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Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista

Do you love to knit or crochet? Join our Knit, Crochet, Chat, and Pray Group at 1 p.m. Fridays in the PCBV office lobby. Bring your current project. Call the church office for more information at 479-855-2390.

PCBV is looking for people who enjoy singing to join in for the monthly sing-along at Highlands Rehab and Healthcare Center at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, and lift the spirits of the Highlands residents.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church

The Men's Bible study 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.

The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. It is in need of peanut butter, jelly, sugar-free Jello and cereal. A container for donations is in the church narthex.

Village Bible Church

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 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 friendly volunteers.

Sunday, Feb. 10, Pastor Mark Voll will continue the sermon series titled "God's Mission and Jonah's Dilemma."

Tuesday, Feb. 12, the White Cross Women's Mission ministry and the ladies' KniTTogether ministry meet at 7 p.m. The ladies enjoy informal fellowship while working on projects that benefit needy children and adults in the area, as well as a hospital in Congo. The community is welcome to attend and learn more about these ministries.

Unitarian Universalists

Sunday, Feb. 10: Continuing the theme for February, "Truth and Lies," Sunday's discussion will focus on "Listening To A Powerful Truth," written by Emrys Staton of Phoenix, Ariz.

Unity Church of the Ozarks

A new Sunday six-week class, 9-10 a.m., explores the creative process in the Bible and understanding the process both biblically and metaphorically.

Sunday, Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m. service "Infect the World with Love" is followed by a meeting of the prayer team in order to hold the vision to assist in manifesting peace for the world. For prayer needs, please contact Rev. Elise at minister@unityozarks.org.

An invitation to the community is extended to Wednesday's class, 7-8:30 p.m., "Reading the Bible Again for the First Time," by leading biblical expert Marcus Borg, which discusses understanding tradition and reality of the bible. This is followed with a 15-minute silent meditation.

Bella Vista Community Church

The Bella Vista Community Church has announced that it will launch the first Royal Family Kids Camp for kids in Northwest Arkansas this summer. RFK is a national organization with a mission to confront abuse and change lives. This one-week Christian camp for children in foster care, ages 7-11, is run entirely by volunteers and funded by donations. For more information, visit 390.rfk.org.

BVCC's Community Life Groups starts this month. If you are interested in joining a group or learning more, please contact the church office or sign up at the information center on Sundays.

To receive church weather closing notifications via text message or email, please call the church office to sign up. If Bentonville schools close, the office closes and church and community activities are canceled.

Village Baptist Church

Sunday, Feb. 10, begins a new year at Village Baptist Church for small home groups called LIFT Groups (Living in Fellowship Together). The LIFT groups meet the second and fourth Sundays of each month from February through October, excluding the month of June. Participant signup is currently in process and all are welcome to participate. There are three options to choose from: Sunday right after church with a meal, 5:30 p.m. Sunday with a meal, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday without a meal. The small groups meet in participants' homes and everyone contributes by bringing food. Once everyone has enjoyed fellowship together, participants gather to discuss questions which explore the recent sermon and scripture text in more detail and how they can apply this to their lives. Following the discussion time, the group prays together for whatever concerns are mentioned. In these LIFT Groups, participants experience life together as they fellowship with one another, grow in their faith together, and pray for each other. While anyone is invited to be part of this small group, hearing the Sunday sermon enables meaningful discussion in the group. The three-month preaching series, starting Feb. 10, is called "Leaving a Legacy" based on the passion of Jesus Christ. There are signup sheets available at the church or you can call the office at 479-855-7775 to register.

First United Methodist Church

The Prayer Shawl Ministry meets from 10 to 11 a.m. every Friday in Room 6 for an hour of visiting and stitching. All are welcome to this meeting, especially those who would like to learn how to knit. The shawls are given to shut-ins, those who are grieving and to others in special circumstances. Each shawl is prayed over and blessed as it is being made.

Two weekly meetings of AA are hosted at the church on Mondays and Saturdays. Please call or stop by the church for more information.

Religion on 02/06/2019

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