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Thu., June 20, 2013, midnight


This week

Celtic Summer Solstice Communion Celebration – Friday, 7 p.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St. The Rev. Jane Nelson-Low will preside. Service includes contemporary sung chants and Celtic music and concludes outdoors around a bonfire with a potluck reception to follow. (509) 466-3100 or

“Speak Lord!” State of Life Discernment Retreat for Young Men and Women – Saturday-Sunday at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Benn Burr Road. Led by the Rev. Jeffrey Core and others. $100/overnight, includes meals. (509) 448-1224.

Josh Snodgrass Guitar Concerts – The Seattle-based award-winning artist will perform Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Fellowship Church of God, 2101 E. Everett Ave., with a chili cook-off to follow. (206) 335-1447.

Buddhist Etiquette Lecture – Sunday at 9 a.m. with Sangha service to follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Parish Feast Day Celebration – Sunday, Kneeling Vespers, 5 p.m. followed by dinner and a special missions presentation at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. (509) 328-9310.

Crystal Bowl Harmonic Sound Bath – Sunday, 7 p.m. at Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. $10. (509) 489-6964.

Everywhere Fun Fair - Where God’s World Comes Together VBS – Vacation Bible school for grades preschool through fourth grade Monday-June 28, 9 a.m.-noon at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.


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

Young Adults Buddhism Exploration Week at Sravasti Abbey – For ages 18-29, Monday-July 1 at Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport. Attendees should arrive by 5 p.m. Monday and stay through lunch on July 1. Led by the Venerable Thubten Chodron. Dana offering and registration are requested, visit or call (509) 447-5549.


GloryBound Concert – Free performance July 3, 7 p.m. at Arden Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. The men’s quartet is sponsored by Heartland Baptist College in Oklahoma City and travels with a pianist and sound technician. (509) 684-3983.

Feed Medical Lake free meal – Each second and fourth Monday 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 – July 9, 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 dana offering are requested. (509) 447-5549.

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