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Identical Strangers To Perform At New Life Church

The Christian music duo Identical Strangers will perform numbers from its self-titled debut album in a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at New Life Community Church in Rathdrum, Idaho, at 6100 W. Hayden.

The pair will open for New Song, a contemporary Christian group.

Tickets, $10, are available at the church, at the Fruit of the Spirit Christian Bookstore and the Christian Gift Center in Coeur d’Alene.

Memorial service planned

Spokane’s Jesuit community will hold a memorial service for the Martyrs of El Salvador, the six Jesuits and their two companions killed on the University of Central America campus in 1989.

The public event will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in Gonzaga University’s Russell Theatre.

A dramatic reading of “The Witness,” a one-act play written by Ernest Ferlita, S.J., will be presented and be followed by a panel discussion.

Value of virtues to be taught

Members of the Baha’i Faith will sponsor a training class for parents on the Virtues Guide.

The first class will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Valley Library, 12004 E. Main. A second training session will be Dec. 6 at the North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road.

The Virtues Project is an interdenominational efforts designed to help parents, teachers and caregivers help children acquire virtues and values. People of all faiths are invited.

Cost of the workshop is $35, which includes the Virtues Project guidebook, a notebook and lunch. To register, or to call for more information, call Leyli Woodfield at 326-0152, or (800) 21-PEACE.

Bishop here for ordinations

His Grace Bishop Joseph, auxiliary to the metropolitan of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, will be in Spokane Tuesday and Wednesday.

Joseph will be here to celebrate the ordination of Deacon Bernard Kinnick to priesthood and Richard Evans as subdeacon.

Ordination services will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1325 E. Queen.

Joseph will also visit the St. John the Baptist Mission in Post Falls.

Reredos will be dedicated

A new reredos at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce, will be dedicated Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

The reredos - the area behind the altar that will hold the cross - was designed by Xin Guan, a student from mainland China attending Whitworth College.

Guan’s design was one of 20 submitted by Whitworth art students.