Tag Archives: easter

Church, 230 actors recreate journey to the cross

This weekend more than 230 actors will re-create Jesus' final hours with a 30-minute, outdoor walk-through event at Spokane Valley Adventist Church. The annual exhibit opens to the public on Friday and will continue through Easter Sunday. Pastor Byron Corbett said he expects more than 4,000 people to attend, which …

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What are we crying out for?

On Palm Sunday we witnessed the waving of palms in memory of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem and in anticipation of the coming fullness of that Kingdom (Rev.7:9). The crowd shouted Hosanna, a phrase that pleads and prays for God to “Save Now”. It's a dangerous cry. A politically subversive one …

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Spokane area Holy Week listings

Below is a list of Holy Week and Easter services in the Spokane area. Assembly of God Spokane First Assembly of God: 10 a.m., April 8, Easter service New Life Assembly of God: 10 a.m., April 8, Easter service Baptist Dishman Baptist Church: 6:30 p.m., April 6, Good Friday service …

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Buddhist, Christian holiday fall on same day this year

This April 8, while millions (dare I say billions) of Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, thousands (dare I say millions) of Buddhists will be celebrating the birth of Buddha. In a somewhat infrequent confluence of holy events, Easter Sunday this year corresponds perfectly with the …

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The night we betray Jesus

The Easter Holy Week is almost here and it’s often forgotten that one of the central themes of the Gospel story is our betrayal of Jesus. Many Christians memorialize the last days of Jesus by practicing foot washing, celebrating the Eucharist and spending time singing hymns and praying together as …

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