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Bella Vista Bap­tist Church

Sun­day sched­ule: Con­tem­po­rary wor­shipat 8:30 a.m.; Bi­ble study/Sun­day school at 9:45 a.m.; tra­di­tional wor­ship at 11 a.m.; Wed­nes­day evening meals at 4:45 p.m.; chil­dren’s choir at 5:30 p.m.; Wed­nes­day evening prayer meet­ing at 5:45 p.m.; AWANA at 6:15 p.m.; and youth ac­tiv­i­ties at 6 p.m.

The Sun­day evening ser­vice is at 5 p.m. in the 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.

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 479-855-6644.

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

Vil­lage Bi­ble Church

The Oa­sis Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 23. This min­istry is avail­able to any­one in our area who needs help with gro­ceries and would ap­pre­ci­ate the com­pas­sion and en­cour­age­ment of the friendly vol­un­teers. A potluck fel­low­ship din­ner will be­gin at 5:30 p.m. The com­mu­nity is wel­come to at­tend. At 6:30 p.m. there will be singing, de­vo­tions and prayer in the Wor­ship Cen­ter. Nurs­ery for in­fants and tod­dlers is avail­able.

Sun­day, Aug. 27, Sun­day School 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 “Chris­tian Liv­ing: We All Need Re­minders,” with a text of Ro­mans 15:14-33. In­fant and tod­dler nurs­ery and Chil­dren’s Church for kids are of­fered as well, and the com­mu­nity is al­ways wel­comed. At 2:30 p.m. a min­istry team from the church will pro­vide a chapel ser­vice at The Mead­ows in­de­pen­dent and as­sisted liv­ing fa­cil­ity in Ben­tonville.

A men’s Bi­ble study ti­tled “The Na­tions in Prophecy” is at 7 p.m. Tues­day, Aug. 29, in the Fel­low­ship Hall. Men from the com­mu­nity are wel­come.

A ladies’ KniTTo­gether min­istry and the White Cross Women’s Mis­sion min­istry also meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 29. 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. Any ladies from the com­mu­nity are wel­come 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 Blvd., 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 them at vbefc@ar­cox­mail.com, visit the Face­book page at Vil­lage Bi­ble Church or the web­site at www. vil­lage­bibleefc.org.

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

Our Lady of Refuge Prayer group will meet in the chapel at 9 a.m. Fri­day, Aug. 25.

The Mah Jongg group will meet in the hall also at 9 a.m.

Crafts will be held at 8 a.m. in the hall on Tues­day, Aug. 29. All are wel­come.

The first day of classes for our re­li­gious ed­u­ca­tion pro­gram will be Sun­day, Sept. 10. Reg­is­tra­tion will be­gin on Sun­day, Aug. 27, af­ter Mass. For more in­for­ma­tion, call di­rec­tor Kay Smith.

The rosary is said be­fore Satur­day night Mass at 4:25 p.m. and be­fore Sun­day morn­ing Mass at 8:25. Please make a point of com­ing early and join­ing in this beau­ti­ful de­vo­tional.

Daily morn­ing Mass is cel­e­brated at 8:30 a.m. on Mon­day, Tues­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day.

There is a 5 p.m. evening Mass on Wed­nes­days.

Mass is at 5 p.m. Satur­days and 9 a.m. on Sun­days.

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

The web­site is www.bvst bernard.org.

High­lands Church

The new con­tem­po­rary wor­ship ser­vice be­gins Sept. 10 at 11 a.m.

High­lands Stu­dent Min­istry where mid­dle-school and high­school stu­dents can share and grow their faith, Sun­day’s 5-6:30 p.m.

The next Church­wide Spir­i­tual Growth Em­pha­sis starts Sept. 30.

High­lands Fall Fel­low­ship, Fun and Food will be on Sept. 10. Bring your lawn chair and join for fel­low­ship af­ter the kick­off of the 11 a.m. con­tem­po­rary Wor­ship ser­vice — which should end about noon — for an old-fash­ioned church fam­ily pic­nic.

