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May 2021 in-person events

SATURDAY, MAY 1
    Morning, Upward Trails ministry hike on the Tamanawas Falls Loop.  A moderate 5.6-mile loop up to the falls on the east side of Mount Hood, with a 900-foot elevation gain.  Northwest Forest Pass required. 360-513-9244 or upwardtrails.org
SUNDAY, MAY 2
    12:30 to 2 p.m., Outdoor barbecue and celebration to mark completion of the $350,000 fund campaign by Church@the Park to purchase their property, 2410 Turner Road S.E., Salem 97302. 503-949-2124.
    Spring Campmeeting, first of eight consecutive days, The River Church, 4675 Portland Road N.E., Suite 190, Salem 97305. 503-385-8721.
MONDAY, MAY 3
    Retirees Conference with Ray Pritchard, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. The author of 27 books, Pritchard is president of Keep Believing Ministries. For 27 years he pastored churches in Los Angeles, Dallas and Chicago, and most recently served at Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Ill.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    7 p.m., Light for the Lost banquet sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, The Harbor Assembly of God Church, 2050 Lincoln St, North Bend 97459. Speaker is Jeff Dove, Fire Bible director.  $8.50 advance, $10 at the door. oregonag.org/events/lftl
TUESDAY, MAY 4
    7 p.m., Light for the Lost banquet sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Central Coast Assembly of God Church, 236 N.E. Sixth St, Newport 97365. Speaker is Jeff Dove, Fire Bible director.  $8.50 advance, $10 at the door. oregonag.org/events/lftl
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
THURSDAY, MAY 6
    National Day of Prayer. Both in-person and online gatherings will be held regionally and nationally. Updates at NationalDayofPrayer.org
FRIDAY, MAY 7
    9 a.m., Creation Encounter’s Rowena Plateau Flora and Fauna tour, meeting at Memmalose Rest Stop, on I-84 eastbound eight miles east of Hood River, near Mosier. A look at wildflowers and birds of the east Columbia River Gorge. Suggested donation $15 individual or $25 family. creationencounter.com
    5 p.m., Amplify fine arts and ministry conference sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of two consecutive days, Faith Christian Center, 1049 N.E. 11th St., Bend 97701. Continues Saturday through 3:30 p.m. oregonag.org/events/amplify
    7 p.m., Light for the Lost banquet sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Neighborhood Assembly of God Church, 815 Irving Road, Eugene 97404. Speaker is Jeff Dove, Fire Bible director.  $8.50 advance, $10 at the door. oregonag.org/events/lftl
SATURDAY, MAY 8
    Morning, Choice of two outings with Upward Trails ministry.  One is a 3-mile walk in forest and wetlands in Tualatin Hills Nature Park.  Several loops available. Up to 4.5 miles of level hiking, some pavement and some gravel.  The other is a bike ride on the mostly level and paved Trolley Trail from Oregon City, through Gladstone to the Milwaukie riverfront. 503-648-9267 for Tualatin Hills outing, and 503-484-7998 for Trolley Trail bike outing. upwardtrails.org
    10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Steve Backlund of Igniting Hope and Bethel Church in Redding, Calif, speaking, first of two consecutive days, Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Hwy S.E., Albany, 97322. Also at 10 a.m. Sunday. jesuspursuit.org
MOTHER’S DAY
SUNDAY, MAY 9
    Mother’s Day.  Honoring all mothers. All churches will have observances.
SATURDAY, MAY 15
    Morning, Upward Trails ministry hike from the Tom McCall Nature Preserve in Wasco County to The Dalles Overlook.  Starting from the preserve and going up to the to of McCall Point, then to the overlook toward eastern Oregon and The Dalles. Several large ponds will be visited on the way back.  A 6-mile outing. 360-931-0624 or lewald33@comcast.net or upwardtrails.org
WEDNESDAY, MAY 19
     Safe Families for Children PDX Golf Tournament, The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club, 4805 S.W. 229th Ave., Aloha 97007. Benefits Kindred Partners and Safe Families for Children PDX.  $250 per player or $1,000 per four-person team.  www.safefamiliespdx.org/golf
THURSDAY, MAY 20
    Seniorfest, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392.  503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
FRIDAY, MAY 21
    Women’s Conference with Donna Jones, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Author of three books, Jones is a contributing author to the 365-day devotional,  A Moment to Breathe.  She has been on numerous radio and television shows, including  Focus on the Family and Good Day Dallas. She has been featured in Parents and Better Homes and Gardens  magazines, and writes regularly for Crosswalk.com. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    Oregon Men’s Summit sponsored by Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, first of three consecutive days, Grove Christian Camp, 37028 Shoreview Drive, Dorena 97434. Featured speaker is Ed Lyons, longtime teacher in the Adventist school system. oregonconference.eventcalendarapp.com/u/9177/79560
SATURDAY, MAY 22
    March for Jesus, Oregon City. Details to be outlined in the May issue calendar of Christian News Northwest. 971-409-8227 bev.morgan@mecom, Themarchforjesus.org
    Morning, Upward Trails ministry hike on the Beaverton Powerline Trail, which connects to many other trails including the Westside Regional Trail. About 20 miles total out and back, with many level areas but also plenty of hills. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
    10 a.m. to noon, Campfire Pray-in for the incarcerated, sponsored by Kairos Prison Ministry, on the grounds of Tigard Foursquare Church, 13720 S.W. Pacific Hwy., Tigard 97223. Bring your own chair and drink to sit around a campfire behind the church and pray.  Masking and social distance observed. 814-777-6041 or kairosoforegon@gmail.com
SUNDAY, MAY 23
    Morning, Upward Trails ministry hike from Lewis River Falls to Copper Creek Falls in southwest Washington. A 6.8-mile round trip, looking at five waterfalls near Mount St. Helens. About 500-foot elevation gain. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org
WEDNESDAY, MAY 26
    9 a.m., Creation Encounter’s Forest Ecology Along the Salmon River tour, meeting at the Zigzag Ranger Station, 70220 U.S. Hwy. 26, Rhododendron 97049. A mini-course on forest ecology, based on material taught in the biology program at Multnomah University. Suggested donation $15 individual or $25 family. Forest day pass required for each vehicle. creationencounter.com
FRIDAY, MAY 28
    Memorial Day Weekend Retreat, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. 503-873-6743 or christianrenewalcenter.org
    Evening, Fancy Friday to mark 25th anniversary of Salem Leadership Foundation.  Not sure at press time if it will be in-person at the Salem Convention Center or online.    Jennifer@
SalemLF.org
    Memorial Day Family Conference with Peter Chin, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Author of three books, and a graduate of Yale University and Fuller Seminary, Chin has pastored and planted churches in Los Angeles, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Seattle, and now serves as lead pastor of Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle. His advocacy work in racial reconciliation has been profiled in several national news outlets, including CBS Sunday Morning, the Washington Post, and NPR’s Tell Me More and All Things Considered. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
SATURDAY, MAY 29
    Morning, Upward Trails ministry hike to Abiqua Falls near Silverton.  High-clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles needed to reach the hiking area. Only a one-mile hike, but a very steep, rough scramble down the hillsside, then up the creek to see the 100-foot waterfall.  Participants will lower themselves with a rope, so need to be surefooted. Must bring gloves for the rope. On the drive home, participants will stop and explore 50-foot wide McKay Falls.  503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
MEMORIAL DAY
MONDAY, MAY 31
    Memorial Day.  A local, state and federal holiday remembering those who gave their lives in service to our nation.