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Williams Church News: Week of May 9, 2012
First Baptist Church

Come and be a part of our dynamic ministry. The Word of God is preached with compassion, encouragement and joy. Our Church praises the Lord with an exciting mix of music and preaching. We are a Christ-centered Church that loves the Lord and His people.

Our prayer is that no one would leave without being changed by Jesus. We look forward to seeing you.

Our Sunday celebration is just the start, as we have something for everyone. Bring the family and join us for all our other activities during the week. Call the office for more information or just stop by the office and pick up our latest bulletin.

Small groups are available at member's homes and membership classes are available upon request.

Pastor's Sunday messages and books that he has written are available at our website at You can also be a part of this important ministry by donating online and helping us reach others for Christ.

Weekly events include:

• Sunday - 8 and 10:30 a.m., worship service, nursery provided; children's church, 11 a.m.; and youth group, 5 p.m.

• Monday - 9 a.m., Ladies Bible study at the church; 7:30 p.m., Men's Bible study at the church.

• Tuesday - 10 a.m. ladies Bible study; and 6:30 p.m. Midweek Service, nursery provided.

• Wednesday - 10 a.m. ladies Bible study at Edith Pouquette's; and 6 p.m. youth group.

• Thursday - 6:25 pm., Adult Choir.

Community United Methodist Church

Sunday services were special. Communion was served in a different way. Meditative music was played by Bertha Gebler on the organ. Call to worship was based on Psalms 145:8. The Lord is gracious and compassionate; slow to anger and rich in love.

Young disciples studied Peter and John's healing of the crippled man through Jesus. Pastor Billy led a number of members on a mission trip to North Star Youth Ranch, which included George and Debbie Ansbach, and youth Tyler, Chanelle, Jaime, and Erin.They spent Saturday helping others from Faithworks, working at the ranch in a number of different ways. Way to go to all those that went.

Recharge will be tonight, with a meal starting a 6 p.m. and the study, "God Chasers," following at 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 13, is a day to honor our mothers. Sisters in Spirit are sponsoring a Mother Daughter Banquet on Saturday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in the Social Hall. This year's theme is "Once upon an Apron." There are lots of fun things planned for this year's special celebration. Tickets are on sale at Camp Civitan Thrift store. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children, or you can buy them from Jimmie Cox. Sisters in Spirit will be setting up and decorating for the celebration at 9 a.m. Saturday.Ladies of the community are invited to come and bring a friend, mother, daughter, granddaughter, neighbor, sister or grandmother and enjoy a wonderful evening. See you there!

Set aside Sunday afternoon, May 20 at 4:30 p.m., for a special movie to be shown at First Baptist Church. The movie is "One Hit From Home." Tickets are free but you must have one to get in. Parents, this is great movie to take your junior high, or old, student to. The movie is sponsored by Yes I Can, Inc., and you can get tickets from many of the churches in town, or call Bill Sutton at 600-0131.

There will be no potluck on Sunday, May 13 (Mother's Day). The potluck date has been changed to May 20.

Weekly fellowship opportunities include -

• Monday - 6:30 p.m. Cub Scout meeting.

• Wednesday - 6 p.m. soup/salad recharge dinner; 7 p.m. recharge study, "God Chasers."

• Thusday - 10 a.m. Women's Bible study.

• Saturday - 7 a.m. Men's Bible study; 8:45 a.m. Sisters in Spirit set up for Mother Daughter Banquet; and 6 p.m. Mother Daughter Banquet.

• Sunday - 8:45 a.m. adult Sunday school; 9:50 a.m. prayer time before worship; 10 a.m. Young Disciples Church; and 11:30 a.m. fellowship.

St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church

"Beloved, let us love one another. Because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love." 1 John 4:7.

Celebrate this Mother's Day by attending church as a family for she is also special in God's sight.

There will be no book study this Sunday. There will be Sunday School though at 11 a.m. following the morning worship service at 10 a.m.

All members are reminded that we will be having the May 22 Sunday service at Hermits Rest, Grand Canyon. Everyone needs to meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. to carpool up to the Canyon. Bring a potluck dish to pass for lunch after the service.

Visitors and community members are welcome to join us each Sunday morning.

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 - 8:45 a.m., Life Lessons 101; 9:15 a.m., Impact Leadership Development; 10:30 a.m., Worship and Word; 11 a.m., Kids Church and Nursery; and, 6 p.m., Live Worship and Word Youth Service.

• Monday - 4:30 p.m. Ladies Study (Battlefield of the Mind - Joyce Meyer); and 6:30 p.m. Live Worship and World Youth Service.

• Wednesday - 6 p.m., Life Lessons 101.

• Friday - 7 p.m., Christian Solution for Addiction is Jesus.

Family Harvest is located at 220 S. Seventh St. For more information, call (928) 635-5208.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Weekly events include -

• Friday - 8 a.m., Benediction and Holy Hour Morning Prayer; 9 a.m., Holy Mass.

• Saturday - 4 p.m., Confessions; 5 p.m., Holy Rosary; 5:30 p.m., English Mass; 6:45 p.m., Santo Rosario; 7 p.m., Spanish Mass.

• Sunday - 7:30 a.m., Holy Rosary; 8 a.m., Holy Mass. Join us at 3 p.m. in the Church Hall for prayer, fellowship and coffee.

• Tuesday - 8:40 a.m., Liturgy of the Hour Morning Prayer; 9 a.m., Holy Mass.

The church office is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

St. Joseph's is located at 900 W. Grant Ave. For additional information, please call 635-2430.

Canyon Chapel Foursquare

Regular weekly services include -

• Wednesday - 7 p.m. Youth Group.

• Thursday - 6:30 p.m. worship.

• Sunday - 10 a.m. celebration service with kids church.

Canyon Chapel is located at 720 W. Sheridan. They can be reached at (928) 635-4688.

Calvary Chapel Williams

This week's regularly scheduled church events include -

• Wednesday - Midweek study begins at 7 p.m. at the church.

• Thursday - Junior and Senior High School Youth Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the church.

• Sunday - An Hour of Prayer begins at 9 a.m. Please join us to pray for the needs of our community, state, nation and world. Sunday worship service begins at 10 a.m. Pastor Mike is currently teaching through the Book 1 of Corinthians.

The church is located at 106 S. Ninth St. For more information on any events, please call 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.

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

Looking for a great way to begin the upcoming week? Accept a warmhearted invitation to visit the NW church as we celebrate the life-giving, hope-filled message of Jesus the Christ.

The Northwoods Church joyfully presents God's message of Grace through passionate worship, timely messages and unconditional acceptance.

Northwoods AG Invites You to Weekly Fellowship -

• SOUPER Wednesday's is an informal Bible Study that explores the Christian faith through open and frank discussions as Pastor Scott leads us through a new series entitled "A Pentecostal Experience."

• Pastor's Coffee -Sundays 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 -New service time - Sundays 10 a.m. - Passionate worship and relevant, Biblical messag of the Holy Spirit's dynamic leadership and influence in the church of 2012.

• Adult Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. with an in-depth Bible study for those that are mature/maturing in the faith.

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

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