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Bella Vista Bap­tist Church

Sun­day morn­ing sched­ule — con­tem­po­rary wor­ship is at 8:30 a.m.; Bi­ble study/Sun­day school at 9:45 a.m.; tra­di­tional wor­ship at 11 a.m. Sun­day evening ser­vice is at 5 p.m. in the old sanc­tu­ary.

Men’s Prayer Break­fast is ev­ery Tues­day at 6:30 a.m. in Fel­low­ship Hall. The group is cur­rently study­ing the Book of Daniel.

Chil­dren’s Sum­mer Pro­gram is 6-8:30 p.m. on Wed­nes­days. Join each week to learn what the Bi­ble has to say about “Not Giv­ing Up” in the story of Ne­hemiah.

Wed­nes­day Evening Prayer Meet­ing Ser­vice starts at 6 p.m. now through the sum­mer months in the old sanc­tu­ary. Youth ac­tiv­i­ties be­gin at 6 p.m.

The Se­nior Adult Min­istries hosts ice cream and a movie the fourth Fri­day of the month at 6:30 p.m. All adults are wel­come.

Prayer War­riors are avail­able from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week by call­ing 855-6644.

Bella Vista Bap­tist is a multi-gen­er­a­tional church with weekly ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren and adults. The church of­fice is open Mon­day through Thurs­day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by call­ing 479-855-3748 or vis­it­ing www.bvbap­tist.com.

Vil­lage Bi­ble Church

Wed­nes­day, July 26, 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 our friendly vol­un­teers. A potluck fel­low­ship din­ner will be­gin at 5:30 p.m. and the com­mu­nity is al­ways wel­come. At 6:30 p.m. there will be singing, de­vo­tions and prayer in the Wor­ship Cen­ter. The com­mu­nity is al­ways wel­come. Nurs­ery for in­fants and tod­dlers is avail­able.

Sun­day, July 30, Sun­day School classes are of­fered for all ages at 9 a.m. fol­lowed by the 10:15 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice. An­drew Goff, Vil­lage Bi­ble Church di­rec­tor of Wor­ship and Dis­ci­ple­ship, will bring the mes­sage for the wor­ship ser­vice. In­fant and tod­dler nurs­ery and Chil­dren’s Church for kids are of­fered as well, and the com­mu­nity is al­ways warmly wel­comed.

Tues­day, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m., a men’s Bi­ble study ti­tled “The Na­tions in Prophecy” will meet in the Fel­low­ship Hall and men from the com­mu­nity are al­ways wel­come.

A ladies’ KniTTo­gether min­istry and the White Cross Women’s Mis­sion min­istry also meet at 7 p.m. The ladies en­joy in­for­mal fel­low­ship while work­ing on projects that ben­e­fit needy chil­dren and adults in our area as well as a hos­pi­tal in Congo. These are open to any ladies who would like to come and learn more about these min­istries.

Vil­lage Bi­ble Church, an Evan­gel­i­cal Free Church, is a church for all ages and is lo­cated at 1591 For­est Hills Boule­vard, Bella Vista. Mark Voll is pastor. Church of­fice hours are Mon­day through Thurs­day, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the church at 479-876-5764, email vbefc@ar­cox­mail.com, visit the church Face­book page, or the web­site www.vil­lage­bibleefc.org.

High­lands Church

Adult Sun­day school meets at 8:15 a.m. in the John class­room. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to at­tend.

The new Sun­day Con­tem­po­rary Wor­ship Ser­vice start­ing Sept. 10 at 11 a.m.

The next HUM­MERS Blood Drive is sched­uled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wed­nes­day, July 26. Free Choles­terol Screen­ing. Please bring a photo ID.

High­lands Stu­dent Min­istry, where mid­dle school and high school stu­dents can share and grow their faith, is Sun­days 5-6:30 p.m.

High­lands Church, a United Methodist con­gre­ga­tion, 371 Glas­gow Road in Bella Vista. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 479-8552277, or visit hum­cbv.com, face­book.com/hum­cbv.

