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June 2018 calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 1
    10 a.m. to noon, Partners and leaders gathering about the Sept. 19-22 Compassion to Action event in Portland with evangelist Chris Overstreet and other nationally known speakers, New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley, OR 97086  www.portland2018.com
    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
    Military and First Responders Families Conference with Jeremy Stalnecker of Mighty Oaks Foundation, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. cbcc.net
    7 to 9:30 p.m., 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. Continues 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. 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, 13646 N.E. 24th St, Bellevue, Wash. 98005. 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. 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 historical drama in two acts is about the response of the Protestant Church to Hitler and his worldview in 1930s Germany.  A talkback follows each performance. Tickets are free, but donations to Northwest Bible Training Center in Portland welcomed. Reserve seats at lakebiblechurch.com. For information: 503-699-9840 or confessingchurchplay@gmail.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
    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
    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  Design Science Association field trip exploring forest ecology along the Clackamas River, carpooling from Science House at Multnomah University, 8435 N.E.Glisan St, Portland 97220. Keith Swenson, professor of natural sciences at Multnomah, will lead this roughly 4-mile hike. Suggested donation $15 per individual, $25 per family. Register at khswenson@live.com
    8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Compassion Connect Oregon City free health clinic, Oregon City Church of the Nazarene, 716 Taylor St. Oregon  City 97045.  Dental care, health screening, prenatal care, pregnancy tests and diabetes foot care along with a free lunch for low-income residents. First come, first served. Child care available for ages 4-10.   503-502-9704 or compassionconnect.com
    9 a.m., 40th anniversary celebration for Orchards Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6415 N.E. 102nd Ave,. Vancouver, Wash. 98662. Features John Freedman, Adventist North Pacific Union Conference  president, and former Orchards pastors. Lunch and dinner provided.  360-892-2925 or www.orchardsadventist.com.
    10 a.m., Free open house at Medical Teams International’s Real Life Exhibit, at the agency’s headquarters, 14150 S.W. Milton Court, Tigard 97225. 503-624-1000 or medicalteams.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 now 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.
    7 p.m., Amazing Truth gospel illusionist show, first of two consecutive evenings, Cannon Beach Bible Church, 264 E. Hills Lane, Cannon Beach 97110.  Tonight’s presentations is in English; Sunday evening show is in Spanish.  For free tickets, go to cbbc.us
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
    3 p.m., Oregon Sacred Festival Chorale concert, Lebanon First Assembly of God Church, 726 W. Oak St., Lebanon 97355. Annnual benefit for Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge, Mennonite Disaster Service and Willamette International Relief Programs.  Free; freewill offering taken. osfchorale.weebly.com
MONDAY, JUNE 4
    29th annual Homeschool Outdoor School for ages 9 to 16, first of five consecutive days, Camp Kiwanilong,  on Camp Kiwa-nalong Road, Warrenton 97146.  Outdoor learning sessions include tidepool exploration, coastal tree and plant identification and acitivities such as fishing, archery, canoeing and sandcastles. Evening sessions with Thomas Kindell, young-earth creation scientist. $185 for students, $125 for counselors. dbnett10@gmail.com or www.homeschooloutdoorschool.com
    11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sandra Grace 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. An evangelist from the Portland area, Grace will share stories of salvations and God’s miraculous provision from her recent ministry trip to Honduras.  $10.50 for lunch includes drink, tip, tax, and room charge; $2.70 for drinks only.  503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664.  Fellowship and food during first hour, followed by special speaker at 7.  360-694-6914.