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

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

United Lutheran Church

• Aug. 23: Bi­ble Study Lead­ers

10 a.m.

• Aug. 24: Ex­er­cise 8 a.m., Piece­mak­ers 9 a.m., Chan­cel Bells 3:15 p.m.

• Aug. 25: Art n’ Luther — paint­ing and fel­low­ship 6 p.m.

• Aug. 26: Wor­ship/Com­mu­nion 9:30 a.m., Youth Sun­day School, 10:45 a.m., Adult Bi­ble Study 10:45 a.m., Con­cor­dia Wor­ship Ser­vice with Pas­tor Karen 2:30 p.m.

• Aug. 30: ULC Mu­si­cians’ Kick Off Din­ner 6 p.m.

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.

United Lutheran Church is lo­cated at 100 Cooper Road, Bella Vista. Its web ad­dress is 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

Bella Vista Lutheran Church will be de­liv­er­ing Meals on Wheels dur­ing Septem­ber.

The Men’s Dis­ci­ple­ship Class meets on Mon­days at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. 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 classes will end on Thurs­day, Nov. 16. Con­sider at­tend­ing this class and in­vite oth­ers who might ben­e­fit. Call Dorothy Jones at 3661700 with any ques­tions.

The Shep­herd’s Food Pantry is open ev­ery Fri­day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Or­ga­niz­ers are re­quest­ing tooth­paste and any food items in an­tic­i­pa­tion of the hol­i­days.

Sun­day 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 more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.bv­lutheran.com.

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

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

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

Sun­day School is avail­able for chil­dren with a Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist

adap­ta­tion of Jerome Ber­ry­man’s book, “Spirit Play,” as the pri­mary re­source. The morn­ing is struc­tured based on the Montes­sori ap­proach. 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 (Dis­ci­ples of Christ)

High­land Chris­tian Church (Dis­ci­ples of Christ) 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 from 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Peo­ple who en­joy singing and great fel­low­ship can join the choir for prac­tice at 4 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Aug. 23.

Kansas Sun­flower Club will meet 11 a.m. Mon­day, Aug. 28. All for­mer Kansas res­i­dents are in­vited to at­tend. The club will con­tinue with the $3 pizza and ev­ery­one bring­ing a salad or dessert. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Charles Learned 479855-9641.

Like us on Face­book at High­land Chris­tian Church-Dis­ci­ples of Christ.

High­land Chris­tian Church has a new web­site. The com­plete Sun­day Wor­ship Ser­vice can be found at High­land­chris­tianchurchbv.org.

High­land Chris­tian Church is lo­cated at 1500 For­est Hills Blvd.

For­est Hills Church

For­est Hills Church wel­comes peo­ple of all faiths to wor­ship. Pas­tor Mark Kirby will de­liver His mes­sage, “A Foxy Vic­tory,” from Song of Songs 2:8-15, on Sun­day morn­ing at 10:45 a.m. Our adult Sun­day School class meets at 9:45 a.m. and our weekly Prayer and Bi­ble Study is held each Wed­nes­day at 12:30 p.m.

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 of Bella Vista

The Ladies’ Birth­day Lun­cheon Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Fri­day, Aug. 25, to cel­e­brate those hav­ing a birth­day dur­ing the month. Sign up at the In­for­ma­tion Cen­ter to learn the lo­ca­tion of this month’s lun­cheon.

The com­mu­nity is in­vited to wor­ship at a tra­di­tional wor­ship ser­vice at 10 a.m. Sun­day, Aug. 27. Chris­tian Ed­u­ca­tion classes for all ages meet at 8:30 a.m. A nurs­ery

at­ten­dant is avail­able.

Din­ner Church will gather at 5:30 p.m. on Tues­day, Aug. 29, in Fel­low­ship Hall. An in­for­mal wor­ship ser­vice will be fol­lowed by a salad-bar sup­per.

