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…

Meadowdale HS student earns Eagle Scout Award for church project

Kristian Helleren, a member of Edmonds-based Boy Scout Troop 300, recently earned his Eagle Scout Award after building a secured parking area for church vehicles at Calvary Chapel in Edmonds. The project included leveling the land, pouring the concrete and building the fence/gate for the church parking with the goal of deterring vandalism. A senior…

Reminder: Holy Rosary Holiday Fair set for Nov. 17-18

The Holy Rosary Holiday Fair is Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be baked goods, handcrafted gifts, plus lots of “New Again” items: books, puzzles, games, jewelry, plus household items and Christmas decorations. Lunch will be served Saturday. The Holy Rosary Pastoral Center 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…

Taizé Service at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Nov. 4

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church will hold a Taizé Service at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. The service is described as “a contemporary form of worship with music, lessons, prayers and silence, making it an evening to remember.” Taizé worship originated in a monastic community in the small village of Taize, France in the 1940s….

Kids invited to Westgate Chapel Harvest Party Oct. 27

Westgate Chapel is hosting a Harvest Party for children through grade 6 from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the church, located at 22901 Edmonds Way. Kids are invited to come in costume ready to play games, jump around on inflatables, win prizes, eat candy, and have fun, the church says. Admission is $2 or…

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Edmonds Lutheran Church sponsoring community trunk or treat event Oct. 26

Edmonds Lutheran Church invites the community to a fun-filled evening of pumpkin carving, games, a juried chili-cook off and trunk or treating in the church parking lot Friday, Oct. 26. Have a bowl of chili, visit with friends, pass out candy and enjoy the children’s costumes. This event, which starts at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26,…

Reminder: Taize service at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church July 15

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is holding a Taize service at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15 at the church, 21405 82nd Pl. W. in Edmonds. A Taize service is a contemporary form of worship with music, lessons, prayers and silence. It originated in a monastic community in the small village of Taize, France in the 1940s….

Reminder: World Day of Prayer service set for March 2 at Edmonds United Methodist

Women, men, and children in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 2. Edmonds United Methodist Church will participate with its own service at 10 a.m. March 2 in the church sanctuary, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women…

Edmonds Food Bank welcomes Casey Davis as new executive director

The Edmonds Food Bank has a new director, Casey Davis. According to an announcement from the Edmonds United Methodist Church, which operates the food bank, Davis came to Western Washington almost 20 years ago with a Macaw, a dog, a 2-month-old daughter and her husband Steve. She has a broad background across many business disciplines…

Local churches to co-sponsor Lenten Lecture Series Feb. 23-24 in Edmonds

Dr. Hans Boersma, J.I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C., will be featured in a series of lectures in Edmonds on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24. In his Lenten Lecture Series, Boersma will be addressing the subject of Re-Enchanting the Universe, and the impact of modern culture in framing…