Faith and church calendar
Northwest Choralons: Everett's New Beginnings Church will host a concert by the Northwest Choralons choir at 10 a.m. Sunday. The choir includes more than more 100 singers and a full band. There will be music, scripture and testimony. New Beginnings Church is at 2531 Oakes Ave., Everett. Information: 425-252-6244.
Temple Beth Or: Rabbi Jessica Marshall will lead a Tu B'Shevat celebration of the Jewish new year that recognizes trees Tuesday evening at Everett's Temple Beth Or. There will be a community dinner at 5:30 p.m., the Seder at 7 p.m. Traditionally signifying the coming of spring. Tu B'Shevat is celebrated as a "Jewish Earth Day." Discussion will cover Judaism's call for ethical food choices and sustainable living. Temple is at 3215 Lombard Ave., Everett. Information: www.TempleBethOr.org.
Spaghetti dinner: Everett's Immaculate Conception & Our Lady of Perpetual Help School will host a fundraising spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight in Mattie Hall, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2501 Hoyt Ave. Tickets $7 per person or $25 per family.
First Full Moon: The first full moon of the Lunar New Year will be celebrated Sunday at the Dia Tang Temple, a Buddhist temple in Lynnwood. The temple will open to the public at 9 a.m. Sunday. Schedule includes a dragon dance, Medicine Sutra reading, candle offering, and at 1 p.m. a vegetarian lunch. Temple is at 1705 Filbert Rd., Lynnwood. Information: http://diatangtemple.org.
Zion Lutheran School: An open house for families interested in Zion Lutheran School will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. Private Christian school offering preschool through eighth grade is at 3923 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens. Information: 425-334-5064 or www.zionls.org.
Valentine recital: Mukilteo Presbyterian Church will host a Snohomish County Music Teachers' Association student "Valentine" recital at 2 p.m. Feb. 11. Free and open to the public. Church is at 4514 84th St. SW, Mukilteo.
Crossroads Southern Gospel Quartet: These Northwest pioneers of Southern Gospel music will perform a free concert at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave, Everett. There will be 90 minutes of music and a reception. Free-will offering. Information: 425-252-3757 or www.wpceverett.com.
Ugandan Orphans Choir: will perform at Everett's Grace Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Dinner featuring African foods will begin at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 15. The church is at 8401 Holly Drive, Everett. Donations welcome; information about child sponsorship will be available. Information: www.childcareworldwide.org/index.php?page=ugandan_orphans_choir
Catholic Daughters tea: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita's Court will hold Vintage Bridal Fashion Show, silent auction, luncheon and afternoon tea Feb. 18 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8517 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Doors open 11 a.m., luncheon and tea served at noon. Cost is $18. Event supports group's charities. Information: 425-338-0779.
Mill Creek Christian Women's Connection: Meets second Thursday of each month for lunch. Next luncheon is 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Dr. Theme is "A Valentine's Day Tea." Speaker is Judi Hine, of Golden, Colo., with topic "My Plans for Mr. Right Were Wrong!" Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington seeks donations of educational, art, music and journaling materials at event. Luncheon $22; for reservations call Connie at 425-774-4571. Sponsored by Mill Creek Women's Connection & Stonecroft Ministries.
Shrove Tuesday: St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Edmonds will celebrate Shrove Tuesday Feb. 21, the eve of Ash Wednesday, with a pancake supper and other events. Pancake supper 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21. The Roving Troubadours will sing "In Praise of the Humble Pancake." Cost: $4 per adult, $2 children under 10, infants free. Donations needed for church food bank. St. Alban's is at 21405 82nd Place W., Edmonds. Information: 425-778-0371.
Discovering Christianity 101: An eight-week class offering an introduction to Christianity for believers, nonbelievers and seekers will be held at 6 p.m Mondays Feb. 6-March 19 at Zion Lutheran Church, 330 Union Ave., Snohomish. Information: 360-568-2700.
Gospel meetings: The Shoultes Gospel Hall will host Gospel meetings Sunday through Feb. 17. Meetings are 6-7 p.m. Sundays, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, and a Kids Hour 7-8 p.m. Mondays. Hall is at 5202 116th Ave. NE, Marysville. All welcome; no collections. Information: 360-653-7939.
Art of Marriage Workshop: A two-day event to help married and engaged couples and individuals understand marriage commitment will be 7-9 p.m. March 2 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 3 at Zion Lutheran School, 3923 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens. Cost $50 per couple, includes meal and refreshments. To register, contact Ann Jensen, 425-334-5064 by Feb. 13. Information: www.familylife.com/ArtOfMarriage.
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.
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 meal change: Community dinners served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. There are no more Thursday meals. The church is at 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-9191.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
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.
Community 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.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. every Friday at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
The Table free community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen 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 Road 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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