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  • Fri Aug 29th, 2014 8:15pm
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EVENTS

Rodeo ministry: The Rev. Coy Huffman, from Pro Rodeo Cowboy Ministries, speaks at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Gospel Light Church, 2801 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-8244.

Volunteer: A new cold-weather shelter for the homeless will be opening at Snohomish Evangelical Free Church and volunteers are needed. The next meeting to learn more will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the church, located at 210 Ave. B, Snohomish. Financial donations also welcome. More info: Elizabeth Grant at the Snohomish Community Food Bank at 360-568-7993 or snohomishfoodbank.org.

Poor Walk: Friends of the Poor Walk is a national event to make the community aware of the services St. Vincent de Paul provides. A Friends of the Poor Walk will start at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 from Immaculate Conception Church, 1200 E. Fifth St., Arlington. The route follows Fifth to Olympic to Legion Park and back. Register by 9 a.m. More info: www.svdpusa.net/fop.

Food drive: Faith Lutheran Church, at 1424 172nd St. NE in Marysville, holds a Community Food Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7. Drive by and drop off your non-perishable food items to volunteers stationed in the church parking lot. Get a free cup of coffee, too. Monetary donations also welcome until Nov. 15 to purchase holiday food baskets for needy families in the north Lakewood community; donations matched by Thrivent Financial. Mail monetary donations to Faith Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 70, North Lakewood, WA 98259. More info: 360-652-9545.

School blessing: A Back-to-School Blessing will be held during both services, 9 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) Sept. 7 at Stanwood United Methodist Church, 27128 102nd Drive NW. Students, teachers and school staff will be honored with a blessing as the academic year prepares to start. Gift bags will be distributed and refreshments served during the fellowship time. More info: 360-629-9555.

Summer choir concert: Lutheran Choral Association of Snohomish County, an ecumenical summer choir, is schedule to perform its culminating concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. More info: Jean DeWitt at 425-357-0605 or founder@lutheranchoralsnoco.org.

SERVICES

North Sound Church: The church will meet Aug. 31 outdoors at Edmonds City Park, with a combined service at 10:45 a.m. in the Pavilion at Third and Pine. Friends and neighbors are invited to join the church for upbeat music, a kid’s choir, a talk, and free barbecue. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. More info: www.northsoundchurch.com or 425-776-9800.

Spirit of Grace: The Rev. Kim Poole’s Aug. 31 sermon is “Authentic Religion.” Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church is at 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Service time is 10:30 a.m. More info: 425-259-7233.

Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague’s Aug. 31 message is “A Path to Freedom.” Service is at 10 a.m. at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.

Unity Lynnwood: “On Health and Healing” presented by Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held is the final lesson from Myrtle Fillmore’s letters. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172 or www.unityinlynnwood.org.

MEETINGS, CLASSES

Financial Peace: North Sound Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University” classes over nine weeks starting Sept. 3. Class time is 7-8:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the first session free. The church is at 404 Bell St. in Edmonds. The full course is $93. More info: Robin Munshaw at 425-776-9800 or www.northsoundchurch.com.

Divorce care class: A divorce care support group will be held 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 13, in room 205 at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave. The class is an ongoing ministry aimed at those who are separated, presently going through a divorce, or have been divorced for an extended period of time and find themselves struggling when trying to put their life back together. More info: 425-339-3303.

Singles group: Bethany Christian Assembly kicks off an over-40 singles discussion group, Lifeline Lessons, at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 (third Tuesday). The first topic will be on “Loneliness.” Join for a fun, informative evening. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave. More info: Kay, 425-971-2412.

Jewish ethics: “Pirkei Avot” (“Ethics of the Fathers”) concludes with the sixth class at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Chabad of Snohomish County, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. The six-week class has studied each of the six chapters in the celebrated collection of Jewish wisdom; the series started July 30. Cost is $30. Registration required. More info: jewishsnohomish.com.

Meditation: Teachings and guided meditations in practical Buddhist methods for happiness are held 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 311 of the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. Enter through Sno-Isle Food Co-op. Drop-ins welcome. Requested donation is $10, $5 for seniors, students and the unemployed. More info: 206-526-9565.

Journey with Jesus: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help offers “Growing Together in Faith Through the Catechism” classes 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in Hensen Hall, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Each meeting stands on its own. More info: 425-349-7014.

River of Life: Free classes are offered at River of Life Community Church, 5218 S. Second Ave., Everett. A personal finance class, “War on Debt,” is held 12-1 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month. Community garden planning sessions are at 1 p.m. the first and third Saturdays. Other classes also are available. The classes are free, but donations to the church food bank are encouraged.

GriefShare, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church hosts the support group 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 11. Registration is recommended. Mountain View is located at 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. More info: 360-659-7777, stephanie@mtvpc.org or www.mtvpc.org.

GriefShare, Snohomish: Cross View Church hosts the support group 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in its library at 604 Ave. C E., Snohomish. Cost is $20. Scholarships available. To register or for more information, call 360-568-5886.

Sharing the Caring: Spiritual support group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. More info: 360-659-7777 or Katie at 360-653-0167.

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

Christian businessmen: The Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America Everett chapter meets from 6-8 a.m. Wednesdays in the cafe at the Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St. More info: Tony, 206-948-7318.

Arts and crafts: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Health holds a No Disabled Souls art class, 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Class is held in Hensen Hall’s Green Room at 2619 Cedar St., Everett. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.

MEALS, CLOTHING

Friday Night Outreach: Hot meals, sandwiches, fruit, clothes and haircuts are offered 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. Toiletries twice a month. More info: 425-259-9166.

Clothing, Clearview: A free clothing bank with clothing for men, women and children is open 10 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Clearview Gospel Hall, 17826 180th St. SE, Snohomish. More info: Dawn, 360-668-0836.

Clothing, Lake Stevens: 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. Limit two bags per visit. Donations of clothing, bedding and shoes welcome. More info: 360-386-9871.

Clothing, Marysville: Kloz 4 Kidz is a free clothing resource center for kids in north Snohomish County. Open three days a week. Located behind Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE. Call for an appointment: 360-658-1021.

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

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

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

Community meals, Faith Lutheran: 5-6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett.

Meals, clothes: 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 at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes and toiletries available some days.

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.

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