Second Sunday Mission is the name given to a project which was begun by the Service Committee several years ago which collects donations for a specific charity. Originally the collection was designated for the second Sunday of each month but was soon expanded to continue for the entire month. Charities which have benefited from the […]
WHPC Family Night runs from 7 pm until 8:30 pm on most Thursday nights. There are usually anywhere from 10 to 25 people who participate…mostly teenagers and a few young adults. The main thing they do is play basketball in the gym. Don Campbell supervises and John MacLeod helps if he is available. The participants are […]
Arkansas Peace Week, September 20-27, 2020, celebrates Peacemaking as a means to instill justice, build stronger communities, alleviate poverty, promote ecological stewardship, end war, eliminate the scourge of violence in our society, while seeking respect, inclusion and fair treatment of all people. Arkansas Peace Week was Westover Hill’s September 2019 Second Sunday Offering helping to […]
The Stewpot has been located on the second floor of the First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock since 1972. Stewpot served the first meal to 16 people at a cost of $.99 per meal in 1972. In 2019, it served over 45,000 meals at a cost of $2.75 per meal. There is one full time […]
Presbyterian Women provide blankets for patients in palliative care at UAMS. We cut and tie “no sew” fleece blankets after church on third Sundays (except holidays). Everyone is invited to join us. Once a month, we take fleece to Presbyterian Village so the residents can participate in this program. The blankets are delivered to the […]
Ferncliff “Amigos” is the nickname given to a group of Westover volunteers who support Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center every Wednesday morning by doing basic maintenance, organization, and construction projects. The buildings and grounds, the garden, and the disaster assistance warehouse all benefit from their careful attention as the friends enjoy their time together in […]
Westover Hills volunteers use their vast creative talents to provide art lessons to teenagers at the Pulaski County Juvenile Detention Center. The students enjoy the time, as it provides a means to express themselves as well as a chance for relaxed conversation with the volunteers.
Bridge Builders Reading Group is an ecumenical, multicultural group of people who seek to gain understanding of each other and the issues caused by racism in United States life today. Since the fall of 2016, Westover Hills has sponsored, in conjunction with an ecumenical planning team, two book series per year. Each spring and fall, […]
The WHPC Farmers Market is sponsored by the WestoverMen. It is held each Tuesday from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. from May through September. Approximately 10 to 16 vendors bring fresh produce during the summer months. Many of the vendors are regulars and have been attending the market for years. The WestoverMen set up a canopy […]
The adults engage in myriad ways to enhance their literacy skills. From reader’s theater to basic vocabulary lessons, the students are eager to participate, and have an excellent homework record. One student said they even like the vocabulary lessons because they have stories to tell and they are hungry for words.