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…

Hazel Miller Foundation awards $10,000 for Edmonds Lutheran Church solar panels

Annie’s Community Kitchen, a free community dinner offered at Edmonds Lutheran Church, recently received a grant for $10,000 from the Hazel Miller Foundation. Founded in 2005, Annie’s Kitchen serves hundreds of free meals each week not only at the church but at a veteran’s shelter and Tent City. in addition, their gleaning program provides free…

Edmonds Lutheran Church to host Ramadan celebration June 30

Edmonds Lutheran Church invites all to the church Thursday, June 30 to share a special Ramadan meal and learn about the history and traditions of this Muslim month of fasting. Many Muslims around the world practice Ramadan by fasting from all food and drink from dawn to dusk, every day for nearly 30 days. Featured…

Edmonds’ Holy Rosary rock opera ‘In His Hands’ to be performed May 13-15

An original rock opera composed by a local parish music director is returning to the stage after a more than 30-year absence with hopes of not just entertaining but encouraging area theater goers. In His Hands, a Christian rock opera written by Susan Olmos, Music Director at Edmonds’ Holy Rosary Church, will be performed May…

Ready Sunday brings community preparedness to church congregations

Snohomish County Fire District 1 has launched ReadySunday, a new program to bring community preparedness information to faith-based congregations in South Snohomish County. At the first ReadySunday on May 1, Fire District 1 shared preparedness information with more than 300 citizens following services at Westgate Chapel in Edmonds. “Faith-based organizations play an integral role during…

Free parenting workshop at Edmonds Lutheran Church Thursday

Everyone is welcome to attend a free parenting workshop, “Dishes to Doggie Duty: Encouraging your kids to help at home,” set for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at Edmonds Lutheran Church. The 90-minute class is offered by Lauren Leiker, MEd., PCI Certified Parent Coach and Director of Edmonds Lutheran Church Learning Center. The church is…

Holy Week services at Faith Community Church

The community is invited to a Good Friday service on March 25 at Faith Community Church in Edmonds. The service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to visit four prayer stations before concluding the service with communion. On Easter Sunday, March 27, church worship will be at 9 a.m. Following the…

St. Alban’s announces Holy Week Services

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church announces its Holy Week Services: March 23, Tenebrae, 7 p.m. The service of Tenebrae involves the lighting of 15 candles and the gradual darkening of the church. When only the last candle is still burning, it is hidden. Then a loud noise symbolizes the earthquake at the time of Jesus’ crucifixion….

Edmonds United Methodist Holy Week, Easter celebration

Edmonds United Methodist Church has set its Holy Week and Easter services schedule. Sunday, March 20 is Palm Sunday with worship at 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Music from Kenneth Leighton’s passion anthem, Solus ad Victimam and “Out of the Deep” from John Rutter’s Requiem will be featured. Later that afternoon, A Cuban Requiem will…

Holy Trinity to host Ash Wednesday Service

Holy Trinity Edmonds will host an Ash Wednesday Service on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at noon in the sanctuary of the Little White Church – 404 Bell St. in downtown Edmonds. All are invited to participate in marking the beginning of Lenten season.

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…

Edmonds churches collect more than $3,000 for Clothes For Kids

Ten Edmonds churches collected more than $3,000 and 155 new items of clothing for Clothes For Kids at a combined Thanksgiving service Nov. 25 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Participating churches were Community Christian Fellowship, Calvary Chapel Edmonds, Edgewood Baptist Church, Edmonds Open Bible Church, Faith Community Church, Holy Trinity Edmonds, Iglesia El…