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Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of FāVS.News, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.

BRIEF: Ecumenical Tenebrae Service to be held on Good Friday at St. John’s Cathedral

On April 18, at 7 p.m. the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist will host a traditional Tenebrae service as it celebrates Good Friday.

Feminist Forum

This month the Feminist Forum featured women of the faith to lead a discussion on gender and religion.

2014 Spokane area Easter service listings

Easter will be celebrated April 20 this year and once again Spokane Faith & Values has a comprehensive list of Spokane area Easter service listings, starting with Maundy Thursday services.

BRIEF: Palestine Film Festival continues through end of month

"Out of the Shadows" — a Palestine film festival, presented by PJALS and the Arab Culture Club of Spokane Community College, continues throughout April.

041114 quote

"I would like the world to know that there are many Christians who support the hiring of gay Christians in Christian institutions." - Julia Stronks,...

POLL: Is it possible to study more than one religion?

The Public Religion Research Institute recently reported that 16 percent of Americans currently say they follow the teachings or practices of more than one religion.

BRIEF: Condoleezza Rice to speak at Whitworth

Whitworth University announced Tuesday afternoon that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be the featured speaker at the university's fall President’s Leadership Forum, which will held Oct. 9 at noon at the Spokane Convention Center.

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