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February 2018 calendar

SOMETIME IN FEBRUARY
    Volunteer training for the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers in Yamhill County, dates and location to be announced. The ministry operates centers in McMinnville, Lafayette and Newberg.  503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill@frontier.com
    (Tentative) Pastor’s breakfast at Mount St. Helens Creation Center, 147 Front Ave. N.W., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. 360-274-5737 or mshcreationcenter.org
    Fundraising event for Xpose Hope, an outreach to those involved in the adult entertainment industry, Portland-area location to be announced.   971-319-4413 or xposehope.com
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God presents Recalibrate, with Pastor Troy Jones of The Recalibrate Group, Horizon Community Church, 23370 S.W. Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin 97602. The Recalibrate Group aims to help churches – and their pastors — restore their passion, bring new momentum and energize their ministries by rediscovering the vision in their hearts.  503-393-4411 or oregonag.org/events/recalibrate
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2
    6:30 to 9:45 p.m.., Lifeway Christian Resources presents a simulcast of the Johnny Hunt Men’s Conference from Georgia, first of two consecutive days, Solid Rock Baptist Church, 8510 S.E. Battin Road, Happy Valley 97086. Continues from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Theme is “Unspoken:  What Men Won’t Talk About and Why.” $10. 503-771-8395 or www.solidrocksbc.org/events or www.lifeway.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Verity Forum, Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 S.E. 20th Ave., Portland 97214. This is taught by a dozen women who have studied (many of them at Western Seminary) and lived out ministry for several years. They come together to create a forum of equipping and discussion to serve the women of the Northwest. $30. 503-232-1156.
    Noon to 4 p.m., 2018 Freedom Rally sponsored by the Oregon Lilberty Alliance, Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland 97220. Speakers are David Clarke, former sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisc. and frequent national news commentator; national radio host and commentator Dana Loesch; Joseph Infranco of Alliance Defending Freedom; and Oregon 2nd District Congressman Greg Walden. $45 includes lunch. 503-257-0444 or oregonlibertyalliance.com
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9
    IF Gatherings for women, viewing a major women’s ministry conference in Austin, Texas, first of two consecutive days, held at about 1,000 churches and other locations nationally including a variety of sites in this part of the Northwest  For full information go to ifgathering.com.  Locations include:
•Bridge Church, 503 State Route 409, Cathlamet, Wash. 98612
•15407 NE 181st Loop, Brush Prairie, Wash. 98606
•Evergreen Baptist Church, 13014 N.E. 17th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98684
•GracePoint, 1760 E. Main St., Ashland 97520
•Church on the Hill, 2707 Maranatha Court S.E., Turner 97392
•Church on the Hill, 700 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville 97128
•Red Hills Church, 115 W. Third St., Newberg 97132
•Crossridge Church, 23550 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood 97140
•Countryside Community Church, 18810 S.W. Kruger Road, Sherwood 97140
•Willamette Christian Church, 3153 Brandywine Drive, West Linn 97068
•Westside Community Church, 18390 S.W. Farmington Road, Aloha 97007
•12215 S.W. 14th St., Beaverton 97005
•Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland 97229
•4330 S.E. Division St., No. 207, Portland 97206
•Mosaic, 1832 N.E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., Portland 97212
    Warner Pacific College homecoming, first of two consecutive days, on the college’s Mount Tabor campus, 2219 S.E. 68th Ave, Portland 97215.
    6 to 9 p.m., The Gottman Seven Principals Program, a marriage workshop, first of three consecutive days, East Park Church, 15815  N.E. 18th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98684.  Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Saturday and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Presented by Jeff and Kathy Shenk of Point B Counseling and Coaching, this worskhop is based on the internationally acclaimed research of  John Gottman, and filtered through God’s Word for marriage, According to organizers, it offers something for a man and woman in any phase of marriage, whether contemplating engagement or married 50 years.
    6:45 to 9:30 p.m., Foundations of Life Conference, first of two consecutive days, Calvary Community Church, 2655 38th Ave., Longview, Wash. 98632. Continues from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Saturday.  Free admission.   Foundationsoftruth.org/conference
    Evening, Night to Shine, a prom experience for people with special needs, happening worldwide, including at five Oregon churches. They are Mountainview Christian Church in Gresham, Newberg Christian Church, Salem Alliance Church, Suburban Christian Church in Corvallis, Westside Community Church in Beaverton and WestSide Community Church in Klamath Falls.  Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. www.timtebowfoundation.org/ministries/night-to-shine
    7 p.m., Second annual Culture Conference, first of two consecutive days, Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 S.E. 20th Ave, Portland 97214. Continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.  Theme is “Naming the World: How Stories Sharpen the Mind, Enlarge the Heart and Feed the Soul.”  Keynoter is Joe Rigney of Bethlehem College, author of Live Like a Narnian.  Lectures on works by C.S. Lewis, Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Shakespeare. $10.  503-232-1156 or https://cultureconferencepdx.wordpress.com/
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10
    9 to 11 a.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision presents a “Spotlight on Honduras,” focusing on the work of World Vision in that nation, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035.  www.wovwest.org
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11
    6:30 p.m., ReNew Gathering with Francis Chan, Andrew Palau, Phil Wickham and the University of Oregon Gospel Singers, First Baptist Church of Eugene, 3550 Fox Meadow Road, Eugene 97408. A preliminary event to this summer’s CityFest with Andrew Palau in Eugene.  Free tickets at www.cityfest.org/renew
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
    Christian Heritage of the Northwest Ministries exhibit on the Oregon Territory’s spiritual heritage, at the Oregon State Capitol, Salem.  Vaughn Longanecker of the ministry also will offer a free tour of the Capitol at 4:30 p.m., and also will schedule other tours and presentations for home school groups, churches, Bible study groups and more. 503-709-0779, vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
VALENTINE’S DAY
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
    Valentine’s Day. A day associated with romantic love.  Traced to an early Christian saint named Valentinus.  Some churches will have special events.
