St. Bernard Catholic Church
Crafts are held at 8 a.m. every Tuesday in the Parish Hall.
The Women's Club will have its annual Holiday Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4. There will be many beautiful handmade holiday crafts and centerpieces, along with baked goods and trinkets and treasures. Breakfast and lunch will be served, including chili, chicken soup and homemade pies made by the great cooks of St. Bernard Parish. The raffle this year will include a Christmas Quilt, a 32GB iPad, a Willie-Worry Eater, a porcelain fireplace set with Santa, a needlepoint Cardinal tissue box, handmade wood-carved pictures, a handmade yo-yo and a flower basket framed picture.
The Rosary is said at 4:25 p.m. before Saturday night Mass and at 8:25 a.m. before Sunday morning Mass.
Daily morning Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Evening Mass is celebrated at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Mass is celebrated at 5 p.m. on Saturdays (Sunday Vigil) and 9 a.m. on Sundays.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church is located at 1 St. Bernard Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72715. For more information, visit the parish website at www.bvstbernard.org.
Unity Church of the Ozarks
Wednesday class meets at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Intenders,” to set individual goals in the group and recognize the results. The class is followed by a 15-minute meditation.
Unity Prayer team meets after the 10:30 a.m. service by the Rev. Elise Cowan. For needed prayers, please contact the Rev. Elise at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Thanksgiving food drive for the Salvation Army will be held by Unity Church at the Walmart on Arkansas Highway 102, Centerton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 11.
A bake-sale fundraiser takes place 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Sams Club, S.E. 14th St., Bentonville.
Unity Church of the Ozarks and Unity Youth Sunday School meet at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Unity Church of the Ozarks is located at 12 McKissic Creek Road, Suite 1210, Bentonville. Call 479-721-2752 or visit unityozarks.org for additional information.
Worship at the new ReNovate Church is Sunday at 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Kelly Nesbitt. The church is located at 13827 N. Arkansas Highway 279 in Hiwasse.
First United Methodist Church
Midweek Manna meets Wednesdays in fellowship, with a meal starting at 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 per adult, $3 for children under 10 and a family maximum is $15. All are welcome to join for supper, whether taking a class or not. Small group study and small craft and activity groups meet from 6:30 until 7:30-7:45 p.m. Classes include a women's Bible study, technology for senior, elder-care, The Shack, Invitation to the Old Testament, disaster preparedness, Coloring Your Way to Calm, card-making and mosaic crosses. Childcare is available for infants and toddlers. Pre-K through sixth grade will learn Bible basics through Bible stories, memorization of scripture and song. Time for homework is provided. Youth Life, grades 7-12, meets in the Youth Room.
Prayer Shawl Ministry meets from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays in Room 6. It is an hour of visiting and stitching. The shawls are given to shut-ins, those who are grieving and those suffering other circumstances. Each shawl is prayed over and blessed as it is lovingly made.
Friends Plus Healthy Living meets at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays to take a walk and meet in the chapel to share tips on making healthier lifestyle choices and to encourage and uplift one another. A healthy snack is usually shared.
The Chancel Choir and Chancel Handbell Choir need additional members. The Chancel Bells meet in the music room weekly at 3:30 p.m. and the Chancel Choir meets in the Sanctuary at 5 p.m. To join either of these groups or for more information, contact Dr. Larry Zehring, director of music ministries, at 479-855-1158.
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 at 8 and 10:45 a.m. every Sunday, with a contemporary worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school classes for all ages are held at 9:30 a.m. A nursery is provided. All are welcome and invited. First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista's Sunday morning worship service can be found on AT&T UVerse on channel 99 and on Cox Cable channel 222. Services are also live-streamed at www.love learnlead.com.
Bella Vista Baptist Church
Bella Vista Baptist is a multi-generational church with weekly activities for children and adults. Sunday morning contemporary worship is at 8:30 a.m. in Grace Hall. Bible study and Sunday school are at 9:45 a.m. Traditional worship is at 11 a.m. in Grace Hall. Sunday evening services are at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
Wednesday evening meals are at 4:45 p.m. Children's Choirs are at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer meeting is at 5:45 p.m. in the sanctuary. AWANA meets at 6:15 p.m. Youth activities are at 6 p.m.
Men's Prayer breakfast is at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the fellowship hall, and is currently studying the Book of Colossians.
Women's Bible study is at 9 a.m. every Tuesday in the fellowship hall and at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room.
Operation Christmas Child church-wide packing party and celebration will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, in Grace Hall. Food and a beverage will be provided.
The Senior Adult Ministries Ice Cream and Movie is at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month. 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.
The church office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. More information is available by calling 479-855-3748 or visiting the church website at www. bvbaptist.com.
Forest Hills Church
Forest Hills Church welcomes people of all faiths to join in worship at 10:45 a.m. every Sunday.
