Faith Calendar


Pancake breakfast: Stanwood United Methodist Church, 27128 102nd Drive NW, hosts a community pancake breakfast, 8-11 a.m. today, followed by a Good Friday service at noon.

Candlelight prayer: Marysville Cemetery is holding a drop-in Easter Sunset Candlelight Prayer Gathering, 5:30-7:30 p.m. today. The cemetery is at 8801 State Ave. The cemetery will provide candles and light refreshments. More info: 360-659-5762 or

Easter drama: Open Door Baptist Church in Lynnwood presents “Before the Sunrise,” 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Come early for parking and seating. The church is at 17014 44th Ave. W. More info:

Egg hunt, Snohomish: Clearview Foursquare Church’s fifth annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday; the church is at 17210 Highway 9 SE, Snohomish. Along with egg hunts there will be prizes, bouncy houses, face-painting, a petting zoo, live music and refreshments. Free parking and shuttle service. More info: 360-668-6033.

Egg hunt, Lake Stevens: Ebenezer Lutheran Church hosts free Easter egg hunts and other activities, 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Saturday. For children up through fifth grade. Bags provided. The church is at 2111 117th Drive NE, Lake Stevens. More info: 425-334-0321.

Egg hunt, Everett: Faith Lutheran Church, South Everett Community Center, and the View Ridge-Beverly Neighborhood Association sponsor a free community Easter egg hunt starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. More than 1,500 eggs will be hidden with small toys, McDonald’s coupons, stickers and candy. Face-painting, balloon twister, visits from the Easter bunny and “Star Wars” characters, ice cream and snacks. Faith Lutheran is at 6708 Cady Road, Everett.

Egg hunt, Everett: Bethany Christian Assembly’s annual Eggstravaganza opens its doors at 10 a.m. Saturday. A 20-minute Easter program with prizes, egg hunts, inflatables, pony rides, cotton candy and raffles. Free, with coffee and other food items available for purchase. More info: 425-339-3303.

Egg hunt, Edmonds: Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W., holds its 17th annual egg hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday. Over 12,500 plastic eggs, 300 baskets, and 300 golden eggs filled with stickers, candy and small toys. More info: 425-744-8090.

Egg hunt, Bothell: Park Ridge Community Church hosts an Easter Egg Extravaganza with hunts at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. The hunts are for children ages 10 and younger. There also will be entertainment and prizes. The church is at 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. More info: 425-481-8801.

Easter breakfast: A free Easter breakfast will be served 8:30-9:30 a.m. Sunday at Freeborn Lutheran Church, 2304 300th St. NW, Stanwood. Worship follows at 10 a.m. More info: 360-629-3149.

Easter meals and egg hunt: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 615 E. Highland Drive in Arlington, holds an Easter breakfast 9-10 a.m. Sunday, followed by an egg hunt for toddlers through fifth grade. An Easter worship service is at 10:30 a.m., followed by brunch from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. More info: 360-435-8921.

New church: A newly forming congregation, called Joybringers International Church of Everett, pastored by Lori Greenwood, will hold its inaugural worship service on Sunday. All are invited to this special Resurrection Sunday worship service, to be held at 3 p.m. at 2822 Hoyt Ave. Refreshments and fellowship will follow. More info: 425-242-8452,

Women’s luncheon: The next Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection luncheon will be 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 8 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Reservations are due April 4. Cost is $22. The event includes a fashion show by reFresh Boutique, music by Adrienne McGruder, and speaker Cathy Rasley on “What Perks Up Your Life.” More info: Connie, 425-774-4571 or

Plant and trunk sale: Mountain View Presbyterian Church hosts a two-in-one event to draw green thumbs and treasure hunters alike. The public is invited to attend a plant and trunk sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 at 5115 100th St. in Marysville. All proceeds benefit work teams headed this summer for Mexico and northern France. More info: Stephanie Clark at Mountain View: 360-659-7777 or

Auction: Mountain View Presbyterian Church holds its Charity Auction and Dessert at 6 p.m. April 13. The church is at 5115 100th St. NE, Marysville. Proceeds benefit the missions fund. Tickets are $10, $20 per family (up to four people). More info: Stephanie Clark at 360-659-7777.


Unity Everett: Rev. Deborah Olive gives an Easter message, “One,” at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244.

Easter, Arlington: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 615 E. Highland Drive, holds holiday services at 8 p.m. Saturday for an Easter Vigil; and 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday. More info: 360-435-8921.

Easter, Lake Stevens: Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Drive NE, holds holiday services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday. More info: 425-334-0321.

Easter, Stanwood: Stanwood United Methodist Church holds an Easter Sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday at the Camano Country Club clubhouse (1243 South Beach Drive); a traditional Easter service at 9 a.m. Sunday at the church building, followed by a contemporary Easter service with breakfast at 10:45 a.m. The church is at 27128 102nd Drive NW.

Easter, Edmonds: Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W., holds Easter celebrations at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday.

Easter, Edmonds: North Sound Church holds services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N. A baptism service will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the North Sound sanctuary, located across the street at 404 Bell St. Childcare will be available during all three services. More info: 425-776-9800.

Earth Day: Edmonds United Methodist Church focuses on alternative transportation with Kurt Hoelting, author of “The Circumference of Home,” with services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 7. Hoelting also will show slides during a transportation expo, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The church is at 828 Caspers St. More info: Gayla Shoemake, 425-778-9501.

Meetings, classes

Unity teachings: A special Monday night class series, “A Deeper Look at Unity Teachings,” continues at Everett Unity Church by Jack and Angela Eckrem, licensed Unity teachers, 7-8:30 p.m. through April 22. Come to one or more classes; the series started March 11. Attendees will learn “spiritual tools” like affirmative prayer, chants, mantras, visualizations and more. Everett Center for Positive Living is at 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244.

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. Workbooks are $15. Join any time. Registration recommended: 360-659-7777. 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.

Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing available 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 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.

Snohomish community kitchen at St. John’s: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the church at 913 Second Ave. 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 free 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., Everett. More info: 425-252-9191.

Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches, 4-5 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the 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.

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 Church free community meals: Dinners are held 5-6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Lunches are held noon to 1 p.m., with a social hour following until 2 p.m., the fourth Thursday of the month. Anyone who needs a hot meal and conversation is welcome. Referrals to other community services are also available. Faith Lutheran is at 6708 Cady Road, Everett. More info: 425-353-4758.

Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6 p.m. Wednesdays with worship following at 7 p.m. From Feb. 20 to March 20, the dinners will be held at Faith Lutheran church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Zion Lutheran Church is at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-1429 or

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

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

Salvation Army of Everett 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 at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. More info: 425-672-8044.

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