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April 2019 calendar

TUESDAY, APRIL 2
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Hunger Gathering with prophetic minister and songwriter Ray Hughes of Alabama, first of three consecutive days, Rainier Assembly of God Church, 75950 Rock Crest St. Rainier 97048. A one-day event for those who are hungry for more of God. 503-556-8211 or rainierag.org
    Western Area Regional Ministerium sponsored by the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) first of three consecutive days, Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave., Portland 97236.  Keynote speaker is Margaret Marcuson of Portland, an author, consultant and coach on church leadership issues, and former pastor of an American Baptist church in Massachusettes.   orwacog.org or margaretmarcuson.com
    6 p.m., StandUpGirl.com Foundation Gala Dinner, Keizer Civic Center, 930 Chemawa Road N.E., Keizer 97303. Theme is “Boots and Bling.” 503-304-1531 or 503-463-8563 or standupgirlfoundation.org
THURSDAY, APRIL 4
    Pearls of Hope Conference sponsored by Soorin Backer Ministries, first of three consecutive days, Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites, 2525 Ashland St, Ashland 97520.   Pearlsofhopeconference.com
         Amplify fine arts and ministry conference for sixth through 12th grades, sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Hope Church, 2817 Santiam Hwy S.E., Albany 97322. Presenters are Jeff Grenell and The New Divide. oregonag.org/events/amplify
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, Bridge Community Church, 98177 Bridge Lane, Myrtle Point 97458. 541-572-2055 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
    10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fuller Seminary’s Brehm Cascadia Center for Worship, Theology and the Arts presents Sacrament and Story: Recasting Worship Through the Arts, Resonance at SOMA Towers, 288 106th Ave. N.E., #203, Bellevue, Wash. 98004. $80 for full conference, $40 for evening arts celebration only starting at 6 p.m., www.sacramentandstory.com
    Pure Desire Women’s Conference, first of two consecutive days, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220.  This event aims to help  women discover a renewed sense of self-awareness and tools to help them find emotional, spiritual, and sexual health in their daily lives. $129 until March 15, $149 after that date.  Puredesire.org
    Couples Conference with Shane and Phyllis Womack, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Shane Womack is a teaching pastor at La Mirada (Calif.) Christian Church, and Phyllis womack is co-founder of Living Alternatives, a pro-life pregnancy center in Fullerton, Calif. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net.
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, Alliance Community Church, 130 Main St., Wolf Creek 97497. 541-866-2652 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    6 to 9 p.m., Rethinking Sexuality conference with Juli Slattery of Authentic Intimacy Ministry, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301.  To equip Christian men and women to talk about sexuality in a way that honors God. authenticintimacy.com
    39th annual Springtime Spectacular for women, sponsored by Oregon-Pacific Nazarene District, first of two consecutive days, Molalla Church of the Nazarene, 920 Shirley St, Molalla 97038. Theme is “She Walks by Faith.” Featured speaker is Olivia Metcalf.  Worship led by the church’s worship team. $55. Orpac.org
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
    7:30 to 10:30 a.m., Newberg/Dundee Mayors Prayer Break-fast, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg 97132.   Speaker is Amy Wolff, founder of the “Don’t Give Up” community signs movement.  Music by a worship band from George Fox University. $15.  For tickets: chrislcornell@gmail.com or 503-310-8727.
