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Karma lecture planned at temple

Thu., Feb. 24, 2005

The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., is presenting a lecture on “Karma and Your Destiny” Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bhante Seelawimala, a professor at the Institute of Buddhists Studies in Berkeley, Calif. will speak on the subject and his travels during a recent trip to Sri Lanka.

The cost is a $5 donation.

Seelawimala will also lead the temple’s special Nirvana Day service Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

For more information about either of these events, call the temple at 534-7954.

Play to aid tsunami relief work

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road, is raising funds to benefit the Southeast Asia tsunami relief effort.

The church will present the play, “When God Comes to Breakfast You Don’t Burn the Toast,” written by Garry Apple, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

The play revolves around Harry and Beatrice Katzman and their experiences when God unexpectedly drops in for a casual meal.

The price of admission is a free-will offering and will include dessert.

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

Voice of the Faithful presentation

The local chapter of Voice of the Faithful is presenting a video presentation by Father Thomas Doyle Monday at 7 p.m. at O’Malley Hall, St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 330 E. Boone Ave.

Doyle, an advocate for the victims of clerical sex abuse, will discuss “Facing the Ongoing Crisis in the Church.

For information call 624-4534.

Lenten studies

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St., is continuing its Lenten studies program with John Downey, a professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University.

Downey will present “From Private Religion to Public Discourse: Where Are We in the World Today” from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The evening will include a soup supper, and children are invited to attend this week’s Narnia presentation, “Aslan is on the Move! Meet the Good Lion.”

For more information call the church office at 448-2255.

Outreach speaker

Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St., is presenting the Rev. Dick Wendt on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Wendt, the former director of mission 0utreach for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America in the Northwest region, will speak on “From Maintenance to Mission.”

He will also lead the Sunday adult forum Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and lead the 10:30 a.m. worship service.

For more information call the church office at 624-9233.

Symbolism workshop

The Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Apt. T, is offering a free workshop about symbolism and dreams on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information call the center at 838-3575.


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