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October 2019 calendar

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 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).
    Pastor (or Clergy) Appreciation Month. www.jesusisthesubject.org/guide-pastor-appreciation-month/
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays, Art exhibit featuring the work of Chicago-based printmaker Carlos Barberna, Minthorne Gallery in Hoover Academic Building on George Fox University’s Newberg campus.  Originally from Nicaragua, Barberna has exhibited in seven nations. 503-554-2634.
    9:30 a.m., Hillsboro Aglow fellowship time followed by prayer at 10 a.m., New Day Family church, 3155 S.W. 234th Ave., Suite G, Hillsboro 97123. 503-332-5739 or 503-706-5581 or Hillsboro.Aglow@gmail.com
    11 a.m., John Mark Pool speaking at weekly lunch for Portland chapter of Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon.  Pool is part of the “Round Table of Prophets” and ministers throughout the U.S. and worldwide. $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant requires lunch be bought and not only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) monthly luncheon sponsored by Salem Leadership Foundation, Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4440 State St, Salem 97301. Today will be roundtable discussions about incarceration.  503-315-8924 or salemlf.org
    10 a.m., BLESS group for women 55 or older who like to have fun and serve the community, Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd St., Portland 97219,  503-620-1500.
    6 p.m., Ripple Gala sponsored by Good Samaritan Ministries, 5900 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Portland 97225. 503-292-26 51 or goodsamaritanministries.org
    6:30 p.m., Defending Life banquet fundraiser for Options Pregnancy Resource Center of Albany, Suburban Christian Church, 2760 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis 97333.  Featured speaker is Jim Schultz, senior pastor of Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Brookings and a former pastor in Corvallis, with the topic ”A Case for the Pro-Life Position.”  541-924-0160 or optionsprc.org
    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting with featured speaker Soorin Backer, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236.  Backer is co-leader for Christian Women in Media for Oregon and has a conference ministry, Pearls of Hope.  portlandamaglow@gmail.com
    Noon and 7 p.m., Union Gospel Mission of Salem’s Harvest Celebration, with option of either lunch or evening dessert, Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St. S.E., Salem 97301. Theme is “This Little Light of Mine.” Pastor and author of Under the Overpass, Michael Yankoski will share his story of, as a young adult, willfully living on the streets of some of America’s largest cities. 503-967-6388 or ugmsalem.org/harvestcelebration/
    Oregon Christian Women’s Convention, first of two consecutive days, Seventh-day Adventist Holden Convention Center, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. Theme is “Rise Up, Daughter of the King.” Keynote speaker Hyveth Williams. Glnr.in/2019oregonwomensretreat or terrie.griebel@or.npuc.org
    Women’s Conference with Allison Allen, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Allen is a former Broadway actress and also was a dramatist for Women of Faith events.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    6 p.m., Open-air Gospel Celebration sponsored by Compas-sion to Action, Millsite Park, 231 Volunteer Way, Myrtle Creek 97457. Speakers Chris Overstreet, Tom Crandall.  Music by Jake Hamilton & Compassion to Action Band. compassiontoaction.com
    7 p.m., Living Room Reset with Kirk Cameron in person and worship with Matt Hammitt, Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 N.E. 27th St., 97701.  transparentproductions.com
    7 p.m., Adventist Today presents AT1, Christ at the Center of Adventist Today, first of three consecutive days, Embassy Suites Washington Square, 9000 S.W. Washington Square Road, Tigard, 97223. Theme is “Christ Challenges Culture.” Continues all day Saturday and concludes noon Sunday. atoday.org/at1
    9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Spiritual Quotient workshop with Lynn Hare, Serving Our Neighbors / Genesis Mediation, 7307 S.W. Beveland St., Suite 200, Tigard 97223.  A focus on Holy Spirit leading to meet personal goals.  $39. Also offered Nov. 9.  Register at eventbrite.com/e/spiritual-quotient-workshop-tickets-70534906805
    9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m., In the Beginning: The Origin of Species, McMinnville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1500 S.W.  Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville 97128. Stan Hudson of the Adventists’ Creation Study Center in Ridgefield, Wash., presents evidence for the Biblical creation narrative. 503-472-7841.
