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Friday, September 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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New Spokane church going forward without Mars Hill

Each week more than 100 adults pour into a downtown Spokane church, unshaken by the knotty departure of their lead pastor, Mark Driscoll, and the recent news that their church …


Shawn Vestal: Even amid stormy seas, Mars Hill church plans to open

Seattle’s controversial Mars Hill megachurch has had a tough summer. Its flamboyant pastor has stepped away temporarily in the wake of some boorish comments about women and conflicts within the …


Mars Hill already attracting local members

Mars Hill Spokane won’t officially launch until early next year, but about 60 people from Spokane and North Idaho have already committed to becoming members of the Seattle-based megachurch. They’ll …


Downtown church hosts homeless at Super Bowl bash

For a few hundred people in Spokane, Sunday’s Super Bowl was more than a chance to cheer their Seahawks to a decisive victory or puzzle over how their Broncos fell …


City warming center decisions made early in the day

Some of Spokane’s homeless may be left in the cold because of the way the city’s warming centers are operated. City of Spokane officials check the weather forecast in the …


Church’s Super Bowl meal is touchdown for homeless

Outside, the steel sky started spitting wet snow, but in a downtown Spokane church, 100 homeless men and women watched the Super Bowl in comfort and waited for a hot …


Group that helps homeless seeks donations as cold hits

It’s time to clean out that coat closet. Spokane Mental Health’s Homeless Outreach Team needs at least a couple hundred more men’s and women’s coats for its 11th annual Winter …


Events aim to raise awareness of hunger, homelessness

Food for Thought, the annual Shalom Ministries dinner in observance of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.


Volunteers, nonprofit help repair home for couple in need

The place was trashed. Holes marred the walls and the floors, the door had been kicked in, the paint was chipping, and the worn, stained carpet needed replacing.