Recital: Robert MacNeal gives a vocal recital at 3 p.m. Sunday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 27201 99th Ave. NW in Stanwood. Laureen Breon of Arlington accompanies on piano. An offering will be taken to benefit a music scholarship fund. More info: 360-629-3767.
Southern Gospel concert: The Evergreen State Quartet performs 6 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The program includes hymns and contemporary gospel songs. Admission is free (a free will offering will be taken). More info: 425-252-3757.
Open house: Prince of Peace Lutheran Preschool holds a 40th anniversary open house, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 5, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. Students, teachers and families, both present and past, are invited to attend. More info: 425-338-1933.
110th anniversary: A 110th anniversary celebration will be held Oct. 6 at First Congregational Church of Maltby, 21111 86th Ave. SE in Snohomish. The one-hour church service begins at 10:30 a.m. with an afternoon gala from 12-2 p.m. All are invited. More info: 360-668-3921.
Blessing of Pets, Edmonds: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W. There will be special music (dogs often join in), a time for pets to come forward to be blessed and anointed, and a coffee hour after worship with cookies for people and pets. More info: 425-744-8090.
Blessing of the Pets, Marysville: St. Philip's Episcopal Church holds a blessing of the animals on its front lawn, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 6, and from 1-2:30 p.m. at Jones and Company Pet Store, 1340 State Ave. Treats for humans and adults, and a card to remember the blessing. More info: www.saint-philips.org.
Mission breakfast: The Everett Gospel Mission holds its annual community breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. Oct. 8 at the convention center at Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Donations will be requested. Guest speaker Paul Young is author of "The Shack" and "Cross Roads." More info and RSVP: 425-740-2500 or www.egmission.org/breakfast.
Women's luncheon: The next Mill Creek Christian Women's Connection luncheon is set for 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $22. Teri Van Ness of Hobby Lobby and speaker Juanita Hamilton are featured. Reservations required by Oct. 7. More info: Connie, 425-774-4571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taize: Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., holds a contemplative Taize worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday. More info: 425-252-7224.
Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague presents the lesson, "The Dude Abides," 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. "Here's the Good News," Montague says, "You are never alone; you have support whenever you need it." More info: 425-258-2244.
Mental health focus: North Sound Church offers a sermon series on mental health topics, "Holding on to Hope: Mental Health and the Community of Faith," on Sundays through Oct. 6. The 8 a.m. service is in the church sanctuary at Fourth and Bell streets in downtown Edmonds. The 9:30 and 11 a.m. services are held across the street at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N. Childcare available. More info: northsoundchurch.com.
Christian businessmen: The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America Everett chapter meets from 6-8 a.m. Wednesdays in the cafe at the Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St. More info: Tony, 206-948-7318.
Arts and crafts: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Health holds a No Disabled Souls art class, 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The class is designed for people with disabilities, but anyone is welcome and encouraged to join. The arts and crafts social hour will be held in Hensen Hall's Green Room at 2619 Cedar St., Everett. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.
GriefShare, Everett: Northshore Christian Church hosts a GriefShare group Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m., through Dec. 3. GriefShare helps people cope with the death of someone close. Child care available for evening sessions; RSVP required. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive W., Everett. More info: 425-407-1119.
GriefShare, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE, hosts the support group 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 3-Jan. 16. Workbooks for the 14-session series are $15. Registration is recommended. More info: 360-659-7777.
GriefShare, Snohomish: Cross View Church hosts the support group 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in its library at 604 Ave. C E., Snohomish. Cost is $20. Scholarships available. To register or for more information, call 360-568-5886.
Sharing the Caring: Spiritual support group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE in Marysville. Spiritual support for families caring for disabled loved ones at home. A safe place where people can share their frustrations freely without judgment and receive encouragement and support. More info: 360-659-7777 or Katie at 360-653-0167.
Music classes: First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish offers a community outreach program called Kaleidoscope Academy with private and group music classes in various instruments. More info: www.kaleidoscope123.org.
Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett. More info: 425-252-9182.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Open to all. More info: 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
Sanctuary Ministries: Provides gently used clothes from 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 of clothing, bedding and shoes welcome. More info: 360-386-9871.
Kloz 4 Kidz: 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.
Loaves and Fishes: A free community supper is offered 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
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.
Community meals: 5-6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. All are invited.
The Cove: A free breakfast and take-out lunch, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at First Covenant Church, 4502 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-9191.
Meals, clothes, dental: Gold Creek Community Church provides a free hot meal and sack lunches, 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days. Qualified people can sign up for free urgent dental care from a dental van that comes monthly. Ask Jessica for details and how to sign up.
Salt of the Earth: Soup kitchen is open 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. Volunteers needed. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-7224.
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