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Thu., May 16, 2013

Spokane Valley

This week

Spring Flower and Crafts Sale – Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 15319 E. Eighth Ave. (509) 926-6450.


RLM Father-Daughter Dance – June 14, 6-8 p.m. at Valley Real Life Ministries, 1831 S. Barker Road, Greenacres. A ’50s-style sock hop, cost includes soda floats, ice cream, prizes and a professional photo. $25/by June 13, $5/additional daughter; $30 at the door. Register online at or call (509) 232-0840.


This week

“Bad Girls of the Bible” Women’s Retreat – Friday-Sunday in Wallace, Idaho, presented by St. John’s Cathedral. $100/program, several lodging options available. (509) 838-4277 or email for more information,

Community Outreach Fundraiser – Rummage sale and plant sale Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St. (509) 448-2255.

Mark Brombaugh Organ Concert – MusicFest Northwest 2013 concludes with the performance Saturday, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10 at the door. (509) 838-4277.

Gotan-E Service and Dharma Talk with the Rev. Kodo Hiromichi Umezu – Includes the Sarana Affirmation Naming Service Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Pentecost Celebration – Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Pentecost Worship Celebration – Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 18th Avenue and Freya Street. (509) 448-9736.

Day of Pentecost Worship – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and Holy Trinity worship May 26, 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. (509) 235-6300.

Blackwood Brothers Legacy Quartet Concerts – The Nashville-based group will perform locally Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Crestline Baptist Church, 2206 E. 44th Ave. (509) 448-1138; May 25, 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 5920 state Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls; and May 26, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Heights Community Church, 3527 E. 29th Ave. Free admission. (509) 414-6413.

Catholic Charities Needs Volunteers – Recruits are needed to help with an event on Tuesday. Call (509) 358-4270 for details.


Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery Memorial Services – May 25 at 9 a.m. at Fairmount Memorial Gardens; 10 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery; and 11 a.m. at Pines Cemetery. (509) 328-9310.

Introduction to Buddhism – May 26, 9 a.m. followed by Sangha service at 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Dinner and a Movie Night – May 31, dinner at 6 p.m., cost is $5 followed by a movie to be announced at 7 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Serenity 12-step Retreat – May 31-June 2 at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $185/each, $280/couple, $100/commuters. (509) 448-1224.

The Heart Turned Toward God: A Silent, Contemplative Retreat Weekend – June 7, 7 p.m. to June 9, 1 p.m. at The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior St. Sister Patricia Novak will facilitate the retreat. $179/suggested donation, $25/nonrefundable RSVP fee due at time of registration. (509)483-6495 or email

Open House and Picnic at Bigelow Chapel – June 9, 1-4 p.m. at the interfaith center at 7302 N. Palmer Road. (509) 954-9058.


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 textbooks, $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 Ave. (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, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120.


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