Religion calendar


North Idaho This week

North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Service with the Ven. Chonyi – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at the Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St.

“Springtime in Coeur d’Alene” CWC Luncheon – RSVP by Monday for the Coeur d’Alene Christian Women’s Connection lunch on Thursday from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. Presentation by Jen Devine of Premier Fine Jewelry, speaker Lavonne Challinor, music by Solveig Vishnesky. Accepting community outreach donations of laundry and toiletry items, socks and jackets. $15. Call Joyce at (208) 659-0743.

  Beast Feast 2014 – Monday, doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Includes guest speaker Bill Krause, food, door prizes, taxidermy displays and rifle raffles. Tickets are $14/each, $100/table of eight, available only at Real Life Ministries during services Friday at 5:30 or 7 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. or at the Coeur d’Alene campus services Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. or 6 p.m. at 610 N. Fourth St. Contact Kelly at (208) 777-7325 or

Genesis Prep Academy Information Night – Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the modular RLM3 buildings at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. (208) 777-7325.

Community Lenten Season Soup Suppers and Fellowship – Wednesday, soup at 6 p.m. followed by 40 Questions of Lent discussion or coed Easter Choir rehearsal at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-8800.

Dharma Classes – Friday, 6:30-8 p.m. “The Predicament of Sentient Beings” and “Developing Equanimity” with the Ven. Semkye and the Ven. Samten at Life Center Therapies for Well Being, 1319 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Sponsored by Coeur d’Alene Dharma Friends.


“It’s All About Us: A Celebration of Marriage” Conference – Register now for the event April 25-26 at St. Pius X Faith Formation Center in Coeur d’Alene with a Friday reception at Hagadone Event Center on the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course. $25/couple for two days. Some scholarships available. (208) 651-4101.

“Coming Into His Presence” North Idaho Aglow Conference – Register now for the event April 25-26 at Abundant Life Church, 1483 16th Ave., Clarkston. Speaker is Allison Brown. $50. Register with Marcia at or (208) 946-7834.


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 for location, (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.

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.

First Sunday Brunch – First Sunday of each month, 7:30 a.m. at Elmer’s Restaurant, 290 W. Appleway Ave. A ministry of Community United Methodist Church. (208) 765-8800.

Spokane Valley

This week

Lenten Devotional Soup Supper – Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 924-9750.

Hospice House North Ribbon-Cutting Open House – Friday, 1-4 p.m. at 102 W. Rhoades Ave. Hosted by Opportunity Christian Church. (509) 926-3691.


Chocolate and Champagne Gala – April 12, check-in 5 p.m, silent auction at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m., live auction at 7:45 p.m., dancing in the lounge available at 10 p.m. at Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Proceeds benefit the Lutheran Community Services program Sexual Assault and Family Trauma Response Center. Call for tickets, (509) 343-5078 or visit

Holy Week at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church – April 13 Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary with Hallelujah Party to follow at 11:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall; Maundy Thursday April 17, 7 p.m. service and choir cantata “Symbols of the Cross” in the sanctuary; April 20, Easter pancake breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m., service, traditional worship at 9 a.m., contemporary at 11 a.m. at the church, 115 N. Raymond Road. (509) 924-7262.


This Week

Rummage Sale at Fowler United Methodist Church – Today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, 3928 N. Howard St. Proceeds benefit outreach ministries. (509) 467-5008.

Lenten Worship Service and Liturgical Dance – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Manito Presbyterian Church, 401 E. 30th Ave. Grace Barnes, congregational artist, will dance Psalm 130. (509) 838-3559.

Mindfulness Meditation 101 Series – Presented Tuesdays in April by Dori Langevin in the Administration Building Chapel at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. $60/series, call (509) 483-6495 to register or email

The 12 Powers – Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. A presentation focusing on how to put the 12 spiritual abilities to work in your life. (509) 838-6518.

Lenten Soup Supper & Devotions – Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m. at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave.  A simple soup supper will be served followed by an inspirational lesson based on Adam Hamilton’s book:  “Journey to the Cross: Reflecting on the 24 Hours that Changed the World.”  (509) 448-7102. 

“Biblical Job and Life Today” Lenten Program – Wednesday, 5:30 p.m Eucharist with soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. presentation by Michelle Klippert at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Lenten Worship and Soup Supper – Wednesday, worship at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., soup at noon and 6 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327-4446.

Lenten Eucharist and Worship – Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., soup supper at 6:15 p.m., program from 7-8 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Child care provided. (509) 838-4277.

“Bearing the Cross” Soup Suppers – Wednesday supper at 6 p.m., prayer at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. (509) 747-6677.

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