Everett United Church of Christ is a member or sponsor of the following groups and coalitions as a way to reach further than what we as one church can do.
Our food pantry is open the last two Mondays of the month from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Outreach Dinner Bell – community meal
We delight especially in welcoming the unhoused. Volunteers are always needed to cook, serve, cleanup and visit with the guests. Food preparation begins at 3:00 pm. and the meal is served at 5:30 pm. Volunteers are welcome anytime from 3:00 until 6:00 pm.
Bread for the World – a national faith lobby with Congress that focuses on hunger and related issues with our elected representatives and has a record of helping appropriate bills be drafted and pass. We send letters on hunger issues to our elected representatives and senators 1-2 times a year.
Church World Service – we have made health kits and helped with a local CROP Walk – they are involved helping where there are disasters and also help resettle refugees
Earth Ministries (WAIPL)– a state group that transforms faith into action for the well-being of communities and the environment – promotes “green” churches and works on environmental issues in local and state venues – we host Everett 350.org monthly and participate in local Earth Day events
Everett Faith in Action – a local faith organization that brings together representatives of many efforts to help the homeless together with City government representatives. Together, new ideas generate and become possible.
Faith Action Network (FANWA)– a statewide lobby group with the Washington legislature that works with diverse issues of concern to people of faith, both promoting educational events and facilitating lobbying.
Family Shelter an emergency shelter for homeless families, run by the Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington in Everett – we have provided school and health supplies and sometimes have members on their Board
Meaningful Movies – this regional group shows a thought-provoking movie, usually a documentary on the 2nd Saturday evening every 2nd month in our sanctuary, with a discussion panel afterwards. We host and help with refreshments.
Neighbors in Faith – we have been in and out of working with this group that specifically promotes getting to know and work with Muslim neighbors and combat Islam phobia.