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Upcoming Hunger Run aims to help fight hunger in Inland Northwest

Second Harvest and the Union Gospel Mission will host the second annual Hunger Run on Saturday, April 10 at 9 a.m. in Spokane Valley’s Plante’s Ferry Park.

Carrying a cross at Bloomsday

A runner carries a cross on the Bloomsday trail.

POLL: Did your faith group volunteer during Bloomsdsay?

Volunteers from local churches and faith groups were everywhere at Bloomsday - whether they were handing out water, food or playing in one of the dozens of bands along the route.

An open letter to the angry fundamentalist at Bloomsday

While many good folks in the Spokane area attended their place of worship on Sunday morning, I joined the congregation at the Bloomsday run. In one sense, I count it as a religious event. I come from a Christian heritage, and there is that often repeated verse from Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”

Spokane: a community on the move

While many in the Spokane area worshipped in various religious services Sunday morning, I ran the St. Paddy’s Five. Running is more than just an athletic event, it’s a celebration of community; it’s a place to be accepted for who I am.

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