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Published on September 29, 2017 12:01AM

Pacific Unitarian Universalist

The Pacific Unitarian Universalist Fellowship holds a service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Performing Arts Center, 588 16th St. Christine Yeight talks about “The Human Brain and its Relation to Climate Change.” Religious education for the children is available each week following the “Moment with the Children” near the beginning of the service.

A discussion led by Gary Webb on “Buddhism: What Wisdom Did the Buddha Offer?” follows the service. The public is welcome to the service and the social time afterward.

For information, call 503-325-5225 or go to

St. Catherine Episcopal

NEHALEM — St. Catherine Episcopal Church, 36335 U.S. Highway 101 in Nehalem, holds a Labyrinth walk from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. All are welcome. For information, go to

Community HU sing

SEASIDE — A Seaside Community Eckankar HU Sing takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Seaside Public Library, 1131 Broadway. Regardless of one’s beliefs or religion, anyone can sing HU (pronounced hue), an ancient name for God; it is for the spiritual upliftment of those who come, and is not directed to any other purpose. For information, call Seann Valen at 503-717-5485, email or go to

Religious Society of Friends

ILWACO, Wash. — The Lower Columbia Quakers, also known as the Religious Society of Friends, meets at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Ilwaco Community Center, 158 First Ave. N. All are welcome to visit and participate. For information, go to

Cannon Beach Community

CANNON BEACH — Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 E. Washington St., holds an Evensong service at 6 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month. All are welcome.

Evensong features Wes Warhmund (guitar, flute and clarinet) and meditative songs, Psalms, readings, candlelight and time for quiet reflection.

For information, call the church at 503-436-1222.

Common Ground Interspiritual

A Celebration of Spirit, sponsored by Common Ground Interspiritual Fellowship, meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the Wesley Room at the Astoria First United Methodist Church, 1076 Franklin Ave. Use the 11th Street building entrance. This morning gathering is not defined by any particular belief system, and is intended for the “spiritual but not religious,” as well as those who draw from more than one faith tradition. For information, go to

St. Brendan the Navigator Orthodox Mission

St. Brendan the Navigator Orthodox Mission holds Vespers at 5 p.m. Saturday at the home of Steve and Candy Sollars, 92289 Svensen Market Road. The service is led by Kevin Lien, assistant pastor at Annunciation Orthodox Church in Milwaukie. A homemade beef stew potluck follows. Call 503-458-5704 for directions.

Orthos/Matins is at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, with Liturgy beginning at 10 a.m., at St. Francis de Sales Mission, 867 Fifth St. in Hammond, also led by Kevin Lien. The Miller wedding is at 2 p.m. For directions, call Steve Sollars at 503-298-3453.

Grace Episcopal

The Right Rev. Michael Joseph Hanley, 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, presides at both the 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday services at Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave. He is administering the Rite of Reception at the 10 a.m. service, and will visit with the congregation following each service. There is a forum during the coffee hour following the 10 a.m. service, where he is available for questions.

The labyrinth is available for walking from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. A labyrinth introduction is offered at 3 p.m., upon request. It takes an average of 30 minutes to complete the walk.

For information, call the church at 503-325-4691 or go to


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