Youth for Our Families Sabbath Fellowship: Practical guidelines. Vegan potluck. 2152 N. Fourth St., Suite 106. 221-1696.
Ponderosa Baptist Church: Sunday Bible Study, Sunday morning worship and Sunday evening worship. Wednesday night prayer meeting. Nursery Care is provided each service. ponderosabaptist.com. 2575 E. Seventh Ave. 226-0822.
Vipassana Buddhist Meditation: 7 p.m. Every Monday evening teachings, meditation and discussion to explore Buddhist meditation practices and teachings mostly from the Theravada tradition. flagstaffvipassana.weebly.com. The Tibetan Center, Katog Jampel Sungling, 2708 N. Fourth St. 814-9851.
San Francisco de Asis Catholic Church: On Sunday, Fr. Pat will preach the Gospel of Matthew 15:21-28. Register your family for religious education and Sacrament preparation classes on our parish website, sfdaparish.org, by clicking on the RE Registration link. All youth programs from K-5 RE, EDGE Middle School and Quo Vadis High School, need to complete the online registration form. Contact the office to set up an appointment if you cannot complete the online registration. 1600 E. Route 66. 779-1341.
Trinity Heights United Methodist Church: Sunday’s message on “A Coat of Many Conflicts” and scripture from Genesis 37: 3-5,12,18-28 NIV. Our Traditional worship service with a choir is followed our Contemporary worship service with a praise band. Sunday school for kids. The adult potluck and program will feature Bill Peterson, NAZ Director of The AZ Historical Society speaking on AZ 150 Year Celebration, Aug. 20th at 11:45 a.m. Our next prayer shawl meeting will also be Aug. 20th at 1 p.m. thumc.com. 3600 N. Fourth St. 526-1397.
Apostolic Faith Ministries: Pastor Paul expounds on the inspired word of God. Sunday School for the little ones. Chosen Children Services today at 2 p.m. for ages 5-12. Thursday Night bible study to continue on the Holy Ghost. apostolicfaithministries.com. 2717 N. Fourth St., Suite 190. 526-5475.
Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation: The Rev. Joanne Giannino will speak on “Altitude Matters!” She will share something of her spiritual journey that led her to interim ministry and to our congregation — including her drive from the shore of the Atlantic ocean in Boston to the high desert of Flagstaff. beaconuu.com. 510 N. Leroux St. 779-4492.
Center for Spiritual Living, Flagstaff: Our speaker for Sunday will Rev Marilyn Chileen. Her talk title will be “Stop Asking, Start Choosing.” Ponderosa HS, 2384 N. Steves Blvd. 522-9103.
Calvary Bible Church: During the adult Sunday School, Pastor Newman will continue the series on the Ministry of the Holy Spirit. At the morning service, Dr. Kevin Newman exposits on “Divine Selection” from Romans 9:6-13. Children’s church will continue the series titled “Joshua to Solomon: Conquest to Kingship.” At the Sunday evening service, Dr. Newman will preach on “The Seven Bowls of Wrath” from Revelation 16. On Wednesday night, Bob Richardson will continue the study of the Book of Genesis. A prayer meeting follows the Bible Study. calvarybiblechurchflagstaff.com. 6555 Townsend-Winona Road. 526-3126.
Mt. Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church (WELS): Pastor Fred Piepenbrink will be our spiritual leader for Sunday’s service. Worship service followed by fellowship and then bible class. mtcalvaryflagstaff.org. 2605 N. Fort Valley Road. 814-2870.
Living Christ Lutheran Church: Pastor Gwen Brandfess will speak on “Matter of the Heart” from Matthew 15: [10-20] 21-28. Everyone is welcome for communion. Stay after worship for refreshments and fellowship. livingchristflagstaff.org. 6401 N. US Highway 89. 526-8595.
Grace Fellowship Full Gospel Church: Sunday morning service. gffgc.org. 520 N. Switzer Canyon Drive. 774-6304.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church: Pastor Tim Swanson will be giving introductions to the lessons titled, “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” this Sunday. Saturday evening simple spoken word service, Sunday early morning the contemporary service, Sunday late morning traditional service. This Sunday is also our church picnic. Please join us after the late morning service for food, fun, games, prizes, music and a bounce house for the kids. Entertainment will be provided by the Knockabouts. Last names beginning A-M bring a salad to share. Last names beginning N-Z bring a dessert to share. 1601 N. San Francisco St. 774-4832.
