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9/3/2013 9:58:00 AM
Williams church news: week of Sept. 4
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Community United Methodist Church

"But the fruit of the spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithful ness, Gentleness, and Self-control, against such things there is no law." This was the scripture used by our guest speaker, Steve Andros. He spoke specifically on "Patience's", and it was from First Timothy, chapter 1, verses 15-16 and was titled "Wait for it". Music was provided by Becky Nelson and James Justin. They were all filling in while Pastor Billy was on a Mission trip to Alaska. Also helping was Ginger as worship leader.

The kids are back in school and new classes for Sunday School have begun. Now is the time to come to class so you will be right on track.

Weekly calendar: Monday-6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, Tuesday-1-3 p.m. Not Sew Perfect Quilters, Wednesday-6 p.m. Soup/Salad dinner followed at 7 p.m. with the Recharge study at 7 p.m., Thursday-9:30 a.m. Women's Bible study, 6 p.m. Youth Group, Saturday-7 a.m., Men's Ministry and 9 a.m. workday at the Church with focus on painting the outside of the Church, Sunday-8:45 a.m. Adult Bible study, 9:50 a.m. prayer before Worship, 10 a.m. Worship and Young Disciples Church followed at 11:30 a.m. with Fellowship.

Williams CUMC is located at the corner of S. 2nd St. and Sherman St. For more information call (928) 635- 2511. Email address is, and the Web site is

Family Harvest Church

Pastor Tim Milner and David Gutshall invite you and your family to be our guest every week. We have something for the whole family. We are a Christ centered church. Loving people and bringing them into a relationship with God through His Son Jesus Christ is what we are all about. We have Spirit filled worship led by Lance Beavers, and a message that will speak truth into your life. We believe that everyone can be a part of the Family of God and each one has a purpose to fulfill for Him. Everyone, no matter what or where you come from, is welcomed and will be loved, because He first loved us.

Our weekly schedule includes -

• Sunday - 10:30 a.m., Worship and Word; 11 a.m., Kids Church; 6 p.m. Evening Service, last Sunday night of the month community service.

• Monday - 4:30 p.m., Women's Bible Study; 5:30 p.m., Youth Leadership Development; 6:30 p.m., Youth Group with live music from the Beavers Boys.

• Tuesday - 10 a.m., Bible study at the Torrez home.

• Wednesday - 6 p.m., Life Lessons.

• Thursday - Youth Leadership Development, 5:30 p.m.; Youth Live Worship by the Beavers Boys, 7 p.m.

• Sunday - 6 p.m., Bible study at the Torrez home.

Last Thursday of the month is Ladies Mission to Hope Cottage in Flagstaff. Third Wednesday and last Thursday of the month is Sunshine Rescue Mission to feed and teach about the love of Christ.

Family Harvest is located at 220 S. Seventh St. More information is available at (928) 635-5208.

St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church

"Be my strong rock, a castle to keep me safe; you are my crag and my stronghold." Psalm 71: 2

Our worship service on Sunday, Sept. 8 will be at Shoshoni Point at the Grand Canyon. All who wish to attend, please meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. We will carpool from there to the Canyon.

Bishop Kirk will be coming from Phoenix to preach. He will also be giving the rites of confirmation to members of St. Andrews, Sedona who will also being joining us. After the worship service, we will have a pot-luck picnic. Please bring a food item to share.

The Sunday morning book study will resume on September 18 at 9 a.m. The book being studied is "Where God was Born: A Daring Adventure Through the Bibles Greatest Stories" by Bruce Feiler.

The book study on "The Gospel of Thomas" meets each Thursday at 9:30am in Walker Hall.

Our new choir is now practicing each Tuesday at 5:15 pm until about 6:45 pm. Anyone interested in being in the choir, please contact George Sunday morning. The choir has been singing each Sunday at the offertory. We now have two new members since we began which is great.

Members of the community and visitors are cordially invited to join us going to the Grand Canyon. Just make sure you are at the church at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 to follow everyone there.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Make a friend, be a friend, bring a friend to Christ!

Visiting Route 66: come on by and visit our beautiful St. Joseph's church!

Fr. Kilian McCaffrey and all the parish warmly invite you to visit and join us for Mass.

Welcome to our summer visitors to Williams from all places, states and nations.

Come to the Feast! Friday, Sept. 6 is our internationally-famous, legendary Community Dinner, featuring Indian curry and Texas Chili and cornbread. East meets west!

We also have regular Masses on Route 66 in Ash Fork and in Seligman.

Visitors, come join us for our regular schedule of Masses, Prayer & Worship:

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer & 9 a.m. Mass; 5 p.m. Mass (Bilingual).

Friday: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer & 9 a.m. Mass; 4 p.m. Holy Hour & Benediction, 5 p.m. Mass (Bilingual).

Saturday: 3 p.m. Confessions; Holy Rosary 4:30 p.m.; 5 p.m. Mass in English; Misa en Español.

Sunday: Holy Rosary 7:30 a.m.; 8 a.m. Mass in English.

