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August 2019 calendar

This is a guide to Christian-oriented performances, activities, speakers and ministry events.  If you would like your event listed at no cost, leave details by phone at 503-537-9220, by e-mail at cnnw@cnnw.com, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 974, Newberg, OR 97132.  (Note: Inclusion of an event in this calendar does not necessarily indicate endorsement by this newspaper).
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1
  37th annual yard sale fundraiser to benefit Thiessen Roadhouse Ministries, first of four consecutive days, location to be announced.  503-653-0450  or ThiessenRoadHouse.com
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Klamath Falls location to be announced. the extremetour.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2
    Father-Daughter Weekend, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tilikum, 15321 N.E. North Valley Road, Newberg 97132. 503-538-2763 or camptilikum.org
    4 p.m., 20th annual Ramming Steer Gospel Music Roundup, first of three consecutive days, Tim and Judy Buhler Farm, 4870 VanWell Road, Dallas 97338.  Featured musicians are Cool Water, Tim English and Family, Vic and Sally Sanders, and Don Baker.  Tonight is a 4 p.m. potluck followed by 6 p.m. concert and 8 p.m. fellowship.  Saturday has breakfast at 8:30 a.m., potlucks at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., jam session at 1 p.m., concert at 4 p.m. and fellowship at 7 p.m.  Sunday has breakfast at 8:30 a.m.; church service at 10:30 a.m. at nearby Salt Creek Church, 15075 Salt Creek Road; potluck at 1 p.m.; concert at 4 p.m. and fellowship at 6 p.m.  Dry camping available to RVers with a $75 donation.  503-623-4039.
    Parent-Child Camp for second- or third-graders and their same-gender parent, grandparent or guardian, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch,  61500 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge. 97413. 503-252-0272 or juliemariejackson@comcast.net
    Evening,  Christian author Lora Jones signing copies of her book Song of a Wounded Heart during downtown Newberg’s First Friday ArtWalk event, Chapters Books, 701 E. First St., Newberg 97132.  Jones’ book tells the true story of her journey from death to hope after she lost her husband and two children in a vehicle accident in 2004.  Today she is an inspirational speaker who encourages others to renew their faith in God even in difficult circumstances.  www.lorajones.org
    6 to 10 p.m., Kairos Ministries church of Springfield presents the third annual Miracle Farm event, first of two consecutive evenings. on a farm at 4821 Jasper Road, Springfield 97478. Free-admission worship and ministry in a large tent. Food trucks available for purchase of items. Kids’ activities, snacks and worship for ages 4 through middle school. julie@kairosministries.net
    7 p.m. Journey Theater Arts Group presents the musical Newsies, first of seven performances this month,  Heritage High School Performing Arts Center, 7825 N.E. 130th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  Also at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 9, 2 p.m .Aug. 4 and 11, and 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 10.  Advance adutl tickets $18, $12 for youth age 2 though 18 and for senior citizens; add $4 if purchasing tickets at the door. 360-750-8550 or journeytheater.org
    8 p.m., Fellowship for Performing Arts presents C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert, first of two performances this weekend, Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland 97205. Also at 4 p.m. Saturday. Awarding-winning actor Max McLean presents his acclaimed portrayal of Lewis’ dramatic conversion from determined atheist to vibrant Christian apologist. Followed by a post-show discussion with McLean. Recommended for ages 13 and older; children younger than 4 not admitted.  www.cslewisonstage.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
    Upward Trails ministry hike on the Camp Disappointment Trail to North Head Lighthouse on the southwest Washington coast.  About 6.2 miles, with 800-foot elevation gain.  503-484-7998 or 503-648-9267 or upwardtrails.org
    Race for the Homeless, benefiting Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver, Wash., starting at the O.O. Howard House, 750 Anderson St., Vancouver 98661. https://newheights.org/race/
    10 a.m. Promotional and volunteer gathering for Conquest 2019, Father’s House International/Casa del Padre church, 1666 S.E. Lambert St., Portland 97202.   Conquest 2019 is a multicultural and bilingual worship event and conference to be held Sept. 7 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Conquest2019.org
    Summer Family Conference with Randy Remington and A.J. Swoboda, first of eight consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center,  Remington is senior pastor of Baverton Foursquare Church and president-election of the Foursquare Church worldwide, and Swoboda is pastor of Theophilus church in Portland. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    Noon to 9 p.m., Love Encounter outreach to Gresham by Healing Hands Ministry and other ministries, based out of Main City Park, 219 S. Main Ave, Gresham 97080. Worship, preaching, and  “saturating the city” with the Gospel of Christ. 360-936-7763 or healinghandsministry01@gmail.com
