This is a guide to Christian-oriented performances, activities, speakers and ministry events. If you would like your event listed at no cost, leave details by phone at 503-537-9220, by e-mail at email@example.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, NOVEMBER 1
Upward Trails ministry hike on the level, gravel Cazedero Trail in Boring along Deep Creek. A 4-mile round trip. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2
2 to 6 p.m., Christmas Preview Event, Open House Ministries’ Secondhand Solutions Thrift Store, 915 W. 13th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660. Shopping, door prizes, hot cider, coffee and cookies.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Election Day. In both Oregon and Washington, completed ballots must be placed at designated drop boxes by 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5
7 to 9 a.m., 19th annual Clark County Prayer Breakfast with featured speaker evangelist Will Graham, Church of Truth, 7250 N.E. 41st St, Vancouver, Wash. 98662. Also viewable on Facebook. Free registration: clarkcountyprayerbreakfast.com
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6
CB (Conservative Baptist) Northwest Pastor’s Wives Retreat, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tadmor, 43943 McDowell Creek Drive, Lebanon 97355. cbnw.org
8 p.m., Corban University Theater presents William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, first of five performances this month, Psalm Performing Arts Center on campus, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317. Alsot at 8 p.m. Nov. 7, 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Tickets at show/corban-theatre/comedy-errors, and at the door. Also on livestream at the times and dates above, and also at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Upward Trails ministry hike along the Wilson River. A 6.6-mile outing with 1,000-foot elevation gain. 360-644-4604 or upwardtrails.org
Fall auction for McMinnville-based ministry Men in the Arena, Pavilion at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville 97128. Attendance limited at indoor event, but remote auction parties also planned. meninthearena.org
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Upward Trails ministry hike on the Portland Hillwalk, through Washington Park and the Arlington Heights Loop. A 3-mile trip with 300- to 400-foot elevation gain.. 503-503-484-7998 or 503-648-9267 or upwardtrails.org
9 a.m. to 9 p.m., CB (Conservative Baptist) Northwest Growth Getaway for middle schoolers, Camp Tadmor, 43943 McDowell Creek Drive, Lebanon 97355. $35 includes lunch, dinner and ice cream. cbnw.org
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Upward Trails ministry hike on the Burntbridge Creek Trail in Vancouver, Wash.. A 3- to 4-mile outing, mostly level. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org
4 p.m. Annual Gala for Called to Rescue, Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220. Called to Rescue battles sex trafficking both domestically and internationally. Silent auction at 4, dinner and live auction at 5. calledtorescue.org
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16
National collection week for shoebox gifts for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child, first day; schedules vary by location. For local collection sites, go to www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/drop-off-locations/
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19
7 to 8:30 a.m., and noon to 1:30 p.m,. SalemNet ministerial association gatherings, choice of breakfast or lunch events. Breakfast at Life Church, 255 College Drive N.W., Salem 97304; lunch at Gateway Foursquare Church, 525 Idylwood Drive S.E., Salem 97302. $10 to $12. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Upward Trails ministry outing along Salmon Creek in Clark County, Wash. At least 10 miles; may include Washington State University’s Vancouver campus 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22
6 p.m., The Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Life Spring Church, 9165 Portland Road N.E., Brooks 97305. libertyquartet.com
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Thanksgiving. A federal, state and local holiday encouraging Americans to give thanks to God for His many blessings.
Thanksgiving Retreat with pastor and chaplain Steve Mohr of Monmouth, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381. 503-873-6743 or christianrenewalcenter.org