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May 2018 calendar

SOMETIME IN MAY
    Mini-Homeschool Convention at Mount St. Helens Creation Center, 147 Front Ave N.W., Castle Rock, Wash. 98611. 360-274-5737 or mshcreationcenter.org
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
THURSDAY, MAY 3
    National Day of Prayer. Theme of the 2018 observance is “Pray for America – Unity,” based upon Ephesians 4:3, which challenges believers to mobilize unified public prayer for America. For the full list of National Day of Prayer events in our region, see the separate listing in the calendar section of this web site or go to www.nationaldayofprayer.org 
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Marketplace Coalition luncheon, Grand Hotel at Bridgeport, 7265 S.W. Hazelfern road, Tigard 97224. $30. 503-515-5647 or info@servingourneighbors.org
    7 p.m. The Future Tour with Jordan Feliz, Blanca, For All Seasons and Archers Rise in concert, Portland Christian Center, 5700 SW Dosch Road, Portland 97239  $17.50 to $45. LMGconcerts.com
FRIDAY, MAY 4
    Women’s Conference with Liz Curtis Higgs, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Higgs is the author of more than 30 books, including the best-selling Bad Girls of the Bible series.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
SATURDAY, MAY 5
     Upward Trails ministry’s hike up the Clackamas River to Pup Creek Falls.  A 7.6-mile moderate hike with 1,050-foot elevation gain.  360-513-9244 or 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Epicenter Conference with John Wecks, Heritage Bible Church, 193 N. Welcome Slough Road, Cathlamet, Wash. 98612.  A Biblical study of the future of the world, the Middle East and the Church.  Wecks is a retired professor of theology at Multnomah University in Portland. $10 by April 15, $15 after that date.  360-795-7854 or hbcpugetisland.com
    Women’s gathering sponsored by Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends, Clackamas Park Friends Church, 8120 S.E.Thiessen Road Oak Grove 97267.  503-538-9410 or nwfriends.org
    5 p.m., Via Veritas dinner and live/silent auction to benefit Veritas School of Newberg, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg 97132. $35.  503-888-3985 or VeritasSchool.net
    6 p.m., Portland West Side Hymn Sing sponsored by Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree, Southwest Bible Church,  14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  Another hymn sing will be held on the East Side on May 12 at another location (see listing below) www.singingchristmastree.org
MONDAY, MAY 7
    Retirees Conference with Stuart Briscoe, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center, The author of more than 40 books, Briscoe has preached in more than 100 nations.  He is a minister-at-large for Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisc. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
     7 p.m., The Stones That Cry Out, a presentation by Daegeuk Nam on the Old Testament, first of six consecutive evenings, Stone Tower Seventh-day Adventist Chruch, 3010 N.E. Holladay St., Portland 97232.  Nam has taught the Old Testament and Biblical archaeology for more than three decades at Sahmyook University in Seoul, Korea.  He holds a doctorate in Biblical studies from Andrews University.  Topics this week include the date of the Exodus, King Cyrus, King Hezekiah, The Pool of Gibeon, King David and The Hittites.  503-232-6018.
TUESDAY, MAY 8
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem-area pastors’ prayer lunch, Salem Heights Church, 375 Madrona Ave. S., Salem 97302. To celebrate and explore what God is doing in the community.  503-588-0403 or sdangaran@salemalliance.org.