Flagstaff Christian Fellowship: Pastor Steve Cole’s message “Wasting Your Life on Jesus” will be from John 12:1-11. Two Sunday services, Children’s Church, Children’s Worship, Children’s Sunday School, Youth Sunday School. Christian Young will continue his series on Church History/Biographies at 11 a.m. in the Fireside Room. College Group will meet at for dinner, worship and a message. Youth Group meets on Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. and MOPS will meet on Thursday at 9 a.m. The Tuesday morning and Wednesday evening Women’s Bible Study will resume in September with a video series “The Magnificent Obsession: Embracing the God-Filled Life”. Cub Scouts Pack 112 starts Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m. and Boy Scout Troop 39 at 7 p.m. Women’s Coffee Connection, Sept. 6 from 9-11 a.m. in the Fireside Room. Other Bible Studies and Home Fellowship Groups are available. The annual FCF Women’s Retreat is Oct 3-5 at the Young Life Camp in Williams. Register on Sundays in the church library. fcfonline.org. 123 S. Beaver St. 774-3603.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon): Sunday services held at four Flagstaff locations: 4165 S. Lake Mary Road, 625 E. Cherry Ave., 2401 E. Linda Vista Drive and, for young single adults, 239 E. Saunders Drive. Meetings are also held in Williams at 1111 Stockmens Road and at the Shrine of the Ages on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Check azdailysun.com or “Locations and Schedules” at LDS.org for meeting times by ward/branch. Sunday services consist of Sacrament Meeting, Sunday School and special instruction for various age and interest groups (Priesthood Meeting for men, Relief Society for women, Young Men/Young Women for youth and Primary for children).
Peace Lutheran Church: Pastor John Sproul visits this week and teaches “RSVP” from Matthew 25:1-13. Communion will be served at both services. Adult Bible study, children’s Sunday School and refreshments between services. peacelutheranflagstaff.org. 3430 N. Fourth St. 526-9578.
Flagstaff Freethinkers: A community-oriented group of skeptics and nontheists that meets for Sunday morning discussion. meetup.com/Flagstaff-Freethinkers. Kickstand Kafe, 719 N. Humphreys St. 699-2877.
Flagstaff Federated Community Church: This coming Sunday will be the third in a three-week series called Face to Face led by Pastor Jessica Goad. The title for the sermon is “Persevering Through Love and Forgiveness” based on Genesis 45: 1-15. Special music will be provided by Doug Riddle. The Fall Sunday School Kick-off will be Sept. 7 with classes and activities for all ages every Sunday. Two new classes for adults start Sept. 7th: a video and discussion of “Embracing an Alternative Orthodoxy: Richard Rohr on the Legacy of St. Francis,” and a study and discussion of Ursula King’s “Christian Mystics: Their Lives and Legacies Throughout the Ages.” www.FlagstaffFederatedChurch.org. 400 W. Aspen Ave. 774-7383.
Church of the Resurrection: This Sunday Pastor Bob Norton will preach the second in his sermon series on “The Suffering Church” with a hopeful message on “Walking with God through Pain and Suffering” based on selections from Job and Revelation. Ladies, we encourage you to sign up for our Beth Moore conference on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. where we will link into Beth and her timely message. Register at lifeway.com (the fee is $20). This week is a doubleheader for the COR softball team on Thursday at 6:15 and 7:15 at Thorpe Park. The “Growing up Spiritually” offered by Prayer Watch International is scheduled for Aug. 21-23. It’s free. Do you have a heart for kids? Come to the children’s playground taskforce meeting on Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. We are still accepting donations in honor of and in memory of loved ones for beautiful trees that will be planted on our church grounds. 740 W. University Heights Drive. cor-pca.org. 699-2715.
Sovereign Grace Bible Church: Our assembly meets on Sundays and enjoys a lunch fellowship afterward. This coming Sunday Pastor Tom Gindorf will continue with the exposition of the gospel of Matthew. sovereigngraceflagstaff.org. 3300 E. Lockett Road. 266-6897.
First Congregational Church: The Rev. Kenneth McIntosh will speak on “When Jesus Got Schooled” using Matthew 15:1,2 and 10-31 as the Gospel reading. The “Feed Your Body and Soul” discussion follows worship. Volunteers are needed for the Family Food Center, 3:30-6 p.m. There is nursery care for children under the age of three during morning worship. fccflagstaff.org. 740 N. Turquoise Drive. 774-0890.
Yard Sale: Today, 7 a.m.-noon. Multi-family yard sale to benefit Unity Church of Flagstaff. Tools, Christmas items, fun, kitchen equipment, toys, fun, computer desk, credenza, fun, shabby chic, clothes and much more. unityofflagstaff.org. Private home in upper Swiss Manor, 3240 E. Ascona. 526-8893.
Heichal Baoranim Synagogue: Leslie Thatcher will lead Erev Shabbat Services on Friday. heichalbaoranim.org. 2609 N. Patterson Blvd. 527-8747.