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Church News: Week of December 8, 2018

The Courier is asking churches to submit items of about 50 words for thispage through a form on dCourier.com beginning next week.

There will be a Chino Valley Community Choir Concert at 2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 8, at Heritage Middle School Cafeteria, 1076 N. Road 1 W., Chino Valley. For more information, contact cvazcommunitychoir@gmail.com.

This year’s production of Walk Through Bethlehem is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. For more information on Walk Through Bethlehem, contact the church office at 928-445-4348 or visit the WalkThroughBethlehem.net. Visitors experience the sights, sounds and smells of the town of Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago through 30-minute interactive, guided tours.

Join us for our first meeting of Prescott Harvest of Care Gardens at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road. This regional initiative of Arizona Interfaith Power and Light is committed to engaging the faith community in the spiritual act of caring for the earth, the community and those experiencing hunger through the hands-on act of growing vegetable gardens. 480-262-7827.

All Saints Anglican Church will host a Cookie Walk from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at 1806 N Savage Lane, Prescott. Come select from a large variety of homemade cookies. Pay by the weight of your box at the end of your walk.

At 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, All Saints Anglican Church will have a service of confirmation celebrated by Bishop Robert Giffin, followed by a luncheon reception in the parish hall.

Restoration Church and Bought Beautifully are excited to host “Give With Impact” Dec. 8 and 9, a holiday marketplace featuring handmade goods that transform lives. The market will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 9 at American Warehouse, 226 N. Montezuma St., Prescott.

All are welcome to join Beit Torah Jewish Congregation (www.onetorah.org) in embracing Chanukah Dec. 8.

Let the Light Grow 5779 Chanukah

Little candles added one by one

Let the light grow stronger like the sun,

Brighter and brighter for all week long,

Filled with love and almost joyous song.

For details: 928-237-0390, 928-227-0582 or email ansheitorah@cableone.net.

Prescott UU Fellowship welcomes Tobin Squires to speak at the 11 a.m. service at 945 Rancho Vista Drive, Prescott. “Ecclesiastes and UUs” will be the topic. Toben will speak about one of the most profound and enigmatic books of the Bible.

Nashville, Tennessee, cutting edge Southern Gospel group, New Legacy Project, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at Grace Baptist Church, 2010 South Hwy. 89. Admission is free to this non-ticketed event.

“Candlelight Service of Solace and Hope” will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 in the Agape Hall at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 West Gurley St., Prescott. Presented by the Stephen Ministers of Prescott United Methodist Church and the Prescott Chapter of The Compassionate Friends.

Prescott Valley United Methodist Church presents a Christmas Cantata “Come Now to Bethlehem” during regular Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 9. at 8944 E. Sommer Dr. in Prescott Valley, just east of Navajo Drive. Come hear the words and music of Advent.

There will be an Advent Worship Service at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 440 W Palomino Road, Chino Valley. 928-636-9533.

Come bring your friends and neighbors to our service of Lessons and Carols at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. It is sure to enrich the Advent/Christmas season with music and the telling of the Christians’ story of faith from the fall of Adam to the coming of the Word Incarnate. Trinity Lutheran Church, 3950 N Valorie Drive, Prescott Valley.

American Lutheran Church’s Yule Fest, Christmas, Pure and Simple, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 in the church sanctuary.

American Lutheran Church’s Family Ministry invites all to a Family Christmas Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, featuring crafts, games, food, and fun for the whole family.

There will be an Advent Worship Service at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 440 W Palomino Road, Chino Valley. 928-636-9533.

Family Christmas wish list with Prescott United Methodist Church. Family Christmas provides children from low-income families (birth through 18 years) with new Christmas gifts.

The 12 most-needed gift items are: teen purses, jewelry and makeup, gift cards, sports equipment (skate boards, razor scooters, balls, bats, gloves, bike helmets and sleeping bags), kid’s books, dolls of all kinds, plastic or wooden building blocks, toy cars, planes and trucks, kids’ pajamas, kid’s winter clothing, art and craft kits, games (Pick Up Sticks, Cootie, Jenga, Twister, Dominoes, Connect 4 Scrabble, etc.) and wrapped candy and stocking suffers.

Please bring unwrapped gifts by Dec. 19 to Prescott United Methodist Church at 505 W. Gurley St. For more information, email pastormity@prescottumc.com.

There will be a Christmas Eve Candelight Service at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24 at Saving Grace Lutheran Church, 440 W Palomino Road, Chino Valley. 928-636-9533.

Trinity Lutheran Church is having a New Year’s Eve worship

service and celebration at 7 p.m. Dec. 31. The public is invited to attend and join in a family celebration for the New Year including a DJ, games, and refreshments until 10 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 3950 N. Valorie Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-772-8845.

The Doane University Choir under the direction of Dr. Kurt Runestad will be presenting a concert of classical, folk, and spiritual music on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at American Lutheran Church. www.americanlutheran.net; 445-4348

Jane’s Hope is a Christian ministry open to anyone who has relinquished a child through abortion or adoption, to share, heal, support each other, and experience forgiveness through Jesus Christ. The next meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at The Porch, 226 Montezuma. maryannwinslow1@gmail.com or Prescott Christian Church at 928-445-0680.

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