Local Notes

Posted: November 11, 2017 at 1 a.m.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

The Washington County Historical Society plans the "Mosque, Church, Synagogue: Beginnings and Connections: "Abrahamic Faiths in Fayetteville" experience from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Participants will tour the Islamic Center of Northwest Arkansas, First United Presbyterian Church and Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas, all in Fayetteville. An interfaith panel, with representatives of each religious organization, will speak at 3:50 p.m. at Temple Shalom. Reservations are requested.

Information: 521-2970, washcohistoricalsociety.org.

Covenant Church (Presbyterian Church in America) in Fayetteville, 4511 Wedington Drive, presents the Rev. Peter Jones speaking during its theological conference this weekend. Jones' appearances include a pastor's breakfast at 8 a.m. today; luncheon with youth, noon today; preaching during worship services, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday; question and answer session, during the Sunday school hour, Sunday; and a fellowship meal, after the 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Jones holds a doctorate from Princeton (N.J.) Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister in the PCA. He is the founder and executive director of truthXchange.

Information: 442-5267, covenantchurchpca.org.

BENTON COUNTY

A Reformation Organ Crawl in Rogers is planned by the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the American Guild of Organists, beginning at 9:30 a.m. today. "Music and the Reformation" will start at Peace Lutheran Church, 805 W. Olrich St.; travel next to First Presbyterian Church, 1901 W. 26th St.; and finish at Central United Methodist Church, 2535 W. New Hope Road. The event features three different organs and 500 years of music.

Information: Peace Lutheran, 636-2140; First Presbyterian, 636-5542; Central Methodist, 636-1630.

First Baptist Church in Rogers, 3364 W. Pleasant Grove Road, delivers free Thanksgiving meals Nov. 23 in the Rogers city limits for those in need and the home-bound. Meals include ham, green beans, potatoes and gravy, a roll, dressing and dessert. Reservations are required through the church office, beginning Monday.

Information: 636-3451, fbcrogers.org.

Brightwater Memorial United Methodist Church, 14108 E. U.S. 62, serves a free Thanksgiving meal at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Information: 451-8161, bit.ly/bmucm.

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., sponsors its birthday luncheon group at 11:30 a.m. Friday to celebrate those with birthdays this month.

The church gathers canned goods and staple food items for Helping Hands food pantry to give away for Thanksgiving. The church also collects gently used sweaters and sweatshirts to be distributed by the Salvation Army. Both collections end Sunday.

Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.

First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista, 20 Boyce Drive, serves a Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 23. The menu includes turkey and dressing, ham, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and gravy, honey-glazed carrots, cranberry relish, homemade rolls and assorted desserts. The meal costs $12, but is free for children 10 and younger. Tickets are available in the church office and must be purchased by Nov. 19.

Information: 855-1158, lovelearnlead.com.

Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., presents Cindy Irwin of Paraclete Mission Group, speaking on her family's work with Persian speakers in Germany, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A potluck meal is served at 5:30 p.m. Through February, this weekly potluck and devotion time will meet only on the second Wednesday of the month.

Information: 876-5764, villagebibleefc.org.

Unity Church of the Ozarks, 902 S.W. Second St., Bentonville, offers the Intender's Circle at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, followed by a 15-minute meditation. Members of the circle will set individual goals and recognize results.

The church plans a Thanksgiving food drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Centerton. Members hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Sam's Club in Bentonville.

Information: 721-2752, unityozarks.org.

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, plans a Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Nov. 22.

Information: 755-4520, goodshepherdrogers.org.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers a new contemporary service with a light supper, called the "Saturday Ignite," at 5 p.m. each Saturday.

The SONday riders plan their next trip at 2 p.m. Sunday. Rides are open to those on two- or three-wheel motorcycles. A meal is planned for the return.

Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., sponsors its annual English Christmas tea on Dec. 2, with a seating at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the church.

Information: 855-1126, bvcc.org.

New Life Christian Church in Bella Vista, 103 Riordan Road, plans a chili cook off at 5 p.m. Sunday. The church will serve a Thanksgiving Day dinner at noon Nov. 23, with reservations requested in the church office.

Information: 855-1616, newlifenwa.com.

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., sponsors the Disciple Women Fellowship at 10 a.m. today. The theme is "The Promise and Struggle of God's Justice," read by Faye Bethea.

Disciple Men meet at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 18, with Randy McKinney from Carroll Electric Cooperative speaking on energy audits.

The church serves a Thanksgiving potluck after the 10:30 a.m. worship service Nov. 19.

The church offers a "Make and Take" for family Christmas ornaments from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 2. Each participant should bring a small set of clear, battery-operated Christmas lights. Reservations are requested by Nov. 28.

Information: 855-2780, highlandchristianchurchbv.org.

The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, sponsors its Breakfast Club at 7:30 a.m. Monday. Roxie Wright, the director of the Bella Vista Public Library, will speak.

The church offers a Thanksgiving eve service at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22. The church's annual pie social begins after the service.

The church plans an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 2. The church offers "St. Nicholas' Celebration" for children from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org.

NAN Religion on 11/11/2017