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 [email protected]coxmail.com, visit the church Facebook page, or the website www.villagebibleefc.org.
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
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.
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 highlandchris[email protected]ternet.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.
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 ques[email protected], 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.