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March 2018 calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 1
    Childhood Directors Retreat sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of four consecutive days, Redmond location to be announced. 360-882-2100 or www.gonbw.org
    Soorin Backer Ministries’ Pearls of Hope Conference for women, first of three consecutive days, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St, Ashland 97520. Keynote speakers Soorin Backer, Garris Elkins and Gail Perry.  $139.  541-337-4240 or pearlsofhopeconference.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
    FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember for married couples, first of three consecutive days, Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Drive, Sunriver 97707.  1-800-FL-TODAY or www.familylife.com
    Annual Sportsman’s Trade Show and Banquet, Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring 97009.503-663-5050 or goodshepherdcc.org
    6 p.m., 9Marks Conference on Expositional Preaching, first of two consecutive days, Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 S.E. 20th Ave., Portland 97214.  Co-sponsored by Western Seminary and Hinson Church. Speakers Mark Dever, Art Azurdia, Jonathan Leeman and Adam Sinnett. 503-517-1800 or tmiles@westernseminary.edu
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
    9 to 11 a.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision presents a “Spotlight on Honduras” with Jose Luis Figueroa focusing on the work of World Vision in that nation, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035.  www.wovwest.org
    9 a.m. to noon, Rick Johnson of Better Dads presents Courageous Moms: Raising Boys to Become Good Men, Salvation Army, 473 S.E. 194th Ave., Portland 97233.  An innovative presentation that weaves together stories, film clips, examples and small group interaction to sharpen a mom’s — and dad’s — skills and her understanding of boys in the process of becoming men. $25 per person; childcare and activities provided at no cost for kids ages 3 to 11.  Register at 503-567-1212 or 971-220-9413 or extendinggrace.org
    1 p.m., 15th annual High Tea and Auction to benefit student scholarships at Sonrise Academy, a Christian school in The Dalles, at The Dalles Readiness Center, 402 E. Scenice Drive, The Dalles 97058.  Presented by Wendy’s High Tea and Auctions. Silent and oral auctions as well as door prizes, entertainment and a raffle.  $25 advance, $30 at the door.  541-298-8922.
    6 to 8 p.m,. Fifth annual Celebration Benefit Dinner for Ambassador Ministries, Rock Creek Country Club, 5100 N.W. Neahkanie Ave., Portland 97229.  503-692-2900 or craigdemo777@gmail.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 8
    10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.,  Corban University theatre department presents “Alice,” first two of seven performances this month, Psalm Performing Arts Center on the university campus, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317. Also at 7:30 p.m. on March 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. Written and directed by Rachel Ost, this is loosely based on the characters of Alice of Wonderland.  Tickets at https://inside.corban.edu/theatre/events
    7 p.m. Mid-Valley Women of Christ’s Valley-Wide Night of Praise and Worship with speaker Carol Kent and worship by Chris Spivey and the Willamette Community Church Praise Team, Life Community Church, 4900 N.W. Hwy. 99, Corvallis 97330. MidValleyWomenofChrist.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
    Women’s retreat with Chaney Wilder LaPierre, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381.   Wilder and husband Arthur co-pastor New Creations Life Center in Central Oregon. She is an author and has taught Bible more than 25 years.  Suggested donation $130.  503-873-6743 or christianrenewalcenter.org
    Christian Women Connection Spring Convention sponsored by the Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of two consecutive days, Maranatha Church of God, 4220 N.E. 12th Ave., Portland 97211.  Featured speaker is Melanie Thigpen, an ordained pastor in the Church of God who lives in Anderson, Ind.  Worship leader is Marva Adams of Hillsboro. $30.  503-393-3510 or orwacog.org
    7 p.m., The Roadshow Tour with For King & Country, Matthew West, Natalie Grant, Bethel Music, Zach Williams and Social Club Misfits in concert, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Winning Way, Portland 97227.  $10 at the door.  theroadshowtour.com
    7 p.m., StandUpGirl.com Foundation benefit concert with pianist Michael Allen Harrison, Canby Chapel, 508 N.W. Third Ave, Canby 97013. $35.   503-304-1531 or Standupgirlfoundation.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 10
    Upward Trails ministry cross-country ski outing along the Buzzard Point Trail near Mount Hood.  503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    5 to 9 p.m., Seventh annual Key2Free dinner and auction event to benefit Door to Grace, Oregon Golf Club, 25700 S.W. Petes Mountain Road, West Linn 97068.  Door to Grace is an outreach to young girls rescued from sex trafficking.  503-747-5474 or www.doortograce.org
    5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Annual benefit dinner for St. Stephens Academy classical Christian school of Beaverton, Portland Golf Club, 5900 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Portland 97225. 503-646-4617 or rturner@ststephensacademy.com
TUESDAY, MARCH 13
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, Shasta Way Christian Church, 5835 Shasta Way, Klamath Falls 97603.  541-884-9284 or jewsforjesus.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike in the Lacamas Lake area in Clark County, Wash.  Visits to several waterfalls.  A 5-mile outing with 200-foot elevation gain.  503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.com
    5:30 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, Grace Fellowship Church, 834 Monroe St., Eugene 97402 541-653-9045 or jewsforjesus.org
    5:30 p.m., Adventist Medical Foundation’s sixth annual Heroes of the Heart Gala featuring six-time Grammy Award-winner Amy Grant, Mark Building at Portland Art Museum., 1119 S.W. Park Ave., Portland 97205.  $150.  Adventisthealth.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 15
    5:30 p.m., Portland Gospel Truth Conference with Andrew Wommack and Creflo Dollar,  first of three consecutive days, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland 97232.  Continues 8 a.m. through evening both Friday and Saturday.  Free admission.  Worship led by recording artists Charlie and Jill LeBlanc. Advance registration at www.awmi.net/events
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pastors’ Prayer Summit sponsored by Oregon-Pacific Nazarene District, Eugene First Church of the Nazarene, 727 Madison St., Eugene 97402.  503-581-3950 or www.orpac.org
