Pulpit play: “Ellen’s Tomb,” a short play written by Everett’s Mike Mallory and based on incidents in the life of writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, will be read in a world premiere in lieu of the sermon at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. The drama deals with the theme of letting go. All are welcome.
Women’s symposium: “Source of Loving” is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Center in Lynnwood. Women and children are invited to the event, which includes dinner. Center is at 19212 Hwy. 99 in Lynnwood. Information: 206-218-6607.
Garage sale: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church garage sale will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. A barbecue lunch will be available. 425-252-0413.
Lake Stevens auction: Ebenezer Lutheran Church will host a spring auction Saturday. Doors open at 4:30, silent auction at 5, dinner at 6, live auction at 7 p.m. Cost is $10. Proceeds support Lake Stevens Food Bank, the Senior Luncheon, Community Supper, Family Center and World Wide Ministries. For tickets call 425-334-0421 or Pat Jackson at 425-923-5113. Church is at 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens.
Speakers from the West Bank: Daoud Nasser, a West Bank Palestinian Christian, and Mark Braverman, an American Jew, will speak at several programs Sunday in the Lakeview Room of Snohomish First Presbyterian Church. At 9 a.m., Nasser will talk about Tent of Nations, a farm near Bethlehem in the Palestinian West Bank. A program “Two Cups of Tea and a Taste of Palestine” is at 6:30 p.m., followed by conversation with Braverman and Nasser at 7 p.m. Church is at 1306 Lake View Ave. Snohomish. 360-568-6498.
“Refusing to be Enemies:” A lunch and presentation at noon Monday at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave. Speakers are Daoud Nasser and Mark Braverman from Tent of Nations, an educational and environmental farm near Bethlehem in the Palestinian West Bank. Donations accepted.
National Day of Prayer: The Stanwood-Camano observance of the National Day of Prayer will be noon-1 p.m. Thursday in the Haggen parking lot, 26603 72nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Theme is “One Nation Under God.” Event will include presentation of colors and leading of the Pledge of Allegiance by Boy Scouts; praise and worship by a local band; and introduction to prayer by area church leaders. Information: www.NationalDayofPrayer.org.
Movie in Marysville: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a story of Liberian women who worked to bring peace to their country, will be shown at 6:45 p.m. May 5 in the Fellowship Hall of Bethelhem Lutheran Church, 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Event is free; movie appropriate for high school ages and up.
Bazaar in Edmonds: St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Lynnwood will hold its 23rd annual Egyptian indoor festival and fundraising bazaar from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 5 at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way, Suite 100, Edmonds. There will be Egyptian food, papyrus art, Coptic Christian art, icons, literature and more.
Unity Church retirement: After 30 years as spiritual leader of Everett’s Unity Church, also known as the Unity Center for Positive Living, at 3231 Colby Ave., Bob Eagan and his wife, Charlotte, are retiring. Friends are invited to a celebration of their service from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 6 at Legion Hall in Everett’s American Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd.
Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection: will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 10 at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive. Cost is $22. Theme is “Fashion Forward,” with Katie Nolan sharing how to make fashion trends affordable and appropriate. Music guest is Ilse Uyleman, of Lynnwood. Mary Dehart, of North Carolina, will speak about “Blue Ridge Mountain Forgiveness.” Reservations or cancellations needed by Friday. Call Connie, 425-774-4571, or e-mail email@example.com.
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 are open to all who need healing from hurts and habits. Information: 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. May 18, June 15 and July 20.
FREE MEALS, CLOTHES
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 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 5-7 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-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 www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
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.
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: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 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. SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.