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North Idaho This week

RLM Disciplemakers Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, two HUB locations today, 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 W. Yosemite St. (208) 777-7325.

Aglow International - Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Speaker meeting with Patricia Jarman, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday 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.

RLM Thanksgiving Weekend Worship – One service on Nov. 29, 5:30 p.m. with regular services Dec. 1 at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. at the Real Life Ministries Post Falls campus, 1866 Cecil Road; and 9 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at RLM Coeur d’Alene, 610 N. Fourth Street. (208) 777-7325.


First Sunday Brunch – The first Sunday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at JB’s Restaurant, 704 W. Appleway Ave. 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 Candace, (208) 755-7339, for location.

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.

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 Upcoming

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

Thanksgiving Eve Service and Food Drive – Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. Bring a nonperishable food item for Cupboard of Daily Bread to help support St. Peter’s Food Bank. (509) 926-5407.

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 scene, cookies and hot beverages. (509) 924-7262.

Spokane This week

Let’s Do Coffee! Women’s Ministry – Today, 9:30 a.m. in Tiffany Hall at Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church, 312 W. Hawthorne Road. Guest will be Ashley Hartnett, wife of youth director Greg Hartnett. Call to reserve space for child care, (509) 466-0305.

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

Wine Tasting and Auction Fundraiser – Today, 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 local and international outreach efforts. Tickets $35/each, (509) 624-2210.

Dharma Discussion and Potluck – Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Featuring the Rev. Kyojyo Inohara and the Rev. Jyoko Takeuchi, both visiting from Tokyo. (509) 534-7954.

Free Weekly Community Dinner – Each Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Mead United Methodist Church, 12611 N. Wilson St. Includes soup, salad, rolls and dessert. Nov. 26, meal will be a turkey dinner. (509) 466-7866.

Pub Theology – Thursday, 7 p.m. at Little Garden Café, 2901 W. Northwest Blvd. Discussion on the topic of evil, open to anyone age 18 and older. Presented by Audubon Park United Methodist Church. (509) 325-4541.


St. John’s Parish Thanksgiving Dinner – Nov. 24 at noon in the Great Hall following the 10:30 a.m. worship service at the cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Offering accepted. (509) 838-4277.

Thanksgiving Meal and Worship – Nov. 24, holiday meal follows 10:30 a.m. worship at Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3414.

Thanksgiving Eve Worship – Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church, 4102 S. Crestline St. (509) 448-2909.

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service “Gratitude for the Generations” – Nov. 28, 10 a.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Keynote speaker is Meredith Hutchison Hartley. Offering will go to Meals on Wheels and Spokane Interfaith Council. (509) 534-1011.

Thanksgiving Worship at Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church – Nov. 28, 10 a.m., 4449 N. Nevada St. (509) 487-9667.

Dinner and a Movie Night – Nov. 29, 6 p.m. movie to be announced, $5 dinner at 7 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

South Hill Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. Event begins with kids Advent crafts, then 6 p.m. Christmas carol sing-along followed by the 6:45 p.m. lighting of a 100-foot spruce tree. Cookies and cocoa will be served. (509) 747-4755.

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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