St. Theodore Epis­co­pal Church

Join the con­gre­ga­tion for wor­ship and cel­e­bra­tion of the Holy Eucharist on Sun­day morn­ing at St. Theodore. There are two ser­vices of the Holy Eucharist. Rite I is at 8 a.m. and Rite II at 10:30 a.m. Cof­fee fel­low­ship takes place af­ter the 10:30 a.m. ser­vice.

Sun­day school classes for adults and chil­dren are of­fered at 9:15 a.m. St. Theodore is lo­cated at 1001 Kings­land Road, Bella Vista.

St. Bernard Catholic Church

“A Taste of Faith” din­ner is sched­uled for 7 p.m. Satur­day, Aug. 12. This din­ner is to honor and sup­port the Dio­cese of Lit­tle Rock Sem­i­nar­i­ans. This event pro­vides the op­por­tu­nity to make a fi­nan­cial con­tri­bu­tion to help pay the costs of sem­i­nar­ian ed­u­ca­tion and to ac­knowl­edge God’s bless­ings on the dio­cese. To host a ta­ble or just at­tend, con­tact Dianne Brady at 501-664-0340 ext. 391 or dbradu@dolr.org.

The prayer group, Our Lady of Refuge, will meet at 9 a.m. Fri­day, July 28, in the chapel.

There will be crafts in the Hall at 8 a.m. on Tues­day, Aug. 1.

Project Rachel will be­gin a new ses­sion in Septem­ber. This spir­i­tual jour­ney lasts 11 weeks, with small groups of 6-8. Groups will be formed in Lit­tle Rock, Rogers/ Spring­dale, and Hot Springs ar­eas. All names and meet­ing places are strictly con­fi­den­tial. For de­tails call 501-664-0340 ext. 357 or email adierks@dolr.org

Daily morn­ing Mass is cel­e­brated

on Mon­day, Tues­day, Thurs­day, and Fri­day at 8:30 a.m.

Evening Mass is cel­e­brated on Wed­nes­days at 5 p.m.

Mass is cel­e­brated on Satur­days (Sun­day vigil) at 5 p.m. and on Sun­days at 9 a.m.

St. Bernard of Clair­vaux Catholic Church is lo­cated at 1 St. Bernard Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72715.

You may also view our web­site at www.bvst­bernard.org.

United Lutheran Church

Events in­clude: July 26, Orches­tra 5:45 p.m.; July 27, Ex­er­cise 8 a.m., Piece­mak­ers 9 a.m.; July 29, Youth art project 9:30 a.m.; July 30, Wor­ship/Com­mu­nion with Pastor Karen Fowler-Lin­demul­der 9:30 a.m., Youth Sun­day School 10:45 a.m., Adult Bi­ble Study 10:45 a.m.; July 31, Staff Meet­ing 1 p.m., United in Prayer 2:45 p.m.; Aug. 5, United Sin­gles Bingo 10 a.m.

We are col­lect­ing food items for Snack Packs for Gravette school chil­dren for the sum­mer! Please bring non-per­ish­able items to the church.

Sun­day ser­vice is at 9:30 a.m. and youth Sun­day school is at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Karen Fowler-Lin­demul­der will lead prayer on Sun­days.

Go to the United Lutheran Church Face­book page and like the page. If you see any­thing on the page you’d like to show and share with your Face­book fam­ily and friends, feel free to share as much as you’d like. United Lutheran Church is lo­cated at 100 Cooper Road, Bella Vista. Visit us via web­site www.unit­ed­luther­anv.org.

New Wine Min­istry

New Wine Min­istry meets ev­ery Satur­day at 5:30 p.m. and Sun­day at 2 p.m. Pastor Vin­cent Xavier min­is­ters the Word, with Ken and Peggy Wag­ner lead­ing the wor­ship. There will be cof­fee fel­low­ship be­fore and af­ter each ser­vice.

A Bi­ble study is held in De­catur at 7 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Call for lo­ca­tion.

Pastor Pa­tri­cia Xavier leads a study on spir­i­tual war­fare and de­liv­er­ance held at 7 p.m. Thurs­days at the same lo­ca­tion. The study is based on her book “De­liv­er­ance — The Chris­tian’s Bill of Rights.”

