Area churches will observe Palm Sunday this week.
•Westminster Congregational Church, 411 S. Washington St., will celebrate Palm Sunday with performances by the church choir during its 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services.
The choir will perform music by Dvorak and Stuart Townsend.
For more information, call the church office at 624-1366.
•The Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will celebrate Palm Sunday with the Holy Eucharist during its 8 and 9 a.m. services.
At 10 a.m., there will be a discussion, “Window into Holy Week,” in the church’s Great Hall, and at 11 a.m., there will be Holy Eucharist with the Procession of the Palms.
For more information, call the church office at 838-4277.
•St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2 W. Third Ave., will celebrate Palm Sunday with worship and Holy Communion at 10 a.m.
For more information, call the church office at 747-0984.
•Heritage Congregational Church, 1801 E. 29th Ave., will observe Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. The service will include Communion.
On Wednesday, the church will show the movie “Road to Redemption.” A soup and bread supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the movie to follow.
For more information, call the church office at 624-5090.
•On Palm Sunday, Holy Monday and Holy Tuesday at 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., will celebrate a bridegroom service.
The service will discuss the readiness for Christ at his Second Coming and will prepare to observe his death on the cross.
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, the church will celebrate the service of holy unction.
Church members will be anointed with sacramental oil to heal their souls and bodies to complete the Lenten season of repentance and preparation.
For more information, call the church office at 328-9310.
•St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St., will observe Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday with services Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 10:15 a.m.
For more information, call the church office at 448-2255.
•Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St., is presenting the movie “The Passion of the Christ” Sunday at noon.
The event will feature a potluck lunch.
For more information, call the church office at 466-3414.
•Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd., is presenting the movie “Jesus of Montreal” Saturday at 6 p.m.
Part of the church’s “Passion at the Movies” Lenten series, the evening will include a discussion of the film.
For more information, call the church office at 747-4577.
First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., will host Allegro Baroque and Beyond with Steve Goodenberger on Friday at 8 p.m.
There will be a preconcert discussion at 7:15 p.m.
The concert will celebrate the March birthdays of Vivaldi, Telemann, J.S. Bach and C.P.E. Bach and the February birthday of Handel.
Tickets are $10 to $25 and are available through TicketsWest at 325-SEAT.
For more information, call Suzanne Bjork at 455-6865.
Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd., will present a fundraising dinner Friday at 6 p.m.
The funds will benefit Jennifer Branson, who is planning a mission trip to China this summer.
The dinner will feature a Chinese buffet.
Admission is by donation.
For more information, call the church office at 747-4755.
The Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road, will present the movie “Illusion,” starring Kirk Douglas and Michael Goorjian, on Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Admission is a $10 donation.
For more information, call the church office at 489-6964.
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