Christmas Eve and Day church services in Edmonds

Here’s a summary of special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day church services in Edmonds this year: 2019 Christmas Week Church Services in Edmonds Calvary Chapel Edmonds 8330 212th St. S.W., Edmonds — Christmas Eve Service; Tuesday, Dec. 24; 6 p.m. Community Christian Fellowship 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds (inside Edmonds Center for the Arts) —…

Chase Lake Elementary receives donation from St. Alban’s Church Christmas Concert

The Rev. Greg Peters and Senior Warden Dan Mullene from Edmonds St. Alban’s Episcopal Church recently presented Chase Lake Elementary Community School Principal Sean Silver and Vonya King-Norton, Family Support Coordinator, with a check for $1,429 from donations received from the church’s Dec. 1 Winter’s Return Christmas concert. In addition, the school received 74 food…

North Sound Church to host Night of Remembrance Dec. 21

North Sound Church is hosting a Night of Remembrance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, the longest day of the year. The Longest Night service is designed to create space for those who have experienced loss and its accompanying sadness to acknowledge the difficulty that this time of year can bring from issues such as…

Hundreds gather in Edmonds for multi-church Thanksgiving Eve service

About 500 people gathered at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Wednesday for a multi-church service of worship, praise and teachings on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday. One Voice Night of Worship was held in the auditorium that Community Christian Fellowship uses weekly for its Sunday morning services. The church is one of 12…

South Snohomish County Thanksgiving church services

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…

Edmonds churches to present ‘One Voice’ Thanksgiving worship service Nov. 27

Twelve Edmonds congregations, in an expression of unity, are sponsoring a one-hour pre-Thanksgiving service at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m.. The public is invited to this unique community celebration as local churches join together in a time to give thanks just before the holiday. The service will include…

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…

St. Alban’s Episcopal to host Taizé service Nov. 3

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is holding a Taizé Service Sunday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. This contemporary form of worship includes music, lessons, prayers and silence. The service will include musicians from Edmonds Lutheran Church. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served following the service. St. Alban’s is located at 21405 82nd Pl. W. in Edmonds….

Faith Community Church to install new lead pastor Sept. 29

Faith Community Church will install Andrew Edmonds as its new lead pastor during the 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 service. The church is located at 10220 238th St. S.W. in Edmonds. Edmonds has served as the church’s pastor of family ministries since January 2015.  He and his wife, Jennifer, have also worked for the Edmonds…

Trinity Lutheran Church 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…

Edgewood Baptist Church hosting free rummage event Aug. 24

Edgewood Baptist Church is sponsoring a free rummage event this Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All donated items are free. In past years there has been “a broad array of clothing for all ages, shoes, toys, kitchen tools, furniture and miscellaneous goods,” the church said in an announcement. The church is…

Edmonds United Methodist Church hosting rummage sale Saturday

Edmonds United Methodist Church is hosting a rummage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug 17. The church is located at 828 Caspers St. The thrift shop inside the church — usually only open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays — will also be open Saturday for shoppers.

Edmonds Lutheran Church hosting block party July 20

Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a free community Block Party this Saturday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Activities include the Reptile Man, Hawaiian dancers, live music, games, hot dogs and popcorn. The church is located at 23525 84th Ave. W., Edmonds.

Ecumenical community vigil for immigrants July 12 at Edmonds United Methodist Church

Justice Advocates for Immigrants is hosting an ecumenical community service of prayer, music, and advocacy for those currently being held in immigration detention facilities. The event will be from 7-9 p.m., Friday, July 12, at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., in Edmonds.  According to a church announcement, the event is being coordinated with…

Reminder: Edmonds United Methodist introducing Foundry worship service June 9

On June 9, Edmonds United Methodist Church will launch a new weekly worship service that will be held on Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary. According to a church announcement, “this new service will be called Foundry and will focus on ancient formats of worship, progressive theology, and a creative contemporary aesthetic…

Scene in Edmonds: St. Alban’s donates to HopeWorks

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Edmonds presented a $628 check recently to HopeWorks Social Enterprises of Everett. Hopeworks representative Nick Montanari thanked St. Alban’s parishioners when he attended a recent Sunday service to accept the check from parish member Connie Forsberg on behalf of the congregation, which gave the donations to support HopeWorks. Hopeworks Social…

Easter services at North Sound Church

North Sound Church is having Holy Week services a follows: Maundy Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. This service will remember the Last Supper with communion and a short sermon. Good Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m. The Good Friday tenebrae service is somber and full of reflection. In a sanctuary darkened out of respect,…

St. Alban’s announces Holy Week Services

Editor’s note: We publish services for major celebrations when local religious organizations send them to us. Email yours to myedmondsnews@gmail.com. Maundy Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m. Maundy Thursday begins with an Agape Potluck Dinner with an Eastern Mediterranean theme. Baked chicken will be provided, with Potluck salads, side dishes, breads, and desserts. Please come whether you…

Edmonds United Methodist issues statement in support of its LGBTQ members

The Edmonds United Methodist Church Church Council on Wednesday issued a statement in response to the 2019 United Methodist Church General Conference vote in February to strengthen enforcement of the denomination’s “Traditional Plan” rules against ordination and marriage of LGBTQ members and punish clergy who violate those rules. An announcement issued by the Edmonds church Wednesday…

World Day of Prayer service set for March 1 at Edmonds United Methodist

Women, men, and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 1. Edmonds United Methodist Church will participate with its own service at 10 a.m. March 1 in the church sanctuary, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women…

St. Alban’s donates $700, food baskets to Edmonds Food Bank

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church recently presented a $700 check and baskets of food to the Edmonds Food Bank. Edmonds Food Bank Executive Director Casey Davis expressed her thanks to St. Alban’s parishioners when she attended a recent Sunday service to accept the check. The Edmonds Food Bank is located at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828…