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Religion Notebook: Bach’s Cantata No. 10 to be performed

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave., will present organist Christopher Nelson at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Part of St. John’s Mostly Second Sunday recital series, Nelson will play “Meine Seel erhebt den Herren,” J.S. Bach’s Cantata No. 10. The piece was arranged by Nelson in the style of Franz Liszt.

Nelson is organist and music director at Messiah Lutheran Church in Spokane and a member of the Spokane Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

The church will accept $5 donations at the door for admission.

Information: (509) 838-4277.

Speaker events

Healing Room Ministries, 112 E. First Ave., will present speaker Patricia King on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

King is a minister and entrepreneur, author, television host and co-founder of in Maricopa, Ariz.

The Healing Room will live stream the events online at

Information: (509) 456-0517.

Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road, will present Shane Claiborne at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Robinson Teaching Theatre of Weyerhaeuser Hall.

Claiborne will speak on “Christianity and American Citizenship: Jesus for President.” He is a founding partner of the Simple Way, an organization formed to connect radical faith communities around the world. He is the author of “The Irresistible Revolution,” “Jesus for President,” and “Becoming the Answer to our Prayers.”

Information: Kathy Fechter, (509) 777-4937 or email

Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will present “Introduction to Buddhism,” a lecture by Sensei Christine Marr on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Marr will give a brief overview of Shin Buddhism followed by a short film.

The lecture will be followed by the 10:30 a.m. service.

Information: (509) 534-7954.

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