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March 2019 calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 1
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Good Samaritan Ministries’ Samaritan and Counselor Intensive Training, first of three consecutive days,  at the ministry headquarters, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg. 23, Beaverton 97008. goodsamaritanministries.org/events
    Noon, George Fox University Legacy League luncheon, Canyon Commons Dining Hall on the university’s Newberg campus.  Rob Simpson, director of  campus recreation, will discuss the university’s new Hadlock Student Center.  $10.  RSVP to 503-538-7314 or 503-927-5011.
    6 to 9 p.m., Volunteer training seminar for Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers of Yamhill County, first of two consecutive days, at the ministry headquarters, 1218 Third St., Lafayette 97127. Continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.  The ministry operates counseling centers in Lafayette, McMinnville and Newberg. $40 per person or $50 per couple.  503-434-4400 or www.pregnancyhelp.info
    Men’s retreat sponsored by Pacific Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenent Church, first of three consecutive days, Cascades Camp & Conference Center,  22825 Peissner Road S.E.,  Yelm, Wash. 98597.  206-275-3903 or pacnwc.org/event-calendar/
    Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet and Trade Show, Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring 97009.  Contact Steve Bass at 503-784-2101 or the church at 503-663-5050 or go to goodshepherdcc.org
    Ministers and Spouses Retreat sponsored by the Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, Best Western Agate Beach Inn, 3019 North Coast Highway, Newport 97365. Guest speaker is Deborah Loyd. orwacog.org
    The Roadshow with Matthew West, Tenth Avenue North, Matt Maher, Michael W. Smith and Leanna Crawford in concert, The Pavilion at Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem.  The RoadshowTour.com
    Oregon Garden Getaway for women sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of two consecutive days, The Oregon Garden Resort, 879 W Main St, Silverton 97381.  Theme is “Pursue.” Workshops are “Pursuing a Healthy Lifestyle,” with Ashley Silverii, and “Resilience in Ministry” with Rhonda Reich.  oregonag.org/events/ogg
    7 p.m., MCO Productions presents the musical King, the Story of David and Saul, first of six free-admission performances this month at two different locations.  The first three shows  are at 7 p.m. March 1 and 2 and 3 p.m. March 3 at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg 97132.  The final three shows are at 7 p.m. March 8 and 9 and 3 p.m. March 10 at Baker Creek Community Church, 325 N.W. Baker Creek Road, McMinnville 97128.  503-550-7350 or mcoproductions@hotmail.com or jwbirths@gmail.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 2
    Upward Trails ministry hike on the Maple Trail in Portland’s Forest Park. A 7.7-mile outing with 500-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
    8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Free marriage coach training sponsored by MarriageTeam, first evening of two consecutive weekends, US Digital, 1400 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Continues 1 to 6 p.m. March 3, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 9 and 1 to 6 p.m. March 10. marriageteam.org
    Sixth annual Celebration Benefit Dinner for Ambassador Ministries, Rock Creek Country Club, 5100 NW. Neahkahine Ave. Portland 97229,  503-692-2900 or craigdemo777@gmail.com or www.ambassadorministries.net
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
    6 to 8 p.m., Open house at Salem Academy Christian School, 942 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97301. SalemAcademy.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
    Start of newest round of 40 Days for Life peaceful vigils against abortion nationally, including at locations in Portland, Salem, Eugene and Vancouver, Wash. This continues through April 14. www.40DaysforLilfe.com
    7 p.m., Concordia Choir from Concordia College of Moorhead, Minn., in concert, West Salem High School, 1776 Titan Drive, Salem  97304.  Performed in collaboration with the high school’s choir.  1-800-838-3006 or ConcordiaTickets.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
    10 a.m. to noon, B.L.E.S.S. (Building Loving Engagement, Support and Service) monthly group for women 55 and older, Meadow Springs Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Portland 97219. 503-620-1500 or sher.ireland@gmail.com
    10:30 a.m., Corban University Theatre presents Suite Surrender, first of six 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. March 8, 9, 15 and 16 and 2:30 p.m. March 17.  This play, written by Michael McKeever, is an homage to the classic farces of the 1930s and 1940s, with slapstick comedy, oversized egos and a symphony of slamming doors.  Tickets at the door or online at inside.corban.edu/theatre/events
    7 p.m., Concordia Choir from Concordia College of Moorhead, Minn., in concert, First United Methodist Church of Eugene, 1376 Olive St., Eugene 97401.  Performed in collaboration with the Oregon Young Men’s Ensemble of the Oregon Children’s Choir.  1-800-838-3006 or ConcordiaTickets.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
    12th annual Christian Youth Summit sponsored by Prepare the Way, first of two consecutive days, Trinity Lutheran Church, 2550 NE Butler Market Road, Bend 97701.  Speakers are Mary Jo Sharp of Confident Christianity and Nathan Betts of Ravi Zacharias Ministries. Advance registration is free, but required. ChristianYouthSummit.org
    FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember for married couples, first of three consecutive days, Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon.  Www.WeekendToRemember.com
    7 p.m., Ernie Haase and Signature Sound and The Hoppers together in concert, New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley 97086.  General admission, $25; Artist Circle, $35.  800-965-9324 or IMCconcerts.com or southerngospelpdx.com/tickets.html
    7 p.m., Concordia Choir from Concordia College of Moorhead, Minn., in concert, First Presbyterian Church of Medford, 85 S. Holly St., Medford 97501. 1-800-838-3006 or ConcordiaTickets.com
    7 p.m., Christian Youth Theater presents Disney’s Peter Pan Jr., first of eight performances this month, Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood 97140.  Also at 2 and 7 p.m. March 8; 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. March 14; 7 p.m. March 15; and 2 and 7 p.m. March 16.  $15 advance or $18 at the door. www.cytportlandvancouver.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the classic Mult-nomah/Wahkeena Falls Loop in the Columbia River Gorge.   A 6-mile outing with several waterfalls and 1,600-foot elevation gain.  360-513-9244 or 503-648-9267 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
    5 p.m., Salem Academy Christian School’s dinner and auction, Salem Convention Center,  200 Commercial St. S.E., Salem 97301. Theme is “An Evening in Old Hollywood.” SalemAcademy.org
    5 p.m., Portland Christian Schools’ annual auction and dinner, Persimmon Country Club, 500 S.E. Butler Road, Gresham 97080. www.pcschools.org
    5:30 to 9 p.m., Door to Grace’s annual Key2Free benefit dinner and auction with live music, this year marking the ministry’s 10th anniversary, Oregon Golf Club,  25700 S.W. Petes Mountain Road, West Linn 97068.  Door to Grace is an outrach to victims of child sex trafficking.  $100.  503-747-5474 or doortograce.org
    7:30 p.m., Concordia Choir from Concordia College of Moorhead, Minn., in concert, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 N.W. 19th Ave., Portland 97209. 1-800-838-3006 or ConcordiaTickets.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 10
    7 p.m., Holy Road Tour with Chris Tomlin, Tauren Wells, Pat Barrett, Nicole Serano and Darren Whitehead in concert, Moda Center arena, Portland. Awakeningevents.com
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
    5:30 p.m., Adventist Health Foundation’s seventh annual Heroes of the Heart Gala, Portland Art Museum’s Mark Building, 1119 S.W. Park Ave., Portland 97205. www.adventisthealth.org/portland/about-us/foundation/heroes-of-the-heart-gala/
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,  Author Preston Sprinkle of The Center for Faith, Sexuality and Gender speaking at daylong event on gender and sexuality issues facing the church and community, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E. Salem 97301. 503-364-2285 or centerforfaith.com
    5 p.m. Making Room dinner and auction to benefit Kindred Partners and Safe Families for Children,  Castaway Portland, 1900 N.W. 18th Ave., Portland 97209. kindredpartners.org
    6 p.m., Boots and Bling Gala Dinner sponsored by StandUpGirl.com Foundation, Rogue Valley Country Club, 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford 97504.  The foundation supports the outreach of the StandUpGirl.com website that provides Godly counsel to girls facing unexpected pregnancies.  RSVP at 503-304-1531 or  www. standupgirlfoundation.org
    7 p.m. Bow the Knee, an Easter musical/drama, first of five performances this week, Liberty Bible Nazarene Church, 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. A cast, choir and crew of over 350 people come together to tell the story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus as seen through the eyes of a Roman centurion.  bowtheknee.com
    7 p.m., Valley-Wide Night of Worship and Praise sponsored by Mid-Valley Women for Christ, with guest speaker, author and Bible teacher Nancie Carmichael, Hope Church, 2817 Santiam Hwy. S.E., Albany 97322.   Worship led by Ashra Liles and the Hope Church worship team.  Free admission; donations accepted.   midvalleywomenofchrist.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
    Teen Girls Conference sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of two consecutive days, Lifespring Assembly of GodChurch, 9165 Portland Road N.E., Silverton 95305   oregonag.org/events/tgc
    6 to 9:30 p.m., IF Gathering for women, first of two consecutive days, Mosaic Church, 1832 N.E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., Portland 97212.  Continues 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. $40. ifmosaic.iflocal.com
    6:30 to 9 p.m., IF Gathering for women, Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland 97229. Continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.  $25. beaverton.iflocal.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
    Upward Trails ministry’s outing to the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville.  503-668-8950 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
    5:30 p.m., ,Portland-area pianist Michael Allen Harrison performing at 20 Years of Hope, a dinner and concert fundraising gala marking the 20th anniversary of Road to Hope maternity home in Washington County, Adrianna Hill Grand Ballroom, 918 S.W. Yamhill St., Portland 97205. 503-648-4227 or Road2hopepdx.org/RSVP
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
SUNDAY, MARCH 17
    St. Patrick’s Day.  The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Wear green to church.
