Bella Vista Community Church
BVCC continues to suspend non-ministry events and Kids Connect until further notice. Church ministries may meet by appointment only through the church office. Please call the office to set up a meeting time.
Men's Fellowship meets 8 a.m. on Mondays in the overflow room near the information center; Prayer Fellowship meets 9 a.m. and Prayer Group meets at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays in McKay Hall; Koffee Klatch meets 9:30 a.m. Thursdays in McKay Hall. All must enter the building through the office door.
Social distancing guidelines are being followed to ensure a safe and healthy worship experience on Sundays. Visit bvcc.net for more info about services, video sermons, and daily devotionals to stay connected from home.
Highland Christian Church
View Sunday's service at highlandchristianchurchbv.org or on YouTube under Highland Christian Church, Bella Vista.
Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista
In-person worship will begin Sunday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. Safety guidelines were mailed to congregation members and are available on the home page of the website, www.pcbv.org. Seating will be limited to maintain safe physical distancing and should be reserved by calling the church office at 479-855-2390. The service will be live-streamed on the church Facebook page and YouTube. In-person Sunday school classes and other church activities will resume at a later date.
The Bella Vista Presbyterian team is all set to walk individually over the next few weeks in support of this year's Walk to End Alzheimer's. The church is requesting your help. Call the church office at 479-855-2390 to make a pledge or drop off your donation, or mail your check to the church by Sept. 20. Make checks payable to PCBV and write "Alzheimer's Walk" on the memo line.
United Lutheran Church
United Lutheran Church's second Annual International Food Festival continues through October. Once a month, the church plans and prepares a meal of a different international origin. The Saturday, Sept. 26, menu is Mexican and pickup will be between 4 and 7 p.m. at the church. The cost is $12 per meal and is offered as a "grab-and-go" service. Please pre-order by calling the church at 479-855-1325.
Unitarian Universalists of Benton County
To prevent the spread of covid-19, Sunday services at UUBC are canceled until further notice. An outdoor picnic, however, will be held for members and friends at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Attendees are asked to bring their own food and beverage. RVSP: [email protected] or 479-640-1546 for address.
Unity Church of the Ozarks
Unity Facebook Sundays continues at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday.
Larry Owensby presents a short special message followed by meditation at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the Unity Facebook page. These can be viewed at any time.
Wednesday from 4-5 p.m., the book club discusses the Rev. Sheree Taylor-Jones' book, "Turning Your Why? Into Why Not? Navigating Human Existence." Contact the Rev. Elise for the Zoom password at [email protected]
The new Free Little Food Pantry is in front of the church at 2200 SE J Street in Bentonville.
Village Bible Church
The live worship service is at 10:15 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Mark Voll will be preaching. Seating arrangements have been readjusted for social distancing. The service is live-streamed on Facebook; Vimeo.com/user42482704; and later in the day at www.villagebibleefc.org; and audio of the live service can be heard on 90.3 FM in the south church parking lot.
The Oasis Food Pantry is open each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon for drive-thru pickup. For more information, contact the church at 479-876-5764.
Bella Vista Lutheran Church
Sunday worship services are at 8:30 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (blended). Sunday School for all ages and adult Bible classes are at 9:45 a.m. Masks are worn and social distancing is practiced at all times. Church services are also carried on the website www.bvlutheran.com.
Men's Bible study meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in the chapel.
Grief-Share is being offered every Thursday at 3 p.m. in the chapel and will continue until Thursday, Nov. 12. This group is to provide help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Call Dorothy Jones at 479-366-1700 with any questions.
The Thursday Mixed Golf League is open to singles or couples. Contact Bill Scholten at 479-855-1324 for more information.
The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. Please wear a face mask.
Highlands Church (United Methodist)
The next blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is organized by our HUMMERS (Highlands United Methodist Men). Help make a difference in your community by giving blood. Free cholesterol screening is also available. Please eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to giving blood. Photo ID required. Appointments are strongly encouraged to manage donor flow. To schedule your appointment, call 417-227-5006 or go to www.cbco.org/donate-blood. Masks are required for all donors and staff. All participants will receive a free T-shirt.
Highlands Church will host the third annual "Free Cruise-In & Car Show" in memory of John Edwards and his work for Gravette School students on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Spectators are welcome to check out the vehicles on display and enjoy the "free" lunch with a $10 donation. Display your special vehicle(s) for free and receive a free lunch ticket. Vehicle registration opens at 9:30 a.m. No judging. Proceeds go to support Bright Futures, Samaritan's Feet and Snack Packs for Gravette school district students. This year's event will be entirely outdoors, so please bring your own lawn chair. All state-mandated safety precautions will be in place. The event will take place at Highlands Church, 371 Glasgow Rd, Bella Vista.