United Lutheran Church
• Aug. 30: Church directory Lifetouch pictures being taken; 5:45 p.m. — Orchestra
• Aug. 31: 8 a.m. — Exercise; 9 a.m. – Piecemakers; 3:15 p.m. — Chancel bells
• Sept. 3: Blood pressure Sunday; 9:30 a.m. — Worship and communion
• Sept. 4: Church office closed in observance of Labor Day
• Sept. 5: 8 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Staff meeting; 1 p.m. — Hannah Circle; 6:30 p.m. — Band practice
Sunday service is at 9:30 a.m. and youth Sunday school is at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Karen FowlerLindemulder will lead prayer on Sundays. United Lutheran Church is located at 100 Cooper Road, Bella Vista. The web address is united lutheranv.org.
St. Bernard Catholic Church
Are you interested in exploring the Catholic faith? Are you looking for a church home? Are you interested in deepening your Catholic faith? If so, come and check out our Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults classes. Sessions begin Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Call the office to sign up. All are welcome to attend.
Friday, Sept. 1, the Women’s Club will have a board meeting at 9 a.m. in the library.
Tuesday, Sept. 5, crafts will be held at 8 a.m. in the parish hall and all are welcome.
Sunday, Sept. 10, will be the first day of classes for religious education program. 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 a.m. Make a point of coming early and joining in this beautiful devotional.
Daily morning Mass is celebrated on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. Evening Mass is celebrated on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Mass is celebrated on Saturday (Sunday vigil) at 5 p.m. and on Sunday at 9 a.m.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church is located at 1 St. Bernard Lane, Bella Vista. Visit www.bvst bernard.org.
Bella Vista Baptist Church
Sunday schedule — Contemporary worship at 8:30 a.m. in Grace Hall; Bible study/Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.; traditional worship at 11 a.m. in Grace Hall. The Sunday evening service is at 5 p.m. in the sanctuary.
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. in the sanctuary; youth activities at 6 p.m. and AWANA at 6:15 p.m.
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 ice cream and a movie is 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 visiting www.bvbaptist.com.
Forest Hills Church
Forest Hills Church welcomes people of all faiths to worship. Pastor Mark Kirby will deliver the message, “The Wonder Bread,” from John 6:35 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 every 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. For more information, call the church office at 479-8553555 or visit the website at www. foresthillschurch.info. You can also find us on Facebook at facebook.com/ foresthillschurch.arkansas.
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, Sept. 3. During the worship service, a staffed nursery is available as well as children’s worship for ages 4-12.
Bella Vista Community Church, along with the city of Bella Vista, 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 date is Saturday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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 starts Tuesday, Sept. 12. Pastor Jeff Reed will facilitate this new six-week DVD series by R. C. Sproul titled, “Chosen By God.” This is a study on the Bible’s teaching on election/predestination. Meetings are on Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. downstairs in room 8/9.
Women’s Bible Study starts Thursday, Sept. 21. This is a sixweek series on the book “Fight Back With Joy” by Margaret Feinberg. The cost of the book is $15. The meetings are on Thursday with the morning session at 9:30 a.m. and the evening session at 6 p.m. Both meet downstairs in room 8/9.
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 our website www.bvcc.net. Church office hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church is located at 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., Bella Vista.
New Life Christian Church
Sunday morning services are held at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. The current series, entitled “The Story,” is a chronological journey through the entire Bible. Programming for children from birth to sixth grade is held at all services.
A Saturday night worship service will begin on Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. This will be identical to the Sunday morning worship services with full New Life Kids’ programming for children from birth to sixth grade.
Little Sprouts Preschool, for age
3 to 5 years old, still has openings for this school year. For more information or a tour, call the church at 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 cafe opens at 5 p.m.
New Life Christian Church is a nondenominational Christian church located at 103 Riordan Road. Contact the church by phone at 479-855-1616 or visit online at newlifenwa.com. Church office hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church
GriefShare classes are on Thursdays at 3 p.m. in the church library. Call Dorothy Jones at 479-3661700 with any questions.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church will be delivering Meals on Wheels during September.
The Lutheran Hour is broadcast every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on radio station KURM-FM (100.3) and KURM-AM (790).
