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First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 N.E. J St., kicks off its Sunday school season at 9 a.m. Sunday. Worship begins at 10:15 a.m.

Information: 273-5450,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., presents James "Skip" French as guest speaker during the 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday.

Information: 855-2780,

Millwood Christian Church in Rogers, 3450 W. Pleasant Grove Road, distributes personal care items to those in need today at Pea Ridge Middle School as part of its CORE ministry.

Information: 621-0021,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., sponsors a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

Information: 855-2390,

Unitarian Universalists of Benton County, The Quarters, 1400 W. Walnut, No. 113, Bentonville, plan an intergenerational pool party and potluck at 11 a.m. Sunday at Kingsdale Park in Bella Vista.

Information: 855-1485,

United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, serves a summer picnic following the worship service Aug. 26. Sandwiches will be served, and distinguished members will be honored.

The church plans Rally Day with a free "Cowboy Picnic" at 4 p.m. Sept. 9.

The church offers a new Christian education series for adults beginning at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 9. The Rev. Fred Nelson leads the journey through the New Testament.

Information: 855-1325,

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., operates the Shepherd's Food Pantry from 10 a.m. to noon each Friday. The pantry needs donations of jelly, sugar-free Jello, healthy cereals, 12-count egg cartons and bar codes from "Best Buy" brand products.

Information: 855-0272,


Brand New Church in Farmington, 271 Main St., sponsors the "Hero Games" cross-fit contest Aug. 25. Rich Froning, named "The Fittest Man on Earth" four times, will speak. Competition begins at 7:30 a.m., with food and activities for all running from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $70 for competitors, $49 for participants and $15 for spectators. Register at

Information: 391-2262,

The University of Arkansas offers a course on introduction to Jewish languages during the fall semester, taught by Jacob Adler, rabbi of Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. The class meets from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

The course will introduce the Hebrew alphabet and several languages written in Hebrew letters -- ancient and modern Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish.

Information: 200-1397,

NAN Religion on 08/18/2018

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