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August 2018 calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
    5:30 to 9 p.m., Spiritual Quotient workshop with Portland author and coach Lynn Hare, Genesis Mediation/Serving Our Neighbors, 7307 S.W. Beveland St., Suite 200, Tigard 97223.  Tonight looks at finding one’s calling.  Aug. 8 workshop will focus on life’s possibilities with God. $25 session. lynn@lynnhare.com
    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting with featured speaker James Autry of Serving Our Neighbors, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236.  Autry is working with evangelist Chris Overstreet on the Compassion to Action outreach in Portland in September and also is promoting Franklin Graham’s regional events. portlandamaglow@gmail.com
    7:30 p.m., Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour event with evangelist Franklin Graham and music by Jeremy Camp, Bi-Mart Amphitheater at Jackson County Fairgrounds and Exposition Park, Medford. 1-877-247-2426 or pnw.BillyGraham.org
    7 to 9 p.m., Training to join Portland Healing Rooms, first of four consecutive weekly sessions, Grace Bible Church, 1431 S.W. 12th Ave, Portland. 97201  Portland Healing Rooms is opening at this location in September to pray for the sick.  portlandhealingrooms@gmail.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
    7 p.m, The Craguns in concert, Talent Friends Church, 50 Talent Ave, Talent 97540. 541-941-7938 or www.thecraguns.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
    Pre-event promotional gathering for the Sept. 19-22 Compassion to Action event in Portland with evangelist Chris Overstreet and other nationally known speakers, first of two consecutive days, First Baptist Church of Portland, 1178 S.W. Taylor, Portland 97205.. www.portland2018.com
    6 p.m., 100th anniversary celebration for Cedar Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church, first of two consecutive days, at the church, 11111 N.E. Cedar Creek Road, Woodland, Wash. 98674.  Tonight is a free Mexican dinner, followed by vespers with former pastors at the church at 7:30.  Children’s program at 10 Saturday, followed by 11:15 a.m. worship with Max Torkelson, former president of Adventists’ North Pacific Union Conference. Potluck lunch,  baptism service and history presentation follow.  360-225-7718 or sswanb8@gmail.com or cedarcreeksda.com
    7:30 p.m. Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour event with evangelist Franklin Graham and music by Jeremy Camp, Life Amphitheater, Bend,  1-877-247-2426 or pnw.BillyGraham.org
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
    Upward Trails ministry hike to Triangulation Peak. 4.2-miles with 700-foot elevation gain.  Past Spire Rock to views of Mount Jefferson. 80 miles from Molalla.  503-668-8950,  upwardtrails.com
     8 a.m., 19th annual Race for the Homeless sponsored by New Heights Church of Vancouver, Wash., starting at O.O. Howard House on Fort Vancouver Way near Officers Row, Vancouver 98661.  Benefits Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver.  5K/10K adult run and 5K walk.  Also kids’ fun run.  Adult run and walk $15 advance, $20 race day.  NewHeights.org/race
    10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Fun Day sponsored by Options Pregnancy Resource Centers of Corvallis and Albany, Philomath City Park and Randy Kugler Community Hall, 299 S. 23rd, Philomath 97370.  Bounce houses, sack races, giant bubble stations, dunk tank, mobile clinic races, “Diaper Dash,” magic acts, balloon animals and more. www.optionsPRCfamily.org
    6 p.m. Bluegrass in the Orchard Grass festival,  Stutzman Farm, 36453 Bohlken Drive, Lebanon 97355.  Features Bethel Mountain Band and Sunny South, a Portland-area bluegrass band.  503-551-6484 or bethelmountainband.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
    Willamette Valley Campmeeting sponsored by the Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of five consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E, Turner 97392.  Main speaker Michael Thigpen of Celebration Church at Arrow Heights in Anderson, Ind.  1-800-873-7729 or orwacog.org
    Surfside Camp, first of seven consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136.  503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org
    1 to 5 p.m., 27th annual Raised Country Music Festival, on the lawn of Antelope Church, 45449 College St., Antelope 97001. Performances by Steve and RonaLee Campbell, Mud Springs Gospel Band, Joni Harms and Harms’ daughter Olivia Harms Wichman. Free admission; donations accepted. Barbecue meal $13, with additional kids’ barbecue options available. Desserts $3. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 541-395-2507 or 503-559-6958 or Jeanne@imperialstockranch.com or retweed12@gmail.com
    5 p.m., Outdoor Sunday Evenings event with featured speaker evangelist Andrew Palau and inflatables play area for kids, Southwest Bible Church, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007. 503-524-7000 or swbible.org
    7:30 p.m. Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour event with evangelist Franklin Graham and music by The Afters, Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 694 N.E. Fourth Ave, Canby 97013.  1-877-247-2426 or BillyGraham.org
MONDAY, AUGUST 6
    9 a.m., Vacation Bible School, first of five consecutive days, Newport Christian Church,809 S.E. Second St., Newport 97365. Theme is “Operation Arctic.” 541-265-2531.
