November 24, 2011 in Washington Voices

Religion Notebook: Manito Methodist marks Advent start

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd., will present “Light Up the Tree” on Sunday, the first Sunday of Advent.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. with Advent crafts and refreshments. Children will be invited to make Advent lanterns. At 6 p.m. there will be a children’s parade of lanterns which will move the crowd outside to gather around the tree.

The church choir will lead everyone in Christmas carols, and the tree will be lit at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 747-4755.

Stories from the Holy Land

Country Homes Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 8415 N. Wall St., will present “Jerusalem Peacemakers, Stories of Hope from the Holy Land” on Monday at 7 p.m.

The event will feature Rabbi Eliyahu McLean and Sheikh Ghassan Manasra, Jewish and Muslim speakers from the Holy Land.

The presentation includes a talk, photos and video about grass-roots Arab-Jewish peace efforts.

Donations will be accepted.

For more information, email onepeacemany paths@gmail.com.

Advent soup supper devotionals

Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave., will hold Advent soup suppers and devotionals Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 8 p.m. through Dec. 21.

The series “The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem” will be presented by Rev. Barbara Caviezel.

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


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