Church News: Week of Nov. 30, 2019
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November is National Homeless Awareness Month. Homelessness is attacking families in great proportions. This year alone Prescott-area schools have 110 students who are labeled homeless. Contact Agape House of Prescott and help get homeless people off the streets and into homes. For more information, AgapeHousePrescott.org, 928-910-1089.
Temple B’rith Shalom, Prescott – Please join us for Saturday morning Shabbat services with Torah reading at 10 a.m. Parashat Toldot Rosh Chodesh. Call 928-708-0018 for details.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church - Join us at our new worship times! Our traditional service is at 8:30 a.m. and our contemporary service is at 10:30 a.m. Our Saturday evening worship is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. All are welcome!
Firm Foundation Bible Church - You are welcome in our family at Firm Foundation Bible Church, Sunday mornings at 10. Enjoy great expository preaching and warm fellowship. Children are welcome and loved. We’re located at 8933 Florentine Road in Prescott Valley.
Chino Valley United Methodist Church – Worship Services, 9 and 11 a.m.; Sunday School – Youth, 9:15 a.m., and Adults, 10 a.m. Adult Bible Study – Mondays, 10 a.m. Combined Services Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. “Lessons & Carols.” Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. All are welcome!
Shabbat Toldot – Please note all activities for Beit Torah Jewish Congregation, www.onetorah.org, are temporarily canceled as Rabbi heals from injuries in a recent car collision. Phone discussions and consultations possible. Topic this week: inheritances. For details, please call: 928-237-0390, 227-0582 or email email@example.com.
Saving Grace LCMS, 440 W Palomino Road, Chino Valley – You are welcome to 10 a.m. Sunday Worship, 11 a.m. Fellowship and 11:30 a.m. a “Closer Look at the Lessons for this First Sunday in Advent.” Mid-Week Advent Worship is Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18 at 4:30 p.m. The theme will be “Behold the Child.” 928-636-9533. savinggracelutherancvaz.org. Prepare your hearts for Christmas!
Christmas in Harmony - 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at Granite Peak U.U. Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. The Silver Tales Readers Theater Ensemble will present a short play. Our holiday services use the stories and traditions of the season to call to our deeper humanity and our commitment to the good.
Unity of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave. – Join us this Sunday for Rev. Tom Catlin’s message “Thanksgiving Leftovers.” 928-445-1850, unityprescott.org. Sunday Services at 9 and 11 a.m. Youth ministry at 11. We envision a world joyfully transformed through spiritual awakening.
2nd annual Drive Thru Christmas Story Event will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, 6901 E. Horizon Lane in Prescott Valley, Dec. 20 through Dec. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 928-772-7602 for more details.
Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, will be offering “A Service of Solace & Hope” on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. The service provides an opportunity for remembering and healing for those challenged by loss of any kind. Call 928-778-1950 with any questions.
The Center for Spiritual Living, an inclusive spiritual community, honors all faiths with inspirational programs nurturing personal transformation. Sunday Meditation at 10 followed by Service featuring inspiring local musicians at 10:30. Youth Program also at 10:30 Sunday, coffee, refreshments and fellowship after service. 3755 Willow Creek Road, www.CSLPrescott.org, 928-778-1602.
Solid Rock Christian Fellowship, 148 S. Marina St. Prescott, 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. Thanksgiving behind, Christmas ahead, “There is a Reason For The Season.” Join us for Bible-based services, Spirited SS classes for adult seniors with coffee and snacks, 10:30 a.m. God has a plan for us all.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott, presents the Advent Cantata “And There Was Light” by Joseph M. Martin on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 9 and 11 a.m. Come listen to this beautiful cantata performed by our choir and guest orchestra to experience the true meaning of Christmas.
American Lutheran Church presents Walk Through Bethlehem – a Christmas experience for the community. Performances on Dec. 4, 7 and 8 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; and Dec. 5 and 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Guided tours help guests relive the sights, sounds and smells of Bethlehem. Indoor seating available.
Prescott Valley United Methodist Church Bake Sale and Stocking Stuffer sale. Come and find everything you need, great baked goods and stocking stuffer gifts, too. Saturday Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 8944 E. Sommer Drive, 928-772-6366.
Come to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott, for beautiful gift baskets, $10 to $50 and homemade baked goods on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Our cookbooks also make great stocking stuffers and hostess gifts. All proceeds support local nonprofit organizations.
Mark your calendars now for Yule Fest 2019 “What Sweeter Music” featuring music from around the world Saturday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. at American Lutheran Church. Free admission; freewill offering received. Join the 45-voice choir, handbells, pipe organ and full chamber orchestra to celebrate Christ’s birth.
Ecumenical Christmas Eve Service, 3 p.m. Communion Service at The Church of the Nazarene, 3741 N. Constance Drive, Prescott Valley; 6 p.m. Candlelight Service at PV United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive, Prescott Valley. All are welcome.
Register now for the winter session of Women of Wisdom, sponsored by American Lutheran Church, beginning Jan. 8. Rhonda Trammel will present the first-hour teaching, “God of Wonders.” The second-hour class schedule is available online at www.americanlutheran.net/american-lutheran-church-links/women-of-wisdom. Classes fill fast; register now. Free childcare available.
Enjoy a FREE, low impact, high energy cardio class with easy routines and Christian music. It’s every Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at Prescott Christian Church, 501 S. Senator Highway. Women of all faiths and churches are welcome. No registration needed. For more information, call 928-445-0680.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, “A Traditional Anglican Church,” 600 W. Hillside Ave., Prescott, services: Sunday Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday Morning Prayer & Communion, 9:30 a.m. with Evening Prayer & Deacon’s Mass at 5:30 p.m. Come worship with us! Questions? Call Rev. Jerry Ellington at 479-426-2091.
The Christian Science Society, 410 E. Gurley St., Prescott, invites you to Sunday services and Sunday School at 10 a.m., and Wednesday testimonial meetings at 1 p.m. The Reading Room, where literature is available to read, borrow or purchase, is open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome!