Thanksgiving holiday church services this week

Churches in South Snohomish County are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with special services and observances on both Wednesday and Thursday this week. Here is a list of what has been scheduled around the area. Thanksgiving Eve, Day church services St. Alban’s Episcopal Church 21405 82nd Pl. W., Edmonds — Thanksgiving Eve Dinner and Eucharist Service…

Free Thanksgiving meals offered at South Snohomish County churches

Three South Snohomish County churches are offering opportunities for connecting with others and enjoying a free Thanksgiving meal during the holiday week. Bethesda Lutheran Church in Mountlake Terrace regular serves a community dinner on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. The Monday, Nov. 25, meal will be a Thanksgiving dinner. Food service is…

Trinity Lutheran to hold Blessing of the Animals Sept. 29

Lynnwood’s Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Sept. 29, during it’s 10:30 a.m. service. The service is being held to commemorate St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. All are invited to bring pets, stuffed animals or photos of deceased pets to be blessed during the 10:30 a.m. service….

Reminder: Trinity Lutheran to host Arab and Muslim Contributions lecture Sept. 19

Community members are invited to attend a free lecture, “Arab and Muslim Contributions: From Antiquity to Today,” Thursday, Sept. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The lecture, from 7-9 p.m., will be led by David Fenner, an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington’s Middle East Center. The evening is…

Northwest Chamber Ensemble reSound at Trinity Lutheran Nov. 4

Join reSound, a Northwest Chamber Ensemble, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood as they explore thin places — extraordinary spiritual spaces where heaven and earth meet together through stunning music and poetry. There is a $15 suggested donation at the door. Learn more at Thin Places – reSound Events.

Vigils for Pittsburgh shooting victims set for Edmonds and Everett Nov. 1

Updated with additional event in Everett Two vigils — one in Edmonds and one in Everett — are scheduled Thursday, Nov. 1 in the wake of Oct. 27 shooting in Pittsburgh, when a gunman killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue. In Edmonds, the Edmonds Lutheran Church is holding a non-partisan, interfaith prayer…

Creekside Church holds last service at MLT location before move to Lynnwood

The members, attenders and staff of Creekside Church in Mountlake Terrace said goodbye to their home of nine years on Sunday and began a week-long process of moving to their new building in Lynnwood. Following their final Sunday morning service at their Mountlake Terrace campus, volunteers enjoyed a pizza lunch and then got to work…

Archdiocese of Seattle publishes list of clergy accused of sexual abuse

The Archdiocese of Seattle on Friday published a list of clergy and religious brothers and sisters “for whom allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been admitted, established or determined to be credible.” The diocese said it published the list as part of its “ongoing commitment to transparency and to encourage persons sexually abused…

Lynnwood Free Methodist offering free photo ornament with Santa Dec. 20

Lynnwood Free Methodist Church is offering a free family photo ornament with Santa prior to the 10:30 service on Sunday, Dec. 20. Bring your family and friends to have a free photo taken, and ornaments will be available for pickup after the service. The church is located at 6518 188th St. S.W. in Lynnwood.  

Happening nearby: Three Heirarchs Church to open this weekend

After years of planning, fundraising and building, Puget Sound’s Romanian Orthodox community will have a new home to gather and worship as the Three Heirarchs Church in Mountlake Terrace opens this weekend. The 18,104 square-foot church and cultural center, located at 6402 226th Street SW, will hold its first service – an Evensong service of…

Lynnwood Free Methodist Church presents Community Mow Day on July 25

Lynnwood Free Methodist Church is holding a Community Mow Day on July 25. If you know of anyone in the Lynnwood Community who may need help having their lawn mowed, contact the church at 425-775-3696. The service is free. Lynnwood Free Methodist Church is located at 6519 188th Street SW., Lynnwood.

Happening nearby: Sno-King Meaningful Movies present ‘Inequality for All’ on Saturday

Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents “Inequality for All,” a humorous and enlightening expose on America’s widening income gap narrated by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. The movie will be shown at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 11 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. SW., Edmonds. Admission is free. Moviegoers are welcomed to stay for…

Nimo to Perform Positive Rap Wednesday at Unity

Nimesh “Nimo” Patel, who went from a Wall Street career and international MTV stardom to an ashram in India, is bringing his “Empty Hands Music” to Unity Church in Lynnwood for a concert meant not to impress, but to inspire. Nimo will sing Rap songs that reflect his message of gratitude, oneness and kindness at…

Celebrating Our People/Latino cultural event set for Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church

The Celebrating Our People event, a free new and unifying way to celebrate and connect with all Latino cultures from Latin America that are present in Snohomish County community, will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. Join in the festivity of music, dance and more. This family friendly event invites families and…

Open Door Baptist Church hosting First Responders event on Sunday

The public is invited to join Open Door Baptist Church as it honors Lynnwood’s civil servants and first responders at a special morning service at 11:15 a.m., Sunday, May 31. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics are invited to wear their uniforms on this day and each will receive a gift in appreciation. Open Door Baptist…

Unity Church hosts Tanzania Celebration/Send-Off event on May 30

Unity Church in Lynnwood hosts a Tanzania Celebration/Send-Off from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, May 30. Enjoy African food and see a slideshow about the Zinga Project that 11 members of Unity Church in Lynnwood will be helping during their first Global Outreach project. The church will bless and celebrate their efforts in building a children’s hospital, birthing center…

Unity Church planning Tanzania trip to help build hospital, accepting donations

Unity Church in Lynnwood is planning a June trip to Tanzania, where 11 members of Unity will help build a children’s hospital, birthing center and orphanage during their first global outreach project. In partnership with International Health Partners, Unity members will contribute more than two weeks of labor to the Zinga Project, which aims to…

Clothes For Kids hosts ‘Celebrate the Children’ luncheon and auction on May 2

Clothes For Kids will be holding its fourth annual “Celebrate the Children” Luncheon & Auction Saturday, May 2 at Westgate Chapel in Edmonds. This event has a Cinco de Mayo theme— and at $12 per seat, tickets are selling fast. To reserve your tickets, call 425-741-6500 or e-mail office@clothesforkids.org. The auction will include items procured, made, and…