Focus on Palestine: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church hosts a Mission Festival on Sunday that focuses on the continued struggles faced in Palestine. The guest speaker is Ronald J. Young, a consultant to the National Interreligious Initiative for Peace in the Middle East. Services are to be held at 9 and 11 a.m. with forums following each service at 10 a.m. and noon. The church is at 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. More info: 425-252-0413, www.oslc-everett.org.
Lenten speaker: Author and speaker Tom Curran presents “Confession: Five Sentences That Will Heal Your Life” from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The special Lenten presentation is hosted by St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. A freewill offering will be taken.
Family Fun Night Out: Christian comedian, Ken Davis, along with musical guest, The Martins, perform at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Cedar Park Church, 16300 112th Ave. NE, Bothell. Tickets run from $10 to $30. More info: www.imcconcerts.com.
Community Forum on Homelessness: All interested people are invited to attend the forum at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Arlington United Church, to discuss homelessness in the community. Refreshments will be served. The church is at 338 N. MacLeod Ave. More info: www.auc1.org/homeless.
God debate: A public debate on whether the God of the Bible exists will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Heinz Lycklama, a retired nuclear physicist, and Francis X. Barden, a local historian, will speak at the debate, with Pastor Rick Long moderating. The public is invited to attend and will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the debaters. Admission is free.
World Day of Prayer: Bethlehem Lutheran Church hosts a local event, 10-11 a.m. March 1 at 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. A free-will offering will be taken to further the work of World Day of Prayer. A no-charge light brunch will be provided by the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Women. No reservations are required. More info: Noreen Kloster at 360-659-9391 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unity Everett: The Rev. Anna Shouse will speak on “Give’n Love” at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Church of Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. The lesson addresses how to bring things into balance with love during times when life seem unfair. More info: 425-258-2244.
Kabbalah: Cafe Zippy in downtown Everett is looking to start a Kabbalah class. Kabbalah is taught in a student-teacher learning model. Possible meeting times include Wednesday evenings or Saturday afternoons. If interested, email CafeZippyInfo@gmail.com or call 425-303-0474 and leave your contact info.
GriefShare: Mountain View Presbyterian Church begins its winter/spring series of GriefShare, a support group aimed at helping individuals 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: www.mtvpc.org.
“Beyond 2012” classes: Local author, yoga instructor and radio commentator Roy Holman presents a class series at the Everett Unity Church of Positive Living called, “Beyond 2012: Wake Up!” Attend any or all of the four classes and receive a copy of his book, “Healing Self, Healing Earth.” Classes touch on a variety of topics, including meditation and an energy shift update. Classes are from 1-3 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 24. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. More info: 425-258-2244.
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 SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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 www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
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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