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Sat., Aug. 9, 2014

North Idaho This week

RLM Women’s Brunch – Today, 9:30 a.m. at Real Life Ministries, Auditorium 2, 1866 Cecil Road. Speaker Christine Caine will deliver the message, “I am Free.” Child care available. $5/donations appreciated. (208) 777-7325.

“Déjà Vu-All Over Again” CCW Luncheon – RSVP by Tuesday for the Coeur d’Alene Christian Women’s luncheon on Thursday, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. Speaker is Morna Gilbert, with entertainment by Déjà Vu, a senior champions barbershop quartet. Collecting community outreach donations of new undergarments, pajamas, powdered laundry soap, gently used clothing and baby diapers and wipes. (208) 659-0743.


Disciplemakers Mens Breakfast at RLM – Aug. 16, 8-10 a.m. at the Post Falls Real Life Ministries Campus, 1866 Cecil Road and Rathdrum Hub, at Golden Spikes Estates, 8580 W. Yosemite St. Fellowship for men of all ages. (208) 777-7325.

Coeur d’Alene Aglow Lighthouse – Aug. 31, fellowship at 10 a.m., speaker meeting with Connie Hice at 10:30 a.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 Hanley Ave. Free-will offering accepted. (208) 765-8800.


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 for location. Candace, (208) 755-7339.

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.

Spokane Valley This week

Installation of the Rev. Christopher J. Hayward – Sunday, 3 p.m. at Greenacres Christian Church, 18010 E. Mission Ave. A reception will follow at the church. (509) 926-2461.

Missionary Message from the Arctic and Northwest Territories – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Greenacres Christian Fellowship Church, 215 N. Barker Road. Traveling missionaries Kayy Gordon and Lynn Patterson pastor nine churches in the Arctic and Northwest Territories and will share their faith story during their visit. (509) 465-3625.

Women of UMW – Speaker is Sharon Stovall. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. (509) 924-7262.


Renewing Worship Workshop – Aug. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 922-1562.

Monthly Community Dinner – Aug. 26, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. Those planning to attend are asked to call and leave a message at the church by 1 p.m. on the day of the meal, but walk-ins are always welcome. (509) 926-7966.

All-Church Potluck – Aug. 31, 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond Road. (509) 924-7262.

Spokane This week

Picnic in the Park – Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m. at Audubon City Park, 3320 N. Audubon St. Hot dogs are provided, bring a side dish or dessert to share. Hosted by Audubon Park United Methodist Church. (509) 325-4541.


Rummage Sale Fundraiser – Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Proceeds benefit the church’s children’s and community outreach ministries. (509) 467-8986.

Outdoor Movie Nights at St. John’s Cathedral – Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m., “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (PG); Aug. 30, 8 p.m., “Uncle Buck” (PG); Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m., “Pacific Rim” (PG-13) on the church lawn at 13th Avenue and Cowley Street or in the Great Hall, 127 E. 12th Ave., if inclement weather. (509) 838-4277.

Community Hymns – Aug. 17, 3 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. (509) 534-8080.

Potluck and Worship in the Park – Aug. 17, noon at the north side picnic shelter next to the north parking lot at Riverfront Park downtown. Gathering includes members from congregations in Clarkston, Creston, Moscow and Country Homes Christian Church. (509) 446-3414.

Wilderness Escape VBS at Moran United Methodist Church – Aug. 18-21, 5-8 p.m. for age 3 through the sixth grade at the church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. The adventure includes dinner, games, crafts, songs, dance and exploration of the Israelite camp tents and a visit with Moses. Call to register, (509) 448-7102, or pick up a form at the church office Tues.-Thurs. from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

“Religion, Spirituality and Wholeness” Discussion – Aug. 20 at Origin Church (formerly Covenant Christian Church), 5115 S. Freya. Includes a fireside chat. Dress for the weather. Call (509) 448-1311 for information or email

To include church news in this column, 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.


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