    Spring Inland Empire Pastor’s Conference sponsored by the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, first of two consecutive days, 515 S.W. Seventh St., Hermiston 97838.  Theme is “Reflections on the Future of Pastoral Ministry.” 541-571-6085 or nowlcms.org
    6 p.m., Standupgirl.com Gala Dinner, Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St. S.E., Salem 97301.  503-304-1531 or standupgirlfoundation.org
THURSDAY, MAY 10
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Building HOPE Benefit Luncheon, a fundraiser for Open House Ministries shelter of Vancouver, Wash., Warehouse 23, 100 Columbia St., No. 102, Vancouver 98660.  $65.  360-356-3770 or www.sheltered.org
    11:30 to 1 p.m., Union Gospel Mission of Salem free informational luncheon for the larger faith community locally, Founder’s Room at Roth’s Fresh Market, 1130 Wallace Road N.W., Salem 97304 Mission Executive Director Dan Clem and his staff will outline the mission’s visiion to better serve the homeless.  RSVP to 503-967-6388 or lwheeler@ugmsalem.org
FRIDAY, MAY 11
        Family Camp, first of three consecutive days, Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch, 1 Muddy Road, Antelope 97001.  541-489-3100 or Washingtonfamilyranch.younglife.org
SATURDAY, MAY 12
    Upward Trails ministry’s bicycle outing on the Fanno Creek Trail System on Portland’s Westside.  Mostly level and paved. A 10-mile trek.  503-668-8950 or 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plant sale to benefit The Salvation Army Gresham Corps, East Hill Church, 701 N. Main Ave., Gresham 97030. A huge variety of trees, hedges, and shade plants at wholesale prices.  All inventory is donated from local nurseries. 503.661.8972, ext. 414
     9 a.m. to noon, Better Dads and Extending Grace Ministries presents Courageous Moms: Raising Boys to Become Good Men, Warner Pacific University’s Mount Tabor campus, 2219 S.E. 68th Ave., Portland 97215. Presented by bestselling author Rick Johnson of Better Dads, this is a fast-moving presentation weaving together stories, film clips, examples and small group interaction to sharpen both a mom’s and dad’s skills and a mom’s understanding of boys in the process of becoming men. Free childcare and activities provided for ages 3 to 11. Seminar cost is $25, and dads are welcome, Partial scholarships available. RSVP at 503-665-2761.
    6 p.m., Portland East Side Hymn Sing sponsored by Portland’s Singing Christmas Tree, Southwest Bible Church,  New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley 97086. www.singingchristmastree.org
    6:30 to 8 p.m., Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of Clackamas County annual benefit dinner, Trinity Lutheran Chruch, 16000 S. Henrici Road, Oregon City 97045.  Theme is “Restoring Our Community Together.”  Guest speaker is Nancy Ide, Oregon City commissioner.  503-655-4223, ext. 2 or info@Clackmasloveinc.org
MOTHER’S DAY
SUNDAY, MAY 13
    Mother’s Day.  Celebrating the critical role that mothers play.  All churches will have observances.
MONDAY, MAY 14
    7 to 8 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., Ascent morning and evening prayer gatherings sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, first of five different locations this week, Grace Community Fellowship, 989 Country Club Road, Eugene 97401. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
OREGON PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
TUESDAY, MAY 15
    Oregon Primary Election Day.  Ballots must be submitted by 8 p.m.
    7 to 8 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., Ascent morning and evening prayer gatherings sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, second of five different locations this week, Wilamette Christian Center, 2500 W. 18th Ave., Eugene 97402. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
    24th annual All About Kids fundraising dinner to benefit Salvation Army programs in the Portland area, Sentinel Hotel, 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland 97205. allaboutkidspdx.org
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
    7 to 8 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., Ascent morning and evening prayer gatherings sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, third of five different locations this week, The Box (college ministry of First Baptist Church of Eugene)  661 E. 19th Ave., Eugene 97401. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
THURSDAY, MAY 17
    7 to 8 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., Ascent morning and evening prayer gatherings sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, fourth of five different locations this week, Twin Rivers Church, 1660 Mohawk Blvd, Springfield 97477. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
    Seniorfest, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.   503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    5:30 p.m., Annual fundraising banquet for Columbia Pregnancy Centers in St. Helens and Rainier, Grace Baptist Church, 58690 Ross Rd, Warren/St. Helens 97053.  503-397-6047 or columbiapregnancycenter.com
