First Presbyterian Church celebrates building’s centennial
WALLA WALLA — First Presbyterian Church, 325 S. First Ave., today will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of its stone church building, which is located on the corner of First Avenue and Birch street.
There are several events planned in for the 100-year celebration, including:
Today, retired Walla Walla High School band director Glen Mitchell will direct the performance of an anthem he composed, entitled “Christ is the Cornerstone,” during the worship service at 10:31 a.m.
A picnic and games will follow the service.
On Friday at 7 a.m., there will be a men’s breakfast with the Rev. Paul Fredericks, former Walla Walla pastor.
Today, Fredericks pastors at Prosser Presbyterian Church.
The breakfast will be catered by chef Marty Bray from A Chef’s Creation.
Tickets are $10, available at the church. For information call 509-525-1093.
Lutheran, Presbyterian churches offer Alpha Courses
WALLA WALLA — Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 628 Lincoln St., and First Presbyterian Church, 325 S. First Ave., are offering Alpha Courses.
The course will begin begin at 6 p.m. today at Emmanuel Lutheran.
First Presbyterian will begin its course at 6 p.m Wednesday.
The courses will offer an opportunity to eat a meal, watch a video and discuss questions about God, Jesus and the Bible in a forum that gives non-Christians and people who don’t attend church an opportunity to be heard.
For more information, call 509-525-6872 or 509-525-1093.
Three Walla Walla Churches offer lunch four days a week
WALLA WALLA — Three area churches offer a soup lunch four days each week, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The lunches are open to anyone at no charge, as follows:
Mondays at Pioneer United Methodist Church, 209 E. Birch St., the corner of Birch and Colville streets.
Enter from the Birch Street parking lot. Information: 509-525-1870.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 323 Catherine St. Information: 509-529-1083.
Wednesdays at First Congregational-United Church of Christ, 73 S. Palouse St.
For more information, call 509-525-8753.
Grace United Methodist Church presents six-week video series
WALLA WALLA — Christian education for adults resumes today at 9 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 1520 Pleasant St.
The church will present a six-week video series entitled “Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture” featuring Walter Brueggeman, an Old Testament scholar and theologian.
Worship and Christian education for children ages 6-12 will begin at 10:30 a.m. Child care is available during worship.
Grace Church is handicap-accessible and there is plenty of parking space available.
For more information, contact the Rev. Linda Weistaner at 509-525-6702.
Good Samaritan Ministries to begin classes this month
WALLA WALLA — Good Samaritan Ministries of Walla Walla, 1815 Portland St., Suite 2, will begin a series of classes this month.
Boundaries Class will meet Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday.
Book Club will meet for six weeks at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. beginning Thursday.
There will be a Foster Cline Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Reid Center on the campus Whitman College.
For more information or to register for a class, call 509-529-2322 or contact GSM by email at email@example.com.
First Presbyterian to offer Beth Moore women’s Bible study
WALLA WALLA — The women of First Presbyterian Church, 325 S. First Ave., will offer the Beth Moore Bible study “When Godly People Do Ungodly Things” beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday and again at 1 p.m. Sept. 17.
Register for either the morning or afternoon session of this seven-week video-driven class by calling the church office at 509-525-1093 or simply come to the first day of class.
All women of the community are invited. A suggested donation of $15 covers the cost of the home study book. For more information call Mary Stanton at 509-529-6392.
Walla Walla Healing Rooms to reopen for prayer Sept. 18
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Healing Rooms will reopen for prayer at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Grace Christian Center, 49 Wallula Ave., Suite A.
There will also be a Healing Rooms Ministry Team training time which will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and continue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for anyone who wants to become part of the Healing Rooms ministry.
For more information, call the Rev. Mikki Jones at 509-876-1397 or go online to www.wallawallahealingrooms.com.
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