First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville opens its Food Pantry Saturdays

Benton County

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers these Bible study opportunities:

Adult Bible Fellowship: 9 a.m. Sunday, McKay Hall.

Men’s Bible Fellowship: 8 am Wednesday, Meeting Room.

Women’s Bible Study: 9:30 am Thursday, Lower Level 8/9 and 6 pm Tuesday, Lower Level

Community Life Groups: Various times and days.

Service is at 10 am Sunday.

Information: 855-1126,

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts traditional Sunday morning service at 8:30 am and blended service at 10:45 am Sunday School for children of all ages meets in the classrooms downstairs at 9:45 am, and adult Bible class meets in the Fellowship Hall, also at 9:45 am Pastor Hass leads “Christianity 101” in the library at 9:45 am

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

The Sonday Riders will meet at 2 pm July 10 in the front church parking lot. All two-, three- and four-wheel riders are welcome to join in for a fun day of riding.

The Quilters will meet at 8 a.m. July 13.

On July 22, the choir will sing the National Anthem at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale.

The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open on Fridays from 10 am until noon, and they welcome those who are in need.

Information: 855-0272,

First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 NE J St., a caring and inclusive community of faith, hosts an Adult Bible Study at 9 am on Sundays in the church library. Sunday service is at 10:15 am every Sunday in person and online.

The FPC Food Pantry is open Saturdays from 9 to 11 am Please bring something (utility bill, etc.) that shows that you are a resident of Benton County and the church is glad to serve you.

Information: 273-5450,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts Sunday School at 9 am, followed by fellowship time at 10 am and service at 10:30 am Services are recorded and available on the website.

The church has a position open for a part-time music director. Please send your resume to the church or call 855-2780 for more information.

Information: 855-2780,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., is a warm and welcoming faith community which seeks to reach out to provide God’s love to our neighbors, near and far.

In-person service is at 10 am Sunday. Childcare is available. All services are live-streamed on our website, Facebook page and YouTube.

The Busy Hands knit and crochet group meets on Fridays at 1 pm in the office lobby. All are welcome!

The Ozark Hill Hikers meet in Fellowship Hall at noon July 14.

Information: 855-2390,


Washington County

First Baptist Church of Elkins, 1960 N. Center St., has in-person Sunday school at 9:30 am and worship service Sundays at 10:45 am A nursery is provided, and worship service is also livestreamed on Facebook.

There are also worship services at 6 pm Sunday; Awanas & Youth at 6:15 pm Wednesday; and Adult Bible Study at 6:30 pm Wednesday.

Dr. Ryan Johnson is a pastor.

Information: 643-3140.

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, offers Sunday morning services, both in-person and livestreamed, beginning at 10:30 am Online services are available on YouTube and through the church’s website. Interim Pastor the Rev. Dr. Ronnie Prevost is leading services. The church continues to search for an installed pastor.

Church van pickup for Sunday services is available. Call the church office if you would like a ride. A nursery is offered for children 5 and younger during services.

The Rev. Moises Chan is First Presbyterian’s Parish Associate and Director of Ministerio a la Vecindad, a partnership for Hispanic ministry with the Presbytery of Arkansas. Working with Crowder College, Spanish language GED classes are offered at the church Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6 to 9 pm

If you are experiencing a difficult time — emotionally, spiritually, or relationally — you don’t have to suffer alone. Our Stephen Ministers are trained caregivers, ready to listen, care for and encourage you, pray with and for you, and provide one-to-one Christian care to help you through whatever it is you are facing. Contact the church office or visit the church website for more information.

Children’s Sunday School classes have been suspended for the summer and will resume in the fall. Children’s Church has also been discontinued until fall.

Presbyterian Church (USA) is providing an online conduit for contributions to help people in Ukraine who have been displaced by Russa’s invasion. Go to:

On Sunday, July 10, the Lifelong Discipleship Committee and the Worship Committee will meet at 11:45 am

Ladies Wednesday Morning Zoom Fellowship continues to meet at 7 am

Family Ranch Day will be held at the Schwerin farm from 6 to 8 pm July 17. Rides are available by contacting the church office.

Information: 751-2040,

First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, 695 Calvin St., holds services on Sunday mornings. There are three options for services:

8:30 a.m. on campus outdoors;

11 a.m. on campus in the sanctuary; and

11 a.m. livestream on YouTube.

Adult Spiritual Growth discussion groups begin at 9:30 am Sundays. Programs for children and teens will reopen soon.

Information: 442-4411,

Send church news to Features Editor Becca Martin-Brown at [email protected] The deadline is noon Wednesday for Saturday publication.

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