In the opening message of the Feast in Spokane Valley, we were exhorted to practice proper worship, honor and respect of God through our daily sacrifices and offerings during the Feast.
Nearly 550 people responded by celebrating eight days together as the family of God, practicing being a living sacrifice. A great spirit of peace and love permeated the week, as attendance at services remained high and all the activities were well attended. The enthusiasm and generosity of the brethren throughout the Feast ensured everyone participated. We were honored to be the west coast webcast site and a max of 356 connections enjoyed all the messages, the Bible study and the presentations.
A highlight was the Lake Coeur d’Alene Dinner Cruise, where members enjoyed a tasty Northwest buffet, and then were treated to God’s masterful 360-degree painted sunset. Two TED-style presentations were a welcome addition to the Feast, as 250 connected with personal stories of faith. The senior banquet was full of laughter and good food. Teens enjoyed a hike and escape room. Young adults socialized on a lake cruise and later at dinner and a Bible chat. What a blessing it is to know that God’s way works, and for us to be called to share what we are learning with all mankind in the years ahead!