Home March 2020 calendar

March 2020 calendar

This is a guide to Christian-oriented performances, activities, speakers and ministry events.  If you would like your event listed at no cost, levae details by phone at 503-537-9220, by email at cnnw@cnnw.com, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 974, Newberg, OR 97132.  (Note: Inclusion of an event in this calendar does not necessarily indicate endorsement by this newspaper). 

SUNDAY, MARCH 1
    2 p.m., Journey Theater presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr., first of remaining six performances, Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave., Portland 97214. Also at 7 p.m. March 6; 10 a.m. and 2 and 7 journeytheater.org or by calling 360.750.8550.  Advance tickets $16, tickets at the door are $18 at the door.  Also three special shows for school groups on March 3 at 9:30 and 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m., with tickets $7 each for groups of 10 to 199, or $6 for more than 100. 360-750-8550 or journeytheater.org.
    7 p.m., Hits Deep Tour with Toby Mac, Tauren Wells, Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, Aaron Cole and Cochren & Company in concert, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland.  Awakeningevents.com
MONDAY, MARCH 2
     11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,. Claudia Barbosa speaking at weekly luncheon for Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  Barbosa is administrative assistant for Remnant Gathering Church, headed by Bill Henderson; is an author; and has hosted a house church for the past two years.  Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 3
    11 a.m., John and Brenda Lorton speaking at weekly luncheon for the Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  John Lorton says he was an “old drunk” until God got hole of him.  He was a pastor in the Quinault, Wash. area and also worked on a crab boat.  He ministers in the gifts of the Holy Spirit and deliverance, and his wife sings and plays keyboard.  Prayer during first half-hour, followed by a half-hour of worship and then lunch at noon. $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant policy is that lunch must be purchased and not only drinks. 503-869-9792 or 503-536-3608 or fgmfamerica.org
    5 p.m., Contemporary Christian: How the Entertainment Business Shaped Evangelical Theology in the U.S., a lecture by George Fox University assistant professor of Christian studies Leah Payne, Hoover 105 on the Newberg campus. Free to the public.   503-538-8383.
    6:30 to 9 p.m. Born to be Brave tour for boys 7 to 17 and their fathers or father figures, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. $22 to $50. borntobebrave.com
    7 p.m. David Woods speaking at dinner for Salem chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Almost Home Restaurant, 3310 Market St. N.E., Salem 97301.  Woods and his wife Angela are full-time evangelists traveling nationwide, and he host a nationally syndicated radio, show, Pray American Live on 107 FM stations coast to coast.  He testifies of healing as a child from a serious condition at a Full Gospel Businessmen’s convention in Portland. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Creation Encounters’ New West Columbia River Gorge Tour, meeting location to be announced. This will explore major creation/Flood evidences between Estacada and Cascade Locks.  creationencounter.com
    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting, Discovery  Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236. Speaker is Shawn Edlund of the women’s ministry Be the Vessel NOW (bethevesselnow.com). Worship led by Cheryl Thomas. portlandamaglow@gmail.com
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Leadership Foundation’s CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) monthly luncheon, Salem lcoation to be announced.  This month is a presentation on “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” RSVP at salemlf.org
    6:30 to 9 p.m. Born to be Brave tour for boys 7 to 17 and their fathers or father figures, Harvest Christian Church, 624 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale 97060.. $22 to $50. borntobebrave.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 5
    10 a.m.,  BLESS fellowship and service group for women 55 and older, Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Portland 97219.   Besides this monthly meeting, the group also does a designated service project each month. 503-620-1500 or sher.ireland@gmail.com
    10:30 a.m., Corban University Theatre presents The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, first of six performances this month, Psalm Performing Arts Center on campus, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317.  Also at 3 p.m. March 15 and 7:30 p.m. March 6, 7, 13 and 14. $13 adults; $11 for students, Corban staff and senior citizens 62 or older; $8 for ages 10 and younger.  corban.edu