    Summer Family Camp with Jim Dikih, first of six consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381.  Dikih’s grandparents were from Russia and Ukraine, escaping during the Stalin era. His parents met in China and from there journeyed to Australia.  He met his wife Debby at Youth With A Mission; they have ministered in YWAM for nearly 30 years. After taking a sabbatical, Dikih worked in construction, until he sensed God leading him back into full-time missions. Suggested donation: $220/Adult, $110/ ages 7-12, $55/ages 4-6; ages 3 and younger are free.  Christianrenewalcenter.org
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7
    11 a.m., Evangelist Chris Overstreet speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Overstreet recently relocated from Redding, Calilf. to Camas, Wash., to oversee Compassion to Action outreach Sept. 19-22 in Portland, which he believes will spark a national revival.  $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    Chipotle Fundraiser for StandUpGirl.com Foundation, Keizer Station Chipotle, 6198 Ulali Drive N.E., Keizer, OR 97303. standupgirlfoundation.org
      7:30 p.m. Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour event with evangelist Franklin Graham and music by Jeremy Camp, Columbia Point Marina Park, Riverfront Trail, Richland, Wash. 99352.  1-877-247-2426 pnw.BillyGraham.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8
     5:30 to 9 p.m., Spiritual Quotient workshop with Portland author and coach Lynn Hare, Genesis Mediation/Serving Our Neighbors, 7307 S.W. Beveland St., Suite 200, Tigard 97223.  Tonight’s worskhop focuses on life’s possibilities through God. $25.  lynn@lynnhare.com
    6 to 8:30 p.m., Prophecy and healing conference with evangelists Tom and Susie Scarella of Minnesota, first of two consecutive evenings, Salem Public Library Loucks Auditorium, 645 Liberty St., Salem 97301.  Free. Hosted by Jason Hanley and Maureen Morris of John G. Lake Ministries Healing Room of Salem. 503-877-7086 or j–hanley76@yahoo.com or www.sharethefire.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
    Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit, first of two consecutive days, at more than 500 locations nationwide, including the following in this part of the Northwest:: Eugene Christian Fellowship, Abundant Life Church in Damascus, New Hope Community Church in Hermiston, East Linn Christian Academy in Lebanon, Medford First Chruch of the Nazarene, Foothills Community Church in Molalla, Newberg Christian Church,    Redeemer’s Fellowship in Roseburg, Dayspring Fellowship in Keizer, Grace Foursquare Church in Camas, Wash., and East Park Church in Vancouver, Wash. willowcreek.com/events/leadership/
    Oregon Assemblies of God’s Ranger Powwow for youth, first of four consecutive days, Camp Wildcat, 2549 Mary’s Peak Road, Blodgett 97326. Theme is “Infinity Avenger.” $130. 503-393-4411 or oregonag.org
    The Wake youth camp sponsored by Northside Community Church of Newberg, first of three consecutive days, at private campground location on Detroit Lake. Theme is “Love So Wild.” $115. 503-538-0440 or northsidenewberg.org
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Adventist Medical Evangelism Network’s Impact Your Health free health, dental and vision clinic, first of two days this weekend, gymnasium at Portland Adventist Academy, 1500 S.E. 96th Ave., Portland 97216.  Continues during the same hours Sunday. Sports physicals, diabetes screening, teeth cleaning, haircuts, prescription eye glasses, massage therapy and more. Child care available. First come, first served. Non-emergency care only.  971-227-0648, ImpactYourHealthPDX.com
    9 a.m. and 2 and 7 p.m., Divine Invasion, a Dominion Life Experience, first of three consecutive days, Tiffany Center, 1410 S.W. Morrison St., Portland 97205.  Continues during same hours Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by John G. Lake Ministries and Scarella Ministries, this features evangelists Tom and Susie Scarella of Minnesota, Pastor Curry Blake of Texas, and worship leader Nate Marialke and his band. 503-720-0233 or Zach@dominionlifepdx.com or www.sharethefire.org
