February 2020 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 email at email@example.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)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, In the Service of Tea, a free art exhibit by ceramic artist Jonathan Steele, Minthorne Gallery in the Hoover Academic Building on George Fox University’s Newberg campus. 503-554-2634.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1
11 a.m., Christian fellowship time, Centro De Milagros Assembly of God, 824 Monmouth St., Independence 97351. Meet and greet, then noon lunch and game of Uno. $5. 503-623-8847.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Upward Trails ministry’s cross-country six outing to Teacup Lake. in the Mount Hood National Forest. A 4-mile trek with less than 500-foot elevation gain. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.com
Super Bowl Sunday. The 54th Super Bowl for the National Football League championship telecast from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Some churches will hold viewing parties.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Astoria First Assembly of God Church, 1775 Seventh St, Astoria 97103. oregonag.org/events/tour
10 a.m., to noon, Serving Our Neighbors presents The Marketplace Catalyst with author John Seel, first of four different free-admission sessions today and Tuesday at four different times and locations. This morning session is at Best HQ, 12745 S.W. Beaverdam Road, Beaverton 97005. From 3 to 5 p.m. today it is at M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust offices, 655 W. Columbia Way, Suite 700, Vancouver, Wash. 98660. Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon it is at Sterling Communications, 14955 S.W. Sequoia Pkwy., Suite 110, Tigard 97224. The last session is 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Presidential Dining Room at Multnomah University, 8435 N.E. Glisan St., .Portland 97220. From Pennsylvania, Seel is author of The New Copernicans: Millennials and the Survival of the Church. RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/
3 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Hebo Christian Center, 31350 U.S. 101 S., Hebo 97122. oregonag.org/events/tour
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, The Harbor Assembly of God Church, 63748 Harriet Road, Coos Bay 97420. oregonag.org/events/tour
11:30 a.m., Revivalist Deborah Gliebe of Firegate Ministries speaking at Portland meeting of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. www.FireGate.org
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Port Orford Christian Center, 936 Washington St, Port Orford 97465. oregonag.org/events/tour
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Christian Doctrine and Systematic Theology, a tuition-free course developed by the Contenders Discipleship Initiative and Village Missions, first of weekly sessions through June 9, Evangelical Bible Church, 1175 S.E. Howe St., Dallas 97338. This provides a comprehensive overview of the major doctrines of the Bible, putting them in the context of a systematic theology. Register at villagemissions.org/ebccontenders
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting with Deborah Gliebe, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236. Gliebe (www.firegate.org) is a revival minister.
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Winston Assembly of God Church, 360 Darrell Ave, Winston 97496. oregonag.org/events/tour
10 a.m., Revivalist Deborah Gliebe of Firegate Ministries speaking at Portland Aglow meeting, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236. www.FireGate.org
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s CAN (Churches as Neighborhood) monthly luncheon, Oak Park Church of God, 2990 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305. Stories about outreach in Salem-Keizer will be shared. salemlf.org
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, New Life Church, 2080 19th St., Springfield 97477. oregonag.org/events/tour
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Living Word Fellowship, 12700 S.E. Orient Drive, Boring 97009. oregonag.
10 a.m., BLESS fellowship and service group for women 55 and older, Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Portland 97219. Besides this monthly meeting, the group also does a designated service project each month. 503-620-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s free Faith-based Estate Planning Seminar, Collier Law, 1020 Liberty St. S.E., Salem 97302. Includes lunch. RSVP to 503-315-8924 or Jennifer@salemLF.org
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Faith Journey Church, 11265 SW Gaarde St, Tigard 97224. oregonag.org/events/tour
6:30 p.m., Food for Life Cooking Class, Abundant Living Center at Castle Rock Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7531 Old Pacific Hwy. N., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. Deana Snyder will present plant-based dessert recipes. 369-967-2165.
