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June 2018 calendar

    Spring luncheon for ARMS (Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services), location to be announced.  armsonline.org
    Noon and 7 p.m. Fancy Friday luncheon and also evening dessert event sponsored by the Salem Leadership Foundation, Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St. S.E.,  Salem 97301 503-315-8924 or www.SalemLF.org
    Pre-event promotional gathering for the Sept. 19-22 Compassion to Action event in Portland with evangelist Chris Overstreet and other nationally known speakers, first of two consecutive days, The Promise Church, 101 Hilshire Drive, Woodland, Wash. 98674. www.portland2018.com
    Hearts of Fire International presents the Portland Healing Revival with Aaron Winter, Todd Bentley and Ivan Roman, first of two consecutive days, Casa Del Padre church, 7805 S.E. 17th Ave., Portland 97202.  503-334-2535 or www.heartsoffireintl.com
    Northwest Christian Writers Renewal, first of two consecutive days, Westminster Chapel, Bellevue, Wash.  Featured speaker is author and worship leader Rachel Hauck.  nwchristianwriters.org
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m,. Oregon Life United presents Speak Life with former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson,  Our Lady of the Lake Church, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego 97034. Johnson and other speakers will challenge attendees to be a stronger voice for pregnant women and their pre-born babies. A testimony will be shared about finding healing after abortion. Free admission.  Get tickets at www.oregonlifeunited.org/speaklife
     7 p.m., The Confessing Church, a new 90-minute drama by local playwright Rachel Lulich, first of two performances this weekend, Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego 97035.  Also at 2 p.m. Saturday.   This historic drama in two acts is about the response of the Protestant Church to Hitler and his worldview in 1930s Germany.  There will be a talkback after each performance. Tickets are free, but donations are appreciated.  All proceeds will go to Northwest Bible Training Center in downtown Portland  To reserve seats, visit www.lakebiblechurch.com.  For information, phone 503-699-9840 or email confessingchurchplay@gmail.com
    6 a.m. to noon, Prayer time held as part of Good Samaritan Ministries’ International Day of Prayer and Fasting, at ministry headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, No. 23, Beaverton 97008. Potluck to follow. 503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanministries.org
    10 a.m., Yvette Isaac of Roads of Success ministry speaking on the crisis facing Christians in Syria, first of two consecutive days, The River Church, 2008 S.E. Eighth Ave., Camas, Wash. 98607. Breakfast with suggested donation of $5.  Also speaking at 7 tonight and 11 a.m. Sunday  360-694-7777.
    10 a.m., Walk for Hope & Fun Run to benefit Union Gospel Mission of Salem, starting at Riverfront Park Amphitheater, 200 Water St N.E., Salem 97301. $35 for ages 13 and older, $15 for ages 5 to 12.  ugmsalem.org/walkforhope
     1 to 5 p.m., Clark County Adventist Community Services presents the “Grow Your Own Food ‘Hands-On’ Gardening Workshop, at the agency’s new center, 3114 E. Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, Wash. 98661. For both those who are currently gardening and those who would like to. 360-609-1461 or Marilyn.Puccinelli@gmail.com
    4 p.m., Inspirational Sounds Gospel Choir’s 35th anniversary concert of African-American Gospel music,  River Road Baptist Church, 1105 River Road, Eugene 97404.  Special guests include Shekela Fortsen, praise dancer; John Gainer, founder of the choir in 1983; and others.  541-517-3770.
