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North Idaho This week

Country-Western Gospel Jubilee – Turkey dinner today, 5:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Bring a side dish. Featuring free entertainment by The Glory Band, The Jubileers and Patty Parks. Offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.

United Methodist Women Harvest Bake Sale – Sunday, 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 Friday, 5:30 p.m. with regular services Sunday 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 – Dec. 1 and 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 www.reallifeministries.com. 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

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

Thanksgiving Eve Service and Food Drive – Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 8304 E. Buckeye. 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, cookies and hot beverages. (509) 924-7262.

Toy Store at Opportunity Presbyterian Church – The sixth-annual Toy Store will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14 at the church, 202 N. Pines Road. Donations of new toys, cash and wrapping supplies are now being accepted during office hours, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon Fridays. The store is available to families in need and items are sold at an 80 percent discount from retail price as a means for families to provide Christmas presents for their children. (509) 924-9750.


This Week

A Pastor’s Journey to Judaism – Today, 6 p.m. at The Chabad Center, 4116 E. 37th Ave. Guest speaker is Yaakov Parisi, presenting his story on how he discovered Judaism. $8/advance, $10/door. (509) 443-0770.

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

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

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

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

Thanksgiving Worship At Lidgerwood Presbyterian Church – Thursday, 10 a.m. at the church, 4449 N. Nevada St. (509) 487-9667.

Dinner and a Movie Night – Friday, 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.

Christmas Pageant Advent Celebration – Dec. 8, 5 p.m. at Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church, 4102 S. Crestline St. Includes tree lighting, soup supper and pageant. (509) 448-2909.

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 sherrya@spokesman.com, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120.

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