May 23, 2013 in Washington Voices

Religion calendar



RLM Father Daughter Dance – June 14, 6-8 p.m. at Valley Real Life Ministries, 1831 S. Barker Road, Greenacres. The theme is 50s-style sock hop and 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.

Spokane Valley United Methodist Church VBS – “Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together” vacation Bible school for pre-school through fifth grade June 17-21 from 9 a.m.-noon at the church, 115 N Raymond Road. Free. Registration due by June 10. (509) 924-7262.

This Week

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

Blackwood Brothers Legacy Quartet Concerts – The Nashville-based group will perform Saturday, 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 5920 state Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls; and Sunday, 7 p.m. at Lincoln Heights Community Church, 3527 E. 29th Ave. Free admission. (509) 414-6413.

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

“Introduction to Buddhism” Lecture – Sunday, 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.

Spokane Faith & Values Coffee Talk – June 1, 10 a.m. at Morning Sun Bakery, 5602 N. Wall St. The topic is Spirituality and Relationships. (509) 240-1830.

“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. Sr. Patricia Novak, OSF, will facilitate the retreat. $179/suggested donation, $25/non-refundable RSVP fee due at time of registration. (509)483-6495 or email

Open House and Picnic at Bigelow Chapel – June 9, 1-4 pm. at the interfaith center at 7302 N. Palmer Road.

“Greater Things You Shall Do in My Name” Healing Weekend Retreat - June 14-16 at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Benn Burr Road. Led by Kathy Moore M.A. $185/each, $280/couple, $100/commuters. (509) 448-1224.

“Speak Lord!” State of Life Discernment Retreat for Young Men and Women - June 22-23 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.

“Everywhere Fun Fair – Where God’s World comes Together” VBS – Vacation Bible school for grades preschool through fourth grade. June 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

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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