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Spokane County

Church on the Lawn - Central Baptist Church, 19 W. Shannon Ave., will have a 10 a.m. Sunday service focusing on finding peace amid terrifying times. The Rev. Rick Church’s message will be, “Surprised by Peace when Your Boat Gets Swamped.” A free barbecue for the neighborhood will follow the service at 11:30 a.m. (509) 327-9322.

Taize service - Latah Valley Presbyterian Church, 202 E. Meadowlane Road, will present a Taize service Sunday at 7 p.m. The service will follow the traditional structure from the Iona community on the coast of Scotland and the Taize community in France. The services draw from the ancient traditions of Christianity. (509) 481-8119 or www.latahvalley.org.

Community dinner - Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road, will host its monthly free community dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by noon Tuesday. (509) 926-9766

Assurance - Women’s trio from Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Baptist Church, 11111 E. 16th Ave. Admission is free, and the public is welcome to attend.

North Idaho

Country Western Gospel Jubilee – Potluck today, 5:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring free entertainment by The Pole Cats, The Jubileers and The Parks. Free - will offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

Old Time Hymn Sing-along – Sunday, 6-7 p.m. in the Worship Theater at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring the lyrics and a brief bio of each hymn’s author and entertainment by Wanda Nulph Nixon on piano with song leader major Ernie Clevett. Free admission, no membership required. (208) 691-2548.

“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 September 6 at the church at 10583 N. Government Way, Hayden. (509) 869-6279.

DivorceCare – meets Wednesdays, 6 p.m. at Dalton Gardens Church of Christ, 6439 N. 4th St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 772-0541.

“Dances of Universal Peace” – 7-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month through June at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Donations accepted at the door. Sponsored by North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Church.

Aglow International - Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Speaker meeting Thursday and each fourth Thursday of the month, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lake City Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Call Betty at (208) 755-0805.


The Friendship Adventure Vacation Bible School at CMUC

Now registering kids in grades 1-5 for the camp July 9-13 from 9 a.m.–noon at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Kids will learn how to be better friends to each other and how to deal with bullying. Includes music, games, crafts, snacks and special activities throughout the week. Registration form available online www.cumccda.org, or call (208) 765-8800.

Parking Lot Sale and Crafts Fair – Vendors wanted for the event July 14, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1011 N. Compton St., Post Falls. To reserve space, leave a message at the church office at (208) 773-5321. $10/outdoor parking space, $15/inside space. Table rentals available. 

Pet Blessing at CUMC – July 15, 4 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-8800.

To include church news in this column, submit items two weeks in advance and include a contact phone number. In Idaho, send to Sherry Adkins by email at sherrya@ spokesman.com, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120. In Spokane County, email to Lisa Leinberger at lisal@spokesman.com or call (509) 459-5449.


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