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Summer Hymn Sing – Sunday, 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 424 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 691-8349.

“Overtime” Summer Ministry at True North Church – Summer service will be on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. with a free meal at 6 p.m. through Sept. 6 at the church at 10583 N. Government Way, Hayden. (509) 869-6279.

DivorceCare – 13-week class began July 25 and is on consecutive Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. at Dalton Gardens Church of Christ, 6439 N. Fourth St. Free. (208) 772-0541.


Senior day at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center – The event for those 55 and older will include lunch, social time, live music, games and tours of the facility. Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $10. (509) 448-1224.

Buddhist Obon celebration – Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will present the Rev. Grant Ikuta from the Canadian Buddhist Churches on Sunday during two services. The first will be at 9 a.m. at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, 211 N. Government Way, for the Obon cemetery service. Obon is a festival of souls celebrated in July in Japan to honor departed ancestors. Ikuta will give the Dharma talk during the 10:30 a.m. service at the temple. (509) 534-7954.

To include church news in this column, please submit items at least two weeks in advance and include a contact phone number to publish. Send to Sherry Adkins by email at, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120. For Spokane churches, send to Lisa Leinberger by email at


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