Organist Julia Brown in recital at Trinity Lutheran Church July 10

TLCS Artists at the Organ will present Julia Brown in recital on the Pasi organ at 7 p.m.Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. In demand as a historical keyboardist and collaborative artist, Brown has appeared in concert in North and South America and in Europe. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brown studied…

Silver Creek Family Church hosting NERF Battle Royale for students May 15

Lynnwood’s Silver Creek Family Church is opening its doors to all 7th-12th graders on Sunday, May 15, for a free campus-wide NERF Battle Royale. The event will take place across the entire church property: on the field, in the parking lot and in the church building. As kids are eliminated, the boundaries will shrink down…

Restoring Hearts Women’s Conference at Lynnwood’s Northwest Church May 14

Lynnwood’s Northwest Church and Community Center is hosting the Restoring Hearts Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 14. New Life Live’s Dr. Sheri Keffer will be the keynote speaker at the conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to select from multiple in-depth breakout sessions presented by expert Christian counselors and ministry leaders in the area of…

Open Door Baptist Church hosting special Mother’s Day service

Lynnwood’s Open Door Baptist Church is inviting all families to a celebration of mothers on Sunday, May 8. Open Door’s preschool class will be performing “Why My Mom is Special.” Music, professional family photos, snacks and a selfie booth will be available to all families. Each mother will also receive her own bouquet of flowers…

Red Dress art installation focuses on missing, murdered Indigenous women

This post was updated on May 11, 2022, with information regarding Kyra Isaac, who developed the event. Community members came together May 4, to remember the thousands of Indigenous women who go missing every year without a trace. Edmonds Lutheran Church created an art installation titled “The Red Dress Project” to honor these women. Around…

Silver Creek Family Church welcomes hundreds to annual Easter egg hunt

Lynnwood’s Silver Creek Family Church Saturday welcome hundreds of familieswho wanted to participate in Easter activities. The parking lot was packed, and a line wrapped around the property as eager children waited for their turn to find as many Easter eggs as possible. The church’s back field was sectioned by age group. Every 5-10 minutes, new…

Reminder: Lynnwood churches hosting Easter egg hunts this weekend

Two churches in Lynnwood are hosting Easter egg hunts this weekend, and everyone is invited. Silver Creek Family Church is hiding 10,000 candy-filled eggs in its back field this Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m., and children are urged to come find as many as possible. From 10 a.m. to noon, groups of 10-15 children…

Maple Park Church welcomes all for Easter Sunday fellowship

Lynnwood’s Maple Park Church is having a jam-packed Easter Sunday, and all are welcome to join in the festivities. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. for a hot breakfast, followed by a children’s Easter egg hunt at 9:30 a.m. There will be various activities for both kids and families. Freshly cut flowers will be available…

Silver Creek Family Church hiding 10,000 eggs for annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lynnwood’s Silver Creek Family Church is hiding 10,000 candy-filled eggs in its back field this Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m., and every child in the community is welcome to come find as many as possible. From 10 a.m. to noon, groups of 10-15 children will take turns searching for the hidden treats. The first…

Holy Week and Easter services at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church has announced its Holy Week and Easter services the week of April 10-17. Palm Sunday, April 10, at 10 a.m. Worship with palm procession Maundy Thursday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. Easter Day, April 17 at 10 a.m. Worship with special music from brass and choir. For more information,…

Community Transit grants 12 surplus vehicles to local nonprofit groups through Van GO program

Community Transit awarded 12 surplus vans to local nonprofit organizations at its board of directors meeting last week. These groups will use the vehicles to provide transportation support for people all throughout Snohomish County. The Van GO program earmarks retired Community Transit vanpool vans or paratransit vehicles that are otherwise sent to surplus auction. The…

Reminder: Trinity Lutheran Church and schools continuing 100-Mile Challenge

Starting Nov. 1, you’re invited to walk, run, bike, hike or swim 100 miles (or more) during the Lynnwood-based Trinity Lutheran Church and schools 100-Mile Challenge benefiting the local community. Participants are asked to seek sponsors to support their challenge, and all sponsor contributions go to Edmonds and Lynnwood food banks and Cocoon House. Take the challenge with family and friends…

Community comes through with birthday kit donations for foster children

A community service project to create birthday kits for Western Washington foster children was deemed a success by event organizers who gathered last weekend to assemble the donations. “Our community really came through to benefit youth who need a hand and deserve to celebrate their birthdays,” said Baily Sattler, who organized the service component of the…

Edmonds church hosting a Welcome Kit Drive for Afghan refugees

Community Christian Fellowship of Edmonds is hosting a Welcome Kit Drive, in tandem with World Relief Seattle, to help welcome the incoming refugees that are being displaced because of the situation in Afghanistan. The church is asking for people to bring either a kitchen or a bedroom welcome kit, but if they can’t afford whole…

Community invited to Tewahedo Church annual festival May 9

The Debre Bisrat St. Gabriel Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church are inviting the Lynnwood community to their annual Debre Bisrat festival at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 9 at the church, located at 19425 36th Ave. W. in Lynnwood. The church now occupies the former Masonic Temple, a historic building that has been in Lynnwood…

Sponsor spotlight: Maplewood Presbyterian Church to reopen for in-person worship May 2

Maplewood Presbyterian Church will reopen for in-person worship services on May 2, 2021. The service begins at 10 a.m. Members and friends are welcome (and everybody is a friend!).                                   Location                           19523 84th Ave. W.                         Edmonds, WA 98026                                    Phone                              425-778-5248                                     Email                   office@maplewoodpres.org                                   Website                    www.maplewoodpres.org — Sponsored by…

South County churches offering in-person Christmas services

With the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting government mandates, churches throughout South Snohomish County have had to alter how they meet for worship, study and fellowship. Nearly all have some type of online presence for weekly services while some are still able to meet in-person – with certain restrictions. But the upcoming Christmas season has brought…

Nov. 7: St. Alban’s Church in Edmonds drive-by food drop for local food banks

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Edmonds is holding another “Drive-By Food Drop” event Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to collect contributions for food banks that serve surrounding communities in Snohomish and King County. Based on the success of several previous drives, this food drop provides everyone with an opportunity to support…

Catholic Community Services offer free diapers, baby formula to families in need

Catholic Community Services and the PREPARES Program have received special funding from the Community Foundation of Snohomish County to distribute emergency baby diapers, wipes and baby formula to Snohomish County families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The organizations are working with community partners to distribute resources at sites throughout Snohomish County.  South County families in…

Inslee announces limited outdoor religious services are now allowed

Gov. Jay Inslee Wednesday announced the state’s plan for restarting religious and faith-based services for Phases 1 and 2 of Washington’s “Safe Start” reopening plan. Beginning Wednesday, religious and faith-based organizations in Phase 1 counties — including Snohomish — may host up to 100 people for outdoor services. In Phase 2, they can host up…

Reminder: Directory of churches live-streaming Easter Sunday services

Churches around the world are preparing for the most significant holiday on the Christian calendar: Easter Sunday. Local church members, attendees and visitors will have to celebrate Easter with their fellow congregationalists via the web as state-mandated restrictions on gatherings have put a stop to in-person church services.  Here’s a listing of churches in Brier,…

With COVID-19 restrictions, Trinity Lutheran Church finding new ways to engage those in need

With multiple worship services on Sundays, preschools for two different age groups from infants to preschoolers during the week, pastoral ministries from counseling to crisis care and outreach programs for the elderly, the homeless and others in need, Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood keeps a busy schedule in its mission of “Building. Belonging. Becoming.” But…