Reformation anniversary: Professor Michael Halvorson of Pacific Lutheran University shares the history and drama of Martin Luther’s life and the world-changing Protestant Reformation, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Stanwood, 27201 99th Ave. NW. Free-will offering for lunch. RSVP requested. More info: 360-629-3767.
Luncheon: A “Luncheon and Fashions of the Early Oscars” event is set for noon Oct. 7 at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 23406 56th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. Cost is a suggested $12.50 donation. Proceeds go to a hospital. More info: 425-778-6390.
Benefit concert: A barber shop concert featuring the Sweet Adelines and Seattle SeaChordsmen to benefit Operation Smile is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at 92nd Street Church of Christ, 42269 92nd St. NE, Marysville. Donations will be taken at the event for the nonprofit that helps children in developing nations who were born with cleft palate. More info: Dennis Niva, 360-618-3328.
Blessing of pets: A Blessing of Pets service is at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W. Donations of pet items to benefit the Everett Animal Shelter are encouraged. More info: 425-744-8090.
Donation drive: Instead of bringing your donation pile to Goodwill, bring it to Edmonds Lutheran Church on Oct. 8. Donations still will end up at Goodwill, but the nonprofit will donate $600 to the Chase Lake Safety Net program if donors fill a 28-foot truck. The donation drive runs noon to 4 p.m. at 23525 84th Ave. W, Edmonds. More info: 425-744-8090.
Anniversary concert: A concert “Celebrating God’s Love for 125 Years” — featuring five Everett churches celebrating their 125th anniversaries — is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Other featured churches are First Baptist Church, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Our Savior’s Lutheran, and Trinity Episcopal. There will be a combined choir directed by Steve Torrence, a hymn sing led by John P. Sinkevitch, and a first-person drama about Everett in 1892. Freewill offering to benefit Catholic Community Services and Housing Hope. More info: 425-259-7139.
CROP Walk: The 20th annual Snohomish CROP Hunger Walk kicks off with a Dine Out fundraiser, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at participating Snohomish restaurants. Mention the event at the start of your meal and a percentage of your bill will go to the Snohomish Community Kitchen and other hunger relief causes. Participating restaurants are Scarlett’s, Cabbage Patch, Andy’s Fish House, and Snohomish El Paraiso. The walk event itself is Oct. 15. More info: www.crophungerwalk.org, or Pat Sanvik at 425-760-9540.
Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series takes up a “Demagoguery and Democracy” theme. The Oct. 13 film is “Citizen Kane” (1942). 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.
Benefit concert: A benefit concert paying tribute to the late songwriter Rich Mullins is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Admission is free. A freewill offering will benefit Cocoon House. More info: 425-743-2386.
Reformation concert: A Musical Celebration of the Reformation is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Stanwood, 27201 99th Ave. NW. The choir will perform with special guests, including Father William Treacy. More info: 360-629-3767.
Baha’i festival: Baha’is of Snohomish County plans a Light of Unity Festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Baha’i faith. The festival is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Northwest Music Hall, 1402 Everett Mall Way. Enjoy music and artistic performances. Admission is free. More info: www.facebook.com/Lightof UnityWA.
Gospel Light anniversary: Gospel Light Church celebrates 75 years of ministry in downtown Everett in October. Special services continue with area pastor Rev. Darcy Haisley (Oct. 8), original church member and senior pastor since 1956 Rev. Newton Waldrop (Oct. 15), evangelist and musician Rev. LeRoy Blankenship (Oct. 22), and fourth-generation pastor Rev. Jared Waldrop from Tennessee (Oct. 29). The church is at 2801 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-8244.
Unity, Lynnwood: Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held presents the lesson “Unity Talk II,” Oct. 8 at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. A pet blessing by Father Dan Duval follows the second service. More info: 425-741-7172, www.unityinlynnwood.org.
Unity, Everett: Minister and recovery coach Merrilee O’Brien presents “Live the Life You Are Intended to Live,” 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. “Creating a content happy life full of love and light.” More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Living Interfaith: “Celebrating Baha’u’llah’s Birth,” a Baha’i service, is at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at Living Interfaith Church. The church meets 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: living interfaith.org.
Women’s Bible study: A women’s Bible study using the book, “Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely,” meets 10:30 a.m. to noon or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 10 to Nov. 14, at Gospel Light Church, 2801 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-8244.
Men’s breakfast: A free men’s breakfast is offered 8:30 a.m. third Saturdays at River of Life Church, 5218 S Second St., Everett. Meet other men and share food, fellowship and encouragement. More info: Duane at 360-862-3674, or email@example.com.
Celebrate Recovery, Snohomish: Snohomish Church of the Nazarene offers a Celebrate Recovery group, a free support program for those overcoming many kinds of “hurts, habits and hang-ups.” The church is at 1017 13th St. More info: snoaz.org/CR.
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., Everett. Seeking to free people from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors through the power of Jesus. More info: Pastor John Simpson, 425-330-7900.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meditation: Buddhist meditations and teachings are held 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave., above the Sno-Isle Food Co-op. A branch class of Kadampa Meditation Center of Seattle. Suggested donation is $10, $5 for seniors, students and the unemployed. More info: 206-526-9565.
Healing circle: Happy Hearts Healing Circle is a weekly gathering open to all to lend support through the ups and downs of life, 7:15 p.m. Mondays at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
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, email@example.com or 206-719-6449.
Buddhist study group: The Chenrezig Project, a Tibetan Buddhist study and practice group, meets online 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays (real-time and collaborative) and in person 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in Monroe. All are welcome. More info: www.chenrezigproject.org, firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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.
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.
Snohomish County: Find a comprehensive list of Snohomish County food banks, meal programs, clothing services and more, including many churches, via the Snohomish Community Food Bank’s website, tinyurl.com/SnohCoHelp. More info: Dial 211.
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 and vegetables, clothes and toiletries are offered 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. 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.
Community meal, Edmonds: Annie’s Community Kitchen, a service of Edmonds Lutheran Church, provides a free hot meal 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 23525 84th Ave. W. Volunteers welcome; help is needed each day of the week. More info: Bob Snyder, 425-772-0561.
Community meal, 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 meal, Lake Stevens: The free Lake Stevens Community Supper is served 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community meal, 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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