Special guest pastor Mark Kirby will deliver the sermon, “Never Forgetting,” from Deuteronomy 20:10, during morning worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Adult Sunday school class meets at 9:30 a.m.
Weekly prayer and Bible study meets at 12:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
Forest Hills Church is an American Baptist congregation located at 1702 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista, across from Edward Jones Investments near the Highlands. For more information, call 479-855-3555 or visit www.foresthillschurch.info.
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, Nov. 5. 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 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for weekly prayer and worship in the chapel.
Growing Through Grief Support Group meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the parlor.
The church will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, downstairs in Room 8/9.
Men's Bible study meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 7 and 14, downstairs in Room 8/9. Pastor Jeff Reed will lead a study on Paul's letter to Philemon — a story of intrigue, forgiveness and reconciliation.
Caregivers (All) Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8.
The youth will be shopping for clothing for Sharing & Caring gifts for area children on Wednesday, Nov. 8. They will leave the church at 6 p.m.
The Christmas Tea seating times are 1 and 3 p.m. with entertainment at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Tea tickets will be available to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Cost is $10.
The Bella Vista Women's Chorus presents a Veterans Day Musical Salute at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the sanctuary. A freewill offering will be collected.
Parish nurses are available from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday to answer questions and check blood
Prayer fellowship meets at 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays 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 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The Bella Vista Community Church is located at 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72714.
Village Baptist Church
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Golden Years?” Perhaps nostalgically, you remember the 1950s when you knew your neighbor. For others, you reminisce about the 1960s when you left the keys in your car overnight. At Village Baptist Church, the “Golden Years” are not in the past but lie in the future. As a family, we trust each other. Children hear about Jesus. Parents model godly wisdom. Grandparents pray for grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Our multi-generational relationships are healthy. Everyone is invited to join Village Baptist Church and decide where their future lies.
Community groups are held twice monthly on Sunday evenings.
Bible study is on Sundays at 9 a.m.
Sunday morning worship is at 10:10 a.m.
Sunday community groups meet twice monthly (second and fourth Sundays) at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday evening worship is held twice monthly (first and third Sundays) at 5:30 p.m.
Choir practice is Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Prayer and training Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Men in prayer meet on Fridays at 8 a.m.
Village Baptist Church is located at 380 Glasgow Road (the Highlands) in Bella Vista. Go to www. vbconline.net or call 479-855-7775 for information.
Contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. Sundays. Nursery and children's church (kindergarten through fifth grade) are available during the service.
Highlands student ministry is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Middle school and high school students share and grow their faith.
Adult Sunday school class meets at 8:15 a.m. every Sunday in the Mark classroom. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Adante Music Club of Bella Vista presents the Bella Vista Women's Chorus, directed by Dr. Larry Zehring, at Highland Christian Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. This presentation is free and open to the public.
A veterans' concert will be performed by the Monitor Elementary School Third Grade Choir at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9.
In honor of veterans, a chili mixer will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the fellowship hall. Pots of chili will be combined to make a delicious chili mix. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Highlands United Methodist Men will be sponsoring a
blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27. A photo identification is required. Eat and drink plenty of fluids prior to arrival.
Highlands Church, a United Methodist congregation, is located at 371 Glasgow Road, Bella Vista. For additional information, contact the church at 479-855-2277, or visit humcbv.com.
New Life Christian Church
New Life Christian Church offers four weekend services: Saturday at 5 p.m.; Sunday at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. An ASL-certified interpreter is available at the 11:30 a.m. service.
New Life Kids' Programming for children, birth to sixth grade, is offered at all services.
Collide, for students in seventh through 12th-grade, is held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the student center.
The church will host a chili cookoff at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. Everyone is welcome to attend and enter a pot of chili in the contest.
New Life Christian Church will host a Thanksgiving Day dinner at noon on Nov. 23. Call the church office at 855-1616 to attend.
Starting Point is an eight-week gathering in which questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. In a Starting Point group, members can discuss doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith, free from pressure and judgment. New Life will offer two Sunday sessions at 8:30 and 10 a.m. on Dec. 3. Space is limited. Register by calling at 479-855-1616.
New Life Christian Church is a non-denominational Christian Church located at 103 Riordan Road, Bella Vista AR 72715. Call the church office with any questions at 479-855-1616 or visit newlifenwa. com. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Unitarian Universalists of Benton County have moved to 1400 W. Walnut St., Suite 113, in The Quarter Shopping Center, located in Rogers. The Sunday service, which begins at 11 a.m., is preceded by coffee and social time beginning at 10:30 a.m. The subject for the Nov. 5 service is “Blessings.”
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 after 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 UUBC www.uubcar.com.
Village Bible Church
The ladies' Bible study on Philippians, led by Joanne Morris, will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. Women from the community are welcome to attend and a free study
guide is provided. Bring a Bible (translation, not a paraphrase) and a notebook. Call the church office for more information.
