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Temple’s kosher dinner is Sunday

Thu., March 10, 2011

Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., will present its 70th annual kosher dinner on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

More than 250 volunteers from the temple will organize, cook and serve this traditional dinner which will include kosher beef brisket, appetizers, side dishes and dessert.

Orders to go will be available.

There will also be homemade baked goods for sale in the deli bar, a gift shop with items made in Israel, handmade jewelry, books, ceramic décor, greeting cards and traditional Judaica gifts.

Entertainment will include the Klezmer band, Chutzpah, the Kosher Redhots and the Mavens.

Tickets are $15, and children 11 and younger will be admitted for $8.

Tickets can be purchased at Huppin’s Hi-Fi Photo and Video stores, Manito Ship & Copy, Pawn 1 North, Pawn 1 Valley, Pawn 1 Post Falls, and Super One Foods on 29th Avenue. Tickets also are offered online at and will be available at the door.

For more information, call the Kosher Dinner hotline at (509) 747-3304.

Lenten events

Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St., will present Lenten Services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent.

A soup lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m., and a soup supper will be served at 6 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 327-4446.

Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave., will present Lenten soup suppers and devotions at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesdays through April 13.

The program is based on the book and DVD, “24 Hours that Changed the World” by Adam Hamilton.

The study’s aim is to understand the events that happened during the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life.

The whole family is invited to attend.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 448-7102.

• The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual fish fry to benefit the student tuition assistance program at St. Patrick School Fridays, March 11 through April 15.

The Stations of the Cross will be presented at 5:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 5021 N. Nelson St., and the dinner will be served in the school cafeteria.

The cost to attend is $7.50 per person and a family discount will be available at the door.

For more information, call Jim Forsyth at (509) 443-5415.

Speaker events

• The Christians United for Israel will present an informational event Tuesday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 1502 W. Eighth Ave.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Mead High School girls string quartet. The informational program will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a question-and-answer session at 8:30 p.m.

If you have questions, you may call Doug Turner at (509) 270-3003 or visit

• The Spokane College Women will present speaker Jay Richards, a senior fellow and director of research at the Discovery Institute, during its monthly meeting March 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St.

Richards will speak on his book “Money, Greed and God.”

The cost to attend is $16 and reservations must be made by Wednesday.

For more information, call (509) 368-0695, or e-mail reservations@


Shiloh Hills Fellowship, 207 E. Lincoln Road, will present the Women’s Concert Choir and Bell Ensemble from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago Sunday at 6 p.m.

The group, founded in 1955, has performed around the world and includes 30 to 45 women from a variety of academic majors.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 467-9380.

• The Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 2733 W. Northwest Blvd., will present the DeColores Community Hand Bell Choir Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The bell choir, conducted by Blanche Kangas, formed in 1990.

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

Fig Tree benefit

The Fig Tree nonprofit, faith-based media will hold a fundraising breakfast and lunch next week.

A breakfast buffet will be Wednesday starting at 7:15 a.m. in Cataldo Hall on the campus of Gonzaga University. A program, “Communicating Credibly, Lifting Voices of Hope,” will be presented from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

A boxed lunch will be served March 18 at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 611 S. Garland Ave., starting at 11:45 a.m. The program will be presented from noon to 1 p.m.

To reserve a place or host a table, call (509) 535-4112 or (509) 535-1813.

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