Churches

Reminder: St. Alban’s invites all to walk the labyrinth during Holy Week

Reminder: St. Alban’s invites all to walk the labyrinth during Holy Week

On Good Friday, April 18, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church invites all to experience mediating on Stations of the Cross while walking a labyrinth. The grass labyrinth at St. Alban’s, located at 21405 82nd Pl. W., is around the back of the church and is always open. The 14 stations represent the scriptural and traditional events of Jesus’ journey from condemnation before Pilate to his death on the Cros... »

Caring for the Caregiver seminar at North Sound Church April 26

“Caring for the Caregiver,” a seminar for anyone wanting help to find resources and plan caregiving, will be held Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-noon at North Sound Church, 404 Bell St., in downtown Edmonds. To reserve a spot, call the church office at 425-776-9800 or email parishnurse@northsoundchurch.com »

Edmonds Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt set for April 19

Edmonds Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt set for April 19

The Edmonds Lutheran Church will be sponsoring its 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 19, featuring over 20,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with stickers, candy and small toys, 400 baskets and 300 golden eggs. Singer and songwriter Eric Ode will provide children’s entertainment at the event, which is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served. The Edmonds Lutheran Ch... »

Salem Lutheran Church creating community garden, and could use your help

Salem Lutheran Church is creating a community garden at 9906 232nd St. S.W. in Edmonds, near the corner of 100th Avenue West and Edmonds Way, and they could use the community’s help. According to a church announcement: Salem Lutheran Community Garden will serve the Edmonds area and will help cultivate an appreciation for sustainable organic gardening, promote activities for a healthy lifesty... »

North Sound Church to offer financial mangement class

North Sound Church is offering a safe and supportive environment for families to work through financial challenges together. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University kicks off Wednesday, April 16. The course will run for nine weeks, meeting weekly from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 5th Place in The Gregory Building located at 505 5th Ave S, Edmonds. Anyone interested in learning more is welcome to attend the ... »

Edmonds Holy Rosary School employees, volunteers among victims of database breach

Employees and volunteers at Edmonds-based Holy Rosary School are among the victims of a database breach reported earlier this week by the Archdiocese of Seattle, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh confirmed Friday afternoon. Police have been taking reports from victims this week, and a quick check by My Edmonds News Friday showed at least 17 reports filed through Thursday alone. Holy Rosary ... »

Edmonds United Methodist plans to sell land next to church building

Edmonds United Methodist plans to sell land next to church building

The Edmonds United Methodist Church congregation has authorized the sale of approximately 2.1 acres of property directly east of the church buildings on Caspers Street and 9th Avenue, “to better focus on its ministries and to serve the community,” the church said in a news release. Church leaders said that selling the property has been under consideration “at various times”... »

12th Man reminder: Support the Edmonds Food Bank and support the Hawks

12th Man reminder: Support the Edmonds Food Bank and support the Hawks

As excitement continues to build over the Seattle Seahawks’ appearance in the Feb. 2 Super Bowl, here’s another way that Seattle-area football fans can show their superiority over the Denver Broncos — by donating the most food to their local food bank! Under the name “United in Blue,” presumably because that’s a color that both teams share, the United Methodist ... »

North Sound Church to host Super Sunday Tailgate Celebration

North Sound Church to host Super Sunday Tailgate Celebration

While Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll fires up his team for the 2014 Super Bowl this Sunday morning, North Sound Church will be warming up for two Super Sunday Tailgate Celebration services at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 4th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. Fans will gather at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and following each service volunteers from North Sound Church will serve football fans and... »

Yamamotos to offer finance class through North Sound Church

Yamamotos to offer finance class through North Sound Church

Recently retired Edmonds City Councilmember Frank Yamamoto and his wife Ailsa will be leading a finance class through North Sound Church, and the community is invited to participate. The course is based on Dave Ramsay’s Financial Peace University, which “presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be,” according to Ramsay’s... »

