Faith Calendar for Feb. 18 to March 4, 2017

EVENTS

Wild Meat Dinner: Bethany Christian Assembly holds its annual Wild Meat Dinner, 6:15 p.m. Feb. 18. Cost is $25, $14 age 12 and younger. Whitetail biologist Wade Nolan shares some of his true tales of life and death as an adventurer and filmmaker. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Tickets and more info: bcachurch.com/wildmeatdinner.

Potluck: Calvary Snohomish hosts a community potluck, 12-2 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Horseshoe Grange, 16424 Broadway Ave. in Snohomish, following the Sunday worship service that starts at 10 a.m. Bring a side dish to share. More info: 360-568-9345.

Pet blessing: Chaplain Ike Timm offers a pet blessing at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Beachwood Lounge at Warm Beach Senior Community, 20420 Marine Drive, Stanwood. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and should be comfortable around other animals. More info: 360-652-4593.

World religions: Are world religions a mass of confusion or a world of opportunity? Philosopher and religion scholar David Smith compares and contrasts the central beliefs of the four largest religions in a “Comparative Religions” series at Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. The series continues with Islam (Feb. 23), Hinduism (March 23), and Buddhism (April 27). More info: 425-778-2148, www.beliefsandethics.com.

Mardis Gras Tea: The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Rita holds a Mardis Gras Tea, Fashion Show and Auction, 11 a.m. Feb. 25 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8517 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Tickets are $20. Proceeds go to Court St. Rita-supported charities. More info: Bernie Houghton, 425-337-3077 or houghton1@frontier.com.

Widows Project: The Widows Project launches with a luncheon event, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Mill Creek Foursquare Church, 1415 164th St., Lynnwood. The fledgling nonprofit seeks to create an online community for widows and widowers of all ages and stages in Snohomish County. RSVP requested. More info: www.facebook.com/thewidowsproject.

Black History Month: Second Baptist Church, 2801 Virginia Ave., Everett, hosts an event to celebrate Black History Month at 3 p.m. Feb. 25 that will feature a mass choir, skit and a presentation on notable African-Americans in history. More info: www.sbceverett.org, 425-259-6545.

Interfaith march: Trinity Episcopal Church hosts an interfaith Unity March in support of refugees, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 26 starting and ending at the church at 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: patricehilda@gmail.com.

World Day of Prayer: Sanctuary Covenant Church hosts a World Day of Prayer service, 10-11 a.m. March 3. The church is at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. World Day of Prayer is an annual, ecumenical event focused on prayer for peace and justice. This year’s service was written by women in the Philippines and centers on Matthew 20:1-16. The local service will be followed by refreshments and fellowship. More info: 425-252-9191.

Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series takes up a science-faith dialogue theme. The March 10 film is “Einstein and Eddington” (2008). A 6 p.m. potluck dinner is followed at 7 p.m. by the movie showing and discussion. The church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: Dana Wright, 206-356-8872.

SERVICES

Unity, Lynnwood: Guest speaker Rev. Nina Clark presents “My Walk In Faith,” Feb. 19 at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. More info: 425-741-7172, www.unityinlynnwood.org.

Unity, Everett: Author and yoga instructor Roy Holman returns with “Expanding and Stretching into the New Paradigm,” 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.

Living Interfaith: The Rev. Steven Greenebaum gives the message “Listen! Please,” 10:30 a.m. Feb. 25 at Living Interfaith Church, which meets at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. “The spiritual significance and importance of listening — to each other, to nature, to the sacred.” Services are second and fourth Saturdays (except July, August and December) and focus on a variety of faith traditions. More info: livinginterfaith.org.

MEETINGS, CLASSES

Apologetics Forum: The Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County meets next at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Chris Ashcraft, a Christian high school teacher and founder of Northwest Creation Network, will speak on “Geology and the Clash of Worldviews.” Refreshments and resources also available. More info: www.apologeticsforum.org.

