Religion notes

Walk around the schools and pray

A School Prayer Walk is planned for Sunday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Participants should go the flag pole of the school of your choice in Oak Harbor or Coupeville at 6 p.m. Meet others and walk around the school praying for blessing and protection for the students, teachers, administrators and employees. Contact Jacque Hildreth 678-5894 or

Journey of Faith classes begin

Sessions exploring the Catholic faith are being held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Oak Harbor. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic Church is invited. If you are Catholic and would like to just learn more, or to receive the sacraments of Confirmation or First Communion, please come as well. Call Peggy at 675-2303 ext. 32 for more information.

New worship schedule starts

Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St, will begin its new worship schedule Sunday, Sept. 11.  The first service will be a traditional service at 8:30 a.m., followed by classes for all ages at 9:45 a.m., and a contemporary service at 10:45 a.m.  All are welcome.

Back to normal in Coupeville

The Coupeville United Methodist Church is back to its regular schedule, which includes two services every Sunday morning, Sunday school for children and adults, and youth group in the evenings. A contemporary service is offered each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. At 9:45 a.m. classes are available for all ages, from kindergarten through adult. The traditional service with full choir is held at 11 a.m. Youth group with activities and free dinner is held every Sunday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for youth in grades 7 to 12.  More information is available at or call  687-4256.

Chatting about terror attacks

As people around the world are assessing anew the lessons of Sept. 11 2001, and the progress that’s been made, there is still plenty of room for prayer. Come to the Christian Science Reading Room Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m., 721 SW 20th Court, Oak Harbor, and bring questions and concerns to two guests who were in their respective cities, New York and London, when major terrorist attacks took place and who will offer healing, restoring thoughts.


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