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February 2019 calendar

    Volunteer training for Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers of Yamhill County, dates and location to be announced.  503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill @frontier.com
    Uncorked event to benefit My Father’s House shelter in Gresham, Lakeside Gardens, 16211 S.E. Foster Road, Portland 97236. $50 general admission, $75 “golden ticket”  includes early entrance. 503-492-3046 or www.familyshelter.org
    Super Bowl Sunday.  This afternoon is the 53rd anniversary NFL championship game, telecast from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga.  Some churches will sponsor special viewing parties.
   7 p.m., Johnson Strings from Branson, Mo., in concert, Hope Community Church of Lake Oswego, 14790 Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego 97035. 503-635-4880 or office@hopeoswego.com
    7 p.m., Johnson Strings from Branson, Mo., in concert, Grand View Baptist Church, 14855 S Leland Rd, Beavercreek 97004.  southerngospelpdx.com/concerts.html
    Generation Unleashed youth conference, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Convention Center, Portland.  Featured speakers are Havilah Cunnington of Bethel Church in Redding, Calif.; Mark Pettus of Church in the Highlands in Alabama; and Chad Veach of Zoe Church in Los Angeles, Calif. Generationunleashed.com
    7 to 9:15 p.m., Foundations of Life Conference, first of two consecutive days, Calvary Community Church, 2655 38th Ave., Longview, Wash. 98632. Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.  Kids’ program offered on Saturday.  Speakers include Pat  Roy, co-founder of Creation Quest and former radio producer for the Institute for Creation Research;  Thomas Kindell, founder of Texas-based Reasons for Faith Ministries; and Paul Taylor, director of the Mount St. Helens Creation Museum in Castle Rock, Wash. Free admission. www.foundationsconference.org
    IF Gathering, a discipleship event for women, streamed live from Dallas, Texas,  first of two consecutive days. www.ifgathering.com. The event is viewable at several Oregon locations but at slilghtly different times and registration fees, including:
    •6 to 9:30 p.m. tonight and 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Church on the Hill, 700 N. Hill Road, McMinnville 97128.  $50. ifmcminnville.iflocal.com
    •6 to 9 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Countryside Community Church, 18810 S.W. Kruger Road, Sherwood 97140 $10. countrysidechurch.iflocal.com
    •5 to 9 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Journey Church, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend 97703. $25. journeyinbend.iflocal.com
    Evening, Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, a  “prom night” for people with special needs ages 14 and older, at  six  locations in this part of the Northwest: Mountainview Christian Church, 1890 N.E. Cleveland Ave., Gresham 97030; Newberg Christian Church, 2315 Villa Road, Newberg 97132. Salem Alliance Church, 555 Gaines St. N.E.,  Salem 97301; Suburban Christian Church, 2760 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis 97333; Westside Community Church, Beaverton; WestsIde Community Church, 6601 Tingley Lane, Klamath Falls 97603; and Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98661.  timtebowfoundation.org/ministries/night-to-shine
    9 to 11 a.m. Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision presents Breaking the Chains of Poverty with Sandra Drury, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035. Drury travels the world on behalf of World Vision to teach workshops on the biblically empowered worldview. Most recently she was in several African nations to facilitate presentations with pastors there.  cwwov.org
    Northwest Marriage Conference sponsored by WAY-FM, Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98661. Featured speakers are Mike and Laurie Sheffield of Agape Marriage; Steve Stephens of Every Marriage Matters and pastor and author Scott LaPierre. $59 per couple. www.WayFM.com
    11 a.m., 2019 Freedom Rally sponsored by Oregon Liberty Alliance, Portland Airport Holiday Inn, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd, Portland 97220.  Speakers are Star Parker, founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education; Kayleigh McEnany, acting national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee; Kristen Waggoner, senior vice president of the U.S. legal division of Alliance Defending Freedom; Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee; and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon.  $40 includes lunch; free for youth younger than 16. oregonlibertyalliance.com
    Evening, Good Samaritan Ministries’ annual meeting, at the ministry headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg., 23, Beaverton 97008. 503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanminsitries.org
    Valentine’s Day. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, now recognized as a celebration of romantic love. Some churches may have special observances on or near this date.
