Robinson Avenue Church of Christ in Springdale, 1506 W. Robinson Ave., offers several ministries.
DivorceCare for Kids meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday, beginning Sept. 6. The 13-week ministry is designed to help children in first through sixth grades through a Bible-based lesson. A $15 donation is requested to cover materials.
Single & Parenting meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday, beginning Sept. 6. The 13-week ministry is designed to help single parents handle the job of parenting alone. A $15 donation is requested to cover materials.
Financial Peace University meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday, beginning Sept. 6. The nine-week ministry is designed to help families take charge of their financial situations. A $100 donation is requested to cover materials.
DivorceCare meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each Sunday, beginning Sept. 10. The program is designed to help those divorced and going through divorce with their feelings and changing situations.
Scholarships are available, if needed. Babysitting is provided.
Information: 751-4887, racoc.net.
First Presbyterian Church in Springdale,
100 S. Gutensohn Road, hosts representatives of the Presbytery of Arkansas as they install the Rev. Kade Brandon Curry as the pastor of the church in a service at 4 p.m. Sunday. A reception follows the service.
Information: 751-2040, fpcspringdale.org.
Community Christian Church in Fayetteville, 4210 Frontage Road, sponsors the “Summer of Pants” clothing drive for LifeSource International. LifeSource offers free resources for low-income families and is need of men’s clothing.
The Guitar Center in Fayetteville will donate one ukelele for every 100 pounds of clothing to LifeSource for after-school music classes.
Donated clothing will be collected at Farmers Insurance, Jeff Danley, 2907 E. Joyce Blvd., No. 1, in Fayetteville; Encore Realty, 201 W. Emma Ave., Suite C, in Springdale; USA Mortgage, 1999 S. 52 St., No. 3B, Rogers, or 911 S.E. 28th St., Bentonville; and the church.
The Neighborhood Church in Bentonville, 2003 S.W. Regional Airport Road, offers “Theology and Pizza,” a men’s ministry, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bike Rack Brewing Co. in Bentonville.
The women’s ministry hosts a “Back to School Bash” from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 12 at Havenwood, 808 N. Main St. in Bentonville. Havenwood provides transitional housing for women and their children. Boxes for donations of school supplies for the children of Havenwood at located in the church fellowship area.
The church offers a “Blessing of the Backpacks” during the 9 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. worship services Aug. 20. Worshipers also are asked to donate shoes that day for Soles4Souls.
Information: 464-5030, lifeintheneighborhood.com.
The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, sponsors the United Singles as they meet for bingo at 10 a.m. today.
The church offers a “Blessing of the Backpacks” during the Aug. 13 worship service. The church screens the movie, The Shack at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14, with popcorn provided.
The Breakfast Club meets at 8 a.m. Aug. 14 at Papa Mike’s restaurant in Bentonville. Sarah Stephenson will speak on “Here I am, Lord.” The Piecemakers plan a workday from 2 to 4 p.m. to tie quilts for Lutheran World Relief.
The church announces book study to focus on Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant (Knopf, April). Discussions will being in September.
This month, the church collects school supplies to be given to Gravette schools. Needed items include widerule paper (spiral and loose), three-brad folders with inside pockets, 1-inch binder notebooks, colored pencils, No. 2 pencils, water-proof markers, glue sticks, black dry-erase markers, cloth pencil pouches with holes for notebooks. A grant from the Thrivent Action Team will be used to buy backpacks.
Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org.
Unity Church of the Ozarks in Bentonville, 902 S.W. Second St., Suite E, offers a worship service at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. This week, the prayer team meets after the service. Those in need of prayer should contact the church.
The church offers a study of The Work: Loving What It Is by Bryon Katie from 7 to 8:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
Information: 721-2752, unityozarks.org.
First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista, 20 Boyce Drive, sponsor the United Methodist Women in the annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
The church offers a series of 22 “Coffee Chats” through August for members to gather and meet the new senior pastor, the Rev. Jeanne Williams.
Information: 855-1158, lovelearnlead.com.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers a traditional worship service at 8:30 a.m. and a blended service at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school and adult Bible classes begin at 9:45 a.m.
The men’s Bible class meets at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. each Monday. GriefShare classes begin at 3 p.m. Aug. 24.
The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. Donation requests include shampoo, deodorant and body wash.
Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.
The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., will gather for a sing-along with residents at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Highland Healthcare and Rehab in Bella Vista.
Through the summer months, the church collects snacks for kids to donate to Helping Hands Food Pantry in Bentonville. Suggested items include cheese and crackers, fruit cups, juice packets and boxes, granola bars and microwavable items such as macaroni and cheese, ravioli and soups.
Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.
Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., offers a worship service with communion at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school classes start at 9 a.m., with three adult studies and “Creative Worship” for youth.
Information: 855-2780, highland christian ch ur chbv. org.
Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Boulevard, offers a worship service with communion at 10:15 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m.
The church offers singing, devotions and prayers at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday, with a potluck meal at 5:30 p.m.
A men’s Bible study, titled “The Nations in Prophecy,” meets at 7 p.m. each Tuesday. The women’s “KniTTogether” and White Cross ministries meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, completing projects for area people in need and for a hospital in the Congo.
The Oasis Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday.
Information: 876-5764, villagebibleefc.org.
Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The pastors lead a weekly prayer service and worship from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday.
A men’s Bible study meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday. Jeff Reed, pastor, facilitates the DVD study on A Time for Confidence: Trusting God in a Post-Christian Society by Stephen Nicols. A women’s Bible study meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday, currently focusing on Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs. A prayer fellowship meets at 9:15 a.m. every Wednesday.
Parish nurses answer questions and provide blood-pressure checks from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday. A caregivers support group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Information: 855-1126, bvcc.org.
New Life Christian Church in Bella Vista,
103 Riordan Road, offers worship services at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. every Sunday, with full programming for children from birth to sixth grade provided during all services. The church starts a Saturday night worship service at 5 p.m. Sept. 15.
New Life Students in grades 7 to 12 will float the Buffalo River on Wednesday. Register at the church.
Life Sprouts Preschool begins fall classes Aug. 15. Enrollment is open for 3- to 5-year-olds.
The church sponsors its annual picnic at 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at the pavilion in the Kingsdale Recreation Complex in Bella Vista. A mini-golf tournament and swimming are planned.
Information: 855-1616, newlifenwa.com.