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North Idaho This week

Sara Weaver on Forgiveness – The daughter of Randy Weaver will speak today, 6 p.m. at Cabinet Mountain Calvary Chapel, 136 Calvary Way on state Highway 200, Clark Fork. Free; bring a can of food for the Clark Fork Food Bank. (208) 266-1911.

“Living a Generous Life: Returning God’s Gifts” Conference and Workshop – Begins Friday at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 7 workshops from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sept. 8 presentation from 7-9 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1036 W. A St., Moscow. Keynote speaker is Mark Powell. Registration for Sept. 6-7 is $100/with banquet and lunch, Sept. 6 $35/banquet only, Sept. 7 $75/conference only. Net proceeds benefit Family Promise of the Palouse. Call to register, (208) 882-3915 or visit


Post Falls Calvary Lutheran 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend – Purchase tickets by Sept. 8 for the dinner Sept. 28, 2-4:30 p.m. at Camp Lutherhaven on Lake Coeur d’Alene, $20/person. Worship Sept. 29, 9 a.m. followed by a potluck brunch and program at the church, 1101 N. Compton St. (208) 773-5321.

Bible Study Fellowship Classes – Resumes the week of Sept. 9. The program is a free, 30-week study on the book of Matthew. Classes for men, women, preschool and school-age children. Times vary; visit for details. Anthem Friends Church, 251 W. Miles Ave., Hayden, and Lake City Community Church, 6000 Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene.

Divorce Care – Series begins Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, Mod B. $15/materials, child care available upon reservation. Call to register, (208) 777-7325, ext. 195, or go online at

“Be A Kid At Heart” CWC Luncheon – RSVP by Sept. 10 for the Coeur d’Alene Christian Women’s lunch Sept. 12 from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St. $14. (208) 687-6906.

Preparing Women for the Workforce Workshop – Sept. 12 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Union Gospel Mission Center for Women and Children, 196 Haycraft Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Program presents information on vocational training and preparing women for the workforce. (208) 665-4673.


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.

A Course in Miracles – Meets Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Liberty Services, 1042 W. Mill Ave., Suite 207, Coeur d’Alene. Facilitated by Mark Snider, (208) 777-1996.

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.

Spokane Valley This week

Special Services at Sozo Church – Talk Back Sunday, recap of recent sermons, 10 a.m. with an open mic via text and email; Back to Church Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. at the church, 404 N. Argonne Road. (509) 590-8381.


Fall Worship at Advent Lutheran Church – Fall services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. begin Sept. 15 at the church, 13009 E. Broadway. (509) 928-7733.

HTLC Free Community Dinner – Last Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Road. (509) 926-7966.

Spokane This Week

Congregation Emanu-El High Holy Day Services – Reform Jewish Community services, Erev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Rosh Hashanah Thursday, 10 a.m., both at Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Sept. 13, Kol Nidre at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 14 Yom Kippur at 10 a.m. and family service at 5 p.m., both at Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St. (509) 714-3123.

Chabad of Spokane High Holiday Services – Thursday: Rosh Hashanah service, 9 a.m.; Shofar Sounding, 11 a.m.; Tashlich Service, 4 p.m., candle-lighting after 8:11 p.m. Sept. 7: Rosh Hashanah, 10 a.m., special class at 7 p.m. with Shabbat ending at 8:06 p.m. Sept. 13: Yom Kippur candle-lighting and fast begin at 6:49 p.m., Kol Nidre Service at 7 p.m. Sept. 14: Yom Kippur service 9 a.m. Yizkor service at 11 a.m., Mincha & Neilah service at 5:30 p.m., fast ends at 7:51 p.m. followed by light refreshments. All services at 4116 E. 37th Ave. Hebrew-English prayer books available. Reservations appreciated, (509) 443-0770 or email

Sisters of the Holy Names Fundraiser – RSVP by Friday for the event on Sept. 15, 2 p.m. at Holy Names Convent, 2911 W. Fort Wright Drive. Offering world music, ethnic treats and treasures. (509) 238-7470, ext. 121, or email

Family Camp at N-Sid-Sen– Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ hosts Friday through Sept. 8 with 10 a.m. worship at the camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene, nine miles north of Harrison on state Highway 97. (509) 624-1366.


“Engaging Millennials” Spokane Faith & Values Coffee Talk – Sept. 7, 10 a.m. at Revel 77 Coffee, 3223 E. 57th Ave. Spokane Faith & Values panel discussion. (509) 240-1830.

Celebration Events at Sravasti Abbey – Sharing the Dharma days, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 8, 9:45 a.m.-3 p.m.; 10th anniversary birthday Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 692 Country Lane, Newport. Call to reserve a space, (509) 447-5549.

“Season of Creation” Series – Celtic service 11 a.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St. Sept. 8, Oceans of Life; Sept. 15, The Gift of Animals; Sept. 22, Sailing the Storm; Sept. 29, Universe of Wonder; Oct. 6, St. Francis of Assisi. (509) 466-3100 or

Dharma School for Adults – Sept. 8 and 22, 1-2:30 p.m. downstairs at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Offered two Sundays a month, led by the Rev. Christine Marr. (509) 534-7954.

Sunday School at Country Homes Christian Church – Fall Sunday school resumes Sept. 8, 9:15 a.m. at the church, 8415 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3414.

Fall Worship at Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church – Sept. 8 contemporary worship at 8:30 or 9:45 a.m., Living Traditions worship, 11 a.m. includes a ministry fair all morning to meet the new head pastor, the Rev. Daniel White, at 312 West Hawthorne Road. (509) 466-0305.

New Preschool at Moran United Methodist Church – Opening Sept. 10 at the church at 3601 E. 65th. A pre-kindergarten course plus Spanish for ages 4 and 5 will also be offered Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon. Monthly tuition is $145, call to register (509) 448-7102.

Steven Curtis Chapman “The Glorious Unfolding” Tour – Oct. 3, 7 p.m. at Calvary Chapel of Spokane, 511 W. Hastings Road. Special guests Laura Story and Jason Gray. Tickets $60/VIP, $25/general admission, available at or call (855) 443-8499.

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