Religion notes 8.12.17 – Times Record

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Eddie James coming to area

Better Life Church, 4615 S. 16th St., will host a pair of events featuring Eddie James of Eddie James Ministries.

James will hold a one-hour workshop from 5-6 p.m. Monday at the church. Cost for the workshop is $25. Visit or James' Facebook page to register.

James will also hold a free back to school event at 7 p.m. Monday at the church. This event will include praise and prayer for the upcoming school year.

Call Bertha Mitchell, Better Life Church social pastor, at (479) 285-5725 for information.

Camp meeting planned

Christ for the World will hold a public Divine Release camp meeting Aug. 30 through Sept. 4 at the church, 4401 Windsor Drive. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 30; at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 31 through Sept. 1; at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 2; at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 3; and at 9 a.m. Sept. 4. Speakers for the event will include Dr. Aretha Wilson, Dr. Mike Brown, Prophet Bobby Hogan and Prophet Bennie Baker.

Rooms are available for $55 at Comfort Inn. Call (479) 434-5400 and ask for the CFTW rate.

Call (479) 434-4038 for information.

St. Scholastica offers retreats

St. Scholastica Retreat Center, 1205 S. Albert Pike, will offer two ways to practice the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.

Retreat in Daily Life will be held both in St. Scholastica Monastery and in northwest Arkansas. Participants will meet weekly in small groups from October through April, meet with a spiritual director twice monthly and spend time in daily prayer, scripture reading and journaling.

Cost is $560 plus the cost of twice monthly spiritual direction at $20 per session.

Ignatius Transposed! Retreat in Daily Life "transposes" the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius for the 21st century, according to the teachings of the great mystic and scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Biweekly meetings will be held between Aug. 29 and May 1 in northwest Arkansas and possibly Fort Smith, and can also be attended through Zoom conferencing.

Participants will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every other Tuesday evening, meet with a spiritual director once a month and participate in 30-45 minutes of daily prayer, scripture reading and journaling.

Cost is $480 plus $20 per month for spiritual direction.

Scholarships are available.

Call (479) 783-1135 or (479) 651-1616 or email or to register or for information on these retreats.

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August 18th, 2017 at 12:46 pm