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Sat., Nov. 9, 2013

North Idaho This week

Country-Western Gospel Jubilee – Today, 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Featuring free entertainment by Road Rangers, the Jubileers and Patty Parks. Offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

“I Am Restored” RLM Women’s Brunch – Today, 9:30-11 a.m. at the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. $3/suggested donation. Child care available. (208) 777-7325.

“Women of the Bible” Fashion Show and Luncheon – RSVP by Tuesday for the Coeur d’Alene Christian Women’s Connection luncheon on Thursday, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Featuring Sharon Peck and Jan Martinez. Music by Paul and Linda Ivie. Donations of nonperishable foods, laundry items and paper goods will be accepted for community outreach distribution. (208) 659-0743.


RLM Disciplemakers Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, two HUB locations Nov. 16, 8-10 a.m. Post Falls Hub in the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls; and Rathdrum Hub, Golden Spikes Community Center, 8580 West Yosemite St. (208) 777-7325.

Aglow International - Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Speaker meeting with Patricia Jarman on Nov. 21 , 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Email Becky at

United Methodist Women Harvest Bake Sale – Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-noon at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave. Proceeds support local and global mission projects. (208) 765-8800.


First Sunday Brunch – The first Sunday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at JB’s Restaurant, 704 W. Appleway. No host, menu orders optional. A ministry of Community United Methodist Church. (208) 765-8800.

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 Child care available upon reservation. (208) 777-7325, ext. 134.

Moms in Prayer International – Meets Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-noon, call for location: Candace, (208) 755-7339.

Community Family Night – Wednesdays, 6-8 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. (208) 765-8800.

Brown Bag Study – Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. in the library at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave. (208) 765-8800.

Divorce Care – The 13-week course offered 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 11 at Dalton Gardens Church of Christ, 6439 N. Fourth St. $15/workbook. (208) 772-0541.

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.

Friendship Kitchen – Community meal on Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m., at St. George’s Parish Center, 2010 N. Lucas St., Post Falls. (208) 773-4715.

Spokane Valley This week

Harvest Dinner – Today, 4:30 p.m. at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Proceeds benefit the ministries of United Methodist Women. $10/adults, $7/kids age 11 and under. (509) 924-7262.


Free Community Dinner – Nov. 26, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Outdoor Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec. 1, 3-5 p.m. at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. Festivities begin with family crafts followed by tree lighting, carols, live nativity, cookies and hot beverages. (509) 924-7262.

Spokane This week

Jubilee International Marketplace –Today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. The 25th annual event offers fair-trade handcrafts from more than 30 global and local vendors and artisans.  Soup lunch prepared by Christ Kitchen is available both days. Visit the Jubilee International Marketplace page at or call (509) 448-0805.

St. Francis of Assisi Women’s Club Bazaar – Today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the church, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. Includes a country store, food, boutique, raffles and lunch at 11 a.m. Wheelchair accessible. (509) 325-1321.

  Scandinavian Bazaar – Annual event today at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Norwegian coffee hour will be from 9-11 a.m. Cost: $4/four treats and coffee. Bazaar runs 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds benefit local charities. (509) 624-9233.

United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar – Today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Audubon Park United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. Includes crafts, gifts, food, antiques and raffles. Wheelchair access from Walton Street. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women’s mission and ministry projects. (509) 325-4541.

St. John’s Cathedral Holiday Bazaar – Today, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, 127 E. 12th Ave. Featuring handcrafted items, baked goods, vintage treasures, handmade doll clothing, holiday items, musical offerings, white elephant gifts, pie, lunch and raffle baskets worth $100 or more, $1/tickets. The gift shop will be open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the guilds at the church. (509) 838-4277.

Penny Auction at the Southside Senior Cente r – Moran United Methodist Church presents the auction today, 11 a.m. at the center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Tickets are a penny each and can be used to bid on hundreds of themed gift baskets and gift certificates donated by local businesses. Auction includes an antique cane chair, signed paintings and lithographs, handcrafted quilt, specialty items, wooden rocking horse and tool set. Lunch/$5. Winning numbers will be drawn at 1 p.m., must be present to win. Proceeds benefit mission outreach. (509) 448-7102.

S econd Sunday Concert – Sunday, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. This month’s concert is recital by members of the Spokane Chapter of the American Guild of Organists members. $10 donation. Free parking available nearby in the lot behind Lindaman’s Restaurant. (509) 838-4277.

Community Hymn Sing – Sunday, 3 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 6528 N. Monroe St. (509) 534-8080.

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner – Free community meal, please bring a side dish. Sunday, 1 p.m. at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 2607 S. Ray St. (509) 534-0066.

Neighborhood Breakfast Outreach – Sunday 8:45-10 a.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. An informational class about being a Lutheran Christian is at 9:15 a.m., worship is at 10:30 a.m. at the church. (509) 710-3275.

Veterans Day Prayer and Healing Service – Monday, 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327-4446.

Healing Service – Tuesday, 7 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Catholic Charities Volunteer Information Session – Tuesday, 10-11:15 a.m. at Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave. Attendees will learn about volunteer opportunities, and facility tours will be available. RSVP to Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270 or

International Day of Tolerance – Ceremony supporting global justice, Friday at noon outside the Crosby Student Center at Gonzaga University. Presented by Unity Multicultural Education Center and Gonzaga University. (509) 313-5835.


Wild, Wild West St. John Vianney Auction – Nov. 16, begins at 5 p.m., includes dinner at Gonzaga Preparatory School, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. $45. (509) 995-1270.

Wine Tasting and Auction Fundraiser – Nov. 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St. Featuring samplings from 12 area wineries, music and food. Proceeds benefit outreach efforts. Tickets $35, (509) 624-2210.

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