    4 to 6 p.m., Baptism service conducted by Chris Overstreet’s Compassion to Action ministry, Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.E. Lake Road, Camas, Wash. 98607. Register for free at www.eventbrite.com/e/baptism-tickets-65285428474
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4
    Upward Trails ministry hike on a new trail near Starvation Creek in the Columbia River Gorge.  At least three waterfalls viewable.  Very little elevation gain unless the group hikes to Lancaster Falls.  Mileage to be determined by the group. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org
    Willamette Valley Camp Meeting for the Churches of God of Oregon and southwest Washington, first of six consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Guest speaker is Ben Hardman, pastor of Grace Matietta in Atlanta, Ga. and former staff member at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Ky. orwacog.org
    1 to 5 p.m., 28th annual Raised Country Music Festival, on the lawn of Antelope Community Church, 45449 College St,. Antelope 97001. Performances by Olivia Harms Wichman, Mud Springs Gospel Band and Joni Harms. 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
    5:30 p.m., Tailgate Night as part of Southwest Bible Church’s 19th annual Outdoor Sunday Evening Series, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  Free food and drink and a performance by The Beat Goes On Marching Band, playing hit songs from the past several decades.  503-524-7000 or swbible.org
    Surfside Camp for high schoolers, first of seven consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy. 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136.  503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org
    Teen and Rad Camps for ages 13-17, first of eight consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org
MONDAY, AUGUST 5
    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Henry Gruver speaking at weekly Van-couver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, The Old Spaghetti Factory, 780 S.E. 160th Ave. (and Mill Plain), Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Gruver is a prayer walker and has ministered throughout the United States and in many other nations, including Japan, China and South Korea. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
TUESDAY, AUGUST 6
     11 a.m. Henry Gruver speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. Gruver is a prayer walker and has ministered throughout the United States and in many other nations, including Japan, China and South Korea. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s monthly CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Centers Network Luncheon, Tabernaculo de Salem, 5010 Acts Way N.E., Salem 97317.  Featured will be stories of outreach by local churches. 503-315-8924.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
    Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit national simulcast, first of two consecutive days. Viewing sites include Newberg Christian Church, Dayspring Fellowship, Keizer; Foothills Community Church, Molalla; Abundant Life Church, Damascus; Mannahouse church, Eugene; Redeemer’s Fellowship, Roseburg; New Hope Community Church, Hermiston; East Park Church, Vancouver, Grace Foursquare Church, Camas, Wash.   globalleadership.org
    Oregon Royal Rangers Powwow 2019 for youth, first of four consecutive days, Camp Wildcat, Wildcat Road, Prineville 97754. oregonag.org
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9
    7 to 10 p.m., Compassion to Action’s Flood Portland summer evangelistic event, based at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 S.W. Sixth Ave., Portland 97205. From that location, teams will go to to “flood the city with the message and power of the gospel and the love of God.” CompassionToAction.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10
    Upward Trails ministry hike on a new trail to Mirror Lake, which reflects Mount Hood.  The hike continues to the top of Tom, Dick & Harry Ridge for commanding views..  A 7.5-mile outing, with 1,500-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org.
    8 a.m. to evening, Valley View Air Show, Valley View Retirement Village, 15600 S.W. Rock of Ages Road, McMinnville 97128.  Free concerts and activities, including “Kids Village” of attractions, horse and wagon rides, remote control aircraft, and car show. Music by Gospel Echoes Northwest, Bethel Mountain Band, Heath Brothers, Tim Lovelace and Jericho Road. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available at minimal charge. Canned food donations for local needy welcomed.  503-472-6212 or rockofagesvalleyview.com
    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Christian writers’ conference, Pioneer Christian Academy, 331 Blakely Ave., Brownsville 97327.  Featured speaker is Chris Miller, principal of the new Pioneer Christian Academy in Brownsville, who will talk about finding a messae.  Also choice of workshops by published writers Dorcas Smucker, Laura Smucker, Mary Hake, as well as one on supporting a writer, by Paul Smucker, pastor of Brownsville Mennonite Church.  This conference was originally aimed at Anabaptist Christian writers but is now open to all writers of all levels.  $30 advance or $35 at the door and includes lunch and snacks.  Register at dorcassmucker@gmail.
com or by mail to Paul Smucker, 31148 Substation Drive, Harrisburg, OR 97446.
