Food basket event: Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek will host hundreds of volunteers Dec. 17 to pack and deliver groceries to low-income families in south Snohomish County. Church members raised $10,000 to fund the Holiday Food Basket Program in partnership with Volunteers of America. Baskets will be assembled from 8 to 10 a.m. and delivered by volunteers from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 17. The church is at 4306 132nd St. SE. Information: 425-337-5373.
Christmas music in Marysville: Bethlehem Lutheran Church will host a Christmas Cantata Presentation, "The King of Who I Am," at 8:30 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. Sunday. Program includes the Chancel Choir, Praise Team, Chimes of Faith, Alleluia Strings, soloists and narration, followed by a reception. The church is at 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville.
Advent concerts: First Presbyterian Church Everett will hold 30-minute noon Advent concerts Dec. 16 and Dec. 23 in the sanctuary. All are welcome. Church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave.
Concerts in Lynnwood: Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood will host the following concerts: Sacred Music Chorale, "Rejoice!" 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $15 adults, $13 students and seniors, younger than 17 free. "Ahmal and the Night Visitors," 7 p.m. Sunday, $12 adults, $8 children and seniors; Providence Classical Christian School Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, free; Northwest BoyChoir Lessons and Carols, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, reserved seating, $24 adults, $19 seniors, $14 students, 206-524-3234. Church is at 6215 196th St. SW. 425-778-2159.
Christmas show: Free performance featuring illusionist Brock Gill at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Edgewood Baptist Church, 20406 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Free child care. 425-776-5104 or email@example.com
Food drive: First Church of Christ, Scientist sponsoring a food drive through Dec. 19. Drop donations at the church, 1718 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-9182.
Christmas at Calvary Baptist Church Everett: Mary chosen to give birth to Christ Child, Sunday; announcement of Christ's birth to the shepherds, Dec. 18; candlelight Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m. Dec. 24; historic arrival of the three kings to see and worship Jesus, Dec. 25. Church is at 3332 Colby Ave.
Christmas at First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish: Chancel Choir will sing portions of Handel's "Messiah" during Advent, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 and 24. Christmas Eve: 5 p.m. family candlelight service, 9 p.m. traditional candlelight service. Church is at 1306 Lake View Drive. 360-568-6498 or www.snopres.org
Blue Christmas: Stanwood United Methodist Church will hold its Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 for anyone experiencing grief, sadness or other personal pain. Church is at 27128 102nd Drive NW. 360-629-9555.
Mill Creek Longest Night Service: Advent Lutheran Church Stephen Ministry will present a Longest Night Service at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 for people struggling during the holidays with grief, illness, job loss or other challenges. There will be prayers, sharing, Scripture and music. All are welcome. The church is at 4306 132nd St. SE. Information: 425-337-5373.
Christmas Eve Stanwood: Two candlelighting services will be held Dec. 24 at Stanwood United Methodist Church: 5:30 p.m. service in Fellowship Hall, suitable for families with children, and traditional 10 p.m. service in sanctuary with carols and candlelighting. Music by Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir. Dec. 25 service 10:45 a.m. Church is at 27128 102nd Drive NW. 360-629-9555.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas: St. Rita Court of Everett meets at 9:45 a.m. third Saturday of the month at Washington Oakes Retirement Home. 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.
Chabad of Snohomish County: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Torah study with Rabbi Zevi Goldberg, 22225 100th Ave. W., Edmonds. www.jewishsnohomish.com or 425-967-3036.
Harvest Time Church temporary location: Lynnwood church has moved to Main Hall of Everett Trade Building, 2810 Lombard Ave., Everett. Services 11 a.m. Sundays. www.harvesttimechurch.org.
Hindu Temple and Cultural Center: Open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekends. Temple is at 3818 212th St. SE, Bothell. www.htccwa.org or 425-483-7115.
Homeschooling support group: Home Oriented Meaningful Education meets at 7:15 p.m. second Tuesdays of the month at Parkridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Rd., Bothell. Information: Heidi Curnutt at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.HOME-Wa.org.
Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-9182.
Living Interfaith Church: Services 11 a.m. second and fourth Sundays of the month at Alderwood Middle School, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. www.livinginterfaith.org.
Masjid Umar al-Farooq: Prayers, Islamic holiday celebrations and special events. 5507 238th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. www.farooqmasjid.org or 425-776-6162.
DivorceCare: 7 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays at First Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. Those going through divorce can find help and healing. 425-252-9191 or email@example.com.
Mommy's Day Out: Program for children 2 to 10. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration $50, $95 charge per month. 425-334-9422.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Home School Support Group: Meetings at 6:45 p.m. every fourth Sunday at South Everett Neighborhood Center, 6315 Fleming St., Suite B, Everett. Members visit, pray the Rosary and discuss Catholic homeschooling. Tiffany Webb, 425-397-7249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sikh Center of Seattle: Satsangs are held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at 20412 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-487-4878 or www.sikhcenterofseattle.org.
Support group for caregivers: Daytime group 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group 6 p.m. last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Rd., Everett. Prayer, Bible study and sharing. 425-355-6005.
FREE MEALS, CLOTHES
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Everett First Covenant Church community dinner: 5 to 7 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-9191.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Rd., Bothell. 425-672-8044.
First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Free community lunch: Noon to 1 p.m. with social hour from 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month. Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Rd., Everett. 425-353-4758.
Food bank: 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Marysville Free Methodist Church, 6715 Grove St. All are welcome. Volunteers needed. Bill, 360-657-3963.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. every Friday at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
Free community dinner at The Table: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Free community supper: Loaves and Fishes from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Interfaith Dinner Bell: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. 425-355-1042.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month at 17146 Beaton Rd. SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Donations of new and gently used clothing accepted during open hours or by arrangement. SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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