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Church news: Nov. 21

Taize Advent service at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 2062 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, is at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Come prepare your heart and calm your mind by singing or listening to the beautiful meditative and peaceful music of Taize. The 45-minute service will feature readings and Taize music accompanied by guitar. The Taize movement began in France and has swept through the world helping Protestant and Catholic brothers and sisters to join their voices as one in song. For information, call 636-4071.

Mountain Valley Church of God, 8123 E. Manley Drive, Prescott Valley, is having a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, call 772-5713.

All are welcome to join Beit Torah to practice Chanukah Songs during our 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, study and to help plan our Chanukah program. Venue suggestions welcome. For further details or directions, call 237-0390, email or check the online calendar

Mountain View Baptist Church, 395 Pony Place in Dewey, will host a gospel music concert from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30, with "Gospel Joy." She is a young lady who is a singer, songwriter and musician. A great talent for all to see. Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted. For more information, call 632-5787.

In honor of Thanksgiving, Prescott Valley Bible Church would like to invite everyone to be a part of a special Thanksgiving service entitled "Holiday Survival Guide" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, followed by family Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and great desserts, free to the public. Prescott Valley Bible Church is located at 6411 N. Robert Road in Prescott Valley, Bradshaw Mountain High School East campus. For more information or to RSVP, call 775-0221.

Hasid Jewish Congregation Torah Class is at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at 1300 N. Stoneridge Drive, Prescott Valley. Chabad Rabbi Levertov will lead.

St. Paul's Anglican Church is having a bake sale and bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at 600 W. Hillside Ave. in Prescott. There will be baked goods, unique gifts, estate treasures, books, handcrafted items and many more interesting things.

In honor of Thanksgiving, 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 Thanksgiving service titled "Holiday Survival Guide" on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 10:30 a.m., followed by family Thanksgiving dinner free to the public. The dinner will be turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and great desserts. RSVP: 775-0221.

Moya Brennan will be in concert with "An Irish Christmas" 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave. in Prescott. Brennan is the lead singer in Clannad, a 5-piece band direct from Ireland. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students and free for those 18 and younger. Purchase tickets at the door after 6:30 p.m. or in advance at the church. For information, call 771-1218.

Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm, Prescott Country Club, Dewey, is having a Christmas Craft and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. There are more than 30 vendors with craft and gift items. Also available will be chili, sloppy joes and beverages.

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.

Refiners Fire Cowboy Church invites everyone to its new location at 798 S. Highway 89 in Chino Valley in the My Place 89 Event Center, just past Arturo's Restaurant. Church services are come as you are, non-denominational, non-traditional, with country Christian, country western, southern gospel and old gospel music. Services begin Sundays at 10 a.m. For more information, call 928-246-4159 or email

The Sisters Quilting Club is for anyone who wants to relax and have fun working on your own projects with others who are willing to share ideas, help each other, share stories. The group meets every Monday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church, Prescott Valley, in the Fellowship Hall. Bring lunch, a project, sewing machine and whatever else you need. For more information, find Sisters Quilting Club on Facebook or call Lynda Perkins at 202-6883.

All are invited to join an Interdenominational Christian Family Worship Co-op. Families will take turns planning and leading the group in a wide variety of worship services. For information and location, contact Mary Halvorson at 778-2267.

Canyon Bible Church has a new home, 8582 E. Eastridge Drive in Prescott Valley, just west of Tractor Supply, off Highway 69. Saturday night chapel meets at 6 p.m. with Acoustic Worship and nursery for ages up to 3. Sunday morning services meet at 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. with Children's Ministry for kids up to fifth grade. For information, call 771-2450 or visit

AWANA Clubs fall session is in full swing 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday evening at the First Southern Baptist Church Prescott Valley. All children through 6th grade are welcome. 772-7218.

Community Bible Study, a non-denominational, in-depth Bible Study, invites you to attend a class that continues until spring 2015. Philippians, Job and the Gospel of Mark will be studied. Hillside Community Church is located at 937 Ruth St. in Prescott. For more information, contact Marless Taylor at

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

Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road, is adding a Faith Center, a multi-purpose building for church and community events. The video, audio and kitchen facility will delight everyone. Renderings are available to view during the 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services.

Lumen Deo, a gospel-centered church community, now meets at 10 a.m. Sundays at the Boys' and Girls' Club, 335 E. Aubrey St., Prescott.

Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church services are Sundays at 9 and 10:30 a.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.

The Church Next Door has services at 10 a.m. Sundays at Granville Elementary in Prescott Valley.

Services are 2:30 p.m. Sundays at Tree of Life at Joel's Place Power Service, 105 W. Carlton St., Prescott, where God is moving and healing. They meet after everyone's regular church. For information, call Pastor Jim Taylor Sr. at 925-3522.

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.

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.


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