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Sat., Jan. 4, 2014

North Idaho This week

First Sunday Brunch – First Sunday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at JB’s Restaurant, 704 W. Appleway Ave. No host, menu orders optional. A ministry of Community United Methodist Church. (208) 765-8800.

Great Vespers for the Synaxis of St. John the Forerunner – Monday, 7 p.m. at St. John’s Orthodox Church, 4718 E. Horsehaven Ave., Post Falls. (208) 777-1128.


Aglow International - Coeur d’Alene Lighthouse – Speaker meeting Jan. 16 and each third Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Email Becky at

RLM Disciplemakers Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, two Hub locations Jan. 18, 8-10 a.m. Post Falls Hub in the RLM2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls; and Rathdrum Hub, Golden Spikes Community Center, 8580 W. Yosemite St. (208) 777-7325.


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 by reservation. (208) 777-7325, ext. 134.

Moms In Prayer International – Meets Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-noon, call for location. Candace, (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.

Spokane Valley This week

Feast of Theophany and Blessing of the Spokane River – Vespers feast will be Sunday, 6 p.m. at Christ the Savior Orthodox, 12407 E. 16th Ave. For the blessing, join sister parishes Christ the Savior and St. John’s Orthodox Churches on Monday, 1:30 p.m. at the home of David and Lisa Gencarella, 6530 E. Maplewood Ave., Post Falls. (509) 328-9310.

Spokane This Week

“Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi – Sunday, 2 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Presented by the CLC choir and orchestra followed by a caroling sing-along to celebrate the 12th day of Christmas. Soloists will be Heather Joy Parker and Ann Marie Benson. (509) 624-9233.

Decolores Bells in Concert – Sunday, 6 p.m. at Lake City Assembly of God, 400 E. Grace, Medical Lake. Free admission/offering accepted.

Mastering the Energy of Money – A 12-class series begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center Spokane, 2900 S Bernard. Learn to master the energy of money through this prosperity course of study facilitated by the Rev. David McClure. $10/class. (509) 838-6518 or


Hoonko Service Dharma Talk with Rev. Dennis Fujimoto – Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Rev. Fujimoto is a guest from the Idaho Oregon Buddhist Temple in Ontario, Ore. (509) 534-7954.

Endowment Chili Feed – Jan. 26, 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327 4446.

Gershwin’s “Crazy For You” Night at the Civic Theater – Jan. 29, begins with 6:30 p.m. social hour with no-host bar and includes desserts and raffle, 7:30 p.m. curtain time at Spokane’s Civic Theater, 1020 N. Howard St. Proceeds on this night benefit Lutheran Community Services NW and Lutheran Campus Ministries of Eastern Washington University. $30 general admission. For tickets, call (509) 926-5407 or (509) 343-5020.

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, or by fax at (208) 765-7149, phone (208) 765-7120.


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