Faith calendar


Carmelite Institute of Spirituality: A Day of Recollection is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Carmelite Institute of Spirituality in Stanwood. The Rev. Stephen Watson will speak about “Marion Spirituality in Carmel.” The Catholic institute presents monthly Days of Recollection and hosts spiritual retreats. Suggested donation is $15-$20. Bring sack lunch; coffee, tea provided. The institute is at 27008 78th Ave. NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4032.

Torah reading in Edmonds: Chabad of Snohomish Country will have a Torah reading of the Ten Commandments at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a dairy buffet at 11:15 a.m. at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N. Edmonds. Families welcome.

Pastor installation: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Arlington will hold the installation service for the Rev. Scott Summers, the new pastor at the church, at 4 p.m. June 3. Summers, who came from a church in Woodburn, Ore., is a married father of two, and a graduate of Washington State University and Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, Calif. The church is at 615 E. Highland Drive, Arlington.

Spring concert: Cantabile, a Skagit Valley choir, will perform classical music at 7:30 p.m. June 2 at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek, and at 4 p.m. June 3 at Salem Lutheran Church, 2549 La Venture, Mount Vernon. Donations accepted. 360-579-2279 or www.cantabileof

Spiritual leader in Bellevue: Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known as “Amma,” will begin a North American tour at 10 a.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue. Free and open to the public. Programs include spiritual talks, devotional singing and the opportunity to receive a spiritual blessing in the form of a physical motherly embrace. Registration is required for a retreat with the leader Friday to June 3. Call Clare Simons at 503-705-7350, or email

Bible speakers in Snohomish: Zion Lutheran Church will host missionaries David and Valerie Federitz 12:30-1:30 p.m. June 7 at 331 Union Ave., Snohomish. They have been missionaries with Lutheran Bible Translators for more than 11 years and have spent time in Ghana, Africa. Open to the public. Lunch served at noon.

Hymn sing: Imanuel Lutheran Church in Everett will host an informal event to sing hymns 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 16 at the church social hall. Refreshments served. Church is at 2521 Lombard Ave. 425-252-7038 or

Father’s Day Car and Bike Show: Northshore Christian Church will host its 10th annual Father’s Day Car and Bike Show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17. There will be dozens of classic cars and motorcycles on display to the public. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive. W, Everett. For more information, go to NorthshoreCarShow.

Riverside Ecclesia Festival: “Unity for His Community,” a family event featuring a picnic, face painting and other activities, is scheduled for 12:30-5:30 p.m. June 30 at Jetty Island. Admission free, parking fee $3. Donation and volunteers welcome. 425-923-7975.


Unity Church speaker: Unity Center for Positive Living will host minister Robby Fahnestock at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Fahnestock will talk about “Curiosity Versus Fear.” He’ll share his indirect spiritual journey prior to his ordination as a Unity minister. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-2244.

Living Interfaith Church: Meets twice each month in the Alderwood Middle School cafeteria in Lynnwood. It will hold a service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the main topic being “Same Sex Marriage: What’s Really At Stake?” And in recognition of Memorial Day weekend, the sacrifices of those who have served in the military will be honored. Alderwood Middle School is at 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Stanwood United Methodist Church: Sunday worship times are changing. Starting June 3, the contemporary, casual service will be at 10:45 a.m. The traditional service, in the sanctuary with organ and piano, will move to 9 a.m. on June 3. The church is at 27128 102nd Drive NW, Stanwood. 360-629-9555 or

Mill Creek Christian Women’s Luncheon/Connection: will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 14 at the Mill Creek Country Club, 1550 Country Club Drive. Cost is $22. Theme is “Summer Sunsets,” with fashions from Coldwater Creek; music by Adrienne McGruder; and a talk about sunsets by Jan Swindells, of Surrey, B.C. Reservations and cancellations required by June 7. Call Connie at 425-774-4571, or email Open to the public; women and men welcome.

Jewish learning class: Temple Beth Or offers an 18-week class starting 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 20, and running every other Wednesday, at 3215 Lombard Ave., Everett. Taught by Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall and Heidi Piel, class will cover Jewish holidays, life cycles, rituals, theology and prayer, and will emphasize the meaning behind Jewish practice. Fee $250 for non-members; $75 for members. A registration form is at

Alzheimer’s disease information: A workshop on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon June 16 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, the workshop will cover basic information on dementia, communication and problem-solving, and where to go for help. or 800-272-3900.

Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a Christ-based 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.

Community Worship Service: First Baptist Church of Everett hosts a Community Worship Service the third Friday of each month in the main worship center, 1616 Pacific Ave. Music provided by the Rev. John Sinkevitch, with a message from pastor Brian Harpell. Upcoming services will be at 10:30 a.m. June 15 and July 20.


The Open Table: Marysville United Methodist Church hosts a free community lunch 1 to 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 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.

Everett First Covenant Church: Community dinners served 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Church is at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-9191.

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 to 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. 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 to 1 p.m., social hour 1 to 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 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.

Salt of the Earth Food Bank: 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. 425-355-1042.

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 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-4622.

Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 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.

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