NEW YEAR”S DAY
TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2019
New Year’s Day. Welcome to 2019!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3
10 a.m. to noon, B.L.E.S.S. (Building Loving Engagement, Support and Service) monthly group for women 55 and older, Meadow Springs Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Portland 97219. 503-620-1500 or email@example.com
Noon, Free Discovery Lunch to promote the Union Gospel Mission of Salem’s capital campaign for new facilities, at the ministry’s men’s mission, 345 Commercial St. S.E., Salem 97301. RSVP to 503-967-6388 or ugmsalem.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 6
4 p.m., Lutheran Choral Association in its 11th Christmas-Epiphany concert, Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland 97217. Choir leaders point out that the 12 Days of Christmas begin — not end — on Dec. 25. Old and new sacred music in a variety of styles. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
5 p.m., Diabetes Undone, first of eight consecutive weekly sessions, Sandy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 18575 S.E. Langensand Road, Sandy 97055. this program was developed by diabetes expert Dr. Wes Youngberg and is focused on improving health and eliminating dependence on medications. 503-698-2528 or 503-668-6144.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8
6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355. Theme this month is “From Kathy’s Kitchen.” Kathy Goss will present “power cooking” and give tips for preparing nutritious meals in a number of minutes, all while saving money in the process. Also, featured spaker Rosie Kennedy of Maple Valley, Wash. will share about her adoption at age 6 and how her self-worth was effected. Kennedy holds a degree in early childhood education, and has lived in Peru and traveled to many nations. $10. RSVP to 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of weekly sessions through April 30, East Hills Alliance Church, 1405 Burcham St., Kelso, Wash. 98626. Sponsored by the U.S. Center for World Mission, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. 360-673-2051 or firstname.lastname@example.org or perspectives.org
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9
7 p.m., Information meeting about Heart Help: The Passenger Women’s Group, Healing Hope Adventist Church, 15150 N.E. Glisan St., Portland 97230. This 10-week group experience, which starts Jan. 16, focuses on each individual’s beginnings and how each person develops their unique attachment style. The class is 100 percent confidential and limited to eight women. Each session includes video with Drs. Ron and Nancy Rockey. Cost is $49 for a workbook 503-957-0809.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10
2 p.m., 15th annual Elijah List Conference, first of five consecutive days, Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Hwy. S.E., Albany 97322. Theme is “What is Heaven Planning for 2019?” Speakers Lance Wallnau, Dutch Sheets, Katie Souza and Johnny Enlow; worship by Steve Swanson and the church’s worship team. $49. elijahlist.com
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
7 to 8:30 p.m., Comedy Night with Nazareth, Tigard Christian Church, 13405 S.W. Hall Blvd., Tigard 97223. kpdq.com
MONDAY, JANUARY 14
6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664. Fellowship and food during the first hour, followed by special speaker at 7. 360-694-6914.
6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of weekly sessions through May 20, First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 N.W. 10th St., Corvallis 97330. Sponsored by the U.S. Center for World Mission, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. 541-760-4692 or email@example.com or perspectives.org
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15
Adventist Agriculture Association fifth annual conference, first of five consecutive days, Holden Convention Center, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. AdventistAg.org
6:30 to 9:20 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of 15 weekly sessions, starting tonight at two Oregon locations. One runs from 6:30 to 9:20 p.m. in Room 203 at Northwest Christian University, 828 E. 11th Ave., Eugene 97401. The other is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond 97756. Sponsored by the U.S. Center for World Mission, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. For the Eugene series, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to perspectives.org. For the Re-mond series, phone 541-977-7980 or email Ttome2010@live.com, or go to perspectives.org
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mission ConneXion Northwest presents Leadership ConneXion, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. Theme is “The Insanity of Leadership: The Cost of Saying ‘Yes!’ ’’ Speaker is Nik Ripken, author of Insanity of God and Insanity of Obedience. www.missionconnexion.com/leadership-connexion-2019
Noon, Good Samaritan Ministries’ bimonthly Widows Group potluck lunch, at the ministry headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg., 23, Beaverton 97008. Led by the ministry’s founder, Bettie Mitchell. 503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanminsitries.org
Noon, George Fox University Legacy League luncheon, Canyon Commons Dining Hall on the university’s Newberg campus. Theatre professors Rhett Luedtke and Bryan Boad will discuss upcoming stage presentations. $10. RSVP to 503-538-7314 or 503-927-5011.