    3 p.m., Oregon Sacred Festival Chorale concert, Lebanon First Assembly of God Church, 726 W. Oak St    Lebanon 97355. This is an annual event to benefit Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge, Mennonite Disaster Service and Willamette International Relief Programs.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. osfchorale.weebly.com
    29th annual Homeschool Outdoor School for ages 9 to 16, first of five consecutive days, Camp Kiwanilong,  on Camp Kiwanalong Road,, Warrenton 97146.  Outdoor learning sessions include tide pool exploration, coastal tree and plant identification and acitivites such as fishing, archery, canoeing and san castles at the beach.  Evening sessions with Thomas Kindell, young-earth creation scientist. $185 for students, $125 for counselors.  dbnett10@gmail.com or www.homeschooloutdoorschool.com
    7 p.m., First of weekly rehearsals for Lutheran Choral Association’s 81st season, Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland 97217. All voices and denominations welcome; no audition required. Repertoire is broad, ranging from traditional choral to down-home gospel. The choir will present five Sunday afternoon concerts starting Sept. 9. 503-515-8935 or lutheranchoral.org
    Pacific Northwest Quaker Women’s Theology Conference, first of five consecutive days, The Grove Camp and Retreat Center, 7501 S. Knights Bridge Road, Canby 97013. Theme is “Answering That of God in Everyone.” $385 for full conference, $260 for weekend only. pnwquakerwomen.org
    Ligonier Ministries West Coast Conference, Defending the Faith, first of two consecutive days, Overlake Christian Church, 9900 Willows Road, Redmond, Wash. (near Seattle).  Speakers W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, Derek Thomas and Ravi Zacharias.  1-800-435-4343 or Ligonier.org
    2 to 5 p.m.,  Charis Bible College Portland presents Healing is Here Pacific Northwest with Ashley and Carlie Terradez, Milwaukie Community Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie 97222.  They have a healing ministry and travel the globe ministering. www.cbcoregon.com
    Conference with author and George Fox University alumnus Richard Foster to mark the 40th anniversary of his book, Celebration of Discipline, first of four consecutive days, on the university’s Newberg campus.   Title of the conference is “Celebrating 40 Years of Celebration of Discipline: Empowering Spiritual Transformation in the Local Church.  Plenary speakers include Foster, the author of seven books and founder of Renovaré, a nonprofit  helping individuals and churches grow in Christ through the practice of classic spiritual disciplines; Nathan Foster,  author and director of community life for Renovaré; Robin Baker, George Fox president; Juanita and Rudy Rasmus, co-pastors of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas; Chris Hall, president of Renovaré; and Mimi Dixon, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Golden, Colo. Registration at renovare.org/40/fox. For conference and available lodging rates, go to renovare.org/40/fox or contact Professor Paul Anderson at 503-554-2651 or panderso@georgefox.edu.
    Homeschool Fair, Mount St. Helens Creation Center, 147 Front Ave. N.W., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. The center aims to work in close support of homeschool families. 360-274-5737 or mshcreationcenter.org
     Christian Fine Arts Foundation’s 2018 Artist Conference, first of four consecutive days, Ashland Hills Hotel and Conference Center, 2525 Ashland St, Ashland 97520  541-601-7496 or www.mcfineartsfoundation.org
    7 p.m., Precious Daughters women’s conference, first of three consecutive days, Warner Pacific University, 2219 S.E. 68th Ave, Portland 97215. Organizers say this is “three Holy Spirit-packed days of intimacy, inspiration and impartation.”  Speakers are Jessika Tate and Ruth Preston; worship leaders are Marcel and Ruth Preston and Angela Pinkston.  503-262-8080 or preciousdaughters@gmail.com
    8 a.m., Annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament to benefit Firm Foundation Christian School of Battle Ground, Wash., Lewis River Golf Course, 3209 Old Lewis River Road, Woodland, Wash. 98674   360-687-8382 or firmfoundationchristianschool.org
    6 to 9 p.m., Volunteer training for Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers in Yamhill County, first day of two Friday-Saturday weekends, at the ministry headquarters, 1218 Third St., Lafayette 97127. Continues 9 a.m to 5 p.m. June 16 and 23, and 6 to 9 p.m. June 22. Instruction in crisis intervention, training to educate others about abortion, how to provide caring help through good listening skills, information on adoption, abstinence and  other useful topics. Cost is $40 per person or $50 per couple. Scholarships are available. A training manual and packet are provided. Advance registration required at 503-434-4400 or pcicy-amhill@frontier.com