    4 p.m., 19th annual Ramming Steer Gospel Music Roundup, first of three consecutive days, Tim and Judy Buhler Farm, 4870 VanWell Road, Dallas 97338.  Continues from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 pm. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (with 10:45 a.m. worship service at nearby Salt Creek Church, 15075 Salt Creek Road,  Dallas. Concerts, jam sessions, devotions, meals  and campfires.   Music by Cool Water, Tim English and Family, Vic and Sally Sanders, and Don Baker.  Dry camping only for RVers with $75 donation suggested.  Freewill offering each night for music artists.  Drive-ups welcome.  503-623-4039,  rammingsteer.wordpress.com
    6 p.m.,The Princess and the Goblin, and Shakespeare’s Macbeth, performed in outdoor theatre setting by the Outer East Arthouse  program of Eastridge Church, in a wooded area adjacent to the church, 14100 SE Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015. The program produces various plays and concerts throughout the year. 503-855-3970 or EastridgeChurch.or/outereast
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
    Upward Trails ministry hike to see the numerous falls of the Lewis River in southwest Washington. An easy 7 miles roundtrip, with a 500-foot elevation gain.  360-513-9244 or upwardtrails.com
    8 a.m. to 9 p.m., 21st annual Valley View Concerts & Air Show, Valley View Retirement Village 15600 S.W. Rock of Ages Road, McMinnville 97128. Hot air balloons at daybreak. Car show, remote controlled aircraft, horse and wagon rides, kid’s games and bouncy house along with Gospel and Bluegrass music. Activities and concerts free to the public. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available at a minimal cost. Entertainment by Gospel Echoes Northwest, Tim Lovelace, Jericho Road, Bethel Mountain Band and Taito Family. Donation of canned food for local foods banks welcomed. 503-472-6212 or  www.rockofagesvalleyview.com
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seventh annual Salute to Veterans Car Truck & Motorcycle Show to benefit, in part,  The Salvation Army Veterans & Family Center in Beaverton, Washington County Fairgrounds, 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro 97214. Free admission. 503-780-4679 or LynnKirwan1@comcast.net
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Second annual Block Party, New Life Christian Center, 701 N. Garrison Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98664.  Admission and activities all free.  Food, bouncy house, games, drawings and prizes.  360-993-1296 or arthurhooper@hotmail.com
    Tom Flaskerud Evangelistic Assocation’s Freedom Team ministering, Eastside Free Methodist Church, 650 SE 139th Ave, Portland 97233.  This Bend-based ministry usually conducts outreach in prisons, but occasionally in churches as well. 503-252-9150 or 541-390-7770 or TFEA.us
    7 p.m., Kutless in benefit concert for Umpqua Valley Youth for Christ, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St, Roseburg 97471  Sponsored by A Day for Grace and Youth for Christ.  $18.  541-670-7439 or www,DouglasFairgrounds.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pay It Forward, a ministry of Mission Church in Redmond.  The church family will go out today into the Redmond community to “bless the city we love with compassion and connection.”  For details, phone 541-728-1045 or go to www.experiencethehighlife.com
    11 a.m., Country gospel music concert by Riny Horst, on The Columbian Family Fun Stage at the Clark County Fair, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield, Wash. 98642. Free with fair admission. riny@comcast.net
    5 p.m., Outdoor Sunday Evenings Sports Night,  Southwest Bible Church, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007. Free barbecue and inflatables play for kids. 503-524-7000 or swbible.org
    6 p.m. Evangelist Jose Zayas’ Good News Today event with musical artists Lecrae, Phil Wickham and Hollyn, Hillsboro Stadium, 4450 N.E. Century Blvd., Hillsboro 97124. Free admission.  Www.goodnewstoday.world or  JoseZayas.org
MONDAY, AUGUST 13
