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Church News: April 28, 2018

Did you miss the Pesach Seders? If so, you are welcome to join with Rabbi Adele of Beit Torah Jewish Congregation ( for a make-up Seder on Pesach Sheni on Saturday, April 28 or Sunday, April 29. RSVP! Also, the celebration of Lag B’Omer is Wednesday night, May 2, and Thursday, May 3. Please call for details and directions: 928-237-0390, 227-0582 or email

Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, will discuss “The Promise and the Practice” at 10:30 a.m., 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott.

The congregation will take a fearless look at how the Unitarian Universalist faith has battled, and unwarily perpetrated, racism. The deaths of Unitarian Universalists, Rev. James Reeb and Viola Liuzzo during the fight for civil rights in Selma in 1965 recall the dedication of UUs to racial equality. The promise of racial equity within the denomination has been difficult to fully achieve.

For more information about Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism, please visit:

Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present “Update from India – More Changes” at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, April 29, 945 Rancho Vista Road, Prescott. PUUF Member and frequent traveler to India, Marion Pack, will update us on her recent trip after a two-year absence. Multi-talented musician Meg Bohrman will add special music.

Marion Pack has had two great passions in her life, world travel and politics. On this trip to India, she celebrated the twentieth anniversary of her travels there. The first trip began in Nepal traveling with a friend with plans to continue on to India. The friend decided to skip India and Marion continued on. This first trip was in 1998 and she has lost track of the number of her trips since them. Over the years she has seen many changes in India. Many people ask why she keeps returning and the answer is friends! Over the years she has developed deep and lasting relationships with three families.

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

Victory Church of Prescott Valley, at 2851 Mendecino Drive, Unit D (Mendecino and East Valley Road), wants to know, do you want victory in your life? We are a non-denominational Spirit-filled Bible church, specializing in teaching the body of Christ, who they are in Christ Jesus and how to walk in and live in victory every day! Come worship and learn Sundays at 10 a.m. There is coffee, snack, and fellowship before 9 to 9:50 a.m.) Women’s and Men’s Bible Study is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays 10 at Pastors Steven and Linda Boate’s house, 928-775-3314,

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 or contact Jim Flower at 928-273-0400 or

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.

Saturday, May 5, Calvary Chapel of Prescott will host a concert featuring contemporary music artists Mark Schultz, Jonny Diaz, and Justin Unger.

Mark Schultz won the 2005 Dove Award for Mark Schultz Live: A Night of Stories & Songs and was nominated twice in 2010 for Male Artist of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year.

Jonny Diaz is perhaps best known for his singles More Beautiful You and Breathe. In addition to these hits, he has produced a number of albums including his most recent, Everything is Changing.

Justin Unger is a local boy: born in Phoenix and lead worship here in Prescott. Justin is now the Worship Leader at Bethany Baptist in Phoenix. His current album is Always Good.

The concert will start at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., early entry at 6:15 p.m., and VIP Session begins at 5:45 p.m. Tickets run $25 for VIP tickets, early entry is $20, and general admission is $15.

Calvary Chapel Prescott is located at 2313 Hwy 69 in Prescott.

ECKANKAR, The Path of Spiritual Freedom

We cordially invite you, friends, and family to The Sound of Soul Event at the Prescott Public Library on Saturday, May 5. It will be held in the Elsea Conference Room from 10 to 11 a.m.

This is an opportunity to connect one-to-one with friends and neighbors and share spiritual experiences and stories from the heart in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. We will begin with sharing an ancient love song to God, HU (pronounced hue), followed by open spiritual conversation. Light refreshments will be served.

Sound of Soul events are sponsored by Eckankar in Arizona. For further Information on Sound of Soul events, visit:, or call 877-300-4949.

Ice Cream Social with live entertainment 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2077 Brohner Way, Prescott. Temple B’rith Shalom is extending an invitation to the entire Jewish Community in the Quad Cities to join us for “An Afternoon of Entertainment and Sweets.” Temple Members are encouraged to bring Jewish friends. RSVP to

From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, Dr. Thomas Kindell will speak at the Hillside Community Church, 937 Ruth St., Prescott. He will give two talks on the age of the universe and design that proves that evolution did not happen. Dr. Kindell is one of a small number of full-time creation speakers, and has a very polished delivery and the best speaking voice you have ever heard. Quiz and give-aways!

The Prescott Seventh-Day Adventist Church will be hosting a Hawaiian themed event at 4 p.m. May 20, for women and sponsored by Women’s Ministry.

It’s time to put on that Hawaiian dress, or blouse and enjoy good food, inspirational music, fun and Sacred Hula. Lynn Ortel will be the guest speaker. Lynn has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She has served as Director of Communications, Family Ministry, and Children’s Ministry but most of all she loves Jesus! Lynn’s keen sense of humor and her winning personality shine bright when she speaks. The cost for this event including Hawaiian food is $7 per person. Reservations are required by May 13. Call or text 702-378-2358.

Russ Miller is the only full time creation science speaker in Arizona and is now in his 18th year. His web site is:

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 global 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 and be able to defend your faith against the religion of evolution as taught in government schools. There is a trip leaving from Prescott at 8 a.m. and returning at 7 p.m. on May 26, and another one on Sept. 8. To get more info on these trips or to sign up, contact David McNabb at 928-771-1218 or

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

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

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