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2023 Spokane Area Christmas Services Listings

Christian churches throughout the Spokane area will soon celebrate the birth of Jesus and what they see as his role in their lives today. FāVS News listed many of these services.

Making Holidays Special: The Inspiring Story of Spokane’s Santa Express

Santa Express began as a project of a group of women in the Junior League of Spokane who wanted to do something to support the Vanessa Behan crisis shelter. The organization was founded five years earlier in 1987 as a community response to the tragic death of a child at the hands of domestic abuse.

Christmas Is Political

When I assert that Christmas is political I’m not complaining that we’ve lost sight of “the reason for the season.” What I am concerned about is that Christians who consider Christmas a religious festival may not remember how politically radical the commemoration of Jesus’s birthday was from its inception.

An Atheist Celebrates Christmas

How does and Christian-turned-atheist celebrate Christmas?

FāVS Religion News Roundup: Nov. 2

In this week's religion news roundup, read about helping those in need this holiday season, a Coeur d'Alene man who has invited hundreds of his neighbors to dinner and an upcoming fundraiser for a ministry that feeds the hungry.

For Non-Jews on Judaism, Part 1

I was asked to share something important about Judaism that non-Jews might not know. So many possible answers raced through my mind! I had a very difficult time narrowing it down. So I posed the question to Jewish friends of all branches and observance and I’ve compiled their results. I’m presenting their answers along with their names and notes about which branches of Judaism they identify with.

Spokane Churches Offer a Variety of Christmas Services in 2022

If you are looking for a traditional Christmas Eve service with candlelight and carols or a “Christmas Day” service you can attend on Thursday night, Spokane-area churches of a variety of denominations have a service just for you this holiday season.

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