Faith Calendar

EVENTS

Snow day: Mill Creek’s Gold Creek Community Church will bring snow to its property for a “Snow Blast” play day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be sled runs, reindeer, the North Pole Holiday Express Train and a gingerbread bakery. Free. Church is at 4326 148th St. SE.

Advent concerts: First Presbyterian Church Everett will hold 30-minute noon Advent concerts on Dec. 9, Dec. 16 and Dec. 23 in the sanctuary. All are welcome. Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave.

Concerts in Lynnwood: Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood plans several concerts: Bells of the Sound, “Bells in Toyland,” 7 p.m. Saturday, $10 adults, $8 youth and seniors, under 8 free, bring a new or gently used toy; Trinity Lutheran College Advent Vespers, “Unexpected and Mysterious” Christmas story celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, free; Edmonds Symphonic Choir, 7:30 p.m. Monday, $7 suggested donation; “Ahmal and the Night Visitors,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11, $12 adults, $8 children and seniors; Sacred Music Chorale, “Rejoice!” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, $15 adults, $13 students and seniors, under 17 free. Church is at 6215 196th St. SW. 425-778-2159

Christmas at Calvary Baptist Church Everett: Isaiah tells of coming birth of Jesus, Dec. 4; Mary chosen to give birth to Christ Child, Dec. 11; announcement of Christ’s birth to the shepherds, Dec. 18; Candlelight Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m. Dec. 24; historic arrival of the three kings to see and worship Son of God, Dec. 25. Church is at 3332 Colby Ave.

Christmas at First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish:

n Chancel Choir will sing portions of Handel’s “Messiah” during Advent, 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, on Dec. 11, 18 and 24.

n Christmas Eve: 5 p.m. family candlelight service, 9 p.m. traditional candlelight service.The church is at 1306 Lake View Drive, Snohomish. 360-568-6498 or www.snopres.org

Blue Christmas: Stanwood United Methodist Church will hold its Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 for anyone experiencing grief, sadness or other personal pain. Church is at 27128 102nd Dr. NW. 360-629-9555.

Christmas Eve Stanwood: Two candle-lighting services will be held Dec. 24 at Stanwood United Methodist Church. A 5:30 p.m. service in Fellowship Hall, suitable for families with children. A traditional 10 p.m. service in the sanctuary with carols and candle lighting. Music by Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir. Dec. 25 service, 10:45 a.m. Church is at 27128 102nd Dr. NW. 360-629-9555.

Christmas show: Free performance featuring illusionist Brock Gill at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at Edgewood Baptist Church, 20406 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Free child care. 425-776-5104 or tlarson@ebc-edmonds.org

DivorceCare: 7 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays at First Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. Those going through divorce can find help and healing. 425-252-9191 or bill.goodwin@1stcov-everett.org.

Food drive: First Church of Christ, Scientist, is sponsoring a food drive for a local food bank through Dec. 19. Drop of donations at the church, 1718 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-9182.

Pilgrims Christmas Concert: 6 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Sacred yuletide music and holiday tunes from a male chorus. Reception to follow. Free-will offering to support New Horizons Ministry. 425-252-3757.

Meetings, Services

Catholic Daughters of the Americas: St. Rita Court of Everett meets at 9:45 a.m. third Saturday of the month at Washington Oakes Retirement Home. 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Chabad of Snohomish County: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Torah study with Rabbi Zevi Goldberg, 22225 100th Ave. W., Edmonds. www.jewishsnohomish.com or 425-967-3036.

Harvest Time Church temporary location: Lynnwood church has moved to Main Hall of Everett Trade Building, 2810 Lombard Ave., Everett. Services 11 a.m. Sundays. www.harvesttimechurch.org.

Hindu Temple and Cultural Center: Open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekends. Temple is at 3818 212th St. SE, Bothell. www.htccwa.org or 425-483-7115.

Homeschooling support group: Home Oriented Meaningful Education meets at 7:15 p.m. the second Tuesdays of the month at Parkridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. Information: Heidi Curnutt at gardeniapassion@yahoo.com or www.HOME-Wa.org.

Independent Bible study: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-9182.

Living Interfaith Church: Services 11 a.m. second and fourth Sundays of the month at Alderwood Middle School, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. www.livinginterfaith.org.

Masjid Umar al-Farooq: Prayers, Islamic holiday celebrations and special events. 5507 238th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. www.farooqmasjid.org or 425-776-6162.

Mommy’s Day Out: Program for children 2 to 10, to give moms time for themselves. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration $50, $95 charge per month. 425-334-9422.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Home School Support Group: Meetings at 6:45 p.m. every fourth Sunday at South Everett Neighborhood Center, 6315 Fleming St., Suite B, Everett. Members visit, pray the Rosary and discuss Catholic homeschooling. Tiffany Webb, 425-397-7249 or olog@yahoogroups.com.

Sikh Center of Seattle: Satsangs are held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at 20412 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-487-4878 or www.sikhcenterofseattle.org.

Support group for caregivers: Daytime group 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group 6 p.m. last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Rd., Everett. Prayer, Bible study and sharing. 425-355-6005.

Free meals, clothes

Annie’s Community Kitchen: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.

Everett First Covenant Church community dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-9191.

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 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 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 Rd., Bothell. 425-672-8044.

First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.

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 Rd., 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 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 meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 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.

Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month at 17146 Beaton Rd. SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Donations of new and gently used clothing accepted during open hours or by arrangement. SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.

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