New Wine Min­istry is lo­cated at the NWA Min­istry Cen­ter, 2262 For­est Hills Blvd., in Bella Vista, be­hind the Boys & Girls Club and the fu­neral

home. Call 888-864-8712 for more in­for­ma­tion of other meet­ings and ra­dio pro­grams.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church

The Lutheran Hour is broad­cast ev­ery Sun­day at 12:30 p.m. on ra­dio sta­tion KURM-FM (100.3) and KURM-AM (790).

The Fel­low­ship Team is ask­ing for help in pro­vid­ing school sup­plies for Cooper El­e­men­tary School and Thomas Jef­fer­son El­e­men­tary School. The do­na­tion and a copy of the wish list is in the church narthex. The dis­trict is also ask­ing for help for the Thomas Jef­fer­son cloth­ing drive and ask­ing for chil­dren’s sizes 10-12 medium and 14-16 large and 18-20 X-large.

The Men’s Bi­ble class meets on Mon­days at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Please park in the rear park­ing lot and en­ter the lower level.

GriefShare classes will be­gin on Thurs­day, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. in the church li­brary.

The Shep­herd’s Food Pantry is open ev­ery Fri­day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and they are re­quest­ing sham­poo, de­odor­ant and body wash and the food item is mashed po­ta­toes. A con­tainer for your do­na­tions is in the church narthex.

On Sun­day, July 30, at 4:30 p.m., there will be a spe­cial con­gre­ga­tional potluck and cook­out in honor of our First Re­spon­ders in Bella Vista, thank­ing them for all that they do in our com­mu­nity. Ham­burg­ers, hot dogs and bev­er­ages also sal­ads, veg­eta­bles and desserts will be pro­vided.

Sun­day morn­ing wor­ship 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 in­for­ma­tion, visit www.bv­lutheran.com.

Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ists

In Au­gust, UUBC ser­vices at Lit­tle Ein­stein Montessori School will be held only on Aug. 13.

Sun­day School is avail­able for chil­dren with a Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist adap­ta­tion of Jerome Ber­ry­man’s book, “Spirit Play” as the pri­mary re­source. We struc­ture the morn­ing 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.

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.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the UUBC web­site at www.uub­car.com.

High­land Chris­tian Church

High­land Chris­tian Church — The Hap­pen­ing Place — meets for wor­ship with com­mu­nion at 10:30 a.m. each Sun­day. Sun­day school classes start at 9 a.m. of­fer­ing three adult stud­ies and “Cre­ative Wor­ship” for youth. Cof­fee fel­low­ship is 10-10:30 a.m.

There will be a trip to Bran­son to Sight and Sound Theatre to see “Moses.” This trip is planned for Tues­day, Sept. 12. The bus will leave the church at 8 a.m., lunch at Mon­tana Mikes at 11 a.m., the back­stage tour at 1 p.m. and the Moses pro­duc­tion is at 3:30 p.m. Din­ner is at McFar­land’s at 6:30 p.m., and ar­rival back at the church will be by 9:30 p.m.

Cost is $110 per per­son, de­pend­ing on the num­ber of par­tic­i­pants. A $25 de­posit will re­serve your reser­va­tion. Fi­nal balance is due on or be­fore Aug. 10. To make a reser­va­tion, please con­tact the Church at 479-855-2780, Ray Tic­knor at 479-876-2355, or Faye Bethea at 479-268-8994.

High­land Chris­tian Church in­vites peo­ple to check out the new web­page, High­land­chris­tianchurchbv.org.

High­land Chris­tian Church is lo­cated at 1500 For­est Hills Blvd. The church of­fice is open Mon­day through Thurs­day from 8 a.m. to noon. The of­fice phone is 479-8552780. Email is high­land­chris­tian@cox-in­ter­net.com.

For­est Hills Church

For­est Hills Church wel­comes peo­ple of all faiths to wor­ship. Pastor Mark Kirby will de­liver his ser­mon, “Play­ing With Fire,” from Luke 16:19-31 on Sun­day morn­ing at 10:45 a.m. Adult Sun­day School class meets at 9:45 a.m. and weekly Prayer and Bi­ble Study is held each Wed­nes­day at 12:30 p.m. We hope you’ll visit soon!

