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Carroll County

First Presbyterian Church in Eureka Springs, 209 Spring St., invites the community to the Easter service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. John Gibson will speak after the organ prelude, "Fanfare" by Jacques Lemmens, by organist Jeane Kennedy. Soloist Sharon Keck Parker will present "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth" from Handel's "The Messiah" accompanied by pianist Cathrin Yoder.

Information: 981-2001,


Washington County

First Assembly of God in Springdale, 1605 W. Robinson Ave., will present the Extravagant Joy Conference for women April 26-27, hosted by Jackie Underhill, wife of lead pastor Keith Underhill.

Susanne Cox, an ordained minister in the Assemblies of God, has served as General Presbyter for the Southeast Region as well as on the National "Women in Leadership Committee" for the Assemblies of God. She will be the featured speaker April 26, and doors open at 6 p.m.

Debbie Lindell will be the featured speaker April 27, and doors open at 8 a.m. Lindell is the author of She Believes and founder of the Designed for Life Women's Conference and the Designed Sisterhood, a movement that is impacting thousands of women of all ages and walks of life.

Admission is $70 at the door.

Information: 751-4459,

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, completes Holy Week activities with an Easter Egg hunt for children at 10 a.m. today on the church grounds, followed by lunch.

Easter Sunday begins with breakfast at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall, followed by the Flowering of the Cross at 10:15 and Easter worship at 10:30 a.m.

Information: 751-2040,

First United Methodist Church in Springdale, 206 W. Johnson Ave., hosts a special Easter egg hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Rotary Park, 4303 Watkins Ave. The Wonderfully Made Easter Egg Hunt was created for children of all ages and abilities by offering four different types of hunts: a quiet hunt for children with sensory processing difficulties; a beeping egg hunt for children who are visually impaired; a magnetic egg hunt for children in wheelchairs or with mobility restrictions; and a general hunt for children who do not need special accommodations. The event is free.

Easter services will be held at 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. There will also be an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. at Turnbow Park. All are invited.

Information: 751-4610,

Mount Sequoyah Center in Fayetteville, 150 N. Skyline Drive, will hold its 96th annual Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday. This is an outdoor service, but in case of inclement weather, it will move to an indoor option. The speaker is The Rev. Dr. Lora Walsh from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. Music will be provided by Adam Joseph Lee Alexander, director of Youth Ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Springdale. All are welcome.

Information: (800) 760-8126,

Sequoyah United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, 1910 N. Old Wire Road, invites the community to the annual Easter egg hunt and pancake breakfast today, with breakfast served from 8 to 10 a.m. and an Easter egg hunt for children of all ages at 10 a.m. The event is free to all.

All are invited to celebrate the Risen King April 21 at one of three services. Two traditional services are offered in the sanctuary at 8:45 and 11 a.m. One contemporary service is offered in the Fellowship Hall at 11 a.m.

Information: 442-8677,


Benton County

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., hosts Easter Sunday services at 9:30 and 11 a.m.

BVCC's chapel is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the National Day of Prayer May 2.

Information: 855-1126,

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts an Easter egg hunt with 2,500 eggs at 4 p.m. today.

Easter Sunday services are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

At 2 p.m. April 23, Different Strokes for Different Folks will meet in the church library. This is a support group for those that have had a stroke or other traumatic brain injury.

The Men's Bible class 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 quilters of Bella Vista Lutheran Church are in need of sheets to be used for backing of the quilts they make for Lutheran World Relief. Sheets do not need to be new but need to be in good shape. All sheet sizes are welcome.

The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. There is a container in the church narthex for donations.

Information: 855-0272,

Brightwater Memorial United Methodist Church, 14108 E. U.S. 62, and Pea Ridge UMC, 1209 E. Davis St., host a combined Easter sunrise service with breakfast to follow at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at Brightwater. There will be regular worship services at 9:30 a.m. at Brightwater and 11 a.m. at Pea Ridge UMC.

Information: 451-8161,

First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 N.E. J St., hosts an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. today, starting in the sanctuary with the reading of the Easter story, for ages through fourth grade. Easter Sunday services will begin at 10:15 a.m. with the Lord's Supper and special music.

Information: 273-5450,

First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista, 20 Boyce Drive, hosts a community Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. on the church's upper deck. Other services on Easter Sunday will be at the normal service times.

Information: 855-1158,

Forest Hills Church in Bella Vista, 1702 Bella Vista Blvd., hosts Easter sunrise service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, shared with Highlands Christian Church and followed by brunch.

Information: 855-3555,

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, hosts Easter worship at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Information: 755-4520,

Highlands United Methodist Church in Bella Vista, 371 Glasgow Road, will be sponsoring the Highlands Flea Market and Boutique from 8 a.m. to noon April 27. This is the 25th year for the event, and all proceeds go to local children's and women's charities.

Organizers have added a boutique this year with fashionable items such as nearly new scarves, wraps, jewelry, art and so forth. There will also be furniture, household items, linens, antiques, glassware and tools. A coffee shop is available.

Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22-24.

Information: 855-2277,

Millwood Christian Church in Rogers, 3450 W. Pleasant Grove Road, will hold a Bingo Night on April 23. Early Bird gaming will begin at 6:30 p.m. with Main Pack gaming at 7 p.m. Concessions are available onsite.

Funds raised by Millwood Bingo support the Church's CORE Outreach, which distributes health and hygiene products to those in need.

Information: 621-0021,

Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers, 805 W. Olrich St., hosts an Easter vigil at 8 p.m. today; Easter morning sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. at the Pavilion at Lake Atalanta Park in Rogers; Easter morning traditional worship at 8:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship at 11 a.m.

Information: 636-2140,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts Easter services at 10 a.m. Sunday with Holy Communion.

Information: 855-2390,

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Rogers, 824 W. Oak St., plans festal services with communion for Easter Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. An Easter egg hunt following the 10 a.m. service. Nursery care is available during the 10 a.m. service.

Information: 636-4072.

Unitarian Universalists of Benton County, 1400 W. Walnut, No. 113, Rogers, presents the homily titled "Restoration As Already Saved," with music provided by Karen and Ahmed Taymore, at the 11 a.m. service on Easter Sunday.

Information: 855-1485,

United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, hosts Easter worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Plan to stay after service for the annual brunch and Easter egg hunt.

At noon April 24, bring a lunch and join in the Lunch Hour Bible Study. This event is free, and all are welcome.

Information: 855-1325,

Unity Church of the Ozarks, 12 McKissick Creek Road, Suite 1210, Bentonville, hosts an Easter candle lighting service led by the Rev. Elise Cowan at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Information: 721-2752,

Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts an expanded time of fellowship at 9 a.m. Easter Sunday in lieu of Sunday school, with a light breakfast being served, followed by the service at 10:15 a.m.

At 9 a.m. April 23, the Ladies Bible Study led by Joanne Morris on the Old Testament prophet Micah will continue. At 7 p.m., a Men's Bible Study taught by Don Rogan will meet in the Oasis Center. The White Cross Women's Mission ministry and the ladies' KniTTogether ministry will also meet at 7 p.m.

On April 24, the Oasis Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon for anyone who needs help with groceries.

Information: 876-5764,

Word of Life Fellowship in Bentonville, 808 S.W. 14th St., invites the community to the annual Easter Celebration Cantata at 10 a.m. Sunday with a light breakfast starting around 9:30 a.m.

Information: 273-3460,


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