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Jewish series offered

Thu., Oct. 21, 2010

Rabbi Yisroel Hahn of Chabad of Spokane, 4116 E. 37th Ave., will lead 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 the topics “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.

Feed Cheney

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Eastern Washington University branch of Emmanuel Lutheran Church will host Feed Cheney, monthly free dinners, starting Monday and continuing on the last Monday of every month through May in the fellowship hall of Cheney United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., Cheney.

The dinners are served restaurant-style from 5 to 6 p.m. No paperwork is required. Feed Cheney is a partner of Second Harvest Food Bank.

At this month’s dinner, coats of all sizes from the Cheney School Coat Drive will be distributed. There will also be food to take home after the meal.

For more information, call Natalie Tauzin at (509) 324-1659 or e-mail at

Blessing of the animals

Heritage Congregational Church, 1801 E. 29th, will present a blessing of the animals service Sunday at 10 a.m.

Pets are welcome to come into the sanctuary to receive the blessing.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 624-5090.

Preschool open house

Heritage Christian Early Learning Center, 1801 E. 29th Ave., will host an open house today at 5 p.m. for parents interested in enrolling children ages 1 to 5 in the school.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 624-5090.


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