May 28, 2009 in Washington Voices

Religion notebook: Breakfast benefits future nun

By The Spokesman-Review
 

St. Patrick Catholic School, 2706 E. Queen Ave., will hold a dowry breakfast to help raise funds for Drisana Spratt, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Spratt, 18, attended St. Patrick and will soon enter the religious order of the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church as a postulant. The breakfast will help to pay for her living expenses before she takes her first vows.

Donations will be accepted at the door.

For more information, call Maurice Prater at (509) 487-2830.

Concerts

Jars of Clay will perform at the Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St., Sunday at 7 p.m.

Opening acts include SeaBird and Aaron Richner and Band.

Tickets are $21.50 in advance and $24 at the door. Groups of 10 and more can get tickets for $17.50 in advance.

Tickets are available through TicketsWest at (800) 325-SEAT or by calling the Service Station at (509) 466-1696.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St., will present “Sing, Sing, Sing! A Tribute to our USO Performers of the ’40s” Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Singers Abbey Crawford, Andrew Ware Lewis and the singing Kimball family will perform cabaret music from the 1940s.

Tickets are $30.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 448-2255.

The Unity Church of Truth, 2900 S. Bernard St., will present a concert by its choir Friday at 7 p.m.

Pie and ice cream will be served during intermission.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-6518.

Centennial celebration

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave., will celebrate its centennial June 7 at 10:30 a.m.

“Praising the Past – A Century of Faith” will feature the Rev. Richard Melin and soloist Kelly Bureta.

Former ministers the Rev. Glenn Carlson and the Rev. William Peterson will speak during a luncheon at noon catered by Longhorn Barbecue.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 325-1252.

Pentecost Sunday

Hamblin Park Presbyterian Church, 4102 S. Crestline St., will celebrate Pentecost Sunday with musical performances during its 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services Sunday.

The adult chancel choir, Hallel – a vocal and instrumental praise ensemble, a women’s quartet and church instrumentalists will perform.

The service will be repeated at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 448-2909.

Volunteer opportunities

Catholic Charities will present its summer volunteer information aession June 10 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Catholic Charities Family Service Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave.

The organization is seeking volunteers for Bernadette Place, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Relief Services, Childbirth and Parenting Alone Program, the Christmas Bureau, counseling, the House of Charity, the Parish Social Ministry, Refugee and Immigration Services, the regional office, Respect Life, St. Anne’s Children and Family Center, St. Margaret’s Shelter, Senior and Family Housing and Senior Services.

Lunch will be provided.

To register call Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270.

Mini retreat

Gonzaga Preparatory School will present “A Taste of the Spiritual Exercises,” a mini retreat Saturday at the school chapel, 1224 E. Euclid Ave.

The exercises include meditation, prayers, considerations and contemplative practices.

For more information, call Barry Barfield, the director of campus ministry, at (509) 483-8511, ext. 411.

Orthodox question and answer session

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., will offer a question and answer session to those who would like to learn more about the Orthodox faith Tuesday at 7 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 328-9310.

Spring carnival

All Saints Catholic School will hold a family carnival Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in its middle building at 33rd Avenue and Perry Street.

The carnival will include booths, crafts, face painting, inflatables, music and food.

Admission is free and tickets for food and games can be purchased at the carnival.

For more information, call the school office at (509) 534-1098, ext. 238.

Spaghetti dinner

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 3307 W. Rowan Ave., will present a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Crosen family, who recently lost many of their possessions in a house fire.

The meal will include pasta, bread, salad, dessert and a beverage for $5 a person or $15 per family.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 327-1914.


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