SATURDAY, MARCH 11
Upward Trails ministry outing to see Majestic Falls and other falls of the McDowell Creek area in Linn County. A 2.2-mile hike. 360-513-9244 or 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Third annual regional conference for Shattering Stigma with Stories, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Dr, Lake Oswego 97035. A focus on responding compassionately regarding mental health issues. $40 includes lunch. Childcare available with advance registration. 503-756-9135 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Shatteringstigma.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 12
5:30 to 9 p.m., Salem First Nations Gathering, Morningside United Methodist Church, 3674 12th St. S.E., Salem 97302. 503-364-5013.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
7 p.m., Valley-Wide Night of Praise sponsored by Mid-Valley Women for Christ, Willamette Community Church, 420 Third Ave., S.E., Albany 97321. Featured speaker is Heather McMillan, co-leader of the family and children’s ministry of Life Bible Chuch in Harrisburg and creator of We Choose Virtues curriculum. All women welcome; childcare not provided. MidValleyWomenofChrist.org
7 p.m., The Garden Tour with Kari Jobe and Bryan and Katie Torwalt in concert, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. Tickets $22.50 to $74.50. PremierProductions.com or KariJobe.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Northwest Baptist Convention’s MAPS (Ministry Assistant Professionals) Conference, first of two consecutive days, Vancouver, Wash. location to be announced. 509-735-4622 or 360-882-2100 or email@example.com
5:30 and 7:15 p.m., Islam and Christianity in Bible Prophecy, first of 11 consecutive evenings, Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship, 15150 N.E. Glisan St, Portland 97230. fter a decade of careful study international speaker Tim Roosenberg explains that God’s Word is not silent regarding Islam in these last days. The study focuses on the book of Daniel, chapters 11 and 12. Light supper provided. 503-253-8595
5:45 to 9:30 p.m., First evening of three-weekend training event sponsored by Road to Emmaus Biblical Counseling Center, Southwest Hills Baptist Church, 9100 S.W. 135th Ave., Beaverton 97008. Continues from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, then again April 21-22 and May 12-13. $90 includes all materails, snaks and lunch on Saturdays. 503-524-8686 or www.wouthwesthills.org/adults/counseling
Men’s Retreat with Pastor Dee Duke of Jefferson Baptist Church, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. Suggested donation, $120 per person. 503-873-6743 or ChristianRenewalCenter.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
Upward Trails ministry hike up the Eagle Creek Gorge. An 8- to 10-mile hike featuring waterfalls but with some significant cliffs, so dogs on leash only. 503-718-7774 or upwardtrails.com.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Compassion Gresham clinic, East County Church of Christ, 24375 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Local churches and Compassion Connect collaborate to offer limited free medical and dental care on a first-come, first-served basis. compassionconnect.webconnex.com/compassionnetwork.
7 p.m., The Rock and Worship Roadshow with Red Collective, Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Passion, Family Forces and Jordan Feliz, the Pavlion at the Oregon State Fairgrounds, 2330 17th St. N.E., Salem 97301. Speaker is Tony Wolf. Pre-show party with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue. $10 at the door. The roadshowtour.com
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
Northwest Baptist Convention presents the Groups Matter Workshop with Carter Shotwell, first of two consecutive days, Northwest Baptist Center, 3200 N.E. 109th Ave. Vancouver, Wash. 98682 360-882-2100 or nwbaptist.org
Northwest Baptist Convention’s Church Planting Basic Training, first of four consecutive days, location to be announced. 360-882-2100 or nwbaptist.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
StandUpGirl.com Foundation Gala Dinner event, Rogue Valley Country Club, 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 97504 Standupgirlfoundation.org
Northwest Ministry Conference, first of three consecutive days, Overlake Christian Church, 9900 Willow Road N.E., Redmond, Wash. (near Seattle). www.nwmincon.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Annual Big Lake Snow Retreat for singles, sponsored by the Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, first of three consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp, 13100 U.S. 20, Sisters 97759. Bring snowmobiles, cross-country skis, snowshoes, sleds and warm clothes. 541-998-3593 or 503-789-8911.