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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 West Yosemite St. (208) 777-7325.

Mike Bryant Country Gospel Concert – Friday, 6 p.m. at Hastings, 101 Best Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (877) 727-0697.

Spokane Valley

This week

Christmas/Fall Bazaar and Rummage Sale – Today, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Otis Orchards Community Church, 23304 E. Wellesley Ave. Includes crafts for kids and refreshments. Presented by 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.


This Week

Rummage Sale – Today, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. Sale items include furniture, lamps, pictures, comforters, toys and household goods. (509) 448-7102.

Super Senbei Saturday – Shifts available today 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 on Nov. 3. (509) 534-7954 or email

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

Apple Festival Craft & Bake Sale – Today, 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 charge 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, 6-7:30 p.m., at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Continues weekly through Nov. 19. $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 – Thursday, 7 p.m. at Evergreen Bistro, 1902 W. Francis Ave. Topic is prayer. (509) 325-4541 or email

Fall Festival Fundraiser – Thursday, 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.

Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon – Now accepting quality items for white elephant section until Friday for the event Nov. 2 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St. (509) 235-6300.

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

Tibetan Buddhism with Lama Lakshey Zangpo Rinpoche – Sundays through Nov. 17, 10-11 a.m., teachings on “Words of my Perfect Teacher”; 11 a.m. to noon, teachings on meditation. Held at a private residence at 2902 E. Oval Ave. Suggested donation/$10. (509) 263 -4349.

Central Baptist Church – Fall schedule includes breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by adult class and Sunday school at 9:30 and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with a guest speaker. Coffee hour at 12:15 p.m. Call the church to arrange transportation. Adult Bible study on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Prayer Circle Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Sewing Circle fourth Thursday of each month at the church, 19 W. Shannon Ave. (509) 327-9322.

Adult Basic Judaism Classes – Most Sundays through 2013, 10 a.m.-noon at Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave. Cost is $50/each TBS member or couple including text books, $150/nonmembers, $50/each additional nonmember family member. Call for information, (509) 747-3304.

Spokane Inter-Faith Council – Meets second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at Center For Spiritual Living, 2825 33rd Ave. (509) 534-1011.

Eastern Washington


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

Bazaar Day in Cheney – Nov. 2, crafts, raffles, white elephant and baked goods at three churches: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.; and United Methodist Church, Fourth and G streets, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (509) 370-1498.

Celebration Events at Sravasti Abbey – Sharing the Dharma days Nov. 3 and Dec. 8, 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m.; 10th anniversary birthday Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 692 Country Lane, Newport. Call to reserve a space, (509) 447-5549.


“Feed Medical Lake” Free Meal – Each second Monday of the month, 5-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 223 S. Hallett St., Medical Lake. (509) 714-1150.

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