    6:30 p.m., Salem Area Christian Home School Network’s annual Homeschool Round-up, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301.  Extensive information about local activities and program.  Break-out sessions, question-and-answer panel.  Free admission; donations accepted  leahays_2000@yahoo.com or sachsn.org
FRIDAY, MAY 18
    7 to 8 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., Ascent morning and evening prayer gatherings sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, fifth of five different locations this week, Riviera Baptist Church, 3071 River Road, Eugene 97404. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
    Nehemiah Project, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.   503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    2 p.m., Prophets, Priests & Poets, a conference on worship with speakers Sean Beucht and Chris DuPre, first of two consecutive days, Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Hwy SE, Albany 97322. Continues starting 10 a.m. Saturday.  541-924-0883 or  jesuspursuit.org
    Women’s Conference with Poppy Smith, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. A native of Great Britain, Smith has written six bookson living spiritually successful and fulfilling lives. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    16th annual Christian Fly Fishing Roundup, first of three consecutive days, Pine Hollow Reservoir near Wamic.  For men and boys ages 10 and older.  cffr.info
    5:30 to 9 p.m., Michael Jr. Christian comedy show at Chehalem Cultural Center to benefit Helping Hands Re-entry Outreach Centers,  415 E Sheridan St, Newberg. 97132. Sponsored by Northside Community Church of Newberg and Newberg Ace Hardware. Dinner by Bon Appetit.  Dress code is business casual. $75 includes dinner and the show. 503-538-5460 or mvergets@comcast.net and bjvergets@comcast.net
    7 to 10 p.m., Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage, with Phil Gungor, first of two consecutive days,  Family Life Church, 502 S. St. Paul Hwy., Newberg 97132.  Continues 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.  $35.  https://markgungor.com/collections/live-events
    Oregon Conference of the Free Methodist Church presents the Amazing Grace Women’s Conference, first of three consecutive days, Aldersgate Camp and Conference Center,
orcfmc.org/amazing-grace-womens-conference-2018-overflow/
    7:30 p.m., ComedySportz Hour to benefit George Fox University scholarships, Bauman Auditorium on the Newberg campus.  This show features two professional comedy teams battling for laughs and points under the command of an all-powerful referee. Comedy is based on fan suggestions, and the fans control the outcome of the match. Organizers say it is fast, very funny, and suitable for families.$12 tickets can be purchased at the George Fox box office or online at georgefox.edu/alumni/events. Children age 12 and  younger admitted free.  503-537-2323 or phyllismccracken@gmail.com
SATURDAY, MAY 19
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike at the Sandy River Park.  About 3 miles with 600-foot elevation gain.  503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    11 a.m. to noon, Ascent citywide prayer in Eugene-Springfield sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, simultaneously at the summits of Skinner Butte, Spencer Butte, Kelly Butte and Mount Pisgah. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
    World Vision’s Global 6K for , a six-kilometer walk or run to support World Vision’s efforts to bring clean water to needy areas throughout the world., Oregon locations include Newberg, Warren, Sherwood, Bend, Klamath Falls, Monmouth, Lake Oswego, Damascus, Beaverton, Oregon City, McMinnville, Corvallis and West Linn.  Also taking place in Battle Ground, Wash.  www.teamworldvision.org
    Woodworker Show & Tell sponsored by Friends of the Carpenter ministry of Vancouver, Wash., at The Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver 98665. 360-750-4752 or friendsofthecarpenter.org
    Steps for Life walk/run sponsored by First Image.  A choice of a 5k run, 2 mile walk or 10-meter stroller dash to support this pro-life ministry, Portland-area location to be announced.  first-image.org
    Stomp Out Abuse 5K/10K Run/Walk to benefit ARMS (Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services), location to be announced.  Www.IamAthlete/events/StompOutAbuse
    9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Spring brunch for Prep4Kids) Portland Released-Time Education Program, Clackamas Bible Church, 15655 S.E. Johnson Road, Clackamas. 97015. RSVP  to 503-281-7764 or prepoffice@gmail.com
    9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Singles One-Day Event with Karl Haffner, Holden Convention Center at Gladstone Park Seventh-day Adventist Conference Center, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. Haffner is senior pastor of the Kettering (Ohio) Adventist Church and author of 14 books.  He will speak on “Created in Jesus to Do Good Works.” $35 includes lunch. RSVP at https://orgcfamily.netadvent.org/singles.
