St. Joseph School to host annual auction

WENATCHEE — St. Joseph School will host its 38th Annual Have-A-Heart Auction Feb. 10 in Kuykendall Hall at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 625 S. Elliott Ave. The theme this year is “A Masquerade Ball.” Silent auction tables will open at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the live auction at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person or a table of 10 for $350. Beer, wine and...
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St. Joseph Altar Society pancake supper Feb. 13

WATERVILLE — The Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold its 34th annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the church, 101 East Poplar. Buttermilk, whole wheat and blueberry pancakes will be served along with an egg and meat dish, fruit cup, juice and coffee. Admission to the all-you-can-eat supper is by donation. For more information, call Carolyn...
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Federated Church Coffee Klatch provides coffee, conversation

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent Every Wednesday morning during the winter months, the Waterville Federated Church fellowship hall turns into a mini-café with coffee, tea and baked goods available — along with good doses of conversation. The Coffee Klatch, as the gathering is known, came into being about three years ago when Bruce and Cathy Clark of the Blue Rooster began...
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Waterville churches celebrate the Lenten season

In addition to being Valentine’s Day, this year Feb. 14 is also Ash Wednesday, which ushers in the traditional Christian season of fasting and penance known as Lent.
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Divorce recovery program begins Feb. 11

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Community Church will offer Divorce Recovery, a 10-week program beginning at 4 p.m. Feb. 11, for those who are going through divorce or a broken relationship. The church is located at 783 4th St. N.E. The course will cover topics such as loss and grief, unhooking, anger, depression and forgiveness. Emotional support groups will also be formed to help in the healing...
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Community of Christ hosts variety of events

EAST WENATCHEE — The Community of Christ, 690 N. Baker Ave., is hosting two upcoming events. A Soup for the Soul lunch will take place at noon Jan. 27. Books and toiletries will be given to those in need. Then on Jan. 30, there will be a Family Game Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a variety of family-friendly games featured. For more information, contact Fran Smith, 670-2029.
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Singers unite for community cantata

The long-standing Waterville tradition of a community Christmas program was brought back this year with the cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” performed on Dec. 17.
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Christmas tradition in Douglas

The annual Douglas Community Christmas Celebration, held at the Historic Douglas Church, is a favorite tradition for many Waterville area residents. This year, the chili feed and song fest was held on Dec. 9.
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Christmas Eve services in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host two services on Christmas Eve. The church’s regular morning worship service will be held at 10:15 a.m. and will feature a special Christmas program. A special Christmas Eve service with caroling will then be held at 5 p.m. Both services are open to the public. The church is located at 13966 Highway 2 in Orondo. For more information,...
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Shalom Church to hold Christmas Eve service

EAST WENATCHEE — Shalom Church will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1052 Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee. The service will be informal and all are welcome to attend. For more information, call Pastor Samuel Detwiler at 421-2276.
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