Christian Education

Bella Vista United Lutheran Church Hosts Healing Service Sunday

Benton County

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

For Bible study opportunities:

Adult Bible Community: 9 a.m. Sunday, McKay Hall.

Men’s Bible Fellowship: 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, McKay Hall.

Community life groups: Hours and days vary.

Information: 855-1126, bvcc.net.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., meets for regular Sunday morning worship at 8:30 a.m. for traditional service and 10:45 a.m. for mixed service. Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes are at 9:45 a.m. There will be only one unity worship on January 30 at 9:30 a.m.

The Lutheran Hour airs every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on radio stations KURM-AM (790) and KURM-FM (100.3).

Rehearsals for the choir begin at 9:30 a.m. today. Quilters meet at 8:30 a.m. on January 26.

The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.

First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 NE J St., is offering worship at 10:15 a.m. Sunday in person and online.

The FPC Food Pantry operates as a drive-thru from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Please bring something (utility bill, etc.) that shows you are a Benton County resident and that the church is happy to serve you.

Information: 273-5450, fpcbentonville.org.

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., holds services at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays and Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

Information: 855-2780, highlandchristianchurchbv.org.

Bella Vista Presbyterian Church, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., warmly invites the community to worship. In-person worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday. Due to the upsurge in covid cases locally, masks are strongly recommended for everyone, whether you are vaccinated or not. A daycare is available. Watch the service live on the church’s website or Facebook page.

The Community Blood Center of Missouri Bloodmobile will be at the PCBV for the next blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on January 31 in the PCBV parking lot. Appointments are not required, but call the church office if you want to reserve a time or have any questions.

Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.

Bella Vista United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road, invites the public to attend a special healing service – held for the sole purpose of serving and praying with and for individuals who desire physical, mental and spiritual healing for themselves or others — at 2 p.m. on Sundays. All are welcome.

The Little Food Pantry in the United Lutheran Church parking lot is available for those in need or those wishing to donate. Next to the Little Food Pantry is the Little Free Library. A number of people in the community have brought books for adults and children, and everyone is welcome to take home a book that might be of interest to you.

Regular worship service is on Sundays at 9:30am with coffee/social communion before and after worship. Youth Christian Education and Adult Education classes are held after the service, and all are welcome. Sunday morning worship can be viewed on Facebook Live, or on Sunday afternoon after 3 p.m. it will be posted on the ULC website at www.unitedlutheranbv.org.

Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org.

Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., offers the Oasis Pantry from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. Please call ahead at 876-5764 to confirm inclement weather or holiday schedules.

The church will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 4. Please contact the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks to schedule an appointment at www.cbcp.org/donate-blood or call 417-227-5006 or drop by Village Bible Church on February 4.

Samaritan’s Feet “Shoes of Love” are on their way to the 350 target shoes! From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 12, VBC looks forward to serving 350 children with new shoes. There are many opportunities for anyone interested in volunteering at this event: map writers, foot washers, hostesses and prayer warriors. Please contact Deb Rosell [email protected] For those wishing to donate funds to this effort, there is a link available on the VBC website https://vbcbv.org/ or they can write a check (made out to Samaritan’s Feet) and submit it to the office from the church. Donations are delivered directly to Samaritan’s Feet for deposit. Finally, all shoes will be purchased through Samaritan’s Feet.

Information: 876-5764, villagebibleefc.org.

Washington County

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, offers Sunday morning worship services, in person and live, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Online services are available on YouTube and on the church’s website at www.fpcspringdale.org. Acting pastor Rev. Dr. Ronnie Prevost leads the services. The church continues to seek an installed pastor.

Covid-19 practices have been updated to encourage the wearing of face masks in church, especially if you have symptoms or have been exposed.

Reverend Moises Chan is a First Presbyterian parish associate and director of Ministerio a la Vecindad, a Hispanic ministry partnership with the Arkansas Presbytery. In conjunction with Crowder College, GED classes are offered at our church on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

If you’re going through a tough time – emotionally, spiritually, or in your relationships – you don’t have to suffer alone. Our Stephen Ministers are trained caregivers, ready to listen to you, nurture and encourage you, pray with and for you, and provide one-on-one Christian care to help you through whatever you face. Contact the church office or visit the church website for more information.

After Church Fellowship is at 11:45 a.m. Sunday in Fellowship Hall. Join your friends for a cup of coffee and a light snack after services each week.

Presbyterian women meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at the church.

Rehearsals for the Chancellor’s Choir are at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and the Crandell Ringers Handbell Choir meets at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Sunday School classes are at 9:30 a.m. for all ages

The children’s church welcomes children, from kindergarten to CE1, following the worship of the children’s moment at Sunday worship. The FPC Children’s Choir practices at 9:30 a.m. during Sunday school time.

Confirmation classes are held at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays for students in grades six through eight. Contact youth director Adam Alexander at the church if you want your child to participate.

The FPC youth group meets on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. in the youth wing of the church. The Youth Lunch Bunch meets immediately after Sunday worship until 2 p.m. each Sunday.

Information: 751-2040, fpcspringdale.org.

Robinson Avenue Church of Christ in Springdale, 1506 W. Robinson Ave., invites you to attend two of our helping ministries:

Divorce Care: There will be sessions every Sunday afternoon from 3-4:30 p.m. beginning February 27. While you are in the midst of the pain of divorce or separation, help is there. Come and learn how to progress. The sessions are all taught by video seminar and group discussion.

Divorce Care For Kids (DC4K): There will be sessions every Sunday afternoon from 3-4:30 p.m. starting February 27. This ministry is designed to help students in grades one through six heal completely from the pain of divorce through a Bible. -based lesson.

There is no cost to attend or for materials. Babysitting service can be provided for infants and small children.

Information: Call to register at the church office, 751-4887 or register online at https://.rachurch.life/resources/.

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