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Emmanuel Lutheran Church

The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites you, your family and friends to worship with us this Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate the 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Adult education begins at 9 a.m. You can also watch our pastors’ sermons at our website, or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney, Washington.

Mark your calendars. The Thrivent Mobile Food Bank truck will be in the church parking lot on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This free food giveaway is open to the public. No appointment or documentation necessary to participate. Please bring boxes for your food.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

All are welcome. A welcoming haven, nourishing all God’s people in body, mind and spirit.

The 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Communion is at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preside; JW Dalton, Postulant, will preach.

Monday evening dinner, study and devotions for college students ends for the summer and will resume in the fall.

Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Fellowship breakfast is each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Join us for good food, fellowship and discussion. Come and bring a friend.

For your contemplation: “Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true and beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love. No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as it is from our standpoint; therefore we must be saved by the final form of love which is forgiveness,” Rienhold Niebuhr, “The Irony of American History,” l952.

St. Paul’s is located at 625 C St. on the edge of Eastern Washington University campus.

United Church of Christ

The Sunday service at Cheney United Church of Christ begins at 10 a.m. with pastor David Krueger-Duncan presiding. The church is located at 423 N. Sixth St., across from the high school parking lot. All visitors are guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome.

The men’s breakfast group will meet this Sunday, Aug. 24, as it does every second and fourth Sunday of the month. All men of the congregation are welcome to join this long-standing group. Meetings take place at Willow Springs restaurant, starting at 7:45 a.m.

The church is re-instituting the tradition of presenting special events on fifth Sundays throughout the year. Next Sunday, Aug. 31, will feature an after-worship barbecue, hosted by the church council. Mark your calendars and bring your friends.

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