    7:30 p.m., Steven Curtis Chapman in solo tour, McDonald Theater, 1010 Willamette St, Eugene 97401. Awakeningevents.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 6
    FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember for married couples, first of three consecutive days, Sunriver Resort in central Oregon..  WeekendtoRemember.com
    Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s Oregon Garden Getaway for women, first of two consecutive days,  Oregon Garden Resort, 895 W. Main St, Silverton 97381.  Guest speaker is Liz DeFrain, an ordained minister, conference and retreat speaker, and women’s director for the PennDel Network of the Assemblies of God $70 event registration; $109 room registration. oregonag.org/ogg
    9 Marks Conference Northwest, first of two consecutive days, Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 S.E. 20th Ave., Portland 97214.  Nine sessions on building healthy, Biblical churches in light of the Gospel.  Speakers include Greg Gilbert of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.; Jeff Lacine of Sellwood Church in Portland; Michael Lawrence and Todd Miles of Hinson Baptist, and Mike McKinley of Sterling Park Baptist Church in Sterling, Va.  $60 general admission, $45 student or $35 for Hinson Church members. Hinsonchurch.org/9marks-conference
    6 p.m., 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
    7 p.m., Christian Youth Theater Portland/Vancouver presents Tarzan, the Musical, first of six performances this month, Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood 97140.  Also at 1 and 7 p.m. March 7 and 14 and 3 p.m. March 15.  Advanced standard admission $15,or $12 for children up to age 12, senior citizens 65 or older, military and students. Tickets at the door are $18. www.cytportlandvancouver.org/shows/
    7 p.m., Discovering Revelation sponsored by the Voice of Prophecy broadcast ministry affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, first of five sessions this week, at several locations locally.  They include Mount Tabor Adventist, 1001 S.E. 60th Ave., Portland 97215; Ohana Christian Fellowship, 2180 N.E. Territorial Road, Canby 97013; Orchards Adventist Church, 6415 N.E. 102nd Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98662; The Better Living Center, 59 Bickleton Hwy., Goldendale, Wash. 98620; and Valley View Adventist Church, 3677 South Stage Road, Medford 97501.   Schedules vary by location. DiscoveringRevelation.org
    7 p.m., MCO Productions presents the musical comedy Warrior, the Story of David and Uriah, first of six performances over two consecutive weekends, Baker Creek Community Church, 325 N.W. Baker Creek Road, McMinnville 97128. Also at 7 p.m. March 7, 13 and 14 and 3 p.m. March 8 and 15.  Free admission; donations welcomed. 503-473-3293 or volga9@hotmail.com
    7 to 9 p.m., Mission ConneXion Northwest presents Crescent ConneXion, first of two consecutive days, Crossroads Community Church, 7708 N.E. 78th St, Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.  Keynoters are Al Fadi, former Wahabbi Muslim from Saudi Arabia and founder of CIRA, an outreach to Muslims; and Trey Hancock, Assemblies of God missionary to Muslims in Dearborn, Mich. missionconnexion.com
    7 to 9:15 p.m., Foundations of Life Conference sponsored by Foundations of Truth Ministries, first of two consecutive days, Castle Rock Christian Church, 542 Huntington Ave. S., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. Continues 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Saturday.  Includes kids’ program on Saturday.  Free admission. www.foundationsconference.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 7
    8:50 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.,  Ignite Compassion conference sponsored by Western Seminary’s Women’s Center for Ministry, Cedar Mill Bible Church, 12208 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland 97229. Theme is “Arise.” $32, or $27 per person for groups or $17 for students. WesternSeminary.regfox.com/ignite-compassion. For group and student discount codes, email wcm@westernseminary.edu
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2020 Missions Conference, Salt Creek Church,  15075 Salt Creek Road, Dallas  97338. Theme is “Disciple: Be One, Make One.” Keynote speaker is Paul Watson. $15 includes lunch. church.office@saltcreekchurch.org or https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/1143807
