Cottonwood Seventh-day Adventist Church

51 W Mingus, Cottonwood Arizona 86326 928 634-2821

Welcome to the Cottonwood, Az Seventh-day Adventist Church Website

    It is our joy to share our love of Jesus with you!  He is our life and reason for being.  We hope you are brought closer to Him through this website.  Look around, connect with some of the experiences, learn from the Bible studies, or find a link which brightens your day.  Our web viewers are always welcome and invited to join us for any of our services, weekday or main services on Saturday.
Pastor Bob Lawson
Church Phone 928 634 2821

   You can find out a lot about what is happening in our church by checking out the pages on our website.  Come back every day to enjoy our daily devotionals and see what's new on our Calendar.  Please note that the calendar is on auto-pilot listing events which occur each month.   Check the bulletin also as some events may be pre-empted or changed.

   We highly recommend enrolling in a Bible Study course to learn more about Jesus and spending time in personal prayer and Bible study.  These courses have something new for the experienced Christian to learn as well as those just learning about Jesus.  Courses are written for all ages, languages and people groups.

   Discover our Ministries, the life of the church.  Find the programs and ministries that can benefit you and your family from the table below.  Want to be involved?  Share your talents in the ministries of our church.                                                                                     

Bible Study and Prayer       ** Local Cottonwood Seventh-day Adventist Church Ministry Links **      About Us  Pastor's Corner  Contact Us
Cottonwood Adult Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Cottonwood Children's Ministries Cottonwood  Explorers Adventurer Club
Cottonwood Explorers Pathfinder Club Cottonwood Health Ministries Cottonwood Church Library
Verde Valley Adventist School Grades K - 8 ** Arizona Conference Ministry Resource Links ** Verde Valley Community Services
Arizona Sabbath School Arizona Youth Ministry Camp Yavapines
Holbrook Indian School ** Pacific Union Conference Ministry Resources ** Thunderbird Adventist Academy
Sabbath School Network ** North American Division Ministry Resource Links ** Office of Adventist Missions
General Conference Adventist Health Ministries ** General Conference Ministry Resource Links ** General Conference Children's Ministries
General Conference - Ellen White Estate General Conference Ministerial Association General Conference Youth Ministries

    Read the latest Adventist News around the world, at the Arizona Conferenc and our local Cottonwood Church on the News and Media page.  Enjoy our Photo Gallery featuring the life of the church.   Weekly Bulletins and Sermons.  Church officer Schedules.  Church Calendar of events.

   You are cordially invited to visit the Cottonwood SDA Church and enjoy the fellowship with our members. 
You are welcome to attend Bible Study starting at 9:30 am Saturdays.  Classes and programs for children begin at 9:30 am.  The Preaching Hour starts at 11:00 am   Come visit and enjoy worship and fellowship with us this Saturday.   You are also welcome at our weekday services.    Contact Us for Directions.


    CROSSROADS !    Come experience the Cross and its meaning with
those who were there.   A presentation by Autumn Bennett (# 1-3)
and Al Scott (# 4-6) 6:30 pm nightly April 8 - 14 except Tuesday
and 11 am Saturday April 15 (#7) with Pastor Bob Lawson.
     Click on the titles below to hear this inspiring series.
   2017-04-8  Crossroads 1 - Why Won't You Do it My Way?  
   2017-04-9  Crossroads 2 - Truly This was the Son of God
   2017-04-10 Crossroads 3 - When is Being Right Really Wrong?
   2017-04-12 Crossroads 4 - Going All the Way
   2017-04-13 Crossroads 5 - Would You Remember Me?
   2017-04-14 Crossroads 6 - Why Does it Hurt to Love?
   2017-04-15 Crossroads 7 - You Too Can Walk on Water  

Adventist Giving link is now on the banner.  The account will be
activated May 1 when you may register and begin using the service.
  Thanks to our church treasurer for making this available.


Local Adventist Television Channels
From Mingus Moutain above Cottonwood, Digital
18-1 Misc Adventist Programming
    Click for 18-1 Program Schedule.
18-2 Amazing Facts TV
18-3 3ABN English
18-4 Hope Channel -- GNTV during campmeetings
From Mingus Mountain above Cottonwood, Analog

46-0 Good News TV English now in digital 32-1 English, 32-2 Spanish, 32-3 Proclaim, 32-4 AFTV
From Squaw Peak above Camp Verde, Analog
19-0 HOPE Channel -- GNTV during campmeetings
21-0 3ABN
23-0 Amazing Facts TV

Weekly Services

Saturday Weekly Sabbath Worship - 9:30 am Sabbath School
11:00 Morning Worship.  You may read the bulletin

and listen to the sermon online by clicking on these links. 

Bulletin date              Speaker                            Sermon Title

2017-04-22             Elder Dennis Canther             "O Great God"

2017-04-15             Pastor Bob Lawson              "You Too can Walk on Water"

2017-04-08             Pastor Bob Lawson              "Shining Bright"

2017-04-01             Pastor Bob Lawson              "Living to Get into Trouble"

2017-03-25             Elder Ricci Vigara                 "Only God Can Create A Tree"


Note:   Archived Sermons and Bulletins can be found on the bulletins and sermons page

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Saturday Choir Practice after church.