7:30 p.m., Monster Piano Concert presented by George Fox University’s 14th annual Bösendorfer Concert Series, Bauman Auditorium on the Newberg campus. Eighteeen performers will play both classical and familiar pieces on eight pianos, on many occasions simultaneously, and the university’s Rodgers organ. Musician are George Fox students or students from Professor Kenn Willson’s piano studio. Some selections will feature as many as 16 pianists at one time. $12 for general admission, $8 for seniors and alumni, and $6 for students and children under 12. 503-554-3844 or music.georgefox.edu/concerts
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
IF Gatherings for women, viewing a major women’s ministry conference in Dallas, Texas, first of two consecutive days, held at hundreds of churches and other lcoations nationally including a variety of sites in this part of the Northwest. For full information go to ifgathering.com. Locations include: 829 14th St., Lafayette 97127; 137 S. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach 97136; Colossae Church, 12244 S.W. Garden Place, Tigard 97223; Church on the Hill, 700 N. Hill Road, McMinnville 97128; Abundant Life Church, 17241 S.E. Hemrich Road, Damascus 97089; First Baptist Church of Salem, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301; Outward Church, 775 Front St. N.E., Salem 97301; Journey Church, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend 97703; Church on the Hill, 2707 Maranatha Court S.E., Turner 97392; Hermiston Christian Center, 1825 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston 97838; Refuge City Anthem House, 1791 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls 97603.
5 p.m., Women Encouraged conference, first of two consecutive days, Reformation Covenant Church, 1201 JQ Adams St., Oregon City 97045. Speakers are author Glenna Marshall, Gretchen Ronnevik and Bethany Barendregt. kpdq.com/content/
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Free showing of the movie Indivisible, The Gathering Place, 2500 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98665. 360-696-0333 or www.gatheringchurch.com
Evening, Tim Tebow Foundation presents Night to Shine, a prom experience for people with special needs, happening worldwide, including at the following churches in our region: Estacada First Baptist Church, 29101 S.E. Eagle Creek Road, Estacada 97023; Grace Point Fellowship, 213 S. First, Medford 97501; Northwest 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, 18390 S.W. Farmington Road, Beaverton 97007; WestSide Community Church of the Nazarene, 6601 Tingley Lane, Klamath Falls 97603 and Grace Baptist Chruch, 1280 W. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash. 98672. www.timtebowfoundation.org/ministries/night-to-shine
7 p.m., Ignite conference, first of three consecutive days, Scappoose Foursquare Church, 33404 S.W. JP West Road, Scappoose 97056. Speaker is Nathan French, founder of Rock Revival Center in Gig Harbor, Wash. $10. scappoosefoursquare.org
7 p.m., Revivalist Deborah Gliebe of Firegate Ministries speaking at Healing Rooms ministry, New Life Christian Center, 16575 S.E. Webster Road, Milwaukie 97267. www.FireGate.org
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8
9 to 11 a.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision presents Face to Face with the Refugee Crisis with Steve Haas, chief catalyst for the international relief agency World Vision, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035. Haas has been with World Vision more than three decades. The past several years, he has made multiple trips to support World Vision’s work with refugees. cwwov.org
Noon, Matters of the Heart weekend for women, first of two consecutive days, Emmanuel Church, 1033 N. Sumner, Portland 07217. Keynote speaker is Toni Alvarado from Atlanta, Ga. kpdq.com/content/community-events/
5 to 8 p.m., Good Samaritan Ministries’ annual meeting, at the ministry office, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg. 23, Beaverton 97008. Executive Director Teresa Stroup will report on the past year and on future plans. www.goodsamaritanministries.org
6 p.m. Vespers concert featuring violinist Jaime Jorge, Pleasant Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11125 SE 172nd Ave, Happy Valley, 97086. 503-658-2248.
7 p.m. Michael Jr. comedy night to benefit Union Gospel Mission of Salem, Elsinore Theater, 170 High St. S.E., Salem 97301. $25, or $22 each for church groups of 10 or more. ugmsalem.org/comedynight
7 to 10 p.m., Uncorked event to benefit My Father’s House shelter in Gresham, Lakeside Gardens, 16211 S.E. Foster Road, Portland 97236. 503-492-3046 or www.familyshelter.org
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9
11:30 a.m., Seventh annual Take Heart Ministry Widows’ and Women Alone Valentine Luncheon, Gladstone Park Adventist Chruch, 8378 Cason Road, Gladstone 97027. For those “widowed, divorced, alone, or just hurting or willing to come in support of those of us who are.” 503-655-2614 or 541-367-4913.
