Faith calendar


“Let’s Shabbat:” Chabad of Snohomish County offers a monthly “Let’s Shabbat” experience at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. Today’s easy-to-follow service is followed by a kiddush meal at noon. A “member of the month” will tell the group about himself or herself. No membership fee charged; all Jewish people welcome. Chabad Jewish Center is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood.

Food &Craft Festival: Trinity Lutheran Church’s annual Food &Craft Festival will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today at 2324 Lombard Ave., Everett. There will be handcrafted holiday gifts, vintage items, Norwegian lefse, home-baked goodies, and lunch and dessert available for purchase.

Heaven Sent Boutique: Edmonds Open Bible Church hosts its annual Heaven Sent Boutique, with unique Christmas gifts available, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. There will be holiday decor, baked goods, vintage finds, linens and more. Church is at 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Proceeds benefit local and global missions.

Celebration Bazaar and rummage sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at Snohomish United Methodist Church, 2400 Lake Ave., Snohomish. Lunch available 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 360-568-5755.

Whidbey bazaar: Concordia Lutheran Church, 590 N. Oak Harbor St. in Oak Harbor, hosts its holiday bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today. There will be crafts, baked goods and gently used items. Lunch available for purchase 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds benefit Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. 360-675-2548.

Asante Children’s Choir: This 24-member children’s choir from East Africa will perform at 7 tonight at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 615 E. Highland Dr., Arlington. Church will host a dinner for choir before the concert; performers will stay with church members. The choir will also perform at Arlington Free Methodist Church at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nov. 11, 730 E. Highland Drive, Arlington. Opportunities to donate to choir at all performances.

Spirit of Grace bazaar: Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church, formerly Everett First United Methodist Church, hosts a bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10. Holiday offerings, homemade gifts, a bakery shop, and lunch with homemade soups, pie and coffee available. Church is at 3530 Colby Ave., Everett; enter west side of building. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women’s local mission projects. 425-259-3909.

“Santa’s Workshop” bazaar: Everett United Church of Christ’s Pilgrim Women’s Guild hosts its holiday bazaar 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10. Theme is “Santa’s Workshop.” Free event includes photos and story time with Santa, a bake sale, crafts, holiday decor rummage sale, door prizes, and a soup lunch for a suggested donation. Event in the church’s fellowship hall, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Proceeds benefit guild’s mission work. 425-252-7224.

Chili feed: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court No. 957 will hold its chili feed 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8717 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Cost is $5 per person. Event includes silent auction, raffle baskets and at 1 p.m. a short lesson in line dancing. Proceeds benefit charities the group supports. Tickets or information, call Jessica at 425-343-3204.

Bazaar in Startup: Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church hosts its annual Fall Bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16-17. There will be Christmas items, handcrafted gifts, card and jewelry making, a bake sale, and for purchase a sloppy-joe lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Church is at 36817 143rd Pl. SE, Startup. 360-793-0534.

Bazaar in Snohomish: The Bridge Church will hold its first Holiday Craft Bazaar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17. Handmade gifts and baked goods for sale, and Bridge Brew latte stand will be open. Church is at 2500 Lake Ave., Snohomish.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner: Westgate Chapel in Edmonds invites community to a free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 22, with seatings at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m. Event includes a traditional homemade turkey dinner, children’s crafts and gifts, family photos, and a food and clothing bank. First 150 children at 11 a.m. seating have chance to win a Kindle Fire. Drawings for Toys R Us gift certificates and prizes at all seatings. Westgate Chapel is at 22901 Edmonds Way. No reservations needed; for transportation call 425-775-2776 by Nov. 20.

Community prayer: A short community prayer gathering will be at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 30 and last Sundays of each month at Legion Memorial Park gazebo, 114 N. Olympic Ave., downtown Arlington. There will be prayer for families, young people, and against the use of illegal drugs, alcohol and violence. More info: Vicki Adams at 425-330-0585 or Kim Speed at 425-210-7573.

Food drive: The Christian Science Church, 1718 Broadway in Everett, is sponsoring a food drive now through Dec. 17 to benefit Volunteers of America Food Bank. Bring donations to the church. 425-252-9182.


Unity series: The Rev. Juan Enrique Toro, of Everett’s Unity Center for Positive Living, will present a Sunday series titled “Living Abundance.” The aim is to focus on an inner-directed life of peace and fulfillment. Topics for the 10 a.m. Sunday services are: “Learning to Receive,” Nov. 4; “”The Path of Least Resistance,” Nov. 11; “Circulating the Energy,” Nov. 18; “The Organic Pattern of Your Life,” Nov. 25. Church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-2244.

Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett. 425-252-9182,

No Disabled Souls Ministry: Anyone with special needs is welcome at No Disabled Souls Ministry sessions 7-8:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of each month in Green Room off Henson Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Ministry focuses on art as a therapeutic tool. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.

Torah Studies: Chabad of Snohomish County has started a new season of Torah Studies classes meeting 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Torah Studies is a program of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Classes run through Dec. 26 at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: or call 425-640-2811.

Grief program: Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Marysville offers a GriefShare support group, open to public, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. GriefShare program open to all. There will also be a Surviving the Holidays session 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 17. Register for GriefShare by calling 360-659-7777. Church is at 5115 100th St. NE, Marysville.

Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Open to all. 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.

free meals, clothing

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. More info: 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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