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, a men's Bible study titled “The Church in Prophecy” will meet in the fellowship hall and men from the community are welcome. A ladies' KniTTogether ministry and the White Cross Women's Mission ministry also meets at 7 p.m. The ladies enjoy informal fellowship while working on projects that benefit needy children and adults in our area and a hospital in the 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 the pastor. Church office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact the church at 479-876-5764, email at vbefc@ arcoxmail.com or visit the church website at www.villagebibleefc.org.
United Lutheran Church
United Lutheran Church invites all to worship with them at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Fellowship, adult Christian education and youth Sunday school follow.
United Lutheran Breakfast Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 13. Guest speaker will be Roxie Wright, Bella Vista Public Library director. A devotion will be given by Jim Nugent.
United Lutheran Church is located at 100 Cooper Road, at the intersection of Cooper Road and Arkansas Highway 279, in Bella Vista. For additional information, contact the church office at 479-855-1325 or www.unitedlutheranbv.org.
Highland Christian (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.
Those who happen to enjoy singing and great fellowship can join the choir, with practices at 4 p.m. each Wednesday.
Bible study led by Vivian Keller is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Disciple Women Fellowship is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The lesson will be “Promise & Struggle of God's Justice” read by Faye Bethea. The event will be hosted by Lila Hole and Norma Stoudt.
The Bella Vista Amateur Radio Club now offers Amateur Radio license testing through the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). The Amateur Radio Testing sessions will be held at 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Highland Christian Church. The next testing date is Saturday, Nov. 11. The Radio Club meets at 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Highland Christian Church. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Ken Mummery at 479-855-8716.
Happening place event is the “Family Christmas Make and Take” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 2. Carmen Doane will lead this fun event. She will use her talent to help each one attending create a one-of-a-kind Christmas decoration. Each attendee should bring a small set of battery-operated clear lights. All other materials will be provided, plus great fellowship and sweets. Please RSVP to Alice Zelahy, 479-721-5438, by Nov. 28.
Highland Christian Church website, Highlandchristianchurchbv. org, contains complete Sunday worship services.
Highland Christian Church is located at 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista. The church office is open from 8 a.m. to noon., Monday through Thursday. To contact the church, call the office at 479-8552780 or email highlandchristian@ cox-internet.com.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church
The Lutheran Hour is broadcast at 12:30 p.m. every Sunday on radio station KURM-FM (100.3) and KURM-AM (790).
Starting Nov. 4, Bella Vista Lutheran Church presents “Saturday Ignite.” The event offers hope and encouragement for life in a casual setting in which people can come as they are. All are invited to join in a free meal, followed by a service that includes modern music with an edge. It all starts at 5 p.m.
Nov. 7 there will be a special worship service for those who are unable to attend a regular worship service. A lunch will be served following the service. Transportation is available by calling the church office at 855-0272.
Men's Bible study meets 1 and 7 p.m. on Mondays.
“Different Strokes for Different Folks” will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.
On the third Wednesday of each month, there will be a family video game night. A meal will be followed by family video games for those 6 and older to give children and families a chance to do church-friendly video games in a supervised environment.
GriefShare meets in the church library at 3 p.m. every Thursday.
The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. It is collecting items for the upcoming holidays and would like donations of mashed potatoes, canned sweet potatoes, canned pure pumpkin, evaporated milk, canned cranberry sauce, canned green beans and cream of mushroom soup. A container for donations is in the church narthex. Monetary donations are always welcome.
Sunday morning worship is at 8:30 a.m. for traditional service and 10:45 a.m. for the blended service. Sunday school and adult Bible classes are at 9:45 a.m. For more information, go to www.bvlutheran. com.
New Wine Ministry
Regular services are at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
Paster Patricia Xavier will lead the Deliverance Ministry on Thursday nights at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Pastor Vincent Xavier in on KURM radio AM 790 every Sunday at 9:45 a.m. and on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. Other radio broadcasts are available by calling 858-864-8712.
Nondenominational 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 about other meetings and radio programs.
Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista
Church Women United will celebrate World Community Day at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Highland Christian Church, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. The subject for the gathering is Peace.
The community is invited to worship in a traditional worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Christian education classes for all ages meet at 8:30 a.m. A nursery attendant is available. New friends are welcome.
The stewardship dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, in the fellowship hall. Please sign up at the information center.
The missions committee will be gathering canned goods and staple food items for Helping Hands for Thanksgiving. Please bring food items or a check by Nov. 12. The collection table is located in the connector hallway.
Martha Garvin Circle of Presbyterian Women is again collecting gently-used sweaters and sweatshirts (all sizes for men, women and children) that will be given to the Salvation Army for distribution. The collection box will be in the connector hallway through Nov. 12.
The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista is located at 1880 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. Recent sermons can be heard on the church website, www.pcbv.org. Check the 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.