Pancakes: A Norwegian Pancake Breakfast is served 7:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. Cost is $6; children under age 4 are free. Proceeds will help send two Snohomish and two Lake Stevens teens to a National Youth Gathering for Lutheran church youth. More info: 425-334-0421.
Religion series: A three-part series on “The Philosophy of Religion” continues with“Interpretations of Religious Diversity,” 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. The series concludes with “Conversions and Deconversion” March 29. Led by David E. Smith, of Edmonds, who teaches religion and philosophy, principally through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Washington. More info: sno-isle.org/events, 425-778-2148.
Work as Worship: A local simulcast of the Work as Worship Retreat will be held 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Marysville Free Methodist Church, 6715 Grove St. The retreat, being held in Texas, features Christian business owners, CEOs and leaders, such as Kelly Shackelford and Wendy Davidson, who want their faith to impact their work. Lunch provided. Local tickets are $25. More info: workas worshipretreat.org, 425-299-8722.
Movie night: The next Friday Night at the Movies potluck at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living features “Bill Cunningham New York,” 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at 3231 Colby Ave. Love offering accepted. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Purim banquet: Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County holds a “Purim Banquet in Anatevka” event, 5 p.m. March 1 at 18717 76th Ave. W, Lynnwood. “Step back in time for an unforgettable Purim party.” Megillah reading, shtetl dress competition, buffet dinner, and more. Cost is $15, $5 children ages 4-12. RSVP required. More info: jewishsnohomish.com/anatevka.
Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series theme is “Memorable Women Surviving Against the Grain.” The March 2 film is “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” (1974). A 6 p.m. potluck dinner is followed at 7 p.m. by the movie showing and discussion. The church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: Dana Wright, 206-356-8872.
Prayer breakfast: The annual Good Friday Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the YMCA of Snohomish County is set for 6:45 a.m. March 30 at the Edward D Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. The nondenominational event gives thanks and seeks guidance for the year. It is not a fundraiser. Tickets are $40 to cover costs. Reservations required. Deadline is March 9 or sellout. This year’s speaker is Jamie Winship. More info: ymca -snoco.org/PB.
CDM Spiritual Center: The meditation topic is “Accepting Yourself,” 11 a.m. Feb. 18 at CDM Spiritual Center, 2402 Summit Ave. Potluck lunch and healing time to follow. More info: 425-258-1449, cdmspiritualcenter.org.
Unity, Lynnwood: Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held begins a series titled “Roots,” Feb. 18 at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. More info: 425-741-7172, www.unityinlynnwood.org.
Unity, Everett: Spiritual teacher and sound healer Niobe Weaver leads the service at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Living Interfaith: Joseph Conrad leads a service “Celebrating the Chinese New Year” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at Living Interfaith Church. The church meets at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Services are second and fourth Saturdays (except July, August and December) and focus on a variety of faith traditions. More info: livinginterfaith.org.
Sound healing: Sound Healer Niobe Weaver teaches how to use your voice to clear, cleanse and heal yourself and others at “Your Voice as Healer,” 1-3 p.m. Feb. 18 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. No singing experience required; $15 love offering. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everett unity.org.
Apologetics Forum: The Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County meets next at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Bruce Barton, an engineer with degrees in meteorology and theology, speaks on “The Quest for Evolution.” Refreshments and resources also available. More info: www. apologeticsforum.org.
Kombucha: Learn how to brew kombucha on your own with instructor Rose Gustafson, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. Cost is $20. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Unity principles: Spiritual Leader Kevin Hart presents a five-week course on the “5 Basic Principles of Unity,” using the book “The Five Principles: A Guide to Practical Spirituality” by Ellen Debenport, 3-5 p.m. Saturdays starting March 3 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. A small fee to cover costs will be charged. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Men’s breakfast, Everett: A free men’s breakfast is offered 8:30 a.m. third Saturdays at River of Life Church, 5218 S Second St. Meet other men and share food, fellowship and encouragement. More info: Duane at 360-862-3674, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Recovery, Snohomish: Snohomish Church of the Nazarene offers a Celebrate Recovery group, a free support program for those overcoming many kinds of “hurts, habits and hang-ups.” The church is at 1017 13th St. More info: snoaz.org/CR.
Celebrate Recovery, Everett: Bethany Christian Assembly holds a Celebrate Recovery group 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the activity center at the church, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Seeking to free people from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors through the power of Jesus. More info: Pastor John Simpson, 425-330-7900.
