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August 2020 online/virtual events 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).
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
     10 a.m., Annual business meeting for the Association of the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, orwacog.org/events/annual-business-meeting-4/
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5
     11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Centers meeting, viewable at  https://zoom.us/j/94837799302#success    Discussed will be ways that churches can assist local students who will need to pursue online instruction this fall but whose parents work and can’t supervise them.   For more information, email Sam@SalemLF.org or DJ@SalemLF.org
SUNDAY, AUGUST 9
    9 a.m., Laps for Life walk event to benefit Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers of Yamhill County, Participants choose their own walking route; those unable to walk today can do so another day during this week.  Those who raise at least $50 in pledge support receive a T-shirt. 503-434-4400 or www.pregnancyhelp.info/fundraising-events
MONDAY, AUGUST 10
     6:30 to 10:30 a.m., Nehemiah Week sponsored by Vancouver, Wash.-based Nehemiah Project International Ministries, first of five consecutive days. Theme is “Expansion Through Strategy.” nehemiahecommuni-ty.com/nehemiah-week-2020/
    Oregon Right to Life’s Launch pro-life training event for youth ages 16 to 21, first of three consecutive days, Features Josh Brahm of Equal Rights Institute. ortl.org/launch
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15
    Hope for Salem Run/Walk Virtual Edition to benefit Hope Pregnancy Clinic of Salem. Rather than meet together, participarticipants will run or walk in their own neighborhoods. hopeforsalem.org/resources/display/events
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19
    Oregon Christian Writers’ Virtual Summer Conference, first of two consecutive days. Includes selection of five one-hour workshops plus two premium critique sessions to help encourage writers. Also includes presentations of annual Cascade Writing Awards Wednesday evening. Register at oregonchristianwriters.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27
    The Berean Call Conference, first of three consecutive days, Founded in 1985, The Berean Call seeks to encourage spiritual discernment among those who regarded themselves not just as “evangelicals” but as biblical Christians. Speakers are Elijah Abraham of Living Oasis Ministries, Carl Kerby, author Warren B. Smith and T.A. McMahon of The Berean Call. thebereancall.org/content/2020-conference-only-online-year