular pattern to the center. There are no tricks to it or dead ends. Unlike a maze where you lose your way, the labyrinth is a spiritual tool that can help you find your way. It is a journey to come closer to God.

Interesting labyrinth facts: (thanks Becky!)

Consider A Three-Day Experience of a Lifetime!

A Presbyterian Pilgrimage Weekend is not just “another retreat”. No, it is a part of a personal spiritual journey. At a Weekend, you can experience a deepened relationship with Christ, which can continue growing and last a lifetime.

Pilgrimage Weekends provide an opportunity to:

But there’s more: Weekends are a lot of fun, too! More information here.

Women's Ministry Active in March