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story.lead_photo.caption Photo submitted A day at the 2019 Bella Vista Community Church Summer Arts Camp.

Forest Hills Church

There will be First Sunday Singing in the Forest at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 7. The McCafferty Sisters and band, All In, will be featured. The community is invited to Forest Hills Church, 1702 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista.

Highlands Church (United Methodist Congregation)

The next blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, and is organized by our HUMMERS (Highlands United Methodist Men). Help make a difference in our community by giving blood. Free cholesterol screening is also available. Please eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to the blood drive. Photo ID required.

Unity Church of the Ozarks

The Secret of Unlimited Prosperity will be presented by the Rev. Elise Cowan at the service Sunday, July 7, followed by refreshments and Prayer Team meeting at noon. If you have special prayer needs, contact Join us in prayer at this time for peace and oneness.

The church offers a Wednesday night class, 7-8:15 p.m., which studies "Heart-Centered Metaphysics" by Paul Hasselbeck, co-facilitated by the Rev. Elise Cowan and Kent Lowery. Heart-centered metaphysicians explore Ultimate Reality through the "lens of the heart," ensuring that beliefs are more than just cold, hard facts. A different subject is discussed each week. All are invited to these studies. A 10-minute meditation follows the class.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church

Interested in sewing or tying quilts? Come at 8:30 a.m. July 10 or July 24 to 1990 Forest Hills Blvd. and join a group making quilts of both large and baby sizes for local and wider distribution. The activity runs until noon twice a month, according to its coordinator Irma Miesbach.

Stuffing pillows is one of the activities of the Stitched With Love group that meets monthly at the church. The next meeting is scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11.

Bible studies are conducted twice a month for women at 6:15 p.m. on July 15 and July 29. Men meet for Bible study twice on Mondays, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Shepherd's Food Pantry is open Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon.

Details are available by calling the church office at 479-855-0272.

Unitarian Universalists

Sunday, July 7: The month's themes of Wonder and Celebration of Democracy will be introduced. A potluck picnic follows the service. For more information, visit the UUBC website at

Village Baptist Church

On Wednesday, July 3, the Senior Ministry of Village Baptist Church will have its monthly Celebrate Seniors meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The program will celebrate the spiritual history of our great nation and will include a time of prayer for a spiritual awakening in our country. The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the celebration.

Village Baptist Church will host a Men's Prayer Breakfast meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at the church. All men are invited and encouraged to bring a favorite breakfast dish to share. The church is located at 380 Glasgow Road. For more information, call the church office at 479-855-7775 or visit the church website at

Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista

The Friday Knit, Crochet, Chat and Pray group will not meet during the summer months. We'll let you know when we plan to resume.

PCBV's exercise class meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. for stretching and low-impact exercise using a chair or a mat. For more information, call the church office at 479-855-2390. Guests are always welcome.

Bella Vista Community Church

BVCC's youth group (7th-12th grades) meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Join in next Wednesday, June 26, at 6 p.m. for pizza and at 6:30 p.m. for Bible study.

Summer Arts Camp was a huge success with 71 campers and 65 volunteers. The campers enjoyed hands-on classes including abstract art, bead jewelry, carving, clay, culinary arts, dance, drama, nature creations, paper art, percussion and weaving. The week ended with campers giving a performance and displaying their artwork. A free lunch was provided.

Religion on 07/03/2019

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