NEW YEAR’S DAY
FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2021
New Year’s Day. Welcome to 2021!
Upward Trails ministry’s snowshoe hike around Enid Lake near Government Camp on Mount Hood. At least 3 miles on an easy, beginner trail with less than 200-foot elevation gain. upwardtrails. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6
Bible study led by Good Samaritan Ministries founder Bettie Mitchell, first of 10 consecutive weekly sessions, at the ministry headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, No. 23, Beaverton 97008. Also viewable online at zoom.us/j/97418496897?pwd=Q2p5Vzd
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 9
Upward Trails ministry’s hike on Wildwood Trail No.5 in Portland’s Forest Park. A slow, easy hike of 4.9 miles from Springville Road to Germantown Road, with 123-foot elevaion gain. 503-484-7998 or 503-648-9267 or upwardtrails.org
MONDAY, JANUARY 11
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., NWxNW Ministry Leaders’ Fellowship for the northwest Oregon churches affiliated with InFaith, Mayger-Downing Community Church, 80071 Life Lane, Clatskanie 97016. www.nworinfaith.org/events-1
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15
Crafter’s Weekend Retreat, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. Scrapbooking, quilting and more. 503-873-6743 or christianrenewalcenter.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16
PK (“Preacher’s Kids”) Escape sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 207 N. Hwy 97, Bend 97703. Featured speaker is Brad Phillips, lead pastor of Harvest City Church in Baker City and also the lead of the Royal Rangers youth program for the Oregon Ministry Network. $30 child or $60 family. oregonag.org/events/pk-escape
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BIRTHDAY
MONDAY, JANUARY 18
Martin Luther King Jr., Birthday. A federal, state and local holiday honoring the late civil rights leader.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 22
Noon to 1 p.m., Klamath County Rally for Life, steps of the county Government Center, 305 Main St., Klamath Falls 97601. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
1 p.m., Roe v. Wade Memorial Rally, Clark County Courthouse steps, 1200 Franklin St, Vancouver, Wash. 98660. Consult clarkrtl.org for COVID-19 updates that could affect the rally.
4 p.m., Union County March for Life Rally, Max Square, Fourth Street and Adams, La Grande 97850. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
6 p.m. Pro-life candlelight vigil hosted by Michael the Archangel Pregnancy Resource Center, outside Planned Parenthood, 3825 Wolverine St. N.E., Salem 97305. 503-581-2229 or 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
7 p.m. Peacemakers Seminar, first of two consecutive days, Salem Alliance Church, 555 Gaines St. N.E., Salem 97301. Continues 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Trained and experienced coaches show how to handle conflict by using practical principles from the Bible. $20 individual or $30 couple. www.salemalliance.org/events/peacemakers-seminar/
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
Upward Trails ministry hike in the Happy Valley area immediately east of Portland, to Hidden Falls. Starting at Village Green Park by the Happy Valley Library, and then following a series of suburban trails to the falls and back via a different route, making a 5-mile loop. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
SUNDAY, JANUARY 24
2 p.m. Douglas County Walk for Life, meeting at statue outside CHI Mercy Health’s Mercy Medical Center, 2700 N.W. Stewart Pkway., Roseburg 97471. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
3 p.m. Baby shower for Safe Haven Maternity Home of Roseburg, Roseburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1109 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd, Roseburg 97471. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
7 p.m., Showing of Roe v. Wade pro-life film, First Baptist Church, 649 Crater Lake Ave, Medford 97504. 541-779-8855.
MONDAY, JANUARY 25
Center for Prayer Renewal retreat sponsored by Northwest District of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach location to be announced. Nowlcms.org
SATURDAY, JANUARY 30
Upward Trails ministry hike in the Lyle, Wash., area in the Columbia River Gorge. Starting on old Convict Road east of Lyle, then up a hillside to the site of an old cherry orchard. A 5-mile outing with 1,000-foot elevation gain. 360-931-0624 or email@example.com or upwardtrails.org
Elder/Pastor Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org