    11 a.m., Prayer vigil for latest 40 Days for Life campaign in Portland with featured speaker Dr. Haywood Robinson, outside Lovejoy Surgicenter, 933 N.W. 25th Ave., Portland 97210.  A former abortion doctor, Robinson is now national director of medical affairs and education for 40 Days for Life.  40DaysforLife.com
     2 p.m., Journey Theater presents Shrek, the Musical, first of five performances this month, Alder Creek Middle School, 13801 S.E. Webster Road, Milwaukie 97222.  Also at 2 p.m. March 8 and 15 and 2 and 7 p.m. March 14.  Advance tickets $15 adult, $12 ages 2 to 18 and senior citizens 62 and older, and $12 each for groups of 10 or more.  Add $2 to prices if purchased at the door. journeytheater.org
    6 to 8 p.m., Seventh annual Celebration Benefit Dinner for Ambassador Ministries, Rock Creek Country Club, 5100 N.W. Neakahnie Ave., Portland 97229.  RSVP to 503-692-2900 or craigdemo777@gmail.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 8
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike to Shellburg and Stassel Falls east of Salem, near Mehama.  A 3..5- to 4-mile outing, mostly level with one long staircase after passing behind the falls. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.com
    3 to 4 p.m., “Grand opening” of latest 40 Days for Life campaign in Salem with featured speaker Dr. Haywood Robin-son, near Planned Parenthood facility, 3825 Wolverine St. N.E., Salem 97305.  (Backup site is CLC Room 426 at Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301.) A former abortion doctor, Robinson is now national director of medical affairs and education for 40 Days for Life.  40DaysforLife.com
MONDAY, MARCH 9
    11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. John Mark Pool speaking at weekly luncheon of Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.   Pool is part of the “Round Table of Prophets” and takes a five-fold ministry to churches in the U.S. and around the world. Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends’ Pastors Conference, first of four consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 US-101, Rockaway Beach 97136. Keynoter is Chris Adams, executive director of Center for Vocational Ministry.  nwfriends.org
     6:15 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664.   Speaker this month is Dorothy Biamont, an ordained minister and president of several Aglow groups who has ministered prophetically and in teaching in 10 nations.  Food and fellowship opens the meeting, followed by the speaker at 7. 360-694-6914 or www.facebook.com/vancouveraglow
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
    11 a.m., Sonny Huhtala speaking at weekly luncheon for the Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Huhtala testifies of being saved and set free after involvement in the occult at a young age. He ministers in prophecy and healing.  Prayer during first half-hour, followed by a half-hour of worship and then lunch at noon. $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant policy is that lunch must be purchased and not only drinks. 503-869-9792 or 503-536-3608 or fgmfamerica.org
    6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5  dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355. Theme is “Your Money Matters.” Brock Byers, owner of The Lobby, will share his expertise in personal finances.  Also, Candy Weatherly of Elkton will present a humorous glimpse into the life of a woman with a well-protected “comfort zone” who was driven by a need to be perfect. $10. RSVP at 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
   7 to 10 p.m., WAY-FM presents the Portland Trailblazers Family and Faith Night, Modacenter arena, Portland. Discounted rates for seats. Go to RoseQuarter.com/GroupNights and use the code FAITH.
THURSDAY, MARCH 12
    8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A Day of Love and Logic parents’  and educators’ workshop with Charles Fay, Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland 97220.  Theme is “How Do I Get These Kids to Behave?” $109. 1-800-338-4065 or loveandlogic.com
   Open house at Salem Academy Christian School, 942 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97301.  503-378-1219 or SalemAcademy.org
    6:15 p.m., Third annual Making Room Benefit Dinner sponsored by Safe Families for Children,  Castaway Portland, 1900 N.W. 18th Ave., Portland 97209. Safefamiliespdx.org
    7 p.m., The Methuselah Factor with physician, author and radio host Dr. David De Rose, first of three consecutive evenings at two locations. Tonight is at the Adventist Medical Center amphitheater, 10123 S.E. Market St., Portland 97216.  Friday and Saturday evenings are at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St., Portland 97316.  This series looks at how to dramatically improve one’s overall health and longevity.  RSVP to 503-252-8080 or 503-251-6201.
