Christmas Eve and Christmas Day worship services

Faith Calendar for Dec. 23, 2017 to Jan. 6, 2018

CHRISTMAS EVE

All services are Sunday, Dec. 24.

Arlington: 10:30 a.m. with choir performance of “I Believe Even When…,” and 7 p.m. candlelight service with children’s message and Holy Communion, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 615 E Highland Drive. More info: 360-435-8921.

Camano Island: 8:30 p.m. carols for kids and families followed by 9 p.m. candle Mass with choir at St. Aidan Episcopal Church, 1318 Highway 532. More info: 360-629-3969.

Edmonds: 10 a.m. worship service, 5 p.m. sing-along pageant, and 7 and 9 p.m. candlelight services with lessons and carols at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. More info: 425-778-2119.

Edmonds: 10 a.m. worship service and 6 p.m. candlelight service at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 16431 52nd Ave. W. More info: 425-743-2323.

Edmonds: 5 p.m. lessons and carols with Holy Eucharist at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Place W. More info: 425-778-0371.

Edmonds: 5 p.m. family creche service with Holy Eucharist, 9:30 p.m. service with carols, and 10 p.m. festal choral service with Holy Eucharist at St. Hilda and St. Patrick Episcopal Church, 15224 52nd Ave. W. More info: 425-743-4655.

Everett: 10 a.m. at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., in conjunction with Liberation United Church of Christ. A Christmas pageant with a balloon artist. Children should arrive by 9:30 a.m. to receive their balloon costume. More info: 425-252-7224.

Everett: 10 a.m. at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. Spiritual leader Kevin Hart shares “A Christmas Story.” More info: 425-258-2244.

Everett: 10 a.m. worship service and 4 p.m. candlelight service at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave. More info: 425-259-7139.

Everett: 10 a.m. at Canyon Creek Church’s satellite campus in the Henry Jackson Conference Center at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St. More info: 425-582-2366.

Everett: 10:30 a.m. candlelight service at City on a Hill, meeting at the Northwest Music Hall inside the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way.

Everett: 11 a.m. meditation service at CDM Spiritual Center, 2402 Summit Ave. Potluck lunch and healing time to follow. More info: 425-258-1449.

Everett: 11 a.m. “Miracle of Christmas” service and 5 p.m. candlelight service with carols at Calvary Baptist Church, 3332 Colby Ave. More info: 425-259-1277.

Everett: 4, 5:30 and 7 p.m. candlelight services at Northshore Christian Church, 5700 23rd Drive W. More info: 425-322-2304.

Everett: 4 p.m. family service with pageant and Holy Eucharist, 8:30 p.m. lessons and carols service, and 9 p.m. candlelight service at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave. More info: 425-252-4129.

Everett: 7 p.m. Vigil Mass and 11 p.m. Christmas Mass preceded by lessons and carols starting at 10:15 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 8517 Seventh Ave. SE. More info: 425-353-1211.

Lake Stevens: 9:30 a.m. worship service, as well as 5 and 10 p.m. candlelight services, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. More info: 425-334-0421.

Lynnwood: 11 a.m. worship service and 6 and 8 p.m. candlelight services at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. Evening services feature classical guitarist Igor Abuladze. More info: 425-741-7172.

Lynnwood: 5 p.m. children’s Mass and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Masses at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6511 176th St. SW. More info: 425-743-2929.

Marysville: 5 p.m. family service with Holy Eucharist and 9 p.m. candlelight service with Eucharist at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 4312 84th St. NE. More info: 360-659-1727.

Mill Creek: 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. at Canyon Creek Church, 14616 35th Ave. SE. More info: 425-582-2366.

Mill Creek: 9:30 a.m. fourth Sunday in Advent service and 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m. candlelight services at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE. More info: 425-337-5373.

Monroe: 10 a.m. readings and carols and 4 p.m. Holy Eucharist services at Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church, 331 S Lewis St. More info: 360-794-4816.

Mukilteo: 9 p.m. Vigil Mass preceded by lessons and carols starting at 8:30 p.m. at St. John Mission, 829 Third St. More info: 425-353-1211.

Mukilteo: 10 a.m. at Canyon Creek Church’s satellite campus at Kamiak High School, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd. More info: 425-582-2366.

Snohomish: 5 p.m. family service and 7:30 p.m. candlelight service at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 9225 212th St. SE. More info: 360-668-7881.

Stanwood: 5 p.m. candlelight service at Freeborn Lutheran Church, 2304 300th St. NW. More info: 360-629-3149.

CHRISTMAS DAY

All services are Monday, Dec. 25.

Camano Island: 10 a.m. at St. Aidan Episcopal Church, 1318 Highway 532. More info: 360-629-3969.

Edmonds: 10 a.m. at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 16431 52nd Ave. W. More info: 425-743-2323.

Edmonds: 10:30 a.m. with Holy Eucharist at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Place W. More info: 425-778-0371.

Edmonds: 9:30 a.m. service with Holy Eucharist, carols and creche at St. Hilda and St. Patrick Episcopal Church, 15224 52nd Ave. W. More info: 425-743-4655.

Everett: 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon Masses at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 8517 Seventh Ave. SE. More info: 425-353-1211.

Everett: 9 a.m. Celtic Christmas rite at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave. More info: 425-252-4129.

Lynnwood: 10 a.m. Mass at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6511 176th St. SW. More info: 425-743-2929.

Marysville: 10 a.m. prayer service at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 4312 84th St. NE. More info: 360-659-1727.

Mukilteo: 9 a.m. Mass at St. John Mission, 829 Third St. More info: 425-353-1211.

Snohomish: 10 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 9225 212th St. SE. More info: 360-668-7881.

EVENTS

“Switchblade” talk: Israel Narvaez shares his testimony of gang leader-turned-Christian as told in “The Cross and the Switchblade” during a meeting of the Interdenominational Fellowship, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 26 at the Golden Corral, 1065 State Ave., Marysville.

“Messiah” singalong: Sing along with Handel’s “Messiah” at the 10th annual community MessiahSing, 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at St Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 1318 Highway 532, Camano Island. Freewill offering. More info: 360-629-3969.

Burning Bowl: A Burning Bowl Ceremony is held 10 a.m. Dec. 31 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. “Use the physical attributes of fire in an experiential exploration and a release of areas of resistance, opening a space for intention setting in the upcoming year.” More info: 425-258-2244.

Women’s luncheon: The next Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection luncheon is 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Shawn O’Donnell’s restaurant, 122 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost is $19. Reservations due Jan. 4. Cora Brantner will share “The Treasure Box”; accordionist Bonnie Birch is the music guest. More info: Connie, 425-774-4571 or millcreekcwc@gmail.com.

MEETINGS, CLASSES

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 info@rivercce.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 p.m., 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, administrator@trinityeverett.org.

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, jtbsfo@gmail.com 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, info@chenrezigproject.org.

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 ronnlarpenteur@msn.com.

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 6 to 16 from families who are homeless or low-income. More info: 425-778-2159.

MEALS, CLOTHING

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: supper@ebenezerlakestevens.org.

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, to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed. New location coming. First meal is noon Jan. 2 at Bethel Baptist Church, 2625 Hoyt Ave. Entrance is behind the church in the Annex building in the alley. 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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