        7 p.m. Bow the Knee, an Easter musical drama, first of five performances through Sunday,  Liberty Bible Church of the Nazarene, 12401 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98686. Also at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. 360-574-9302 or www.bowtheknee.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
    Christian Youth Summit sponsored by Prepare the Way, first of two consecutive days, Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 2550 N.E. Butler Market Rd. Bend 97701. Theme is “Standing Firm.” Jeff Myers of Summit Ministries and Kim Meeder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch are keynote speakers. Free admission; advance registration reequired. www.christianyouthsummit.org
    MAPs (Ministry Assistant Professionals) annual retreat and conference sponsored by the Northwest Baptist Convention, first of two consecutive days, Vancouver, Wash., location to be announced.  Theme is “Hello: My Name is Gratitude.” 509-735-4622 or 360-882-2100 or www.gonbw.org
    7 p.m., Benefit dinner for Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of Newberg, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E Sheridan St, Newberg. 97132.  Theme is “Changing Lives Together.” 503-537-3999 or loveincnewberg.org
    7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Alan Bond, First Baptist Church, 200 S.W. Willow Fork Drive, Boardman 97818.  541-481-9437 or jewsforjesus.org
    7 to 9 p..m., Mission ConneXion presents Crescent ConneXion, a focus on outreach to the Muslim world in the “10/40 Window,” Multnomah University, 8435 N.E. Glisan St., Portland 97220.  Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.  Keynote speakers are David Cashin and Al Fadi. Cashin is professor of intercultural studies at Columbia Biblical Seminary and School of Ministry in South Carolilna and a former missionary to Bangladesh.  Fadi is a former Wahabbi Muslim from Saufi Arabia.  He is the researcher, editor, writer, and translator for numerous ministries, including “Answering Islam.”  He also runs an outreach ministry designed for non-Muslims and Christians.  $65 admission, or $55 for students. Lunch included.  missionconnexion.com
    7  to 9:30 p.m.,  His Heart Foundatiion presents the Restored and Remarried conference with Gil and Brenda Stuart, first of two consecutive days, US Digital Outreach Center, 1400 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684.  Continues 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.  For those who are already involved in the “stepfamily adventure” or who are contemplating it. Restoredandremarried.com or hisheartfoundation.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
    Upward Trails ministry’s geology hike down to the Dodge Park Pipeline on the Sandy River.  503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
      9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Northwest Baptist Convention presents Engaging the Community, simultaneously at both Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego 97035, and Capital Baptist Church, 3000 Lansing Ave. N.E., Salem 97301. This is a prayerfield field study of culture in the following areas: social, economic, physical and spiritual.  The goal is the discern God’s activity, discovering where new ministries and churches are needed. RSVP at bit.ly/engagecommunity
SUNDAY, MARCH 18
    10 a.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, North Umpqua Bible Fellowship, 1547 Wild River Drive,  Roseburg 97470. 541-496-0764 or jewsforjesus.org
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 434 E. Grant St. Lebanon 97355. 541-258-6393 or jewsforjesus.org
MONDAY, MARCH 19
    6:30  p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Exodus Christian Fellowship, 2746 Ocean Beach Hwy., Longview, Wash. 98632. 360-577-0580 or jewsforjesus.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
    Senior Adult Retreat sponsored by the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, location to be announced.  orwacog.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
    7 p.m., Yoel Ben David of Jews for Jesus speaking, Brush Prairie Baptist Church, 11814 N.E. 117th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98662,  360-892-4664 or jewsforjesus.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
    7 p.m., Yoel Ben David of Jews for Jesus speaking, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17500 S.W. Cedarview Way, Sherwood 97140. 503-625-6648 or jewsforjesus.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
    6:30  p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Faith Baptist Church, 5750 N. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City 97367. 541-994-9106 or jewsforjesus.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
    Upward Trails ministry hike in Cape Lookout State Park on the north Oregon coast. A 3-mile outing.  503-668-8950 or 503-648-9267 or upwardtrails.com
    Called to Rescue 30th anniversary gala event.  Silent auction, dinner and live auction, location to be announced. 360-356-3761 or www.calledtorescue.org
    5 p.m., The Booth Brothers, in concert, Vancouver Church (of God), 3300 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98665.  $35,  Artist Circle; $25 advance standard seating, $30 at the door, $22 each for groups of 20 or more .  imcconcerts.com or Southerngospelpdx.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
    9 and 10:30 a.m., Yoel Ben David of Jews for Jesus speaking, Eastside Christian Church, 1910 Grand Prairie Road S.E., Albany 97322. 541-928-9349 or jewsforjesus.org
    Camp Joshua pro-life camp for youth, first of four consecutive days, Salem location to be announced.  Open to students ages 16 to 21. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Seder with Yoel Ben David, College Park Community Church, 2548 Newmark St., North Bend 97459.  541-756-4214 or jewsforjesus.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 27
    Marion County Community Connect, an outreach to the homeless, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St NE, Salem 97301. 503-364-2285 or 503-315-8924.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
    7 to 8:45 a.m., Portland Good Friday Breakfast, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland 97232. portlandgoodfridaybreakfast.org
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, Silverton First Baptist Church, 229 Westfield St., Silverton 97381.  503-873-6181 or jewsforjesus.org
    7 p.m., 7 Places, an Easter production, first of three presentations this weekend, Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins, Newberg 97132.  Also at 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.  503-538-0440 or northsidenewberg.org