    9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eighth annual Salute to Veterans Car and Motorcycle Show, Washington County Fair Complex, 873 N.E. 34th Ave, Hillsboro 97124. Benefits in part Salvation Army Veterans & Family Center in Beaverton. 503-780-4679 or lynnkirwan1@comcast.net or www.-salute-to-veterans-car-motorcyle-show.com
    Summer Family Conference with Jim Burns and Gary Gaddini, first of eight consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center,  Burns is executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University in California, and Gaddini is leader pastor of Peninsula Covenant Church in Redwood City, Calilf.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    4 p.m., Presentation by the Bend-based Tom Flaskerud Evangelistic Association’s Freedom Team, Eastside Free Methodist Church, 650 SE 139th Ave., Portland 97233.  The Freedom Team most often ministers in prisons, but also occasionally in other settings. 541-390-7770 or TFEA.us
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lev Hallel outdoor dance symposium and concert featuring Ted Pearce and Messianic dance teams, American Legion Community Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond 97756.  levhalleldance@gmail.com
    5 p.m., Good News Today, a free-admission event with music by Crowder, Phil Wickham, Andy Mineo and Sarah Reeves and a message by Oregon evangelist Jose Zayas, Hillsboro Stadium,  4450 N.E. Century Blvd, Hillsboro 97124. goodnewstoday.world
    5 p.m., International evangelist Andrew Palau speaking as part of Southwest Bible Church’s 19th annual Outdoor Sunday Evening Series, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  Also live music, fun activities and food available from local food carts.  503-524-7000 or swbible.org
MONDAY, AUGUST 12
    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 Brian Bird, a screenwriter and producer,  and Francine Rivers, best-selling novelist.   Pre-conference seminar “Troubleshooting Your Novel” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today with author Steven James. www.oregonchristianwriters.org
    Western Oregon Kids Camp for second through sixth graders 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.  $210 by July 25; $230 after that date. oregonag.org/events/kids-camp
TUESDAY, AUGUST 13
    11 a.m. David Regan speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon.  From Vancouver, Regan owns a bail bond business and has brought many of his clients to Christ.  He also is a candidate for Vancouver City Council. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    1 p.m., 11th 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.  Proceeds split between Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver, Bridge the Gap and the church’s missions in Rwanda. $100 individual golfer or $380 for a foursome.360-904-8381 or www.scrambleforthekids.org
    6 to 8 p.m., Picnic and evening presentation for both men and women sponsored by Lebanon After 5 Connection, River Park, 1235 E. Grant St., Lebanon 97355.  Special feature is “Take A Hike,” presented by Rod Sell, board member of Build Lebanon Trails, which seeks to establish local multi-use public trails. He will tell how the group is working to design, build, and maintain more than 50 miles of trails in and around Lebanon. Guest speaker Ann Mincey Jetton will talk on “Her Life’s Imperative!” From a preacher’s daughter in Ohio to a corporate executive for Redken 5th Avenue New York, Jetton has inspired and influenced many through her books and lectures and has received many leadership awards. $10. RSVP at 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14
     9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Vancouver Women’s Connection monthly brunch, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98662. Elena Huizer from the Washington State Attorney General’s Office will speak on “Don’t Get Scammed,” focusing on top 10 common scams and how to avoid them.  Also, Redken beauty professional Ann Mincey will present “Get Glowing: You are a Star Right Where You Are.” $21. RSVP by phone at 360-892-5523, by text at 360-835-5268 or by email at vancouverwa.wcon@gmail.com
    Family Camp, first of five consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org
    7 p.m., Master’s Voice in concert, First Christian Church, 1250 Nyssa, Junction City 97448. Free admission; freewill offering taken.  541-998-2364 or www.fcc-jc.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
    Men’s Retreat sponsored by the Churches of God of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch, 61500 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge 97413. Featured speaker is Brian Arnold, senior pastor at Lynchwood Church of God in Portland. www.orwacog.org
    1 p.m., Golf tournament to benefit The Sanctuary Inn near Welches, Mount Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E. Fairway Ave., Welches 97067. Missionaries come to the inn for healing and refreshment. Four-person scramble format, $125 per golfer.  Bring a dinner guest for $25 additional at 25315 E. Arrah Wanna Blvd. in Welches.  www.sanctuaryinn.org/golf-tournament
    7 p.m., Worship at the Park, Montheith Park, 489 NW Water Ave, Albany 97321. Free admission; bring blankets and chairs.  Sponsored by Jesus Pursuit Church, Valley Christian Center, Willamette Community Church, Hope Church, Hope 107.9 and Teen Challenge. 541-924-0883.
