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Church news: Nov. 28

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 five-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. Call 771-1218.

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.

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.

Featured speaker at the 10 a.m. Sunday service of Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 945 Rancho Vista Drive, is Kathleen Labb, MA, MDiv. Her topic will be "Living Gratitude - A State of Being." This state of being is essential to our nature. It allows us to ride the waves of gratitude in joyous moments and in recesses of darkest days, even through anger and tears. Kathleen Labb has worked as a hospice chaplain, therapist and currently teaches in Yavapai College's Community Education.

All are welcome to join Beit Torah to share Chanukah recipes and help plan a Chanukah baking day 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1. For details or directions, call 237-0390, email or check the online calendar at

Hope Lutheran Church, 1010 N. Road 1 East, Chino Valley, will have a special Advent worship service at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 3. Pastor Henning's message will be "He's Coming." (2 Peter 3:8-14). All are welcome to attend.

Have you had a spiritual experience? Come listen and share your experiences with spiritually like-minded folks from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite A, 215 E. Goodwin St. The event is free. RSVP to Deb Taylor at 772-6826 or Sue Broome at 608-239-9026, or visit

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.

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. 636-4071.

On Saturday, Dec. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Ruger Road and Highway 89, just north of the airport, is sponsoring an afternoon of making tree ornaments, storytelling, singing Christmas carols and meeting Santa. There will be the blessing of the Christmas tree. Cookies and ice cream will be served. There is no charge and all ages are welcome. Call 778-4499.

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. Call 778-1950 for more information.

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. Email or call 848-7710.

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. 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 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.

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.

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

"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.

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.

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

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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