    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.  Music from traditional choral to down-home gospel.  The choir will present five Sunday afternoon concerts starting Sept. 9.  503-515-8935 or lutheranchoral.org
    11 a.m., Amy Stoner speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. Stoner founded Healing Hearts ministry in Portland and ministers in healing, deliverance and prophecy. $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236. Speaker is Dorothy Biamont, whose ministry encourages others “to move into the fullness of God.”   portlandamaglow@gmail.com
    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
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Centers monthly luncheon, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1350 Court St. N.E., Salem 97301.  A roundtable discussion on foster care.  503-315-8924 or salemlf.org
THURSDAY, JUNE 7
    6:30 p.m., Food for Life Plant-Based Cooking Class, Abundant Living Center, Castle Rock Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7531 Old Pacific Hwy. N., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611.  Free admission. Led by registered nurse Deana Snyder.  360-967-2165,
    7:30 to 10:30 p.m,. Premiere showing of Justice Pictures’ movie A Murder of Innocence, Liberty Theater, 315 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, Wash. 98607. $10. Meet cast and crew at this red-carpet event. Based on the true story of Aimee Filan Anderson, this film explores faith, fear, and God’s sovereignty after a prominent couple is murdered in a small town. For tickets: www.justicpictures.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 8
    Women’s Conference with Bible teacher Allison Allen, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    Ligonier Ministries West Coast Conference, Defending the Faith, first of two consecutive days, Overlake Christian Church, 9900 Willows Road, Redmond, Wash. 98052 (near Seattle).  Speakers W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, Derek Thomas and Ravi Zacharias.  1-800-435-4343 or Ligonier.org
    Better Llfe Campmeeting sponsored by Better Life Broadcasting, first of two consecutive days, Milo Adventist Academy, 324 Milo Drive, Days Creek 97429. Keynote speaker is Terry Johnsson of Adventist Health. RSVP to 541-474-3089.
SATURDAY, JUNE 9
    Upward Trails ministry hike to waterfalls of Siouxon Creek in Skamania County, Wash.  A 6-mile round trip with 100-foot elevation gain. 360-513-9244 or 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gresham Compassion Mini-Clinic, free health clinic for low-income residents, East County Church of Christ, 24375 SE. Stark, Gresham 97030. compassionconnect.com
    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
    3 p.m. Encore screening of Justice Pictures’ movie A Murder of Innocence, New Song Community Church, 2511 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland 97212. Meet cast and crew. Based on the true story of Aimee Filan Anderson, this movie explores faith, fear, and God’s sovereignty after a prominent couple is murdered in a small town. $5.  For tickets: www.justicepictures.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 10
    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 is “Celebrating 40 Years of Celebration of Discipline: Empowering Spiritual Transformation in the Local Church.”  Plenary speakers include Foster, author of seven books and founder of Renovaré, promoting growth in Christ through 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. Register at renovare.org/40/fox.
TUESDAY, JUNE 12
    11 a.m., Ron Eyestone speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. Eyestone testifies of deliverance from alcoholism.  He is active in the fellowship’s Godmobile evangelistic outreach.  $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    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
    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 “Bead It.”  Ira Whitaker of Let It Bead in Lebanon will explain about jewelry-making.  Also, Pat Abernathy of Madras will share “hair-raising adventure tales.” $8.50. RSVP to 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
THURSDAY, JUNE 14
    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
FRIDAY, JUNE 15
    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
    Father-Son Weekend, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tilikum, 15321 N.E. North Valley Road,  Newberg 97132. 503-538-2763 or camptilikum.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, educating others about abortion, providing caring help, information on adoption, abstinence and more. $40 per person or $50 per couple. Scholarships are available.  Advance registration required at 503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill@frontier.com
    Roundtable on Sexual Ethics, a conference for pastors and 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/
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
    Upward Trails ministry hike over Tillamook Head from Ecola Point to Seaside.  6.3-miles, with 1,350-foot elevation gain.503-718-7774 or upwardtrails.com
    9 a.m. to noon, Monthly free breakfast sponsored by Battle Ground chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 N.E. Third Ave., Battle Ground, Wash. 98604. Worship, guest speakers. 360-606-7812.
    9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219.   Geologist Brent Carter will speak on what can be learned from geological catastrophes. designsciencenw.org
    4 p.m., 12th annual Gospel Fest and 156th anniversary celebration for First A.M.E. Zion Church,  4304 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland 97217. Talented musicians, a light dinner and silent auction to follow. 503-206-4135 or www.firstamezchurchpdx.org
    7 p.m. 37th annual Sunnyside Strawberry Vespers, Sunny-side Adventist Church,  10501 S.E. Market St, Portland 97216.  Music, fellowship, and strawberry shortcake. 503-252-8080.
