Faith Calendar

EVENTS

Poor Walk: The Friends of the Poor Walk is a national event to make the community aware of the services St. Vincent de Paul provides. The walk will start at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 from Immaculate Conception Church, 1200 E. Fifth St., Arlington. The route follows Fifth to Olympic to Legion Park and back. Register by 9 a.m. More info: www.svdpusa.net/fop.

Food drive: Faith Lutheran Church, at 1424 172nd St. NE in Marysville, is holding a Community Food Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7. Drop off non-perishable food items to volunteers stationed in the church parking lot and get a free cup of coffee. Monetary donations also are welcome up to Nov. 15 to purchase holiday food baskets for needy families in the north Lakewood community; donations matched by Thrivent Financial. Mail monetary donations to Faith Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 70, North Lakewood, WA 98259. More info: 360-652-9545.

School blessing: A Back-to-School blessing will be held during both services, 9 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) Sept. 7 at Stanwood United Methodist Church, 27128 102nd Drive NW. Students, teachers and school staff will be honored as the academic year starts. Gift bags will be distributed and refreshments served during the fellowship time. More info: 360-629-9555.

Summer choir concert: Lutheran Choral Association of Snohomish County, an ecumenical summer choir, is scheduled to perform its culminating concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. More info: Jean DeWitt at 425-357-0605 or founder@lutheranchoralsnoco.org.

Day of Prayer: The Rev. Julie Montague conducts a Unity World Day of Prayer service at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. More info: www.worlddayofprayer.org, 425-258-2244.

Shofar Factory: Chabad of Snohomish County holds a Shofar Factory, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Jewish center, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. Make your own shofar from a ram’s horn to bring in the Jewish new year. Cost is $10. For the “very young and young at heart.” More info: 425-741-9633.

SERVICES

Spirit of Grace: The Rev. Kim Poole’s Sept. 7 sermon is titled, “A Day of Remembering.” Spirit of Grace United Methodist Church is at 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Service time is 10:30 a.m. More info: 425-259-7233.

Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague’s Sept. 7 message is “Divine Discontent: What is Nagging You in the Back of Your Mind?” Service is at 10 a.m. at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.

Unity Lynnwood: “The Bible and Women” will be presented Sept. 7 by Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held. This is the first in a three-week series drawn from the book “Sins of Scripture” by John Shelby Spong. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m.at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172 or www.unityinlynnwood.org.

High Holidays: Chabad of Snohomish County holds Jewish High Holiday services and classes. Reservations required. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: www.jewishsnohomish.com, 425-741-9633.

MEETINGS, CLASSES

Singles group: Bethany Christian Assembly kicks off an over-40 singles discussion group, Lifeline Lessons, at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 (third Tuesday). The first topic will be on “Loneliness.” Join for a fun, informative evening. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave. More info: Kay, 425-971-2412.

Divorce care class: A divorce care support group will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 13, in room 205 at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave. The class is an ongoing ministry aimed at those who are separated, presently going through a divorce, or have been divorced for an extended period of time and find themselves struggling when trying to put their life back together. More info: 425-339-3303.

Meditation: Teachings and guided meditations in practical Buddhist methods for happiness are held 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 311 of the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. Enter through Sno-Isle Food Co-op. More info: 206-526-9565.

Journey with Jesus: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help offers “Growing Together in Faith Through the Catechism” classes from 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in Hensen Hall, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Each meeting stands on its own. More info: 425-349-7014.

River of Life: Free classes are offered at River of Life Community Church, 5218 S. Second Ave., Everett. 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.

GriefShare, Everett: Northshore Christian Church hosts the support group at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 2. Child care is provided at the evening session; RSVP required. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive W., Everett. More info: 425-407-1119, www.northshorechristian.org.

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. More info: 360-659-7777 or Katie at 360-653-0167.

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. Class is held in Hensen Hall’s Green Room at 2619 Cedar St., Everett. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.

MEALS, CLOTHING

Friday Night Outreach: Hot meals, sandwiches, fruit, clothes and haircuts are offered 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. Toiletries twice a month. More info: 425-259-9166.

Clothing, Clearview: A free clothing bank with clothing for men, women and children is open 10 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Clearview Gospel Hall, 17826 180th St. SE, Snohomish. More info: Dawn, 360-668-0836.

Clothing, Lake Stevens: Sanctuary Ministries provides gently used clothes 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.

Clothing, Marysville: Kloz 4 Kidz is 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, Faith Lutheran: 5-6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett.

Meals, clothes: 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 and toiletries available some days.

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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