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Programs expand for kids at Rock of Hope Baptist Church in Edmonds

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

Honoring Jimmy Carter’s quiet courage

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

Historian, lawyer — now pastor

Meet the new minister in Maltby

Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News

Providing warmth

Everett couple produces hand-knit goods for the homeless

Date: 08/01/2015 | Local News

A Polish Jew reaches out to save Syrian Christians

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

Eternally archived

Website celebrates Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy

Date: 07/18/2015 | Local News

Patriotism on parade

Local Muslims celebrate faith, country

Date: 07/11/2015 | Local News

With marriage and liberty for all

Viewpoints: Does court's ruling threaten religious liberty?

Date: 07/05/2015 | Commentary

Repairing the world

Author returns to Stanwood, where he found chaos and refuge

Date: 06/27/2015 | Local News

Charleston will need time to mourn tragedy

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

All are welcome

Edmonds church reconciles to include LGBT

Date: 06/20/2015 | Local News

Volunteer quits Young Life over ban on gay leaders

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

Prom night

Young Life club rolls out the red carpet for friends

Date: 06/08/2015 | Local News

Service beyond volleyball

Vietnamese youth raise money for Nepal quake victims

Date: 06/06/2015 | Local News

Everett pastors to lead a series of spiritual labyrinth walks

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

Religious rights

UW prof explores how religions treat human beings

Date: 05/23/2015 | Local News

Known by his acts

Lynnwood pastor focuses on homelessness

Date: 05/16/2015 | Local News

Respect for faith a casualty of presidential campaign

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

Thought-provoking look at ‘our eternal life’

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

United in faith

National Day of Prayer draws faithful in Stanwood

Date: 05/09/2015 | Local News

More precious than gold

Sultan church helps provide clean water to those who need it

Date: 04/25/2015 | Local News

The 'heart of the school'

Archbishop Murphy students dramatize Jesus' last days

Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News

After war and peace, ministry

New pastor reaches out to fellow Vietnamese refugees

Date: 03/21/2015 | Local News

Calls for national religion threaten our freedoms

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

On a mission from Africa

Cameroon preacher brings ministry to Snohomish

Date: 03/07/2015 | Local News

'We are not broken'

Interfaith vigil remembers shooting victims four months later

Date: 02/25/2015 | Local News

Reclaiming Islam

Viewpoints: What you might not know about Muslim faith

Date: 02/22/2015 | Commentary

A chapel's story

Memorial Community Church in Everett seeks new purpose

Date: 02/21/2015 | Local News

Interfaith service planned to help people heal from MPHS shooting

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

House of Hope

Monroe mission offers refuge

Date: 02/14/2015 | Local News

Sealing the Habitat deal

A Lynnwood woman is set to take ownership of home

Date: 02/07/2015 | Local News

Making a HUGE difference

Men gather for prayer, recovery and scripture

Date: 01/31/2015 | Local News

Keeping the dream alive

Martin Luther King, Jr. honored Sunday in Everett

Date: 01/19/2015 | Local News

Cornerstone Bible Church

The former Everett Bible Church moves near Lake Stevens

Date: 01/17/2015 | Local News

Faith Calendar


Date: 12/27/2014 | Religion

Bodybuilding minister teaches skills to Monroe inmates

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

Oregon couple sentenced in faith-healing death

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

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Date: 12/20/2014 | Religion

Vatican offers olive branch to U.S. nuns

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

Faith Calendar

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

Granite Falls church gets new life

Ministerios Monte Sinai to offer bilingual services

Date: 12/13/2014 | Local News

Faith Calendar


Date: 12/06/2014 | Religion

We would do well to live by Advent’s four ethics

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

Faith Calendar


Date: 11/29/2014 | Local News

Fellowship and faith

Shia Muslims work to bridge generational divide

Date: 11/22/2014 | Local News

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Date: 11/22/2014 | Local News

Join the club

Homework brings students, volunteers together

Date: 11/15/2014 | Local News

Faith Calendar


Date: 11/15/2014 | Religion

Mars Hill Everett becomes Foundation Church

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

Faith Calendar


Date: 11/08/2014 | Religion

Drama 'beyond cool'

Camano Island theater program offers family fun

Date: 11/08/2014 | Local News

3 men, 3 faiths

They find common ground on God, humanity

Date: 11/01/2014 | Local News

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Date: 11/01/2014 | Local News

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Date: 10/25/2014 | Local News

Volunteers building Dharma Learning Center in Arlington

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

At Marysville vigils, an opportunity to grieve and love

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

A fresh face

Camano church gets its first full-time vicar

Date: 10/24/2014 | Local News

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Date: 10/18/2014 | Local News

Bring on the smiles

Sending Christmas joy to children in need

Date: 10/18/2014 | Local News

Jewish ritual allows time to think about a fleeting, beautiful life

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

Mars Hill Church founder resigns

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

Some Mormons pushing church on gay marriage

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

Interfaith gathering calling for end to police violence brings hundreds to arena

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

Faith Calendar


Date: 10/11/2014 | Local News

Syrian pastor visits Snohomish to spread words of peace

SNOHOMISH — He was here promoting peace.

Date: 10/04/2014 | Local News

Faith Calendar


Date: 10/04/2014 | Local News

Millions flock to Mecca for hajj

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

'Colton's Army'

Bothell teen rallies his recruits to fight leukemia

Date: 09/28/2014 | Local News

Faith Calendar


Date: 09/27/2014 | Local News

Faith in her voice

Stanwood singer's voice, spark earn her notice

Date: 09/27/2014 | Local News

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Date: 09/20/2014 | Local News

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Date: 09/13/2014 | Local News

Seeking no more

The Rev. Carmen TenEyck-McDowell guided by faith

Date: 09/13/2014 | Local News

Reunited by faith

Two Christian schools merge after decades apart

Date: 09/06/2014 | Local News

Faith Calendar

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

Hope in times of crisis

Chaplains provide comfort to families during emergencies

Date: 09/05/2014 | Local News

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