Faith calendar

Events

Mars Hill opening: Mars Hill Church’s Everett campus celebrates the grand opening of its new home in the former Everett Armory building. Services are at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday at 2730 Oakes Ave. More info: marshill.com/everett.

Women’s luncheon: The first Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection luncheon of 2014 will be held 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Kimi Bartholomew shares stella and dot jewelry. Luncheon speaker Shirley Graybill will share “God’s Protection.” Cost is $22; reservations required by Monday. More info: Connie at 425-774-4571 or millcreekcwc@yahoo.com.

Concert: The Salish Sea Players will perform chamber music from the Baroque era, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Jan. 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Part of the church’s Celebrating the Arts concert series. The Players includes violinists Linda Melsted and Olga Hauptman and harpsichordist Fred Hauptman. A free-will offering will be taken. More info: 425-789-1162.

Mormonism 101: “The Mormons Next Door,” a multimedia panel presentation explaining the practices and faith of Latter-Day Saints, will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. The event is aimed at non-Mormons who are curious about their LDS neighbors. A brief Q-and-A follows. Dress is casual; refreshments will be provided. More info: 425-244-4877.

Services

Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague presents the lesson, “Put Yourself First,” 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244.

Living Interfaith: In “Honoring Epiphany,” a Lutheran and a Catholic guest will each share about Epiphany. The service is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The church meets at Alderwood Middle School, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. More info: www.livinginterfaith.org.

Unity Lynnwood: Guest speaker the Rev. Michael Bogar on Sunday continues a series on “Unity Principles,” speaking about our essence and how we create reality through our thoughts and beliefs. The church has two services, at 9 and 11 a.m., and meets at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172.

Tu B’Shevat Seder: Temple Beth Or celebrates this environmental holiday with fruits and nuts, wine, juice and songs, 7 p.m. Jan 15. Special guest speakers Ardi Kveven and some of her students from ORCA (Ocean Research College Academy) at Everett Community College will speak about the health of Puget Sound and other waterways. Temple Beth Or is at 3215 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7125.

Meetings, classes

River of Life: Free classes are offered at River of Life Community Church, 5218 S. Second Ave., Everett. “Make Your Own Laundry Soap for $0.06 Per Load” will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 18. A personal finance class, “War on Debt,” is held 12-1 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month. Community garden planning sessions are at 1 p.m. the first and third Saturdays. Other classes also are available. The classes are free, but donations to the church food bank are encouraged.

Meditation classes: “Living a Meaningful Life” meditation classes with Kadampa Buddhist teacher Ellen Morris will be held 7-8:15 p.m. Mondays, through Feb. 17, at Firewheel Community Coffeehouse, 2727 Colby Ave., Everett. Drop in on any class. Cost is $10 per class. More info: 206-526-9565 or info@meditateinseattle.org.

Torah studies: A weekly Torah class is held 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Torah is divided into 54 portions, and one portion is studied each week. No experience necessary. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: 425-640-2811, jewishsnohomish.com.

GriefShare, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE, hosts the support group 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Jan. 16. Workbooks for the 14-session series are $15. Registration is recommended. More info: 360-659-7777.

GriefShare, Snohomish: Cross View Church hosts the support group 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in its library at 604 Ave. C E., Snohomish. Cost is $20. Scholarships available. To register or for more information, call 360-568-5886.

Sharing the Caring: Spiritual support group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. Spiritual support for families caring for disabled loved ones at home. A safe place where people can share their frustrations freely without judgment and receive encouragement and support. More info: 360-659-7777 or Katie at 360-653-0167.

Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Open to all. More info: 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.

Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett. More info: 425-252-9182.

Christian businessmen: The Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America Everett chapter meets from 6-8 a.m. Wednesdays in the cafe at the Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St. More info: Tony, 206-948-7318.

Arts and crafts: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Health holds a No Disabled Souls art class, 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The class is designed for people with disabilities, but anyone is welcome and encouraged to join. The arts and crafts social hour will be held in Hensen Hall’s Green Room at 2619 Cedar St., Everett. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.

Meals, clothing

Sanctuary Ministries: Provides gently used clothes from 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 of clothing, bedding and shoes welcome. More info: 360-386-9871.

Kloz 4 Kidz: 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.

Loaves and Fishes: A free community supper is offered 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.

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.

Community meals: 5-6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Free warm clothing also available. The ministry seeks donations of winter coats and food.

The Cove: A free breakfast and take-out lunch, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at First Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-9191.

Meals, clothes, dental: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches, 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days. Qualified people can sign up for free urgent dental care from a dental van that comes monthly. Ask Jessica for details and how to sign up.

Salt of the Earth: Soup kitchen is open at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.

Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7139.

Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-7224.

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