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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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
• 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.
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.
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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 email@example.com 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.
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.