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The Hasid Center Jewish Congregation, 1300 N. Stoneridge Drive, Prescott Valley, will have a Torah class at noon on Sunday, Nov. 25, with Chabad Rabbi Levertov. For information, call 642-3659.
The Center for Spiritual Living, across from Embry-Riddle in Prescott, presents "The Way," a powerful and inspirational story about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating this ever-changing and complicated world, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. Martin Sheen stars in this movie. His son Emilio Estevez is the director. Discover the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. The movie runs for 121 minutes. A discussion and refreshments of popcorn and water will follow. All are invited. A love offering appreciated. For additional information, call 778-1602.
The Salvation Army sponsors the Christmas Angel Tree at Gateway Mall during mall hours from Nov. 23 through Dec. 20. Angel tags for each child (infant through 12 years old) will list their age and sizes for clothing as well as their wish for a special toy. Anyone in the community may participate in The Salvation Army's mission of "Doing the Most Good" by picking out one or more tags to shop for an individual child. In addition to the Angel Tree, there is a Teen Tree at the mall. Pick a tag and purchase a $35 gift card to be given to a needy teenager. Volunteers are needed to sponsor entire families with gifts and food for the holidays. The Salvation Army distributes your gifts to the family the week before Christmas. This is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals as well as groups and organizations. You get to pick the size of the family you would like to sponsor. Last year 601 families signed up for the Christmas Angel Tree program, which included 1,599 children and teens receiving gifts. For more information on the Christmas Angel Tree program or adopting a family, call 778-0150, or stop by 231 S. Montezuma St. in Prescott.
St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 2062 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley, is having its annual Arts and Crafts show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, and Saturday. Local artists will be selling their wares. There will be homemade baked goods and lunch fare, raffles galore, including donated artwork and items from local businesses.
Trinity Lutheran Women's Missionary League is sponsoring its annual Holiday Craft Show and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will take place in Trinity Hall in the God's World building, 3950 N. Valorie Drive in Prescott Valley. Shop for "Made in the U.S.A." crafts and homemade baked items. Hot dogs and chips will be available. Proceeds go toward various charities and service projects. For more information, call 445-8279.
Jews for Jesus presents "Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles" with Bruce Rapp, is at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 N. Pleasant View Drive, PV. For information, call 772-7218.
Prescott Valley United Methodist Church will host a free presentation by Barbara Kult on "Choosing the Right Senior Facility in Which to Live" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Fellowship Hall, 8944 E. Sommer Drive, Prescott Valley. The event is sponsored by Senior Connections. Bring your own "brown bag lunch." Cookies and drinks will be served. For additional information or directions, call Jeannie Ward at 772-6760.
Come enjoy shopping for hand-crafted treasures and wonderful baked goods. Stop for a bite to eat in the "country café." Christmas Cottage Arts and Crafts Fair is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at First Southern Baptist Church Prescott Valley, 2820 N. Pleasant View Drive, Prescott Valley in the Fellowship Hall. For information, call 772-7218.
Mystical Spiritualist Church's monthly transformation workshops will be gathering at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Nov. 13, Nov. 27 and Dec. 11, at Creekside Center, 337 N. Rush St., Prescott. The monthly spiritual inspiration service is at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of the month and the community healing service is at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of the month. For additional information, call the Rev. John at 776-1686 or Debby at 772-6826 or visit www.mysticalspiritualistchurch.org/SpiritualistCircles.html.
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be presented at Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, 150 Fleury Ave., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays through Nov. 13. For information and to sign up, visit www.daveramsey.com. The class will show how to get rid of debt, manage money, spend and save wisely, and much more. The fee is $95 and includes classroom materials, membership kit and lifetime access to online resources. Information is also available by calling 445-3141.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Women's Missionary League and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are hosting a two-day Christmas bazaar, bake sale, quilt raffle and silent auction, on Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will take place in the Church Fellowship Hall, at 1202 Green Lane, off Willow Creek Road in Prescott. There will be many handcrafted items, homemade candies, cookies, cakes, bread and pies. Proceeds from the sale will benefit several local charities in the greater Prescott area and mission projects.
The Lord's Church, a non-denominational church, meets at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Haas Chapel on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University campus, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. For additional information, call Gary at 480-560-0139.
"God of Second Chances," a Women of the Word Bible Study taught by Chris Boelter, will be from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. every Thursday at the First Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. All are welcome. Registration, detailed brochures, scholarships and childcare through 2 years of age are available by calling the church office at 445-1136.
The weekly AWANA, a weekly Bible club for children, is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, at the Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive in Prescott Valley. Children from age 3 through sixth grade are welcome to join. AWANA emphasizes Bible lessons; game time and refreshments are a part of the weekly meetings. Transportation within Prescott Valley is available, free upon request. For more information, call the church at 772-9206.
Canyon Bible Church, formerly Harvest Bible Chapel, is a non-denominational church whose members meet at 6711 E. 2nd St., near Anytime Fitness in Prescott Valley. Pastored by Jon Gaus, the church has weekly worship services at 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday. Sunday School for children age 2 through fifth grade is available every service, as well as a full-service nursery. For information about mid-high, high school, senior ministry and men's and women's ministries, contact the church office at 771-2450.
