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Thu., Jan. 23, 2014

Spokane Valley This week

“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 or visit (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/seniors and children ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 926-5428. “Authentic Love Through the Eyes of God” Marriage Seminar – Theology of the Body session presented by Kristine Mauss Feb. 23 at noon 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

“Dismantling the Culture of Violence” Panel Discussion – Saturday, 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

Missionary Meet and Greet with Kim and Erik Free – Opportunities to learn about and support the couple’s mission to Mozambique: Sunday 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 St. (509) 326-5400.

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

Free Community Meal – Tuesday, 5-6 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St. (509) 838-4409.

Catholic Charities Volunteer Information Session – Tuesday from 10-11:15 a.m. at the Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave. Tours of our facility will also be available. Please contact Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270 or for more information and to RSVP for the session.

“Deepening Married Love” Marriage Dinner Series – Tuesday, Spousal Love; Feb. 25, Parental Love; and March 25, Respect and Love for Man and Woman; 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.

“Crazy For You” at the Civic Theater – Wednesday, 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 – Wednesday, 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.

New Mothers Tea – Feb. 2 following Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. (509) 328-9310.

Souper Bowl Potluck Food Drive – Feb. 2, 11:30 a.m. following 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. Donations of cans of soup will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. Featuring entertainment by the Mischief Maidens, football trivia, prizes and family activities. (509) 448-7102.

Reel Theology – Feb. 5, dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., free R-rated movie “Seeing God in the Other,” at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Child care available. (509) 838-4277.

“Who I Am and How I’m Connected” Spirituality 101 Series – RSVP by Feb. 6 for the five-session workshop on Feb. 13, 20 and 27 and March 6 and 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at The Franciscan Place at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. (509) 483-6495.

Marian Day of Prayer – Feb. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. The Rev. David Kuttner presents “Our Lady of Lourdes and Miracles.” $35/each, $45/room. (509) 448-1224.

Open House at Traditional Living Center – Feb. 13, from 2-5 p.m. at 3128 N. Hemlock St. Tour the newly remodeled family room and offices. RSVP to (509) 328-6702 or

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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