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Published: Saturday, November 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Faith calendar

Harvest Party: Grace Lutheran Church offers family fun and fellowship with games, crafts and food, 3-6 p.m. today. The free event includes a hot dog dinner. Parents must accompany children. The church is at 1212 Ninth Ave. N., Edmonds. More info: 425-640-3692.
Holiday bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Freeborn Lutheran Church, 2304 300th St. NW, Stanwood. More than 20 vendors plus items from church ladies. Church proceeds benefit Cocoon House, Matthew House and Friendship House. More info: 360-629-8510.
Artist show: The Northwest Artists' Holiday Show, sponsored by Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at the church, located at 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. More than 50 Pacific Northwest artists sell affordable holiday gifts. Admission is $3 and covers both days; parking and childcare are free. More info:
Family event: New Life Church, 6830 Highland Drive in Everett, holds a Family Experience and Trail Party at the 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. services Sunday. The interactive show includes live music, a funny skit, games and a Bible story. Child care available for ages 3 and younger. The Trail Party, including a free lunch, runs 12:30-2 p.m. More info: 425-355-9330.
Josephine bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 in the activity center and chapel of Josephine Sunset Home, 9901 272nd Place NW in Stanwood. Tables from Josephine residents, staff and community members selling copper and glass art, unique jewelry, olive wood from Bethlehem, raw honey and much more. Pie and lunch also available 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More info: Becky at 360-629-2126 ext. 146.
Heaven Scent Boutique: Edmonds Open Bible Church's annual holiday bazaar runs 6-9 p.m. Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9 and 1-4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church at 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Holiday and home decor, baked goods, vintage finds, collectibles, linens and more. Proceeds support local and international missions, as well as Edmonds Elementary School.
Holiday bazaar: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9 at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. A variety of vendors will be on hand. A portion of church proceeds go to scholarships and summer camp aid.
Memorial concert: The Chancel Choir from Our Savior's Lutheran Church along with the Trinity Lutheran College Concert Choir, the United Church of Christ Choir and the First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir, Senior Handbell Ringers and Chancel Handbell Choir, will participate in a Veterans Day Memorial Concert at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The concert will feature patriotic songs and anthems in honor of those who have served our country or are currently serving in the U.S. military. Admission is free to the public.
Women's luncheon: The next Mill Creek Christian Women's Connection luncheon will be held 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 20610 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The event includes the annual country fair, with proceeds benefiting Stonecroft Ministries. Music guest is Mary McRae; speaker is Lynn Franz on "Pain Brings Purpose." Cost is $22. Reservations due by Nov. 11. More info: Connie at 425-774-4571 or
112th anniversary: Second Baptist Church, 2801 Virginia Ave. in Everett, celebrates its 112th anniversary with three days of celebration, revival and dedication. Events include guest speakers 6-9 p.m. Nov. 15, a youth jam 2-5 p.m. Nov. 16, and a special Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 17, followed by a dedication of the newly remodeled Community Center (2416 California Ave.) and dinner. More info: 425-259-6545.
Fall bazaar: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15-16 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 36817 143rd Place SE in Startup. Handcrafted gifts, new and gently used Christmas decorations, bake sale, and lunch (11 a.m.-1 p.m.). Raffle tickets also will be sold at $1 each for a three-story doll house, complete with Victorian furniture, to benefit Lutheran World Relief. More info: 360-793-0534.
Craft bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Gift basket silent auction, homemade goodies and crafts, lunch and refreshments, homemade lefse and entertainment. More info: 425-252-0413.
Holiday bazaar: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16 at Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. Proceeds support Kloz 4 Kidz.
All Saints Day: Edmonds Lutheran Church celebrates All Saint's Sunday, to "remember with joy those who have gone before us," with services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Visitors and members alike are encouraged to bring pictures of the saints in their lives. The church is at 23525 84th Ave. W. More info: 425-744-8090.
Unity Everett: The Rev. Julie Montague presents the lesson "Thanks in Advance" at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. When we buy something online, we trust that it will arrive in the mail. Do we trust the Spirit that much? More info: 425-258-2244.
Unity Lynnwood: Guest speaker Rabbi Ted Falcon will present on "Unity and Judaism" at 10 a.m. Sunday. This is the second in a five-part series exploring the world's religions with an emphasis on the common thread of Divinity that unites us. The church meets at 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. More info: 425-741-7172.
Meetings, classes
Torah studies: "Touch and Go: Getting Involved Without Getting Dirty" is the topic of the next class in this series held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 per class. Chabad of Snohomish County is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: 425-640-2811,
Apologetics Forum: The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Spike Psarris will lecture on "Creation Astronomy: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God." More info:
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, through 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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Meals, clothing
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. Free warm clothing also available. A representative from Molina Healthcare will discuss health care coverage issues if needed. All are invited. The ministry also seeks donations of warm jackets, sweaters and socks, as well as volunteers.
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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