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Sat., Sept. 7, 2013

North Idaho This week

Post Falls Calvary Lutheran 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend – Purchase tickets by Sunday for the dinner Sept. 28, 2-4:30 p.m. at Camp Lutherhaven on Lake Coeur d’Alene, $20/person. Worship Sept. 29, 9 a.m. followed by a potluck brunch and program at the church, 1101 N. Compton St. (208) 773-5321.

Divorce Care – Series begins Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, Mod B. $15/materials, childcare available upon reservation. Call to register, (208) 777-7325, ext. 195, or go online at single-adults.

“Be A Kid At Heart” CWC Luncheon – RSVP by Tuesday for the Coeur d’Alene Christian Women’s lunch Thursday from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Speakers include Susan and Brent Sommers, owners of Figpickles Toy Emporium, and Daisy Catchings with Secret to Serenity presentation. Music by Sharon Peck. Family Promise community outreach needs donations of regular silverware, diapers, baby wipes, hair brushes and new socks and underwear for men and women. $14. (208) 687-6906.

Bible Study Fellowship Classes – Resumes this week with women’s class with preschool program Wednesdays at 9:10 a.m. and an evening class with a school program for grades 1-12 is offered Mondays at 6:45 p.m. at Anthem Friends Church, 251 W. Miles Ave., Hayden. A men’s class with a school program for grades 1-12 meets Mondays, 6:55 p.m. at Lake City Community Church, 6000 Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. The program is a free, 30-week study on the book of Matthew. Please do not bring children on your first day as they need to be registered before attending class. Visit

Preparing Women for the Workforce Workshop – Thursday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Union Gospel Mission Center for Women and Children, 196 Haycraft Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Program presents information on vocational training and preparing women for the workforce. (208) 665-4673.


“Who Am I” RLM Women’s Brunch – Sept. 14, 9:30-noon at the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Guest speaker is Kelli Couch. $3/suggested donation. Child care available. (208) 777-7325.

Aglow International - Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Speaker meeting with Cherrie Simpson, a prophetic psalmist, Sept. 19 , 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Email Becky at

Culture & Theology Lecture Series at The Kroc Center – All lectures begin at 7 p.m. “The Importance of Doctrine,” Sept. 26; “I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist,” Oct. 9 at The Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free, register to reserve a spot. (208) 667-1865.


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.

A Course in Miracles – Meets Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Liberty Services, 1042 W. Mill Ave., Suite 207, Coeur d’Alene. Facilitated by Mark Snider, (208) 777-1996.

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.

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month through June at Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Donations accepted at the door. Sponsored by North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Church.

Spirit Cinema Circle– Third Friday of each month, 7-9 p.m. at Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St. $3. (208) 664-1125.

Spokane Valley

This week

Special Services at Sozo Church – Back to Church Sunday, 10 a.m. at the church, 404 N. Argonne Road. (509) 590-8381.

Rally Sunday – Sunday worship, 10 a.m. with barbecue and ministry fair and door prizes to follow from 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. (509) 924-7262.


“God’s Work, Our Hands” Community Service Project – Sunday, nationwide day of service with four million members, almost 10,000 congregations and 65 synods serving in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Join Advent Lutheran Church for local projects, 13009 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 928-7733.

Rally Day – Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m. music followed by games, crafts and snacks at Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-3691.

Fall Worship at Advent Lutheran Church – Fall Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. begin Sept. 15 at the church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave. (509) 928-7733.

Rally Day and Fall Schedule – Begins Sept. 15, breakfast from 8:15-9:15 a.m., Bible lesson at 9:30 a.m. followed by new worship time at 10:30 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Guest Speaker at Mead United Methodist Church – Sept. 22, 10 a.m. worship with Darin Hilderbrand of Just Plain Darin at the church, 12611 N. Wilson St. (509) 468-0703.

Free Community Dinner – Sept. 24 and each last Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Women’s Conference at Clearwater Lodge – Begins Sept. 27, 4 p.m. and continues through 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at Clearwater Lodge at Davis Lake, 8513 state Highway 211, Newport. Speaker is Glenna Salsbury. $89-$175/each, call for registration info or visit online at (509) 701-2880.