    7 to 9:30 p.m., Gospel Sing Live! with The Booth Brothers, Tribute Quartet and Wes Hampton, Riverfront Park, 200 Water St. N.E. Salem 97301. Tickets from $30 to $60, those paying the general admission price of $30 should bring a blanket or chair. 503-652-8158 or kpdq.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the short Valley of the Giants Trail on the way to Lincoln City, then also on the level Roads End Trail on the beach.  A 4.5-mile outing, with 400-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
    9 a.m., Hope for Salem Run/Walk to benefit Hope Pregnancy Clinic of Salem, Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S.W. Salem 97302. A choice of 1K, 5K or 10K distances. Registration is $25 for adults 18 years and older; $10 for youth ages 6 to 17; Children ages 5 and under are free.  hopeforsalem.org/ resources/display/events
    9 to 10:30 a.m. Laps for Life fundraiser for Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers of Yamhill County, East entrance, Patio C at Wortman Park, 2051 N.E. Lafayette Ave, McMinnville 97128.  Benefits centers in McMinnville, Lafayette and Newberg. Prizes awarded in many categories.  Free lunch provided afterward for all particiipants and their families.  For pledge sheets and additional information, 503-434-4400 or pcic@pregnancyhelpinfo.us or www.pregnancyhelp.info
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seventh annual Laurel Day, Laurel Community Church, 14127 S.W. Campbell Road, Hillsboro 97123.  A free family event that includes a car show, farmers’ market, games for kids, barbecue and more. www.laurelchurch.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 friendsofthecarpenter.org
    Free Family Fun Day, Faithful Savior Lutheran Church, 11100 N.E. Skidmore St., Portland 97220.  A variety of fun activities for kids, refreshments, information on local resources and more. 503-257-9409
    11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon with speaker Stephanie Carmichael, Parkview Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  From Bend, Carmichael, who has been battling breast cancer,  will speak on joy and peace in the midst of difficult circumstances. $15.50.  RSVP to 503-658-5453 or joylindstedt@msn.com
    11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fourth annual Eugene Food Truck Fest to benefit Eugene Mission, first of two consecutive days, PK Park, 2800 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene 97401. Continues 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.   Eugenefoodtruckfest.com
    Noon, Fish Fest presented by KFIS 104.1 “The Fish” Radio, Riverfront Park, 200 Water St. N.E., Salem, 97301.  Performances by Matt Maher, Zach Williams, Mac Powell & The Family Reunion, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, and Mark Lee (formerly of Third Day) FishFestPortland.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 18
    Summer Family Conference with Gary Gulbranson, first of seven consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center, Gulbranson is senior pastor of Westminister Chapel in Bellevue, Wash. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    5 to 8:30 p.m. International Night as part of Southwest Bible Church’s 19th annual Outdoor Sunday Evening Series, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  A variety of food from around the world, and an inflatables play area for fifth-grade students and younger.  503-524-7000 or swbible.org
MONDAY, AUGUST 19
    24th annual Adventist Health Foundation golf benefit, Riverside Golf Club, 8105 N.E. 33rd Drive, Portland 97211.  www.adventisthealth.org/portland/about-us/foundation/annual-golf-benefit/
    11 a.m., YLinks: Business Leaders Golf for Good tournament to benefit YMCA of Columbia-Willamette, Pumpkin Ridge Gofl Course, 12930 N.W. Old Pumpkin Ridge Road, North Plains 97133. Tee-off is at 12:30.  Evening speaker at 7 is  Les “Pee Wee” Harrison, a motivational speaker, author, former Harlem Globetrotter performer and anti-bullying advocate. ymcacw.org/events/
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    6:30 p.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision’s Summer Book Group, home of Chris Kondrat,  1445 N.W. 116th Ave., Portland 97229. The group will discuss We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai.  503-650-4837.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Drop-in open house at C.S. Lewis Academy, 1605 N. College St., Newberg 97132. 503-538-0114 or cslewisacademy.com
    11 a.m. Sandra Grace speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon.  Grace is an evangelist who regular attends the luncheon meeting.  She will share stories of salvations and God’s miraculous provision from her recent ministry trip to Honduras. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21
    Family Camp, first of five consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org
     6 to 8 p.m., Thrivent, a Christian membership organization, presents a free workshop on financial strategies to make college more affordable, Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 7275 S.W. Hall Blvd., Beaverton 97008. No products sold at this event. Complimentary dinner provided; students encouraged to attend.  Space is limited. RSVP at collegeplanning-portland.eventbrite.com/?aff=cnnw    For more information, email BoxTMNPacificCascade@Thrivent.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
