Local notes

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 1 a.m.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Cross Church in Springdale, 1709 Johnson Road, hosts the Tim Tebow Foundation's "Night to Shine" from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. The event is a prom night for people with special needs.

Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville, 699 N. Sang Ave., presents Robert Ford in a staged reading of his play My Father's War at 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets are $30, available at the temple and Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. The event is a benefit for the temple.

Information: 973-2702, templeshalomnwa.org.

BENTON COUNTY

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Rogers, 824 W. Oak St., will celebrate Shrove Tuesday on Feb. 13 with a free pancake supper at 5:30 p.m. Shrove Tuesday is the traditional day of feast before the fasting of Lent.

The church offers three Ash Wednesday services with the imposition of ashes at noon, 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Spanish) Feb. 14.

Information: 636-4042.

Congregation Etz Chaim in Bentonville, which meets at Waterway, 4074 S.W. H St., offers a free seminar on basic Judaism. Sessions include "What We Celebrate," a look at the events and holidays observed by the Jewish people, meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at Panera Bread in Bentonville; and "What We Pray," a look at traditional Jewish prayer and liturgy, meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 13 at Panera Bread.

Information: etzchaimnwa.org.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Rogers, 1101 W. Hudson Road, begins a "Connections Class" at 9:30 a.m. Sunday to introduce and review the basics of Christianity from a Lutheran perspective. Class members have no obligation to join the church.

Information: 636-1135, holytrin.org.

Unity Church of the Ozarks, 12 McKissick Creek Road, Suite 1210, Bentonville, offers and Ash Wednesday service with 20 minutes of meditation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14.

The church sponsors its monthly women's gathering from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 17. The workshop will be "Discover the Hidden Treasure Inside You." A potluck breakfast will be served.

Information: 721-2752, unityozarks.org.

The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, sponsor the United Singles as they meet for games and snacks at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10., and the Breakfast Club meets at 8 a.m. Feb. 12, with Zane Vanderpool, principal of Glenn Duffy Elementary in Gravette speaking.

The church offers Ash Wednesday services at 12:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Lenten supper services are planned for 6 p.m. every Wednesday during Lent, beginning Feb. 21.

The church presents Stephen Phelps, the regional gift planner for the Lutheran Planned Giving Partnership of the Central States and Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod, speaking at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 17. A light lunch will be served.

Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org.

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., celebrates the Super Bowl with the "Souper Bowl of Caring." After the 10 a.m. service Sunday, children will collect donations in soup pots, which will be donated to the Samaritan Community Center for the Snack Pack for Kids program.

Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, serves a potluck meal after worship Sunday.

The church offers Lenten services at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning Feb. 14. A soup and sandwich supper is served at 6:30 p.m.

Information: 755-4520, goodshepherdrogers.org.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., plans a worship service for those unable to attend a regular service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. A lunch is served after the service, and transportation is available.

Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers Lenten meditations from 6:30 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday, Feb. 14 to March 21. Soup suppers will be served from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. for $3 per person or $5 per family.

Information: 855-1126, bvcc.org.

REGION

Holiday Island Community Church, 188 Stateline Drive, offers an Ash Wednesday service at 3 p.m. Feb. 14.

The church plans a five-week Lenten Bible class featuring the video series The Path to the Cross by Ray Vander Laan. Jeff Timm will lead the class which meets at 10 a.m. each Friday, beginning Feb. 16.

Information: 253-8200, hicchurch.com.

NAN Religion on 02/03/2018