A free community meal will be served from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 731 Eighth St., Lewiston. The church’s food pantry will be open every Tuesday from 8:45 a.m. to noon.
Mark Haynal, chairman of the education division at Lewis Clark State College, will be the guest speaker for absent pastor Cody Stauffer at Lewiston’s First United Methodist Church and Clarkston’s United Methodist Church Sunday. Haynal’s message is titled “Singing With Understanding” and is based on his research of English hymns. The composers and hymns include Isaac Watts, “O God Our Help in Ages Past;” George Matheson, “O Love That Will Not Let Me Go;” Sabine Baring-Gould, “Onward Christian Soldiers;” and Charles Wesley, “Rejoice, The Lord Is King.” Lewiston’s First United Methodist Church service begins at 9:30 a.m at 1906 Broadview Drive, and Clarkston’s service begins at 11 a.m. at 1242 Highland Ave. Coffee hour and fellowship follows each of the services.
SonRise Church, 2620 22nd St., in the Clarkston Heights, is holding “Israel Night” at 6 p.m. Sunday. The event will include music, scripture, readings and prayer for Israel and the Jewish people. Rep. Mary Dye will speak and play flute, and various musicians will present a variety of Jewish songs, including the Israeli National Anthem “Hatikva,” played by the Rev. Jon Van Vogt.