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Sequoyah United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, 1910 N. Old Wire Road, offers "Centering Prayer," a weekend conference with the Rev. Matthew Flatley of Contemplative Outreach, on March 9-10.

Information: 442-8677,

Springdale Adventist Fellowship, 4001 Don Tyson Parkway, presents a free health fair from 1 to 5 p.m. March 11 at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. Doctors' forums will cover women's, men's, teens' and children's health and stroke awareness. More than 20 educational booths are free, and activities are planned for children. Other stations include yoga, massage therapy, healthy snacks, a smoothie station and a blood drive.

Information: 751-5817,,

Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville, 699 N. Sang Ave., observes the holiday of Purim with a family friendly Shabbat/Purim service at 6 p.m. Friday. A potluck meal is served after the service, followed by a Purim Shpiel (a humorous play).

Information: 973-2702,

First Presbyterian Church in Springdale, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, presents a community prayer wall, a way for community members to offer prayers during the Lenten season. Neighbors are invited to tie ribbons to the wall as a symbol of prayer.

The church offers Lenten Wednesday Nights through March 14. A meal is served at 5:30 p.m., followed by intergenerational studies focusing on the Psalms.

Information: 751-2040,

Elm Springs United Methodist Church, 118 N. Elm St., presents a "Cyber Hygiene" seminar for adults about texting, sexting and the family at 6:30 p.m. March 8. Presenters include members of the Northwest Arkansas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and adolescent counselors. A seminar for teens and tweens will be offered at 6:30 p.m. April 12.

Information: 248-1290,


Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers Lenten services at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. A supper is served at 5:15 p.m

Information: 855-0272,

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers Lenten soup suppers and meditations at 6:20 p.m. each Wednesday through March 21. Meals are served at 5:30 p.m., with a cost of $3 per person or $5 for a family.

A women's Bible study on The Quest -- Study Journal: An Excursion Toward Intimacy With God by Beth Moore meets at 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. each Thursday, beginning this week. The cost is $17.

Information: 855-1126,

Congregation Etz Chaim in Bentonville, which meets at Waterway, 4074 S.W. H St., offers a free seminar on basic Judaism and prayers meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 13 at Panera Bread in Bentonville.


Unity Church of the Ozarks, 12 McKissick Creek Road, Suite 1210, serves a potluck meal after the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday.

Information: 721-2752,

The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, offers Lenten supper services at 6 p.m. every Wednesday during Lent.

The church sponsors a St. Patrick's Day youth fundraiser at 5 p.m. March 17. Proceeds from the Irish stew dinner help pay for the youth's trip to the Youth Gathering in Houston. A $10 donation is suggested.

Information: 855-1325,

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., offers Lenten soup suppers at 6 p.m. each Wednesday through March 21. The cost is $3 per person. A brief worship service and presentation by the Presbyterian Players follows each supper. In addition, the church collects cans of soup each week to be shared with Helping Hands of Bentonville.

Information: 855-2390,

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Rogers, 1101 W. Hudson Road, offers Lenten worship services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Lenten suppers are served from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., with offerings taken for Souls Harbor.

Information: 636-1135,

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rogers, 2305 S. Dixieland Road, offers Lenten services at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Soup and sandwich suppers are served at 6:30 p.m.

Information: 755-4520,

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

Information: 855-1126,

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