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Religion Notebook: Gospel quartet to give concert

Spokane First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd., will present Liberty Quartet on Sunday at 10:45 a.m.

The group is a music ministry that travels more than 50,000 miles a year to perform at churches, prisons, nursing homes and more. The Southern-style gospel quartet is based in Meridian, Idaho.

The concert is free, but donations will be accepted.

Information: (509) 467-8986.

Special services

• Latah Valley Presbyterian Church , 202 E. Meadowlane Road, will have a Taize service Sunday at 7 p.m.

Information: (509) 714-7102.

• St. David’s Episcopal Church , 7315 N. Wall St., will offer a Celtic Communion service today at 7 p.m.

The theme is mindfulness, and the service will include Celtic prayers and readings, sung chants and special music.

A potluck will follow the service.

The church also offers Celtic Eucharist celebrations Sundays at 11 a.m., and the church’s traditional service is Sundays at 9 a.m.

Information: (509) 466-3100 or

Lectures and book studies

Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will host “Chanting 101,” a lecture by Sensei Paul Vielle, on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Learn why Buddhists chant, what the symbols on the page mean and who leads the chanting.

The lecture will be followed by the temple’s regular 10:30 a.m. service.

Information: (509) 534-7954.

Manito Presbyterian Church, 401 E. 30th Ave., will present its Pastor’s Book Study Group starting Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

The first book of this series will be “Bad Religion,” which will discuss the complex relationship between faith and politics.

Information: (509) 838-3559.

Rummage sale

Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St., will hold a rummage sale to benefit the elderly of the church Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Items up for sale include home furnishings and clothing.

Information: (509) 467-5122.

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