    Primary Camp for third and fourth grades, first of four consecutive days, Camp White Branch, 61500 Old McKenzie Hwy., McKenzie Bridge 97413.  $170  1-877-822-3511 or campwhitebranch.org
    Western Kids Camp for grades 2-6 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of five consecutive days, Kellogg Springs Camp, 1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462. $220.  Oregonag.org/events/kids-camps
    6 to 8 p.m., Vacation Bible School, first of five consecutive evenings, Newport First Baptist Church, 208 N.W. Sixth St, Newport 97365. Theme is “Gadgets & Gizmos.” Register at newportfbc.churchcenteronline.com
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
    7 to 8:15 a.m., “Sample” forum for prospective members of Pinnacle Forum, a Christian influencers’ network, MyBinding, 5500 N.E. Moore Court, Hillsboro 97124. fcarpenter13@gmail.com or pinnacleforum.com
    Northwest Creation Network science field trip on Mount St. Helens, starting with carpooling from the Mount St. Helens Creation Center, 147 Front Ave. N.W., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. Center Director Paul Taylor will lead a tour that includes Weyerhaeuseer Forest Learning Center, the Hummocks — a moderate 2.8-mile hike — and Johnston Ridge. 360-274-5737 or ashcraft@nwcreation.net
    11 a.m., Tom and Susan Porter of Tigard speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  The Porters minister in healing, word of knowledge and prophecy. $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    1 p.m., 10th annual Scramble for the Kids golf event to benefit several ministries, Camas Meadows Golf Course, 4105 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive, Camas, Wash. 98607.  Sponsored by Liberty Bible Nazarene Church of Vancouver, Wash.  $340 for four players. Proceeds split between Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver, Bridge the Gap and the church’s missions in Rwanda, 360-904-8381 or www.scrambleforthekids.org
    6 to 8 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection monthly dinner and program, this month a picnic for both men and women, River Park, 1235 E. Grant St., Lebanon 97355. Theme is “Reel ‘Em In.” Guest speaker Russ Clifford, a Cottage Grove businessman will tell about a detour on one trip that led to restoration of his marriage and will explain how to have hope in tough times.  Also Kent Toomb discussing Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military and veterans. Music by soloisst Dan Mullenix of Lebanon. $8.50.  RSVP to 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
    Flynn Creek Circus, first of four consecutive days, on grounds of Northside Community Church in Newberg.  707-684-9389 or blazebirge@flynncreekcircus.com
    4 to 8 p.m., First-ever Dallas Christian Music Festival, Rotary Performing Arts Stage, 182 S.W. Academy St., Dallas.  97338.  Part of the Dallas Sounds of Summer series, this is sponsored by Gentle Haven Music Web Design and Myerz Media. Features local Christian bands Wrecknciled, Zoe Imperium and Persevered;  speakers Marv Colby, a local businessman, and Ben Bauman, pastor at Dallas Church;  food for sale and kids’ activities and games.  Free admission. 503-983-8375 or Matt@GentleHavenMusic.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
    1 p.m., First-ever Crusader Cup Golf Tournament to benefit Salem Academy Christian Schools, Creekside Golf Club, 6250 Club House Drive S.E., Salem. $185 per individual golfer or $740 per team.  503-378-1219 or www.salemacademy.org
    Family Camp sponsored by the Oregon Conference of the Free Methodist Church, first of three consecutive days, Aldersgate Camp and Retreat Center, 7790 Marion Road S.E., Turner 97392. www.orcfmc.org/event/family-camp-2018/
     Girls Camp sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Kellogg Springs Camp, 1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462. $120 by July 16, $130 after that date.  Oregonag.org/events/girlscamp
    Men’s Advance sponsored by Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch, 61500 Old McKenzie Hwy., McKenzie Bridge 97413.  503-393-3510 or orwacog.org
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