3 p..m., Revivalist Deborah Gliebe of Firegate Ministries speaking House of Bethany Christian Home Fellowship, 3201 318th St., Ocean Park, Wash. 98640.. www.FireGate.org
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Path Church, 310 N. 10th St., Central Point 97502. oregonag.org/events/tour
6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664. Food and fellowship during first hour, followed by music and a speaker at 7. 360-694-6914 or www.facebook.com/vancouveraglow
7 p.m., Information Night at Trinity Academy, 7424 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland 97217. www.pdxTrinity.org
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Refuge Church, 2404 Fifth St., Malin 97632. oregonag.org/events/tour
6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection monthly dinner and program, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355. Jenni Grove, a Lebanon soloist, will present a mini-concert. Also, speakers Russ and Jan Clifford will share how their troubled marriage was restored. $10. RSVP at 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Vancouver Women’s Connection monthly brunch, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8919 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98662. Men also welcome. Theme is “Eat Your Heart Out.” Janna and Russ Clifford of Cottage Grove will share their inspirational story, “Hope for Broken Hearts” while all attending indulge in chocolates from Vancouver’s Fleur Chocolatte, voted the best chocolate shop in Washington by USA Today. $21. RSVP by phone at 360-892-5523, by text at 360-835-5268 or by email at Vancouverwa.email@example.com
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Faith Christian Center, 1049 N.E. 11th St, Bend 97701. oregonag.org/events/tour
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13
10 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Kings Circle Assembly of God Church, 2110 N.W. Circle Blvd, Corvallis 97330 oregonag.org/events/tour
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Valley Life Center, 1795 S.E. Miller Ave., Dallas 97338 oregonag.org/events/tour
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Valentine’s Day. Originating as a Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, now a celebration of romantic love. Some churches may have special observances.
1 to 6 p.m., Willamette Sportsman Show sponsored by Jefferson Baptist Church Men’s Ministries, first of three consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany 97322. Continues 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $7 adults and teens; free for ages 12 and younger. 503-551-8425 or willamettesportsmanshow.com
7 p.m., Marriage Date Night, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. Featured are comedian and actor Leland Klassen, comedienne Amberly Neese and recording artist Jonny Diaz. marriagedatenight.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the Portland Hillwalk from Willamette Park to Terwilliger Loop. The route connects three parks and a few staircases south of Portland and includes hiking along the Willamette River. A 4-mile outing with 400-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
9:30 a.m., Woodworker Show & Tell sponsored by Friends of the Carpenter ministry, The Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660. 360-750-4752, friendsofthecarpenter.org 1:30 to 3 p.m., Bible Foundation work party to prepare and pack Scripture to mail to ministries and international distributors located in the U.S.A., at the foundation’s North Meridian Street location in Newberg. RSVP by phone at 538-4897 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for details on location.
Sweetheart Weekend for married couples with Pastor Mike and Kathy White, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. The Whites are lead pastors at Lakeside Open Bible Community Church in Dexter. 503-873-6743 or ChristianRenewalCenter.org
6 p.m., Marriage Date Night, Mountain View Christian Church, 1890 N.E. Cleveland Ave., Gresham 97030. Featured are comedian and actor Leland Klassen, comedienne Amberly Neese and recording artist Jonny Diaz. marriagedatenight.com
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Harvest Church, 3720 Birch St., Baker City 97814. oregonag.org/events/tour
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
9 a.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Christian Life Center, 1391 Alder St., Elgin 97827. oregonag.org/events/tour
2 p.m., Prayer Tour 2020 sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Hermiston Assembly of God Church, 730 E. Hurlburt Ave, Hermiston 97838. oregonag.org/events/tour
6 p.m., Hollywood producer Nancy de los Santos-Reza speaking about her new HBO documentary, The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood, Room 105 of the Hoover Academic Building on George Fox University’s Newberg campus. Free admission. 503-554-2644.
