Hopewell Temple CME Church presents a seven-week lectionary series "Lessons in Hymns & Carols" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays from Dec. 5 through Dec. 19 and Jan. 9 through Jan. 30. Info: 678-949-2241.
New Town Baptist Church presents its annual pre-Christmas musical at 3 p.m. Sunday. Info: 870-722-0788.
Oak Street Baptist Church will have a Texarkana Christian Fellowship winter musical at 4 p.m. Sunday. Info: 903-691-4431.
Cedar Springs Missionary Baptist Church, Ashdown, Ark., will celebrate its annual musical at 6 p.m. Sunday. The special guests will be The Holiday All-Stars. All choirs are invited to join with an A&B selection.
Spring Lake Baptist Church will host its 17th annual Christmas concert featuring Donnie Rankin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is free. Info: 903-794-5327 or 903-832-1232.
First Presbyterian Church hosts Arkansas High and North Heights Junior String Orchestras in its Advent Concert series at 12:05 p.m. Thursday. A light chili lunch will follow. Info: 870-774-6453 or facebook.com/fpctxk.
First United Methodist Church will have "Sounds of the Season" at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Performers include The Chancel Choir, Chancel Handbell Choir, Spirit of "J" and Spirit Sings. Info: 870-772-6931.
Lonoke Baptist Church will have its annual Junior Choir Musical at 3 p.m. Dec. 8. A and B selections requested. Info: 870-648-4677 or 870-571-5770.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Ogden, Ark., will host the Gospel All-Stars Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Info: 903-824-4628.
Midway First Baptist Church will hold "Walk Through Bethlehem" from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today and Sunday, and Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. Walk is approximately 25 minutes so dress appropriately. Admission is free, no nursery. Info: 903-748-4475.
Red Bank Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas, hosts Fellowship Bible Class at 6 p.m. Monday.
Piney Grove Cemetery Association will have its semi-annual meeting at 6 p.m. Friday at St. John Baptist Church, Foreman, Ark. Info: 903-276-6411.
Rose Hill COGIC will have a 31st pastor and wife appreciation service at 5 p.m. today. The speaker will be Superintendent Tommy Smith of First COGIC, Mount Pleasant, Texas. A tribute will be presented during 10:05 a.m. service on Sunday. Info: 903-793-2628.
Buchanan First Baptist Church will have a "Trees of Remembrance Ceremony" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Everyone is asked to bring a white ornament for each person(s) they wish to remember. Info: 903-794-5766.
Red Bank Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas, will have a deacons' ordination service for M.C. Brown and Shedrick Ervin at 3 p.m. Sunday. The special guests will be the Rev. Willie Betts and Cedar Springs Baptist Church. Info: 903-647-6215 or 903-701-1297.
Greater Trinity COGIC, Ashdown, Ark., will have a family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Superintendent Herman Hayes, First Administrative Assistant of Fourth Jurisdiction of Arkansas COGIC.
New Zion Baptist Church will have first Sunday fellowship service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Info: 903-792-5229.
Victory Tabernacle Apostolic Faith Church will have a pastor and wife appreciation service for John and Connie Hamilton at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Ricky Greene of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Marietta, Texas. Info: 903-792-5759.
Church of the Living God Temple No. 4 will have "A Time of Remembrance" memorial service at 5 p.m. Dec. 7.
The Texarkana Gazette invites readers to submit information about upcoming speakers, events and special services at area churches. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication in Saturday's edition. Forms to help prepare announcements are available at the office. The Gazette reserves the right to edit all announcements.