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2/4/2014 10:07:00 AM
Williams church news: week of Feb. 5
Williams-Grand Canyon News


Community United Methodist Church

Due to the restoration of our 125 year old Sanctuary, Worship services are being held in the social Hall. Workers are diligently working to refurbish the foundation and Sanctuary floor. With everyone's co-operation the destruction and reconstruction is expected to be completed by Easter Sunday. There is plenty to do. Check with Steve Andros or George Ansbach for the times to work and assignments needed. There is also a need for food for the workers. Stop by to see the weekly progress, and what you can do to help. You will be amazed to see what people pulling together to the Glory of God, can accomplish. We can keep our little white Church on the corner of Second and Sherman going for another 125 years.

Remember our new purpose statement "United in God's will, we glorify and further His kingdom through our witness with Holy Scripture boldness, leading others to receive Christ's saving grace".

Cubs Scouts will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, and on Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. the Not Sew Perfect Quilters will meet. Wednesday Recharge will meet at 6 p.m. for a meal and fellowship with study following at 7 p.m. On Thursday the Women's Bible study will start at 9:30 a.m. and the Youth group will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at 8:45 a.m. the Adult Sunday School class meets followed by Prayer before Worship at 9:50 a.m. with Worship starting at 10 a.m., fellowship follows at 11:20 a.m.

Services are held at 127 W. Sherman Ave (corner of Second St.). For more information visit our website at www.cumcw.org, or call 928 635 2511. Email address is bapamartin@yahoo.com.

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

"Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all long." Psalm 25: 4,5.

The book study on "The Gospel of Thomas" continues each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Walker Hall.

Choir practices each Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. until about 6:45 - 7 p.m. Anyone interested in being in the choir, please contact George Sunday morning.

There are a good number of participants in the Sunday morning book study. The discussions have proved very interesting. There is still time to join us at 9 a.m. The book is "Christianity after Religion" by Diana Butler Bass.

Coming Events: a flute ensemble will play on Sunday, Feb. 9 for the morning worship service.

The farewell luncheon for Rev. Ann Johnson has been changed to Sunday March 2 following the morning service. Please call the church, leave your name and phone number if you wish to attend.

Members of the community and visitors are cordially invited to join with us each Sunday morning for our 10:30 a.m. worship.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Get Your Mass on Route 66!!

"You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world" (Matthew 5:13-16). As salt purifies, preserves, and penetrates, so the disciple must be as salt in the world of human society to purify, preserve, and penetrate that society for the kingdom of God and of his righteousness and peace.

The Annual Charity & Development Appeal (CDA) begins this Week. Saint Joseph, Pray For Us.

Friday, Feb. 7 is the First Friday.

"I promise you in the excessive mercy of My Heart that My all-powerful love will grant all to those who communicate on the First Friday in nine consecutive months the grace of final penitence; they shall not die in My disgrace nor without receiving their sacraments; My Divine Heart shall be their safe refuge in this ..."

We have our famous First Friday Community Dinner, beginning with Eucharist at 5 p.m. followed by Dinner featuring, by popular demand, Barbecue Roast Lamb. Bobby D. will be here with his Legendary Karaoke.

Saturday, Feb. 8 is the Blessing of Pets and Animals at the Williams Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Calling All Catholics: Visit St. Joseph The Worker Parish in Williams.

Fr. Kilian McCaffrey and all the parish warmly invite you to visit and join us for Mass. St. Joseph Catholic Church is located at 900 W. Grant Ave, Williams, near Motel 6 and Safeway.

Welcome to all our Winter visitors to Williams from all places, states and countries, especially those visiting the Grand Canyon.

We have weekly Masses on Route 66 in Williams, Ash Fork and in Seligman.

Come join us for our regular schedule of Masses and Worship:

Saturday - 3 p.m. Confessions; Holy Rosary 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. Mass in English, 7 p.m. Misa en Español.

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

Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and 9 a.m. Mass, 4 p.m. Holy Hour and Benediction, 5 p.m. Mass.

Friday - 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and 9 a.m. Mass, 4 p.m. Holy Hour and Benediction, 5 p.m. Mass.

Mass at St. Anne Mission in Ash Fork: Sunday, 10 a.m.

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

The Parish Office is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

New at St. Joseph in Williams: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Thanks and God bless you,

"The more one prays, the more one wishes to pray."(St. Jean Marie Vianney, Catechism Notes)

"Strive to live content in the midst of things that cause you discontent. Free yourself from all that troubles you. God will take care of things." (St. Vincent de Paul).

"Until you realize that prayer is the most important thing in life, you will never have time for prayer" (Fr. Hilary, OSB).

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 at Church 6:30 p.m. Mid-week service, nursery provided.

• Wednesday - 10 a.m. Ladies Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Youth at Church

• Friday - 5:25 p.m. Adult Choir Practice.

• Saturday - 8 a.m. Men's breakfast at Church.

The pastor's Sunday messages and books that he has written are available at our website at www.fbcwilliams.com. You can also be a part of this important ministry by giving financially and helping us reach others for Christ. Listen to sermons by audio or watch them on YouTube by clicking on the link at our website.

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; 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 www.mynorthwoodsag.org.

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 morning for our Celebration Service at 10 a.m. Celebrating the abundant life and the great love that God has for all mankind. In the past, Pastor Ken and others have been preaching on Kingdom Generosity. We value worship as a life style, world missions, being salt and light to the world around us, fellowship, health and healing. Come and be part of what God is doing in our church family. Kids church and nursery available after the praise service.

Wednesdays there is Prayer Group from 2-3 p.m. There is no youth meeting on Wednesdays for the next few weeks.

Spanish Bible study is Thursday night at 6: p.m. with Children's Bible study in English at that time. Tenemos estudio Biblico en espanol cada Jueves a al 6 p.m. con estudio para los ninos en ingles.


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