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Spokane’s religion wrap-up: outdoor church, a bid farewell and free movies

It’s been six months since I last wrote a religion wrap-up. In that six months, though, I’ve watched our traffic climb higher and higher, so thought I’d give it another go. Spokane is a wellspring of religion news and although we do our best to report it all to you, there’s not enough time in the week to report everything. Here are some bits we thought you might at least want to know about.

Eid Mubarak!

Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan on Thursday at the Spokane Islamic Center.

VIDEO: Rally for Immigration Reform

<p> Dozens of people gathered at Riverside Park on Saturday to rally for comprehensive reform, hoping that Republicans will be moved to fight to keep families together.</p>

BRIEF: Christmas in July Food Drive begins this week

Starting Thursday Positive Life Radio will be collecting canned food, nonperishable food items and toiletries to deliver to food banks around the Inland Northwest.

Items needed most are:

- Bath Soap
- Bath Tissue
- Diapers

Thank you, Spokane, I will sing your praises

For those of you that may not have heard, I am no longer in Spokane. A career opportunity has taken me from my sunny west coast home in Washington to the equally sunny but much more humid eastern landscapes of Virginia.  For financial reasons I decided to make this move by car and view the country from the cracked windshield of my cross-over SUV.

Historic Church Project: Who cares about some dumb old church anyway?

Who cares about some dumb old church? Well, I do. And maybe you do too.

My wife and I bought an old World War I-era historic building in Spokane in December of 2000.

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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