Faith and Spiritual Life: Outreach

BENEFITS

Clearview Foursquare Church offers a free Single Mom’s Car-Care Event and Spa Day from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at 17210 Highway 9 SE, Snohomish.

The event includes free oil and filter changes, fluid fills, tire checks and car washing and vacuuming. An expert mechanic is scheduled to be on site to inspect for urgent service needs.

Children can enjoy the kids-only fun zone with balloon animals, a story time and an outdoor play area. A breakfast and lunch buffet also is planned.

Moms can also receive spa treatments such as manicures and paraffin waxing for the hands. Organizers plan to give each mom a special gift.

Spanish-speaking volunteers will be available. Space is limited to 100 vehicles; registration is required.

Call 360-668-6033 or go to www.clearviewfoursquare.org.

40 Days for Life seeks volunteers to join in the second annual Everett-area 40-day prayer vigil at the Everett Planned Parenthood, 1509 32nd St., Everett.

Daily prayer vigils are taking place in 177 cities and 47 states through Nov. 2.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a one-hour-a-week shift for five weeks to stand outside Planned Parenthood to peacefully pray. Volunteers can sign up for shifts online or by phone or e-mail.

Call 360-658-0960 or go to www.40daysforlife.com/everett or e-mail mde@firstwebsites.com.

St. Augustine’s In-the-Woods presents its 46th annual Trash and Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland, on Whidbey Island.

The event features household items, linens, small electronics, toys, tools, plants, baked goods, jams, jelly, preserves and the event’s famous pies served from the cafe. All funds benefit local charities.

Call 360-678-9275.

Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington plays host to the Everett-area Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty or CROP Walk beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett.

The three-mile walk begins at 1 p.m. at the church, returning to the church. Enjoy light refreshments before the walk with music by the Everett group Jewbilee. Crop Walks are an event of Church World Service and are held annually to take a stand against hunger.

Some funds raised in Everett are slated to supplement food for interfaith programs with special focus on its shelter for homeless families.

Call 425-252-6672 or go to www.interfaithwa.org or www.churchworldservice.org.

CELEBRATIONS

St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church of Lynnwood presents the 20th annual Egyptian Indoor Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek.

Enjoy Egyptian food, pastries, papyrus art, pharaonic jewelry, souvenirs, statues, Coptic Christian art, icons and literature. Admission is free.

Call 425-774-3499.

The South Everett Community Church plays host to the sixth annual Kroeze Brothers homecoming with Billy and Johnny Kroeze, soloist Vern Jackson and the Celebration Singers at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1 W. Casino Road, Everett.

The event includes a surprise appearance by a quartet and a free dinner for all those attending.

The Kroeze Brothers Worldwide Television Ministry is broadcast at 8:30 a.m. Thursdays and 11 p.m. Monday and Friday on KTBW Channel 20 and at 6 and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and 3 p.m. Saturday on Sky Angel and Dish Net.

Call 425-353-2211 or 800-800-6121.

Programs

Acts of God Drama Troupe presents “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way Through the Bible” at 7:30 tonight at the Everett PUD auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett.

Performances feature “behind the scenes” sketches of favorite Bible characters including: what it was like to defeat Goliath, Adam defending creationism, Joseph’s brothers in a family therapy session and Noah living on the ark.

Tickets are $6 for children and seniors, $8 for adults and include refreshments during intermission. Group tickets are also available.

Call 425-355-9330.

Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship plays host to the Evergreen Coffee House with Cap’n Smartypants and Sensible Shoes at 8 tonight at 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. The program is a Seattle Men’s and Women’s Chorus Ensemble “Madcap Music 4 Comedy” event. Suggested donation is $12.

Call 360-659-6621.

Catholic radio program “Conversations with Father Bob” plays host to Monsignor Robert Dempsey and Deacon Scott Aikin today, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Broadcasts are 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays and 7 to 8 a.m. Sundays on KKNW (1150 AM), 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 to 10 p.m. Thursdays on KBLE (1050 AM).

Dempsey served for 10 years as the editor of the English edition of L’Observatore Romano, the official Vatican newspaper. Aikin plans to speak about his Catholic faith and his Native American Heritage.

Call 206-546-2451 or go to www.conversationswithfatherbob.com.

Edmonds Christian Church offers a contemplative labyrinth worship service at 6 p.m. Sunday at Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds.

The evening’s meditation is based on the theme “Come to the Table” and includes scriptures that explore how Jesus welcomed all to the table. The service is open to everyone and includes time for silence and contemplative music.

Call 425-775-5212.

Kadampa Meditation Center offers “Overcoming Anger and Frustration: Patient Acceptance,” meditation classes from 7:30 to 9 p.m. starting Monday through Oct. 20 at Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway, Everett.

The class focuses on methods to remain calm during situations that provoke anger, frustration and irritation in order to respond to difficulties more effectively. It includes guided meditations, teachings, discussion and refreshments. Drop-ins are welcome.

The cost is $10 per class, $5 for students, seniors and people with low incomes.

Call 206-526-9565 or e-mail info@meditateinseattle.org.

Adventure Church of Everett offers a men’s Bible study Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at 5218 S. Second Ave., Everett. The group plans to use the book “Fight” by Kenny Luck, which discusses “picking a fight with evil” and the roles men play at the front lines in the spiritual realm.

Call 425-870-4273.

St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Arlington plays host to Orthodox Church Vespers services at 6 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Regular services are the first and third Thursdays of each month.

These are the first Orthodox worship services in the Everett-area with the first service held Oct. 2 and led by Father David Hovik from St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Arlington.

The Orthodox Church is the most ancient form of Christianity with roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide.

Call 360-435-9769.

WOMEN’S PROGRAMS

Edmonds Aglow Community Lighthouse invites the public to “Unveiling the System — Loving the People” with Patty Miller from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Aglow headquarters office, 123 Second Ave. S., Suite 100, Edmonds.

Miller plans to discuss the Aglow mandate for Islam. The evening includes fellowship, food and encouragement.

Call 425-422-1036 or e-mail marthastanley@aglow.org.

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