Faith and church calendar
Living Interfaith: An "Honoring Christmas" service, part of the Living Interfaith mission to recognize holy days of different religions, will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Living Interfaith meets in the Alderwood Middle School cafeteria, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Since September, the group has honored the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur and the Muslim day and month of Muharram. The "Honoring Christmas" event will include traditional carols and a talk by Bernadette Pauls, a Catholic chaplain. Hanukkah, which this year begins on Tuesday, will also be talked about during the service.
Food basket event: Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek will host hundreds of volunteers today 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 today. The church is at 4306 132nd St. SE. Information: 425-337-5373.
Advent concert: First Presbyterian Church Everett will hold a 30-minute noon Advent concert Friday 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: Northwest BoyChoir Lessons and Carols, 7:30 tonight, reserved seating, $24 adults, $19 seniors, $14 students, 206-524-3234. Second Day of Christmas Concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 27, cellist Tim Pizzichemi and violinist Sarah Pizzichemi, free. Kristen Olson, on baroque oboe, and friends, 7 p.m. Jan 8, free. Church is at 6215 196th St. SW. 425-778-2159.
Food drive: First Church of Christ, Scientist sponsoring a food drive through Monday. Drop donations at the church, 1718 Broadway, Everett, 425-252-9182.
Chanukah Celebration for People of All Abilities: A community-wide celebration led by Rabbi James Mirel, cantor David Serkin-Poole and special guests from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Temple B'nai Torah, 15727 NE Fourth St., Bellevue. All ages welcome. Sponsored by Jewish Family Service, the Seattle Association for Jews With Disabilities and Temple B'nai Torah. 206-861-3146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas at Calvary Baptist Church Everett: Mary chosen to give birth to Christ Child, Sunday; announcement of Christ's birth to the shepherds, Sunday; 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 and Dec. 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.
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 candle lighting. Music by Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir. Dec. 25 service 10:45 a.m. Church is at 27128 102nd Drive NW. 360-629-9555.
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.
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 email@example.com or [URL]www.HOME-Wa.org;http://www.HOME-Wa.org[URL].
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 [/URL]www.zionlutheranofeverett.com;http://www.zionlutheranofeverett.comCommunity dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, 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 Road, 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.">.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays
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