Tuesday Bible Study 11 am   Pastor Lawson leads out in morning Bible Study in the small alcove of the church sanctuary.  Acts of the Apostles study.

Wednesday Church Bulletin Information Deadline 10 am

Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer 7:00 pm Life Principles Study and Prayer Meeting in the Fellowship Hall.   Studying Prophets and Kings..

Thursday Pathfinder Club meets 6:30 - 8 pm in school gym.

Friday Prayer and Praise 7 pm Church Sanctuary   Come enjoy our own Gospel Blue Grass Band, Prayer service, and testimonies.


 Church Website now on Facebook.   Come visit the church listing and sign up as a friend. 


Arizona Connect, News from President Keyes Office.

April 28-29: Good News TV Rally
Celebrating eight years of broadcasting Christ-centered messages of hope. Special music, testimonies,
miracle stories, and guest speaker/TV evangelist Taj Pacleb. 
Fri April 28 at 6:30pm, Sabbath, April 29: 9:30am, 10:45am, Potluck Lunch,and 2:30pm. This event will
not be aired so join us in person at the Camelback SDA Church,5902 E. Camelback Rd in Phoenix.

Elder Bill Basham’s funeral will be Sabbath, April 29 at 4 pm at the
Prescott Seventh-day Adventist Church.   Note updated location.

Bassham, James William (Bill) – b. Aug. 1, 1926; d. Mar. 29, 2017; Bill was a retired pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church serving in the Arizona Conference since 1964. Survivors: Margie, his wife of 67 years; son Kenneth and wife Tami; son Larry and wife Allison; daughter Suzi Vernon; son Bill; grandson Nicholas Vernon; sister Reba Rowsel; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held April 29, 4 pm at the Prescott Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Men’s Ministry Prayer Breakfast. Sunday, April 23rd, 9 am at the Peoria/Sun City Church. Pastor Greg Webster will have a devotional. (13450 N. Plaza del Rio Blvd. Peoria) Again the food, fellowship and spiritual menu will be what we need.  — Mike Ortel

ATTN Sabbath School Leaders:
Sabbath School Retreat April 28-30 at Camp Yavapines, Prescott, AZ. in partnership with Children’s Ministries.  To register call 480-991-6777 ext. 112 or 113. Email or

         ARIZONA CAMPMEETING   ---    Camp Yavapines, Prescott
It's campmeeting Time in Arizona !!!   Come join us for a week
        of spiritual blessings and uplifting Jesus Christ in 2017. 
                    Theme:  Light the World with Jesus Love.  
Dates:  English Campmeeting June 9 - 17,  
                                 Spanish Campmeeting June 17 - 24

            Location:  Camp Yavapines 2999 Iron Springs Road, Prescott, Arizona  86305
                           Camp Phone:  928 445 2162    Camp Fax:  928 445 8043  
                            Directions to the Camp from Cottonwood SDA Church
                                                            Click HERE for more information                                         
Registration for camp meeting is now open.
Cabin Reservations – Call Sandy Leski: 480-991-6777, x147
RV and Tent Reservations – Call Angie Blake: 928-445-2162
Register Online:  Tent and RV Only --
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      Call Phil Draper's office at the conference office with information.  480 991 6777 139

Arizona Church Life -- News and information of what's happening at various Arizona
Adventist Churches.   Archives on Arizona Conference Web site.  Click here to view
-->>   Apr 2017 

Stewpot  -- How to be a wise steward of what God has given you
-->>   Mar 2017


Good News TV Builds Television Stations

Good News TV has built digital over the air television stations broacasting the good news
of Jesus in Phoenix, Prescott, Payson, Flagstaff, and Yuma Arizona.   Click to view photos of the
construction from the Prescott site,  the Payson site,  the Flagstaff Site, and Yuma site.

To learn more about Good News TV visit them at:
You may view Good News TV live on their site by clicking on the TV image or "WATCH NOW"
in the top right side of their website.  
GNTV Program Guide

Lewis Jungle Ministries with Gary and Toni Lewis.  Newsletter link

John Earnhart - Race to Victory Lane   O
ne Day Church / One Day School -- Maranatha

Devotional Thoughts -- from the webmaster

Fruits and Veggies Improve Mental Health
Replacing-carbs with healthy-fats-improves-diabetes-risk-factors
(from Laboratory Equipment e-newsletter)

WWII Article Courtesy of Bob Adkisson

The Justice of God and Man

Learning about our Universe -- Aurora Borealis

Dec 7 Pearl Harbor Day Anniversary

Investigative Judgement as Taught in Scripture  (Illustrations Added)

A Shelter in the Time of Storm

Flying lesson 101

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Cottonwood Seventh-day Adventist Church
51 West Mingus Ave | Cottonwood, AZ 86326