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Church News: Week of April 21, 2018

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will be holding its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 and 21 at 1202 Green Lane. Beautiful handmade items will be displayed by 18 local vendors. These will make great gifts for Mothers’ Day, Father’s Day and graduation. In addition, a variety of homemade baked goodies will be available each day and a light lunch will be served for purchase. All proceeds for this event will benefit our mission projects in the tri-city area. For more information, please call Jan Krebs at 928-778-1672 or the church office at 928-778-9122.

What is this “shift in consciousness” everyone is talking about? It is the human being awakening from unconscious behavior to conscious behavior. But it is far more than behavior. It goes to the very core of what you are. Join evidential medium and spiritual teacher Suzanne Giesemann for a magical, mystical look at the two levels of reality and how you as a soul flow within both of them.

Learn how you can accelerate your personal shift and live consciously, including Suzanne’s proven seven-step method for making the connection with higher consciousness.

Minimum donation of $25 per person collected at the door.

The workshop is from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Unity of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave., Prescott, For more information, call 928-445-1850.

American Lutheran Youth now meet on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Rock located across the street from Prescott High School, 655 Talwatha Drive. At weekly ALC Youth Nights, middle school and high school-aged students enjoy engaging worship, music, fun games, relevant teaching, and small group break-out sessions. For more information, contact Pastor Erich Sokoloski through the church office at 928-445-4348, ext. 305 or erich@americanlutheran.net. www.americanlutheran.net.

Hillside Community Church of God is having a Spring Festival, Saturday, April 21. We are located at 937 Ruth St., Prescott. The Arts and Craft Fair, Rummage and Bake sale hours will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carnival with free bounce house and free carnival games, free food including hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We welcome the entire community! Please come out and enjoy the fun!

Come join us for a Praise and Worship Concert! Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, 928-778-1950, will be holding a Free Praise and Worship Concert from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21. There will be singing, dancing, and wonderful music brought to you by the Prescott United Methodist Church, St. Luke Ebony Christian Church, World Deliverance Outreach Ministries and other special guests. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to have a wonderful experience of music and worship. A love Offering will be taken.

Jane’s Hope is a Christian ministry open to women who have relinquished a child through abortion or adoption, to share, heal, support each other, and experience forgiveness through Jesus Christ. The next meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at The Porch, 226 Montezuma St. For more information, please contact Prescott Christian Church at 928-445-0680, or email maryannwinslow1@gmail.com.

Hillside Community Church of God’s Spring Festival will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at 937 Ruth St., Prescott. There will be an arts and craft fair, rummage and bake sale. There will also be a carnival with free bounce house and free carnival games. Free food including hot dogs, popcorn and drinks will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mount Zion Tabernacle would like to invite everyone to come worship and receive the word of God at our new location, starting Sunday, April 22, at 2797 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Service time is at 11:30 a.m., which includes children’s church and nursery. Contact Pastor Michael at 602-350-7362 for more information.

Join the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott, to “Appreciate Your Life.”

Rev. Farley of Sedona, will reflect on what we can learn about living full lives from those who are dying. He will share from his life and from the author, Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

The Reverend Glenn Coleman Farley has served as the consulting minister to the Sedona UU Fellowship since 2012, the year he was fellowshipped and ordained.

Before his call to ministry, Glenn spent six years working in the investment industry, Glenn completed chaplaincy training in Hawaii and a student ministry internship in New Jersey.

Glenn is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist, born into the Unitarian Society of Germantown, Philadelphia, and raised at Cedar Lane UU Church in Bethesda, Maryland.

Glenn is a graduate of University of Maryland, College Park (B.A., 2000) and Starr King School for the Ministry (M. Div, 2010).

Looking for a great activity for Earth Day? Join us for the special Earth Day Event “Acting on Our Values: Simple Ways We Can Save the Earth.” This special workshop will be part of the 11 a.m. service at Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 945 Rancho Vista Drive, Prescott. Mark Matthewson, pianist extraordinaire, will be the featured musician.

While politicians dither, deny, and debate, the rest of us can take easy, concrete steps that

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together have a huge impact on our planet. Environmental advocate, Edward Hamilton will lead a workshop addressing simple actions we all can take to protect the Earth.

Hamilton, a highly engaging speaker, has worked for many years on behalf of the environment. His career has included work with state and federal environmental agencies, as well as advocacy groups including Sierra Club and regional conservation groups. He also draws on years of international experience looking at environmental problems in Asia and the Middle East.

American Lutheran Church’s “Young At Heart” (YAH) ministry for seniors meets on Tuesday, April 24, in the Fellowship Hall, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott, with lunch served at noon ($5/person). Featured entertainment will be the ever-popular gospel quartet, Bound for Glory, bringing inspirational music and an uplifting message. All ages are invited to join us. www.americanlutheran.net or 928-445-4348.

