Rev. Dr. Joy Kachel to lead Unity Church of Peace

WALLA WALLA - The Unity Church of Peace, 810 C. St., near the airport, has appointed the Rev. Dr. Joy Kachel as spritual leader after the death of the Rev. Barbara Eckhardt.

Kachel will speak at 10 a.m. today on forgiveness.

Kachel has a doctorate from Wisdom University, San Francisco and is ordained by the Universal Life Church. She is a teacher of the healing arts and is a certified Reiki Master.

Call 509-520-1915 or email unitychurchofpeace @ for information.

Christians of Touchet Valley called to prayer in Dayton

DAYTON - The next "call to prayer," sponsored by the Touchet Valley pastors, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Blue Mountain Assembly of God, 311 S. Fourth St. The Rev. Ben Compton will facilitate this quarterly prayer meeting for the people of the Touchet Valley.

GSM director to address Church Women United in M-F

MILTON-FREEWATER - Church Women United will host speaker Cathy Scott, director of Good Samaritan Ministries, at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 925 Vining St. There will be an installation of officers. For more information, call 541-558-3969.

Walla Walla Healing Rooms to be open for prayer Thursday

WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla healing Rooms will be open for prayer for healing from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Pioneer House, 1018 Whitman St. For more information, call Nelda Ocanaz at 509-301-4998 or go to

Church Women United slates annual meeting in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA - Church Women United's annual meeting will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at Central Christian Church, 66 S. Palouse St. Churches are requested to send a representative to assist with local planning for the year. The first community celebration will be March 4. It will focus on human rights. For more information, call 509-525-1376.

Walla Walla City Church to sponsor Beth Moore weekend

WALLA WALLA - A free Beth Moore weekend will be sponsored by Walla Walla City Church, 2133 Howard St. The video series will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday and continue from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. "He Is," is a study of the character of God. A potluck meal will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. To register, call Toni at 509-525-9469.

Spiritual teacher offers workshop at YWCA

WALLA WALLA - "Transcending Troubling Times," a three-hour workshop on how to gracefully move through changing times, will be given by Racquel Ralph, spiritual teacher, at 9 a.m. Saturday at the YWCA, 213 S. First Ave.

The cost is $50. Pre-registration is required. The workshop is for those feeling stress because of the economy, world conflicts, or intense personal changes.

For details, e-mail

Items for the church bulletin are due by 11 a.m. Tuesday. Send via e-mail to with the words "Church Brief" in the subject line, or fax to 509-525-1232.


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