September 13, 1997 in Washington Voices

Children’s Ministry Class Planned For Wednesday Evening

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, is kicking off the fall season with new classes for adults and children.

Wednesday night children’s ministry, for kids in grades K-5, makes its return next week. The free program featuring music, arts and crafts, games, and Bible study will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday.

Kids in grades 3-5 who are members of the children’s choir will gather each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for practice. Dinner will be served each week at 6 p.m. (There is a $2 charge for the meal.) No advance registration is required.

There will be educational opportunities for adults on Sundays at 10 a.m. The free classes begin Sept. 21.

Classes include “Hymns: History, Harmony, and Humor,” which will explain the stories behind some favorites and how hymns are chosen for worship services, and “Christian Perspectives on Specific Current Events,” which is a discussion group that examines the world we live in.

No advance registration is required for the adult classes. For more information, call the church office at 924-9750.

‘Rainbow Connections’

“Rainbow Connections,” an intergenerational program, is once again up and running at the Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 10422 E. Main.

The program is held each Sunday and includes educational opportunities for kids of all ages and adults.

Activities for children in preschool through the sixth grade begin with choir practice at 4 p.m., followed by Bible study at 4:45 p.m. Dinner for all ages is served at 6 p.m. A contemporary worship service in which the children participate starts at 6:30 p.m.

The church’s computers are available for youth in grades 7-12 to use each Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. Tutors will be available to help with homework. A youth Bible study class begins at 5 p.m., followed by choir practice at 5:30 p.m. Programs for junior high and high school students runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Sunday.

Parents of young children are invited to attend a parenting class offered each Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Bible study classes are also offered at that time. A parenting class for those with teenage children is at 7 p.m.

All classes are free, but a donation is requested to cover the cost of dinner. To register or for more information, call the church office at 924-7262.

Free concert Sunday

The Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 10814 E. Broadway, will host Vision Africa in concert on Sunday. Vision Africa is a seven-member musical team from Kenya. The free concert begins at 6 p.m.

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