    7 to 9 p.m., Jeff Allen Comedy Night, East Hill Church, 701 N. Main Ave.,Gresham 97030.  General admission $20, Gold Circle $30. http://kpdq.com/content/station-events
FATHER’S DAY
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
    Father’s Day.  Honoring the critical, God-ordained role that all fathers play.  All chuches will have observances.
    11 a.m., and 6 p.m., Dallas Holm in concert,  in the morning at Oregon Trail Free Will Assembly of God, 14595 Henrici Road, Oregon City 97405 (503-557-8559) and evening at Life Spring Church, 9165 Portland Road N.E, Brooks 97305.  503-393-2155.
MONDAY, JUNE 18
    Summer Family Conference with Colorado pastor Ryan Paulson, first of five consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    7 p.m., Community-Wide Prayer Meeting for upcoming Franklin Graham rallies in August, Eastridge Church, 14100 S.E. Sunnyside  Road, Clackamas 97015.  pnw.billygraham.org
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
    11 a.m., Brenda Skylstad speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.   Formerly from Vancouver, Wash., and now living in Tennessee, Skylstad ministers in prophecy and exhortation. $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    7 p.m., Community-Wide Prayer Meeting for upcoming Franklin Graham rallies in August, Faith Christian Center,  1049 N.E. 11th St., Bend 97701. pnw.billygraham.org
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
    First-ever district-wide gathering of parish nurses and health ministers sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, DoubleTree Hotel, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St, Portland 97232.  360-981-9821 or 360-373-9911 or peaceparishnurse@comcast.net
    Mother-Son Weekend, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tilikum, 15321 N.E. North Valley Road,  Newberg 97132. 503-538-2763 or camptilikum.org
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Salem Right to Life’s 32nd annual Rummage Sale, first of three consecutive days, gym and parking lot at Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. Till 3 p.m. on Saturday. 503-585-7856 or pattiwoods@comcast.net
    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
    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 seeks to see Christians pre-eminent in every sphere of culture. $199 per person, or $375 per couple. https://eaglemountain.global/hub-nation/
    Central Oregon Camp Meeting, first of three consecutive days, Christmas Valley 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
    6:30 p.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision’s monthly Book Group, at the home of Sandy Grubb, 2200 Prestwick Road, Lake Oswego 97034. Discussed will be Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario. 503-330-8977.
    7 p.m., Community-Wide Prayer Meeting for upcoming Franklin Graham rallies in August, First Baptist Church, 649 Crater Lake Ave., Medford 97504. pnw.billygraham.org
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
    2018 Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, first of two consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany 97322.  Speakers include David Barton of Wallbuilders, and home schooling advocate and author Voddie Baucham. OregonHomeSchoolConference.org
    Good Samaritan Ministries’ Family Camp, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center,  22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. Recreational activities; 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 networks those who can implement “Seven Mountain” strategies to fuel cultural reformation. The vision is to see Christians pre-eminent in every sphere of culture. $199 per person, or $375 per couple. 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. Also 12 other authors, workshops, roundtable talks, book vendors and more. www.pnacl.org
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
    Upward Trails ministry hike to Tamanawas Falls on Mount Hood.  Four easy miles; 5.6-mile loop can be added, with 900-foot elevation gain. 503-484-7998 or 503-648-9267 or upwardtrails.com
    9 a.m., Monthly free breakfast, First A.M.E. Zion Church,  4304 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland 97217.  Free clothing also available. 503-206-4135.
