Faith and church calendar
Monroe sale: Monroe Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is holding a spring sale 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today in the Fellowship Hall. Plants, household and hand-crafted items, baby equipment and children's clothes available. A spaghetti lunch with homemade pie will be served 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Church is at 301 S. Lewis St., Monroe.
Celebrate Creation: Lynnwood's Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate Earth Day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be representatives from Earth Ministry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mukilteo Wildlife Sanctuaries, WSU Extension and Zero Waste Washington, and a chance to learn about rain gardens and tub gardening. Fair-trade coffee and snacks available. The church is at 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.
Earth Day in Mukilteo: Pointe of Grace is holding an Earth Day Celebration 1-4 p.m. Sunday. It will include a native plant sale, blessing of animals, and tours of the community garden and wetlands. Boy Scouts will have a food cart (bring a clear 2-liter bottle, get a free hot dog). Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will show plans for a sustainable greenhouse. Harbour Pointe Christian Preschool will host birdhouse making. Pointe of Grace, a ministry site of Lynnwood's Trinity Lutheran Church, is at 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-778-2159.
Bethany Taste of the Northwest: Bethany of the Northwest Foundation will hold its annual Taste of the Northwest from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Everett's Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave. The event, which includes wine tasting, appetizers, a silent auction and live music, benefits elderly and disabled residents of Bethany's nonprofit care facilities in Everett. Cost is $20. Tickets available at the door or in advance: 425-551-6403 or email Jims@bethanynw.org.
Women's symposium: "Source of Loving," a women's symposium, is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. April 28 at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Center in Lynnwood. Women and children are invited to the event, which includes dinner. Center is at 19212 Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Information: 206-218-6607.
Garage sale: Our Savior's Lutheran Church Garage Sale will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28 at 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. A barbecue lunch will be available. 425-252-0413.
Lake Stevens auction: Ebenezer Lutheran Church will host a spring auction April 28. Doors open at 4:30, silent auction at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., live auction at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. Proceeds support Lake Stevens Food Bank, the Senior Luncheon, Community Supper, Family Center and World Wide Ministries. For tickets call 425-334-0421 or Pat Jackson at 425-923-5113. Church is at 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens.
Haitian pastor's visit: Daniel Paul, pastor from Ouanaminthe, Haiti, will speak at 3 p.m. April 29 at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens. The church meets at the Zion Lutheran School gym, 3923 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens. The pastor works with the Nord Est Haiti Lutheran Mission, where an orphanage houses more than 45 children. There will be Haitian artwork for sale, dessert and beverages. Information: 425-377-2173. To learn about the mission: www.nehlm.org.
Refusing to be Enemies: is the title of a lunch and presentation at noon April 30 at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave. Speakers are Daoud Nasser and Mark Braverman from Tent of Nations, an educational and environmental farm near Bethlehem in the Palestinian West Bank. Donations accepted.
National Day of Prayer: The Stanwood-Camano observance of the National Day of Prayer will be noon-1 p.m. May 3 in the Haggen parking lot, 26603 72nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Theme is "One Nation Under God." Event will include presentation of colors and leading of the Pledge of Allegiance by Boy Scouts; praise and worship by a local worship band; and introduction to prayer by area church leaders. Information: www.NationalDayofPrayer.org.
Vacation Bible adventure: Zapped! Vacation Bible Adventure for elementary school students is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon July 16-20 at Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Registration information: 425-775-2776.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a Christ-based recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Meetings are open to all who need healing from hurts and habits. Information: 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
Living Interfaith Church: will honor the Baha'i holiday of Ridvan, a holy festival, at its service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The 12 days celebrate Baha'u'llah's announcement that he is a messenger of God for this day. A guest will speak about these sacred days. The service will also include a remembrance of Earth Day. Services are at Alderwood Middle School's cafeteria, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood.
Shabbat meditation service: Rabbi Jessica Marshall will conduct a Shabbat meditation service at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Temple Beth Or, 3215 Lombard Ave., Everett. The rabbi will lead guided imagery, meditation and focusing on breath. 425-259-7125.
Community Worship Service: First Baptist Church of Everett hosts a Community Worship Service the third Friday of each month in the main worship center, 1616 Pacific Ave. Music provided by the Rev. John Sinkevitch, with a message from pastor Brian Harpell. Upcoming services will be at 10:30 a.m. May 18, June 15 and July 20.
FREE MEALS, CLOTHES
The Open Table: Marysville United Methodist Church hosts a free community lunch 1-2:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month. Church is at 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. To volunteer or donate, call 360-659-8521.
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Everett First Covenant Church: Community dinners served 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Church is at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-9191.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. 425-672-8044.
First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Faith Lutheran Church free community lunch: Noon-1 p.m., social hour 1-2 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Faith Lutheran, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
The Table free community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. 425-355-1042.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month, 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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