Reminder: Holy Rosary Church to host annual Holiday Fair this weekend

Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds is sponsoring its annual Holiday Fair Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16-17. Shop for new handcrafted gifts, baked goods and several raffle and auction items, plus “new again” offerings: Christmas decor, household treasures, jewelry, toys, puzzles, books and games. A light lunch will be available on Saturday. The fair will be at the Holy Rosary Pastoral Center, ... »

Reminder: Edmonds’ Calvary Chapel to hold craft fair Saturday

Calvary Chapel in Edmonds has scheduled its first craft fair for Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Five Corners location, 8330-212th St. S.W. Among the items for sale, just in time for holiday giving, will be photography, ceramics, jewelry, handmade doll clothes, crocheted and knitted items, and collectible figurines. There will also be a prize raffle for craft booth items. Food and espresso will also be av... »

Church volunteers spruce up cemetery headstones

Church volunteers spruce up cemetery headstones

About two dozen volunteers from Edmonds’ Westgate Chapel spent their Saturday morning at Edmonds Cemetery cleaning gravestones of those buried at the City of Edmonds-owned facility. According to City Parks Manager Rich Lindsay, volunteer efforts like these are much appreciated in light of recent city budget cuts to its seasonal park maintenance staff. You can learn more about volunteering on... »

Pets can be blessed at Edmonds Lutheran Church service Oct. 6

Pets can be blessed at Edmonds Lutheran Church service Oct. 6

To recognize the life and work of St. Francis of Assisi, Edmonds Lutheran Church will hold a Blessing of Pets Service Sunday, Oct. 6 a 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. St. Francis was revered as the patron saint of animals, and the service will include music and biblical readings. There will be special music (dogs often join in), a time for pets to come forward to be blessed and anointed, and a ... »

Volunteers get busy at Edmonds City Park Saturday

Volunteers get busy at Edmonds City Park Saturday

Dozens of volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Shoreline Congregation, which includes members from Edmonds, Shoreline and other nearby cities, spent their Saturday morning sprucing up Edmonds City Park. Led by former Edmonds City Councilmember Richard Marin, the volunteers sanded and painted 66 metal guard rails — each one 20-feet long — located between the p... »

National Day of Service for Edmonds Lutheran Church

National Day of Service for Edmonds Lutheran Church

Edmonds Lutheran Church participated in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s (ELCA’s) National Day of Service on Sunday, Sept. 8 that included a variety of outreach activities. Church members did landscaping projects, housekeeping and deep-cleaning for elderly neighbors, repaired broken mailboxes, pressure washed and painted decks, and cleaned rooftops and gutters. The congrega... »

North Sound Church to present mental health series starting Sunday

Disordered thoughts, psychotic episodes, paralyzing anxiety, debilitating depression and even thoughts of suicide. On Sundays this fall, North Sound Church will examine mental illness as part of its series “Holding on to Hope: Mental Health and the Community of Faith.” The speakers are Pastor Barry Crane and clinical psychologist, Sarah Groen-Colyn, PhD., who practices in Edmonds. The series start... »

Edmonds Sustainability Heroes: Edmonds United Methodist Church Green Team

Edmonds Sustainability Heroes: Edmonds United Methodist Church Green Team

(Cynthia Pruitt and Jim Stevens, two members of the Mayor’s Climate Protection Committee of Edmonds, interviewed Carolyn Chapel and Gayla Shoemake, members of the Green Team at the Edmonds United Methodist Church. The goal was to learn this group’s success story with increasing energy efficiency and sustainability at the church. The following article describes their motivation, efforts, and result... »

Edmonds Calvary Chapel to host carnival this Saturday

Calvary Chapel in Edmonds is sponsoring a free carnival from noon-3 p.m. this Saturday, July 27. Enjoy an afternoon of game booths, a bouncy house, cotton candy, dunk tank, face painting, popcorn and more. Calvary Chapel is located at 8330 212th St. S.W. at Five Corners. »

Goal of May 5 benefit concert: Raise money to send kids from military families to summer camp

“Because of the Brave,” a benefit concert for Operation Xtreme at CRISTA Camps, will be presented on Sunday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. Operation Xtreme offers school-aged military children the opportunity to spend a week at summer camp and experience paintball, dirt bikes, horses, team-building and nightly firesides, fr... »

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