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August 2018 calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
    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
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
    7:30 p.m. Decision America Pacific Northwest Tour event with evangelist Franklin Graham and music by Jeremy Camp, Life Amphitheater of Bend,  1-877-247-2426 or pnw.BillyGraham.org
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
    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.  A benefit for Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver.  5K and 10K run and 5K walk for adults, followed by kids’ fun run.  Adult run and walk are $15 advance, $20 on 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 grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E, Turner 97392.  Main speaker is Michael Thigpen, lead pastor 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
    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
    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, served in their local church and raised their family, 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
    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
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. www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/
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
    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 campfire gatherings.  Featured musical groups are Cool Water, Tim English and Family, Vic and Sally Sanders, and Don Baker.  Dry camping only for Rvers with $75 donation suggested.  Freewill offering taken each night for music artists.  Drive-ups welcome.  503-623-4039 or rammingsteer.wordpress.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
    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 will take off at daybreak. Car show, remote controlled aircraft, horse and wagon rides, kid’s games and bouncy house along with Gospel and Bluegrass music concerts. Activities and concerts are free and open to the public. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are 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
    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
    5 p.m., Outdoor Sunday Evenings Sports Night, free barbecue and inflatables play areea for kids, Southwest Bible Church, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007. 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. $200 by July 26, $220 after that date.  Oregonag.org/events/kids-camps
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
    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
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
    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 also available in Portland-Vancouver area for $55 and $95 for elsewhere in Oregon or Washington.  For local home and Christian schools fourth grade and up, one-hour presentation available for $45.. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    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
    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
    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
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
    23rd annnual 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
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 bike from Washington who is a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association.  He has witnessed for Christ with innumerable other bikers at fairs, retreats, roadside stops and chance roadside meetings. For information, go to OregonConference.org.  To register, email dick.duerksen@oc.npuc.org
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
    9 a.m., Laps for Life walk/run to benefit  the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers in Yamhill County, Wortman Park, 2051 N.E.  Lafayette Ave, McMinnville 97128.  The ministry operates centers in McMinnville, Lafayette and Newberg.  503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill@frontier.com
    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
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
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. His  goal is to raise up believers to be all that God intends them to be through the understanding and applying of God’s Word in their lives. Suggested Donation: $150/adult, $75/ages 7-12, $35/ages 4-6, age 3 & under and younger are free. Christianrenewalcenter.org