Faith & Spiritual Life: Outreach


The Hispanic and Latino Alliance presents the Rev. Emmanuel Ziga from Grace For All Nations International Ministry as guest speaker for a “Divine Encounter” 6:15 tonight at Northshore Baptist Church, 10301 NE 145th St., Bothell.

The event is free.

The Hispanic and Latino Alliance is a group of local clergy from Everett, Monroe, Lynnwood, Edmonds and Kirkland working to unite people of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The group’s goal is to help the community as pastors and as city leaders and to prepare youth events where kids from different organizations can come together and feel welcome.

For more information, call Northshore Baptist Church at 425-398-5049.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church invites its current and former members and the public to cele­brate Reunion Sunday at 10:30 a.m. April 6, part of a yearlong celebration of its 25th anniversary in the Lake Stevens area.

Former pastors, the Revs. Ernie Pihl of Everett and Jim Johnson of Spokane, along with current pastor, the Rev. Susan Kirlin-Hackett, will lead a worship service. A luncheon will follow.

The church opened in 1982 at Hillcrest Elementary School and was incorporated in 1983. The congregation moved in October 1986 to its current home at 9613 20th St. SE, at the corner of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE.

Holy Cross is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

For more information, call 425-334-6817 or go to

The Rev. Bob Dietel and deacon Phil Lewis of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church of Camano Island officiated the March 15 opening of Suzie’s Place, a Greek bistro.

Following the blessing those in attendance were treated to Suzie’s moussaka and salad.

For more information, call 360-939-0254 or go to

The new Marysville campus of New Life Center Foursquare Church held its first public service on Easter Sunday. The Marysville campus meets at 10:30 a.m Sundays at Quil Ceda Elementary School, 2415 74th St. NE, Marysville.

In addition to adult services, there are classes for children, preschool to fifth grade.

For more information, call 425-870-9322.

Everett First Presbyterian Church is celebrating 18 years in radio ministry.

April 1 will mark a milestone for the church; the 18th anniversary of its radio ministry on KRKO (1380-AM).

Music, stories, and inspirational contributions from many people over the years have been broadcast to Everett and surrounding communities. The weekly radio program airs at 8:02 a.m. Sundays.

Everett First Presbyterian Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-7139.


Northlake Christian Church presents “Evan Almighty” a modern comic retelling of the story of Noah for its movie night, 7 p.m. Friday.

Northlake Christian Church is at 19029 North Road, Bothell. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The men’s ministry sponsors the free movie showing. Hot dogs, popcorn and drinks will be available for a donation.

For more information, call 425-672-8044 or go to

Free Meals

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church offers “The Gathering Place,” a hot meal, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at 27201 99th Ave. NW, Stanwood.

The meals are prepared and served by Stanwood-Camano area churches.

For more information, call 360-629-3767.

Everett First Presbyterian Church offers “Dinner at the Bell” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Meals are prepared and served by church members.

First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-7139.

Faith Lutheran Church offers its Lunch Bunch meals from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. The church is at 6708 Cady Road, Everett.

For more information, call 425-353-4758.

Everett’s First Presbyterian Church offers a potluck meal and musical performance 6 p.m. April 18. The performance is by Liberated Wailing Wall, a evangelistic music team.

The event is free.

First Presbyterian Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-7139.

Women’s events

The American Association of University Women of Washington, Everett branch, presents a special presentation, “10 Ways to Reclaim and Sustain Your Personal Power” by Cathy Angell, a Bellingham author, photographer and motivational speaker, at 10:30 a.m. April 12 in the Everett Senior Center meeting hall, 3025 Lombard Ave.

Angell’s presentation combines storytelling, drumming and photography and provides tips on how to live more effectively, honestly and joyfully by embracing strengths and doing the things that make people feel truly alive.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 425-257-8780.

Edmonds Aglow Community Lighthouse presents “Creative Ways to Accessorize” by Sarah Williams, 7 p.m. April 7 at the Olympic Room, Harbor Inn Hotel, 130 West Dayton St., Edmonds. Those who attend are asked to bring an accessory item, such as a piece of jewelry, scarf or pin to exchange with others.

Williams is an Aglow member from the Bellevue and Kirkland area. She will share tips on how to accessorize.

Aglow is a women’s ministry serving 172 nations. The group’s international office is in Edmonds.

There is no charge for attending. No reservations needed.

For more information, call 425-422-1036.

Kitty Jones offers “Learn to Let Go and Grow,” a series of Christian-based women’s workshops for emotional recovery and personal growth.

Two eight-week workshops are scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m., one starting April 8, a second starting April 10.

Jones, a motivational speaker and registered counselor, leads the workshops. New people are encouraged to attend Thursday workshops.

The workshops take place at the Old Snohomish Library, 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish.

They are open to all women, but registration is required.

For more information, call 360-568-1636.

The Calvary Baptist Church MOPS group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.

Mothers of Preschoolers is a group intended for all mothers of infants to preschoolers or pregnant women.

MOPS child care is provided.

Calvary Baptist Church is at 3332 Colby Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-1277.

Classes and Seminars

Bethany Christian Assembly presents “Incredible Keys to Increasing Intimacy in Your Marriage and Family,” a new Sunday teaching series, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. starting Sunday.

Bethany Christian Assembly will offer seminars 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. All classes are free; study books are optional.

Seminars offered:

The Case for Christ: Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the son of God?

The Upside of Down: A women’s group on finding hope when it hurts.

