EDMONDS — The Rock of Hope Baptist Church in Edmonds is expanding its programs for kids.A new north campus for older children is expected to open in September at 8713 220th St. SW. Preschool classes will continue at the south campus, 7812 224th St. SW.
Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News
The soft-spoken older man in the gray suit had taught Bible classes before.He had led a Scripture class as a midshipman at Annapolis and then on a submarine as an officer in the Navy. He taught the Bible as a farmer, and he even conducted 15 classes at Washington's First...
Date: 08/28/2015 | Commentary
Everett couple produces hand-knit goods for the homeless
Date: 08/01/2015 | Local News
Christianity, whose presence in the Middle East predates Islam's by 600 years, is about to be cleansed from the Middle East. Egyptian Copts may have found some respite under Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, but after their persecution under the previous Muslim Brotherhood government, they know how...
Date: 07/31/2015 | Opinion Columnists
Viewpoints: Does court's ruling threaten religious liberty?
Date: 07/05/2015 | Commentary
Author returns to Stanwood, where he found chaos and refuge
Date: 06/27/2015 | Local News
Unspeakable, unimaginable, incomprehensible and unthinkable are the words we've heard and used to describe the horrific murders of nine African-Americans as they prayed in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, shot by a hate-filled racist on a genocidal purge.These are all...
Date: 06/21/2015 | Opinion Columnists
SNOHOMISH — A woman here is standing up for what she believes is right.Pam Elliott, a volunteer leader for Young Life Snohomish, is leaving the evangelical Christian ministry after being asked to...
Date: 06/11/2015 | Local News
Vietnamese youth raise money for Nepal quake victims
Date: 06/06/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The purpose of the Labyrinth Walk is to listen.The Rev. Rebecca Sumner took walks after moving back to her hometown of Everett. She liked to listen to her neighborhood. She thought about the spiritual practice of walking a labyrinth, which involves letting go and listening.
Date: 05/30/2015 | Local News
It is nearly axiomatic that presidential contests tend to shine a harsh light on conservative Christians — inasmuch as they are viewed as the Republican Party's base and are, therefore, deemed fair game.Of course, religious folks come in a variety of stripes, checks...
Date: 05/13/2015 | Opinion Columnists
After losing her only child, Cynthia Mitchell began a long quest to do what seems impossible.“When Bre left, I had to find her,” the Everett woman said. “Unless I could prove beyond faith that she existed, I couldn’t find a purpose in life.”
Date: 05/10/2015 | Local News
Sultan church helps provide clean water to those who need it
Date: 04/25/2015 | Local News
Archbishop Murphy students dramatize Jesus' last days
Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News
New pastor reaches out to fellow Vietnamese refugees
Date: 03/21/2015 | Local News
Thanks to the First Amendment, the United States is arguably the most religiously diverse — and most religiously free — society on earth.But not all Americans welcome the new religious America.Consider the flap in Idaho this week when a session of the...
Date: 03/08/2015 | Commentary
Cameroon preacher brings ministry to Snohomish
Date: 03/07/2015 | Local News
Interfaith vigil remembers shooting victims four months later
Date: 02/25/2015 | Local News
Viewpoints: What you might not know about Muslim faith
Date: 02/22/2015 | Commentary
Memorial Community Church in Everett seeks new purpose
Date: 02/21/2015 | Local News
MARYSVILLE — Faith leaders in Snohomish County want to lend a hand in helping people cope with what happened Oct. 24 inside Marysville Pilchuck High School.The public is invited to attend an interfaith candlelight prayer service on Feb. 24 — four months after the...
Date: 02/16/2015 | Local News
A Lynnwood woman is set to take ownership of home
Date: 02/07/2015 | Local News
Men gather for prayer, recovery and scripture
Date: 01/31/2015 | Local News
Martin Luther King, Jr. honored Sunday in Everett
Date: 01/19/2015 | Local News
The former Everett Bible Church moves near Lake Stevens
Date: 01/17/2015 | Local News
MONROE — As a young man, John Burkholder was a champion wrestler and bodybuilder.His athletic career culminated in his being named Mr. USA and Mr. North America before he retired from competition in the early 1980s and became a teacher.He attributes his...
Date: 12/27/2014 | Local News
ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany, Oregon, couple convicted of manslaughter in the faith-healing death of their 12-year-old daughter have both been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Date: 12/20/2014 | Northwest
VATICAN CITY — A sweeping Vatican investigation into Roman Catholic nuns in the U.S. that began amid fears they had become too feminist and secular ended up praising the sisters for their selfless work caring for the poor — a major shift in tone that reflected the social...
Date: 12/16/2014 | Nation & World
EventsBazaar: Cascade Church holds a Christmas bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 13. The church is at 14377 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe. Proceeds benefit the church's women's ministry. More info:
Date: 12/13/2014 | Local News
Ministerios Monte Sinai to offer bilingual services
Date: 12/13/2014 | Local News
Thanksgiving is in our wake, and Christmas is upon us, with a vengeance of catalogues, push e-mails, to-do lists and gifts to buy. It is American consumerism at its apex. We Americans like to wrap ourselves in football, new automobiles, beer, espresso drinks and other...
Date: 12/03/2014 | Opinion Columnists
EVERETT — Foundation Church will be the new name of Mars Hill Everett, the lead pastor announced Monday. The church in the old armory building downtown will become independent as the Seattle-based megachurch founded by Mark...
Date: 11/11/2014 | Local News
ARLINGTON — The last person Tim McCorkle expected to see when he stepped outside in July was a Buddhist monk walking along the road in front of his home, heading slowly but surely toward downtown Arlington.
Date: 10/25/2014 | Local News
MARYSVILLE — Music, prayers and people spilled out of the building and into the parking lot as hundreds gathered at the Grove Church on Friday evening.
Date: 10/24/2014 | Local News
There haven't been a whole lot of good Jewish carpenters since Jesus.As I have just learned anew, I'm not about to reverse the trend.I celebrated the ancient harvest festival of Sukkot last week by building, for the first time, a temporary shelter in my backyard...
Date: 10/16/2014 | Opinion Columnists
Mark Driscoll, the controversial and charismatic founder of Mars Hill Church, has resigned as lead pastor of the megachurch. Mars Hill, which recently announced closures of some of its churches, has a branch in
Date: 10/15/2014 | Local News
SALT LAKE CITY — Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states, including Mormon strongholds like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church to become...
Date: 10/12/2014 | Nation & World
ST. LOUIS — Hundreds of people turned out Sunday night for an interfaith service where clergy urged a wider call for reforms in response to police violence against minorities.Generational divides became apparent during the three hours that people spoke at Chaifetz...
Date: 10/12/2014 | Nation & World
SNOHOMISH — He was here promoting peace.
Date: 10/04/2014 | Local News
MECCA, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia sought to assure the public that the kingdom was safe and free of health scares as an estimated 2 million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca on Thursday for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage.Earlier...
Date: 10/03/2014 | Nation & World
EVENTSPoor Walk: The Friends of the Poor Walk is a national event to make the community aware of the services St. Vincent de Paul provides. The walk will start at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 from Immaculate Conception Church, 1200 E.
Date: 09/06/2014 | Local News
Chaplains provide comfort to families during emergencies
Date: 09/05/2014 | Local News