    Run for Shelter, a family-friendly run/walk to benefit My Father’s House shelter of Gresham, location to be announced.  503-492-3046 or www.familyshelter.org
    8:45 a.m., Together We Advocate conference sponsored by Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062.  Featured speakers are Joshn Brahm, founder of Equal Rights Institute; Sarah Zagorski, special projects director at Louisiana Right to Life; and comedian Derrick Tennant and his sister Julie, who has Down syndrome. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
     3 p.m., Two “Rethinking Sexuality” events this afternoon and evening with Juli Slattery of Authentic Intimacy Ministry, Village Church, 330 S.W. Murray Blvd., Beaverton 97005.  At 3 p.m. is a Rethinking Sexuality Leader Workshop to help equip church and lay leaders to disciple people on sexuality issues.  Cost is $20 and registration is required.  Then at 6:30 p.m. is a Rethinking Sexuality General Conference geared toward any Christians 16 years or older who would like to be grounded in a Biblical understanding of sexuality.  Cost for that is also $20 and registration is required. purelifealliance.org/rethinksex
    Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision’s 2019 Share the Light Gala with speaker Marilee Pierce Dunker, Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon St., Portland 97205.  $75. www.cwwov.org or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4074618
    6 p.m., Mark209 in Southern Gospel concert, Grand View Baptist Church, 14855 S. Leland Road, Beavercreek 97004. Free admission; freewill offering taken. Southerngospelpdx.com
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
    8:30 and 11 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, First Evangelical Church, 4120 N.E. St. Johns Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98661.  360-694-2525 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    9 and 10:30 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Alan Bond, Bear Creek Church, meeting at St. Mary’s School, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford 97504. . 541-821-0343 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    10:30 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Rebekah Strangarity, Vale Christian Church, 450 A Street W., Vale 97918. 541-473-3395 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Yoel Ben David, Helvetia Community Church, 11295 N.W. Helvetia Road, Hillsboro 97124. 503-647-2775 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
MONDAY, APRIL 8
    Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends’ Pastors’ Conference, first of four consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 U.S. Hwy. 101, Rockaway Beach 97136   nwfriends.org
    6:30 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Alan Bond, Thrive Church, 235 S. Laguna St., Klamath Falls 9760. 541-883-2286 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David,  Tillamook United Methodist Church, 3808 12th St., Tillamook 97141. 503-842-2224 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
TUESDAY, APRIL 9
    6:30 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Alan Bond, Suburban Christian Church, 2760 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis 97333 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    7 to 8:30 p.m., RSA Spring Connect benefit dessert sponsored by Reid Saunders Association, Keizer Civic Center. Theme is “Eternal Impact.”  503-581-7394 or lisa@reidsaunders.org
    8 p.m., Native Tongue Tour with Switchfoot and Tyson Motsenbocker in concert, McDonald Theater, 1010 Willamette, Eugene 97401.  $35 advance, $43 day of show.  switchfoot.com
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
    5:30 p.m, Native Tongue Tour with Switchfoot, Colony House and Tyson Motsenbocker in concert, Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., Portland 97209. $35. switchfoot.com
    6:30 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Alan Bond, New Harvest Church, 4290 Portland Road N.E., Salem 97301. 503-763-6911 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, Springwater Church of the Nazarene, 3445 S.E. Hillyard Road, Gresham 97080. 503-661-5551 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Hoodview Chruch of God, 1530 Mount Hood Ave., Woodburn 97071. 503-981-1660 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    The BibleTech Conference, first of two consecutive days,  Cedarbrook Lodge, 8525 36th Ave. S. SeaTac, Wash. 98188 . The conference explores how expanding technology affects how people handle the Bible, from translation and interpretation to communication and transmission.  faithlife.com/bibletech-conference/activity
FRIDAY, APRIL 12
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Women’s One-Day Retreat, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Dr ive S.E., Turner 97392. Theme is “Permission Granted: The You YOU Were Meant to Be.”  OregonChristianConvention.org
    2018 Northwest Women’s Summit sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of two consecutive days, Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, 97035.  Theme is “Perspective: Pursing What Matters.”  Keynote speaker is Gayla Parker, an author and Bible teacher from Little Rock, Ark. $25. 360-882-2100 or nancyh@nwbaptist.org or www.nwbaptist.org
    10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Miracle of Hope Healing Service with Benny Hinn and Aaron Winter, first two of four services this weekend. Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan St., Portland 97213. Also at the same times Saturday.  Free admission, but advance registration required. heartsoffireintlcom.ticketleap.