When God’s People Pray: A men’s group dedicated to prayer.

Basic Christian Beliefs: The essentials of Christianity.

Bethany Christian Assembly is at 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-339-3303 or go to

Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County continues its course, “Ten Steps to the Inner You.”

The 11-week series continues at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chabad Jewish Center, 19 W. Intercity Ave., Everett. The class is open to adults; teenagers are welcome at parents’ discretion. The class is free; no registration is required.

For more information, call 425-353-7377, go to or e-mail

Everett First Presbyterian Church offers the class Unbinding the Gospel, Real Life Evangelism from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 9 to May 14.

Classes take place at the church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

For more information, call 425-259-7139.


Kadampa Meditation Center presents a series of Buddhist meditation classes entitled “Love, Desire and Attachment” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. through Monday.

The classes are offered Mondays and include meditations, teachings, discussion, and refreshments. Drop-ins are welcome.

The classes take place at Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway, Everett.

The cost is $10 per class or $5 for students, seniors and people with low incomes.

For more information, call 206-526-9565.

Church of Divine Man is offering group meditation 11 a.m. to noon Sundays.

Meditation techniques are taught to assist people in a supportive and spiritually focused environment.

Church of Divine Man is at 2402 Summit Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-258-1449.


Faith Community Church hosts Seattle Pacific University’s contemporary music rhythm section and vocal ensemble Unlimited at 9 a.m. April 6. The group, comprising 10 local university students who are vocal and instrumental artists, will perform a variety of contemporary, gospel and classic numbers.

The service is free.

Faith Community Church is at 10220 238th St. SW, Edmonds. For more information, call 206-542-8883 or e-mail


Rinjing Dorje, Tibetan storyteller and Edmonds resident, will tell Tibetan stories at 6:30 p.m. April 6 at Aloha Cafe, 6808 196th St. SW in Lynnwood.

This event is free, and Aloha Cafe will provide complimentary snacks and beverages.

For more information, call 425-712-7276 or go to

Support groups

North Creek Presbyterian Church presents a GriefShare video seminar and support group from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays for 13 weeks in the Fireside Room of the church. The cost is $12 for sessions and a workbook.

The group is designed to support those who are grieving the death of any significant person.

For more information, call 425-743-2386 or go to

GriefShare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving a death, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Church of the Nazarene, 8240 64th St. NE, Marysville.

For more information or to register, call 360-659-4629.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church offers GriefShare, a free grief support group for those suffering the loss of a loved one from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sundays through May 25.

This event is free. Registration is encouraged, but not necessary.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church is at 9613 20th St. SE, Everett. For more information, call 425-334-6817 or go to

Bethany Christian Assembly launches a series of support groups on the following topics: single motherhood, financial freedom, addictions, grief recovery and divorce care. Support groups meet 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the church.

The single moms group runs through April 30.

The financial freedom group runs through June 18.

Addictions group starts at 7 p.m. May 7 and runs through June 25.

The grief recovery group starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday and starts again Sept. 10 and runs through Oct. 15.

A divorce care group is in development and will launch soon.

Bethany Christian Assembly is at 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-339-3303.

Seniors Breakfast

St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Snohomish Seniors offer a breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 5.

The groups invite the public to bring family and friends to enjoy pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs, biscuits and gravy, ham or sausage, juice and coffee or tea.

The cost is $4 for adults and $3 children.

Snohomish Seniors and volunteers from the community will cook and serve breakfast at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine Ave.

Proceeds from the event will help support the 45 programs and services offered at the Snohomish Senior Center.

The center activities and services are temporarily located at St. Michael’s Church.

For more information, call 360-568-0934.

Rummage sale

Everett First Presbyterian Church offers its annual rummage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 and 5. Sale items include furniture, clothes and household items such as china, knick-knacks and books.

First Presbyterian Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-259-7139.

The Rev. Frank Eppley will tell of his encounter with Jesus Christ while he lay injured and alone during the Vietnam War at several local churches and restaurants in March and April:

  • Eppley will speak at a men’s breakfast by Hope Foursquare Church in Snohomish at 8 a.m. today. Reservations are required. Hope Foursquare Church is at 5002 Bickford Ave., Snohomish. For more information or to RSVP, call 425-397-6465.
  • He is also the featured speaker at the Everett and Seattle chapters’ Full Gospel Businessmen’s meeting 5:30 p.m. today at Barlee’s Restaurant in Edmonds. Bob and Madge Iverson will provide the music. Barlee’s Restaurant is at 7929 Lake Ballinger Way, Edmonds. For more information, call 425-259-2161.
  • He will speak at an old-fashioned gospel revival at 7 p.m. April 3 and 4. Both evenings will include testimony, praise and gospel music by Sheehan and will be at Abba’s Sanctuary Community Hall, 1525 N. Machias Road, Lake Stevens. Personal ministry will follow each service. For more information about the revival call 425-789-1899. or e-mail

    For more information about Eppley, e-mail or go to

    Marriage Encounter

    Warm Beach Camp invites married couples to a weekend retreat April 4 to 6. Marriage Encounter weekends provide couples practical experience and tools to sharpen their communication and build greater depth and intimacy for years to come.

    The April weekend is the second of four Marriage Encounters being offered at Warm Beach Camp in 2008; the other events are scheduled for Sept. 5-7 and Nov. 7-9. Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center offers a place for church, school, governmental and nonprofit group events.

    Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center is at 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood. For more information, call 360-652-7575 or go to

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