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January 2015 Calendar Events

Jan 8            • The Fig Tree Benefit and Board, Emmanuel Family LIfe Center, 621 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon benefit, 1 p.m. board, 535-1813

Jan 8, 22            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 11            • Human Trafficking Awareness Candlelight Vigil, Lutheran Community Services Northwest, River Park Square Atrium, 808 W. Main Ave., 2:30 p.m. artwalk through theme “Hope,” 3 to 4 p.m. vigil, 343-5091, melsom@lcsnw.org

Jan 13            • Spokane Inter-Faith Council, Center for Spiritual Living, 2825 E. 33rd Ave., 6:30 p.m., 534-1011

Jan 14, 28            • Inland NW Death Penalty Abolition Group, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 14            • Spokane Police Accountability & Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

            • Veterans For Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m., 838-7870

            • Afterlife 101: What Happens When Our Earthly Pilgrimage Ends,” John Fenick, associate director of Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Jan 15            • “How to Communicate Effectively with Legislators,” 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870, slichty@pjals.org

Jan 16            • “Call Mr. Robeson: A Life, With Songs,” Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center Benefit, Bing Crosby Theatre, 901 W. Sprague, 7 p.m., Ticketswest.com, 445-8722

            • Children’s Program Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Works, Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, North Idaho College, 208-765-3932, idahohumanrights.org

Jan 17            • Youth Empowerment Luncheon and Silent Auction, Spokane Community College Lair, 1801 N. Greene, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 455-8722

            • Martin Luther King Jr. Gala, Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, Human Rights Education Institute Center, 414 Mullan Rd., Coeur d’Alene, 5 to 8 p.m., 208-765-3932, idahohumanrights.org

Jan 18            • Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 645 S. Richard Allen Ct., 4 to 6 p.m., 455-8722

Jan 19            • Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Rally, March and Resource Fair, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., 10 a.m., 455-8722

            • NAACP, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m.

  •Martin Luther King, Jr Program, Human Rights Education Institute, Coeur d'Alene,ID, 414 W. Mullaln Rd., 10 am - 5 pm films will be shown all day, Civil Rights and Social Justice Panel from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm.

Jan 21            • “What Do You Know about the Civil Rights Movement?” Kate Shuster, author of Teaching the Movement: The State of Civil Rights Education,Showalter Auditorium, Eastern Washington University, 11 a.m., www.ewu.edu

            • Coffee and Contemplation, “Water from the Deep Well: Four Christian Practices from the History of Christianity,” Jerry Sittser, professor of theology at Whitworth University,IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 to 11 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

 

Jan 22            • 28th Annual MLK Community Celebration, Angela Davis, “The Dream Behind Bars,” CUB Senior Ballroom, Washington State University, Pullman, video streamed to WSU Spokane SAC 20 lower floor, 7:30 p.m., 509-339-6172, mlk.wsu.edu

Jan 23-25            • Weekend Retreat for Men and Women, “How to Listen When God Is Speaking,” Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Blurr Rd, 448-1224

Jan 23-30            • Invitation to Silence, Quiet Retreat, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-982-2000, spirit-center@stgertrudes.org

Jan 24            • St. Lucy’s Breakfast, Shalom Ministries Benefit, Rockwood Community Center, 2105 S. Forrest Estates Dr., 9 a.m., 710-0204

            • “Faith Communities Advocating for Justice,” Community Congregational United Church of Christ, Pullman, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

            • “In God’s Footsteps: Exploring Creativity and Spirituality,” Kathy Finley and Fr. Alan Yost, The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior St, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 483-6495, sjfconline.org

Jan 27            • Dinner Series on Evidence of God from Physics, Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad, IHRC, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

Jan 29            • “The Role of Religious Reconciliation for Stability in Iraq,” Sarah Ahmed of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation, and Mustafa Mahmood, Gonzaga student from Iraq, PAX Christi, Wolff Auditorium, Jepson Hall at Gonzaga University, 7 p.m., 358-4273, wendlinder@gonzaga.edu

•" Chosen-documentary by Shared Hope International", Coalition to Abolish Slavery, Coeur d'Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front St., Coeur d'Alene, 6:30 pm, loosethechains586@gmail.com

 Jan 30, 31, Feb 1,6,-8            • “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Musical, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave, 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m., Sundays, 313-6553, Gonzaga.edu

Jan 31            • Eastern Washington Legislative Conference, “Raising Prophetic Voices: Faith Communities Advocate for Justice,” St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 535-4112

Feb 4            • The Fig Tree Mailing and Delivery, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave, 9 a.m., 535-1813

Feb 5            •  Fig Tree Benefit and Board, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., benefit noon, board 1 p.m. 535-1813

Feb 5-6            • Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation speaker, 838-7870, slichty@pjals.org

Monthly events

1st/3rd Weds            • Death Penalty Abolition Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

2nd Tues            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m.

2nd Wed            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m.

1st /3rd Thurs            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

   

 

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