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Occupy Spokane, even on Thanksgiving

How did you spend your Thanksgiving? If you are like most Americans you spent it with family and/or friends, eating a special (turkey) dinner, watching football (or sitting around socializing while a football game played in the background). Maybe you even remembered to express thanks for the blessings of family, …

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Angry churches pull money from big banks

A small but growing number of religious communities across the country are removing their money from Wall Street banks to protest what they see as unfair mortgage foreclosures and unwillingness to lend to small businesses. The New Bottom Line (NBL) coalition of congregations, community organizations, labor unions and individuals is …

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Fact sheet for proposed state budget cuts

Today at 6:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Spokane is hosting an emergency meeting with the social services and the faith communities to discuss the proposed state budget cuts (you can read details here). TodayThe Episcopal Diocese of Spokane released the following fact sheet: FACT SHEET The threat to clientsand operations of social …

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Wednesday’s religion news roundup

Jesus now has a football jersey, and it is a tribute toTim Tebow. Some believers think that's getting it backwards: “Sports is one thing, and Jesus is another thing,” said Traci Yown, a mom Christmas shopping for her son. Others say it honors both Jesus and Tebow, the Denver Broncos QB who is …

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