Faith Calendar for Nov. 26 to Dec. 10, 2016


Hymn sing: The next Bethany Christian Assembly Hymn Sing is 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at the church, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Special guests are Vision 3, Straighter Road, Dawn Helin, 4-year-old Anisten Lincoln, and Lillie Knauls. Seating is first-come, first-served. More info: 425-339-3303.

Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s Reel World Cinema Series explores the Muslim experience this fall. The Dec. 2 film is “Traitor” (2008). Each event includes a 6 p.m. potluck dinner followed at 7 p.m. by a movie showing and discussion at the Everett church, located at 2936 Rockefeller Ave. More info: Dana Wright, 206-356-8872.

Craft fair: The St. Nicholas Day Craft Fair is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Kids can meet St. Nicholas. Hand-crafted gifts, baked goods, a holiday train display, and High Tea savories and desserts from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. More info: 425-252-4129.

Islam and women: A free dinner and lecture on “Islam through the eyes of Muslim women” is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W. The panel is expected to include five Muslim women from a variety of backgrounds. This is part of a series on “Islam, Christianity and Friendship” offered by the church and the Muslim Association of Puget Sound. RSVP appreciated but not required. More info: 425-744-8090.

Bazaar, Everett: Cascade View Presbyterian Church holds its annual Christmas bazaar, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at 1030 E Casino Road. Gifts, ornaments, handmade goods, food, artwork, cards and more. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army, Cocoon House, Pathways for Women, Matthew House and Shower to the People. More info: 425-355-5352.

Hip hop concert: Barnabas and Amy T perform a hip-hop Christmas show, 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at Calvary Snohomish, which meets at 17210 Highway 9 in Snohomish. Ice cream and treats after the show. More info:

Celtic concert: A Celtic Christmas Concert to benefit the Chase Lake Community School Safety Net program is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Place W, Edmonds. Admission is your donation to the Safety Net program, which provides food, clothing and extra help with homework for school families who live below the poverty level. More info: 425-778-0371,

Nativity Festival: The Arlington Nativity Festival runs 6-9 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9, 12-9 p.m. Dec. 10 and 3-9 p.m. Dec. 11 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Arlington Stake Center, 17222 43rd Ave. NE. Hundreds of nativities from all over the world will be displayed along with a live nativity. Kids activities, costumes, music and more. Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 11. Free admission and parking. More info:

Bazaar, Edmonds: Pick up a gift or two at a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. Find arts, crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies and Christmas and attic treasures.

Bake sale: Ebenezer Lutheran Church holds a bake sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10. The church is at 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Baked goods include pies, cakes, cookies, fudge, jam, breads, Scandinavian desserts and more. Also, gift items, lunch, raffle, door prizes. A portion of proceeds benefits Housing Hope and Little Hungry Hearts. More info: 425-334-0421.

Dance performance: Reflections School of Dance holds its “Uncontainable Gift” holiday dance performance, 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Snohomish High School, 1516 Fifth St. RSVP requested. Admission is $10 at the door. A portion of proceeds benefit Youth Unlimited. More info: 425-338-9056,

‘Messiah’ concert: The choirs from Ebenezer Lutheran and Holy Cross Lutheran churches present selections from Handel’s “Messiah” at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 9613 20th St. SE, Lake Stevens. More info: 425-334-6817.

Music festival: A Christmas Music Festival featuring the Boeing Employees Choir is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at Cedar Cross United Methodist Church, 1210 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek. Free will offering. More info: 425-338-7845.

Women’s luncheon: The next Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection luncheon is 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Shawn O’Donnell’s restaurant, 122 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost is $17. Reservations due Dec. 8. Tea, harp music and Jeannie Bargen as speaker on “The Joys and Jolts of Genuine Friendship.” More info: Connie, 425-774-4571 or


Living Interfaith: Bill Griffith shares for a Baha’i service “Honoring Abdul’ Baha” at Living Interfaith Church, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Services are second and fourth Saturdays (except July, August and December) and focus on a variety of faith traditions. More info:

Unity, Lynnwood: Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held presents “Always Do Your Best,” Nov. 27 at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. The lesson draws on the work of Don Miguel Ruiz and his book “The Four Agreements.” Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. More info: 425-741-7172,

Unity, Everett: Author and speaker Cate Montana speaks on “Ego, Evolution, and Politics: Making Sense of Our Times,” 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. “The current global political situation may look crazy and feel crazy, but there are evolutionary forces at work taking us where we want to go.” More info: 425-258-2244,


Knitting: A knitting and crocheting group that meets at Trinity Episcopal Church will meet 10-11 a.m. Dec. 10 instead of Dec. 3. The group meets monthly, typically first Saturdays, to work on charitable projects. The church is at 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4129,

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, 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:

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:, 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

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,

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

Celebrate Recovery, Mukilteo: Mukilteo Four Square hosts a Celebrate Recovery group 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Free dinner, large group teaching and testimony, small gender-based share groups, kids church. “Open to all who have hurts, habits, and hang-ups.” The church is at 4424 Chennault Beach Road. More info:

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.


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 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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