Church and faith calendar


Clothing and school supplies: Sanctuary Ministries will hold a Back to School Clothing and School Supply Giveaway 10 a.m.-noon today. Gently used clothes available for children in elementary school through high school, including coats, sweatshirts and shoes. There will be school supply kits, hot dogs, chips, juice, and free face painting, while supplies last. The church also provides gently used clothes throughout the year in its Care Center 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sanctuary Ministries is at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. 360-386-9871.

Rock the Block Party: View Ridge Community Church, 4800 Dogwood Drive, Everett, will host a Rock the Block Party 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today. Public invited for a free barbecue, kids’ haircuts and mini-spa treatments for mothers. Organizers plan to give 300 backpacks with school supplies to families that register at or call 425-252-2188.

Waterfront worship: Everett’s Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church will hold two special services Sunday, at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., in the conference area of the Inn at Port Gardner, 1700 West Marine View Dr., on Everett’s waterfront. The messages will be delivered by the Rev. Darryn Hewson. All are welcome; fellowship follows services.

Back to School Carnival: A free carnival with a bouncy house, food, face painting, games and school supply raffle is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Sept. 1 at Pinehurst Baptist Church, 1902 Madison St., Everett.

End of Summer Concert: Everett’s First Presbyterian Church will present Summer Aire, a group of singers from the Everett Chorale and First Baptist, First Congregational, First Presbyterian, Our Savior’s Lutheran and Westminster Presbyterian churches, at a concert and ice cream social at 3 p.m. Sept. 9. Theme is “Not but, P.D.Q. Bach.” Event free, donations accepted. Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Women’s luncheon: Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8401 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. Christopher Summit of the Mukilteo Historical Society will share “Keepers of the Light Station,” a presentation from one of Mukilteo’s founders. “Keeping You in Stitches” will be the luncheon talk by Darlene Beatty, of Ocean Shores. Music guest is Mary McRae of Redmond. Reservations, cancellations needed by Sept. 10. Call Connie at 425-774-4571 or email:

World Day of Prayer: All are welcome 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 13 at Unity Center for Positive Living to observe a World Day of Prayer. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett.

Walk for the Poor: Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Mary of the Valley Monroe Conference, is sponsoring a Walk for the Poor along the Centennial Trail starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 22. Walkers should meet at 9 a.m. at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Information:

Free dental care: Gold Creek Community Church has scheduled a Free Dental Health Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 29. Cleanings, X-rays, fillings and other care, one service per person, will be offered. Some appointments available by calling 425-316-3333; services on day of event will be first-come, first-served. Open to all needing treatment and lacking dental insurance. Church is at 4326 148th St. SE, Mill Creek.

Fall Craft Fair: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court No. 957 will host a Fall Craft Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29-30 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8717 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Information, call Charlene Osborn, 360-668-2545, or email

English Language Learner teachers: Two teachers needed for an English Language Learner class starting Oct. 10 at Our lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 2617 Cedar St., Everett. Class will meet 7-8 p.m. Wednesday evenings through the school year. Call Juanita at 42-355-6005 if interested.


Everett’s Temple Beth Or: has scheduled services for High Holy Days. Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall will lead services, with cantorial soloist Celia Cohen at Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services. Tickets needed to ensure seating. Information: 425-259-7125. Temple Beth Or is at 3215 Lombard Ave, Everett. Service schedule:

S’lichot Service, Sept. 8: 8 p.m. Havdalah, guest speaker and dessert; 9:15 p.m. S’lichot Service with music leader Laura Cannon.

Erev Rosh HaShanah Service: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 evening service, Oneg to follow.

Rosh HaShanah Services, Sept. 17: 10 a.m. service; 12:30 p.m. vegetarian-dairy lunch (registration required); 2 p.m. children’s service; 3:15 p.m. Tashlich Service at Everett public boat launch, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive.

Shabbat Shuvah morning service: 10 a.m. Sept. 22, Oneg to follow.

Cemetery Memorial Service: 3 p.m. Sept. 23, service led by Sheryl Shapiro, at GAR Cemetery, 8610 Riverview Road, Snohomish.

Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei) Service: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Yom Kippur services, Sept. 26: 10 a.m. morning service; 12:30 p.m. text study with Heidi Piel; 3 p.m. children’s service; 4-6:30 p.m. afternoon service, Yizkor and conclusion; 6:30 p.m. Break-the-Fast Meal at Temple Beth Or (registration required).

Sukkot Shabbat Service and Community Dinner: 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 5.

Simchat Torah Service: 11 a.m. Oct. 7. Morning service; music leader Al Friedman.

Chabad of Snohomish County: will hold High Holiday Services at its center, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. These services are scheduled:

Rosh Hashana: evening services 7 p.m. Sept. 16; morning services 10 a.m. Sept. 17; Blowing of the Shofar, with community Kiddush following service, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17. Morning services 10 a.m. Sept. 18; Blowing of the Shofar 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18; holiday ends 8:01 p.m. Sept. 18.

Yom Kippur: fast begins 6:42 p.m. Sept. 25; Kol Nidrei Services 6:45 p.m. Sept. 25. Morning services 10 a.m. Sept. 26; Yizkor Memorial Service 11:15 a.m. Sept. 26; Mincha &Ne’ilah 5:45 p.m. Sept. 26; fast ends and shofar blowing 7:44 p.m. Sept. 26; light break-fast following Ne’ilah 7:44 p.m. Sept. 26.

No membership fees at Chabad of Snohomish County. To reserve a seat for holiday services: email or call 425-640-2811. Information,


Unity lesson: “If I Could Be You For a Day — A Lesson in Gratitude” is the topic to be presented by Brian Gillum at 10 a.m. service Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living. Gillum is youth education director at Everett Unity Center and is pursuing ordination through Unity Institute. Church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-2244.

Men’s group: A men’s group meets at Everett’s Unity Center for Positive Living from 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Meetings in the basement of the church, 3231 Colby Ave.

Shabbat morning services: Chabad Jewish Center has started Saturday morning Shabbat services at 10 a.m. Saturdays followed by a 12:15 p.m. Kiddush luncheon. All Jewish people welcome. Center is at 19626 76th Ave. W, Suite B, Lynnwood.

Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Meetings open to all who need healing from hurts and habits. 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.


Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of every month in the parking lot of Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days.

Salt of the Earth 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. Volunteers needed to help cook, set up, serve and clean up. Contact Sandra, 425-355-1042.

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: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.

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. Information: 425-252-1429 or

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.

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. 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. Email

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