    Upward Trails ministry’s Tillamook Head hike from Cannon Beach north to Seaside.  A 6.3-mile trek passing the old bunkers and with a view of the lighthouse along the way. 1,350-foot elevation gain. 503-718-7774 or upwardtrails.com
    Christian Heritage of the Northwest Tour, at five historic memorial sites in the Salem area, time to be determined. Tour also offered Sept. 3 by Vaughn Longanecker.  $3 per adult, $10 per family, group rates available for 20 or more.  Other dates also available.  Two-hour presentations available in Portland-Vancouver area for $55 and $95 elsewhere in Oregon or Washington.  For local home and Christian schools fourth grade and up, one-hour presentation is $45. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Laurel Day, free family event, Laurel Community Church, 14127 S.W. Campbell Road, Hillsboro 97123.  Classic cars, farmers’ market, live DJ, kids games,  jump castle, pie contest, barbecue. 503-593-4406, laurelchurch.com/laurel-day-1
    9:30 a.m. Woodworker Show and Tell sponsored by Friends of the Carpenter ministry, at The Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660.  360-750-4752 or www.friendsofthecarpenter.org
    10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Food-Art-Music Festival to benefit Family Promise of Clark County, East Woods Presbyterian Church, 16210 N.E. 20th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Art, auction items, food, desserts. Live music starts at 10:30 with pianist Jim Fischer performing at 2.  Family Promise helps homeless families with kids  transition into stable housing. www.eastwoodspres.org/happenings
     Noon to 4 p.m., Family Fun Day sponsored by Mission Church of Redmond, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond 97756.  Food, water slides, live music, an illusionist, a dunk tank, and inflatable bounce houses.  Free admission.  541-728-1045 or Vhenrypdx@gmail.com or www.experiencethehighlife.com
2 to 9:30 p.m., Fish Fest with Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Danny Gokey, Unspoken and comedian Dustin Nickerson, Riverfront Park, Salem.  Tickets $15 to $150.  1041thefish.com
    Annual Hope for Salem 10K/5K walk or run to benefit Hope Pregnancy Clinic of Salem, at Minto Brown Island in Salem.   People can participate as either an individual or form a team.  Register at hopeforsalem.org
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
    1 p.m., Upward Trails ministry Sunday Parkways bicycle outing in outer northeast Portland. Afternoon riding with no traffic, because the city blocks off the traffic for safe riding, choosing the more scenic areas. Meet at 1 p.m. at Knott Creek School, 11456 N.E, Knott St. 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    5 p.m., Outdoor Sunday Evenings International Night with foods from around the world and inflatables play area for kids, Southwest Bible Church, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007. 503-524-7000 or swbible.org
     6 p.m., Wills Family Gospel Singers in concert, Tri-City Baptist Temple, 18025 Webster Road, Gladstone 97027.  This group has been performing for decades.  503-655-9326
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
    23rd annual Adventist Health Foundation golf benefit, Oregon Golf Club, 25700 S.W. Petes Mountain Road, West Linn 97068. www.adventisthealth.org/NW.golf
    Oregon Christian Writers’ Summer Coaching Conference, first of four consecutive days, Red Lion Hotel on the River, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland, 97217   Keynote speakers are authors Robin Jones Gunn of Hawaii and Kim Meeder of Oregon.  Preconference fiction seminar with Donald Maass, an author and New York literary agent.  Www.OregonChristianWriters.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
    6:30 p.m., Summer Book Group sponsored by Columbia-Wil-lamette Women of Vision, home of Rae Waterman, 610 Seventh St., Lake Oswego 97034. Those attending will discuss Cast Away, a book on Europe’s refugee crisis by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson 503-697-5998 or cwwov.org
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
