Gateway Baptist Church has moved to 12900 Prescott Dells Road in Dewey-Humboldt. The public is invited to come by, visit, meet the pastor and the church family, get your questions answered, explore the new facility and learn about the ministries. The open house is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be refreshments and a gift bag. The church is located at Highway 69 and mile marker 280. Sunday services and special music will be at 10 and 11 a.m. For additional information, call 632-7785.
The Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road in Prescott, presents Terry Furlong in concert 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Furlong will be featured soloist at both the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services as well. There will be a community potluck at 12:30 p.m., just before the concert, after the second service. Tickets for the concert are $10. For additional information, call the church at 778-1602 or visit www.terryfurlong.com.
On Sunday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mountain View Baptist Church will host a gospel music concert with The Hahner Family Band, a group of 10 that plays gospel and bluegrass music. Refreshments will follow the concert. Admission is free but a love offering will be accepted.
Mountain View Baptist Church is located at 395 Pony Place in Dewey. Take Highway 69 to Kachina, turn west to Pony Place then to the church. For more information, visit www.mtviewbaptist.com.
Former Prescott City Council member Lindsay Bell will speak to the Prescott UU Fellowship at this Sunday's 10 a.m. service. Bell earned a bachelor of science degree in sociology and a master's degree in public administration. After working more than 30 years in the nonprofit sector, she retired from full-time employment in 2008 and currently volunteers with the nonprofit transportation company, Territorial Transit Inc., which is working with other agencies in the central Yavapai area to establish a regional public transit system.
Judian Society celebrates Mass every Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. at Sr. Peter's House of Prayer, 2108 Bullis Lane, Prescott. Judian Society is hosting a women's retreat March 23 - 25 in Prescott. The retreat is based on the book "The Hook and I," dealing with temptation and spiritual development. Overnight accommodations at one of Prescott's finest hotels are available. Everything is provided; just bring yourself for a weekend of renewal. Cost is $125 per person. For more information, location or to register call 778-2725.
Temple B'rith Shalom will be the quad-cities host for the nationwide Shabbat Across America event on Friday evening, March 2, at 2077 Brohner Way in Prescott. Coordinated annually by the National Jewish Outreach Program, Shabbat Across America unites hundreds of synagogues across the continent to take part in Shabbat, which unifies all Jews. The temple will celebrate Shabbat Across America with a family service at 6 p.m., beginning with a Welcome Oneg at 5:15 p.m. You're invited to bring your unaffiliated Jewish friends and neighbors. For additional information, call 708-0018.
Local award-winning producer Thomas E. Thomas has come back to Access 13 TV with a new presentation from the Bible dealing with the Book of Revelations and the "end times." Tune in or log onto www.access13.org through March 10, Mondays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. For more information, call 445-0909.
The Wednesday Lenten services at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane in Prescott, continue from Feb. 29 through March 28 at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. with a light soup supper served at 5:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 5, and Good Friday, April 6. Easter Vigil services will be 6:30 p.m. April 7; and Easter Sunday services will be at 8:15 and 11 a.m. April 8. An Easter breakfast buffet will be served from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and costs $6 per adult and $3 for children under 12. The public is welcome.
On Saturday, March 31, from noon to 2 p.m., there will be a Children's Easter Activity Day. This will include egg coloring, crafts, games, songs and the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Call 778-9122.
Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 2607 S. Highway 89 in Chino Valley, invites all Lutherans to worship during the Lenten and Easter Season. Lenten services are 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday through March 28 with a soup supper at 6 p.m. For information, call 636-9533.
During Lent, through March 29, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherd's Lane in Prescott, will offer up prayers at the Stations of the Cross, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each Thursday. This is a reflective/meditative service following the final footsteps of Jesus as he approached the site of the crucifixion. For additional information, call 778-4499.
Mile High Worship Center will host a performance by the band Brothers' Keepers 7 p.m. Friday, March 2, at 7605 Long Look in Prescott Valley. Come hear this talented group, which performs regularly on The Grand Canyon Railway, and stay for the gospel jam that will follow. Everyone is welcome. For information, call 772-0430.
Prescott Valley Aglow "Lighthouse of Hope" meets at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at Sun Gate Villa, 3850 Civic Drive, in the second building. The speaker will be Theresa DeSoto. Come early for refreshments and fellowship. Prayer ministry will follow the speaker. For information, call Priscilla at 227-2004.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is continuing its Community Information Seminars 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 8, with Debbie Stewart. Debbie has a plethora of useful information about resources available to seniors and family caregivers in our local communities. No reservations are necessary. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the church office at 778-9122.
All are welcome to join our special Beit Torah study session at the Prescott Public Library Bump Room (corner of Goodwin and Marina) at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 8. The topic will be "Historical Ways to Rejoice over Narrow Escapes." For further details and directions, call 237-0390 or email email@example.com.
