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Disciples of Christ assembly

The Northwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host a regional assembly, “Finding Our Way: Led By the Spirit,” May 21 through 23.

Featured speaker throughout the assembly will be the Rev. Dr. William Chris Hobgood, current general minister and president of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The event, at the Best Western University Inn in Moscow, Idaho, will also include workshops, worship services, a mission project at the University of Idaho’s Campus Christian Center, and other activities.

General admission is $80, $40 for retired ministers and spouses, and $30 for youth or youth sponsors. Registration must be made by Friday.

Breakfasts, luncheons and banquets are an additional cost. Call (866) 938-1008 or visit for more information.

Made up of 69 congregations throughout Washington, North Idaho and Alaska, the Northwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a regional part of the Protestant Christian denomination known as the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

International missionary to speak

Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St., will host a lecture by Dr. Iris Paul on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Co-founder and director of the Reaching Hand Society of Orissa, India, Paul is the recipient of the 1988, 1997, 2002 and 2003 Yokefellow Award for meritorious missionary service from Direct Mission Aid Society and the 1996 Award of Christian Service by World Vision International.

She has founded three tribal health clinics, 56 village worship centers and a prison ministry, established adult literacy programs in 220 villages, and implemented several immunization programs. Currently Paul is constructing the St. Luke Mission Hospital , which will serve 500,000 people in India.

For more information, call 466-3414.

Christian Women’s program

Ron and Judy Seamen will present a program titled “Leisure Lavender Farm” at the Shilo Inn, 923 W. Third Ave., Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The program, sponsored by the Spokane Christian Women’s Connection, will include music and a lecture by Dianne Miller, a former model and professional woman who will tell her story about how she learned to allow God to compose the song of her life.

Admission is $12.50 and includes a meal. Reservations must by made by contacting Rosemary at 299-3834.

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