com/miracle-of-hope
    11th annual auction for Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree, location to be announced.  503-557-8733 or singingchristmastree.org
    The Journey Deepens retreat sponsored by Mission ConneXion Northwest and Mission Next., first of two consecutive days, Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd, Beaverton 97005.   thejourneydeepens.com/events
    5:30 to 9 p.m., Women’s Training Network: Portland Metro, first of two consecutive days, Northwest Gospel Church, 305 N.E. 192nd Ave, Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Continues 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.  Sponsored by The Gospel Coalition, which seeks to train women to use the Bible well for both their own growth and for service to others.  Teachers are Adrienne Lawrence,  Mary Liebert, Kelly Sauter and Whitney Woollard, all of Hinson Baptist Church in Portland; Cynthia Mathai of Trinity Church in Portland; Taylor Turkington of Portland; Shana Powell of Bozeman, Mont.  $55 includes Friday dinner and Saturday lunch.  www.thegospelcoalition.org/event/wtn-portland-metro/
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Yoel Ben David, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 2650 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis 97330. 541-753-2816 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    6 p.m., Northwest Prison Ministries Convention sponsored by the North Pacific Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, first of three consecutive days, Holden Conference Center, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027.   Several speakers on all facets of prison ministry.  Includes a 5 p.m. concert Saturday by violinist Jaime Jorge. 360-857-7033 or www.NWPrisonRetreat.eventbrite.com
    7 p.m, Clackamas Community Choir Easter concert, first of two performances this weekend, Hillsview Community Church, 23225 S.E. Borges Road, Damascus 97089.  Also at 6 p.m. Sunday. 503-698-4765 or clackamascommunitychoir@yahoo.com
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
    9:30 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Canby Foursquare Church, 2350 S.E. Territorial Road, Canby 97013. 503-266-4444 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    The ImagineNation Tour with Mercy Me, Crowder and Micah Tyler in concert, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland.  Lmgconcerts.com
    Tuff Stuff Ministries’ Marriage Redeemed Couples Conference, Mountain Park Church, 40 McNary Pkwy, Lake Oswego 97035  tuffstuffministries.com
    3:30 and 7 p.m., Oregon Adventist Men’s Chorus’ 25th annual Spring Concerts, Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St, Portland 97216.  360-921-3794
PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 14
    Palm Sunday. Remembering Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.  All churches will have observances.
    8:30 and 10:15 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, King’s Grace Fellowship, 48 E. 18th Ave., Junction City 97448. 541-255-2324 or jewsforjesus.org/
attend-events/
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Calvary Chapel Tri-County, 255 Smith St., Harrisburg 97446. 541-995-8221 or jewsforjesus.
org/attend-events/
    6:30 p.m., Spring Gathering, Pioneer Hall on Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. A variety of music performed by different artists from around the Northwest.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
MONDAY, APRIL 15
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Preview Day for prospective students at Gateway Seminary’s Pacific Northwest campus, 3200 N.E. 109th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98682. 360-882-2200 or pnwc-info@gs.edu
TUESDAY, APRIL 16
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Prineville Christian Church, 1685 S.E. Lynn Blvd., Prineville 97754. 541-447-7603 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Dan Sered, Church on the Mountain, 68211 E. Hwy. 26, Welches 97067. 503-622-4079 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
    7 to 9 p.m., Compassion to Action Follow-Up Gathering, Grace Chapel, 9600 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville 97070.  This is one of several such gatherings this year as a follow-up to evangelist Chris Overstreet’s Compassion to Action outreach last September at the Oregon Convention Center.  info@servingourneighbors.org
GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 19
    Good Friday. Remembering Jesus’s sacrifice on the Cross, to pay a price that sinful mankind never could.
