Trinity Lutheran Church will present its Christmas Cantata, "The First Noel - Celebrating the Birthday of a King," 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. The church is located at 3950 N. Valorie Drive in Prescott Valley. Coffee and cookie reception will follow the performance. For information, call 772-8845.
The Universal Healing Light Foundation is having a fundraiser Solstice potluck 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, in the Stoneridge Community Center Activity Room. The group is providing a turkey with dressing, along with drinks and table service. Bring $8 per family plus your favorite holiday side dish or dessert. There will be a raffle for goods and services offered by supporters of the foundation. For information, call 776-1686 or visit www.mysticalspiritualistchurch.org/healinglightfoundation.html.
All are welcome to join Beit Torah for Chanukah candle-lighting, songs and treats during the eight days of Chanukah (through Wednesday, Dec. 24), and folk dance from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Call 237-0390, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.onetorah.org.
Hope Lutheran Church, 1010 N. Road 1 East in Chino Valley invites all to a Christmas Eve Candle Light worship service at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 24. Join in singing Christmas carols and hear the message of Christmas. Come share the joys of Christmas on Dec. 25 in a song service at 9 a.m. For information, visit www.HopeChinoValley.com.
In honor of Christmas, Prescott Valley Bible Church, 6411 N. Robert Road (Bradshaw Mountain High School East campus), would like to invite everyone to be a part of a special Christmas service for the family beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a special message titled "A Christmas to Remember" on Wednesday, Dec. 24. This dinner (sandwiches, chips, hot chocolate, dessert and more) is free to the public. For more information or to RSVP call 775-0221.
Mountain View Baptist Church in Dewey will have a candlelight service at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24.
The theme for the Christmas Eve 6:30 p.m. service will be "The Carols and Songs of Christmas." A brass quintet under the direction of Dr. Roy Breiling will have a mini concert beforehand beginning at 5:45 p.m.
Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24.
St. John Anglican Church will have a Christmas Eve service at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Following the Midnight Mass will be birthday cake. St. John Anglican Church meets at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Longlook Drive in Prescott Valley. For additional information, call 273-2164.
Pastor Tim Blau will officiate a Candlelight Christmas Eve service with Holy Communion at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Prescott Valley, 3950 N. Valorie Drive.
Unity of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave., presents a metaphysical Christmas service at 5 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24. Services will include a Christmas story, candle-lighting ceremony, and special music. For more information, call 445-1850.
Saving Grace Lutheran, 2607 S. Highway 89, Chino Valley, will have a Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24.
"A Christmas to Remember," a special family Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at Prescott Valley Bible Church, 6411 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. There will be a meal, eggnog, hot chocolate and desserts followed by the message about the true meaning of Christmas. Everyone is welcome. RSVP required; call 775-0221.
Pastor Joe Berna will lead a candlelight service 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, at Bethel Baptist Church 6901 Horizon Lane, Prescott Valley.
Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road, is having a Christmas Eve Candlelight service 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24. Join for the celebration of the birth of the Savior with the singing of Christmas carols and the lighting of the last Advent candle. For information, call 445-8008.
St. Germaine Catholic Church will have Wednesday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve Mass at 4 p.m. (Children's), 6:30 p.m. (Spanish) and 9 p.m. (English). Thursday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day services will be at 9 a.m. (English). The church is located at 7997 E. Dana Drive in Prescott Valley. For additional information, call 772-6350.
Daughters of Grace Ministries invites women to its spring Bible study beginning Jan. 6. Enjoy an in-depth, verse-by-verse study of the book of Hebrews taught by Melissa Fryrear, M.Div., the ministry's founder. Meetings will take place every other Tuesday in Prescott at the Residence Inn on Highway 69. Choose to attend a morning or evening session. Nominal fee. Registration required. For more information, email email@example.com or call 848-7710.
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.