Special Events:

Mass at St. Anne Mission in Ash Fork: Sunday, 10 a.m.; Thursday, 5 p.m.

Mass at St. Francis Parish in Seligman: Sunday, noon, Wednesday, noon.

Saturday, Aug. 31-join the Knights of Columbus and our ministry in helping with our float in this year's Williams Labor Day parade.

St. Joseph's is located at 900 W. Grant Ave. The Parish Office is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Friday. More information is available at (928) 635-2430.

First Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to come and be a part of the exciting ministry of First Baptist Church in Williams. Our mission is to change hearts and change lives, one soul at a time! We do this by standing on the truth uncompromised. First Baptist Church is a Christ-centered Church that preaches and teaches the Word of God with compassion and encouragement, as well as a true understanding of the world we live in today. We lift up the Lord Jesus Christ with an exciting mix of music and the uncompromised preaching of His Word. Our prayer is that no one would leave the same as they came in. We believe fully that lives and hearts can and will be touched by Christ each and every time we are together.

Multiple services, classes and Bible studies are offered throughout the week. So come and get plugged in and enhance your spiritual walk today. Our church body is rapidly growing. We invite the entire community to come and experience God here at First Baptist Church. We offer something for every age and provide nursery for the little ones at each service. Call the office or stop by for a visit with the Pastor. We look forward to seeing you soon. May you have a blessed week in the Lord!

Weekly events include:

• Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship service, nursery provided; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school (all ages); 11 a.m. children's church.

• Monday - 6:30 p.m. Men's Bible Study at the church.

• Tuesday - 10 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. 6:30 p.m., Mid-week service, nursery provided.

• Wednesday - 10 a.m. Ladies Bible Study; 6:30 p.m. Youth Group at the church.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

We welcome you to our church. Our activities include:

• Wednesday, 7 p.m., Cub Scout Pack No. 138 (8-11 years), Boy Scout Troop No. 138 (12-17 years), Young Men/Young Women (12-17 years), and Achievement Day Girls (8-11 years).

• Sunday - 10 a.m., Sacrament Meeting; 11:20 a.m. Sunday School, Primary and Nursery; and 12:10 p.m. Priesthood, Relief Society and Young Men/Young Women.

Northwoods Assembly of God

Northwoods Assembly extends a warmhearted invitation for you and your family to attend the fellowship's Sunday Morning Celebration Service. Northwoods is a fellowship of people that celebrates the relevant, life-giving message of Jesus. You can expect a warm, friendly welcome, passionate worship, timely Biblical messages, and unconditional acceptance.

Northwoods is a group of people that together, are finding vibrant relationships, healthy families, and a profound relationship with God.

Northwoods AG invites you to Weekly Fellowship -

• Sundae's on Wednesday's is an informal Bible Study that explores the Christian faith through open and frank discussions as Pastor Scott leads us through in an inductive, interactive Bible study of Ephesians. This six-week series is an in-depth study of the Scriptures as the Bible reveals the Holy Spirit. Bring the whole family for salad and ice cream sundaes at 6 p.m.; Bible discussion - 6:20-7:45 p.m. Young adult fellowship is meeting now.

• Pastor's Coffee - Sunday 9:30 a.m. Join pastor for coffee and pastry. Pastor's Coffee is an informal get together for guests and visitors to visit and ask questions about the Assembly of God fellowship and our local church.

• Celebration Service - Sundays 10 a.m. Passionate worship and relevant, Biblical messages. Join us for a walk though the Kingdom of God as Jesus shared in the NT Parables.

For more information please call (928) 635-8911 or follow us on Facebook at Northwoods AG-Williams. Check out our new website at

Calvary Chapel Williams

Calvary Chapel welcomes you to be part of our contemporary Sunday worship service. We offer a casual, come as you are atmosphere and verse by verse teaching of God's Word.

Sunday service begins at 10 a.m. Pastor Mike is currently teaching through the book of Galatians. We offer nursery, a VBS style Sunday School and youth group.

This week's regularly scheduled events include:

Wednesday - Midweek Bible Study at 7 p.m. Pastor Dave is leading the group through the Book of Proverbs. Come join in the discussion; grow in Christ! Sorry, no childcare provided at this time.

For those wishing to spend more time in prayer, we invite you to join us every Sunday morning at 9 a.m.

The church is located at 106 S. 9th St, behind the Family Dollar Store. For more information call (928) 635-1597.

Jehovah's Witnesses

The Jehovah's Witnesses warmly welcome you to their weekly Bible meetings:

• Sunday - Bible discourse, 10 a.m.; Watchtower study, Matthew 6:10.

• Thursday - Theocratic Ministry School, Congregation Bible Study, service meeting, 7:30 p.m., John 6:45.

All meetings are held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 5495 N. Sunset Strip, and are open to the public.

Canyon Chapel - a Foursquare Church

Join us Sunday mornings for our Celebration Service at 10 a.m. with KIDS church after worship.

Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. our youth group Y-Force meets.

Our Spanish Bible study meets Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

Editor's note: all church news is submitted by local congregation members.

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