Mountain Valley Church of God, 8123 E. Manley Drive, Prescott Valley, has a divorce care recovery class at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, call 772-5713. Join the new OASIS (Older Adults Still In Service) group at Mountain Valley Church of God, 8123 E. Manley Drive in Prescott Valley. For more information, call 772-5713.
A co-ed class for all ages titled "Single and Single Again" is 9:30 a.m. Sundays at First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 Pleasant View Drive in Prescott Valley. For more information, contact Marty Leveron at 237-5446.
Mingus Mountain Church of Christ, 7120 E. Pav Way, Suite 102, in Prescott Valley, offers 9:20 a.m. Bible class and 10:20 a.m. services on Sundays. Wednesday Bible class is at 6 p.m. For more information, call 776-5679 or 772-6301 or visit www.mingusmountainchurchofchrist.com.
Buddhist meditation by Peg Travers is from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. For additional information, call 778-3000.
Learn sign language with Ann Evans at 6 p.m. Mondays at the First Southern Baptist Church, 2820 Pleasant View Drive in Prescott Valley. Beginners are welcome. "Signing Made Easy" books are $15, but are not necessary. For additional information, call Ann at 277-1872.
Thomas E. Thomas hosts on Access 13 TV a presentation on Book of Revelations and the "end times." Tune in or log onto www.access13.org at 8 a.m. Saturdays. For information, call 445-0909.
Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have lost a child at any age or however long ago, meets the second Tuesday of each month at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. Pastor Carol Mumford leads the group, and any community member who has lost a child may attend. This is just one of the support groups that meets each month at PUMC. Other groups offer support for those with health issues such as breathing problems, cancer, depression and fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue. Contact the church office at 778-1950 for more information about these groups.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott, is having a Concordia Bible Study using the Book of Concord, The Lutheran Confessions. This Bible study will take place every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at Shepherd in the Fellowship Hall. Call 778-9122.
Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, presents "The Truth Project" from 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday. For information, call 772-0703.
Join the Garchen Prescott Sangha for meditation, teaching, book study group and chanting the first four Wednesdays of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Tibet Gallery, 209 W. Gurley, Prescott. For information, call 775-5391 or 777-8604. All are welcome; no prior study needed.
Prescott First Church of the Nazarene, 2110 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, presents "Bad Girls of the Bible." Women everywhere marvel at those "good girls" in scripture - Sarah, Mary, Esther - but what about Jezebel, Lot's wife and Delilah? Learn about 10 "other women" in the Bible. Learn from their mistakes and choose a better path. Chris Boelter is the teaching leader. This Bible study meets 9:15 a.m. Thursdays. Scholarships for class materials are available and free childcare provided. For registration, go by the church office at 2110 Willow Creek Road in Prescott or call 445-1136. There are so many jobless, homeless and hungry people out there, and prayer is the only thing that will get our country back on track. Come pray at Bethel Baptist Church, 6901 E. Horizon Lane in Prescott Valley at 10 a.m. every Saturday. For more information and directions, call Jeanette at 775-3112.
The Prescott Zen Center, founded by Charlotte Joko Beck, offers sitting meditation on Thursdays from 5:15 to 7 p.m. On Sundays, meditation is from 9:45 a.m. to noon. Individual interviews and talks/discussions will take place regularly. For additional information and location, call Nan at 717-2717.
All for Him Bible study meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Meals on Wheels. For information, call Larry at 899-4453.
Awakening Awareness Discussion Group meets Mondays to enhance one's understanding. For information, call 771-0535.
Course in Miracles Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Church of Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. For information, call 778-1602.
Spiritual Awakening Fellowship meets at 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Territorial Courthouse (fitness gym), 130 N. Cortez, Prescott. For information, call 443-1580.
Spiritual Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call George at 771-9426 for information and location.
Urantia Book Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1133 Copper Canyon Drive, Prescott. For information, call Jean Painter at 925-5827.
Spiritual 12-Step Study meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays, biblical perspective, 2113 E. Highway 69, Prescott. Information: Bill, 273-0032.
Oneness Blessing meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Creekside Center, 377 N. Rush St., Prescott. Information: 777-8877.
Personal Peace Meditation meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at The Grove, 119 Grove Ave., Prescott. Information: the Rev. Doina Marie Barkhaus at 602-978-5640 or email email@example.com.
Spiritual Movie Night meets at 7 p.m. on the third Friday at the Unity Church, 145 S. Arizona Ave., Prescott. Love offering appreciated. Information: 445-1850.
Taize Service Meditation and Song is at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. For additional information, call the church at 445-4555 or visit www.FccUccPrescott.org.
Riders for Christ, Arizona Equestrian Ministries International, meet for a ride on the fourth Saturday. Information: Andee, 623-374-0857, or William, 602-980-7156.
Healing Prayer Circle meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at 143 N. McCormick, Prescott. Information: 445-6506 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judian Society has spiritual, religious and self-help materials available at St. Jude's Possible Shop in Prescott. All proceeds benefit women and children of the area in crisis. St. Jude's is a support program of Judian Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, call 778-2725.