GriefShare, Everett: Northshore Christian Church, 5700 23rd Drive W, hosts this support group Tuesdays through May 2. Sessions are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. More info: 425-407-1119.

GriefShare, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE, hosts this support group 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays through May 11. Registration requested. Workbooks are $15. More info: 360-659-7777, office@mtvpc.org.

Knitting: Knitters and crocheters are invited to help with monthly charitable projects, 10-11 a.m. first Saturdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4129, administrator@trinityeverett.org.

Meditation: Teachings and guided meditations in practical Buddhist methods for happiness are held 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in room 311 of the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave. Enter through Sno-Isle Food Co-op (take elevator). Suggested donation is $10, $5 for seniors, students and the unemployed. More info: 206-526-9565.

Drum circle: Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W, hosts a free monthly drum circle at 10 a.m. third Saturdays. More info: John Bumanglag, jtbsfo@gmail.com or 206-719-6449.

Chenrezig study group: The Chenrezig Project, a Tibetan Buddhist study and practice group, meets 7-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays in Monroe. More info: info@chenrezigproject.org.

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.

Bethany Christian Assembly: The downtown Everett church offers a wide variety of classes, support groups and Bible studies for men, women, children, singles, seniors, widows and others. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave. More info: bcachurch.com/classes, 425-339-3303.

Mental illness: A National Alliance on Mental Illness spiritual support group for those living with mental illness and their family and friends meets at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at North Sound Church, 404 Bell St., Edmonds. This is an interfaith group. More info: Ronn Larpenteur, 206-679-8892 or ronnlarpenteur@msn.com.

Overcoming addiction: “Eight-Step Recovery: Using Buddha’s Teaching to Overcome Addiction” is offered 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. In partnership with Northwest Buddhist Recovery. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.

Celebrate Recovery: Bethany Christian Assembly holds a Celebrate Recovery group 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the activity center at the church, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Seeking to free people from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors through the power of Jesus. More info: Pastor John Simpson, 425-330-7900.

Youth help: Trinity Lutheran Church’s Neighborhood Youth Alliance provides a safe environment for homeless and low-income school-age children to help build basic education and life skills, while their families engage in support services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. For youth ages 6 to 16 from families who are homeless or low-income. More info: 425-778-2159.

MEALS, CLOTHING

Neighbors in Need: Breakfast, clothing, groceries and showers are offered 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. More info: 425-778-2159.

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: Cornerstone Bible Church 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 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.

Clothing, Snohomish: The King’s Clothing Closet is open to the public 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturdays at Christ The King, 825 Avenue D. Free clothing for men, women and children. More info: 360-568-7271.

Clothing, Everett: Trinity Lutheran Church now offers free clothes for men, women and children at The Clothes Rack clothing closet, open 10 a.m. to noon second Tuesdays in the church’s administration building, 2324 Lombard Ave. More info: 425-252-1239.

Meals and food, Everett: A Dinner Bell meal is served at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave. Volunteers welcome. Food pantry is open 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the last two Mondays of each month. Donations welcome. More info: 425-252-7224.

Meals and showers, Everett: First Presbyterian Church of Everett holds Dinner at the Bell, a hot meal, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave. A shower trailer also is available. Toiletries offered second and fourth Wednesdays. Occasional laundry service. More info: 425-259-7139.

Breakfast, Everett: The Cove serves a free hot sit-down breakfast, open to all, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Sanctuary Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave. More info: 425-252-9191.

Community meals, Everett: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. A small food and clothing bank with fresh produce also is offered 12-2 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Community meals, Mountlake Terrace: Bethesda Community Table is a free meal served 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 23406 56th Ave. W. Breakfast is 9-10 a.m. Free groceries available many Sundays as well. More info: 425-778-6390.

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.

Soup kitchen: Salt of the Earth serves free hot meals, noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.

Meals, clothes: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Dinners are at 5 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time and at 4 p.m. during Standard Time.

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