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Friday, April 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Religion calendar

Rosh Hashanah Service – Led by Rabbi Tamar Malino, service today, 9 a.m. at Temple Beth Shalom with Congregation Emanu-El, 1322 E. 30th St. (509) 714-3123.

Rosh Hashanah Service – Today, 10 a.m. at The Chabad Center, 4116 E. 37th Ave. $4/suggested donation. (509) 443-0770.

Pub Theology – For ages 18 and older, today, 7 p.m. at Little Garden Cafe, 2901 W. Northwest Blvd. Hosted by Audubon Park United Methodist Church. (509) 325-4541.

79th Annual Greek Dinner Festival – Thursday-Saturday, daily happenings include pastry available after 11 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner from 4:30-8 p.m., dine in or carry-out, and Souvlaki at the grill after 4:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. Adults: $12/advance, $15/door, $6/age 11 and younger. (509) 328-9319 or visit

Free Dinner and a Movie – Friday, 6 p.m. chili and showing of “Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card-counting Christians” at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3100.

Spokane Buddhist Temple 20th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, 4-6 p.m. with Rinban Don Castro at the temple, 927 S. Perry St. RSVP to (509) 534-7954.

Ohigan Service with Rinban Don Castro – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.

Dinner Series on Islam with the Rev. Patrick Baraza – Tuesday, Islam I: Arabia and Islam. Oct. 28, Islam II: Islam, Arabia and the World, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $30/each. (509) 448-1224, ext. 109.

“Praying for Peace in Our World” Mary Day Celebration – Wednesday, 10 a.m. with the Most Rev. Blase J. Cupich, at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. Event begins in the Rosary Garden of the Queen of Peace Cemetery next to retreat center. (509) 448-1224, ext. 109.

“Companioning” Adult Formation Series – Holy Eucharist will be offered at 6:15 p.m., sessions at 6:45 p.m. Dr. Kent Hoffman will speak Wednesday; Oct. 8 with Jim Hunt; Oct. 15 with Linda Hunt; and Hoffman on both Nov. 12 and Jan. 7, at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

“Better Me, Better Moms” Women’s Parenting Conference – Now registering for the event Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Family of Faith Community Church, 1504 W. Grace Ave. Featuring keynote speaker Judge Debra Hayes, a Resource Fair, lunch, workshops on stress, career choices, health and parenting. Limited child care available. (509) 838-6092, ext. 322.


Kol Nidre Service – Oct. 3, 6 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom with Congregation Emanu-El, 1322 E. 30th St. (509) 714-3123.

Yom Kippur Service – Oct. 4, 9 a.m. at Temple Beth Shalom with Congregation Emanu-El, 1322 E. 30th St. (509) 714-3123.

Oktoberfest at St. Charles Parish – Oct. 4, 9 a.m. and Oct. 5, after Masses at 8 and 10 a.m., runs until 6 p.m. Featuring a beer garden, food, desserts, crafts, fresh produce, jewelry and a quilt raffle. (509) 327-9573.

Oktoberfest at CLC – Oct. 4, 2 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Featuring home brew beer tasting contest (for ages 21 and older) and homemade German-style food. Adults, $15/in advance, $20/at the door. Free/kids age 12 and younger. Advance tickets available online at Scroll down to Oktoberfest item. Proceeds benefit local food banks and soup kitchens.


Buddhist Teachings and Meditation Practices – Saturdays, 7-8 p.m. with Geshe-La Thupten Phelgye, a Tibetan Buddhist Monk, at 122 W. Euclid Ave. Contact Lori at

Dharma in Spokane – Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Meditation Group meets Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m. in the chapel at 4340 W. Fort Wright Drive. (509) 447-5549.

Spokane Inter-Faith Council – Meets second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at Center for Spiritual Living, 2825 E. 33rd Ave. (509) 534-1011.

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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