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Church notes: The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista seeks food donations

February 20, 2021 at 1:00 a.m.

Benton County

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts traditional Sunday morning worship at 8:30 a.m. and blended worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday School and adult Bible classes are at 9:45 a.m. You can also visit the church on our website at

The Lutheran Hour is broadcast every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on radio station KURM-AM (790) and KURM-FM (100.3).

Lenten services are every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

The Shepherd's Food Pantry is open every Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. This is a "drive-through" pantry, and visitors are asked to please wear a mask.

Information: 855-0272,

First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 N.E. J St., is operating its food pantry as a drive-through from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, including today. Please bring something (utility bill, etc.) that shows that you are a resident of Benton County, and the church is glad to serve you.

Join in for worship on Facebook and YouTube on Sundays at 10:15 a.m.

Information: 273-5450,

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, celebrates worship each Sunday at 10 a.m., following the city of Rogers' covid-19 precautions. Face masks may be removed for the reception of the Lord's Supper.

Bible study at 8:30 a.m. precedes worship at the church and online at Google Meet.

Lenten worship services continue Wednesdays at 7 p.m. until Holy Week.

For those unable to attend, the services are available live on the church Facebook page at Members who want to take communion but are not comfortable attending services may contact Pastor Moll to make other arrangements.

Information: 310-5289,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., will continue to present its services on its website or on YouTube (search "highlandchristianchurchbellavista"). A decision to reopen the church has not been made.

Information: 855-2780,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., is livestreaming worship services at 10 a.m. Sunday on the website, Facebook page and YouTube, with no congregation present until further notice.

Zoom Sunday School classes will continue as scheduled. Meetings and activities will be held by Zoom only for now. Please continue to mail your pledges to the church.

Bulletins will be available on the website under the Worship tab.

Pasta, rice, beans (brown rice, beans, whole grain pasta) are the focus for the Helping Hands Food Pantry this month. Please bring your donations by Feb. 28 and place them on the table in the Connector Hallway.

Information: 855-2390,

Unitarian Universalists of Benton County, 1400 W. Walnut, No. 113, Rogers, bring a service Sunday from the Unitarian Universalist Assocation. Zoom in at 11 a.m. for "Side With Love," when musicians and worship leaders from across the country offer hopeful, moving and challenging reminders about what Unitarian Universalists are called to do and be in the world.

For information about UUBC and the Zoom link to the service, visit or Facebook

Information: 855-1485,

Unity Church of the Ozarks, 2200 S.E. J St., Bentonville, offers a Little Free Pantry by the front door of the church at 2200 S.E. J St. in Bentonville. Please help yourself when needed and help others by donating.

Unity Church of the Ozarks continues to answer prayer requests. For more information, contact or call 721-2752.

Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., presents live worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sundays. Seating arrangements have been readjusted for social distancing and there are mask-optional and mask-required areas for those attending. The service is live streamed on Facebook; Vimeo; and later in the day; 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-through pickup.

Information: 876-5764,

Washington County

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, has returned to both in-person (masked and distanced) and online services. Livestreamed worship services are always available on YouTube and through the church's website: Live services are masked and socially distanced.

For this Season of Lent, the Rev. Kade Curry offers a series of sermons titled "Growing Strong in the Season of Lent: God Isn't Finished with Us Yet."

Two different Lenten devotionals are available. One is a written daily devotional, "A Story to Tell." The other is videos of church members discussing the "Stations of the Cross" from the Passion Story. Additionally, beginning on Ash Wednesday, DCE Jennifer Wormington will be blogging a "40 Days of Gratitude Challenge" to remind us that God has blessed us in many ways, even in our times of struggle.

Presbyterian Women are accepting monetary donations to allow them to buy Gifts of the Heart hygiene kits for Ferncliff Disaster Assistance.

FPC Kids B.L.A.S.T. is in-person on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The B.L.A.S.T curriculum and resources are also available on the church website.

Youth grades six through 12 are invited to the Student Chapel in the youth wing for open-forum style discussion of faith topics Sunday mornings during Sunday School hours. Ninth through 12th grade student discipleship "Page Turners" book club meets following worship on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. In-person Student Discipleship "Lifing" activities for junior high youth will be on Sundays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and for senior high students from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Information: 751-2040,

Robinson Avenue Church of Christ in Springdale, 1506 W. Robinson Ave., invites you to attend two of our helping ministries:

DivorceCare -- There will be sessions every Sunday afternoon from 4 to 5:45 p.m. starting Feb. 21. While in the midst of hurts from divorce or separation, help is here. Come learn how to make progress. Sessions are all taught by a video seminar and group discussion.

DivorceCare For Kids (DC4K) -- There will be sessions at the same time every Sunday afternoon. This ministry is designed to help First to Sixth Graders completely heal from the pain of divorce through a Bible-based lesson.

There is no charge to attend or for the materials. Babysitting will be provided for infants and little children. Please call the church office to register or register online at

Information: 751-4887,

Send church news to Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown at Please note the deadline is noon Wednesday for Saturday publication.


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