Clubs And Organizations


Daily Word Readers

Anyone interested in studying Unity teachings is invited to join the newly forming ministry in the process of affiliation with Unity Worldwide Ministries.

Activities include: Study Group reading and discussing Emilie Cady’s Lessons in Truth, Fridays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for location information, call (928) 478-6906; Course of Miracles Study Group, donation, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., My Sister’s Bakery & Deli, 1101 S. Beeline Highway, for information, call (928) 970-2490; Prayer and Meditation Group, Thursdays, 10 a.m., for location information, call (928) 468-2117; monthly fourth Saturday family hike, meet at the far east end of the parking lot near the Payson Athletic Club, 10 a.m.; family and individual spiritual counseling, by love offering, for more information, call (936) 788-3181.

Payson Area Computer Association meeting

The Payson Area Computer Association will host author Abby Stokes as its speaker at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 4 in the meeting room of the Payson Public Library.

This meeting is free and open to the public. Stokes is a gifted speaker and she has written the book titled Is This Thing On?

For questions, please call Lorna Hill (928) 970-0399

Ponderosa Men’s Breakfast is Saturday

Another fabulous “Breakfast for a Buck” will be served at Ponderosa Baptist Church, 1800 N. Beeline Highway, at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 5.

The featured speaker will be Ed Miller, who will share about his Jewish heritage and his Christ-centered faith. Duane Stark will also share briefly about his next mission trip.

Come, with friends, to enjoy great fellowship, good music, super messages and a special breakfast for just $1. For more information, call (928) 472-8178.

Tai Chi and Qigong

Tai Chi and Qigong classes are offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road.

The program is especially designed for seniors 50 or older, but is beneficial for all ages. There is no charge, but donations are accepted.

American Legion Riders to meet Saturday

The American Legion Riders’ March meeting is at Tiny’s Restaurant on Saturday, March 5.

Breakfast is at 9:15 a.m., with a business meeting to follow at 10 a.m.

Major topics include the direct mail campaign to Rim Country Chamber members and the placement of posters at area business members.

The group is now entertaining the nomination of merchants to serve as Bead Run stops for the Charity run to benefit Payson Supply Line.

After adjournment, members will move to the Post to stuff envelopes for the direct mail campaign.

All members and interested parties are invited to participate.

For further information, call Post 69 at (928) 474-6969.

New 4-H Club meets Monday

The Crafty Clovers 4-H club will meet at 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 7 in the Payson High School Home Economics kitchen.  The club will be starting its cooking project.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Rim Country Health & Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road, Payson. (After turning in driveway, turn right at first driveway. OA meets in the Community Room in the center of the facility’s apartment complex.)

Call the following members for information: Mary Jo, (928) 978-4663; Denise, (928) 978-3706; Nancy, (928) 472-7661; Ted, (928) 951-3362.

There are no dues or fees.

Manifesting Abundance Group

The Manifesting Abundance Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane.

The group will focus and intend for all sorts of abundance — physical and emotional well being, joy in relationships, true love and financial security. Join and learn how to create what you desire. 

For more information please call, Nancy at (602) 793-7611.

Payson Area Singles 

The group has no dues, elections or couples.

The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets every week at 9 a.m. at Tiny’s Restaurant. 

A St. Patrick’s Day activity is being planned. Members with a ticket to ride the dome car on the vintage train in Globe will carpool from the Sawmill Theatres parking lot at 9 a.m., Friday, March 18.

For more information, call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.

Democratic Women schedule meeting

The Democratic Women of Rim Country will meet Tuesday, March 8 at Tiny’s Restaurant. Fellowship and food orders will start at 11:30 a.m., with the meeting at noon.

Robert Henley will be speaking to the group about Big Brothers/Big Sisters. All women and men are invited. For more information, call Elaine Bohlmeyer at (928) 474-5587.

Friendship Bible Class

Friendship Bible Class, formerly Friendship Coffee, a non-denominational Bible study for women, meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Uptown Espresso. All women in the community are invited.

For information, call Marilyn at (928) 474-6712.

Payson Womans Club

The Payson Womans Club, the oldest service club in Payson, holds general membership meetings at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Payson Womans Club building, 510 W. Main St. Membership is open to local women ages 18 and up.

For more information, call president Sarah Luckie at (928) 474-1548, or publicity chairman Anna J. Peace at (928) 468-1024.

Teen meetings set by AA and NA

There are now 12 Step meetings for teens. Narcotics Anonymous will be Tuesdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous will be Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Both will be at Arizona’s Children Association, 900 N. Beeline Highway, Suite B.

Please feel free to contact Pam at (928) 472-4310 or e-mail PCerski@ with any questions.

Rim Country Toastmasters

Rim Country Toastmasters meets at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays in the MHA Auxiliary building (next to Almost New Shop) at 308 E. Aero Dr., Payson.

For more information, call (928) 478-8820 or e-mail RimCountryTM

Beyond Limits Disability Ministry

A great evening has been planned for this month’s meeting of Beyond Limits from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 8 at Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho Road, Payson.

A delicious free dinner will be followed by a musical program by the Mountain Bible high school worship team. Pastor Jim Harper will provide encouragement and inspiration from God’s Word. Family members, caregivers and service providers are always welcome to join us.

Beyond Limits is an interdenominational Christian group for adults with developmental disabilities. The ministry, which began in the summer of 2005, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. For questions or further information, call Mark or Jennie Smith at (928) 468-8434.

Payson Masonic Lodge

Payson Masonic Lodge #70 F&AM meets every second Tuesday of the month. Dinner for members, their families and guests is at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m. All members of the fraternity are invited to attend the meetings.

Information about the lodge schedule and Masonry in general can be obtained from lodge secretary Richard Skoglund at (928) 970-1169 or on the Web at

Bereaved parents support group

The Compassionate Friends offers hope, reassurance and a safe place to talk about our children with others who understand the pain of losing a child. Anyone who has lost a child (or grandchild) at any time, at any age is welcome to attend.

The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 102 W. Roundup, Suite D.

For more information, please call Bill Knauss at (928) 978-1492 or visit us at:

Join the Gila County Sheriff’s Posse

The Gila County Sheriff’s Posse is looking for new members.

The Posse was founded back in 1967 as a volunteer group to serve the Sheriff and the people of Gila County. The Posse is called on for many emergencies such as forest fires, floods and snow.

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Gila County Sheriff’s Posse building, located just north of Main Street on McLane Road. The public is invited.

Call the Sheriff’s Office at (928) 474-2208, ext. 8978 for further information or visit out Web site

Payson Pro Rodeo Committee

Payson Pro Rodeo Committee meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Swiss Village Best Western’s conference building at 7:30 p.m. New members welcome.

For information, call (928) 474-8837 or (928) 474-4001.

TOPS #527

TOPS AZ #527 meets from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Mogollon Health Alliance Auxiliary Activity Center, 308 E. Aero Drive, Payson.

For information, contact Janet Longbotham at (928) 474-9898.

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets at 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge, 200 E. Rancho Road (next to the fire station).

For further information, call 1-800-651-6000.

Bridge results

Winners in Ladies Tuesday Bridge for March 1 were: Pat Murray, first; Peggy Freeman, second; Betty da Costa, third.

Play is at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guests are welcome. Please call Kelly Gunderson at (928) 595-1982 for reservations and information.

Rim Country Healing Rooms

Rim Country Healing Rooms now open by appointment at Uptown Espresso, 612 N. Beeline Highway.

To learn more, call (928) 478-7166 or email: or visit the website at


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