May 12, 2011 in Washington Voices

Religion Notebook: Organ music to fill cathedral


The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will present members of the local American Guild of Organists in concert Sunday at 4 p.m.

The concert will feature music from Bach to contemporary Finnish composers played on the church’s three-manual Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, which was installed under the cathedral’s Rose Window in 1960.

The cost to attend is a $5 donation at the door.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-4277.

More concerts

First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd., will present “An Evening of Musical Celebration, Worship and Praise,” Sunday at 6 p.m.

The evening will include men’s gospel quartet FourGiven and a 30-voice choir. There will also be a worship team and praise band.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 467-8986.


• The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a six-session class, “Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World,” Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Chabad of Spokane, 4116 E. 37th Ave.

The course, which starts today, will be led by Rabbi Yisroel Hahn.

“We explore the mystical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of Shabbat to unlock a model for how to find serenity and a transcendent frame of mind throughout life’s experiences,” course author Rabbi Zalman Abraham writes.

The course is designed to appeal to people of all levels of Jewish knowledge.

For more information, call Chabad at (509) 443-0770.

The Spokane Interfaith Council will present “Aging and Passing,” a panel discussion that will include members of many faiths sharing their perspectives about the end of life.

The discussion will be Sunday, May 15, at 5 p.m. at Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St.

A potluck dinner will follow the discussion and everyone should bring a dish to share.

For more information, email

100th anniversary

Lincoln Heights Congregational Church, 3527 E. 29th Ave., will present its 100-year anniversary and homecoming celebration Saturday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 534-7821.

Leadership Prayer Breakfast

The 50th annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast will be held Friday at 7 a.m. in the DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom, 322 N. Spokane Falls Court.

The event will feature keynote speaker Rev. Noel Castellanos, a speaker, mentor, motivator and author.

The cost to attend is $25 per person or $250 for a table of 10.

For more information, call Rodney McAuley at (509) 953-8003.

Blood drive

St. Peter’s Parish, 3520 E. 18th Ave., will host a blood drive Sunday from 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parish hall.

The church has held blood drives twice a year since November 2000 and expects its 1,000th donation Sunday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 536-7752.

Yard sale

Mission Community Presbyterian Church, 2103 E. Mission Ave., will have a yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 534-4502.

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