Evening, Mission Connexion, first of two consecutive days, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. Continues throughout the day and evening on Saturday. Featured speakers are Portland-based international evangelist Luis Palau, evangelist and author York Moore, global missiologist Nik Ripken and Heather Mercer, founder of Global Hope. missionconnexion.com
6 p.m., StandUpGirl.com Gala Dinner, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 501 N.W. 25th St, Corvallis 97330. Theme is “Boots and Bling.” 503-463-8563 or standupgirlfoundation.org
7 p.m, Prayer Renewal 2019 sponsored by Women, Men and Youth of Purpose International, Tigard Covenant Church, 11321 S.W. Naeve St., Tigard 97224. Worship and prayer until 1:30 a.m. Event concludes Saturday morning at 7 a.m. Bring Bible, blanket and pillow. Womenofpurpose.com
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19
9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219. Chris Ashcraft, founder of the Northwest Creation Network and science teacher at a Christian school near Seattle, will speak on “Wonderfully Made — The Incredible Design of the Human Body.” 503-544-3255 or www.DesignScienceNW.org
10:50 a.m., His Praise Men’s Chorus in concert during morning worship service, Riverside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 463 N. Shepherd Road, Washougal, Wash. 98671. The chorus of about 25 men is from the Portland-Vancouver area. 360-936-1401 or 360-953-1372.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Annual Health Fair at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1865 Bill Frey Drive N.E., Salem 97301. Free admission and health screenings. 503-566-5762 or Salem.KrocCenter.org
Noon to 2 p.m., Winter Luncheon sponsored by ARMS (Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services), Gateway Baptist Church, 13300 N.E. San Rafael St., Portland 97216. 503-846-9284 or armsonline.org
2:30 p.m., Roe vs. Wade Memorial Rally and March, Pioneer Courthouse Square, downtown Portland. Featured speaker is “Becky,” the original stand-up girl’ in the StandupGirl.com pro-life outreach. ortl.org
Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s PK Escape, first of three consecutive days, The Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton 97381. This is a weekend getaway for children of pastors and missionaries. oregonag.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Some churches may have special observances.
1 p.m., Roe v. Wade Memorial March and Rally, starting at Josephine County Courthouse, 500 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass 97526, then marking to Riverside Park Pavilion, 304 E. Park St., for rally. 503-463-8563.
1:30 p.m., Roe vs. Wade Memorial Rally and March, starting at Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave., Brookings 97415. 541-412-9591.
2 p.m., Roe v. Wade Memorial Rally, meeting at Mercy Medical Center statue, 2700 N.W. Stewart Pkwy, Roseburg 97471, followed by baby shower at Roseburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1109 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd, Roseburg 97471. 541-673-4566.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A federal, state and local holiday marking the birthday of the famed civil rights leaders.
Launch this week of new round of community-wide Bible studies sponsored by Mid-Valley Women for Christ, with 40 classes in 20 mid-Willamette Valley cities. Featured study is Jennifer Rothschild and Psalm 23: The Shepherd Within Me. For details on dates and locations, go to midvalleywomenofchrist.org
6:30 to 9:15 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of weekly sessions through April 29, Church on the Hill, 2707 Maranatha Court S.E., Salem, 97392 Sponsored by the U.S. Center for World Mission, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. 971-240-0333 or email@example.com or perspectives.org
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22
Morning, Roe v. Wade Memorial Pancake Breakfast, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 800 S.E. Court Ave, Pendleton 97801. 541-276-1540.
Noon, Roe v. Wade Memorial Rally, Klamath County Government Center, 305 Main St,. Klamath Falls 97601. 503-463-8563.
6 p.m. Roe v. Wade Memorial Candlelight Vigil, outside Salem Planned Parenthood, 3825 Wolverine St. N.E., Salem 97305. 503-581-2229.