7 p.m., The Victorious Tour with Skillet, From Ashes to New and Ledger in concert, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, 97501. $25 to $180. LMGconcerts.com
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Presentation on domestic abuse by Diane Schnickels of Living Waters of Hope, Canby Alliance Church, 900 N Juniper St., Canby 97013. Schnickels will outline the signs of domestic abuse, which 1 in 4 women experience. She also will share how to effectively help friends who are “on this painful journey.” RSVP at email@example.com
7 p.m., Fusion conference for child and youth workers, 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. $70; or $30 for one-day attendance. oregonag.org/events/fusion
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Mission ConneXion Northwest presents Short-term Mission ConneXion, first of two consecutive days, Eastridge Church, 14100 SE Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015. Theme is “Re-think.” Keynoters are author Steve Corbett and Joe Anfuso, founder and president of Forward Edge International. Register at BIT.LY/STMCONNEXION2020 for free copy of a book by Corbett.
Sub35Con conference for youth adults, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Oregonchristianconvention.org
Eugene Mission’s Life Change program graduation and celebration, Eugene First Church of the Nazarene, 830 Madison St., Eugene 97402. 541-344-3251 or eugenemission.org
7 p.m. tonight to 9 p.m., Saturday, Align 2020, 26 hours of prayer and worship coordinated by Clark County Prayer Connect, Matson Building, 10713 N.E. 117th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98662. This is in response to county officials’ proclamation for a weekend of reflection and prayer. ccpc.prayersummits.net
7:30 to 9 p.m., MarriageWell’s Comedy Date Night, Gracepointe church, 10750 S.E. 42nd Ave., Milwaukie 97222. A show of “high quality, hilarious, ‘clean’ fun for couples.” Features comedians Steve Brunner and Tyler Boeh. Co-sponsored locally by Every Marriage Matters. $30. marriagewell.org/events
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oregon Christian Writers’ Spring One-Day Conference, Chemeketa Community College’s Salem campus, 4000 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305. Speaker is Sarah Sundin, a Christian author from California. www.oregonchristianwriters.org
9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219. Gary Bates of Creation Ministries International will speak on Egyptian chronologies. designsciencenw.org
6 p.m., Keepin’ the Fire Lit youth concert event, The River Church, 4660 Portland Road N.E., Salem 97305. Performances by a Proof and Xile. Giveaways, raffle prizes, pizza and worship. Grand prize of new Fender guitar worth $800. 503-798-6388 or firstname.lastname@example.org
6 to 8 p.m,. CD release concert by Riny Horst and A-Non, Portland Metro Assembly of God Church, 5004 N.E. Sixth Ave., Portland 97218. Horst will perform country and country rock gospel music, and A-Non will perform Christian hip-hop. Free admission; refreshments follow. 503-335-3132 or Riny@comcast.net
7 to 8:30 p.m., MarriageWell’s Comedy Date Night, Neighborhood Church, 2815 Pine St. S.E., Albany 97321. A show of “hilarious, ‘clean’ fun for couples.” Co-sponsored locally by Friends of the Family ministry. $20. marriagewell.org/events
7 to 9 p.m., Prayer and worship night to promote the Breakthrough 2020 youth event coming to Clark County on July 25. The Matson Building, 10713 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98662. 503-319-8116 or email@example.com
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23
6 to 8 p.m., Creation, Not Confusion, a presentation by Gary Bates of Georgia-based Creation Ministries International, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4663 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305. Bates will “expose the bankruptcy of the evolutionary myth,” with scientific evidence that confirms the biblical account, according to the church. 541-327-2867 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24
RainFest golf event to benefit Salem Leadership Foundation, TopGolf, 5505 NE Huffman St, Hillsboro 97124. 503-315-8924 or salemlf.org
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sarah Oancea speaking at weekly luncheon of Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682. Oancea works in the construction industry, and has served in prison ministry, two years in missions in Romania, and serves in the prophetic prayer ministry at her church. She is an overcomer of abuse. Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
11:30 a.m.,Calvin Tedema speaking at weekly luncheon for Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. Tedema was called into full-time minsitry after spending more than 20 years in financial services and business consulting. After three years as an associate pastor at a local church, he founded Master Mind Ministry. He focuses on healing prayer, personal identity issues, marriage and Christian living. 503-536-3608.
