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THE 2ND UPPER ROOM: Creation Training Initiative President Mike Riddle, an international speaker and educator on Christian education and apologetics, will discuss secular humanism in the public education system, churches and seminaries at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Summit Park Bible Church, 12700 Thompson Road, Anacortes. 360-630-5646 or

BETH MOORE SIMULCAST: A Living Proof simulcast featuring speaker Beth Moore and worship leader Travis Cottrell will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at North Cascades Christian Fellowship, 118 N. Ball St., Sedro-Woolley.

Moore, an author and Bible teacher, is the founder of Living Proof Ministries and speaker at Living Proof Live women’s events. Cottrell serves as worship pastor at Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee. He recorded the Dove Award-winning “Jesus Saves Live.”

The free event is being put on by Women HAND in Hand. To register, visit and click on the Eventbrite link, or text/call Deborah at 360-853-3066.

Donations will be accepted for lunch.

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