     8:45 a.m., Portland Good Friday Breakfast, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland 97232.  Featured speaker is John O’Leary, who as a boy was given only a 1 percent chance to live after a fiery explosion burned 100 percent of his body.  He is the author of On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life. www.ymcacw.org/events/portland-good-friday-breakfast
    Good Friday breakfast sponsored by the Family YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties, Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St. S.E., Salem 97301. theyonline.org
    9:30 a.m., Excursion to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, sponsored by the Mount St. Helens Creation Center of Castle Rock, Wash.  For  360-274-5737 or info@mshcreationcenter.org
    11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  Good Samaritan Ministries’ Good Friday Luncheon, Celebrate Catering, 15555 Bangy Road, Lake Oswego 97008.  led by Teresa Stroup, the ministry’s international executive director, and Bettie Mitchell, the ministry’s founder. $30.  Dessert fellowship following at 3:15 at the ministry’s headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg. 23, Beaverton 97008. 503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanministries.org/events
    7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoek Ben David, Exodus Christian Fellowship, 2746 Ocean Beach Hwy., Longview, Wash. 98632. 360-577-0580 or jewsforjesus.org/attend-events/
EASTER (RESURRECTION DAY)
SUNDAY, APRIL 21
    Easter, or Resurrection Day.  Celebrating history’s  greatest event, giving hope to all  — Christ’s resurrection from the grave.  All churches will have observances.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24
    2019 Administrators Conference sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, first of three consecutive days, Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, 6233 N.E. 78th Court, Portland 97218.  nowlcms.org
FRIDAY, APRIL 26
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Empowered to Connect Conference, live simulcast from Fort Worth, Texas, first of two consecutive days, viewable at several locations locally. This event offers practical teaching with an aim of equipping  families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. It features Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods developed by Karyn Purvis and David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development.  Simulcast sites include: Jefferson Baptist Church, Jefferson Hwy. 99E S.E., Jefferson 97352; Fellowship Church, 6994 Sunnyside Road S.E., Salem 97306; Harvest Community Church, 2436 N.W. Astor St., Camas, Wash. 98607;  Heritage Church, 8803 N.E. 76th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98662.; Northlake Church, 2614 Ocean Beach Hway, Longview, Wash. 98632; and Lutheran Community Services, 3107 Grand Ave., Astoria 97103. showhope.org/our-work/pre-post-adoption-support/empowered-to-connect/
    2019 Early Childhood Directors Conference sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, first of two consecutive days, Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, 6233 N.E. 78th Court, Portland 97218.  nowlcms.org
    Disaster Relief Roundtable sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of two consecutive days, Northwest Baptist Center, 3200 N.E. 109th Ave, Vancouver, Wash. 98682. $35. 360-882-2100 or chuckandmary36@comcast.net or northwestdr.com/roundtable2019
    ManUp Retreat, first of two consecutive days, Eagle Fern Camp, 37680 S.E. Camp Road, Estacada 97023.  Keynote speaker is Marty Trammell, a faculty member at Corban University in Salem and associate pastor at Perrydale Church, teaching on “The Solomon Solution: Ancient Wisdom for Contemporary Men.”  Workshop presenter is Brent Hofer of Oregon City, author of Confessions of an Angry Man.” $70 for those 25 or older, $35 for ages 14 to 24. 503-630-4978 or www.eagleferncamp.com
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
    Family Life’s “Blended and Blessed” simulcast nationally from Minneapolis, Minn. A focus on blended families.  blendedandblessed.com
    5 p.m., Medical Teams International’s “Great Adventure” event marking the Christian relief agency’s 40th anniversary, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, 1401 S.W. Naito Pkwy, Portland 97201  Featured speaker is New York Times best-selling author Bob Goff.  Also features founder Ron Post, past CEOs and leaders, and current President and CEO Martha Holley Newsome. $150.  events@medicalteams.org
    5:30 p.m. 10th annual fundraising dinner and auction for City Christian Schools. Main lobby and Ivy Hall at Mannahouse church, 9200 N.E. Fremont St., Portland 97220.
SUNDAY, APRIL 28
    7:30 p.m., Steven Curtis Chapman in solo concert, Christian Life Center, 21720 Hwy. 20, Bend 97701 .  Tickets $23.40 to $75.  Awakeningevents.com
MONDAY, APRIL 29
    Church Planting Conference sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of three consecutive days, location to be announced.  360-882-2100 or nwbaptist.org
TUESDAY, APRIL 30
    7 to 9 pm, The Blackwood Brothers Quartet in concert, Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond 97756.  Hosted by Southern Gospel Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational committee who have been presenting concerts twice a year since 2011.  Freewill offering accepted.  541-923-3085 or www.blackwoodbrothers.com