Religion calendar

SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014

North Idaho This week

Service Change at RLM – Beginning this week, Thursday night services at 5:30 and 7 p.m. will replace the Friday night services at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. The change will offer a midweek worship opportunity to more people. Sunday service times will continue at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. at the Post Falls campus. (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. Offering accepted. (208) 765-8800.


Faith @ Home Marriage and Family Classes – Variety of classes and workshops offered on Sundays and Tuesday beginning in September at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Fees for some classes, child care available upon reservation. Register online for adult classes at www.reallifeministries.com. (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

Renewing Worship Workshop – Today, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.at Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. (509) 922-1562.

Monthly Community Dinner – Tuesday, 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

Concert in the Park – Today, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. Featuring the marimba band from Covenenat United Methodist Church and the Turner Sisters. A pie social will follow the concert. (509) 448-7102.

Barbecue with Bishop Emeritus Skylstad – Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. with “Francis Says…Hop To It!” at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $20/each. Call to register in advance, (509) 448-1224, ext. 109, or visit www.ihrc.net.

Blessings for the Journey Totem Pole Visit – Tuesday, 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave. Gather in prayer and blessing as the Lummi Nation House of Tears totem stops in Spokane to gain support in protecting Northwest sacred lands and treaty rights from the impact of the fossil fuel industry. (509) 838-4632.

Relentless Prayer, Restless Heart: Saints Monica and Augustine Day of Prayer – Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m with the Rev. Lucas Tomson at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. Event includes two conferences, confessions, Mass and lunch, closing with Adoration. $35/each, $45/with use of private room. (509) 448-1224, ext. 109.

Introduction to Sacred Family Circles – Offered Wednesday or Sept. 3, 7 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Helping SFC members learn, grow and heal together, moving from fear to Unconditional Love. Sign up at the intro nights or call (509) 838-6518.


Old Time Hymn Sing-along – Aug. 31, 5:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Spokane, 222 E. Indiana Ave. (509) 325-6810.

Yard Sale At Central Lutheran Church – Sept. 6, 2-6 p.m. at the church, 512 S. Bernard St. A barbecue lunch will be available for purchase from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Rally Sunday Outdoor Service – Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m. with chancel and bell choirs followed by a family potluck at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Children’s church will be held at the same time for ages four up to fifth grade. A community clean-up activity will take place after the meal. (509) 624-9233.

Open Show and Shine and Barbecue – Sept. 13, 9 a.m. at Mt. Spokane Church, 6311 E. Mt. Spokane Park Drive, Mead. $15/registration. (509) 263-0493 or (509) 220-1513.

Eastern Washington

This week

Aryadeva’s “400 Stanza on the Middle Way” Teachings – Thursday through Sept. 5, led by Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe, Tibetan Monk and scholar, with English interpreter Joshua Cutler at Sravasti Abbey, 692 Country Lane, Newport. (509) 447-5549.

To include church news in this column, please submit items at least two weeks in advance and include a contact phone number to publish. Send to Sherry Adkins by email at sherrya@spokesman.com, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120.


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