Carmelite Day of Recollection: Father James Zakowicz gives a lecture about St. Teresa's writings "The Interior Castle, Second Mansions," 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today at St. Teresa House, 27008 78th Ave. NW, Stanwood. The Carmelite Institute of Spirituality event suggests a donation of $15-$20. Bring your own lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Reconciliation offered 12-1 p.m. No registration required. More info: 360-629-4032.
112th anniversary: Second Baptist Church, 2801 Virginia Ave. in Everett, marks its 112th anniversary this weekend with celebration, revival and dedication. Remaining events include a youth jam 2-5 p.m. today, and a special service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, followed by a dedication of the newly remodeled Community Center (2416 California Ave.) and dinner. More info: 425-259-6545.
Fall bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 36817 143rd Place SE in Startup. Handcrafted gifts, new and gently used Christmas decorations, bake sale, and lunch (11 a.m.-1 p.m.). Raffle tickets also will be sold at $1 each for a three-story doll house, complete with Victorian furniture, to benefit Lutheran World Relief. More info: 360-793-0534.
Craft bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Gift basket silent auction, homemade goodies and crafts, lunch and refreshments, homemade lefse and entertainment. More info: 425-252-0413.
Bazaar: Homemade for the Holidays runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave. in Everett. Enter the east side of the building. Bakery goods, jams and jellies, candies, and cookies along with needlework projects. Soup, pie, roll and coffee available for $5. All proceeds are for local charities supported by United Methodist Women.
Fall bazaar: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Lots of crafts, holiday items, and foods for sale.
Holiday bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. Proceeds support Kloz 4 Kidz.
Hymn sing: 6 p.m. Sunday at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Join Pastor Terry Ollar and the Hymn Sing Orchestra and Singers to sing your favorite gospel hymns. Some of the area's best vocal groups will also minister in song. Seating is first-come, first-served. Dessert social follows.
Concert: A Celebrating the Arts concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 215 W. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. The Ballard Breeze Wind Quintet will perform pieces by Sweelinck, Faure, Ibert and Gershwin. The concert is free. An offering will be taken. More info: 425-252-0413.
Bali Bazaar: 7 p.m. Nov. 22 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23 at Cross View Church, 604 Avenue C in Snohomish. Handcrafted items brought directly from Bali, including wooden items, baskets, jewelry, purses, silk scarves, toys, decorations and much more. All proceeds benefit My Father's House, a nonprofit orphanage in Bali, Indonesia, that is administered by Snohomish residents Kim and Brian Boyer. The Friday preview includes a presentation on the orphanage.
Thanksgiving service: 12-1 p.m. Nov. 28 at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Everyone is invited to this casual service.Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague speaks on "Prayers of Thanksgiving" at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. Is the only real prayer, "Thank you, God"? More info: 425-258-2244.
Unity Lynnwood: Spiritual Director R. Loren Held will present on "Buddhism and Unity" at 10 a.m. Sunday, the fourth in a five-part series exploring the world's religions with an emphasis on the common thread of divinity that unites us all. The church meets at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172.
Balloon twisting: Would you like to learn balloon twisting? A class for ages 12 and up will be held 1:30-3 p.m. Nov. 23 at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. A working professional will show how to make animals, swords, wings, and other fun balloons. There will be a small fee for supplies. To sign up, call 425-353-4758.
Torah studies: "The Green-Eyed Monster: How Envy Can Be a Force for Good" is the topic of the next class in this series held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 per class. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: 425-640-2811, jewishsnohomish.com.
Apologetics Forum: The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Spike Psarris will lecture on "Creation Astronomy: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God." More info: afsc.nwcreation.net.
GriefShare, Everett: Northshore Christian Church hosts a GriefShare group Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m., through Dec. 3. GriefShare helps people cope with the death of someone close. Child care available for evening sessions; RSVP required. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive W., Everett. More info: 425-407-1119.
GriefShare, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE, hosts the support group 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Jan. 16. Workbooks for the 14-session series are $15. Registration is recommended. More info: 360-659-7777.
GriefShare, Snohomish: Cross View Church hosts the support group 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in its library at 604 Ave. C E., Snohomish. Cost is $20. Scholarships available. To register or for more information, call 360-568-5886.
Sharing the Caring: Spiritual support group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. Spiritual support for families caring for disabled loved ones at home. A safe place where people can share their frustrations freely without judgment and receive encouragement and support. More info: 360-659-7777 or Katie at 360-653-0167.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Open to all. More info: 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett. More info: 425-252-9182.
Christian businessmen: The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America Everett chapter meets from 6-8 a.m. Wednesdays in the cafe at the Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St. More info: Tony, 206-948-7318.
Arts and crafts: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Health holds a No Disabled Souls art class, 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The class is designed for people with disabilities, but anyone is welcome and encouraged to join. The arts and crafts social hour will be held in Hensen Hall's Green Room at 2619 Cedar St., Everett. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.
Music classes: First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish offers a community outreach program called Kaleidoscope Academy with private and group music classes in various instruments. More info: www.kaleidoscope123.org.
Thanksgiving meal, Everett: Free community dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Everyone is welcome. There will be no service. Volunteers, food, and warm clothing donations are needed.
Thanksgiving meal, Edmonds: Free community dinner, with seatings at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. The first 150 children at the 11 a.m. seating have a chance to win a Nintendo Wii. All three seatings have drawings for a $50 Toys R Us and Lego gift certificates and door prizes. Crafts, gifts, family photos, food and clothing bank, and entertainment. Transportation available (call by Nov. 26). More info: 425-775-2776.
Sanctuary Ministries: Provides gently used clothes from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. Limit two bags per visit. Donations of clothing, bedding and shoes welcome. More info: 360-386-9871.
Kloz 4 Kidz: A free clothing resource center for kids in north Snohomish County. Open three days a week. Located behind Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE. Call for an appointment: 360-658-1021.
Loaves and Fishes: A free community supper is offered 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Community kitchen: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at St. John's, 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. More info: 360-568-4622.
The Table: A community dinner at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. More info: 360-659-0445.
The Cove: A free breakfast and take-out lunch, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at First Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-9191.
Meals, clothes, dental: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches, 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days. Qualified people can sign up for free urgent dental care from a dental van that comes monthly. Ask Jessica for details and how to sign up.
Salt of the Earth: Soup kitchen is open at 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. Volunteers needed. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-7224.
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