110 Balboa Road, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas 71909

Phone:  501-915-9569 

Email:  cofjoy@sbcglobal.net

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Mission Statement

To be a Family of Loving, Caring Disciples

 Boldly Serving God with Joy.


Joyful Stewards of God's Creation.

Vision Statement

God's Spirit will equip us to bring hope, healing, love, and joy to all people in the name of Jesus, to work for peace and justice in our world, to encourage and support others in their relationship with God and to grow in that relationship within Community of Joy.

Pastor Mary Beth Kovanen


Worship with Us....

We provide times for worship, fellowship and prayer on Saturday and Sunday - Visitors always welcome!


4:30 pm coffee

5:00 pm Worship


8:45 am coffee

9:15 am Worship

Come worship, share and serve with us.

Community of Joy Members
Dale Folstad has done a remarkable fly over video and audio of our Memorial Garden using his newly acquired drone.  You can view this video from a link found on the Memorial Garden web page or you can view it at the following link:

Please call Anne Kasten at 713-306-7753, or email her at annekasten2@aol.com for scheduling pickup of donations for the Community of Joy Garage Sale.  Reminder, this is a household goods and bake sale.  We do not sell clothing.
Note:  Sign-up sheets are available in the Narthex to work the sale.  Delivery of items, setting up, pricing and during sale days.

Sept. 19th.
Women of Joy September Meeting
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Aug. 5th. & 6th.
Pastor Mary Beth's
First Service
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Holy Communion

We practice open communion weekly as we welcome all who honor Christ as their Savior to receive His true body and blood in our holy sacrament.  Both white grape juice and wine are offered.  Gluten-free wafers are available.  Children are invited forward for a blessing.  Our ushers will assist with any questions.

Recorded Sermons of Pastor Mary Beth

What's Happening at the Joy?
Photo Album of Recent and Past Events.
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2017 Program Year

Starts Nov. 2016

YTD September 10, 2017 - $2327



Upcoming Events

~~~~~ 2017 ~~~~~
~ September ~
Sept. 26 8:00am - Men's Breakfast at Debra's
9:30am - Mahjong
Sept. 27 9:00am - Animate Series
~ October ~
Oct. 2 9:30am - Mahjong
Oct. 4 9:00am - Animate Series
Oct. 5 2:00pm - Sing for Joy Choir Rehearsal
3:00pm - Joy Boy's Rehearsal
Oct. 6 8:00am to 2:00pm - Garage Sale
Oct. 7 8:00am to 11:00am - Garage Sale
Oct. 7/8 Flu Shots given at Church
Oct. 9 Columbus Day
Oct. 11 9:00am - Animate Series
Oct. 12 8:30am - Council Meeting
2:00pm - Sing for Joy Choir Rehearsal
3:00pm - Joy Boy's Rehearsal
Oct. 14 4:00pm - Congregational Meeting Prior to Picnic at Cortez Pavalion
5:00pm - Church Picnic Following Meeting
Oct. 17 9:00am - Women of Joy
Oct. 19 2:00pm - Sing for Joy Choir Rehearsal
3:00pm - Joy Boy's Rehearsal
Oct. 21 5:00pm - Installation of Pastor Mary Beth by Bishop Mike Girlinghouse.  Reception to follow service.
Oct. 24 9:30am - Mahjong
Oct. 26 2:00pm - Sing for Joy Choir Rehearsal
3:00pm - Joy Boy's Rehearsal
Oct. 31 Halloween
Oct. 31 9:30am - Mahjong

Pray for one another & those serving in the Armed Forces

Please keep the following Members and Family/Friends in your prayers who are chronically ill, hospitalized, homebound, recovering or undergoing other treatments:

Members:  BJ Munro, Carolyn Daniels, Kathy Barnoske, Dorothy Arnold, Judy Schultz, Bob Geraghty, Noel Desbiens, Shirley Pyter, Donna Wright, Jane Bardega.

Family/Friends:  Ronnie Hawkins, Jeff Gister,  Dan Ryan, Ralph Nilles, Austin Williams, Jay Simpson, Lila Johnston, Shay Burch, Doug Smith, Hudson Young, Jim & Joyce Jennings, Lucy Missimer, Sojna Kelly, Jill Kulesh, Dorothy Plautz, Loanne Zelhofer, Beverly Bates.

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C of Joy Members - Having computer problems?  Click here to see how you can get help.

Simplify your Church giving by using the "Simply Giving Enrollment Form".  You can designate the amount and frequency that will be drawn from your bank account.  Click here for the form.  Print the form, fill it out and return to the church.

Procedure for submitting articles and pictures to the Village Voice, Village Chamber of Commerce website or the Community of Joy website.  Click here.

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