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Thu., July 4, 2013

Spokane Valley

This week

Lutherhaven Day Camp Live-Loved VBS – Now registering age 3 through sixth grade for the camp Monday-July 12 from 9 a.m.-noon at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. Includes singing, crafts, games and archery for fourth-sixth grades, Summer mission project and Bible encounter. Call to register, (509) 951-7512 or visit Email


Mythbusters Family VBS – Family Vacation Bible School July 21-25 from 6-8 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. For ages 3 (potty-trained) through eighth grade. $10/child, $30/maximum per family. (509) 924-9750.


This Week

Independence Day Carillon Concert – Today, 9 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free concert after the city fireworks display. (509) 838-4277.

Live-Loved VBS at Zion Lutheran Church – Monday-July 12 at the church at 8304 W. Buckeye Ave. Call for information, (509) 926-5407.

Whitworth Institute of Ministry – Monday-July 12, “For Such a Time as This: Ancient Christian Wisdom for Postmodern Times” featuring theologians, Carolyn Gordon and James K.A. Smith. Costs vary, public welcome to free worship Monday-July 11 at 7 p.m. on campus at 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Call (509) 777-4345 or visit


Hawaiian Sunday at Country Homes Christian Church – July 14, 10:30 a.m. worship with a barbecue lunch to follow at the church, 8415 N. Wall St. Hawaiian attire encouraged. (509) 466-3414.

Entertaining Angels: Peacemaking Through Radical Hospitality – July 15-20 at Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America event includes speakers, workshops and more. Conference costs vary, evening worship free. Call (509) 928-7987 or visit summer-conference.

Kingdom Chronicles VBS – July 20-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

God’s Backyard Bible Camp – Under the Stars VBS – For ages kindergarten through sixth grade, July 21-25 from 5:30-8:15 p.m. at North Hill Christian Church, 4620 N. Post St. Each night will begin with a family meal and adult classes are also offered nightly from 6:20-7:20 p.m. at the church. Central Baptist, Fowler United Methodist and Messiah Lutheran will collaborate to co-sponsor this free event. Attend the backyard bash registration barbecue on July 21 at North Hill Christian Church or call to register, (509) 327-4446.


Central Baptist Church summer schedule – No Sunday school, worship at 10 a.m. Adult Bible study on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. at the church, 19 W. Shannon Ave. (509) 327-9322.

Adult Basic Judaism Classes – Most Sundays through 2013, 10 a.m.-noon at Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. Cost is $50/each TBS member or couple including text books, $150/nonmembers, $50/each additional nonmember family member. Call for information, (509) 747-3304.

Eastern Washington

This week

Feed Medical Lake Free Meal – Monday and the second and fourth Mondays through August, 5-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 223 S. Hallett St., Medical Lake. (509) 714-1150.

Gesha Thabkhe at Sravasti Abbey – Tuesday, 5 p.m. through lunch on July 15 Thabkhe will teach the Aryadeva’s 400 Stanza on the Middle Way text with translation by Joshua Cutler at Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport. Registration and offering are requested. (509) 447-5549.


Pensacola Christian College Drama Troupe Presentation – July 15, 7 p.m. at Arden Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. (509) 684-3983.

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