Church calendar


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

New minister: The Rev. Juan Enrique Toro, who has served 20 years as a Unity minister in Costa Rica, will deliver his first sermon as new minister of Everett Unity Center for Positive Living at 10 a.m. Sunday. His sermon, “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants,” will focus on how spiritual growth is nurtured by others. He will give special recognition to Bob Egan and his wife Charlotte, leaders of the church for 30 years until their retirement in May. Church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-2244.

Rally Day and school blessing: Stanwood’s United Methodist Church will hold a Rally Day to kick off fall activities and Back to School Blessing honoring teachers and students at both its 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sept. 9. There will be gift bags and refreshments during fellowship hour. Church is at 27128 102nd Dr. NW, Stanwood. 360-629-9555.

End of Summer Concert: Everett’s First Presbyterian Church presents 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.” 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 Hilton Garden Inn, 8401 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. Christopher Summit of Mukilteo Historical Society will present “Keepers of the Light Station.” The luncheon talk, by Darlene Beatty of Ocean Shores, is “Keeping You in Stitches.” Music guest is Mary McRae of Redmond. Reservations, cancellations needed by Sept. 10. Call Connie at 425-774-4571 or email:

Hymn sing: Public is invited to an informal gathering to sing favorite hymns 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in social hall of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2521 Lombard Ave., Everett. Refreshments will be served. 425-252-7038. Or email:, or

Back to Church Sunday: Everett’s Destination Christian Church invites the public to its 11 a.m. service Sept. 16 as part of National Back to Church Sunday, an effort to invite “unchurched” people to worship. The nondenominational church is at 3201 Smith Ave., Room 210, Everett. Information: or 425-791-4572, and

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

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, offered. Some appointments available; call 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 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.

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; 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.

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 425-640-2811. Information,

meetings, services

Outdoor service: North Sound Church, of downtown Edmonds, will meet outside this weekend, combining its three morning services into one at 10 a.m. Sunday at the pavilion at Edmonds City Park, Third Avenue S. and Pine Street. Public welcome. Event includes a talk, upbeat music and a free barbecue. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

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.

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. Church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett.

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.


Sanctuary Ministries: provides gently used clothes 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. 360-386-9871.

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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