    10 a.m., Word in Motion Ministries women’s conference, first of two consecutive days, Shilo Inn Portland Airport, 11707 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220. Theme is “Thy will Be Done.” Today the conference runs until 9:30 p.m. with lunch and dinner breaks, and on Sunday it continues from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  $90.  wimministries.org
    Oregon Christian Writers’ Spring One-Day Conference, First Baptist Church of Eugene, 3550 Fox Meadow Road, Eugene 97408     Keynote speaker is Terry Glaspey.  Www.OregonChristianWriters.org
    6 p.m., The Blackwood Quartet in concert, Grand View Baptist Church, 14855 S. Leland Road, Beavercreek 97004.  Free admission; freewill offering taken.  Southerngospelpdx.com
    Fundraising banquet for the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers in Yamhill County, location to be announced. The ministry operates centers in McMinnville, Lafayette and Newberg.  503-434-4400 or pcicyamhill@frontier.com
SUNDAY, MAY 20
    4 p.m., Northwest Harmony Chorus in benefit concert for Friends of the Carpenter ministry of Vancouver, Wash., Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 3500 N.W. 129th St, Vancouver 98685. 360-750-4752 or friendsofthecarpenter.org
    6 p.m., Oregon Sacred Festival Chorale concert, Willamette Community Church, 420 S.E. Third Ave., Albany 97321. This is an annual event to benefit Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge, Mennonite Disaster Service and Willamette International Relief Programs.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. osfchorale.weebly.com
    6:30 p.m., Ascent community-wide worship and prayer gathering sponsored by One Hope Network of Lane County, Wilamette Christian Center, 2500 W. 18th Ave., Eugene 97402. 541-968-1132 or onehopenetwork.org
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m,. Oregon Life United presents Speak Life with Gianna Jessen, a survivor of late-term abortion, Calvary Corvallis church, 2125 N.W. Lester Ave., Corvallis 97330.  Jessen will challenge attendees to be a voice for pregnant women and their pre-born babies. Additionally, a personal testimony will be shared about finding healing and forgiveness after abortion. This event will include a number of local pro-life ministries to equip the body of Christ to protect the sanctity of human life in the local community..   Free admission.  Get tickets at www.oregonlifeunited.org/speaklife
MONDAY, MAY 21
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m,. Oregon Life United presents Speak Life with Gianna Jessen, a survivor of late-term abortion, St. Francis of Assissi Catholic Church, 2450 N.E. 27th St., Bend  97701. Free admission.  Get tickets at www.oregonlifeunited.org/speaklife
TTUESDAY, MAY 22
    6 p.m., Standupgirl.com Gala Dinner, Oregon Golf Club 25700 S.W. Pete’s Mt RdWest Linn 97068.  503-304-1531 or standupgirlfoundation.org
FRIDAY, MAY 25
    Noon to 1:30 p.m, Mosaix PDX Multiethnic Church Network, Multnomah Biblical Seminary, 8435 N.E. Glisan St, Portland. Fellowship, prayer, discussion of the book Multiethnic Conversations by Mark DeYmaz and Oneya Okuwobi. All are welcome, bring your own lunch, coffee provided. For info or to join mailing list, 503-539-5664.
    Memorial Day Conference with Art Azurdia, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center, Azurdia is senior minsiter of word and worship at Trinity Church in Portland and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Western Seminary in Portland. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    Memorial Day Weekend retreat with Peter Iliyn, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. Peter Iliyn was born in Paraguay and raised in the Russian culture and language and was educated at UC Berkeley where he earned his degree in engineering. He has ministered in more than 75 nations with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and has authored Out of the Far Corner,  the story of his father, Vanya, who testified of being miraculously led out of Russia by God after the Bolsheviks seized power in the 1917 revolution. Suggested donation: $150/adult, $75/ages 7-12, $35/ages 4-6, age 3 and younger are free. www.christianrenewalcenter.org
SATURDAY, MAY 26
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on Saddle Mountain State Park near the north Oregon coast. A 5.2-mile outing with 1,620-foot elevation gain.  Dogs must be on leash.  503-718-7774 or upwardtrails.com
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monthly meeting of Lane County chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Izzy’s Restaurant, 950 Seneca Road, Eugene 97402.  541-870-2173 or onikokouvi@gmail.com
MEMORIAL DAY
MONDAY, MAY 28
   Memorial Day.  A holiday honoring those who have given their lives in serving to our nation.
THURSDAY, MAY 31
    Third Day’s Farewell Tour concert, Theater of the Clouds at Moda Center, Portland.  ThirdDay.com