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January 2018 calendar

NEW YEAR’S DAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018
    New Year’s Day.  Happy New Year, 2018.  Some churches may have special activities.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11
    13th annual Elijah List Conference, first of three consecutive days, Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Hwy S.E., Albany 97322. Theme is “What is Heaven Planning for 2018?”  Speakers Kat Kerr, Dutch Sheets, James Goll and Robert Henderson. Worship led by Steve Swanson. 541-967-3665 or elijahlist.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13
    Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s PK Escape, a weekend getaway for pastors’ or missionaries’ children in grades 7-12, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Garden Resort, 895 W, Main St., Silverton 97381.  Theme is “Live Bold.”  $25 per student or $50 per family by Dec. 1; $30 and $60, respectively, from Dec. 2-10.  oregonag.org/events/pk-escape
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14
    2:30 p.m., Roe vs. Wade Memorial Rally, Pioneer Courthouse Square, downtown Portland. An annual gathering of deep concern over the 60 million lives lost to abortion in the United States since the infamous 1973 Supreme Court ruling. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 15
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  A federal, state and local holiday honoring the memory of the slain civil rights leader.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Leadership ConneXion, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062.. Theme is “Mission Drift.”  Speaker is Peter Greer, president and CEO of Hope International and author of Mission Drift. missionconnexion.com/leadership-connexion-2018
    Evening, Mission ConneXion Northwest, first of two consecutive days, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Rd, Tualatin 97062. Continues all day and evening Saturday.  Theme is “There is Hope.”  Speakers are pastor and author Francis Chan; Peter Greer, president and CEO of Hope International; Jamie Winship, co-founder of Identity Exchange; and Samuel Stephens, president of India Gospel League.  missionconnexion.com
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
    2 to 4 p.m., Former Arkansas Gov. and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Portland-area event sponsored by Oregon Life United, location to be announced. oregonlifeunited.org
    7 to 9 p.m., Former Arkansas Gov. and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Salem event sponsored by Oregon Life United, Peoples Church,  4500 Lancaster Drive N.E. Salem 97315. oregonlifeunited.org
MONDAY, JANUARY 22
    Center for Prayer and Renewal Retreat sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Nowlcms.org
    7 to 9 p.m., Former Arkansas Gov. and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Medford event sponsored by Oregon Life United.  Bethel Church, 4245 Vista Pointe Drive, Medford. 97504 oregonlifeunited.org
TUESDAY. JANUARY 23
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mobilizing Faith-based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster, Room 108B of Clackamas Community College’s Wilsonville campus, 29353 S.W. Town Center Loop East, Wilsonville 97070. Held in conjunction with the federal Department of Homeland Security, the training is sponsored by Oregon Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Oregon VOAD),Topics include the role that faith-based organizations have played in response to past disasters, the four phases of emergency management, the responsibilities of both government and non-governmental organizations, the development of an emergency plan checklist, and more. Registration deadline is Jan. 9.  www.ruraltraining.org, 503-378-3231 or karen.layng@state.or.us
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26
    Smaller Church Conference sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of two consecutive days, Hope Church, 2817 Santiam Hwy. S.E., Albany 97322.  Although this conference focuses on churches with attendance of 150 or less, it is open to all interested.  $70 for pastors, or $95 per couple.  oregonag.org/events/scc
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elder/Pastor Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.  Speaker is George Johnson of Christian Evangelistic Association.  $20 individual; group rate $74 for four from one church, $15 each additional person. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28
Noon to 2 p.m., Mission 4MEXICO brunch, Crossroads Church Portland, 2505 N.E. 102nd Ave., Portland 97220.  This is a benefit for a youth-oriented mission traveling to San Luis, Mexico March 23.  Funds raised will be used to provide building materials, hosting Bible studies, teaching women to sew, and walking the streets to share the love of Jesus by handing out toiletries and school supplies.  To purchase brunch tickets, phone 503-257-9193.