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Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, 1591 Forest Hills Blvd., begins a new ladies' Bible study, "Learning From the Women of the Bible," at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The class is led by Joanne Morris.

Information: 876-5764,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., plans several services for the Easter season. Palm Sunday, worship service at 10:30 a.m. March 25; Maundy Thursday, worship service at 5:30 p.m. March 29, followed by a 24-hour prayer vigil; Easter, early worship service, followed by breakfast, at 8:30 a.m. April 1 at Forrest Hills Church; Easter, worship service, 10:30 a.m. April 1 at Highland.

Information: 855-2780,

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.

The church holds a worship service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for those unable to attend a regular worship service. Lunch is served, and transportation is available.

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.

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.


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 family art night at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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.

The church presents the Watoto children's choir in a free concert, "Signs and Wonders," at 7 p.m. March 27.

The church serves a Seder meal at 6 p.m. March 29. Tickets are $1 per person. A Maundy Thursday service is planned for 7 p.m. March 30.

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,


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. Thursday. 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,

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 Friday and Saturday.

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,,

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,

Genesis Church in Fayetteville, 205 Martin Luther King Blvd., a campus of Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, offers Holy Week services at 12:05 p.m. March 26-30. Lunch follows at 12:35 p.m. Various pastors from Central will speak during the services.

The church offers Easter services at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 1.

Information: 442-1827,

Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, 6 W. Dickson St., presents its chancel choir and orchestra performing Theodore Dubois' Seven Last Words of Christ for Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m. March 29.

The church hosts the M&N Augustine Foundation's 24th annual "Trent Trumbo Memorial Easter Feed" on March 31. Volunteers are needed for many roles, including preparing Easter baskets, baking, serving, delivering and cleaning up.

Easter services include: classic worship, 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 1 in the church sanctuary; contemporary worship, 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 1 in the Great Hall; Genesis worship, 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 1 at the Genesis campus.

Information: 442-4237;

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