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Sat., Jan. 25, 2014

North Idaho Ongoing

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.

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 Upcoming

Health Expo 2014 – Feb. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Spokane Valley Adventist Church, 1601 S. Sullivan Road. Includes introduction to “The Eight Laws of Health,” fitness and health evaluations, discounted lipid panel and glucose tests for the first 50 participants, shopping tips, and lectures on health fundamentals, history of health reform, diabetes and endocrine disorders, and colon health. (509) 926-5866.

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 kids 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 – Today, 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 – 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, (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 to 11:15 a.m. at the Catholic Charities Family Services Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave. Tours of our facility will also be available. 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; 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 – 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 Northwest 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, Thursday, 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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