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story.lead_photo.caption Photo submitted Joe and Barb Tropansky (right of the flower arrangement) of Bella Vista are pictured with their son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren, visiting from Spring Hill, Kan.

Bella Vista Baptist Church

Bella Vista Baptist Church offers Sunday evening classes. A new series of classes begins Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. Being offered are Sticky Faith, in the youth room; Grief Share, in Grace Hall; Financial Peace, in the conference room; Discover 101, in the sanctuary.

Sticky Faith is a curriculum designed to provide parents with practical ideas to help develop lasting faith in their children. This is an eight-week class, one book per family will be provided.

Grief Share is a 12-week class and offers a caring group of people to share, listen, discuss any of life's most difficult experiences.

Financial Peace is a nine-lesson money class with a focus on step-by-step budget creation and how to pay off debt, spend wisely and save for the future.

Discover 101 is an eight-week study in "The Basics" of God's Word and applying His Word to one's life.

For information, call the church at 479-855-3748

Bella Vista Community Church

Co-ed Bible Study group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday in room 8/9. The community is encouraged to join the discussion. The topic is "Know Why You Believe." Interested parties should contact the church office at 479-855-1126.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church

Special worship service for those who are unable to attend regular worship will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Lunch will be provided following the service. Contact the church if you know of anyone needing transportation to this or any other worship service, 479- 855-0272.

The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of jelly are requested. A donation container is located in the church narthex.

Forest Hills Church (American Baptist Congregation)

Forest Hills Church welcomes people of all faiths to worship this Sunday. Pastor Mark Kirby will deliver the sermon, "Walking With Jesus," from Romans 10:14-15, at 10:45 a.m.

Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista

On Sunday, Jan. 21, the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista recognized 55 years of ministry for Rev. Joe Tropansky. Ordained on Jan. 25, 1963, at his home church, First United Presbyterian Church in DuBois, Penn., he served as a U.S. Army chaplain and a pastor of churches in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota. Since his retirement in 2001, he has served as part-time pulpit supply in 17 churches in northwest Arkansas. PCBV members thank Joe and Barb for their years of faithful service.

St. Bernard Catholic Church

The community is welcome to BINGO on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:45.

St. Bernard invites the community to a series entitled "Ten Years Younger, Upgrading Your Life One Step at a Time," led by a parishioner and certified health coach. The first session topic will entail how to kick the sugar habit without giving up sweets and will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Room 202. There is no cost for the program. Please RSVP to 303 957-8462.

The Unitarian Universalists of Benton County

Feb. 4: This month's theme of Earth is introduced with the reading of a talk entitled, "I Am a Denizen of the Earth," by James C. Leach, senior minister, UU Church of Charlotte, N.C.

United Lutheran Church

The public is invited to Family Art Night at 6 p.m., Feb. 2, to make Valentine's Day crafts to take home and share with the community. Please RSVP with the church office at 479-855-1325 or sign up on the sheet in the narthex of the church.

The United Singles invites everyone to the Games & Snacks event at 10:30 a.m., Feb. 10, in the fellowship hall. Please bring your favorite games and snacks to share with the group.

Ash Wednesday Services will be held at 12:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 14.

Unity Church of the Ozarks

Rev. Elise Cowan presents "How May I Serve You?" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4.

Village Bible Church

Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Ladies' Bible Study on Philippians, led by Joanne Morris, will be held at 9 a.m. Women from the community are always welcome to attend. At 7 p.m. a men's Bible study led by Al Meendering will meet in the Oasis Center at the church. Men from the community are welcome. This is a 12-week video series with discussion following. The study focuses on embracing and defending a Biblical worldview.

Religion on 01/31/2018

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