Bella Vista Lutheran Church
Lenten services are at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Prior to the service a supper is being served at 5 p.m.
There will be a special worship service at 11:30 a.m April 4 for those who are unable to attend a regular worship service. Following the service a luncheon will be served. If anyone has need for transportation to this service or any other worship service, please call the church office at 479-855-0272.
You can listen to the Lutheran Hour each Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on radio station KURM-FM (100.3).
The Celebration Choir will present a spring concert, “The Risen Christ,” at 4 p.m. on April 23.
The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. They are in need of donations of mens’ and ladies’ deodorant. Reminder, any $5 coupon from Dollar General can be used for adult hygiene products. A container for donations is in the church narthex.
For those unable to attend a Sunday worship service, Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers a Saturday service at 5:37 p.m. This is a relaxed, casual, contemporary service. Sunday morning worship service is at 8:30 a.m. for the traditional service and at 10:45 a.m. for the Blended service. Sunday school and Adult Bible classes are at 9:45 a.m. For further information, visit our website at www.bvlutheran.com.
Lenten Soup Suppers continue at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in Fellowship Hall. Following supper and fellowship there will be a brief Lenten presentation. Please sign up at the information center each week. There is a requested $5 donation and a can of soup to share with those in need.
The Chancel Choir has resumed rehearsals at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings.
The Book Club will meet in the church parlor at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30. Call 479-876-2547 with any questions. All are welcome.
A Lenten Study group will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 30. Pastor Dennis and Pastor Liz colead the study, “Aging Matters — finding your calling for the rest of your life” by R. Paul Stevens.
The community is invited to worship for a traditional worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 2. Christian Education classes for all ages meet at 8:30 a.m. A nursery attendant is available. New friends are welcome.
The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista is located at 1880 Forest Hills Blvd. Recent sermons can be heard on the church website www.pcbv. org or like the church on Facebook. Check the website calendar for other scheduled activities. Contact the church office at 479-855-2390 with any questions about activities or to speak with a pastor.
Village Bible Church
Wednesday, the Oasis Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon. This ministry is available to anyone in the area who needs help with groceries and would appreciate the compassion and encouragement of friendly volunteers. The potluck fellowship dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the community is always welcome.
Sunday, Growth Group classes are offered for all ages at 9 a.m. followed by the 10:15 a.m. worship service. Pastor Mark Voll will continue his sermon series titled “Life Application from Romans.” This week’s sermon title is “What God’s Law Reveals” with a text of Romans 3:1-31. Infant and toddler nursery and Children’s Church for kids are offered as well.
Tuesday, the Ladies’ Bible Study titled “Prayer: Essential to a Fruitful Christian Life,” written and led by Joanne Morris, will be held at 9 a.m. Women from the community are welcome to attend and a free study guide will be provided. Call the church office for more information. At 7 p.m. a men’s Bible study led by Dr. Ron Morris will meet. A ladies’ KniTTogether ministry and the White Cross Women’s Mission ministry also meet at 7 p.m.
Village Bible Church, an Evangelical Free church, is located at 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista. Mark Voll is pastor. For more information, contact the church at 479-8765764, email vbefc@sbcglobal. net or visit their Facebook page or www.village bibleefc.org.
Unity Church of the Ozarks
The prayer team meets at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, April 2. This is a committed group of people who serve by holding in prayer those who request prayer support. If needs arise for any, please leave a message at minister@unityozarks. org and the Prayer team will be notified.
The Wednesday Evening Group Discussion and Meditation class meets 7-8:30 p.m. Lenten time will be discussed followed by a 20 minute meditation.
Change for Change is collected for NWA Food Pantry. The Sacred Social Action Team continues to create and pass on bags containing various foods, drink and personal needs to the homeless. They continue to volunteer at Samaritan House and entertain at adult care centers. Join if you would like to participate.
Unity Church of the Ozarks meets at 10:30 a.m. Sundays, at 902 S.W. Second St., Suite E, Bentonville. For more information, call 479-7212752.
Highland Christian (Disciples of Christ)
Highland Christian Church meets for worship with communion at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school classes start at 9 a.m., offering four adult studies and “Creative Worship” for youth. Coffee fellowship 10-10:30 a.m. each Sunday.
Vivian Keller will lead Bible Study from the book of Galatians at 10 a.m. and choir practice will be hosted by Karen Frankenfeld at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 29.
Bella Vista Area Radio Club will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 6, at Highland Christian Church. All licensed amateur radio enthusiasts, along with anyone interested in the ham radio hobby, are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 479-270-5584.