Addiction help, Bothell: Park Ridge New Heart Ministry offers a free potluck-style supper 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by a casual meeting at 7, offering recovery strategies for people struggling with addiction issues and their loved ones. Everyone is welcome. No church background required. Held at Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road in Bothell. More info: 425-893-9609.
Knitting: Knitters and crocheters are invited to help with monthly charitable projects, 10-11 a.m. first Saturdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4129, email@example.com.
Meditation: Buddhist meditations and teachings are held 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave., above the Sno-Isle Food Co-op. A branch class of Kadampa Meditation Center of Seattle. Suggested donation is $10, $5 for seniors, students and the unemployed. More info: 206-526-9565.
Healing circle: Happy Hearts Healing Circle is a weekly gathering open to all to lend support through the ups and downs of life, 7:15 p.m. Mondays (except holidays) at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Drum circle: Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W, hosts a free monthly drum circle at 10 a.m. third Saturdays. More info: John Bumanglag, firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-719-6449.
Buddhist study group: The Chenrezig Project, a Tibetan Buddhist study and practice group, meets online 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays (real-time and collaborative) and in person 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in Monroe. All are welcome. More info: www.chenrezigproject.org, email@example.com.
Journey with Jesus: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help offers “Growing Together in Faith Through the Catechism” classes from 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.
Bethany Christian Assembly: The downtown Everett church offers a wide variety of classes, support groups and Bible studies for men, women, children, singles, seniors, widows and others. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave. More info: bcachurch.com/classes, 425-339-3303.
Mental illness: A National Alliance on Mental Illness spiritual support group for those living with mental illness and their family and friends meets at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at North Sound Church, 404 Bell St., Edmonds. This is an interfaith group. More info: Ronn Larpenteur, 206-679-8892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overcoming addiction: “Eight-Step Recovery: Using Buddha’s Teaching to Overcome Addiction” is offered 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. In partnership with Northwest Buddhist Recovery. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Youth help: Trinity Lutheran Church’s Neighborhood Youth Alliance provides a safe environment for homeless and low-income school-age children to help build basic education and life skills, while their families engage in support services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. For youth ages 6 to 16 from families who are homeless or low-income. More info: 425-778-2159.
Snohomish County: Find a comprehensive list of Snohomish County food banks, meal programs, clothing services and more, including many churches, via the Snohomish Community Food Bank’s website, tinyurl.com/SnohCoHelp. More info: Dial 211.
Neighbors in Need: Breakfast, clothing, groceries and showers are offered 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. More info: 425-778-2159.
Friday Night Outreach: Hot meals, sandwiches, fruit and vegetables, clothes and toiletries are offered 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. 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: Cornerstone Bible Church 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 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.
Clothing, Snohomish: The King’s Clothing Closet is open to the public 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturdays at Christ The King, 825 Avenue D. Free clothing for men, women and children. More info: 360-568-7271.
Clothing, Everett: Trinity Lutheran Church offers free clothes for men, women and children at The Clothes Rack clothing closet, open 10 a.m. to noon second Tuesdays in the church’s administration building, 2324 Lombard Ave. More info: 425-252-1239.
Meals and food, Everett: A Dinner Bell meal is served at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave. Volunteers welcome. Food pantry is open 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the last two Mondays of each month. Donations welcome. More info: 425-252-7224.
Meals and showers, Everett: First Presbyterian Church of Everett holds Dinner at the Bell, a hot meal, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave. A shower trailer also is available. Toiletries offered second and fourth Wednesdays. Occasional laundry service. More info: 425-259-7139.
Community meal, Edmonds: Annie’s Community Kitchen, a service of Edmonds Lutheran Church, provides a free hot meal 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 23525 84th Ave. W. Volunteers welcome; help is needed each day of the week. More info: annieskitchen.edmondslutheran.org, or Bob Snyder at 425-772-0561.
Community meal, Everett: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. A small food and clothing bank with fresh produce also is offered 12-2 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Community meal, Lake Stevens: The free Lake Stevens Community Supper is served 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. More info: email@example.com.
Community meal, Mountlake Terrace: Bethesda Community Table is a free meal served 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 23406 56th Ave. W. Breakfast is 9-10 a.m. Free groceries available many Sundays as well. More info: 425-778-6390.
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.
Soup kitchen: Salt of the Earth serves free hot meals, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Baptist Church, 2625 Hoyt Ave., to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Entrance is behind the church in the Annex building in the alley. Volunteers needed. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.
Meals, clothes: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Dinners are at 5 p.m. during daylight saving time and at 4 p.m. during standard time.
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