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…

Taize Prayer Service at St. Alban’s Jan. 21

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is holding a Taize Prayer Service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21. All are invited to experience this contemporary form of worship with chants, scripture, repetition, silence and contemplation. Taize worship originated in a monastic community in the small village of Taize, France in the 1940s. According to a St. Alban’s…

Hallelujah! Handel’s Messiah Sing-a-long comes to Edmonds Dec. 17

The Music Ministry team at Edmonds United Methodist Church invites all to a Messiah Sing-Along concert Sunday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. from this great masterwork by George Frederick Handel. The sing-a-long is led by Director of Music Ministries David Hendri, and organist Hyun-Ja Choi. Bring your own musical score or borrow one from the…

Dec. 2 holiday benefit concert will raise funds to combat human trafficking

North Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. The concerts are a benefit for Rescue:Freedom International, a local non-profit “committed to the idea that…

Reminder: Edmonds church sponsoring Gender Diversity Parent Panel Oct. 22

If you have child who is exploring their gender identity, you yourself have changed gender identities or you have been part of someone’s support system, you are invited to join the discussion on gender diversity Sunday, Oct. 22 at Edmonds United Methodist Church The event, which starts at 11:45 a.m., will feature the educational resource…

Edmonds Lutheran Church hosting Goodwill fundraiser for Chase Lake School Oct. 8

Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a Goodwill drive fundraiser this Sunday, Oct. 8 to benefit Chase Lake Community School’s Safety Net Program, which helps school families in distress. The fundraiser, which runs from noon-4 p.m., takes advantage of a Seattle Goodwill program only for schools. You can bring most everything to the donation drive, provided…

Holy Trinity Edmonds to host first worship service at new location June 17

Holy Trinity Edmonds will host its first worship service in the church’s new location at 657 Daley St. this Saturday, June 17 at 6 p.m. According to church pastor Ryan Brotherton, Bishop Kevin Allen will consecrate the new space and Rev. David Pileggi of Christ Church Jerusalem deliver the sermon. Holy Trinity Edmonds started services…

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church to hold Taize Prayer Service May 21

A Taize Prayer Service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 21,  at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Pl. W. in Edmonds. The service is a contemporary form of worship with chants, scripture, repetition, silence and contemplation. Taize worship originated in a monastic community in the small village of Taize, France in the…

Edmonds Lutheran Church to host family-friendly Rainbow Bingo April 1

Edmonds Lutheran Church will host Rainbow Bingo on April 1 from 7-9 p.m. “This event is a celebration of the diversity in our neighborhood and an expression of welcome to the LGBTQ community in particular,” the church said in an announcement.. Proceeds from the family-friendly event will benefit Annie’s Community Kitchen, a free dinner that…

And the winners of the pinewood derby are…

Calvary Chapel Edmonds at Five Corners sponsored a free pinewood derby race of miniature cars Saturday at the church. The winners are as follows: First place Remaliah Mecham, Lynnwood Second place Aiden Mendez, Edmonds Third place Halle Hagos, Shoreline — Photos by Ken Sjodin

Edmonds church sponsoring pinewood derby March 18

Calvary Chapel Edmonds at Five Corners is holding a free pinewood derby on Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m. at the church, 8330 212th St. S.W. The church is also sponsoring a help-you-build session for the miniature car race on Saturday, March 4 at 10 a.m. There is a $7 donation requested for materials.

Sandy Brown appointed lead pastor at Edmonds United Methodist Church

The Rev. Dr. Sanford “Sandy” Brown has been appointed permanent lead pastor at Edmonds United Methodist Church. Brown, who has been serving Edmonds UMC as interim lead pastor for the past seven months, most recently served the historic First United Methodist Church of Seattle. He is a graduate of the University of Washington (BA, 1978)…

St. Alban’s to hold Celtic-style evening prayer service Feb. 12

Edmonds’ St. Alban’s Episcopal Church invites the community to attend a Celtic-style evening prayer service called Selah at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. Selah is a worship service that combines silent prayer, simple choruses and hymns with readings from Scripture and prayers in the Christian Celtic tradition. The word “selah” is likely a musical term…

Church dedicates new North Sound Center as ‘place of worship and comfort’

It’s been more than a decade in the making, but this Sunday Edmonds’ North Sound Church officially opened and dedicated its North Sound Center at the corner of 4th Avenue and Bell Street during regular worship services. Formerly the Edmonds Conference Center, the North Sound Church had rented space in the building since 2004 from…

North Sound Center to be unveiled at former Edmonds Conference Center Jan. 29

North Sound Church in Edmonds will celebrate the grand opening of its new North Sound Center facility at the former Edmonds Conference Center this Sunday, Jan. 29 during 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. dedication services. All are invited to attend either service and see the new space, which the church has spent the past year…

Edmonds Lutheran Church to present lecture on Islam and Muslim women Dec. 3

Edmonds Lutheran Church will present “Islam Through the Eyes of Muslim Women,” a free dinner and lecture on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The panel of Muslim women includes: Aneelah Afzali, an attorney and graduate of Harvard Law School, who currently serves as an interfaith leader, social justice advocate, strategic adviser, community educator, motivational…

Wounded Warrior Project presentation at United Methodist Church Nov. 3

Edmonds United Methodist Church invites all to honor veterans by attending a special presentation on the Wounded Warrior Project at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3 in the church library. The speaker is Deacon Roy Harrington Harrington, who along with being a retired Army Colonel, serves as a part-time chaplain at the VA Hospital and a…

Faith Community Church to host Halloween night open house

Faith Community Church is hosting an open house on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The church will be decorated as a kid-friendly haunted house and trick-or-treating will take place at over 10 doors all throughout the building. Refreshments and desserts will also be served in their fellowship hall. Families and kids of…

Sustainability Heroes: Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation ‘walking their talk’

(On July 22, 2016, Cynthia Pruitt and Hank Landau, members of the Mayor’s Climate Protection Committee of Edmonds interviewed Gayle Leberg and Stephen Ernst. Both Gayle and Stephen are members of the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation (EUUC). Right from the start, Gayle Leberg and Stephen Ernst made it clear that the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation…

St. Alban’s to host Blessing of the Animals Sunday

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Edmonds will celebrate St. Francis Feast Day with the Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Oct. 2. All are invited to bring their pet(s) to either the 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. service. “Stuffed animals are also welcome, as are photos of pets who would not find coming to church a…