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North Idaho This week

RLM Disciplemakers Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, three HUB locations, today, 8-10 a.m. Post Falls Hub in the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls; Coeur d’Alene Campus Hub, 610 N. Fourth St.; and Rathdrum Hub, Golden Spikes Community Center, 8580 W. Yosemite St. (208) 777-7325.

Country-Western Gospel Jubilee – Today, 6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring free entertainment by New Anointing Quartet, The Jubileers and Patty Parks. Free-will offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

Kingdom Rock – Where Kids Stand Strong for God VBS – Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 812 W. Second St., Rathdrum. (208) 773-2409 or (208) 661-2559.


Aglow International – Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Prayer Gathering Aug. 1 with fellowship at 9:30 a.m. and prayer from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Email Becky at fragranceministries@yahoo.com.

Wild Women at the Ranch Retreat – For women age 16 and older, Aug. 2-4 at Shoshone Camp on Coeur d’Alene River Road at Milepost 29.5 near Prichard, Idaho. $149 registration due at least seven days in advance, $50 nonrefundable deposit required. (208) 667-3459 or (866) 729-8372, ext. 110.


Faith @ Home Monday Night Hub – Mondays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Free fellowship includes a meal and a class for everyone. Register online for adult classes at www.reallifeministries.com. Child care available upon request. (208) 777-7325, ext. 134.

Community Family Night – Wednesdays, 6 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Potluck dinner followed by games and all-ages activity, adult choir and youth group for grades 6-12 at 6:30 p.m. (208) 765-8800.

A Course in Miracles – Meets Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Liberty Services, 1042 W. Mill Ave., Suite 207, Coeur d’Alene. Facilitated by Mark Snider, (208) 777-1996.

Early Risers – Thursdays, 7 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Enjoy coffee, prayer, fellowship and Bible study. (208) 765-8800.

Spirit Cinema Circle– Third Friday of each month, 7-9 p.m. at Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St. $3. (208) 664-1125.

Spokane Valley This week

Ladies Salad Luncheon – Today at noon in the courtyard at Advent Lutheran Church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave.. (509) 892-4016.

Kingdom Chronicles Vacation Bible School – Today-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

LDS Pioneer Day Celebration and Re-enactment – Today, pioneer parade re-enactment of the Mormon migration to Utah at 8:45 a.m. followed by breakfast and activities at the east end of the ball field area, 13608 E. 40th Court, Veradale. (509) 893-2587 or (509) 539-6548.

Adventures in Spiritual Play – After the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service participants can experience the inspiring prayer method of the labyrinth as a way of praying with your whole body. Veradale United Church of Christ, 611 N. Progress Road. (509) 926-7173.

Church in the Park with Lakeside Church Worship Team – Sunday, 11 a.m. at Pavillion Park in Liberty Lake, 727 N. Molter Road. Worship and word, followed by a picnic, bouncy castle, games and family fun. (509) 210-9779 or visit www.lakesidechurch.cc/.

Mythbusters Family VBS – Family Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. For ages 3 (potty-trained) through eighth grade. Includes family gathering time, optional parenting classes and family devotions. $10/child, $30/maximum per family. (509) 924-9750.


Opportunity Christian Church Annual Barbecue/Potluck – July 28 after worship, bring a side dish and your own meat and a crew will grill it at the church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-9273.

HTLC Monthly Community Dinner – A free community dinner is served at 6 p.m. July 30 and the last Tuesday of each month at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. Reservations are appreciated in advance or by 1 p.m. on the day of meal, but walk-ins are welcome. RSVP to the church at (509) 926-7966.

Free Neighborhood Barbecue and Oldies Car/Tractor Exhibit – Aug. 1, 5:30 p.m. at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

Spokane This Week

Annual Rummage Sale and Open House – Today, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. As part of the South Perry Street Fair event includes sale of furniture, household items, music, artwork and senbei (Japanese crackers). The Rev. Christine Marr will give tours of the temple and answer questions about Buddhism. (509) 534-7954.

God’s Backyard Bible Camp – Under the Stars VBS – For kids ages kindergarten through sixth grade Sunday-Thursday 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 Church, Fowler United Methodist and Messiah Lutheran will collaborate to co-sponsor this free event. Attend the Backyard Bash registration barbecue on Sunday at North Hill Christian Church or call to register, (509) 327-4446.

One With the Earth Adventures in Peacemaking Day Camp – For ages 5-12 Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. The intention of the week is to help assist the children in a realization of their oneness with the Earth, and each other . Call for registration information, (509) 863-8676 or (509) 951-6524.


Water Fun Day with St. John’s Cathedral – July 28, 1-4 p.m. at Comstock Park, 29th Avenue and Howard Street. Bring a picnic. (509) 838-4277.

The 15th Annual 8 Lakes Leg Aches Bike Ride – Aug. 3, participants can choose either a 15-, 30-, 45- or 75-mile ride touring scenic landscapes between Spokane, Medical Lake and Cheney. Enjoy coffee at the starting line at the Group Health office on Sunset Hill, nibble cookies at stops along the way and end the ride with food, entertainment and ice cream. Co-sponsored by Group Health and Lutheran Community Services Northwest. Proceeds benefit abused/neglected children and their families through the services at Lutheran community Services Sexual Assault & Family Trauma Response Center (SAFeT). $45/ride only, add $10 for shirt; $65/ride, shirt and socks; $185/ride, shirt and jersey. Call (509) 343-5020, email Christie at cmckee@lcsnw.org or visit www.lcsnw.org/ 8LakesRide/index.html.

Hillyard Festival Moving Forward Worship – Join varied denominations and traditions for church Aug. 4, 10 a.m. at Sharpley-Harmon Park. For information, call Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church at (509) 487-9667.

Exploring Monastic Life with Ven. Thubten Chodron Retreat – Aug. 9-26 retreat at Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport. The retreat is for lay people exploring the possibility of ordination and for nuns and monks who have been ordained for five years or less. A dana offering and registration form are requested to reserve a spot, www.sravasti.org or call (509) 447-5549.


Central Baptist Church – Summer schedule, no Sunday school, worship at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Joel Benegar. Sunday speaker is the Rev. Don Ott. Adult Bible study on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m., prayer circle Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the church, 19 W. Shannon. (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.

All-ages Bible classes and worship – Classes Sundays, 9:30 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 19 W. Shannon Avenue. (509) 327-9322.

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 sherrya@spokesman.com, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120.


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