    1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 18th annual Valentine Open House, Parkview Christian Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  Refreshments, chocolate, gifts and prize drawings.  503-255-7160 or www.ParkviewRetirement.org
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Northwest Marriage Conference, Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98661. Featured speakers are Scott LaPierre of Marriage God’s Way and pastor of Woodland (Wash.) Christian Church, Mike and Laurie Sheffield of Agape Marriage Connection and psychologist and author Steve Stephens of Every Marriage Matters. $59 per couple advance, $69 per couple on site.  www.facebook.com/nwmarriage
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16
    7 p.m., Kingdom Youth Conference, first of two consecutive days, Multnomah University, 8435 N.E. Glisan St, Portland 97220.   Then 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, with meal breaks.  Theme is “Young Lions.”  Speakers  Kemtol Glasgow, Ryan Edberg.  Worship led by Verses.  Music by Bread of Stone. Also features Reckless Love Revolution.  $35. www.kingdomyouthconference.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17
    Morning, Friends of the Carpenter ministry’s Woodworker Show and Tell, at the Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660.  360-750-4752 or friendsofthecarpenter.org
    9 to 11:30 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219.   503-544-3255 or www.DesignScienceNW.org
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Willamette Sportsman Show sponsored by Jefferson Baptist Church, first of two consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road S.E., Albany 97322.  Continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $6 for ages 13 and older; free for those 12 and younger. willamettesportsmanshow.com
    7 p.m., Hits Deep Tour with Toby Mac, Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour in concert, Moda Center arena, Portland.  TobyMacTour.com  or AwakeningEvents.com
PRESIDENT’S DAY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19
    President’s Day. A local, state and federal holiday honoring the chief executives who have led the nation.
    Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s  Ministers & Spouses Retreat, first of three days, Best Western Agate Beach Inn, 3019 N. Coast Hwy., Newport 97365  Speaker is Pastor Ken Long.  Worship led by Pastor Doug Beisley. orwacog.org
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
    Gil and Brenda Stuart of Restored and Remarried presents “Stepfamily 101” at pastors’ lunch sponsored by His Heart Foundation, Vancouver, Wash.. location to be announced.  restoredandremarried.com or hisheartfoundation.org
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22
    Fusion conference for youth leaders sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Peoples Church, 4500 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305. $60 by Jan. 25, $70 after that date;  $30 for single-day attendance.  503-393-4411 or oregonag.org/events/fusion
    Standards of Excellence in Short-term Missions Pre-Conference, first of two consecutive days, Eastridge Church, 14100 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015.  This is a preliminary event to the Short-Term Mission ConneXion conference at the same location Friday and Saturday. www.missionconnexion.com/short-term-mission-connexion-2018
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
    Worship Northwest, first of two consecutive days, Dayspring Fellowship, 1755 Lockhaven Drive N.E., Keizer 97303. Theme is “Faithful.”  Keynote speaker is “Minister of Groove,” Zoro the Drummer, musician, motivational speaker, master storyteller and author, and founder of Zoro International Ministries.  This annual event also features dozens of workshops related to every facet of worship ministry. worshipnorthwest.com
    7 to 11 p.m., 2018 Mid-Valley Men’s Conference, first of two consecutive days, Salem Evangelical Church, 455 Locust St NE, Salem 97301.  Continues 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, including breakfast. Featured speakers are Carey Casey of the National Center for Fathering and Salem-based international evangelist Reid Saunders. Casey is on the pastoral staff at Lawndale Christian Community Church in Chicago, Ill.  He previously worked with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and served as a chaplain at the 1988 Summer Olympics and for the NFL Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs.  503-581-0102 or salemec.com.mid-valley-mens-conference
    Short-Term Mission ConneXion, first of two consecutive days, Eastridge Church, 14100 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015.  Theme is “Defy the Ordinary.” www.missionconnexion.com/short-term-mission-connexion-2018
    7 to 9:45 p.m., MarriageTeam coaching couples’ training, first of five sessions through early March, Willamette Christian Center, 2500 W. 18th Ave., Eugene 97402.  Also from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 3, and 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 4. $310 per couple.  360-450-3181 or marriageteam.org
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Oregon Christian Writers’ Winter One-Day Conference, Chemeketa Community College,  4000 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305   Keynote speaker is author Ronie Kendig.  www.OregonChristianWriters.org
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Youth Leaders Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.  Theme is “Equipping Youth Leaders to Serve Kids Well.” This is designed for all youth leaders, whether paid or vollunteer.  Topics include self-harm/suicide, Internet safety, and counseling students.  $20 individual; group rate of $74 for four from one church, with $15 for each additional person. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work, a couples workshop, first of two consecutive days, Sandy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 18575 SE Langensand Road, Sandy 97055.  Developed by John Gottman of the University of Washington, this is facilitated by Jon Beaty, who was trained by The Gottman Institute. jonbeaty.com/marriage
    6:30 to 9 p.m., Portland Youth for Christ presents a Comedy Cafe featuring David Pendleton, Galloway Connection Center at New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley  97086. Includes dessert. $35. 503-288-5494 or http://www.yfcpdx.org/events1/comedy_cafe/
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26
    Seventh annual RainFest Golf Challenge to benefit Salem Leadership Foundation, Salem Golf Club, 2025 Golf Course Road S, Salem 97302.  503-315-8924 or www.SalemLF.org