Spokane Valley’s quiet Sikh community has taken the spotlight this week after a gunman shot down six worshipers in Wisconsin on Aug. 5. On Wednesday The Sikh Temple of Spokane held a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those who died and tomorrow friends the Unitarian Universalist Church will join hands and form a “circle of protection” around the gurdwara at noon.Read More »
Spokane community honors those killed in Sikh temple shooting
On Wednesday evening nearly 300 people crowded into the Sikh Temple of Spokane to mourn those killed while worshiping in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin over the weekend.
After lighting candles in their memory, local Sikhs and non-Sikhs sat side by side in the Spokane Valley gurdwara and sang about their concord, “the clay is the same, but the fashioner has fashioned it in various ways.”Read More »
Church invites community to form circle of prayer around Sikh temple
The Unitarian Unversalist Church of Spokane invites the community to join them in Arms of Compassion on Saturday, where they will join hands and form a circle of prayer and support around the Sikh Temple of Spokane.
"It's symbolic to show we're holding them in our hearts and thoughts and prayers," said the Rev. Todd Eklof, noting the Sikh community needs support after the recent shooting in Wisconsin.Read More »
Sikh Temple to host prayer vigil Wednesday evening
The Spokane community is invited to show their support for the local Sikh community and take a stand against hate Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Sikh Temple of Spokane.
A candlelight vigil will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. to honor the six people shot dead by Michael Page on Sunday at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.Read More »
EWU students learn about turbans, Sikhs
Evangelicals, Catholics and nones (non-religious) dominate Spokane. So Baldev Singh isn’t bothered when he gets quizzical looks or double takes from strangers.Read More »
EWU to host Turban Day: Unwrapping Sikhism
May 29 will be Turban Day at Eastern Washington University.
Three student groups have come together to host the event, which is designed to help educate students about the Sikh faith.Read More »