Save the date for the Happening Place event “Bluegrass and Barbecue” at 5:15 p.m., Friday, April 28. It features Ron Pennington and Lonesome Road Band.
Highland Christian Church invites you to enjoy the new exciting webpage. Listen to our complete Sunday Worship Service from the site: Highlandchristianchurchbv.org.
Highland Christian Church is located at 1500 Forest Hills Blvd.
The Church office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Office phone: 855-2780. Email: highlandchristian@cox-internet. com
Website: HighlandChristianChurch BV.org
The Unitarian Universalists of Benton County meet at 1110 S.E. Evergreen St. (Little Einstein Montessori School) in Bentonville, near the southeast corner of 14th and J streets. The Sunday service, which begins at 11 a.m., is preceded by coffee and social time beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 2, features a talk by Issa Abboud, Wal-Mart associate and vice president and founding member of the Bentonville Islamic Center.
Sunday School is available for children through age 15. A Unitarian Universalists adaptation of Jerome Berryman’s book "Spirit Play" is the primary resource. The morning is structure based on the Montessori approach. As in Montessori, the key elements are the classroom environment and the teachers. These elements free the children to work at their own pace on their own activities after an initial lesson.
For more information, visit the UUBC website at www.uubcar.com, Facebook at www.facebook.com/ UUBC.AR, Meet-Up at www.meetup.com/UnitarianUniversalistsof-Benton-Co/, Twitter at twitter. com/UUBC1 and Tumblr at /uubcar. tumblr.com.
Bella Vista Community Church
Worship is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings with coffee fellowship before and after the service. Pastor Cody Ragland will be preaching Sunday, April 2. Adult Bible study starts at 8 a.m. During the worship service, a staffed nursery is available as well as children’s worship for ages 4-12.
All are welcome to join us for Lenten Meditations and soup supper every Wednesday until April 5. Soup supper is from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. in McKay Hall and Lenten Meditation follows in the sanctuary from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Cost of the supper is $3 per person and $5 per family; please call the church office at 855-1126 to RSVP.
Growing Through Grief Support Group meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the parlor.
Sign your kids up for Summer Arts Camp. The camp runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, June 19-23, for children entering grades 1-6. Classes include handchimes, guitar, line dancing, card making, watercolor collage, weaving, junk sculpture and more. The cost is $10 per student for the week with scholarships available for families enrolling multiple children. Registration forms and a complete list of activities are available online at bvcc.net and in the church office.
Holy Week services are at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 11:45 a.m. Good Friday, April 14, and 9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday worship, April 16.
Parish nurses are available to answer questions and check blood pressure 9 a.m.-noon each Wednesday in the nurses’ office.
Prayer Fellowship meets every Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. in the conference room.
For more information about the church call 855-1126, email email@example.com, or visit www. bvcc.net. Church office hours are
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The church is located at 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72714.
St. Bernard Church
There will be a Bingo Volunteer Appreciation dinner in the Hall at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30.
Caring Friends Grief Share Seminar will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in room 205.
The Knights of Columbus will have their last Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, April 7.
The menu will be catfish, potato salad, coleslaw, hush puppies and dessert. Tickets are required and may be purchased before and after Saturday and Sunday Mass and at the church office. The cost is $10 per person. The doors will be open at 5 p.m. for a social hour and at 6 p.m. serving begins. Come and join.
Please join following the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, April 1, for pizza. There will also be a parish volunteer fair. Come and meet new friends and consider the many volunteer opportunities offered by St. Bernard parish.
The Stations of the Cross is at 4:30 p.m. every Friday during Lent and at noon on Good Friday, April 14.
Mark your calendars for “A Call to Worship — Luke Live”, a threeday Lenton mission with Fr. James Diluzio. Luke Live is lively and fitting for all ages: families with children over 10, teens, singles, senior.
• 7 p.m. Sunday, April 2: Mission Talk
• 8:30 a.m. Mass Monday, April 3: followed by Mission Talk • 7 p.m. Monday, April 3: Mission Talk
• 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4: Mass followed by Mission Talk • 1 p.m.: Reconciliation Service • 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4: Mission talk
The Women’s Club Spring Luncheon and Card Party will be held Tuesday, April 25, in the parish hall. The tickets are $15 per person and sold in blocks of four. To purchase, Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with your check for $60 made out to St. Bernard Women’s Club. Please state which game you will be playing. See the bulletin for more details.
Please join us in a peaceful, prayer presence in front of Planned Parenthood, which began Ash Wednesday and will continue through Palm Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week . For more information, see 40days forlife.com/Fayetteville or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 469-231-1959.