American Lutheran Church’s Sunday morning opportunity for families continues through May 13. “Rock Solid Families” is for families with children age toddler through sixth grade, meeting at The Rock, 655 Talwatha Drive, Prescott. Continental breakfast served from 8:30 to 9 a.m., followed by family education/activities from 9 to 10 a.m. — songs, scripture lessons, games and crafts! Theme: “Jesus is the Rock of Our Salvation.” RSVP to the ALC office, or for more info: 928-445-4348. www.americanlutheran.net.

“Food, Faith and Climate Change” – Arizona Interfaith Power and Light, in cooperation with Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, is pleased to present a three-part series and discussion on the connections between food, faith and climate change at 6 p.m. April 25 and May 9. Please contact the church office to reserve your place, 928-772-1950. This will be a wonderful opportunity to dialogue on the role of food in our faith and culture and the impact of our entire food system, from seed to table, on climate change, with a look into how changing our lifestyle and eating practices will heal and save the planet. Learn how local groups are involved in making a difference on these important issues. Join us for fellowship and inspiration.

Spring Creation Science Seminar, 1 to 3 p.m. April 29, at Chino Valley Family Church, 718 Hwy. 89.

The speaker is David Larsen, expert on the flood and Noah’s ark. He has been to Mt. Ararat 13 times searching for the ark and has amazing stories to share that you won’t want to miss. There will be a Q & A session after his talk. Bring any students you can – all students get a free creation DVD or book and a huge shortbread cookie for attending! Science & Bible quiz. Prize for farthest traveled to get there and for the largest group there. No charge, but there will be a free will offering for the speaker.

From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, Mountain View Baptist Church, 395 Pony Place, Dewey, will host a Gospel Music Concert with “Bound 4 glory.” They are a quartet that plays locally. You will most certainly love them and their music. You are invited to join us for a fun evening. Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted.

There will be a National Day of Prayer, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., May 3, at Prescott Downtown Courthouse (North side), 101 E. Gurley St.

It’s time for the 67th National Day of Prayer. The local Prescott Committee would like to invite you, your family and Church to come together for an Evening Community Prayer Event.

In 1952 Harry S. Truman signed a proclamation so all Americans will gather to pray. This privilege is also a commandment from God. So please plan to join us as we gather for prayer.

Many local leaders will lead us in prayer for public entities to include our Federal, State and Local Governments including our courts, First Responders, also our Churches, the unborn and needy.

We are asking attendees to bring a non-perishable food item to help with the local food banks.

For more information, visit www.NationalDayOfPrayer.org or contact Jim Flower at 928-273-0400 or jimflower803@gmail.com.

Spring Craft Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Faith United Community Church

1061 Old Chisholm Trail (in Prescott Country Club). There will be 40 vendors with craft and gift items (Mother’s Day?), sewn goods, seasonal items, hats, purses, wood products, homemade breads, paintings, jewelry (all types), jams, blankets, T-shirts, bakery, and much more!

Sloppy Joes and beverages will be served. There will also be a 50-50 cash raffle!

For more information, call Andrea at 928-775-6866.

Russ Miller is the only full time creation science speaker in Arizona and is now in his 18th year. His web site is: www.creationministries.org. There is a full time creation scientist in Arizona - Dr. Kevin Anderson, who runs the Creation Research Society lab just north of Chino Valley, and can be reached at 928-636-1153. His web site is www.creationresearch.org. The difference being that a creation speaker is primarily a communicator of the science that supports the Biblical accounts of creation and the global flood, and a creation scientist is primarily doing research, writing and field work on these evidences (like digging up over 50 dinosaur bones and examining the soft tissue, red blood cells and DNA in them, showing that they are less than 1,000 years old.)

As well as speaking at churches, camps and conferences, Russ Miller shares this information on all day creation tours of the Grand Canyon, where he shows proof that the global flood created the Grand Canyon in only days, and not the millions of years, as we are told. He shows where the strata layers that have been deposited by the flood meets the creation rock, or where judgment meets creation as he likes to say.

This trip is the best way to learn creation science. There is a trip leaving from Prescott at 8 a.m. and returning at 7 p.m. on May 26, and another one on Sep. 8. To get more information on these trips or to sign up, contact David McNabb at 928-771-1218 or mcnabbprescott@aol.com.

American Lutheran Church is now accepting registration for this year’s Vacation Bible School program, “Shipwrecked.” Classes for kids age 3 (toilet-trained) through students entering grade 5 will run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8. Cost per child is only $25; t-shirts are available for $10; CDs of all the fun music are $6. Kids at Shipwrecked VBS will join a mission effort to provide for seeds for families in Haiti to grow food. For more information, or for registration forms, visit the church office, or go online at www.americanlutheran.net/vbs/.

American Lutheran Youth now meet on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Rock located across the street from Prescott High School. (655 Talwatha Dr.) At weekly ALC Youth Nights, middle school and high school-aged students enjoy engaging worship, music, fun games, relevant teaching, and small group break-out sessions. For more information, please contact Pastor Erich Sokoloski through the church office at 445-4348, ext. 305 or erich@americanlutheran.net. www.americanlutheran.net.

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