Judian Society hosts its bi-monthly Cenacle at Sacred Heart Parish in the lower level forum, 150 Fleury Ave., Prescott. Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holy Mass, luncheon and an inspirational talk are also part of the day's program. Everyone is invited. There is no cost. Call 778-2725 for more information and to register.
St. Patrick's Eve Dinner, presented by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in conjunction with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. Cost is $12.50 per person, advance tickets. Music will be by Ed Cornett. Dinner by Chef Hal will consist of corned beef and cabbage and fixings. For more information and tickets, call 778-9122.
Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, invites all to the Easter Children's Activities from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7. For information, call 772-0703.
First Baptist Church in Prescott Valley offers sign language classes, led by Ann Evans, 6 p.m. Mondays. The church is located at 2820 Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley. Beginners are welcome. "Signing Made Easy" books are $15, but are not necessary. For information, call Ann at 277-1872.
All Saints Anglican, 1806 N. Savage Lane, Prescott, invites the public to Wednesday evening soup suppers at 6 p.m. For additional information, call 443-5323.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott, is having a Concordia Bible Study using the Book of Concord, The Lutheran Confessions. This Bible study will take place every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at Shepherd in the Fellowship Hall. If you have questions, call the church office at 778-9122.
Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, presents "The Truth Project" from 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday. For information, call 772-0703.
If you have lost someone close to you, or if you know someone who has, a grief group meets 1:30 p.m. Mondays at First Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road in Prescott. For more information, call the church office at 445-1136 Mondays through Thursdays.
Join the Garchen Prescott Sangha for meditation, teaching, book study group and tara chanting the first four Wednesdays of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Tibet Gallery, 209 W. Gurley, Prescott. For information, call 775-5391 or 777-8604. All are welcome; no prior study needed.
Prescott First Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, presents "Bad Girls of the Bible." Women everywhere marvel at those "good girls" in scripture - Sarah, Mary, Esther - but what about Jezebel, Lot's wife and Delilah? Learn about 10 "other women" in the Bible. Learn from their mistakes and, by God's grace, choose a better path.
Chris Boelter, the teaching leader, will not only motivate you to study the Bible during this 10-week study, but she will also challenge you to wrestle with it until it becomes part of your everyday life.
This Bible study meets 9:15 a.m. Thursdays. Scholarships for class materials are available and free childcare provided. For registration, go by the church office at 2110 Willow Creek Road in Prescott or call 445-1136.
GriefShare is a seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close. Each GriefShare session includes a video seminar and group discussion. The videos feature top experts on grief recovery, and real-life stories of those who have experienced losses. The group uses a workbook, which assists with note-taking, journaling and grief study. The non-denominational GriefShare group meets at Prescott Christian Church 501 Senator Highway, Room 202, Saturdays at 10 a.m., beginning March 3, for 13 weeks. To sign up, call Margie at 775-5501 or the church office at 445-0680. Cost of the workbook is $15.
There are so many jobless, homeless and hungry people out there, and prayer is the only thing that will get our country back on track. If you are in need of a miracle in your life, maybe prayer will make it happen. Come pray at Bethel Baptist Church, 6901 E. Horizon Lane in Prescott Valley at 10 a.m. every Saturday. For more information and directions, call Jeanette at 775-3112.
The Prescott Zen Center, founded by Charlotte Joko Beck, offers sitting meditation on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 7 p.m. On Sundays, meditation is from 9:45 a.m. to noon. Individual interviews and talks/discussions will take place regularly. For additional information and location, call Nan at 717-2717.
W.O.W. (Women of Wisdom) meets 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. For information and location, call 445-5211, ext. 270.
All for Him Bible study meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Meals on Wheels. For information, call Larry at 899-4453.
Awakening Awareness Discussion Group meets Mondays to enhance one's understanding. For information, call 771-0535.
Course in Miracles Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Church of Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. For information, call 778-1602.
Spiritual Awakening Fellowship meets 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Territorial Courthouse (fitness gym), 130 N. Cortez, Prescott. For information, call 443-1580.
Spiritual Study Group meets 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call George at 771-9426 for information and location.
Urantia Book Study Group meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1133 Copper Canyon Drive, Prescott. For information, call Jean Painter at 925-5827.
Spiritual 12-Step Study at 7 p.m. Thursdays, biblical perspective, 2113 E. Highway 69, Prescott. Information: Bill, 273-0032.
Oneness Blessing, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday at Creekside Center, 377 N. Rush St., Prescott. Information: 777-8877.
Personal Peace Meditation, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at The Grove, 119 Grove Ave., Prescott. Information: the Rev. Doina Marie Barkhaus at 602-978-5640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spiritual Movie Night, 7 p.m. third Friday at the Unity Church, 145 S. Arizona Ave., Prescott. Love offering appreciated. Information: 445-1850.
Riders for Christ, Arizona Equestrian Ministries International, meet for a ride on the 4th Saturday. Information: Andee 623-374-0857 or William 602-980-7156.
Healing Prayer Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Sunday at 143 N. McCormick, Prescott. Information: 445-6506 or email email@example.com.