Siloam Springs First Baptist Church Hosts Habitat for Humanity’s Biannual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on September 14


Washington County

Springdale’s First Presbyterian Church, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, awaits the arrival of its newly selected pastor, the Reverend Dr. Susan Arnold. She will preach her first sermon for the church on October 9.

Until Arnold arrives, Sunday morning services will continue, in person and live, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Online services are available on You Tube and on the church’s website, Acting pastor Rev. Dr. Ronnie Prevost will lead the services. Communion will be offered this Sunday, September 4.

Church van pickup for Sunday services is available. Call the church office if you would like a tour. Childcare is offered for children 5 and under during services.

The Lifelong Discipleship and Welcoming and Care Committees will meet on September 11, both at 11:45 a.m. after worship services.

Sunday School will begin with a potluck breakfast at 9:30 a.m. on September 11. Bring your favorite breakfast dish to share and take this time to commune with your church family. Fall classes for adults, children and youth will begin on September 18.

Opportunities for youth/students to become disciples will include the Sunday School study of “LIVE Simple Truths” – connecting the dots between scripture and issues facing teens in the 21st century. These classes will be led by the new temporary youth coordinator, Clayton Wormington.

Every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Narthex, First Presbyterian Church hosts Samaritan Fridays. This is a church-sponsored outreach program that helps people in need in our community.

Information: 751-2040,

Fayetteville First United Presbyterian Church, 695 E. Calvin St., hosts Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. A crèche is available from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Upper Knox.

All Sunday School classes begin at 9:30 a.m. The children meet in Lower Knox. The Adult Bible Study, led by Dennis Brewer and Jane Steinkraus, meets at Calvin 203. The Thoughtful Christian Class, led by co-pastor Reverend Phil Butin and Derrik Olsen, meets in the church library and on Zoom.

Adults and young people are invited to the new Open Door class, led by co-pastor the Reverend Jan Butin, which meets in Upper Witherspoon from September 11. by Rachel Held Evans.

Look Before You Leap is an opportunity for people who might be interested in membership to learn more about FUPC. Come for lunch on September 18 after the late service. After a slide show on Presbyterian beliefs and how we try to serve God at FUPC, members of the Membership and Home Ministries will answer questions. Dial 442-4211 to reserve lunch.

Information: 442-4411,,

Benton County

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., hosts Sunday service at 10 a.m. and offers these Bible study opportunities:

Adult Bible Community: 9 a.m. Sunday, McKay Hall.

Men’s Bible Fellowship: Wednesday at 8 a.m., meeting room.

Bible study for women: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, lower level 8/9 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, lower level.

Community life groups: Hours and days vary.

Information: 855-1126,

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., offers Sunday morning services at 8:30 a.m. for traditional service and 10:45 a.m. for mixed service. Sunday school for children of all ages is on the lower level at 9:45 a.m., and adult Bible class is also at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Christianity 101 is a Bible class led by Pastor Hass at the library at 9:45. This is an opportunity to understand how BVLC works and learn more about Luther’s Little Catechism.

The Lutheran Hour airs every Sunday afternoon on radio stations KURM-AM (790) and KURM-FM (100.3).

The “Sunday Riders” will meet at 2 p.m. on September 11 in the front parking lot. All two-, three-, and four-wheel riders are welcome for a fun day of riding in Arkansas.

On September 25 at 4:30 p.m. there will be a congregational potluck and talent show. You are invited.

Choir rehearsal is now Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. The Quilters meet September 14 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The Shepherd’s Food Pantry is open the first four Fridays in September from 10 a.m. to noon.

Information: 855-0272,

Siloam Springs First Baptist Church, 2000 Dawn Hill Road, hosts Habitat for Humanity’s biannual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. September 14. Speakers will be the Mayor of Siloam Springs, Judy Nation and Wayne Thomas of the nonprofit Siloam Springs Kind at Heart Ministries.

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve their homes. The goal for 2022 is to build five homes in Benton County.


First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, 901 NE J St., kicks off fall activities with new Sunday connections for all ages. A new adult Bible study meets at 9 a.m. and a new season for ministry begins with children and youth in the afternoon. Music rehearsals resume for the choir at 9 a.m. and bell rehearsal at 11:30 a.m.

Worship is in person and online at 10:15 a.m. You will find a warm welcome there!

The FPC Food Pantry is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for Benton County residents.

Information: 273-5450,

Highland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bella Vista, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd., hosts Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by a communion hour at 10 a.m. and a service at 10:30 a.m. are recorded and available on the website.

Information: 855-2780,

The Lost Bridge Community Church in Garfield, 12772 Lodge Drive, will hold a memorial service for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during the Interfaith Service on Sunday, September 11 at 9 a.m.

The church welcomes all first responders, crew members and friends/family of those lost that day.

Information: 871-7021,

Bella Vista Presbyterian Church, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., is a warm and welcoming community of faith that seeks to reach out to offer God’s love to our neighbors near and far. In-person service is at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

PCBV men will organize another blood drive on September 26th. The Bloodmobile will be in the church parking lot from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Church members can register at the Connector Hallway table. Community members should call the church office to make an appointment to donate blood.

Information: 855-2390,

Send church news to editor Becca Martin-Brown at [email protected] Deadline is Wednesday noon for publication on Saturday.


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