Arrow-right Camera

Washington Voices

Religion calendar

Thu., Oct. 17, 2013

Spokane Valley This week

Christmas/Fall Bazaar and Rummage Sale – Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Otis Orchards Community Church, 23304 E. Wellesley Ave. Includes crafts for kids and refreshments. Presented by the the women’s ministry at OCC, all proceeds go to helping those in need in the community and to missionaries for special needs.

Octoberfest at Zion Lutheran Church – Sunday, 4 p.m. German dinner with a festive flair and a focus on how to use personal talents as a ministry. Call or sign up in the church social hall, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. (509) 926-5407.


Fall Festival at Zion Lutheran Church – Oct. 27 have children wear appropriate costumes to the 10:30 a.m. service then attend the festival at noon at the church, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. Includes a costume parade, food, games and treats. (509) 926-5407.

Harvest Fun Night – Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m. in the Christian Education Building at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. Includes music, games, prizes, food, quilt display and pies. (509) 891-5059.

Men’s Conference – Nov. 1-3 at Clearwater Lodge, 8513 state Highway 211 at Davis Lake in Newport. Speaker is Bill Robinson and worship with Jamie Mann. Register online at or (509) 701-2880.

Harvest Dinner Fundraiser – Nov. 2, 5-7 p.m. at Veradale United Church of Christ, 611 N. Progress Road. Donations are welcome, proceeds benefit the mission and ministry of VUCC. (509) 926-7173.

Spokane This Week

Mocktail Movie Night: “The Loving Story” –Today, 7 p.m. at the Foley Teleconference Center, Gonzaga University. The movie illuminates the definitive account of the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Free mocktails and popcorn available. GU Professor Sara Diaz of Women’s and Gender Studies will lead a post-film discussion. Presented by UMEC, SWRC/G+, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Created Equal Grant. (509) 313-5836.

Rummage Sale – Friday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th St. (509) 448-7102.

100 Years of Broadway Celebration – Musical event Friday-Sunday at Unity Spiritual Center Spokane, 2900 S. Bernard St. Tickets $15/available at the center. Proceeds will fund improvement projects. (509) 838-6518.

Super Senbei Saturday – Shifts available Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. The event is a group preparation of Japanese rice crackers for the Fall Food Festival Nov. 3. (509) 534-7954 or email sleepystupidbuddha@

Apple Festival Craft and Bake Sale – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m., at Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church, 9908 E. Green Bluff Road. No admission fee to craft and bake sale; offering $3 apple dumplings. Worship is at 10 a.m. on Sundays. (509) 238-9100.

Community Hymn Sing – Sunday, 3 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, 1725 W. Courtland Ave. (509) 534-8080.

Beginner’s Passage Meditation Workshop – Five-week session starts Tuesday. Classes are 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 19 at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. $10/suggested donation. (509) 328-3829.

People Who Care Event – Wednesday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 N. River Drive. Breakfast and lunch available. Sponsored by Covenant Church, 2308 E. 57th Ave. (509) 448-1311.


Pub Theology – Oct. 24, 7 p.m. at Evergreen Bistro, 1902 W. Francis Ave. Topic is prayer. (509) 325-4541 or email

Fall Festival Fundraiser – Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. at Unity Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. Includes face-painting, Country Store, bingo, games, good and baked goods. Proceeds benefit Camp Peace 2014. (509) 466-1769.

HeartSongs: Journey from the Edge of the World! – Oct. 26, 7 p.m. at The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Concert showcases the Voiceless Choir made up of formerly homeless families. Silent auction begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds fund gas vouchers and food for the choir practices. Tickets $15/each, $30/families available through TicketsWest or at Covenant Christian Church, (509) 448-1311 or

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.


Click here to comment on this story »