North Idaho This week
Tecate Mission Dinner and Auction Fundraiser – Today, 6 p.m. at RLM 2 auditorium at Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Dinner is $2, auction items include vacation and portrait packages, rafting package, Buck Knives merchandise, two male black Lab puppies, student labor and more. Proceeds benefit the STAND youth group Tecate Missions Team. (208) 777-7325.
RLM Disciplemakers Men’s Breakfast – One breakfast, two HUB locations today, 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 West 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 www.reallifeministries.com. 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.
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.
“Where’s God When …” Live with William P. Young and Cami Bradley – Friday, 7:30-9 p.m. at Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. This Jim Henderson production on loss and grief features “The Shack” author Young and singer/songwriter Bradley in an interactive stage setting. $12.50 in advance, $18/at the door. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jimhendersonpresents.com. (509) 533-6800.
St. John Vianney Community Spaghetti Dinner – Feb. 9, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 503 N. Walnut Road. Includes spaghetti, homemade meatballs, salad, milk and dessert. $8/adults, $6/kids ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 926-5428.
“Authentic Love Through the Eyes of God” Marriage Seminar – Feb. 23, noon. Theology of the Body session presented by Kristine Mauss at Otis Orchards Elementary School, 22000 E. Wellesley Ave. Child care and lunch up to age 11 is available next door to the school at the sponsoring St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, 4521 N. Arden Road. Offering accepted. Call to reserve a seat, (509) 926-7133.
Spokane This week
Race Relations Sunday – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave., with guest sermon by the Rev. Percy “Happy” Watkins. Also featuring the Agape Singers. (509) 326-1252.
Hoonko Service Dharma Talk with the Rev. Dennis Fujimoto – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Fujimoto is a guest from the Idaho Oregon Buddhist Temple in Ontario, Ore. (509) 534-7954.
Author John Gaetano – Sunday, 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Includes a film and discussion on his new book, “America’s Deceit,” a political thriller about the assassination of JFK. (509) 747-1058.
Breakfast With Bishop Emeritus Skylstad – Immaculate Heart Retreat Center series topics include: Tuesday, “The Francis Effect: What Pope Francis is Doing to Affect Our Church, Neighborhood and Our World”; Feb. 18, “Joy of the Gospel: Apostolic Exhortation on the Synod of Evangelization – What are we called to do?” Series is held at 8 a.m. with Mass followed by breakfast and a brief presentation by Bishop Skylstad at the center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $15/person. Register in advance by calling (509) 448-1224 or online at www.ihrc.net.
Reel Theology – Wednesday, dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., free movie, “Millions,” at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Child care available. (509) 838-4277.
“Dismantling the Culture of Violence” Panel Discussion – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Discussion includes the topics of gun violence, police accountability, smart justice, the death penalty, wage theft, immigration reform, homelessness, environmental issues, and peace in the Middle East. Event is part of the 2014 Eastern Washington Legislative Conference. For more information, call (509) 535-1813 or email email@example.com.
Endowment Chili Feed – Jan. 26, 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327 4446.
Missionary Meet and Greet with Kim and Erik Free – Opportunities to learn about and support the couple’s mission to Mozambique on Jan. 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Westminster United Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St., (509) 624-1366; and 2 p.m. at North Hill Christian Church, 4620 N. Post Road, (509) 326-5400.
Free Community Meal – Jan. 28, 5-6 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St. (509) 838-4409.
Catholic Charities Volunteer Information Session – Jan. 28, 10 -11:15 a.m. at the Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave. Tours of facility will also be available. Contact Brigid Krause at 358-4270 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to RSVP for the session.
“Deepening Married Love” Marriage Dinner Series – Jan. 28, “Spousal Love”; Feb. 25, “Parental Love”; and March 25, “Respect and Love for Man and Woman”; 5-8:30 p.m. with the Rev. Armand Nigro and a special marriage team at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $25/each, some scholarships available. (509) 448-1224, ext. 109.
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.
Reel Theology – Jan. 29, dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., free R-rated movie “Adaptation” at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Child care available. (509) 838-4277.
Faith and Politics Pub Theology – Discussion and singing, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. after hours at Little Garden Café, 2901 Northwest Blvd. Must be at least 18 years of age to attend. Sponsored by Audubon Park United Methodist Church. (509) 325-4541.
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