For­est Hills Church is an Amer­i­can Bap­tist con­gre­ga­tion lo­cated at 1702 For­est Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, across from Ed­ward Jones In­vest­ments near the High­lands gate. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church of­fice at 479-855-3555 or visit on­line at www.foresthillschurch.info. Find the church on Face­book at face­book.com/foresthillschurch.arkansas.

Pres­by­te­rian Church

The Book Club will meet on Thurs­day, July 27, at 10 a.m. in the church par­lor. Call 479-802-9620 with ques­tions, and feel free to join this group.

The Ladies Birth­day Lunch group will meet on Fri­day, July 28, at 11:30 a.m. to cel­e­brate those hav­ing a birth­day this month. Please sign up at the In­for­ma­tion Cen­ter to learn the lo­ca­tion of this month’s lun­cheon.

The com­mu­nity is in­vited to wor­ship with the con­gre­ga­tion at the tra­di­tional wor­ship ser­vice on Sun­day, July 30, at 10 a.m. Chris­tian Ed­u­ca­tion classes for all ages meet at 8:30 a.m. A nurs­ery at­ten­dant is avail­able. We al­ways wel­come new friends.

The week of July 31-Aug. 4, the church will have a new “Cre­ative Kids Make It and Share It” half-day sum a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for grades K-12. This will be a mis­sion-ori­ented event for the youth, mak­ing a dif­fer­ent project each day for a dif­fer­ent non-profit in Bella Vista, and then de­liv­er­ing it to them. Call 479-802-9620 or go to the church web­site for more in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter. All youth in the sur­round­ing area are wel­come.

Through­out the sum­mer months the Mis­sions Com­mit­tee will be col­lect­ing Snacks for Kids to be given to Help­ing Hands Food Pantry in Ben­tonville. Bring child-friendly food items.

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 us on Face­book. Check our web­site Cal­en­dar for other sched­uled ac­tiv­i­ties. Con­tact the church of­fice at 479-855-2390 with any ques­tions about our ac­tiv­i­ties or to speak with a pastor.

Bella Vista Com­mu­nity Church

Wor­ship is at 9:30 a.m. Sun­day morn­ings with cof­fee fel­low­ship be­fore and af­ter the ser­vice. Pastor Jeff Reed will be preach­ing Sun­day, July 30. Dur­ing the wor­ship ser­vice, a staffed nurs­ery is avail­able as well as chil­dren’s wor­ship for ages 4-12.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come to join the pas­tors Wed­nes­day for weekly prayer and wor­ship from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the chapel.

Men’s Bi­ble Study is ev­ery Tues­day from 6:30 to 8 p.m. down­stairs in room 8/9. The cur­rent topic is a DVD study on “A Time for Con­fi­dence: Trust­ing God in a Post-Chris­tian So­ci­ety,” by Stephen Ni­cols fa­cil­i­tated by Pastor Jeff Reed.

Women’s Bi­ble study is ev­ery

Thurs­day from 9:30 to 11 a.m. down­stairs in room 8/9. The cur­rent topic is “Bad Girls of the Bi­ble,” by Liz Cur­tis Higgs.

Parish Nurses are avail­able to an­swer ques­tions and check blood pres­sure each Wed­nes­day in the nurses’ of­fice from 9 a.m. to noon. Prayer Fel­low­ship meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 9:15 a.m. in the conference room.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the church call 479-855-1126, email ques­tions@bvcc.net, or visit www. bvcc.net. Church of­fice hours are Mon­day-Thurs­day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The church is lo­cated at 75 E. Lan­cashire Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72714.

New Life Chris­tian Church

New Life Chris­tian Church is tak­ing a jour­ney through the en­tire Bi­ble with “The Story.” Sun­day ser­vices are held at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. New Life Kids’ Pro­gram­ming is of­fered at all three ser­vices.

