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Bethel Baptist Church in Bentonville, 2907 N. Walton Blvd., presents the Uganda Kids Choir in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The 10-member choir presents traditional African songs and dances. The choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide, which works to empower children in the developing world through education.

Information: 273-2759,

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, serves a potluck meal after the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday.

Information: 755-4520,

Benton County Right to Life sponsors its "Life Chain" from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Peaceful demonstrators who want to join the chain meet at The Holiness Church in Gravette, Boozeman-Hof Eye Clinic in Rogers and 2B's Auto Sales in Siloam Springs.

Information: 531-6943.

Grace Baptist Church in Rogers, 2409 W. New Hope Road, presents the Kinsmen Quartet in concert at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8. The event is part of the church's "Friend Day."

Information: 636-5269,

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., holds a special worship service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for those who are unable to attend a regular worship service.

The Shepherd's Food Pantry volunteers distribute food from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday. Suggested donations include pure pumpkin, evaporated milk and cranberry sauce.

Information: 855-0272,

First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista, 20 Boyce Drive, offers the 40th annual holiday craft bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Homemade cinnamon and orange rolls will be available for purchase, and lunch will be served after 10:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women.

The United Methodist Men serve the semi-annual pancake breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Children younger than 5 eat free.

Information: 855-1158,

Congregation Etz Chaim in Bentonville, meeting at Waterway, 4074 S.W. H St., presents its new cantor, Samuel Radwine, leading Yom Kippur services today. Activities include a Yom Kippur service, with Yizkor and a discussion following the service, 9:30 a.m.; children's service, 4 p.m.; N'eila service, 5 p.m.; Break the Fast, 6 p.m.

Information and reservations:

New Wine Ministries, 2262 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, 8030 La Croix Road, Decatur, celebrates the Feast of the Tabernacles at 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Oct. 15 with worship, spiritual dancing, speakers and food at the Bella Vista location. The Decatur location hosts breakfast, speakers, praise and worship at 9 a.m. each day.

Information: (858) 864-8712, [email protected]

Unitarian Universalists of Benton County, 1400 W. Walnut St., No. 113, Rogers, present a homily titled "Resilience as a Spiritual Strength" at 11 a.m. Sunday. The homily was written by Jaco B. ten Hove, minister emeritus of Cedars Unitarian Universalist Church on Bainbridge Island in North Kitsap County, Wash.

Information: 855-1485,

New Life Christian Church in Bella Vista, 103 Riordan Road, presents missionaries from Mid India Christian Mission speaking about their child sponsorship program Sunday.

"Discover New Life," a two-week session sharing the church's mission and beliefs, runs from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Sunday and Oct. 8. The church offers "Starting Point," an eight-week discussion group about faith, at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Oct. 15 to Dec. 3. Registration is requested.

Information: 855-1616,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., sponsors the Disciple Women Fellowship at 10 a.m. Oct. 14, with the lesson "Burning Bushes on the Way to Freedom," read by Judy Smith. The Disciple Men Fellowship meets at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 21 for breakfast, with Tom Judson, chief operating office of the Bella Vista Property Owners Association, speaking.

The church serves a potluck fellowship meal after the 10:30 a.m. worship service Oct. 15.

Information: 855-2780,

The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, sponsors a new women's group, "Sit and Chat," with its first meetings at 9:30 a.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Oct. 11. The church's Breakfast Club meets at 8 a.m. Monday, featuring Justin Sell of Bella Vista Computer Services Store.

The church offers a book study focusing on Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell. Discussions are planned for 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The church offers a blessing of the animals at 2 p.m. Oct. 7.

Information: 855-1325,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts the Presbyterian Women's fall potluck luncheon at noon Friday. The program features Project Lifesaver of Benton County.

The church missions committee collects items for "Cleanup Buckets" for storm victims in Texas and Florida. The Martha Garvin Circle of Presbyterian Women collects gently used sweaters and sweatshirts of all sizes, for men, women and children, for distribution through the Salvation Army.

Information: 855-2390,

The Neighborhood Church in Bentonville, 2003 S.W. Regional Airport Road, plans an open house, featuring the history of the church, Lutheran theology and spiritual gifts after the 10:40 a.m. worship service Sunday and Oct. 8. The church offers its "Discover Communion" class from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 7.

Information: 464-5030,


Berit Olam Hebraic-Messianic Fellowship in Springdale, 903-D W. Johnson Ave., in connection with the Jewish Christian Studies Center, offers a year-long course on the first five books of the Bible. The course explores the ways Jews and Christians (who share the books) have interpreted key texts over the millennia. The class meets from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, beginning Oct. 10.

Information: 306-1269,

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, joins other churches around the world to celebrate World Communion Sunday at 10:30 a.m. this week.

The Rev. Kade Curry leads a five-week study of what it means to be Presbyterian, "Presbyterian 101: How to Spell Presbyterian," beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Information: 751-2040,

Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville, 699 N. Sang Ave., continues its observance of Yom Kippur today with a morning service at 10 a.m.; children's service, 11:15 to noon; afternoon service, 4 p.m.; Yitzkor service, 6:15 p.m.; concluding service, 6:45 p.m.; break-the-fast, 7:30 p.m.; and evening service, 7:35 p.m.

Unless indicated, all activities are held at the temple. No tickets or membership are required.

Information: 973-2702,


Holiday Island Community Church, 188 Stateline Drive, begins a new five-week Bible study at 10 a.m. Friday. The study focuses on Israel's Mission, shot in the Holy Land with Ray Vander Laan.

Information: 253-8200,

NAN Religion on 09/30/2017

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