    Round Table on Sexual Ethics, a conference for pastors and ministry staff in the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of two consecutive days, Oak Park Church of God, 2990 Lancaster Drive N.E, Salem 97305.  Facilitated by Chris Cottell.  orwacog.org/events/sexual-ethics-mtg/
    6 p.m., Dallas Holm in concert, Life Spring Church (formerly Brooks Assembly of God), 9165 Portland Road N.E, Brooks 97305.  503-393-2155
    65th annual convention of the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland 97232.  503-288-8383 or nowlcms.org
    Central Oregon Camp Meeting, first of three consecutive days, Christmas Valley Seventh-day Adventist Camp, 60508 Old Lake Road, Christmas Valley 97641. 541-306-0384 or cosdacamp.com
    Nita Belles of In Our Backyard speaking, Deschutes Brewery, in Bend. This is in partnership with the Bend Chamber of Commerce. In Our Backyard is a ministry combatting sex trafficking. www.InOurBackyard.org
    2018 Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, first of two consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany 97322.  Oceanetwork.org
    Good Samaritan Ministries’ Family Camp, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center,  22444 North Fork Road S.e., Silverton 97381. Recreational activities; scenic forest setting; worship, music and devotions; crafts and games; family therapy and skills training. $115 for adult, $60 for ages 7 to 12, $30 for ages 6 and younger.  503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanministries.org/events
    Hub Nation: Reformation Strategies with speakers Lance Wallnau, Os Hillman, Bobby and Becky Haaby, James and Anna Kramer, Garris Elkins and more, first of four consecutive days, Eagle Mountain Event Center, 2221 N.E. Third St., Bend 97701.  Hub Nation is a transformation movement designed to network those who can develop and implement “Seven Mountain” strategies to fuel cultural reformation. The vision is to see Christians be pre-eminent in every sphere of culture. $199 per person, or $375 per couple. https://eaglemountain.global/hub-nation/
     1 p.m., 2018 Pacific Northwest Association of Church Libraries Conference, first of two consecutive days, First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. Eighth St, Corvallis 97333. Theme is “The Heart of the Library in the Heart of the Valley.” Keynote speaker is author Melody Carlson. Twelve other authors also will share. There will be will be workshops, roundtable discussions, book vendors and more. www.pnacl.org
    6 p.m., The Kramers in Southern Gospel concert, Tri City Baptist Temple, 18025 Webster Road, Gladstone 97027.  Free admission, freewill offering taken. Southerngospelpdx.com
    9 to 11:30 a.m., Preschool Vacation Bible School for ages 3 to 6, first of four consecutive mornings, Salem Evangelical Church, 455 Locust St. N.E., Salem 97301. Bible story dramas, bounce houses, crafts and more.  Free.  503-581-0102 or joyce@salemec.com
    9 a.m. to noon, Game On! Day Camp for students who have completed kindergarten up through fifth grade, first of five consecutive days, CrossPointe Baptist Church, 9810 N.E. 76th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Free admission.  Includes special “Family Night” and dinner Thursday at 6 p.m. 360-892-2111.
    166th Oregon Christian Convention, first of six consecutive days, on the convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Theme is “This Glorious Mess: Celebrate and Restore Today’s Church.”  503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    Food packing event for Indiana-based International Disaster Emergency Service Inc., first of four consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Hundreds of volunteers will package hundreds of thousands of meals, to be distributed by Christian Church/Church of Christ missionaries for hungry families overseas.  503-743-2101 or 317-773-4111 or ides.org
    2:30 p.m,. Northwest Christian College/University  All-Class Reunion, Pioneer Lodge at Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392.  A time of worship, fellowship and  sharing. Followed by the  annual NCU dinner in Jubilee Lodge at 5 pm and then NCU’s student worship band “The Grove Collective” will lead the evening session worship and then NCU
President Joseph Womack will speak.  503-743-2101.
    Noon to 7 p.m., Third annual Eugene Food Truck Fest to benefit the Eugene Mission, Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W 13th Ave, Eugene 97402. About 45 food trucks participating.  Kids’ zone, music and more. $3 admission.  541-344-3251 or eugenemission.org
    Christian Heritage of the Northwest Tour, at five historic memorial sites in the Salem area, time to be determined. Tours also offered July 7 and 28, Aug. 18 and Sept. 3 by Vaughn Longanecker.  $3 per adult, $10 per family, group rates available for 20 or more.  Other dates also available..  Two-hour presentations also available in Portland-Vancouver area for $55 and $95 for elsewhere in Oregon or Washington.  One-hour presentations for local homes and Christian school classes fourth grade and older available for $45. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com