Faith Calendar


Quilt show: The women’s group at Immaculate Conception Church in Arlington plans a quilt show, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today. The church is at 1200 E. Fifth St. There will be quilts from local artists, raffles and quilt sales. Cathy Callan is the featured artist. Admission is $5 and includes refreshments. Proceeds will help reduce the debt on the newer part of the church building.

School play: Grace Academy’s drama department wraps up its production of Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” at 7 tonight. The school is at 8521 67th Ave NE, Marysville.

Chorale benefit: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church hosts the Sno-King Chorale for a benefit concert at 7 p.m. today at 27201 99th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Admission is by donation with all proceeds benefiting Boscovet Project, an outreach of the church that works to empower impoverished Kenyan families. Desserts and raffles, and sales of soapstone items also are planned.

Benefit dance: Reflections School of Dance and Youth Unlimited sponsor a benefit dance performance, 7:30 p.m. today at the PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St. in Everett. Admission is a suggested $15 donation. Donations will benefit a Ugandan dance program, clean-water projects in Ethiopia, local dance scholarships and a local dance outreach program. More info: 425-338-9056.

Cinco de Mayo: Learn more about the local nonprofit Hands for Peacemaking Foundation’s work in Guatemala at 11:45 a.m. Sunday at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. The program includes a tamale lunch, music and slide show of a recent trip by church members to help those in need.

Art show: More than 500 pieces of art from students at 16 schools throughout Snohomish, Skagit and King counties will be on display from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Archbishop Murphy High School, 12911 39th Ave. SE, Everett. See drawings, paintings, cultural art, printmaking and sacred art. Admission is free.

Torah workshop: “The Torah Factory,” a pre-Shavuos workshop, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chabad of Snohomish County, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. Learn about the making of a Torah and experience writing it with a quill and parchment. Suggested donation is $10. All are welcome. More info: 425-640-2811.

Benefit concert: Because of the Brave, a benefit concert that will help send 500 military kids to Operation Xtreme at Crista Camps this summer, will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. The Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra will play Americana, jazz, bluegrass and gospel music. Veterans and active military are encouraged to come in uniform. Tickets are $12 and available at the ECA box office (425-275-9595) or at

School auction: Oak Harbor Christian School invites the community to its annual spring dinner and auction, starting at 5:30 p.m. May 10. The dinner, entertainment, and silent and live auctions will take place at the Elks Lodge, 155 NE Ernst St., Oak Harbor. Tickets are $35. Reservations are due Wednesday. More info: 360-675-2831.

Your Neighbor’s Faith: The special Thursday evening series continues at 7 p.m. May 9 with a visit to Spirit of Grace United Methodist, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Other participating churches in the series include Trinity Episcopal, First Presbyterian, Calvary Baptist and Central Lutheran. All are welcome. More info: 425-252-8855 or

Art sale: Hope for the Children of Africa hosts an exhibition and sale of oil paintings by popular African artist George Kahilu Manika, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10-11 at Stanwood United Methodist Church, 27128 102nd Drive NW. Sales benefit the Jamaa Letu Orphanages in Democratic Republic of Congo. More info on the artist:

Refiner’s Fire concert: A mix of jazz, folk, country, blues, contemporary worship and Southern gospel played on brass, piano, guitar, bass and ukulele will be presented at 7 p.m. May 10 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free (a free will offering will be taken). More info: 425-252-3757.

Concert: A Mantra chanting concert led by Karl Anthony will be held at 8 p.m. May 10 at Unity Church in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. The concert is set in a relaxing atmosphere of soothing and dramatic visuals. The Kirtan style of music is a fusion of Western and Eastern influences. More info: 425-741-7172.

Women’s lunch: The next Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection luncheon is set for 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Reservations are due May 10. Contact Connie at 425-774-4571 or Cost is $22. Speaker Jeannie Bargen shares “The Joys and Jolts of Genuine Friendship.”

Play: A presentation of “The Trial of Derwood Divinhoff” by Fishnet Theater will be given at 7 p.m.May 17 at the First Congregational Church of Maltby, 21111 86th Ave. SE, Snohomish. The public is welcome and donations are accepted but not required. More info: 360-668-3921.


Unity Everett: Rev. Anna Shouse, will speak on “The Courage to Change,” a lesson drawn from John 5:1-9, at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. Shouse hosts a weekly Internet radio program “Spirit of Recovery” on More info: 425-258-2244.

Unity in Lynnwood: Guest speaker Rev. Scott Sherman will present on “Sacred Healing Meditation, a profound experience of Divine Love” at 10 a.m. Sunday. A seminar and individual healing sessions will follow at 12:30 p.m. The church meets at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172.

Meetings, classes

History of the Hebrew Scriptures: Rev. Ann Thomas presents a user-friendly way to learn about the first section of the Bible and to easily interpret Bible stories. This is a six-week class beginning Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Unity Church in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Blvd. More info: 425-741-7172.

Torah studies: “The Sound of Silence: Shedding Bias for Personal Growth” is the topic of the next Wednesday night class, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 8. Cost is $10. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: 425-640-2811,

‘How We Love’ seminar: New Life Church hosts Milan and Kay Yerkovich, authors of “How We Love,” for a one-day relationship conference, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 18, for married couples and singles. All are welcome. Childcare available for infants up to kindergarten by registration only, by May 17. Cost is $28 per person. The church is at 6830 Highland Ave., Everett. Register at More info: 425-355-9330.

GriefShare: Mountain View Presbyterian Church offers GriefShare, a support group aimed at helping people cope with the death of someone close. The weekly Thursday meetings, held 10 a.m. to noon, are open to the public and run through May 9. The church is at 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. More info:

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

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

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

Free meals, clothing

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

Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.

Community kitchen at St. John’s: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the church at 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. More info: 360-568-4622.

Valley Clothing: 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. More info: 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. Email

The Table community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays at Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. More info: 360-659-0445.

Breakfast in Everett: First Covenant Church holds The Cove, a free breakfast and take-out lunch, from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. The church is at 4502 Rucker Ave. More info: 425-252-9191.

Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches, 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month in the parking lot of Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave. Clothes available some days. Qualified persons also can sign up for free urgent dental care from a dental van that comes once a month. Ask Jessica for details and how to sign up.

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.

Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7139.

Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-7224.

Faith Lutheran community meals: In May and June, dinners will be held 5-6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Lunches are held noon to 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday. Everyone is welcome to attend. Kids activities are held. Referrals to other community services are also available. Faith Lutheran is at 6708 Cady Road, Everett. More info: 425-353-4758. Volunteers are also needed.

Community dinner at Zion Lutheran: 6 p.m. Wednesdays with worship following at 7 p.m. The church is at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-1429 or

First Nazarene lunch: Noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.

First Baptist Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.

Salvation Army fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Recovery meetings held at 6 p.m. Mondays. The Salvation Army is at 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-8129.

Annie’s Community Kitchen: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.

Community dinner in North Creek: 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Northlake Christian Church, 19029 North Road, Bothell. More info: 425-672-8044.

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