This week

Chabad of Spokane High Holiday Services – Today: Rosh Hashanah, 10 a.m., special class at 7 p.m. with Shabbat ending at 8:06 p.m. Friday: Yom Kippur candle-lighting and fast begin at 6:49 p.m., Kol Nidre Service at 7 p.m. Sept. 14: Yom Kippur service 9 a.m. Yizkor service at 11 a.m., Mincha and Neilah service at 5:30 p.m., fast ends at 7:51 p.m. followed by light refreshments. All services at 4116 E. 37th Ave. Hebrew-English prayer books available. Reservations appreciated, (509) 443-0770 or email

“Engaging Millennials” Spokane Faith & Values Coffee Talk – Today, 10 a.m. at Revel 77 Coffee, 3223 E. 57th Ave. Spokane Faith & Values panel discussion. (509) 240-1830.

Rally Sunday Worship and Barbecue – Sunday School for all at 9 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. with a barbecue to follow at Audubon United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd.

“Season of Creation” Series – Celtic service Sunday, 11 a.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St. Sunday, Oceans of Life; Sept. 15, The Gift of Animals; Sept. 22, Sailing the Storm; Sept. 29, Universe of Wonder; Oct. 6, St. Francis of Assisi. (509) 466-3100 or

Second Sunday Concert with Chris Nelson – Sunday, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10 donation appreciated. (509) 838-4277.

Dharma School for Adults – Sunday and Sept. 22, 1-2:30 p.m. downstairs at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Offered two Sundays a month, led by the Rev. Christine Marr. (509) 534-7954.

Sunday School at Country Homes Christian Church – Fall Sunday school resumes Sunday, 9:15 a.m. at the church, 8415 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3414.

Fall Worship at Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church – Sunday contemporary worship at 8:30 or 9:45 a.m., Living Traditions worship, 11 a.m. includes a ministry fair all morning to meet the new head pastor, the Rev. Daniel White at 312 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 466-0305.

New Preschool at Moran United Methodist Church– Opening Tuesday at the church at 3601 E. 65th. A prekindergarten course plus Spanish for ages 4 and 5 will be offered Tuesdays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Monthly tuition is $145, call to register (509) 448-7102.

“Charade” Outdoor Movie – Friday, 8 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277.

Congregation Emanu-El High Holy Day Services – Reform Jewish Community services, Friday, Kol Nidre at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 14 Yom Kippur at 10 a.m. and family service at 5 p.m., both at Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St. (509) 714-3123.

Volunteers needed – Catholic Charities will host a volunteer information session Sept. 17 from 10-11:15 a.m. at Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave. For more info or to RSVP, call (509) 358-4270, email or visit www.CatholicCharitiesSpokane. org.


“Living Proof” Live Beth Moore Simulcast – Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Life Center Church, 1202 N. Government Way. $20, tickets available at the church or online at, attention Jodie Julagay. (509) 327-4422, ext. 245.

All Sangha Picnic and Gift Auction – Sept. 14, 2 p.m. at Martena’s house, details available from Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. No joke gifts for auction please. (509) 534-7954.

Community Hymn Sing – Sept. 15, 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave. (509) 534-8080.

Gonzaga’s Red Mass for the Legal Profession – Sept. 17, 5:30 p.m. with a reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Gonzaga University’s College Hall, 502 E. Boone Ave. Includes guest speakers Bishop Blase Cupich and Va Lena Curran. The 2013 Distinguished Legal Service Award will be presented to Spokane Superior Court Judge Ellen Kalama Clark and the Washington Judges Foundation Lawless Memorial Scholarship will also be awarded. RSVP to GU Law School, (509) 313-3738.

Beer, Conversation and God – Sept. 19, 7 p.m. at Flying Goat Pizza, 3318 W. Northwest Blvd. A ministry of Audubon Park United Methodist Church. (509) 325-4541.


Central Baptist Church – Fall schedule. Breakfast, 9 a.m. followed by adult class and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with guest preacher the Rev. Don Ott. Call the church to arrange transportation, Adult Bible study on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Prayer Circle Wednesdays at 6 p.m. 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.

Eastern Washington

This week

Celebration Events at Sravasti Abbey – Sharing the Dharma days, Sunday and Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 8, 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m.; 10th anniversary birthday Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 692 Country Lane, Newport. Call to reserve a space, (509) 447-5549.

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