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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.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Center Luncheon, First Christian Church, 685 Marion St., Salem 97301. Stories about the CaN Centers outreach locally will be shared. 503-315-8924 or www.SalemLF.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 7
    4 p.m., Lutheran Choral Association’s Christmas-Epiphany Concert, Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland 97217.  This marks the conclusion of the “12 days of Christmas,” which actually begin, not end, on Dec. 25. The choir,  founded in 1938, will present traditional carols, a portion of Handel’s Messiah, and other selections.  Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. 503-515-8935 or kwd595@hotmail.com
TUESDAY, JANUARY 9
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, Serving Our Neighbors’ Holidays & New Year’s Luncheon, The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport., 7265 S.W. Hazel Fern Road, Tigard 97224. Speakers are Patrice Tsague with Nehemiah Project International Ministries, Randy Kinnison with 5th Degree Business Solutions and Genesis Mediation, and James Autry with Serving Our Neighbors.  A focus of all three speakers will be plans to launch a new Marketplace Coalition business and ministry organization locally. $25 to $30. www.servingourneighbors.org
    6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355. Guest speaker DeAnn Chambers of Newberg will outline what often happens when people think they know what’s best for them.  Also, Scott Turner of Northwest Self-Defense will give hands-on training for “real world situations.”  $8.50. RSVP to 541-248-6414 or 541-259-1396 or d.neve@comcast.net or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
    7 p.m., Precious Daughters presents prophetic and healing minister Bonnie Jones, Bethel Assembly of God Church, 7220 S.E. Duke St., Portland 97206.  Jones was married to famed prophetic minister Bob Jones, who died in 2014. preciousdaughters.com
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
    7 to 8:30 p.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision present a brief on World Vision’s outreach to children in Bangladesh, Nicoletta’s Table restaurant, 333 S. State St., Suite M, Lake Oswego 97034. www.wovwest.org
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12
    9 to 11 a.m., Free blood pressure screenings, Room 301 at Dayspring Fellowship church, 1755 Lockhaven Drive N.E., Keizer 97303. 503-390-3900 or lkihs@aol.com
    6 p.m., Standupgirl.com Gala Dinner, Oakville Presbyterian Church,  29970 Church Road, Shedd 97377. 503-304-1531 or standupgirlfoundation.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13
    Upward Trails ministry snowshoe hike to White River Show Park.  Features a close-up striking view of Mount Hood.  360-513-9244 or upwardtrails.com
    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.”  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
    6:30 p.m., Convergent Promotions presents Into the Sound with worship led by Ty and Daneen Bottler of Portland and prophetic ministry by Fiorello Giordano of Texas, Salem House of Prayer, 248 Liberty St. N.E., Salem 97301. Giordano is part of Freedom Fellowship International in Waxahachie, Texas and is founder of a ministry called 8th Ocean.  eighthocean.org or tyanddaneenbottler.com
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.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16
    7 p.m., Precious Daughters and Convergent Promotions present Heaven on Earth with Fiorello Giordano, Bethel Assembly of God Church, 7220 S.E. Duke St., Portland 97206. Giordano is part of Freedom Fellowship International in Waxahachie, Texas and is founder of a ministry called 8th Ocean. preciousdaughters.com
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17
    1 to 3 p.m., Friends of the Carpenter ministry’s H.U.G.S. Party, at the Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660.  The ministry will provide to local need hats, underwear, gloves and socks as well as personal care items.  Also, the Hands of Favor ministry will provide free haircuts.  Donations of warm clothing invited. 360-750-4752 or friendsofthecarpenter.org
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18
    9:30 a.m. to noon, Good Samaritan Ministries presents the “I Want to Find a Job! series with Pam Gross, first of four sessions through Tuesday, at the ministry headquarters,  7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, No. 23, Beaverton 97008.  Continues at the same time Friday, Monday and Tuesday.  Gross has two decades of experience teaching and coaching people in career transitions and job searching.  Class limited to 12.  Donations accepted.  Register at 503-644-2336 or goodsam@gsmusa.org
     5:30 p.m., Pro-life rally, Max Square at Fourth and Adams in downtown La Grande 97850. 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
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
    10 a.m. to noon, Winter Book Group sponsored by Columbia-Willamette Women of vision, home of Dinah Nicholson, 3170 N.W. 139th Place, Portland 97229.  Discussed will be the book Enrique’s Journey by Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario. 503-629-8152 or www.wovwest.org
    1 to 2 p.m., Pro-life rally, on the front steps of the Clark County Courthouse, 1200 Franklin St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660. 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
    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
    7 to 9 p.m., A time of sharing gifts of song, poems or talents, Calvary Chapel Oregon City, 507 Main St., Oregon City 97045.  503-656-6006 or weste.1@msn.com
SATURDAY, JANUARY 20
    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.  Thomas Kindell will speak on “Biomimicry.”  503-544-3255 or www.DesignScienceNW.org
    9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pro-life rally, St. Francis Catholic Church, 2450 N.E. 27th St., Bend 97701.  503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Regional conference for Shattering Stigma with Stories, Canby Foursquare Church, 2350 S.E. Territorial Road, Canby 97013.  A focus on responding compassionately regarding mental health issues.  503-756-9135 or tjrolstad@gmail.com or Shatteringstigma.com.
    1 p.m., Roe vs. Wade memorial service, Grace Lutheran Church, 710 E. 17th Ave., Eugene 97401.  503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
    Morning, Pro-life event during pancake breakfast, St. Mary’s Catholic Church,800 S.E. Court Ave, Pendleton 97801. 541-276-1540 or 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018

