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This week

“The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus” Lenten Series – Six-session DVD study by Adam Hamilton offered through Thursday at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Class times are Sundays, 9 a.m., Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 7 a.m. The series uses video shot on location in the Holy Land to retrace the paths Jesus took from his baptism on the Jordan River to his final days in Jerusalem. Child care is provided on Sundays and Wednesdays. (208) 765-8800 or

Holy Week

“He Lives!” Palm Sunday Cantata – Sunday at the 10 a.m. service and again at 5 p.m. at Faith Ministries, 5073 E. 16th Ave., Post Falls. Free. (208) 773-0236 or visit

Holy Week at Unity Church of North Idaho – Palm Sunday service and “Journey to Freedom,” musical celebration 9-11 a.m.; Good Friday service, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunrise service March 31, 6:30 a.m., services, 9 and 11 a.m., egg hunt will follow a 12:30 p.m. at the church, 4465 N. 15th St. (208) 664-1125.

Holy Week at Community United Methodist Church – Palm Sunday traditional worship, 9 a.m., contemporary worship 10:30 a.m.; Maundy Thursday worship service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday worship service, 7 p.m.; Easter services: traditional worship March 31 with special Easter choir and pipe organ, 9 a.m.; contemporary service, 10:30 a.m., breakfast served from 9:15-11:30 a.m. by donation to support youth group mission trip. Child care provided during all services at CUMC, 1470 W. Hanley Ave. (208) 765-8800.

Community Egg Hunts and Easter Services at Real Life Ministries –Flashlight hunt for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, Friday, 8:30 p.m. at RLM, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Bring your own light. March 30 hunts for children in fifth grade and younger at 10 a.m. at G.E. Phippeny Park, 827 N. Seventh St., Coeur d’Alene, and 3:30 p.m. at the RLM campus in Post Falls, 1866 Cecil Road. Easter services are Friday, 5:30 and 7 p.m., March 30 at 4 p.m. and March 31, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. at RLM in Post Falls. (208) 777-7325.

Old Time Hymn Sing-along – Traditional Easter hymns March 31, 5 p.m. in the Worship Theater at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free entertainment by Wanda Nulph Nixon on grand piano and Majs. Ernie and Juanita Clevett leading. No membership required. (208) 691-2548.


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, child care and a class for everyone. Register online for adult classes at Child care available upon reservation. (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 – Thursdays, 7 p.m. at the Love Your Life Center, 1111 E. Sherman Ave., 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.

“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. Call (208) 676-1610 for information.

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 Bodhisattva Way: Cultivating Bodhicitta and the Six Far-reaching Practices” – Five-week series meets April 5, 12 and 19 at Life Center Therapies for Well-being, 1319 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Presented by Tibetan nuns the Venerables Chonyi and Samten from Sravasti Abbey of Newport. Hosted by Coeur d’Alene Dharma Friends. Free/offering accepted. (208) 664-5697.


Lutherhaven Work Weekend – Three-day work weekend on Lake Coeur d’Alene April 12-14 to prepare the camp for summer. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Free to workers, lodging and breakfasts included. Bring overnight toiletries, food and a sleeping bag. (208) 667-3459, ext. 110, or (866) 729-8372.

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