CHURCH TOUR, PARISH FESTIVAL: The new Immaculate Conception Church, 400 N. 15th St., Mount Vernon, will offer tours from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. The annual parish festival, which will feature American, Hispanic and Filipino food, entertainment and children’s games, will take place next to the church from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WOMEN HAND IN HAND: Melissa Maimore, author of “The Radiant Midnight: Depression, Grace and the Gifts of a Dark Place” and “Gathering Dandelions: Meditations and Musings on Faith, Fracture, and Beauty Mistaken for Weed,” will be the guest speaker at the Women HAND in Hand Conference on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Inspire Church, 805 Township St., Sedro-Woolley. $20, includes lunch. For tickets, visit womenhandinhand.com and click on “Donation/Ticket” or call Deborah at 360-853-3066.
UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES CONFERENCE: Pray!Skagit will host a free live-stream of the event from 6:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Christ the King Community Church, 2111 Riverside Drive, Mount Vernon.
Guest speakers will include Dr. Robert Jeffress, Amir Tsarfati of Behold Israel, pastors Jack Hibbs and J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel, Laurie Cardoza-Moore of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, and Jan Markell of Olive Tree Views.
For more information, contact Sharon Eldridge at 360-424-0658 or email@example.com.
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