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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

    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
TUESDAY, MARCH 3
    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
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Creation Encounters’ New West Gorge Tour, meeting location to be announced. This will explore major creation/Flood evidences between Estacada and Cascade Locks.  creationencounter.com
    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
    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., 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
    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 Robinson, 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
    Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends’ Pastors Conference, first of four consecutive days, location to be announced.  nwfriends.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 12
    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
    2020 Christian Youth Summit sponsored by Prepare the Way, first of two consecutive days, Trinity Lutheran School, 2550 NW Butler Market Road, Bend 97701. Speakers are Kim Meeder, author and co-founder of Oregon’s Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, and Jonathan Noyes, Christian apologist. ChristianYouthSummit.org
    MarriageTeam coach training, first of two consecutive Saturday-Sunday weekends, Vancouver, Wash. location to be announced. 360-450-6042 or www.MarriageTeam.org
    Incourage Women’s Gathering, first of two consecutive days, Rolling Hills Community Church,  3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062.  This event is based on Terra Mattson’s book, Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and will explore what it means to be rooted in grace, live loved and love others well. Keynote speakers are Mattson, Kathy Towne and Katherine Wolf.  Worship led by Joi Hailey with Amy Wolff as emcee and special music by Olivia Pothoff. 503-610-3676 or incouragegathering.com
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
    5 p.m. Portland Christian Schools’ Royal Auction and Gala, Persimmon Country Club, 500 SE Butler Road, Gresham 97080. Theme is “Windows to the Future.”  $70 per person until Feb. 9, $75 after that date. pcschools.org/apps/pages/Royal-Auction-Gala
    7 p.m., The Finally Living Tour with Tenth Avenue North and Micah Tyler in concert, Edgewater Christian Fellowship, 101 Assembly Circle, Grants Pass 97526.  bandsintown.com/e/101857913
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.
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
    7 p.m., Bow the Knee, an Easter musical/drama, first of several performances through Sunday, Liberty Bible Church of the Nazarene, 12401 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98686.  A cast, choir and crew of hundreds 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., Community-wide Praise and Worship sponsored by Mid-Valley Women of Christ, Life Community Church, 4900 N.W. Highway 99, Corvallis, 97330. This event for women features teacher and worship pastor Kim-Maree Janzen of Mannahouse Church in Portland and worship led by Chris Spivey and the Willamette Community Church worship team. Free admission. midvalleywomenofchrist.org
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
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
    Community Homeless Connect, first of two consecutive days, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E. Salem 97301. This event brings together more than 50 agencies and 300 volunteers to connect chronically homeless adults to health care, IDs, employment skills, housing resources, and more in one location on one day. Last year, over 300 volunteers connected over 400 individuals in housing crisis with need services. Community Action Agency and Salem Leadership Foundation co-sponsor this event.. www.salemlf.org/connect2020/
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 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, Chehalem Cultural Center,  415 E Sheridan St, Newberg 97132.  Prayer during the first half-hour, followed by the breakfast and program at 8.  RSVP to sandi.ficker@gmail.com
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Preparing for Retirement Seminar sponsored by Northwest Baptist Foundation, Northwest Baptist Center, 3200 N.E. 109th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98682. $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., 2020 Freedom Rally sponsored by Oregon Liberty Alliance, Holiday Inn Airport-Portland, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland 97220.  Speakers are Michael Farris, president and CEO of Alliance Defending Freedom; Deneen Borelli, author and Fox News contributor; and Charlie Kirk, founder and president of Turning Point USA. $40 includes lunch; free for youth under age 16. 503-257-0444 or www.oregonlibertyalliance.com
SUNDAY, MARCH 29
    4 p.m. Annual Gala for Called to Rescue, Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220.  Called to Rescue is an outreach that battles sex trafficking both domestically and internationally.  Silent auction at 4, dinner and live auction at 5.  calledtorescue.org