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CROP Walk on Sunday will battle hunger

April is Hunger Awareness Month, and the Interfaith Council is helping area Christians take steps toward fighting hunger both locally and globally.

This year’s CROP Walk is Sunday at Martin Centre on the Gonzaga University campus, 502 E. Boone Ave.

The 27th annual walk begins at noon with registration and with entertainment by Kids & Company.

Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will benefit local charities, Second Harvest Food Bank, the Interfaith Hospitality Network, Mid-City Concerns Meals on Wheels and Spokane Valley Meals on Wheels. Participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items to donate to Second Harvest.

The other 75 percent of the proceeds will be distributed globally for hunger relief and education.

For information or to sponsor a CROP walker, call 326-5656 or send e-mail to

Passover Seder

Congregation Ner Tamid is celebrating Passover Sunday at 6 p.m. with a Seder dinner.

Admission is by reservation only; call ahead for the location and to make reservations.

For more information, call 835-5050 or send e-mail to

Sacred dance recital

Whitworth College’s dance club, Jubilation, is exploring worship in dance on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium at Whitworth College, 300 W. Hawthorne Road.

Dances performed will include jazz, tap, hip-hop and ballet.

Admission is $2, and tickets are available by sending e-mail to or at the door.

For more information, call Julie Riddle at 777-3729.

Theology discussions

Wolfgang Simson, author of the book, “Houses that Change the World: The Return of the House of Churches,” will talk about his book Friday at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theater of Weyerhaeuser Hall on the Whitworth College campus, 300 W. Hawthorne Road.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 777-4345.

“ The Spokane Chapter of the Voice of the Faithful is presenting “Catholic Laity: Pilgrims in Search of a Meaningful Place”from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in O’Malley Hall of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 330 E. Boone Ave.

The workshop will include a discussion about the role of laity in the church.

For more information, call the church office at 323-5896.

Ancient Traditions Community Church, 1928 E. Rich Ave., is offering a monthly class, Sacred Geometry, to discuss humankind’s relationships to the universe.

The classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the last Mondays of the month through July starting Monday.

For more information, call Jim at (208) 699-2443.

Stained-glass window dedication

Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St., is dedicating its recently installed stained-glass windows on Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. service.

The collection of 18 stained-glass windows was created by local artists Ed and Alice Spray.

For more information, call the church office at 466-3414.

Sukiyaki dinner

Highland Park United Methodist Church, 611 S. Garfield St., is presenting its annual sukiyaki dinner Saturday from noon to 7 p.m.

Items for sale include baked goods, sushi packages and crafts.

The dinner is $10, and take-out orders are available.

For information or tickets, call Pat Kawabata at 624-6892, Kimi Nakata at 466-4575 or the church office at 535-2687.

Crafts fair

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road, is presenting its preschool’s annual crafts fair Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Items for sale include baked goods, wooden toys, jewelry, cards and ornamental concrete.

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

Christian movie screening

The Potters House Christian Church is presenting a free movie Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn and Suites, 9601 N. Newport Highway.

The movie, “Lay it Down,” revolves around teenage street racers who find their way to Jesus Christ.

For more information, call 464-0178.


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