    9 and 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Brad Forsma, president of I Like Giving and author of the book by the same name, speaking at two Salem locations, first of two consecutive days.  Today and  tonight, Forsma speaks at Morning Star Community Church, 4775 27th Ave S.E. Salem 97302.  Then on Monday, he speaks at a 10 a.m. chapel service, followed by a book signing, at Corban University, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem, 97317. 503-581-2477 or 503-581-8600.

  1 p.m., Pro-life rally, outside Josephine County Courthouse, Northwest Sixth and B streets, Grants Pass.  Participants will march to pavilion in Riverside Park, 304 E. Park St., 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018

2 p.m.,Pro-life rally, meeting at statue in front of Mercy Medical Center, 2700 N.W. Stewart Pkwy., Roseburg 97471. Baby shower follows at Roseburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1109 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd. 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018

    2 to 4 p.m., Former Arkansas governor and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Portland-area event sponsored by Oregon Life United, Red Lion Hotel on the River, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive at Portland’s Jantzen Beach.  $20. oregonlifeunited.org
    7 to 9 p.m., Former Arkansas governor and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Salem event sponsored by Oregon Life United, Peoples Church,  4500 Lancaster Drive N.E. Salem 97315.  $20. 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
    10 a..m., Game Day sponsored by Classical Conversations’ Gresham homeschool cooperative, River Hills Church, 1217 S.E. Fourth St., Gresham 97080.  Held as part of School Choice Week, this is for homeschooling families to celebrate coming back for a second semester. 503-896-2601 or  greshamchallengea@gmail.
com or www.facebook.com/CCGresham/
    Noon, Pro-life rally, outside Klamath County Government Center, 305 Main St., Klamath Falls 97601. 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
    6 p.m. Pro-life candlelight vigil, outside Salem Planned Parenthood, 3825 Wolverine N.E., Salem 97305. 503-585-7856 or 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org/memorial2018
   7 to 9 p.m., Former Arkansas governor and national TV host Mike Huckabee speaking at Medford event sponsored by Oregon Life United.  Bethel Church, 4245 Vista Pointe Drive, Medford 97504. $20. 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
     11 a.m., Karlos Petit ministering at weekly luncheon meeting of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30 and lunch at noon.  After wrestling with drug addiction more than years, Petit had a dramatic conversion  to Christ and has been drug free since.  He was ordained in 2011 at The River- International Revival Network in Roseville, Calif..  He has traveled the west coast multiple times since 2007, visiting multiple Revival Culture venues for prophetic conferences, such as Bethel in Redding, Calif.,, and Extreme Prophetic in Phoenix, Ariz.   $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant policy prohibits buying drinks only. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    6 p.m., Newstart for the Family, a health restoration program, fist of eight sessions through Feb. 15, Better Living Center at Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist Church,1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass 97526. Meets twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and includes lifestyle principles that prevent and reverse disease through natural methods. 541-471-1325.
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
    Women in Ministry Retreat sponsored by Oregon-Pacific Nazarene District, first of three consecutive days, Camp Kellogg Springs,1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462. Speaker is Susie Shellenberger, author, Nazarene evangelist and former magazine editor for Focus on the Family. 503-581-3950 or www.orpac.org.event/women-in-ministry-retreat
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27
    Upward Trails ministry’s cross-country ski outing on the Pocket Creek Trail or the Meadows Creek Tie Trail, both in the Mount Hood National Forest.  A 2- to 3-mile outing.  Destination depends on snow and ice conditions.  503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    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
