September 17, 2009 in Washington Voices

Religion notebook: Recital marks anniversary at St. Augustine

By The Spokesman-Review
 

St. Augustine Parish, 428 W. 19th Ave., will present a recital to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the church’s Dueñas Memorial Pipe Organ on Sunday at 4 p.m.

Julia Brown, a recitalist and recording artist, will play music from the generation just before J.S. Bach and through the time of Felix Mendelssohn.

Admission is free, but a $10 donation will be accepted for the performance.

For more information, call James Tevenan at (509) 624-1630.

Benefit luncheon

The 13th annual Caring for Kids Luncheon will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center.

The event will benefit the St. Anne’s Children and Family Center and the Morning Star Boys’ Ranch. Over the years, Caring for Kids has raised more than $370,000 for the two organizations.

The speaker at the luncheon will be Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA.

For more information, call Ann Marie Byrd of Catholic Charities at (509) 358-4266.

Seminars

•The Spokane City Forum is beginning its 13th season of speakers Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Spokane First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St.

This month’s speaker will be Greater Spokane Inc. COO Jeff Severs, who will moderate a panel that will include Brian Pitcher, chancellor of Washington State University Spokane. The topic will be “Inland Northwest Economy –Rebounding? Regional Experts Weigh In on Where Our Economy is Going.”

The cost to attend is $10 or $5 for students. Reservations are required by 4 p.m. Monday. Lunch is included in the cost of admission.

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

•The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will offer a Cathedral Arts Workshop for kids 3 through adults.

Classes will include fine art, applied art and creative writing. Registration is ongoing depending on when the class starts. The first classes begin Wednesday.

For a list of programs offered or to register, call the church office at (509) 838-4277.

Covenant Christian Church, 5915 S. Regal St., Suite 302, will present an adult study group, “An Introduction to Progressive Christianity,” starting Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 448-1311.

First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., will present “So You Think You Know What is Happening in the Middle East: Think Again,” Thursdays starting today at 6:45 p.m. Following classes will be held Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

The classes will feature a DVD and discussions about Palestine.

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

Solid Rock Christian Center will offer the School of Prophetic Insight Now on Friday and Saturday and Nov. 13 and 14 at the Hampton Inn, 2010 S. Assembly Road.

For more information, visit www. solidrockspokane.com or call Apostle Al and Prophetess Cynthia Steele at (509) 328-7473.

•The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will present a seminar, “Buddhist Symbols, Services and Rituals,” Saturday.

The Rev. David Fujimoto, of Honolulu, will present the lecture and discussion.

For times and more information, call the church office at (509) 534-7954.

Pro-life events

The St. Gianna Pro-Life Group of St. Charles Parish, 4515 N. Alberta St., will present the DVD series “Healing the Culture: A New Vision for Life,” Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks starting this Wednesday.

The one-hour programs will feature talks given by the Rev. Robert J. Spitzer and Camille De Blasi Pauley.

For more information, call (509) 624-1563 or (509) 443-0810.

Singles groups

The September meeting of the Christian Singles Fellowship will meet Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of North Addison Baptist Church, 6120 N. Addison St.

This month’s topic will be “Breaking Up the Fallow Ground,” and the speaker will be Sonny Westbrook.

For more information, call (509) 893-2865.

Yard sale

The Women of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1325 E. Queen Ave., will hold a yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature a craft and bake sale.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 484-1604.

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