Brightwater Memorial United Methodist Church and Pea Ridge United Methodist Church
offer a combined Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Pea Ridge church, 1205 N. Davis St.
The Brightwater congregation, 14108 E. Highway 62 in Rogers, offers Lenten studies at 10 a.m. each Tuesday, March 7 to April 11. The Pea Ridge congregation offers the Lenten studies at 6 p.m. each Tuesday.
Information: 451-8161, 4511616 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Rogers,
824 W. Oak St., celebrates Shrove Tuesday with a free pancake supper at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Eating pancakes is a traditional feast before the fasting days of Lent.
The church offers two Ash Wednesday services with imposition of ashes at noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Information: 636-4042. First United Methodist Church in Rogers,
307 W. Elm St., offers “Ashes to Go,” an alternative for those unable to attend an Ash Wednesday worship service. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Michael Mattox will be located at the corner of Eighth and Walnut streets, and the Rev. Sandi Wanasek will be near the Frisco caboose at the corner of Walnut and First streets. Drivers may pull over, and the pastors will impose ashes for the cars’ occupants.
The church offers a traditional Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the church sanctuary.
Information: 631-7997, fumcrogers.org. Unity Church of the Ozarks,
902 S.W. Second St., Bentonville, serves its monthly potluck meal after the 11 a.m. service Sunday.
The church offers new meditation practice classes from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. each Sunday. Classes include discussions about different forms of meditation, using mantras, guided and walking meditation, using the five senses and more.
Information: 721-2752, unityozarks.org. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Rogers,
1101 W. Hudson Road, celebrates Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent with services, including the imposition of ashes and communion, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Information: 636-1135, holytrin.org. The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista,
100 Cooper Road, plans a Mardi Gras party 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The church hosts a “Lunch and Learn” program on heart-healthy foods at noon Tuesday. The program is led by the Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education.
The church plans Ash Wednesday services at 12:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Both will include communion and imposition of ashes.
The church serves a Lenten supper at 6 p.m. March 8, followed by a Lenten service at 6:25 p.m.
Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org. Bella Vista Lutheran Church,
1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers an Ash Wednesday service at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The church also offers a casual, contemporary worship service at 5:37 p.m. each Saturday throughout the year.
The church begins a new “Inquirer’s Class” at 9:45 a.m. Sunday in the conference room. The class, led by the Rev. Paul Haas, introduces people to Christianity, Lutheranism and the church.
The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. The pantry needs donations of peanut butter, and any $5 coupon from Dollar General will be used to buy hygiene products.
Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com. First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 N.E. J St., present the youth of the church leading the service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, followed by a pancake brunch.
The church offers an Ash Wednesday service with imposition of ashes at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church plans a community prayer service for the World Day of Prayer from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Friday.
The church offers “Reflections on the Journey: Aging, Death and Final Preparations,” starting March 5. The five-session class includes discussion, guest speakers and resources. Registration is $10 and requested by Monday. The classes will meet from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday afternoons.
Information: 273-5450, fpcbentonville.org. The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista,
1880 Forest Hills Blvd., offers an Ash Wednesday worship service with communion at noon Wednesday.
The church offers a Lenten study beginning at
2 p.m. Thursday and continuing for six weeks. The Rev. Dennis Ritchie and the Rev. Liz Wagner, church pastors, will lead the study, “Aging Matters: Find Your Calling for the Rest of Your Life,” by R. Paul Stevens. Study books are $12.
The church serves Lenten soup suppers each Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m. March 8.
Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org. New Life Christian Church in Bella Vista,
103 Riordan Road, sponsors the Side by Side Ministry for single senior women as they tour the new exhibit at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Prior to today’s tour, they will eat lunch in Springdale. A carpool from the church leaves at 11 a.m.
Information: 855-1616, newlifenwa.com.
Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista,
1500 Forest Hills Blvd., sponsors a Singles Supper at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Brookfield Assisted Living, 3 Highland Crossing Drive, Bella Vista.
Information: 855-2780, highlandchristianchurchbv. org. First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista,
20 Boyce Drive, offers weekly Lenten services and luncheons each Wednesday through March 5. The services begin at 11:45 a.m., followed by lunch.
The church sponsors Midweek Manna each Wednesday. A fellowship meal is served from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. for a donation of $5 for adults, $3 for children younger than 10, with a family maximum of $15. Small group study, craft and activity groups for adults and programs for children run from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Information: 855-1158, lovelearnlead.com. The Neighborhood Church in Bentonville,
2003 S.W. Regional Airport Road, presents “Popcorn Theology” with the movie
Turbo from 4 to 7:30 p.m. today. A snail-shell boxcar derby is planned.
The church offers “TAP: Theology and Pizza,” a men’s ministry, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bike Rack Brewing Co. in Bentonville.
The church holds an Ash Wednesday soup supper and service Wednesday. The supper is served at 6 p.m., and the service begins at
Information: 464-5030, lifeintheneighborhood.com.
St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith,
1301 S. Albert Pike Ave., sponsors a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the monastery. Items include bedding, jewelry, decorations, trinkets and treasures, as the sisters prepare for their move into a smaller monastery.
Information: 783-4147, stscho.org.