Lit­tle Sprouts Preschool is now en­rolling 3- to 5-year-olds for fall classes. To meet the di­rec­tor and take a tour call 479-855-1616.

A Satur­day night wor­ship ser­vice will be­gin Sept. 16, at 5 p.m. This will be iden­ti­cal to the Sun­day morn­ing wor­ship ser­vices with full New Life Kids’ Pro­gram­ming for chil­dren birth to sixth grade.

New Life Chris­tian Church is a non­de­nom­i­na­tional Chris­tian Church lo­cated at 103 Rior­dan Road, Bella Vista. The church of­fice phone num­ber is 479-855-1616. Web­site is newlifenwa.com. Of­fice hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon­day-Thurs­day, and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri­day.

Unity Church of the Ozarks

A work­shop pre­sented by Dr. Su­san Shum­sky is Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will in­tro­duce proven tech­niques to open your heart, mind, and spirit to the riches of in­ner di­vine con­tact.

Sa­cred So­cial Ac­tion team con­tin­ues to col­lect suit­cases and laun­dry-style bags to hold toy items for the Chil­dren’s Shel­ter.

Unity Church of the Ozarks and Unity Youth Sun­day School meets 10:30 Sun­days, 902 S.W. Sec­ond St., Suite E, Ben­tonville, AR 72712. Call 479-721-2752 or visit uni­ty­ozarks.org.

United Methodist Church

Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School will be held through Thurs­day, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be var­i­ous en­ter­tain­ment for all chil­dren, ages three through sixth grade. Reg­is­ter by call­ing the church of­fice 479-855-1158 or on­line at vb­spro.events/p/bv­fumc.

United Methodist women will hold their an­nual rum­mage sale Satur­day, Aug. 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elec­tron­ics, books, toys, tools, kitchen­ware, sport­ing goods, linens and knick­knacks — some­thing for ev­ery­one will be on sale. Lunch avail­able af­ter 10 a.m. If you have some­thing to do­nate for the sale (NO TVs, cloth­ing, or fur­ni­ture) drop it off at the church in Becker Hall Mon­day, July 31, through Wed­nes­day, Aug. 3. Come in the Meals-onWheels en­trance on the west side.

The Chil­dren and Youth of the church will have a fam­ily pool party at Rior­dan Pool Wed­nes­day, Aug. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a pic­nic at 6 p.m.

Friends plus Healthy Liv­ing meets Wed­nes­day morn­ings at 9:30 a.m. at in the Chapel to share tips on mak­ing health­ier life-style choices, and en­cour­age and up­lift one an­other. They will con­tinue their weekly walks when the weather cools off a bit.

Men’s Em­maus meets each Wed­nes­day at 1 p.m. in Room 22. This group is open to any fel­low who has gone through the Em­maus process.

The Bella Vista Men’s Cho­rus meets each Mon­day from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mu­sic Room.

Bazaar Craft Work­shops meet on Thurs­days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will con­tinue meet­ing ev­ery Thurs­day un­til the Oct. 7 Bazaar.

The Chan­cel choir and Chan­cel Han­bell choir both re­sume re­hearsals af­ter a sum­mer hia­tus, on Wed­nes­day, Aug. 2. The Chan­cel Bells meet in the Mu­sic Room weekly at 3:30 p.m. and the Chan­cel Choir will meet in the Sanc­tu­ary at 5 p.m. Please con­tact Dr. Larry Zehring, di­rec­tor of Mu­sic Min­istries, at 479-8551158 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Two weekly meet­ings of AA are be­ing hosted at the church on Mon­day and Satur­day. Please call or stop by the church for more in­for­ma­tion.

Tra­di­tional wor­ship ser­vices are held ev­ery Sun­day at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with a con­tem­po­rary wor­ship ser­vice at 9:30 a.m. Sun­day school classes for all ages are held at 9:30 a.m. Nurs­ery is pro­vided. First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista’s Sun­day morn­ing wor­ship ser­vice can be found on AT&T U-Verse on chan­nel 99 and on Cox Ca­ble chan­nel 222. Also watch the ser­vices on live-stream at the web­site www.love­learn­lead.com.

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