All are welcome to participate in celebrating with Beit Torah Jewish Congregation the ordination of Rabbi Dr. Plotkin with a Kabbalat Shabbat dinner service, good food, good friends and good songs in Prescott, 6:30 p.m. July 26. For further details and directions, call 237-0390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 Sommer Drive, is having its "Christmas in July" Arts and Crafts Faire from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available. Vendor spaces are still available. Call Jeannie at 772-6760.
"Heaven Invading Earth" is a free four-day prophetic conference at 6 p.m. through July 28, with day sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, and a 10 a.m. Sunday, July 28, session at Centerpoint Church, 1959 Commerce Center Circle in Prescott. (Sorry, no childcare for this event). Speakers include Jamie Galloway and Timothy and Elizabeth Berry. Call 514-4781 or visit www.centerpointchurchprescott.com.
Mountain View Baptist Church will host a gospel music concert with "Nehemiah 4:20" from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 28. Admission is free but a love offering will be gratefully accepted. Mountain View Baptist Church is located at 395 Pony Place in Dewey. For information, call 632-5787.
A meditation and personal development group led by the Rev. John M. Kohlenberger meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., in the Elsea Conference Room. The meditation circles focus on expanding our boundaries by being exposed to new ideas, then taking time to slow down and relax into a meditative state in which we connect with our own personal inner guidance. For additional information, visit www.SpiritualHealingArts/calssesandprograms.html or call 776-1686.
On Wednesday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to noon, drop your kids off at the Quad-City Vineyard for "Camping Under the Stars" Vacation Bible School, 9100 N. Poquito Valley Road (Viewpoint Road turns into Poquito going north). It is run by college students and is open to pre-school through elementary school kids. For information, call 772-8477. There is no charge to attend.
Community Bible study informational coffees will be 10 a.m. Aug. 21 at Calvary Chapel Desert Hills, 711 E. Carefree Highway, Suite 120, Phoenix. For information, call Lois at 623-271-3066.
Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church has nursery and children's programs at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service. They meet at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.
Join the 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.
W.O.W., Woman of Worth meets 9 a.m. the third Saturday at Prickly Pear Restaurant, 3101 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. Mentor, Patty Betrue shares "Secrets" to being the confident woman.
Men's "'Brexfast' of Champions" is at 7 a.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Prickly Pear Restaurant, 3101 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley. A life coach and Mentor shares powerful information. For additional information, call Norm at 710-3976.
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.
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 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, 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.
Urantia Book Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1133 Copper Canyon Drive, Prescott. For information, call Jean at 925-5827.