November 12, 2009 in Washington Voices

Churches offer holiday bazaars

By The Spokesman-Review
 

The annual weekend holiday bazaars continue at area churches this week.

Caritas Outreach Ministries will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale at Spokane Friends Church, 1612 W. Dalke Ave., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will support Caritas, which teams up with Second Harvest to provide food and other resources for north Spokane families in need.

For more information, call Geri at (509) 327-5548.

•The Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will present its 81st annual Holiday Bazaar Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Items for sale include crafts, treats, books, candles, champagne mustard and holiday decorations. Lunch will be served for a small fee from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event will offer free photos with St. Nicholas, raffles and tours of the cathedral.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-4277.

Mission Community Presbyterian Church, 2103 E. Mission Ave., will present its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Items for sale include gifts, themed baskets, Christmas decorations and baked goods.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 534-4502.

Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 2733 W. Northwest Blvd., will present its annual Craft Bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Items for sale will include holiday crafts, homemade peanut brittle, baked goods, dried flowers, homemade jams and jellies, jewelry and hand-knitted items.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 325-5738.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 1725 E. Bridgeport Ave., will present its annual bazaar and turkey dinner today.

The dinner will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and is $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 through 12.

The bazaar will feature crafts, gifts, candies and baked goods.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 483-2361.

Concert

Randel Wagner and the Eastern Washington University Chamber Choir will perform “English Autumn,” a concert at St. Augustine church, 428 W. 19th Ave., Sunday at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature “I Was Glad,” by Hubert Perry, “Beati quorum via,” by Charles Stanford and “And I Saw a New Heaven,” by Edgar Bainton.

For more information, call James Tevenan at (509) 599-7930.

Prayer events

Moms in Touch International will present two prayer events, “Arise! Cry Out!” for children and schools Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The events will take place at Shadle Park Presbyterian Church, 5508 N. Alberta St., and at Northview Bible Church, 13521 N. Mill Road.

For more information, visit www.momsintouch.org.

Speakers and discussion groups

•The Center for Spiritual Living, 2825 E. 33rd Ave., will present midweek spiritual lift events, “Connection Circle,” through meditation, music, wisdom sharing and dialogue, Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

There will be a new topic each week.

For more information, call (509) 534-1011.

•Keenagers, the senior adult group at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., will present speaker and Spokesman-Review columnist Jim Kershner Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.

Kershner will speak about his book, “Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life.”

Coffee will be served at 10:30 a.m., and the event will include a lunch for $7. Reservations are required by noon on Monday if you plan on having lunch.

The group will accept canned goods for the Second Harvest Food Bank.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 747-1058.

Spokane City Forum will present Greg Morris, director of Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless, on Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St.

Morris’ topic will be “How Government, Faith Communities and Businesses Can Work Together to Help Homeless Families.”

Reservations are required by noon on Monday. The cost is $10 for adults or $5 for students and includes lunch.

For more information, call (509) 777-1555.

Family night

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 3307 W. Rowan Ave., will present “Family Night: Dinner and a Movie” Friday at 6 p.m.

The dinner will be a potluck supper, and the movie will be “Fireproof.”

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

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