Noon to 1:30 p.m, Africa New Life presents A Leader Lunch and Learn with author Latasha Morrison, Exchange Ballroom, 123, N.E. Third Ave, Portland 97232. Morrison is author of Be the Bridge, winner of Christianity Today‘s 2020 book award for Christian living and discipleship. She will share stories of racial reconciliation. Free admission; RSVP to www.africanewlife.org/latasha
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Free luncheon for senior and executive pastors regarding the Sexual Integrity Leadership Summit to take place in the Portland area in September, Rolling HIlls Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. Speakers Daniel Weiss of Brushfires Foundation and Nick Stumbo of Pure Desire Ministries. RSVP: sexualintegrityleaders.com/lunch
7:30 p.m., 20th annual Hymn Festival sponsored by Corban University, first of two consecutive evenings, First Presbyterian Church of Salem, 770 Chemeketa St. N.E., Salem 97301. The university’s choirs, band and orchestra will perform. The audience will have opportunity to sing along to beloved hymns and reflect on the life of Christ through songs, Scripture and prayers. Free admission; donations will be received. 503-375-7027 or email@example.com
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Worship Northwest, first of two consecutive days, Dayspring Fellowship, 1755 Lockhaven Drive N.E., Keizer 97303. At this annual event, vocalists, instrumentalists, technicians, artists and worship leaders gather to be equipped and encouraged for healthy ministry. Keynoter is recordiing artist Jeff Deyo. worshipnorthwest.com
Hearts of Fire International’s Experiencing God Conference, first of two consecutive days, Father’s House International church, 7805 S.E. 17th Ave., Portland 97202. Speakers Bobby Conner, Patricia King, Aaron Winter, David Herzog, and Torrey Marcel Harper. $25. 503-755-5455 or heartsoffireintl.com
LEAP YEAR DAY
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29
Leap Year Day. February 29 is on the calendar only once every four years.
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Together We Advocate annual conference sponsored by Oregon Right to Life, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. Speakers Dr. Anthony Levatino, Melissa Cole, Claire Culwell and Josiah Presley. TogetherWeAdvocate.com
RainFest golf event to benefit Salem Leadership Foundation, Salem Golf Club, 2025 Golf Course Rd S., Salem 97302 503-315-8924 or salemlf.org
9 a.m. Creation Encounters’ birdwatching tour in the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, 28908 N.W. Main Ave., Ridgefield, Wash. 98642. Nestled along the northern banks of the Columbia River, the regure is a rich wintering ground for dozens of bird species. creationencounter.com
9 to 11:30 a.m., Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of Clackamas County presents Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) training, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035. COPE was developed with low-income individuals who shared their story to help participants move beyond stereotypes to a holistic understanding of poverty. 503-650-0153.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., The United Project: A United Church for a Divided World, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. A focus on the roots of the Restoration Movement and on how to restore unity in churches. $25. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gravity Leadership presents the Discipleship Boot Camp, first of three remaining sessions through this fall, Hoodview Church of God, 1530 Mount Hood Ave, Woodburn 97071 Also on May 16 and Aug. 22. $50 each session. . 503-981-1660 or orwacog.org
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Women of Warrior Strength (WOWS) women’s conference, Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver, Wash. 98661. 360-944-3905 or livinghopechurch.com
10 a.m. Tea and fashion show fundraiser to benefit Good Samaritan Ministries, Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego 97035. gsmusa.org
6 p.m., Aspire women’s event, Hillcrest Church of the Nazarene, 14410 N.W. 21st Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98685. Featured speakers are author Melissa Spoelstra, comedienne Amberly Neese and singer Mia Koehne. aspirewomensevents.com
6 p.m., Keepers of the Faith quartet in concert, First Christian Church of Vancouver, 111 W. 19th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660. Free admission. 360-624-3462 or Angela@commoncollective.com