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of weekly sessions through May 14, The Well Community Church, 1734 N.E. First Ave., Portland 97212. Sponsored by the U.S. Center for World Mission, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. 503-998-8637 or firstname.lastname@example.org or perspectives.org
7 to 9 p.m., Compassion to Action Follow-Up Gathering, Westside Vineyard Church, 5656 S.W. Humphrey Blvd., Portland 97221. 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. email@example.com
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25
1 to 5 p.m., Higher Heights, Deeper Love Pre-Concert Workshop for high school students with famed gospel singer Calesta “Callie” Day, University of Oregon, Eugene. A preliminary event to a gospel music concert tonight (see listing below). 541-346-9170 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1 to 2 p.m., Roe V. Wade Memorial Rally, on front steps of Clark County Courthouse, 1200 Franklin St; Vancouver, Wash. 98660. 360-831-7542.
3:30 p.m. Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s Smaller Church Conference 2019, first of two consecutive days, Hope Church, 2817 Santiam Hwy. S.E., Albany 97322. conitnues 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Presenters are Lee and Cindy McCloud and Brian Eno of the ministry network; Dale Edwards of Cross Road Assembly of God in Florence, and Dave Benson of Family Life Church in Newberg. Worship led by Micah Martinez of Family Life Church in west Salem. oregonago.org
7 to 9 p.m., Peacemaker Ministries training seminar, first of two consecutive days, Cedar Hall at Salem Alliance Church, 555 Gaines St. N.E., Salem 97301. Continues 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A look at practical ways to restore peace in relationships through Bibllically-based conflict resolution training. Includes a slide show presentation, live lectures and interactive exercises. $20 per single and $30 per couple; includes a study guide and lunch. For information: 503-591-2129 or email@example.com. To register: www.salemalliance.org/resources/peace
7 to 9:30 p.m., Higher Heights, Deeper Love Concert, a celebration of gospel music, Matthew Knight Arena, University of Oregon, Eugene. Featured are nationally known Gospel singers Calesta “Callie’ Day, Pastor William McDowell, ,Phil Thompson, and the university’s Gospel Choir. This event is also tied in with this month’s observances related to the birthday of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tickets are $20 if purchased through the arena box office or by phone at 503-346-9170, or $25 online at http://bit.do/hhdlconcert For information: 541-346-0170 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
11 a.m. Roe v. Wade Memorial pro-life service, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2450 N.E. 27th St., Bend 97701. 503-639-8235.
Roe vs. Wade Memorial Rally, Lane County location to be announced. 541-844-6484.
Elder/Pastor Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Theme is “What’s Next?” Led by Jim Estep, of Effective Elders, and an equipping pastor at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, Ga. $25. Oregonchristianconvention.org
8:30 p.m., Christian rap group, God Resides Inside Me, performing during secular show, Paris Theater, 6 S.W. Third Ave., Portland 97204. The group invites fellow Christians to “come and pray and be the light with us.” 503-784-0228 or email@example.com
MONDAY, JANUARY 28
Center for Prayer Renewal Retreat sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. nowlcms.org
Noon, 2019 Pastors’ and Ministry Leaders’ Prayer Summit, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Onehopenetwork.org
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Parenting with Love and Logic, with child behavioral expert Charles Fay, Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd, Portland 97220. Fay, who holds a Ph.D., is a parent, author and consultant to schools, parent groups and mental health professional. Love and Logic is a step-by-step plan that Fay says gains cooperation from the most challenging kids and helps avoid unwinnable power struggles and arguments with them. The Love and Logic program was developed by his father, Jim Fay, and Foster Cline M.D. more than four decades ago. $99. 1-800-338-4065 or www.loveandlogic.com
6 to 8 p.m., Open houses at both campuses of Portland Christian Schools, 11745 S.E. Market St., Portland 97216 for the elementary program, and 12425 N.E. San Rafael St., Portland 97230 for the junior/senior high school program. 503-256-5455 for the elementary campus, 503-256-3960 for the junior/senior high. www.pcschools.org