    Motorcycle Camp Meeting sponsored by Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, first of three consecutive days, Gladstone Park Conference Center, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. Speaker is Pat Murphy, an Adventist biker from Washington and member of Christian Motorcycle Association.  OregonConference.org.  Register at dick.duerksen@oc.npuc.org
      6:30 p.m., Encountering the Supernatural – Oregon with Jesse and Amy Shamp of Nashville, Tenn., Valley River Life church, 900 Robin Hood, Eugene 97401. Also in Portland Saturday and Salem Sunday (see listings below).  KingdomCultureInternational.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
    Upward Trails ministry’s bike ride on the Row River Trails, part of the Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway. Goes past Dorena Dam and historic covered bridges.  Starting at Mosby Creek Trailhead and riding 12.5 miles to Dorena covered bridge and then back.  A mostly flat route. 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    9 to 10 a.m., Laps for Life walk/run to benefit Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers in McMinnville, Lafayette and Newberg, East Entrance, Patio C at Wortman Park, 2051 N.E.  Lafayette Ave, McMinnville 97128.  Prizes in many categories. Free lunch for participants. For pledge sheets: 503-434-4400; email pcicyamhill@verizon.net or go to www.pregnancyhelp.info
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., One Hope Network’s Project Hope: School Work Day, at schools throughout Lane County.  Dozens of churches select a neighborhood school to serve by preparing the grounds and facilities for the new school year.  onehopenetwork.org
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parkrose Compassion Mini-Clinic, free health clinic for low-income residents, Gateway Church, 13300 N.E. San Rafael St., Portland 97230 compassionconnect.com
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 70th anniversary event for First Baptist Church of Dallas, 245 S.W. Church St, Dallas 97338. Free food, music and more. 503-580-7711,serenamlairson@yahoo.com
        6:30 p.m., Encountering the Supernatural – Oregon with Jesse and Amy Shamp of Nashville, Tenn., Westside Vineyard Church, 5656 S.W. Humphrey Blvd., Portland  97221.  Also in Salem on Sunday (see listing below)  KingdomCultureInternational.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26
    2:30 to 6 p.m., One Hope Network’s Project Hope: Kid’s Fair and Back-to-School Giveaway, Eugene location to be announced.  onehopenetwork.org
    5 p.m., Outdoor Sunday Evenings First Responders Night and free barbecue dinner, Southwest Bible Church, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007. 503-524-7000 or swbible.org
       6:30 p.m., Encountering the Supernatural – Oregon with Jesse and Amy Shamp of Nashville, Tenn., Life Church, 255 College Drive N.W., #A, Salem 97304.  KingdomCultureInternational.com
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28
    11 a.m., Evangelist and prophetic minister Kim Johnson speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. A former drug addict, Johnson ministers much of the year in Switzerland and Germany.   $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
    7 p.m., Faith and Family Night featuring Skillet in concert at Oregon State Fair, L.B. Day Amphitheater on the state fairgrounds, Salem. oregonstatefair.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
    Bluegrass and Blueberries event featuring the Bethel Mountain Band, Hope Village, 1535 S. Ivy St., Canby 97013. 503-266-9810 or bethelmountainband.com or hopevillage.org
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
    Labor Day Weekend Retreat with Luke Frechette, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381.  Frechette is the teaching pastor at South Beach Church in Newport. Suggested Donation: $150/adult, $75/ages 7-12, $35/ages 4-6; age 3 and younger are free. Christianrenewalcenter.org
    16th annual Xfest Christian music and arts festival, first of three consecutive days, Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, Wash. Free.. Dozens of Northwest bands of many music genres. Art gallery. Worship times. Camping. xfestnw.org