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FāVS News informs and builds faith and non-faith community through digital journalism and online and offline engagement opportunities.

Whitworth Will Honor the Rev. Stephy Nobles-Beans at Gospel Explosion Finale on April 19

The Rev. Stephy Noble-Beans — Whitworth University’s associate chaplain for the diversity, equity and inclusion ministry — will retire in May. But she won’t be leaving without one final musical concert.

FāVS Religion News Roundup: April 12

While Gonzaga hosts a screening of a climate change documentary and 350 Spokane Interfaith Committee wants to help churches and faith communities really understand the climate crisis, the Carl Maxey Center announces their acting executive director, the Spokane Police Department gains a refugee volunteer officer, Sravasti Abbey hosts a Sharing the Dharma Day, and so much more in this week’s Religion News Roundup.

Coeur d’Alene Teen Arrested for Planning Church Attacks in Support of ISIS

Federal agents arrested an 18-year-old Alexander Scott Mercurio over the weekend who allegedly pledged allegiance to ISIS and intended to commit attacks on its behalf.

Experience the Inuit Tribal Soul Music of PAMYUA in Spokane This Friday

Brothers Phillip and Stephen Blanchett will bring their original Inuit music group — PAMYUA — to Spokane this Friday at Gonzaga’s Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center, 211 E. DeSmet Ave.

YWCA Spokane’s ‘Equity For All’ Event to Discuss Maternal Health in Communities of Color on April 25

YWCA Spokane recently announced its Equity For All annual event will take place on April 25. This gathering will include performances from local artists and a panel of community experts who will discuss maternal health in our communities of color.

FāVS Religion News Roundup: April 5

While a Spokane nonprofit promotes sustainable practices for the Expo '74 anniversary and YWCA Spokane receives a $12.1M grant, CAIR-WA is surveying the state's Muslim community. Meanwhile, the Christian band MercyMe performs in Spokane this weekend.

FāVS News to Host “Pizza and Panel” Discussion on Faith and Doubt

FāVS News will present a community dialogue titled "Faith Shifts: Keeping or Losing It" on Saturday, April 13 at 5 p.m. at The Hive, 2904 E Sprague Ave. This roundtable event will feature a discussion led by Sarah Henn Hayward, author of "Giving Up God" and Rev. Scott Kinder-Pyle, interim pastor of Salem Lutheran Church.

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