Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers Solos, a group for widows and single women. The next meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon on October 9 at McKay Hall with coffee, cookies and games. Please call the church office to make your reservation for a table.
Plan a break from your Christmas shopping and bring your kids to enjoy “A Little Christmas Kiss from Jesus” at 4 pm on December 18, followed by a pizza dinner. The cost is $ 5 per family. Please let the church know you are coming by calling 855-1126 or sending an email [email protected]
There will also be a encore performance at 10 a.m. on December 19, followed by special Christmas juice and cookies. Again, please let the church know if you plan to attend.
Join us for worship on Sunday at 10am!
Information: 855-1126, bvcc.net.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts Sunday morning services at 8:30 am (traditional) and 10:45 am (mixed). Sunday school and Bible lessons for adults take place at 9.45 a.m. You can still visit the church service on the website, www.bvlutheran.com
The Caregiver Support Group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the first Monday of each month in the chapel. Anyone who is caring for a loved one is welcome. Call Diana Wickboldt at 202-2417 for more information.
The “Sunday Runners” will meet on October 3 at 2 pm in the parking lot in front of the church. All drivers of two, three and four wheels are welcome.
The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon in drive-thru.
Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.
First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 NE J St., offers new fall faith training opportunities on Sundays: Adult Sunday School at 9 a.m., J Street Kids (K-third grade) and Club 456 (fourth -sixth years) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a group of young people (from 7 to 12) from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Masking and distancing are practiced indoors, and activities for children and young people take place mainly outdoors.
Worship takes place at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, with online worship via Facebook and YouTube, and in-person worship with masks worn in the church building.
Information: 273-5450, fpcbentonville.org.
Bella Vista’s First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive, has its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. A variety of handcrafted items, “worthy scraps”, plants, homemade jams, jellies, soup mixes and desserts will be available. The profits are donated to local charities.
Information: 855-1158, lovelearnlead.com.
Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., is planning a Christmas program for Sunday morning, December 12. Called “Olde Fashioned Christmas”, it is a Christian story that takes place during the holidays.
The church holds services at 10:30 am on Sundays and Sunday school begins at 9:00 am in the Fellowship Hall.
For further information: 855-2780, highlandchristianchurchbv.org.
Bella Vista Presbyterian Church, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., welcomes Reverend Judith Irene McMillan as new pastor. McMillan, who was ordained in the Arkansas Rectory in 1998 and was a campus minister at United Campus Ministry in Fayetteville, also served congregations in Nebraska and Michigan. Worshipers are invited to greet McMillan on October 3.
The church organizes Sunday services at 10 a.m. Wearing a mask is strongly recommended. A daycare is available.
Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.
Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., offers Sunday School for all ages at 9:00 a.m. and worship at 10:15 a.m. Worship in the sanctuary is, as always, masks optional. The Oasis Center (video room) is intended for those who prefer a frame with compulsory mask. There is an infant / toddler nursery available up to 3 years old.
The 10:15 a.m. service is live on the Village Bible Church Facebook page and https://vimeo.com/user42482704 and live on the church’s website at www.vbcbv.org.
The Oasis Food Pantry is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon for drive-through pickup.
Information: 876-5764, vbcbv.org.
The Fayetteville Abrahamic Faiths Forum will sponsor a Zoom Symposium, “More Than Words: Pray Your Way”, at 7:00 pm on October 7th.
The panelists are Reverend Phil Butin, First United Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville; Imam Abdellah Essalki, Northwest Arkansas Islamic Center, Fayetteville; Mehmet Ulupinar, Gülen Movement, Little Rock; and Rabbi Emeritus Jacob Adler, Temple Shalom, Fayetteville.
The discussion is sponsored by the First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville.
Information and Zoom link: (479) 442-4411.
Springdale’s First Presbyterian Church, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, offers Sunday services, in person and live, starting at 10:30 am.
Reverend Moises Chan is the Parish Associate of the First Presbyterian and Director of Ministerio a la Vecindad, a Hispanic ministry partnership with the Presbytery of Arkansas. In conjunction with Crowder College, GED classes are offered at the church from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and some Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact the church secretariat.
If you are going through a difficult time – emotionally, spiritually, or relationshipally – you don’t have to suffer alone. Our Stephen Ministers are skilled caregivers, ready to listen to you, to care for and encourage you, to pray with and for you, and to provide you with individual Christian care to help you through whatever you are faced with. . Contact the church office or visit the church website for more information.
Confirmation classes take place at 9:30 am on Sundays for students now in grades 6-8. Contact Youth Director Adam Alexander if you would like your child to participate.
Information: 751-2040, fpcspringdale.org.
Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, 3816 W. Mount Comfort Road, is hosting a Garden-to-Table Party from 4 pm to 7 pm on November 9 to honor Harps essential workers. There will be a barbecue, live music and games.
Information: 442-0059, mtcomfort.net.
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