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Church news: Sept. 12

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The Ladies Guild of St. Germaine Catholic Church will have its book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7997 E. Dana Drive in Prescott Valley. A large selection of fiction and non-fiction books will be available: $1 for hardcovers and 50 cents for paperbacks.

Movie Night at Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, presents Martin Sheen's film "The Way" 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. A love donation appreciated.

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.

Prescott Gospel Big Band will be in concert 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Willow Hills Church, 1071 Mogollon Road, Prescott. It will be evening of "olde- tyme" gospel music with a Big Band flair. 445-5520.

Sacred Heart Church in Prescott is having an arts and crafts show Sunday, Sept. 14, as part of its parish festival. For information, call 445-3141.

Willow Hills Baptist Church, 1071 Mogollon Road in Prescott, will be celebrating in a combined Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m. in the Family Life Center. They will be having a "Note-Burning" celebration, as they have paid off the Family Life Center. There will be Ministry Fair and a light lunch will be served. The focus for the day is "A Vision Greater than Our Memories."

First Church of the Nazarene presents "Back to the Beginning" for every woman from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays, Sept. 18 through Nov. 20, at 2110 Willow Creek Road in Prescott. The pressures of the present and the hopes for the future often take on a deeper meaning when we know more about how it all began. 445-1136.

Faith United Community Church is having a fall craft and bake sale with more than 40 vendors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 and

20. A pancake breakfast is on Friday. There will be a food tent on Saturday. The church is located at 1061 Old Chisholm in the Prescott Country Club. Turn on Highway 69 and Maverick and follow the signs. For information, call Andrea at 775-6866.

Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, is hosting a "fun"-raiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. It is a live and silent auction plus a talent show. There will be musicians, singers and even a mime. Some of the items up for auction will be a two-night stay at the Hyatt in Sedona, a Prescott plane ride, dining gift certificates, art by local artists and many more great items.

All are welcome to join Beit Torah Jewish Congregation for High Holy Days activities Sept. 20 through Oct. 4, which will be at Stepping Stones, room 4, in Prescott Valley this year except where noted otherwise: Selichot Forgiveness service at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in Prescott; Rosh Hashanah services 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, and 10 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday, Sept. 25 and 26; Tashlich Casting Away of Sins 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Fain Park; Rosh HaShanah dinner service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in Chino Valley; Kol Nidre from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3; and Yom Kippur on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., followed by break-the-fast at 7 p.m. For further details or directions, call 237-0390, email or visit

Hope Lutheran Church in Chino Valley will begin a new worship service on Sept. 21. The new service times will be 8:30 and 11 a.m. with Bible classes for all ages in between the services. For more information, visit

The last Wednesday of the month, Sept. 24, Prescott Valley Bible Church will have family movie night with free popcorn, candy and soda. This month's movie is "God's Not Dead." Come at 6 p.m.; the movie starts at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 6411 N. Robert Road, Bradshaw Mountain High School east campus, Prescott Valley.

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

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."

Home Town Marketplace, a fundraising project of Chino Valley Community Church, is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the church parking lot, 1969 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, across from McDonald's. There will be arts and crafts, household items and food. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, call 636-4184.

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 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.

St. Catherine Laboure Church, 2062 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley, is hosting its Christmas Arts and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8. Local artists will be selling their arts and crafts. Homemade baked goods will also be for sale. There will be raffles and giveaways throughout the two-day event.

The Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, will have a new Sunday meeting, the Unservice, at 5 p.m. Regular service is at 10:30 a.m. To see topics, visit online.

"Genesis" is the topic of video and discussion for 12 weeks 6 p.m. Sundays at First Southern Baptist Church Prescott Valley. The video guides us through the first chapters of Genesis and answers many questions about creation including dinosaurs. For information, call 772-7218. Everyone is welcome.

AWANA Clubs fall session is in full swing every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley. All children through 6th grade are welcome. Call 772-7218 for more information.

American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive in Prescott, will offer two new contemporary worship opportunities on Sundays in the Fellowship Hall. "The Well," at 9 a.m., will feature a softer, more acoustic blend of contemporary music with a mix of modern and traditional service elements. "Amp'd" is a high-energy 10:30 a.m. service built around the idea that God brings excitement, energy, and joy to our lives. Traditional Sunday services continue at 8 and 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 445-4348.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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