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Church News: May 5, 2018

The topic at Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s 11 a.m. service is “The Call of the Camino, A Sacred Journey as a Rite of Passage.” Granite Peak UU Congregation member, Molly Divine, will take us on her spiritual journey as she walks the 500-mile route of St. Francis on the Camino de Santiago. Singer/guitarist, Marlee Terry will provide the music for the service.

In 2014, to commemorate her 65th birthday, she walked solo 500 miles on the Camino Frances path of the Camino de Santiago from Southern France to Santiago, Spain. The pilgrimage took 42 days to complete, which provided lots of time for reflection.

You are invited at 9:30 a.m. to the UU Justice AZ update with Rev. Lisa prior to the worship service at 10:30 a.m.

The mission of UUJAZ is to engage Arizona Unitarian Universalists in justice making through strengthening congregational social justice ministries, connecting UU activists and congregations across the state, partnering with like-minded justice organizations, and empowering Unitarian Universalists to work for socially just public policy.

Rev. Lisa McDaniel-Hutchings is a life-long Unitarian Universalist. She was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister in April 2013. Rev. Lisa has been an executive director of Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona (UUJAZ), the justice and advocacy network established in 2014. She shared this role with Paul


Rev. Lisa McDaniel-Hutchings

Mitchell for the first year and a third. Rev. Lisa also serves as the Community Minister in Affiliation with the UU Congregation of Green Valley in Amado. She is the board president of the national UU coalition of state action networks, CUUSAN. Her spiritual practice is hiking the Sonoran Desert and the sky islands around Tucson.

She is a member of Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, the Prescott AAUW (American Association of University Women) and the YMCA. She loves spending time with family and friends, hiking, reading and travel, not necessarily in that order.

Mount Zion Tabernacle will have a Community Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Mountain Valley Park, 8600 E. Nace Lane, Prescott Valley. Live music, vendor booths, raffles and food. For information or a booth, contact Miyoshi at 503-830-3345.

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 Highway 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.

All are welcome to join with Rabbi Adele of Beit Torah Jewish Congregation ( in starting a weekly lunch Torah study group in Chino Valley. Please call for details and directions: 928-237-0390, 928-227-0582 or email

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 City Area 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 Town Choir of the Phoenix Boys Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, Prescott. The Town Choir presents sacred music, classic American melodies and even rock standards. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.

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.

St. Luke’s Native American Ministry 2nd Quarterly Public Presentation featuring Fil (Yoimasa) Kewanyama: Hopi who becomes U.S. Army Veteran and artist Fil Kewanyama is an award-winning Hopi artist and a U.S. Army veteran. He grew up on the Hopi reservation where he assimilated a history and a culture of art that never left him. “As kids growing up on Hopi land I think all of us grew up learning because it is connected to our ceremonial way of life. We learn colors, images and meanings,” Mr. Kewanyama says, “What inspires me the most is who I am as a Hopi, our ceremonial way of life and the spirituality.”

His military service didn’t allow much time for his art, but he was still relatively young at retirement and he re-immersed himself into the culture of “The People of Peace” — the ceremonies, the recognition of sanctity of water and all nature

that surrounds and sustains us … and the art.

Through his art, Fil hopes to bring understanding between the Hopi and the non-Hopi. From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, he will present his unique story with a one-hour talk, followed by a 30-minute dialogue with the audience. Selected pieces of his work will be on display. The public is invited and there is no admission charge.

The program is presented by the Native American Ministry committee at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherd’s Lane, Prescott. Go north on Highway 89, pass the airport and turn right onto Ruger Road. Our mission is building bridges of understanding through learning, caring, respecting and interacting.

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 five 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 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, please contact Pastor Erich Sokoloski through the church office at 445-4348, ext. 305 or

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