Grace Lutheran to dedicate reburbished organ at concert

Grace Lutheran Church, 1827 E. Pacific Ave., is celebrating the renovation and dedication of its pipe organ with a concert Sunday at 1 p.m.

After more than 80 years of use at church, built in 1922, the organ’s console finally needed replacing. A new console was brought to Spokane from California.

Local organist Phillip Larson completed the work and agreed to perform at the dedication ceremony.

Larson has performed in several churches in Spokane and in the Seattle area and owns Washington Pipe Organ Service, which cares for pipe organs in Washington, Idaho and Montana. He also refurbished the organ at Lewis and Clark High School.

The concert will follow the church’s regular Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. There will be a light lunch in the basement after the service.

For more information, call the church office at 534-2151.

2004 harp festival

The Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, 1115 W. Riverside Ave., is hosting a harp concert Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.

The performance will showcase more than 40 harpists, including students and adults from the Inland Northwest.

For more information about this free event, call the church office at 358-4290.

Community services luncheon

KHQ-TV’s weatherman, Brian Albrecht, will be the master of ceremonies at “Faces of Healing – Stories of Hope,” a benefit luncheon for the Inland Northwest Lutheran Community Services Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Mukogawa Fort Wright Commons, 4000 W. Randolph.

The afternoon begins with a wine-tasting and social hour, followed by lunch and a program featuring Julie Grover, a soloist with the St. Luke Children’s Choir.

The event is free. Donations to Lutheran Community Services will be accepted.

To make a reservation or for more information, call Paul Olson at 343-5057.

Prince of Peace Oktoberfest

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will celebrate Oktoberfest Friday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Sons of Norway Hall, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd.

The event features live music and bratwursts, hot dogs, sauerkraut, coffee, draft beer and root beer.

Tickets are $10 a person or $30 per family.

For more information or for tickets, call the church office at 465-0779.

Candidates forum

• The Voice of the Faithful is sponsoring a candidates forum that will focus on child protection legislation.

The event will be Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at O’Malley Hall at St. Aloysius Church, 330 E. Boone Ave.

The event is free. For more information, call 624-4534.

• The Spokane City Forum is presenting state Rep. Cathy McMorris and Don Barbieri in a debate about issues that affect the 5th Congressional District on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. at 11:45 a.m.

The cost is $8.50 and includes lunch.

Reservations must be made by Monday. For more information or to register, call 777-1555.

Christian singles

North Addison Baptist Church, 6120 N. Addison St., is hosting the monthly Christian Singles Fellowship on Saturday. The topic is “I am Complete in Christ” and the speaker is Norm Thomas. For more information, call 893-2965 or visit www.csfspokane.com.

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