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Thu., April 17, 2014

Spokane Valley Holy Week

Spokane Valley United Methodist Church – Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. service and choir cantata “Symbols of the Cross” in the sanctuary; Sunday, 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.

Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church – Maundy Thursday worship, 7 p.m.; Good Friday worship, 7 p.m.; Easter breakfast, at 8:30 a.m., donations accepted, egg hunt 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Opportunity Presbyterian Church – Maundy Thursday soup supper, 6 p.m., worship/communion and “The Song Everlasting” cantata, 7 p.m.; Good Friday worship, 7 p.m.; Easter worship, 10 a.m. at the church at 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 924-9750.

Opportunity Christian Church – Maundy Thursday service, soup supper at 6 p.m., traditional service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday service, 7 p.m.; Easter worship, 10:30 a.m. followed by an egg hunt on the front lawn at the church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 926-3691.

Community Egg Hunt at RLM – Saturday, egg hunt at 12:30 p.m. for ages up to fifth grade, featuring prizes, carnival games, inflatables and concessions. Easter services will follow at 4 and 5:30 p.m. and Sunday services at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. at Valley Real Life Church, 1831 S. Barker Road.. (509) 232-0840.

Zion Lutheran Church – Maundy Thursday, communion service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday services, 12:10 and 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday traditional worship, 9 a.m., breakfast and egg hunt both at 10 a.m., contemporary worship, 11 a.m. at the church, 8304 E. Buckeye Ave. (509) 926-0072.


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

Spokane This Week

Good Friday “Resurrection Road”– Friday, 9-10:15 a.m. at Northwest Christian School, 5104 E. Bernhill Road, Colbert. A dramatic re-enactment by the school’s fifth- through eighth-graders. Admission is six plastic Easter eggs. (509) 238-4005.

“Streams of Light” Shin Buddhism in America Documentary – Saturday, 7 p.m. at the Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-7954.

Christian Singles Fellowship with John Gruss – Saturday, “Discipleship: What Does Love Require of Me,” 7 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall at North Addison Baptist Church, 6120 N. Addison St. (509) 927-0304 or

Holy Week Worship

Central Baptist Church – Maundy Thursday Seder meal 6 p.m.; Easter Sunday worship 11 a.m. at the church at 19 W. Shannon Ave. (509) 327-9322.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church – Maundy Thursday service. 7 p.m.; Good Friday liturgy, 7 p.m. at the church, 5720 S. Perry St.; Friday, Urban Stations of the Cross through downtown Spokane, meet at the Rotary Fountain at Riverfront Park; Great Vigil of Easter, Saturday, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday Festive Choral Holy Eucharists, 8 and 10:15 a.m. at the church. (509) 448-2255.

Audubon Park United Methodist Church – Maundy Thursday service, 6:30 p.m.; Good Friday Tenebrae service, 6:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday breakfast fundraiser, 7:30-11 a.m., worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and children’s program at 9:45 a.m. at the church at 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. (509)

Manito Presbyterian Church – Maundy Thursday service, 6:30 p.m.; Good Friday “Love So Amazing” cantata directed by John Bodinger, 7:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday children’s activities, 9:30 a.m., worship and children’s choir, 10:30 a.m. at the church, 401 E. 30th Ave. (509) 838-3559.

St. John’s Cathedral – Maundy Thursday soup supper, 5:30 p.m., Eucharist at 7 p.m.; Good Friday, service at 7 a.m., liturgy at noon, ecumenical Tenebrae service with nursery available, 7 p.m.; Holy Saturday Great Vigil of Easter, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday Festival of Worship, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; at the church at 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Shadle Park Presbyterian Church – Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday service at noon; Easter Sunday services, 8:30 and 10 a.m. at the church, 5508 N. Alberta St. (509) 327-5522.

Northwood Presbyterian Church – Good Friday worship, “Seven Sayings of the Cross,” 7:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. with an egg hunt to follow at the church, 6721 N. Monroe St. (509) 328-2012.

Green Bluff Community United Methodist Church – Good Friday Tenebrae service 7 p.m.; community egg hunt for toddlers through sixth grade, Saturday, noon; Easter “Son Rise” service, 7:30 a.m. followed by free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and resurrection celebration at 10 a.m. at the church, 9908 E. Green Bluff Road, Colbert. (509) 238-9100.

Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ – Good Friday service, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday brunch 9 a.m., worship service 10:30 a.m. , 411 S. Washington St. (509) 624-1366.

Easter Weekend Services at Moran United Methodist Church – Good Friday Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. Friday. Easter Sunday service, 6:30 a.m. outside on the covered patio followed by the men’s Easter breakfast at the church at 3601 E. 65th Ave. Easter Resurrection worship services 9 and 11 a.m. with an egg hunt and refreshments at 10:15 a.m. (509) 448-7102.

Easter Service in a Tent – Easter Sunday in a heated tent, 10 a.m. at New Horizons Community Church, 3122 W. Lincoln Road. (509) 327-6433.

Easter Sunrise Service – Sunday, 6:30 a.m. at the cross of Inspiration in Greenwood Memorial Terrace Cemetery, 211 N. Government Way. (509) 747-4029.

“Rise Up” Easter Celebration – Sunday, 11 a.m. at United Center of North Spokane, 4123 E. Lincoln Road. Featuring music by Mary Chavez, Michael Robinson, Robert Fischbach and Jason Stone. (509) 489-6964.

Foothills Community Church – Easter Sunrise service, 7 a.m. followed by breakfast at 8 a.m. and worship at 9 a.m. at the church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

Hanamatsuri Flower Festival Service – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.


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

Help for Homeless Meal Prep – Help is needed each Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. Volunteers will prep sandwiches, cookies and chips for weekly lunch distribution to the homeless. Donations of sandwich cookies, baggies, snack size bags of chips and bottled water are appreciated. (509) 328-9310.

Buddhist Teachings and Meditation Practices – Fridays, 7-8 p.m. with Geshe Thupten Phelgye, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, at Saranac Building, 25 W. Main Ave. Spokane. Contact Lori at:

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