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the Wapato Greeway on Aauvie Island. A grassy path circles marshy Virginia Lake. A 2- to 4-mile level outing. 503-522-7205 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
TUESDAY, MARCH 19
    Adult Retreat sponsored by Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington,  first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  orwacog.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Portland Kingdom Impact Dinner sponsored by Nehemiah Project International Ministries, Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon St., Portland 97205.  Keynote speaker is Ron Wilkinson, principal of Security First Advisors.  Also speaking are Nehemiah Project founder Patrice Tsague and Gabriel Oleko, founder of Elevation College in Congo. $80.  877-916-1180 or nora@nehemiahproject.org
    7 to 9 p.m., Crescent ConneXion, first of two consecutive days, Village Baptist Church, 33- S.W. Murray Blvd., Beaverton 97005. Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.  A focus on “Loving Your Neighbor from the 10/40 Window.” Speakers are Fouad Masri, a native of Lebanon who has been sharing Christ with Muslims since 1979, and Mike Kuhn, an author who has been involved in outreach to Muslims for more than two decades in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.  missionconnexion.com/crescent-connexion-2019/
    Big Lake Youth Camp Snow Weekend, first of three consecutive days, 26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. Bring snowmobiles, cross-country skis or snowshoes, and clothes for playing in the snow. $80 through March 4 includes five meals and two nights lodging. 541-998-3593 or 503-789-8911.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
     Upward Trails ministry’s hike on Powell Butte in east Portland. An easy hike, with mileage to be determined by participants. 503-648-9267 or 503-484-7998 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
    9 a.m. to noon, Saturday Seminar: Making Sense in a Senseless World, with local pastor and former Multnomah University professor John Wecks, Laurelwood Baptist Church, 17015 N.E. Sixth St, Vancouver, WA 98684. $10. Child care provided. 360-892-1060 or laurelwoodbc.com
    Design Science Assocation’s Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge outing. 503-544-3255 or www.DesignScienceNW.org
SUNDAY, MARCH 24
    Oregon Right to Life’s Launch pro-life seminar for students ages 16-21, first of four consecutive days, Salem location to be announced.  Macleay Christian Conference Center, 2887 74th Ave S.E., Salem 97301. Training led by Alen Shlemon of Stand to Reason. $150; scholarships available. 503-463-8563 or ortl.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Community Homeless Connect for Marion County, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. 503-315-8924 or www.SalemLF.org or mycommunityaction.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 28
    7 p.m., Forgiven and Set Free Bible study for those working through their post-abortion experience, first of eight weekly sessions, Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers headquarters, 1218 Third St., Lafayette 97127. 503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill@frontier.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 29
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Northwest Ministry Conference, first of two consecutive days, Crossroads Bible Church, 15815 S.E. 37th St, Bellevue, Wash. 98006. Continues during the same hours Saturday. A comprehensive training and equipping conference for churches of all sizes, with 320 workshops and 200 exhibitors.  Theme is “Exponential.” Keynote speakers are: tonight, Rich Stearns, president of World Vision USA; Saturday, Jason Noble of Medford and Breakthroughmovie.com, and “itinerant keynote’ Sarah Sumner of Rightonmission.com.  www.nwmincon.org
    Christian Women Connection’s Spring Connection sponsored by the Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Sunset Park Community Church, 174 Sunset Blvd., St. Helens 97051. orwacog.org
    7 to 10 p.m., Aspire women’s event, Lighthouse Christian Center, 3409 23rd St. S.W., Puyallup, Wash. 98373.  Speakers are Shannon Hoffpauir, comedian Amberly Neese and songwriter Jennifer Shaw.  $25 general admission, $35 VIP admission. aspirewomensevents.com/puyallup-wa/
SATURDAY, MARCH 30
     Upward Trails ministry’s outing to visit African animals in the wild at Schreiner’s Animal Farm near Dallesport, Wash.  Mostly a drive-through visit, but participants can do a short hike to see a nearby waterfall as well. 503-668-8950 or winchee3@wbcable.net or upwardtrails.com
    7 to 10 p.m., Aspire women’s event, University Park Baptist Church, 4340 N. Lombard St., Portland 97203.  Speakers are Shannon Hoffpauir, comedian Amberly Neese and songwriter Jennifer Shaw.  $25 general admission, $35 VIP admission. 480-812-1100 or aspirewomensevents.com/portland-or/
     7 to 11:30 p.m., ElRod Center Adult Prom to benefit local youth in Lane County, Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene 97401. ElRodCenter.com