Faith calendar

Events

Interfaith vigil: St. Augustine’s-in-the-Woods Episcopal Church will host the 10th annual Whidbey Interfaith Vigil of Peace and Hope, 3 p.m. today. The church is at 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland. The service will feature prayer and scripture contributions from Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Native American faith traditions. There also will be live music, and a talk by Seattle Mennonite pastor Weldon Nisly. Monetary donations will be taken for Helping Hand of South Whidbey. More info: 360-678-5071.

Tuition benefit: Archbishop Murphy High School holds its first-ever STAR Luncheon (Student Tuition Assistance Relief) at noon Oct. 16. The fundraiser features Jim Lambright, former University of Washington football coach, along with senior Jessica Lucas, who receives tuition assistance. Proceeds will help close the gap between what tuition rates cover and the actual cost to run the Catholic school, a gap of about $3,000 per student. The school is at 12911 39th Ave. SE, Everett. RSVP to Aileen Forde at aforde@am-hs.org or 425-379-6363.

Shelter benefit: Interfaith Association hosts its annual fundraising dinner, “Always a Time to Bloom,” 6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW in Lynnwood. Dinner, small silent auction, raffle, dessert dash, a time to give directly, and time to meet with a family who previously lived at The Family Shelter. All proceeds support Interfaith’s work with homeless and low-income families with an emphasis on emergency shelter leading to permanent housing. Tickets are $30. Register at www.interfaithwa.org or call 425-252-6672.

Play: Saint Luke Productions presents “Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy,” a live drama about the saint, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Mattie Hall gymnasium of Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help church, 2517 Hoyt Ave., Everett. A freewill offering will be taken. Suitable for ages 12 and up. More info: 425-349-7014.

Raffle: Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Startup is raffling off a large, three-story doll house, complete with Victorian furniture, to benefit Lutheran World Relief. Tickets are $1 each. See the doll house and purchase tickets at Coastal Community Bank, 417 Main St., Sultan. More info: 360-793-0534.

Services

Living Interfaith: Next service, “Honoring Eid al-Adha,” is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The church meets at Alderwood Middle School, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. More info: www.livinginterfaith.org.

Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague presents the lesson “Plum Spooky: How Open is Your Mind?” at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244.

Meetings, classes

Torah studies: “Jewish Culture vs. Jewish Faith: Which One is the True Judaism?” is the topic of the next class in this series held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 per class. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: 425-640-2811, jewishsnohomish.com.

Apologetics Forum: The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Chris Ashcraft, a Christian educator and creation scientist, will speak on the topic “Wonders of the Cell.” More info: afsc.nwcreation.net.

GriefShare, Everett: Northshore Christian Church hosts a GriefShare group Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m., through Dec. 3. GriefShare helps people cope with the death of someone close. Child care available for evening sessions; RSVP required. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive W., Everett. More info: 425-407-1119.

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.

Music classes: First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish offers a community outreach program called Kaleidoscope Academy with private and group music classes in various instruments. More info: www.kaleidoscope123.org.

Meals, clothing

Free clothes: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18-19, provided by Delta Community Baptist Church at 2901 16th St., Everett. More info: 425-252-1782, www.deltaeverett.org.

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. A representative from Molina Healthcare will discuss health care coverage issues if needed. All are invited.

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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