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Church news: Sept. 26

Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes Jonathan Best and Meg Bohrman at the 10 a.m.  Sunday service. Their topic is “Community + Music = ComMUSIKey.” They invite the congregation and visitors to discover the musician within and make music together. (Courtesy photo)

Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes Jonathan Best and Meg Bohrman at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. Their topic is “Community + Music = ComMUSIKey.” They invite the congregation and visitors to discover the musician within and make music together. (Courtesy photo)

Womansong is celebrating its founding director, Janer Eldridge, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, Hightway 89 and Ruger Road. The tribute will feature her arrangements of folk songs, her composition "Sanskrit Proverb," and with sacred and classical selections.

Join Mountain Valley Church of God, 8135 E. Manley Drive, Prescott Valley, 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, as musical guest Final Harvest blesses the congregation in song.

Jon and Anja Erickson, who serve at Hope Clinic and Mission in Guinea, West Africa, will be at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive in Prescott 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, in the sanctuary to present an account of their work for the Lord, including slides and a time for dialogue. For information, call 445-4348. Visit www.hopeguinea.org for more information on Hope Clinic.

On Sunday, Sep. 28, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mountain View Baptist Church, 395 Pony Place, Dewey, will host a gospel music concert with Sidekicks. Refreshments will follow. Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted. 928-632-5787.

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 www.canyonbiblechurch.org.

Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes author Amy Hale Auker as the featured speaker at the 10 a.m. Sunday service at 945 Rancho Vista Drive. "A Question of Dragonflies" is Amy's topic, through which she hopes to convey her passion for nature and the metaphors found in the natural world.

Mountain Valley Church of God will have its Sunday 10 a.m. service, "Church Without Walls," at Tonto Park North, 4700 N. Tonto Drive in Prescott Valley. Bring your own seating and stick around for lunch. For information, call 772-5713.

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."

The Resource Fair, sponsored by Adult Care Services, is 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Prescott Christian Church, 501 S. Senator Highway, and offers vendors and informative education presentations, with the goal of helping people 60 and older manage and enhance all aspects of their lives. Spend the day learning how various agencies can help make the most of your retirement years. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, call Georgi at 441-1019.

Prescott Community Church is having a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4 in the church sanctuary, 3151 Willow Creek Road. There will be a wide variety of handmade crafts and delicious baked goods, with all proceeds funding equipment and furnishings for the new Faith Center facility. For information, call 445-8008.

Saving Grace Lutheran Church is having a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4, at the log cabin just south of the roundabout on Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

All are welcome to join Beit Torah Jewish Congregation for High Holy Days activities through Oct. 4, which will be at Stepping Stones, room 4, in Prescott Valley this year except where noted otherwise: Rosh Hashanah services 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 26; 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 ansheitorah@cableone.net or visit www.onetorah.org.

Honoring animals of all faiths, the Center for Spiritual Living Prescott annual Pet Blessing will be Sunday, Oct. 5., starting at 1 p.m. with a Pet Processional Parade in the church's parking lot at 3755 Willow Creek Road, immediately across from ERAU. Bring your pets or a photo (present or past). All are welcome. Children from our Youth Ministry will have ribbons available for adorning pets prior to the parade.

Gospel singers The Sampson Family will be at First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley, Sunday, Oct. 5, at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., as well as Monday through Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Their beautiful harmonies and uplifting, toe-tapping music tell of their love of the Lord through song and story. Admission is free.

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 www.gtd.org 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. There will be arts and crafts, household items and food. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, call 636-4184.

Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, is having a "Trunk or Treat" from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. All are welcome. For information, call 772-0703.