St. Bernard Catholic Church is located at 1 St. Bernard Lane, Bella Vista. Mass is 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 9 a.m. on Sundays. Daily Mass is 8:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday Mass is at 5 p.m. All are welcome to join us in celebrating the Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist.
Forest Hills Church
Forest Hills Church welcomes people of all faiths to worship this Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Mark Kirby will deliver his message, “Helping and Loving Others,” from Titus 3:1-8. The adult Sunday School class begins at 9:45 a.m. and the Prayer and Bible Study is led by Mark Kirby on Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Forest Hills Church is an American Baptist congregation located at 1702 Forest Hills Blvd., across from Edward Jones Investments in the Bella Vista Highlands. For more information, call the church office at 479-855-3555, email email@example.com or visit them online at www.foresthillschurch.info. You can also find them on Facebook at facebook.com/foresthillschurch.arkansas.
Bella Vista Baptist Church
Sunday Morning Services include 8:30 a.m. contemporary worship, 9:45 a.m. Bible Study/ Sunday School, 11 a.m. traditional worship and 5 p.m. evening worship in the old sanctuary.
Wednesdays, the evening meal begins at 4:45 p.m. Children’s choirs meet at 5:30 p.m. The Wednesday Evening Prayer meeting is held at 5:45 p.m. in the old sanctuary. There are youth activities Wednesdays starting at 6 p.m. and AWANA meets at 6:15.
The Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall, is studying the book of Romans.
Senior Adult Fun Day is at 1 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. Bring a favorite snack, a favorite game, and come for fun and fellowship.
The Senior Adult Ministries hosts “Ice Cream and a Movie” at 6 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month. All adults are welcome.
The church office is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.4 p.m. More information is available by calling 479-855-3748 or visiting www.bvbaptist.com.
New Life Christian Church
New Life Christian Church, 103 Riordan Road, offers three Sunday services at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. “Identity Crisis: Do You Know Who You Are?” is the title of the current message series. Life Kids’ Programming for children birth through sixth grade is offered at all three times.
New Life’s 10 a.m. Sunday morning service is now being live streamed on Facebook.
New Life Students have three different age groups that gather during the week: 7th-8th grade meet Sunday at 5pm; 9th12th grade meets Wednesday at 5 p.m.; College Age Ministry holds a dinner and Bible study at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Little Sprouts Preschool for children 3-5 years old is now taking enrollment for the fall. Call 855-1616 for a tour and meet the director.
Parent/Child Dedication Services will be held on Sunday morning, April 9. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Four Easter weekend celebration services will be held at New Life Christian Church at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 15, and 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.
New Life Kids’ Programming for children birth-sixth grade will be held at all services.
New Life Christian Church is a non-denominational Christian Church located at 103 Riordan Road, Bella Vista, AR 72715. 479.855.1616. newlifenwa.com Office Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
New Wine Ministry
New Wine Ministry meets every Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Vincent Xavier ministers the Word, with Ken and Peggy Wagner leading the worship.
There will be coffee fellowship before and after the service.
New Wine Ministry is a non-denominational congregation located at the NWA Ministry Center at 2262 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista behind the Boys & Girls Club and the funeral home. Call 888-8648712 for more information on other meetings.
Pastor Patricia Xavier leads a study on spiritual warfare and deliverance
held at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the same location.
“Women of Substance” meets at 2:30 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. A buffet luncheon is served which is followed by one of the women of the church giving her testimony.
A Bible Study is held in Decatur at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Call for location.
Pastor Vincent is joined by Pastor Ken Wagner and Paul Petitte on KURM Radio 790 at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday or FM 100.3 from 10 to 11 a.m. Tune in at 11 a.m. Fridays and Wednesdays. Archived messages with special guest interviews are available 24/7 atnwmglobal.org.
United Lutheran Church
The Diamond Jubilee will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Plaza Dinner Clue on Wedneday, March 29, followed by the orchestra rehearsal at 4:45 p.m. Lenton supper will be at 6 p.m. and Lenton worship service will be at 6:25 p.m. Choir practice is at 7 p.m.
Sunday, there will be Worship Service and Communion at 9:30 a.m. Youth Sunday School and Bible Class starts at 10:45 a.m.
There is an exercise class every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m.
Piece Makers, a group that meets every Thursday at 9 a.m., make quilts for Lutheran World Relief. There are also tasks for those who do not sew, so please come join the fellowship.
Chance Bells will practice at 3:15 p.m. Thursdays.
United Lutheran Church is located at 100 Cooper Road in Bella Vista. For more information, call 479-855-1325.