    Lutheran Elementary School Tournament, first of three consecutive days, Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St., Portland 97211.  Held in partnership with elementary schools of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, this includes a variety of academic, athletic and recreational activities.  503-493-6315 or www.cu-portland.edu/admission/lutheran-elementary-school-tournament
    1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 19th annual Valentine Open House, Parkview Christian Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220. Chocolate, refreshments, gifts and prize drawings. RSVP to 503-255-7160 or ParkviewRetirement.org
    1 to 8 p.m., Willamette Sportsman Show sponsored by Jefferson Baptist Church Men’s Ministries, first of three consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, Albany.  Continues 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults and teens; free for ages 12 and younger.  503-551-8425 or blewisfam1@msn.com or willamettesportsmanshow.com
    7 p.m., CM52 Training for Childhood Ministry sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of two consecutive days, Northwest Baptist Center, ,3200 N.E. 109th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  Continues 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with breakout sessions  on preschool leadership, older children’s leadership and vacation Bible  schools.  360-882-2100 or LAStark@NWBaptist.org
    8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Second annual “Breathe’ Mid-Valley Home School Conference, First Assembly of God Church, 726 W. Oak St., Lebanon 97355.  Theme this year: “Is Jesus Really Enough?”  Speakers are Lee Binz of The Home Scholar in Normandy Park, Wash.; Ann Dunagan of Harvest Ministry in Hood River, and Ashley Yoder of Lebanon. www.midvalleyhomeschoolconference.com
    9 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
    6 p.m., Annual gala for Called to Rescue, Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220. Theme is “Daddy’s Little Girl.” Silent and live auctions and dinner. Called to Rescue works to rescue young girls from sexual exploitation.  $50. 360-356-3761 or calledtorescue.org
President’s Day. A federal, state and local holiday honoring the individuals who have held our nation’s top leadership post.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 10th anniversary celebration for In Our Backyard, a Redmond-based ministry combatting child sex trafficking, Residence Inn, 500 S.W. Bond St., Bend 97702. Theme is “A Decade of Dedication: Celebrating 10 years in the fight against human trafficking.” Light refreshments provided. 541-639-5008 or www.InOurBackyard.org
    Global Legacy Northwest Conference, first of two consecutive days, New Horizons Church, 2705 N.E. Destiny Drive, McMinnville 97128.  Global Legacy is Bethel Church of Redding, Calif.’s relational network of revival leaders.  It exists to connect and encourage revivalists everywhere in every type of career or vocation to see the Kingdom of God advance. Featured speaker is Steve Backlund,  member of the Bethel Church leadership team and senior associate director of Global Legacy.  503-472-4970 or www.newhorizons.church
    Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s Fusion conference for children and youth leaders, first of three consecutive days, Peoples Church, 4500 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97315.  oregonag.org
    Mission ConneXion Northwest presents Short-Term Mission ConneXion, first of two consecutive days, Eastridge Church, 14100 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015. Theme is “Plan Ahead.”  Speakers are Jaime Saint, executive director of I-TEC and grandson of Christian martyr Nate Saint, and Brian Heerwagen, CEO of Standards of Excellence (SOE) in Short-Term Mission. The conference also includes round table discussions, a Q&A time with a panel of experts, and workshops.  www.missionconnexion.com/
    Men in the Arena Weekend sponsored by The Great Hunt for God, first of two consecutive days, McMinnville location to be announced.   Featured speakers are Wess Stafford, former longtime president of Compassion Internationall Paul Coughlin of The Protectors, a bullying prevention outreach, and author of No More Christian Nice Guy and Free Us from Bullying; and Jim Ramos, founder of The Great Hunt for God.  thegreathuntforgod.com
    Worship Northwest, first of two consecutive days, Dayspring Fellowship, 1755 Lockhaven Drive N.E., Keizer 97303. 503-390-3900 or worshipnorthwest.com
    Oregon Christian Writers’ Winter One-Day Conference, Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305    Keynote speaker is  Carrie Stuart Parks.  Www.OregonChristianWriters.org
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Marriage Cafe, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner. 97392  A focus on improving communication in marriage.  Led by Keith Potter, vice president for advancement at Northwest Christian University in Eugene.  $50 per couple; includes lunch. Oregonchristianconvention.org
    Eighth annual RainFest Golf Challenge to benefit Salem Leadership Foundation, Salem Golf Club, 2025 Golf Course Road S, Salem 97302 salemLF.org
    Corban University Scholarship Luncheon, Salem location to be announced. corban.edu
    7 to 9 p.m., Compassion to Action Follow-Up Gathering, Abiding Place Christian Center, 4536 NE. 116th Ave., Portland 97220.  This is one of several such gatherings this year as a follow-up to evangelist Chris Overstreet’s Compassion to Action outreach last September at the Oregon Convention Center.  info@servingourneighbors.org