Arrow-right Camera

Voices

Merging Lutheran churches plan farewell barbecue

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011

Earlier this year the congregations of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Christ Lutheran Church voted to merge to form a new congregation, Advent Lutheran Church. As the merger enters its final phase, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is planning to host a farewell barbecue next Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Current and former members or friends of the church are invited . People are asked to bring photos to help with the walk down memory lane. The church will provide meat. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish to share.

The event will take place at Good Shepherd Lutheran, 810 S. Sullivan Road.

Vacation Bible schools

• East Valley Presbyterian Church, 5305 N. Harvard Road, is finalizing plans for a Rainforest Adventure vacation Bible school Aug. 3 through 6. The first three days, the session will start with a light dinner at 5:30 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. The school will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the final day.

The session is for ages 4 and up, including adults. The charge is $5 per person with a maximum of $20 per family. Those planning to attend are asked to call the church office at (509) 924-0010 to register.

• A SonSurf Beach Bash vacation Bible school is scheduled for Aug. 1 through 4 at Spokane Valley Wesleyan Church, 16607 E. Broadway Ave. Classes will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. daily and include games, snacks, music and story time. Children age 4 through the sixth grade are invited to attend.

The suggested donation is $5 per child with a maximum of $10 per family. Call the church at (509) 924-9775 to register.



Click here to comment on this story »