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January 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 e-mail at cnnw@cnnw.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).
 
NEW YEAR’S DAY
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2020
    New Year’s Day. Welcome to 2020!
SUNDAY, JANUARY 5
     3 p.m. Lutheran Choral Association’s Christmas/Epiphany Concert, Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard 97225.  (The 12 days of Christmas begin, not end, on Dec. 25). Music will include familiar carols (including sing-a-longs) original pieces by composers John Rutter and Joseph Martin, and some beautiful but less well known carols. Free admission; freewill offering will be taken.  503-515-8935.
MONDAY, JANUARY 6
    6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of 15 weekly sessions, at both Calvin Presbyterian Church, 1736 N.W. Dixon St., Corvallis 97330 and Harvest Community Church, 2436 N.W. Astor St., Camas, Wash. 98607. Sponsored by Frontier Ventures, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. class.perspectives.org/FindAClass.aspx
TUESDAY, JANUARY 7
    6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of 15 weekly sessions, Valley Christian Fellowship, 2911 Pacific Way, Longview, Wash. 98632. Sponsored by Frontier Ventures, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. class.perspectives.org/FindAClass.aspx
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9
    10 a.m.,  BLESS fellowship and service group for women 55 and older, Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Portland 97219.  The group normally meets on the first Thursday of the month but because of the holidays is meeting today.  Besides this monthly meeting, the group also does a designated service project each month. 503-620-1500 or sher.ireland@gmail.com
        The Elijah List presents What is Heaven Planning for 2020?, first of three consecutive days, Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Hwy S.E., Albany 97322.  Speakers Lance Wallnau, Dutch Sheets, Katie Souza and Johnny and Elizabeth Enlow.  Worship led by Steve Swanson.  541-967-3665 or ministry@elijahlist.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 12
    3 to 6 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of 15 weekly sessions, Cascade Christian High School,  855 Chevy Way, Medford 97504. Sponsored by Frontier Ventures, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. class.perspectives.org/FindAClass.aspx
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
    6 to 9 p.m., Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, first of 15 weekly sessions, at both Room L203 of Kellenberger Hall at Northwest Christian University, 828 E. 11th Ave., Eugene 97401, and Family Church’s Green Campus, 4384 Carnes road, Roseburg 97471.  Sponsored by Frontier Ventures, this is a discipleship series that focuses on how God is at work throughout the world today. class.perspectives.org/FindAClass.aspx
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
    SalemNet ministerial association luncheon, Salem location to be announced.  gbergman@salemalliance.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m,. Annual Health Fair, 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 .  Contact Celestine Ruwethin, pastor at the Kroc Center, at 503-798-4798
    Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s PK Escape for pastors and missionary kids in grades 7-12, first of three consecutive days, Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel, 3075 N. Business 97, Bend 97703. $30 per student or $60 per family.  oregonag.org/events/escape
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 20
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A federal, state and local holiday honoring the memory of the slain civil rights leader.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 24
    7 p.m., Annual Peacemakers Seminar, Salem Alliance Church, 555 Gaines St. N.E. Salem 97301. “Resolving Everyday Conflict” — a focus on how to handle conflict by using practical principles from the Bible.  Continues 9 a.m .to 2 p.m. Saturday. $20 individual or $30 couple. salemalliance.org/events/peacemakers-seminar/
SATURDAY, JANUARY 25
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Elder/Pastor Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
     11 a.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon and program, Community Room at Parkview Retirement, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  Theme is “New Beginnings”  Speaker is Linda Reinhart, a writer and dramatist who has a passion to help post-abortive women, but who also seeks to help all women who make life choices that cause negative consequences. Also special feature is a skit by Valores Hewitt on what a Bible study looks like and on the benefits of small groups. $15.50.  RSVP at 503-658-5453 or joylindstedt@msn.com
    2:30 p.m., Annual Oregon March for Life, outside the Oregon State Capitol, Salem.  An annual gathering of deep concern over the more than 60 million lives lost to abortion in the United States since the infamous 1973 Supreme Court ruling. Speaker is Dr. Karen Gaffney, president of the Karen Gaffney Foundation, a non-profit organization in Portland “dedicated to championing the journey to full inclusion for people with Down Syndrome and other disabilities.” 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
    7:30 p.m, 37th annual Oregon Bluegrass Association’s Sonny Hammond Memorial Gospel Show, Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 S.E. Steele St., Portland 97202. Features the Kathy Kallick Band, Cliff Perry and Laurel Bliss. Online tickets $21 general admission, $18 for association members, and $10.50 for ages 12 to 18; under 12 free.  Tickets at the door $25 general admission, $22 for association members, and $12 ages 12 to 18; under 12 free. www.oregonbluegrass.org/calendar/
MONDAY, JANUARY 27
    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. Special guest facilitator is Rev. Dr. Leo Sanchez from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Mo. The central theme is “The Holy Spirit and Prayer.” 888-693-5627 or nowlcms.org
    7:30 p.m., George Fox University’s Dalton Lecture Series presents The True Story of Science and Faith with Ian Hutchinson, Bauman Auditorium on the Newberg campus.  Hutchnson is professor of nuclear science and engineering at Massaschusetts Institutre of Technology.  He will explain how both science and religion are compatible intellectually. Free admission; dessert reception follows. 503-538-8383 or georgefox.edu
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
    6 p.m., One Youth Conference, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Convention Center.  Sponsored by Mannahouse Youth of Portland.  Theme is “Cannot Be Hidden.” Speakers Havilah Cunnington, Robert Madu and Kim Walker-Smith. $90. www.premierproductions.com/tour/one-conference/portland-or or one
youthconference.com