FRIDAY, MARCH 13
    MarriageTeam marriage coach training, first of two consecutive Saturday-Sunday weekends, Vancouver, Wash. location to be announced. 360-450-6042 or www.MarriageTeam.org
    Southern Man Camp sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Kellogg Springs Camp, 1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462. 541-290-8223 or oregonag.org/events/man-camp/south
    Friends of the Family ministry of Corvallis presents a retreat for married couples, The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work, first of three consecutive days, Odell Lake Lodge and Resort, 21501 NF-680, Crescent 97733. Based on John Gottman’s bestselling book on marriage relationships. fofm.org
    Women’s Retreat with Janelle Ross, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E.., Silverton 97381. A singer-songwriter, mother and wife, Ross will share on “Keys to Overcoming: Living for Jesus” in dark times. christianrenewalcenter.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the Salmon River trail 21 miles east of Sandy. A 4- to 5-mile outing of nearly level hiking along the river. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    1:30 to 3 p.m., Bible Foundation work party to prepare the pack Scripture to mail to ministries and international distributors located in the U.S.A., at the foundation’s North Meridian Street location in Newberg.  RSVP by phone at 503-538-4897 or by email at bf@bf.org for details on location.
MONDAY, MARCH 16
      11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,. Tom Slone speaking at weekly luncheon for Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  Slone formerly was a gang leader in Chicago, Ill., and was involved in drgus, alcohol, Satan worship and other occult practices.  After experiencing new life in Christ, he has become ordinated from Christ for the Nations and ministers in prophecy, discernment of spirits, deliverance, and revelation.  Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
TUESDAY, 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.
    Adult Retreat sponsored by Vancouver Church (of God), first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center,  Speaker is Pastor Mike Fackler of Highland Park Community Church of God in Casper, Wyo. 360-574-1611.
    7 to 8 p.m., Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood, a video study from FamilyLife, first of weekly sessions through late April, Connection Church, 910 N.E. Minnehaha St., Vancouver, Wash. 98665. Discussion led by Richard Johnston and Pastor Mark Amerman.  360-448-0432 or 360-823-3776.
THURSDAY, MARCH 19
    Soorin Backer Ministries presents the Pearls of Hope Conference, first of three consecutive days, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St, Ashland 97520.  Speakers Soorin Backer, Wendy Backlund, Sandra Weppler, Jesse and Amy Shamp, Christine Hathaway and Julie Nowacki. $139. pearlsofhopeconference.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
    Eastern Man Camp sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Kellogg Springs Camp, 1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462Bar M Ranch, 58840 Bar M Lane, Adams 97810. 541-290-8223 or oregonag.org/events/man-camp/eastern
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
    9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219.  Chris Ashcraft of the Northwest Creation Network will speak on “The Age of Creation.”  503-544-3255 or DesignScienceNW.org
    9 a.m., Monthly 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. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    9 a.m to 5 p.m., Complete Freedom in Christ, presented by Kevin and Mary Gieger of The Oil Enriched Life, Creekside Church of God, 1301 Neahkahnie St. S.E., Salem 97306. “A fun, interactive, Biblically based workshop” on experiencing true fulfillment in the Christian life. $25 per person or $40 per couple, payable at the door. Bring a notebook and pen. 503-752-7282 or theoilenrichedlife@gmail.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 22
    Launch 2020 pro-life leadership training  for students ages 16 to 21 sponsored by Oregon Right to Life, first of four consecutive days,  Macleay Retreat Center, 2887 74th Ave S.E., Salem 97317.  503-463-8563 or www.ORTL.org/launch
MONDAY, MARCH 23
      11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,. Michael Gray speaking at weekly luncheon for Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  Gray founded a network of intercessory prayer teams and frequently travels to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and other African nations where he teaches pastors from several denominations about prayer, evangelization and raising up leaders. Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25
