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Religion notebook: Classes offered

Thu., Oct. 21, 2010

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1325 E. Queen Ave., will present another installment in its C.S. Lewis discussion group Tuesday at 7 pm.

This week’s discussion will be “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.” This is the opening line of the third Chronicles of Narnia book, “Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”

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

• Rabbi Yisroel Hahn of Chabad of Spokane, 4116 E. 37th Ave., will present a six-week course, “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions” Wednesday evenings, starting Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

The course is from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and will cover such topics as “Choosing Life: The Obligation to Seek Healing,” “Flesh of My Flesh: Organ Transplants in Jewish Law,” “Rolling the Dice: Risky and Experimental Treatments,” “New Beginnings: The Ethics of Reproductive Technologies,” “With You in Mind: Ethical Treatment of the Mentally Disabled,” and “Secret Code: Genetics and the Ethics of Patient Confidentiality.”

The cost to attend these sessions is $75 or $142.50 per couple.

For more information, visit or call (509) 443-0770.

Free concert

Northwood Presbyterian Church, 6721 N. Monroe St., will present Marshall McLean in concert Friday at 7 p.m.

McLean is a Christian acoustic-folk guitarist, singer and songwriter from Spokane.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 328-2012.

Women’s tea

Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St., will present a women’s tea Saturday at noon.

A light lunch and tea will be served, and there will be raffle tickets for sale to win gift baskets.

The event will benefit the church to help with building a new roof and other building repairs.

There is a suggested donation of $15 to attend.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 327-4449.

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