    Summer Family Conference with Ray Pritchard of Keep Believing Ministries, first of eight consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
SUNDAY, JUNE 24
   3 and 4:30 p.m., C3 Indoor Cycling benefit events, Cyclebar at Streets of Tanasbourne, 2110 N.W. Allie Ave., No. 608, Hillsboro 97124.  This 45-minute class will benefit, in part, outreach to AIDS orphans in Uganda by the ministry AIDS Orphans Education Trust.  Participants invited regardless of  experience level at exercise cycling.  $25  503-954-3711 or laurie@aoetusa.com
    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
    7 p.m., Book launch party for The Man Card: Five Characteristics  Separating Men from Boys by author Jim Ramos of McMinnville-based The Great Hunt for God men’s ministry, The Barberry restaurant, 645 N.E.Third St, No. 100, McMinnville 97128. thegreathuntforgod.com
MONDAY, JUNE 25
    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 dramas, bounce houses, and crafts.  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.
    10 to 11:30 a.m., Free summer 5-Day Club for children ages 5 to 12 hosted by Grace Bible Fellowship in partnership with Child Evangelism Fellowship, first of five consecutive days, next to the church at 12318 N.E. Siskiyou St., Portland 97230.  All teachers and helpers trained to ensure each child’s protection.  Parents and guardians welcome to attend. A second 5-Day Club is held at another location starting at 1 each afternoon (see listing below). wills.osborn@gmail.com
    11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Glen and Terri Smith 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.  An accountant, Glen Smith testifies of encountering Jesus during a suicide attempt in 1990, after which he was born again. $10.50 for lunch includes drink, tip, tax, and room charge; $2.70 for drinks only.  503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
      1 to 2:30 p.m., Free summer 5-Day Club for children ages 5 to 12 hosted by Grace Bible Fellowship in partnership with Child Evangelism Fellowship, first of five consecutive days, west end of Knott City Park, 11427 N.E. Sacramento St, Portland, OR 97220.  All teachers and helpers trained to ensure each child’s protection.  Parents and guardians welcome to attend.  wills.osborn@gmail.com
TUESDAY, JUNE 26
    8 a.m., 16th annual Alexander Christian Foundation Golf Tournament, Elkhorn Valley Golf Course, 32295 North Fork Road S.E., Lyons 97358.  Funds raised go toward scholarships for ministry students. 503-484-4425 or 541-221-5829 or acfo-online.org
      11 a.m., Glen and Terrie Smith speaking at weekly luncheon of Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266. An accountant, Glen Smith testifies of encountering Jesus during a suicide attempt in 1990, after which he was born again. $10.50 for lunch and drink. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    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. Volunteers will package many thousands of meals, to be distributed by Christian Church/Church of Christ missionaries to hungry families.  503-743-2101 or 317-773-4111 or ides.org
    10:30 a.m., Tools for Downsizing seminar with Beth Giles of Northwest Downsizing Solutions, Parkview Christian Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220. Free admission; includes lunch.  Reservations required at 503-255-7160.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
    9 a.m., 126th Session of the Oregon-Washington Annual Conference,  Cascade District of the A.M.E. Zion Church, first of five consecutive days, Pauline Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 3593 Sunnyview Road N.E., Salem 97305.  Worship and communion service this morning.  On Thursday at 9 a.m., Right Rev. Staccato Powell, the conference’s presiding prelate, will speak, and then 4:30 p.m. is a Christian Education Worship Service  with Pastor Micah McNeal of the First A.M.E. Zion Church in Portland.  On Sunday at 9 a.m. is Sunday School, followed by worship service at 10 a.m.  503-399-0130 or et012003@netzero.net
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
    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.  Worship, fellowship and  sharing. Followed by the annual NCU dinner in Jubilee Lodge at 5 p.m. and then evening session with NCU’s student worship band and President Joseph Womack.  503-743-2101.
SATURDAY, JUNE 30
    Summer Family Conference with Ed Underwood of Church of the Open Door in Glendora, Calif.,  first of five consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. cbcc.net
    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
    7 to 10:30 p.m., Field of Fireworks, on the field at Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins St., Newberg 97132. Fireworks show, music, games, face painting, balloons, dunk tank and more.  503-538-0440 or www.NorthsideNewberg.com