    7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, Tualatin Valley Community Church, 511 S.W. 211th Ave., Aloha 97006. 503-645-5507 or jewsforjesus.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover: Model Seder with Yoel Ben David, Parklane Christian Reformed Church, 16001 S.E. Main St., Portland 97233. 503-253-4728 or jewsforjesus.org
FRIDAY, MARCH 27
    6 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 515 S.W. Seventh St., Hermiston 97838. 541-567-6811 or jewsforjesus.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 28
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike to Warrior Rock.  Participants will hike Sauvie Isand to Oregon’s only freshwater lighthouse.  A level 7-mile outing.  Call for meeting time and place to share the $7 parking fee. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    7:30 a.m., Newberg/Dundee Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast, Chehalem Cultural Center,  415 E Sheridan St, Newberg 97132.  Intercessory prayer during the first half-hour, followed by the breakfast and program at 8. Guest speakers are Yvette Heryford, director of Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of the Newberg Area; Jorge Fonseca, pastor of Ministerio Rey de Gloria; and Craig Inglesby, director of George Fox University’s Bridge Network Leadership Program.  $15. RSVP to sandi.ficker@gmail.com
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Third Calling workshop on preparing for retirement, sponsored by Northwest Baptist Foundation, Northwest Baptist Center, 3200 N.E. 109th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98682. Keynote speakers Richard and Leona Bergstrom of Re-Ignite Ministries in Edmonds, Wash. $40 individual, $75 per couple.  360-882-2250 or Lori.pengra@nwbaptist.org or www.nwbaptistfdn.org
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friends of the Family ministry’s Bringing Baby Home workshop for prospective new parents, first of two consecutive days,  Corvallis Birth and Women’s Health Center,  2314 N.W. Kings Blvd., A, Corvallis 97330. $50 per couple. 541-757-1761 or fofm.org
    11 a.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon and program, Parkview Retirement Communtiy, 1825 N.E. 108th, Portland 97220.  Speaker Donna Morris of Lacey, Wash. will present on “The Tooth Set Me Free.” She is a retired registered nurse and a community college nursing instructor.  She leads a small reading group called Lamplighters and also a women’s Bible study.  She previously volunteered in a jail ministry and crisis clinic in her area and at the Olympia Union Gospel Mission. Also featured will be Jamie Young, a wife, mom and business owner who is growing a marketing company and running the Portland Women’s Expo.  She will share her journey on “balancing all the hats.” $15.50. RSVP to 503-6585453 or joylindstedt@msn.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 29
    10 a.m., Yoel Ben David of Jews for Jesus speaking, Estacada First Baptist Church, 29101 S.E. Eagle Creek Road, Estacada 97023. 503-630-5325 or jewsforjesus.org
    6 p.m. Jesus for Jesus presents Christ in the Passover with Yoel Ben David, Riviera Baptist Church, 3071 River Road, Eugene 97404. 541-688-2915 or jewsforjesus.org
MONDAY, MARCH 30
     11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,. John LaMadrid speaking at weekly luncheon for Vancouver chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  LaMadrid was declared incorrigible at age 14 and was in the Florida and California prison systems before meeting Christ at age 29.  He became a federal prison chaplain and worked with Charles Colson in the Prison Fellowship ministry for 10 years, also worked with evangelical Corrie Ten Boom for three years, and taught comparative religions at Clark College in Vancouver.  Lunch and coffee or water $10.99 plus tax; additional charges for other beverages and the tip. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 31
    11 a.m., Michael Gray speaking at weekly luncheon for the Portland chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Gray founded a network of intercessory prayer teams and frequently travels to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and other African nations where he teaches pastors from several denominations about prayer, evangelization and raising up leaders.  Prayer during first half-hour, followed by a half-hour of worship and then lunch at noon. $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant policy is that lunch must be purchased and not only drinks. 503-869-9792 or 503-536-3608 or fgmfamerica.org
     7 p.m., Jews for Jesus presents Jesus in the Old Testament, with Yoel Ben David, First Baptist Church, 200 S.W. Willow Fork Drive, Boardman 97818. 541-481-9437 or jewsforjesus.org