Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church

Seeking? We’re open! Covid-cautious Loving life

You are always welcome to Mt Comfort Church where Presbyterians first worshiped under a brush arbor in the early 1800s, provided a way station for Indian Nations on the Trail of Tears (1830s) and a hospital for Civil War soldiers (1860s)…and now:

Every Sunday, 11 a.m.: we explore how we find Jesus in what MLK, Jr called the "Beloved Community" where there are no enemies, only neighbors. Dress is casual, sit where you find a seat, latecomers are never locked out. We praise, confess, give thanks, offer gifts of self, & commit ourselves anew through a few lovely hymns, heartfelt prayers both silent & in community, with Communion for all who wish to come.

Ferncliff Summer Camp! Come learn about Ferncliff, our fabulous camp just outside of Little Rock! Check our FB page for links & info –there are still some openings.

LENT, March 2 – April 3: Our sanctuary banners & paraments are purple as a reminder that we WAIT for God even as we GO for God. Lent is a 40-day season (excluding the feast days of Sunday!) to prepare for the miracle of Easter’s empty tomb. We continue to explore spiritual practices—prayer, today & welcoming, next Sunday. See the online Lenten devotional.

Please join a 3-part Lenten Study: Sundays, March 20, 27 & April 3, 9:30 a.m. in the History Nook of the church. “Lent In Plain Sight” through ordinary objects touched by Jesus on the way to the cross. Scripture, prayer, & reflection led by Libby, Lily Harter, and Becky.

Invite a friend for Holy Week:

April 10, Palm Sunday Worship: Riding the Thin Line Between Joy & Despair;

Potluck* in the Old Schoolhouse immediately following worship;

April 14, Maundy Thursday, 6 pm: Simple supper & Communion;

April 15, Good Friday Tenebrae Service, 6 pm. Hymns & Scripture Service similar to this order of worship;

April 17, Resurrection of the Lord Day—Easter: 9:30 am Potluck Breakfast, 10:30 Egg Hunt, and 11 am Worship & Communion.

Support “Sunday Suppers”: Mt. Comfort partners with area churches to serve Sunday Suppers the first Sunday of each month at Trinity United Methodist. MOST NEEDED AT THIS TIME IS FINANCIAL SUPPORT: there is growing food insecurity & funds are short. To support Sunday Suppers through Mt. Comfort simply mail a check marked “For Sunday Suppers” to Mt. Comfort Presbyterian, 3816 W. Mt Comfort Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72704. And look for on-line giving on this page: coming soon!

*Second Sundays: Potluck at noon. Bring a favorite casserole, veggie, meat, dessert or bread (store-bought or homemade or just come eat- there's always more than enough). Invite those who need a family meal!

Mt. Comfort Garden: The Garden Team welcomes help—contact us today! In 2021 the garden produced close to 4000 lbs of fresh produce for community meals.

Welcome to Our Grounds! Come park and pray in the parking lot anytime. Come teach your kids to bicycle in our parking lot! Come sit in the swing at or stroll around the Garden. Come begin your longer walk here: from the parking lot take the sidewalk to Rupple Rd & go north (left) to Clabber Creek Trail—explore it east or west!

The Old Schoolhouse has a hospitable gathering space with an up-to-date kitchen, 2 bathrooms, a large screen & wifi, and a patio off the back. Perfect for Bible studies, family reunions, out-of-the box business meetings, receptions (our church sanctuary is a sweet wedding space), yoga classes, birding or bicycling groups and more! Call 479.422.0059.

Clerk of Session & Master Gardener: Virginia Elmore, 871-7569

Treasurer & Event Coordinator: Dottie Ashworth, 236.8549

Pastor Libby Lizárraga: 422-2624/ Pastor Becky Purcell: 957-5567

Church Historian & Grounds & Building: Dan McConnell, 301-9360