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Church news: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship's Sunday service to feature Sister Simone Campbell

Simone Campbell

Simone Campbell

Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship's 10 a.m. Sunday service features Sister Simone Campbell, an attorney, poet, and advocate for immigration reform, economic justice and healthcare for all. She will appear in a videotape of the Ware Lecture. Her topic is "Walking Toward Trouble." "Eclectic Trio" will provide music.

Aglow International Prescott Lighthouse is dedicated to helping individuals who are afflicted by mental or emotional illness and oppression, and presents counselor Michael W. Smith Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Hassayampa Inn, 122 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Breakfast service begins at 9 a.m. for $10. The meeting is free and begins at 10 a.m. RSVP with Judy at 713-0984.

The message at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott, on Sunday, Aug. 17, will be "Arizona: Levels of Humor, Levels of Justice," creative non-fiction by Tom Erdmann Jr. This service asks why we take ourselves so seriously all the time, when just a lot of the time would do. Part of the service will address social justice problems and other concerns in Arizona, while the remainder says to lighten up so that we can meet those concerns without being zealots.

Hasid Jewish Congregation, 1300 N. Stoneridge Drive, in Prescott Valley, will have Torah Class at noon on Sunday, Aug. 17, led by Chabad Rabbi Levertov.

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University presents a free preview of "This Changes Everything! Your Money. Your Story. Your Life" 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Sacred Heart Church, Sacred Heart Library, 150 Fleury St., Prescott. 848-4674.

The non-denominational Community Bible Study invites you to attend a coffee at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, to learn more about the program. The coffee is at Hillside Community Church, 937 Ruth St., Prescott. Philippians, Job and the Gospel of Mark will be studied. Class begins Sept. 3 and runs through spring. Email

Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley, has Youth Group meetings 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays for those in grades 7 through 12. There is a Bible study, activity time, Bible memory, snacks and monthly activities. Transportation is available within Prescott Valley. Call 772-9206 or email

Refiners Fire Cowboy Church and Prescott Opry will be presenting Country Christian artist Christian Dove and gospel music award-winning performer Susie McEntire from 7 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 28. Tickets are now on sale for $30 at or by calling 777-1370.

Are you interested in becoming Catholic? St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E. Dana Drive, in Prescott Valley, is beginning its RCIS class in September. For more information, contact Robert at 772-6518 or God bless!

AWANA children's classes for kids ages 3-12 return to Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 2. The meetings include bible lessons, Bible memory work, games and snacks. There is no cost except for the materials used by the children (handbook and uniform). Call 772-9206 or email

Women of Wisdom, an interdenominational Christian fellowship of Bible teaching for women of all ages and backgrounds, is now taking registrations for the Fall 2014 session. The new session begins on Wednesday, Sept. 10, and meets for eight weeks - until Oct. 29 - Wednesday mornings from 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott. Full and partial scholarships for class materials are available, and free childcare is always provided. Call 445-4348 for a brochure will be mailed to you.

Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley, will host a flea market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, to benefit the "Imagine No Malaria" campaign. Household items and baked goods will be available for purchase. All money will go to buy medication, bed nets and diagnostic tests to protect children in Africa.

A 9-day tour of the Holy Land departs Oct. 7. Pastor Kirk Anderson of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and Dr. Harold Vogelaar, a retired Lutheran pastor who served for 25 years in Egypt and the Middle East, will be the hosts of this trip. Walk in the steps of Jesus and gain a better insight as to what is happening in the region. There are six openings for the tour. Call 772-4135 or visit and input the tour number "141008" in the "Search by G#" input box, then click "view full brochure."

Temple B'rith Shalom's religious school for children meets Sunday mornings during the school year and teaches creative prayer, Jewish songs, Jewish content and Hebrew. Contact Rabbi Jessica Rosenthal at

The Salvation Army Prescott Corps, 237 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, has Sunday School assembly at 9:15 a.m., with classes starting at 9:30 a.m. Worship celebration is at 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Bible study/prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Homebound? Need prayers for healing or a friendly visitor? Call Beit Torah Jewish Congregation. All are also welcome to join in weekly Monday Torah study and discussion sessions as well as holy day activities. For details or directions, call 237-0390 or email

Healing Light Seekers Meditation Group meets 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Prescott Public Library, 7401 Civic Circle, main floor in the Bump Room. The meeting is free and open to the public. For information, visit Facilitated by the Rev. John Kohlenberger at 776-1686.

