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June 10 Greetings

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Dear Ones,


It’s Thursday in the second week of June. I have been keeping an eye out for some monsoon clouds. I listened to a weather forecast and it seems that the scientists have no idea if we are going to continue to have record drought conditions or if—after two years of little or no rain during the monsoon season—we might catch a break. I’m praying for the rain, wildfires are already cropping up; Lord send us some rain, I’m ready, we just had our roof repaired!

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Twenty-six folks attended the Food Handler’s class yesterday morning! Tomorrow’s Interfaith Meal will be turkey and swiss cheese hoagies with pickles, chips, and fresh fruit salad for dessert. We can always use more help; we have been averaging 150 meals served at the twice monthly meal. The meal is served from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., so arrive by 10:30 a.m. to help serve, or earlier if you can help assemble the meals.

As I announced yesterday, we will be cutting back on our daily emails. Beginning June 21, we will be discontinuing the Monday emails. The Wednesday emails will only be sent out when we have new members to introduce. If you haven’t been featured in a Wednesday email yet and would like to be, please let Mary in the church office know and we will send you the information questionnaire that you can send on to Kimberly. Please don’t be shy, it’s a great way for new members to learn about you as well! We anticipate reducing the emails to two per week by the end of July.

Please join us next week at 9:00 a.m. for the live-streamed traditional service or the 11:00 a.m. contemporary service as we continue to go bravely into a new way of being church! No reservations or masks are required, but if you feel more comfortable wearing a mask, or if you or a loved one has health issues that necessitate it, please do!

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We are looking for those special types…worship team members! Can you see yourself as a greeter, an usher, a liturgist or staffing the welcome table? If you have done one of these tasks in the past or are totally new at it (we’ll train you), please let Pr. Tricia or Mary in the office know, or contact Carol Northrup at carol.northrup@verizon.net.

Rhonda Medina stopped by and picked up the Prescott Valley Food Pantry items yesterday. We are back to our first Sunday of the month food drive for the pantry. Bring your donated items to the Narthex. The most needed items include: 


  • canned fruits
  • canned vegetables
  • tuna
  • canned chicken
  • pasta
  • mac & cheese
  • peanut butter
  • boxed cereal
  • rice


Cash donations are always appreciated as they can fill in with items such as fresh food, breads and meats. 

A wish list from the Building and Property Ministry

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  • Tomorrow is your last chance to submit your color suggestions for painting the exterior of the church building; please drop your paint chip selection by the church office.
  • Still looking for Weed Warriors, to help keep our church grounds looking spiffy! Contact Keith Namock at 928-800-1599 to volunteer, especially if you can be available on Saturday mornings.

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Vitalant blood drives scheduled for our area:


  • Friday, June 18, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Gateway Mall next to Claire’s, 3250 Gateway Blvd., Prescott
  • Saturday, June 19, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Gateway Mall next to Claire’s 3250 Gateway Blvd., Prescott
  • Sunday, June 20, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Kohl’s, (Bus), 3280 N. Glassford Hill Rd., Prescott Valley.
  • Thursday, June 24, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: YRMC Washington School Gym, 300 E. Gurley St., Prescott


There is always an urgent need for donations in the summer! Make an appointment at vitalant.org or call 1-877-258-4825.

Don’t know where your church nametag is? Let Mary know in the office and she will make you a new one! Wear your nametag; it helps our new members (and this sorta old member, too)!

The Habitat for Humanity golf tournament has been postponed until August! Look for the flyer in future emails.

Congratulations on graduating with honors from Bradshaw Mountain High School to Caitlin Colmenero, granddaughter of Inge Scholl. Caitlin will be attending Yavapai College this fall, working toward a degree in Radiologic Technology. Caitlin has often attended worship with her grandmother, especially Christmas Eve services.

Last night at the CMT Awards, Carrie Underwood and John Legend received the award for Video of the Year for “Hallelujah”. It was from Underwood’s Christmas album; here is a little bit of snow to cool our summer heat!

Ben Lowe in production of Don Procopio

Have you heard about the 15 elephants in China who have travelled over 300 miles? No one is sure where they are migrating to; here is a clip from French Public Broadcasting!

Detty Family singing Church (Take Me Back)

Guaranteed to make you grin, here is the cutest yellow lab!

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Sunset last night from the front porch at 5167 N Saddleback Dr.


A Bible verse for today:

Keep yourselves in the love of God; look forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

Jude 1:21 

Yours in Christ,

Pr Tricia

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Prescott Valley, AZ

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Emmanuel Lutheran Church


7763 E. Long Look Dr.

Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

PH (928) 772-4135

FX (928) 759-3541



website: emmanuellutheranpv.org

email: emmanuelelca@gmail.com

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