On Sept. 5, there will be a special worship service at 11:30 a.m. for those that are unable to attend a regular worship service. Following the service lunch will be served. If you know of anyone that needs transportation to this or any other service, contact the church office at 479-855-0272.
The Men’s Bible class meets on Mondays at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Please park in the rear parking lot and enter in the lower level.
The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Organizers are asking for donations of toothpaste and a food item in anticipation of the holidays. 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.
The community is invited to worship at a traditional worship service on Sunday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. Holy Communion will be served. Christian Education classes for all ages meet at 8:30 a.m. A nursery attendant is available. We always welcome new friends.
The Chancel Choir will begin practicing on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. Chancel Bells will begin practice on Wednesday, Sept. 6, at
5:45 p.m. in the choir room.
The church office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.
Men’s Fellowship will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on Monday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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. Contact the church office at 479-855-2390 with any questions about our activities or to speak with a pastor.
Village Bible Church
The Oasis Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 30. 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 welcome to join us. 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, Sept. 3, in lieu of Sunday school classes for adults, a Ministry Fair will be held in Fellowship Hall with information about each of the church’s ministries. Sunday school class will be offered for children. The 10:15 a.m. worship service, with communion, will follow. Pastor Mark Voll will continue his sermon series titled “Life Application from Romans.” This week’s sermon title is “Christian Living: Doing Ministry and Building Relationships” with a text of Romans 16:1-27. Infant and toddler nursery and Children’s Church for kids are offered as well, and the community is always warmly welcomed.
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. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the church at 479-876-5764, email to firstname.lastname@example.org, visit their Facebook page at Village Bible Church or the website at www. villagebibleefc.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.
Highlands Fall Fellowship, Fun and Food will be on Sept. 10. Bring lawn chairs for the event that’s after the kickoff of the 11 a.m. contemporary worship service (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.
The next churchwide Spiritual Growth Emphasis starts Sept. 30. Experience the miracle of God’s healing mercy.
Highlands Church, A United Methodist congregation, is at 371 Glasgow Road. Call 479-855-2277 or visit our website at humcbv.com, facebook.com/humcbv.
Highland Christian Church
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.
If you enjoy singing and great fellowship, join the choir for practice each Wednesday at 4 p.m.
The Ham Radio Club will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, 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.
The church is on Facebook: Highland Christian ChurchDisciples of Christ @BellaVistaAR15.
Check out the new webpage, which contains the complete Sunday worship service: 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. For additional information or questions, call the office at 479-855-2780 or email email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 888-8648712 for more information of other meetings and radio programs.
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.
United Methodist Church
“When Mourning Dawns : A Journey Through Grief,” is a nine-week journey through the experiences of grief from the withering of autumn to the hopeful new growth of summer. The group meets on Tuesdays and continues through Oct, 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Chapel. A donation of $10 for the participant book is welcomed.
Midweek manna has begun for the fall. The group meets in fellowship with a meal starting at 5:30 until 6:15 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 per adult, $3 per children under 10, and family maximum is $15. Small group study and small craft and activity groups meet from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Classes include a Women’s Bible Study, Technology for Senior, Elder-Care, The Shack, Invitation to the Old Testament, Color your Way to Calm and Bazaar Crafts. New classes will be added soon. Childcare is available for infants and toddlers. Pre-K through sixth grade will learn Bible basics through Bible stories, memorization of scripture, and song. If needed, time for homework is provided. Youth Life, grades seven through 12, will meet in the Youth Room.
Prayer shawl ministry has resumed, meeting on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 6. Come for an hour of visiting and stitching. To learn how to knit, members will be happy to instruct you. The shawls are given to shut-ins, those who are grieving and other circumstances. Each shawl is prayed over and blessed as it is being lovingly made.
Friends plus healthy living meets Wednesday at 9 a.m. at in the chapel to walk for a while and then come back to share tips on making healthier lifestyle choices, and encourage and uplift one another. A healthy snack is usually shared.
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. Bring a sack lunch along if you can stay past the noon hour and/or a snack to share. This will be a great time for meeting new friends and sharing your crafty talents.
The Chancel Choir and Chancel Handball Choir both have resumed rehearsals after a summer hiatus. 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. For more information, contact Dr. Larry Zehring, Director of Music Ministries, at 479855-1158.
Two weekly meetings of AA are being hosted at the church on Monday and Saturday. Stop by the church for more information.