"Come and See" free guided tours, films, family history research, Bible study and other classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1001 Ruth St. in Prescott. For more information, call or text to (928) 533-7458.

Church for the Nations Prescott, 1959 Commerce Center Circle, has Men's Breakfast of Champions at 7 a.m. the first Saturday of every month. For information, call 710-3976.

Church for the Nations Prescott has Women's Breakfast with brunch at 9 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at 1959 Commerce Center Circle, Prescott. For information, call 277-3308.

Special Needs Ministry at Church for the Nations Prescott is the third Saturday of every month at 1959 Commerce Center Circle, Prescott. For information, call Roger at 458-0736. This is a great opportunity for more volunteers.

Mystical Spiritualist Church hosts First Sunday Inspirations at 1 p.m. at the Prescott Adult Center and Third Sunday Healings at 1 p.m. at Stoneridge Community Center. For information, call 776-1686 or visit

Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have lost a child at any age or however long ago, meets the second Tuesday of each month at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. Pastor Carol Mumford leads the group, and any community member who has lost a child may attend. This is just one of the support groups that meets each month at PUMC. Other groups offer support for those with health issues such as breathing problems, cancer, depression and fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue. Contact the church office at 778-1950 for more information about these groups.

W.O.W., Woman of Worth, meets 9 a.m. the third Saturday at Prickly Pear Restaurant, 3101 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. Mentor Patty Betrue shares secrets to being a confident woman.

Mile High Fellowship meets Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Prescott Adult Community Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Fellowship and refreshments are at 8:45 a.m. For information, call Pastor Steve White at 713-7609.

Church Next Door meets 10 a.m. Sundays at Granville Elementary School, 5250 N. Stover Drive, Prescott Valley.

"Prophetic Generation," training in spiritual gifts and prophetic ministry, is at 6 p.m. Sunday nights at Church for the Nations Prescott, 1959 Commerce Center Circle, Prescott. For more information, call 514-4781.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherd's Lane, Prescott, has church school at 9:45 a.m. Sundays and Adult Study Programs at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. For additional information, call 778-4499.

The Lord's Church meets in the Haas Chapel on Embry-Riddle campus in Prescott every Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

Saving Grace Lutheran Church is looking into purchasing 10 acres with a building in Chino Valley. Please call (928) 636-9533 with any leads.

Trinity Presbyterian Church honors the late Bob Anderson. For years, Bob and Jeanne Anderson poured their hearts and time into assisting Canyon Rim Church in Chinle. Last year Trinity partnered with this church as part of Bob's vision to help add a new roof, windows and flooring to their Fellowship Hall. Trinity's goal is to raise $15,000. For further information, call 445-4536.

Living Waters Church, 7367 E. 1st St., Prescott Valley, meets 8 and 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Women's breakfast is at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Join Living Waters Church 6 p.m. Tuesdays for morning prayer.

Men's "'Brexfast' of Champions" is at 7 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Prickly Pear Restaurant, 3101 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. A life coach and mentor shares powerful information. For additional information, call Norm at 710-3976.

The Prescott Zen Center, founded by Charlotte Joko Beck, offers sitting meditation on 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 information and location, call Nan at 717-2717.

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 Movie Night meets at 7 p.m. on the third Friday at the Unity Church, 145 S. Arizona Ave., Prescott. Love offering appreciated. Information: 445-1850.

Spiritual Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call George at 771-9426 for information and location.

Spiritual 12-Step Study meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays, biblical perspective, 2113 E. Highway 69, Prescott. Information: Bill, 273-0032.

Oneness Blessing meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Creekside Center, 377 N. Rush St., Prescott. Information: 777-8877.

Personal Peace Meditation meets from 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

Taize Service Meditation and Song is 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. For information, call the church at 445-4555 or visit

Riders for Christ, Arizona Equestrian Ministries International, meet for a ride on the fourth Saturday. Information: Andee, 623-374-0857, or William, 602-980-7156.

Healing Prayer Circle meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at 143 N. McCormick, Prescott. Information: 445-6506 or

Judian Society has spiritual, religious and self-help materials available at St. Jude's Possible Shop in Prescott. All proceeds benefits women and children of the area in crisis. St. Jude's is a support program of Judian Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, call 778-2725.

The Lutheran Hour has been around since the Great Depression in the 1930s. What you will get is solid Lutheran teaching, interesting anecdotes, a good speaker and, sometimes, good traditional music. It can be heard on radio station KYCA 1490 AM, starting at 7:05 a.m. every Sunday and is sponsored by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Prescott.


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