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Spokane Valley This week

Lenten Devotional Soup Supper – Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 924-9750.


Hospice House North Ribbon-Cutting and Open House – April 11, 1-4 p.m. at 102 W. Rhoades Ave. Hosted by Opportunity Christian Church. (509) 926-3691.

Holy Week at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church – Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary with Hallelujah Party to follow at 11:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall; Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. service and choir cantata “Symbols of the Cross” in the sanctuary; Easter pancake breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m. service, traditional worship at 9 a.m., contemporary at 11 a.m. at the church, 115 N. Raymond Road. (509) 924-7262.

Spokane This week

Oak Grove Lutheran School Concert Choir –Today, 7 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Featuring an a cappella choir of 44 high school-age youth who are touring the Northwest. The variety of music includes lively spiritual and gospel, old hymn favorites and newer compositions. (509) 624-9233.

“Beautiful Africa: A New Generation” Watoto Children’s Choir Concert – Today, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road. Free. (509) 465-0779.

“Making Meaning of the Death of Jesus” Lecture by Sister Mary C. Boys – Today, 7 p.m. in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room at Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. 800-986-9585.

Future Church Project: Moving Back Into the Neighborhood – Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 3 p.m. at Whitworth University, Crows Nest at the Hub, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Led by Alan Roxburgh. $135/pastor and two leaders, $35/each, includes three meals. Register at (509) 924-4148 or www.

Rummage Sale at Fowler United Methodist Church – Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church, 3928 N. Howard St. Proceeds benefit outreach ministries. (509) 467-5008.

Lenten Worship Service and Liturgical Dance – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Manito Presbyterian Church, 401 E. 30th Ave. Grace Barnes, Congregational Artist, will dance Psalm 130. (509) 838-3559.

Mindfulness Meditation 101 Series – Presented Tuesdays in April by Dori Langevin in the Administration Building Chapel at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. $60/series, call to register (509) 483-6495 or email

The 12 Powers – Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. A presentation focusing on how to put the 12 spiritual abilities to work in your life. (509) 838-6518.

Lenten Soup Supper & Devotions – Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m. at Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. A simple soup supper will be served followed by an inspirational lesson based on Adam Hamilton’s book: “Journey to the Cross: Reflecting on the 24 Hours that Changed the World.” (509) 448-7102.

“Biblical Job and Life Today” Lenten Program – Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Eucharist with soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. presentation by Michelle Klippert at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 East 12th Ave. (509) 838-4277.

Lenten Worship and Soup Supper – Wednesday, worship at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., soup at noon and 6 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4202 N. Belt St. (509) 327-4446.

Lenten Eucharist and Worship – Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., soup supper at 6:15 p.m., program from 7-8 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Child care provided. (509) 838-4277.

“Bearing the Cross” Soup Suppers – Wednesday supper at 6 p.m., prayer at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. (509) 747-6677.


“Seven Last Words of Christ” with Theodore Dubois – Performance April 12, 2 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Music presented by Central Chancel Choir, organist Alice Hostetter, conductor Paul Brueggemeier, soloists, Tom Williams, Heather Parker and Derrick Parker, and others. (509) 624-9233.

Foundations of Shin Buddhism Classes – Free study classes April 13, May 4 and 25, and June 8 and 22, 12:15-1:15 p.m. at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. (509) 534-7954.


Central Baptist Church – Sunday schedule includes breakfast, 9 a.m. followed by adult class and Sunday school at 9:30 and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker. Coffee hour at 12:15 p.m. Call the church to arrange transportation, Adult Bible study on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Prayer Circle Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Sewing Circle fourth Thursday of each month at the church, 19 W. Shannon Ave. (509) 327-9322.

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.

Help for Homeless Meal Prep – Help is needed each Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. Volunteers will prep sandwiches, cookies and chips for weekly lunch distribution to the homeless. Donations of sandwich type cookies, baggies, snack size bags of chips and bottled water are appreciated. (509) 328-9310.

Buddhist Teachings and Meditation Practices – Fridays, 7-8 p.m. with Ven. Geshe Thupten Phelgye, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, at Saranac Building, 25 West Main Ave. Spokane. Contact Lori at:

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Feed Medical Lake – On the second Monday of the month, 5-6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 223 S. Hallett St., Medical Lake. (509) 714-1150.

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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