      8:30 a.m., Speak – Write – Influence 2019, a seminar on how to speak and write with impact, both personally and professionally, Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon St., Portland 97205.  General sessions until noon; VIP sessions continue to 4 p.m.  Speakers include Eldridge Broussard III; authors William Paul Young, Tony Gaskins and Will Moreland;  literary agent Wes Yoder; Steve Halliday of Corban University, enterpreneur Bertony Faustin; former NFL player Alex ;, Jessica Taylor of Multnomah University and Bill Dolan of Spirit Media.  $99 for general sessions only, $249 for VIP ticket. https://speakwriteinfluence2019.eventbrite.com
    10:30 a.m. Promotional gathering for Conquest 2019, Portland-area location to be announced.  Conquest 2019 is a multicultural and bilingual worship event and conference to be held Sept. 7 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Conquest2019.org
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
    Oregon Adventist Motorcyclists’ Camp Meeting, first of three consecutive days, Gladstone Park Seventh-day Adventist Campground,  19800 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. oregonadventist.org
    7 p.m., Andrew Peterson in concert, Life Community Church, 4900 Hwy 99W, Corvallis 97330. Tickets $15 to $25. https://hope1079.ticketleap.com/andrew-peterson/
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24
`    Upward Trails bicycle outing in Silver Falls State Park near Silverton. Paved trails on rolling hills.  Mileage to be determined by the group. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
    Summer Family Conference with Ed Underwood, first of seven consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Under-wood was longtime lead pastor at the historic Church of the Open Door in Glendora, Calif.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
     7 to 9 p.m., A Night of Worship sponsored by Worship 24/7, Meridian Creek Middle School, 6300 S.W. Hazel St., Wilsonville 97070.  Various worship pastors from Portland-area churches will lead.  833-500-0247 or david@worship247.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25
    4 p.m,., Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Salmon Creek United Methodist Church, 12217 N.E. Hwy 99, Vancouver, Wash. 98686. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
    5 to 8:30 p.m., First Responders Night as part of Southwest Bible Church’s 19th annual Outdoor Sunday Evening Series, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  A tribute to Washington County’s first responders, including safety displays, police and fire vehicles and a Beaverton police canine show.  A free barbecue dinner as those attending talk with local police officers, sheriff’s deputes, firefighters, EMT’s, 911 disptachers and chaplains. 503-524-7000 or swbible.org
    Pastors’ Camp, first of four consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27
    11 a.m. Tom Taylor speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon.  Taylor is former pastor of the Dwelling Place Church in Milwaukie and a worship leader.  In May 2018 he had a massive heart attack; after much prayer and standing on God’s Word, he testifies — and doctors confirm – that his heart is restored to normal function. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28
    7 p.m., Power & Love Conference sponsored by Texas-based Lifestyle Evangelism, first of four consecutive days, Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany 97322. Continues both days and evenings Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Speakers are Todd White and Tom Ruotolo of Lifestyle Christianity and Sean Smith of California-based Pointblank International.  www.powerandlove.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
    Evening, Newsboys United with Adam Agee in concert at Oregon State Fair, Salem. Oregonstatefair.org/concerts
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
    18th annual Xfest Northwest Christian music and art festival, first of three consecutive days, Skamania County Fairgrounds,  710 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, Wash. 98648. Camping, bands and musicians, art gallery.  Food by volunteer chefs. Free admission.  xfestnw.org
    Family Camp, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136. 503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org
    Labor Day Conference with Darryl DelHousaye, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  DelHousaye is president of Phoenix (Ariz.) Seminary.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
    Upward Trails ministry hike to triple-drop Falls Creek Falls in Washington, about 51 miles from Troutdale. 3.4-miles round trip, with 650-foot elevation gain. 360-513-9244 or upwardtrails.org
    Noon to 4 p.m., PDX Fest sponsored by Spring of Life Church of Portland, Director Park, 815 S.W. Park Ave, Portland 97205. 503-305-9377 or pdxfest.com
    1 to 5:30 p.m., Christian Heritage Ministries of the Northwest tour of five memorial sites in the Salem area. Led by Vaughn Longanecker, the tour focuses on the Christian roots of the Oregon Territory.  $3.50 per person or $11 per family. vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    6 p.m., 17th annual Bobby McGhee and Friends Vespers, Sunnyside Adventist Church, 10501 N.E. Market St., Portland 97216. Special speaker is Fred Cornforth. Suggested attire is country Western. 503-252-8080