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.

Men’s Fel­low­ship will be spon­sor­ing a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon­day, Sept. 11, in Fel­low­ship Hall. Sign up in the con­nec­tor hall­way. Walk-ins from the com­mu­nity are also 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 us on Face­book. Check our web­site Cal­en­dar for other sched­uled ac­tiv­i­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the church of­fice at 479-855-2390.

Bella Vista Com­mu­nity Church

Join for wor­ship at 9:30 a.m. Sun­day morn­ings with cof­fee fel­low­ship be­fore and af­ter the ser­vice. Pas­tor Jeff Reed will be preach­ing Sun­day, Aug. 27. Dur­ing the wor­ship ser­vice, a staffed nurs­ery is avail­able as well as chil­dren’s wor­ship for ages 4-12.

The church in­vites ev­ery­one to a fun event for La­bor Day week­end and a chance for the com­mu­nity to come to­gether and en­joy The Back 40 Trails. There will be hik­ing, bik­ing, food and fun for all. The event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Satur­day, Sept. 2.

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

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.

Men’s Bi­ble Study will re­con­vene on Tues­day, Sept. 12, with a new six-week se­ries.

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.

New Life Chris­tian Church

New Life Chris­tian Church, 103 Rior­dan Road in Bella Vista, will start a Satur­day Night Wor­ship Ser­vice at 5 p.m. begin­ning Sept. 16. This will be iden­ti­cal to the Sun­day morn­ing wor­ship ser­vices with full New Life Kids’ Pro­gram­ming for chil­dren birth to sixth grade.

Sun­day ser­vices are held at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. The cur­rent se­ries, ti­tled “The Story,” is a chrono­log­i­cal jour­ney thru the en­tire Bi­ble. Pro­gram­ming for chil­dren birth to sixth grade is held at all ser­vices.

The an­nual church pic­nic will be held at 5 p.m. Sun­day, Aug. 27, at Kings­dale Pavil­ion on Rior­dan

Road in Bella Vista. Call the church of­fice at 479-855-1616 to at­tend, play in mini golf tour­na­ment or go swim­ming.

Lit­tle Sprouts Preschool for ages 3 to 5 years old still has open­ings. For more in­for­ma­tion or a tour, call 479-855-1616.

All sev­enth- through 12th-graders are in­vited to Col­lide Wor­ship on Wed­nes­day from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the New Life Stu­dent Cen­ter. The café opens at 5 p.m.

New Life Chris­tian Church is a non­de­nom­i­na­tional Chris­tian Church lo­cated at 103 Rior­dan Road, Bella Vista. Call 479-8551616 for more in­for­ma­tion or visit newlifenwa.com. Of­fice hours are 8:3 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon­day through Thurs­day, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri­day.

Unity Church of the Ozarks

“Find­ing Your­self in Tran­si­tion” by Robert Brum­met will be the study ma­te­rial for the new Sun­day Morn­ing class from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 6. This book ex­plores the spir­i­tual op­por­tu­ni­ties in­her­ent in life’s changes.

Unity Church of the Ozarks and Unity Youth Sun­day School meets at 10:30 a.m. dur­ing the month of Au­gust at 902 S.W. Sec­ond St., Suite E, Ben­tonville. Call 479-721-2752 or visit uni­ty­ozarks.org.

United Methodist Church

Friends Plus Healthy Liv­ing meets Wed­nes­day morn­ings at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel to share tips on mak­ing health­ier life­style choices and en­cour­age and up­lift one an­other. The group will con­tinue its 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.

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.

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

Tra­di­tional wor­ship ser­vices are held ev­ery Sun­day at 8 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.

ReN­o­vate Church

Join for wor­ship at the new ReN­o­vate Church. Sun­day wor­ship is at 10:45 a.m. with Pas­tor Kelly Nes­bitt. The church is lo­cated at 13827 N. Arkansas High­way 279, Hi­wasse.

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