Anniversary celebration at Zion Lutheran of Everett: The church will mark its 110th anniversary during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at 4634 S. Alger Ave., Everett. A free salmon barbecue for the community is planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Guests are invited to bring a side dish or ca
nned foods for local food banks. There will be a pie eating contest for children and adults, a magician and prizes. 425 252-1429.
Alpha Course: 10 free weekly sessions provide an introduction to the Christian faith. Community course, for adults, is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. starting Sept. 18 at North Sound Church, 404 Bell St., Edmonds. Includes dinner, video and discussion, and free child care. Workplace course is from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Thursdays, starting Sept. 15, at the PCC Natural Market, 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Chris Chase, 425-776-9800.
Back to Church Sunday: 10:45 a.m. Sept. 18 at Lynnwood Evangelical Free Church, 5300 168th Street SW, Lynnwood. The national initiative seeks to reach people who attended church but stopped and to invite them back. www.backtochurch.com Back to School block party: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Inflatable rides and free BBQ lunch. Bring school supplies and nonperishable food to give to people in the community. Learn about other upcoming events at www.bca-online.com. 425-339-3303.
Celebrating diversity in Christ: Annual multicultural festival at Saint Thomas More Parish: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. The day’s program includes children’s activities, international cuisine, music, and a workshop on Native American Catholic spirituality. www.stmp.org
Freeborn Lutheran Church jubilee: The last special service in a series celebrating the church’s 111th anniversary is at 10 a.m. Sunday. All are welcome. The church is at 2304 300th St. NW, Stanwood.
Mountainside Ministry’s Preaching in the Park: 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hauge Homestead Park, 1819 121st St. SE, Everett. The day’s program includes a cookout and a worship session. Pastor Matt, 360-739-1429, or www.mtnsidemin.org.
Love and Respect class: A free weekly class on revitalizing your marriage taught by Matt and Theresa Saban at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. The classes are scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. through Nov. 16. 425-339-3303.
Sisco Heights Community Church evening of praise and worship: 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at 15029 McElroy Road, Arlington. A free concert by Pacific Northwest Southern gospel groups Reflections of Love (Ron and Kathy Green) and Crossroads Quartet. 360-435-4384 or 360-658-1922.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas: St. Rita Court of Everett meets at 9:45 a.m. the third Saturday of the month at Washington Oakes Retirement Home. 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.
Harvest Time Church’s temporary location: The Lynnwood church has moved to the Main Hall of the Everett Trade Building, 2810 Lombard Ave., Everett. Services are at 11 a.m. Sundays. www.harvest timechurch.org.
Homeschooling support group: Home Oriented Meaningful Education meets at 7:15 p.m. second Tuesdays of the month at Parkridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. For more information, contact Heidi Curnutt at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to [URL]www.HOME-Wa.org;http://www.HOME-Wa.org.
Jewish Learning, Jewish Living class: An 18-week introduction to Jewish thought, holidays and life cycles. This class is for those new to Judaism as well as Jewish adults who seek to deepen their knowledge and experience of Jewish life. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Or, 3215 Lombard Ave. Everett. Classes will alternate every other week or so. Taught by Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall and Heidi Piel. The cost is $250 for nonmembers, $75 for members. Scholarships available: rabbi email@example.com. Register at [URL]www.templebethor.org/ registration
Jewish Learning, Jewish Living class: An 18-week introduction to Jewish thought, holidays and life cycles. This class is for those new to Judaism as well as Jewish adults who seek to deepen their knowledge and experience of Jewish life. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Or, 3215 Lombard Ave. Everett. Classes will alternate every other week or so. Taught by Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall and Heidi Piel. The cost is $250 for nonmembers, $75 for members. Scholarships available: rabbi firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at [URL]www.templebethor.org/ registration.
Mommy’s Day Out: A program for children 2 to 10 years old, to give moms time for themselves. A limit of 25 kids per day, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration fee is $50, $95 charge per month. To register, call 425-334-9422.
Support group for caregivers: Daytime group at 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Prayer, brief Bible study and sharing with one another. 425-355-6005.
Free meals, clothes
Annie’s Community Kitchen: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 S. Alger Ave., Everett. 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. 425-672-8044.
Free community lunch: Noon to 1 p.m. with social hour from 1 to 2 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month. Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Dinner to feed the hungry: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Praise Chapel, 604 Cascade Ave., Granite Falls. Saturday night jam sessions from 5 to 9 p.m. are drug- and alcohol-free events. 360-722-0636.
Food bank: 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Marysville Free Methodist Church, 6715 Grove St. All are welcome. Volunteers always needed. Bill, 360-657-3963.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. every Friday at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
Free community dinner at The Table: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Free community supper: Loaves and Fishes from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Interfaith Dinner Bell: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals are served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the streets. 425-355-1042.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meal: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meeting 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John’s: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-4622.