Faith Calendar


Free dental health day: Gold Creek Community Church will hold a free dental health day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Cleanings, X-rays, fillings and other care offered. One service per person, first-come, first served. Open to all needing treatment and lacking dental insurance. Church is at 4326 148th St. SE, Mill Creek.

Walk for the Poor, Arlington: Arlington’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold a Walk for the Poor starting at 10 a.m. Saturday (registration at 9:45 a.m.). Walk begins at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington, and goes to the Arlington Food Bank at Arlington Airport. Information: or call 360-435-4660.

Building project dedication: Everett’s Trinity Lutheran Church will have a building project dedication at 11:15 a.m. Sunday after its 10 a.m. service. Church has a new roof and elevators for accessibility. Jan Nesse, assistant to the synod bishop, will attend. There will also be a blessing of animals at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Clark Park across from the church, which is at 2324 Lombard Ave., Everett.

Fall Craft Fair: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court No. 957 will host a fall craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8717 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Information: 360-668-2545 or email

Health &Wellness Expo: Unity Church in Lynnwood will hold a free Health &Wellness Expo noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Topics will include yoga, mental health, hypnotherapy, money management and more. There will be organic snacks and a raffle at the public event. Unity Church is at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood.

“Maximilian, Saint of Auschwitz:” is the title of a dramatic production to be performed by Leonardo Defilippis at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Mary Magdalen Church, 8517 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Saint Maximilian Kolbe has been called “patron of our difficult century.” Suitable ages 10 and up. Free-will offering, suggested donation $10.

Interfaith gathering: The Interfaith Association will host its annual devotional gathering 7-8 p.m. Thursday in Spirit of Grace Methodist Church chapel, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. The focus will be “Education: The Water of Hope.” The event is in preparation for the CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 7. All welcome. 425-252-6672.

Voetberg Family Band: The public is welcome at Everett’s Westminster Presbyterian Church for a concert by the Voetberg Family Band at 7 p.m. Oct. 6. The band, which has won national fiddle championships, includes eight siblings, ages 11 to 24. Music includes Celtic, American, swing, jazz, classical and sacred styles. Admission free; offering taken. Reception will follow. Church is at 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-252-3757.

Community prayer: A short community prayer gathering will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 30 and last Sundays of each month in the future at Legion Memorial Park gazebo, 114 N. Olympic Ave., downtown Arlington. Community members will pray for families, young people, and against the use of illegal drugs, alcohol and violence. Information: call Vicki Adams at 425-330-0585 or Kim Speed at 425-210-7573.

Church at Everett Mall: New Beginnings Church will begin worship at its new location at the Music Hall near Macy’s in Everett Mall at 10 a.m. Oct. 7. The church has been on Oakes Avenue in downtown Everett since the 1990s. I425-252-6244 or

Christian Women’s Luncheon: Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Hilton Garden Inn, 847 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. Cost is $22. Trevor Cameron from Sunnyside Nursery will talk about preparing yards and gardens for fall and winter. Bring a plant if you have questions about it. Music guest is Everett’s Karla Burgin. Luncheon speaker Heidi McLaughlin will cover the topic “Beauty Unleashed.” Reservations, cancellations needed by Oct. 8. Call Connie at 425-774-4571 or e-mail:

Costume dance: Consider This Ministries will host a family-friendly costume dance 7:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at 6025 Grandview Road, Arlington. All are welcome. To learn more:

Advance Care Planning: St. Alban’s Episcopal church in Edmonds will host “Advance Care Planning” Oct. 14. The information program will cover planning for a health crisis and end-of-life care. Presenters are Susanne Kromberg, spiritual care manager at Swedish/Edmonds Hospital, and Julia Rouse, a clinical nurse educator. Program begins after 10:30 a.m. service with 11:45 a.m. lunch provided by St. Alban’s Parish Care Team, free and open to all. Program is 12:15-2 p.m., with time for questions. Church is at 21405 82nd Pl. W., Edmonds. 425-778-0371.

Trinity auction dinner: “A Night on Broadway” is the theme of a dinner and auction Oct. 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Doors open 5 p.m., appetizers and wine served; dinner at 6 p.m. Variety of auction items available. Entertainment will be Broadway show tunes. Tickets $30 per person, $225 for table of eight. For information, email:

Single Mom Car Care Clinic: Clearview Foursquare Church will have mechanics on site offering free car advice and small repairs to single mothers from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Services include oil and filter changes, safety inspections, tire checks and car washes, along with kids’ activities. For mothers, there will be manicures and other services. Register by Oct. 10. Church is at 17210 Highway 9 SE, Snohomish. To register: 360-668-6033 or email:

Community breakfast: Cedarhome Seventh-day Adventist Church hosts a community breakfast 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in its Fellowship Hall at 28505 68th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Church requests that guests RSVP by calling 360-435-2345.


Grief program: Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Marysville has launched a GriefShare support group, open to public, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. The 13-week GriefShare program is 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.

Everett’s Temple Beth Or: Will hold a Sukkot Shabbat Service and a Community Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, and a morning Simchat Torah Service at 11 a.m. Oct. 7. Tickets needed to ensure seating. Information: 425-259-7125. Temple Beth Or is at 3215 Lombard Ave, Everett.

“Our Whole Lives:” is a program on relationships and sexuality developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church of Christ. The OWL class, for seventh- through ninth-grade students, will meet 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays October through May at Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. All youth in those grades welcome. Class requires parent to attend orientation Sunday; class beings Oct. 7. Information: contact Pam Gerke, 360-659-6621 or

Unity how-to series: Everett’s Unity Center for Positive Living has scheduled a four-part series covering practical spirituality. Unity minister Juan Enrique Toro will cover the following topics at 10 a.m. Sundays: Oct. 7, How to Overcome Fear; Oct. 14, How to Care for Your Soul; Oct. 21, How to Deal With Difficult People; Oct. 28, How to Enjoy Life. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave. 425-258-2244.

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. 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. 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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