United Lutheran Church, Bella Vista, AR
- We value Tradition. We affirm the traditions of Lutheran heritage and offer a traditional worship services centered around Word and Sacraments every Sunday morning.
- We value Family. First, we are a large family and we treat everyone with respect and care. Second, we provide ministry to families: wholesome fun, fellowship, Bible learning and loving care for their children.
- We value Community. We provide a variety of outreach programs to support Bella Vista, but we don’t stop there. We recognize we are part of a worldwide community, too. Our service projects are making a difference wherever there is a need around the world.
Pastor Karen Fowler - Lindemulder
Although a native of Chicago, Pastor Karen moved with her family to California during grade school. While living there she attended the University of California, Irvine, where she majored in Psychology and met her husband Jeremy. After graduating with her Masters in Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, she pastored St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Shawnee, Oklahoma for twenty-seven years. She and Jeremy are excited to be together in ministry with the people of United in Bella Vista.
Marilyn is originally from Soest, Holland, due to a military upbringing. She has lived most of her life in Gilbert, Arizona, and currently lives in Bella Vista. She is a twin, a mother of three lovely girls and a wife to her husband of more than 25 years. She has been a financial executive for over two decades. She is also the current Treasurer for the Girl Scout Diamonds, and she received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Girl Scout Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas, and the Governor's Award for her volunteer work. She has been employed with United Lutheran since 2016, and she enjoys her work and the people she meets.
Charlotte moved to Bella Vista in 2005 from Minnesota. Her nursing career has been in Long Term Care, a school nurse in special education, and parish nursing. Nursing gives her the opportunity to look at the heart, soul, mind, and body of the people that she works with.
Robbie is a member to the NWA Guild of Organist; he has graciously agreed to be our interim organist as we look for someone to follow Margaret Seba.
Jerry moved to Bella Vista from Wisconsin in 2002.