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Science fair presented by Classical Conversations homeschool cooperatives from Gresham, Milwaukie and Oregon City, Happy Valley Evangelical Church, 10601 S.E. 129th Ave., Happy Valley 97086.  This will be presented by 14 students. 503-896-2601 or  greshamchallengea@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/CCGresham/
    Visioning Day sponsored by the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends, Sherwood Friends Church, 23264 S.W. Main St, Sherwood 97140.  The consulting firm Genysys will report on results of a recent questionnaire about the yearly meeting’s long-term vision. 503-538-9419 or nwfriends.org
    3 p.m., Information meeting about the new Veritas Classical Christian School opening in Eugene this fall, Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Road, Eugene 97401. 458-201-3154 or www.vccseugene.com
     5:30 to 8 p.m., KPDQ and KFIS 104.1 “The Fish” radio present Thrive! A Girls’ Night Out, Gray Gables Estate, 3009 S.E. Chestnut St., Milwaukie 97267. A gourmet dinner and dessert and encouraging stories of faith from women from the two radio stations, including Crystal Thornton, Georgene Rice, Kat Taylor, and more.  $25, but only $20 each if a friend is invited. kpdq.com or 1041thefish.com
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.
     3 p.m.,  Joint senior recital, Psalm Performing Arts Center at Corban University, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317.  Juana Duran, on viola, and Katie Lethin, on violin, will perform works by Shostakovich, Saint-Saens, Hindemuth, Mozart and more.  503-375-7027 or akaspari@corban.edu
    5 p.m., Institute for Creation Science monthly meeting, Rivercrest Community Church, 3201 NE 148th Ave, Portland. 97230.  Institute director J.D. Mitchell will speak on “The Relevance of the Laws of Thermodynamics for Christians.” icspdx.org
MONDAY, JANUARY 29
    11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., David Madore speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Home Town Buffet, 7809-B N.E. Vancouver Plaza Drive, Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Madore has served as Clark County commissioner/councilor.  He is the founder and CEO of US Digital, a Clark County company that designs, manufactures and exports globally innovative precision sensors for motion control and solar power applications. US Digital started in his home 37 years ago, and now employs more than 130.  in Clark County.   US Digital houses dozens of faith-based nonprofit organizations at no charge so they can compassionately serve our community. $10.50 for lunch includes drink, tip, tax, and room charge; $2.70 for drinks only. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30
     11 a.m., Roseby Foss ministering at weekly luncheon meeting of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30 and lunch at noon.  From Astoria, Foss  has worked as a teacher, counselor and social worker.  She ministers in prophetic, healing, deliverance and encouragement, and mentors churches, pastors, families, youth and the homeless from many cultural groups to grow in the fullness of God’s love.  She has ministered in many states and nations, including Hawaii, South Korea and Hong Kong.  $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant policy prohibits buying drinks only. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    7 to 10 p.m., Hearts of Fire International Ministries presents A Revelation of Jesus Christ — Savior, Healer, Deliverer with Aaron Winter and David Hogan, first of two consecutive days, Casa Del Padre church, 7805 S.E. 17th Ave., Portland 97202.  Continues Wednesday 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m.  Worship led by Ty and Daneen Bottler. $20.  503-334-2535 or heartsoffireintl.com
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

      Upward Trails ministry’s cross-country ski outing to Teacup Lake in the Mount Hood National Forest.  A 3- to 4-mile outing.  503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.com

11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stir — a One-Day Event for Church Planters, Mosaic Church, 832 N.E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., Portland 97220.  A city-focused event bringing potential church planing leaders alongside existing planters to raise awareness, interest, and participation in church planting in this area.  503-287-6789.