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Final reunion luncheon for alumni of the “old” Cascade College of north Portland, fellowship hall of Valley View Evangelical Church, 15501 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015. Founded in 1918, the school operated as Cascade College from 1940 until its closing four decades ago. The program will include Cascade College music and memories, reflections of the 1930s,’40s,’50s and ’60s, and recognition of classes 1946-72. $15. Register through Seattle Pacific University Alumni Office, 3304 Third Ave. W., Seattle, WA 98119.
    4 to 7 p.m., First annual Fall Festivus, front lawn at Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 S.E. Steele St, Portland 97202. Takes place rain or shine, and includes a chili cook-off, pumpkin carving for all ages, a bounce house and a candy giveaway. 503-234-5017 or Mark@reedwood.org
    5:15 p.m., First Image Gala to benefit First Image pregnancy care centers of Portland, Red Lion Hotel on the River, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland 97217. Featured speaker is Daniel Harkavy, CEO of Building Champions.  First-Image.org/gala
    7:30 p.m., Annual silent auction and barbecue brisket dinner sponsored by Freedom House Ministries, Luepke Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin, Vancouver, Wash. 98663. $35. RSVP to 503-347-9966. www.FreedomHouseMinistries.net
    Life Chains, this afternoon at  hundreds of communities nationally. Life Chains are peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing 90 minutes along streets, praying for the nation and for an end to abortion. At press time, confirmed Oregon events in Burns, Florence, Hermiston, Lincoln City, McMinnville, Medford, Newport, Roseburg, Salem and Stayton. No events confirmed in southwest Washington. For details: 541-999-0932 or lifechain.net
    4 p.m,., Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland 97217.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
    5:30 p.m., Oregon Igniting His Love conference, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 US Hwy. 101, Rockaway Beach 97136. Co-sponsored by the state’s National Day of Prayer committee and Pray Oregon, this conference will offer a variety of workshops on what God is doing through both outreaches. Also includes a ceremonial bonfire tonight with First Nations tribal leaders and a four-and-a-half hour ride Monday along the coast onboard the “Oregon Prayer Train.” https://prayoregon.brushfire.com
    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tom and Susan Porter speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Lindo Mexico Restaurant, 316 S.E. 123rd Ave., Suite D11, Vancouver, Wash. 98683. From Tigard, the Porters minister in healing, word of knowledge and prophecy. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    11 a.m., Bishop Don Kennedy speaking at weekly lunch for Portland chapter of Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. A prophetic minister, Kennedy testifies of experiencing Heaven after a severe heart attack but being prayed back to life by his wife.  $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant requires that lunch be bought and not only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    1 to 3 p.m., Grand opening of Northwest University Oregon, 9250 Charity Ave. N.E., Brooks 97305.  Includes dedication service featuring Northwest University President Joseph Castleberry. RSVP to 503-304-0092 or oregon@northwestu.edu
    6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection monthly dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355.  Theme is “Bountiful Baskets.” Kelly Anderson, owner of Bee’s Blooms & Baskets in Sweet Home, will share how to make floral and gift baskets for every occasion. Also, Elaine Kemph from Yelm, Wash. will tell her life story about working in Bolivia among a people without a written language. $10. RSVP to 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
    7 p.m, Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware, former Intel Corporation executive and author speaking, Bauman Auditorium on George Fox University’s Newberg campus.  Gelsinger wrote Balancing Family, Faith and Work.  He is recognized as one of the most visible Christian leaders of a publicly traded company today. 503-538-8383.
    Noon and 6 p.m., Benefit lunch and dinner for Dove Medical Clinic of Eugene, Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning, 4000 E. 30th Ave, Eugene 97405  Features comedian Dan Kulp of Rochester, N.Y. ; three of his children are adopted and have special needs. His program is “Confounding the Wise with Dan Kulp: A Feast of Laughter – Episode 3.”   Attenders can choose lunch or dinner.  541-485-3683 or dovemedical.org
    7:30 p.m., Oregon Youth Convention sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, first of three consecutive days, Peoples Church, 4500 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305. Continues 10 a.m. to evening Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.  Theme is “Notorious.”  Speakers J.J. Vas-quez of Journey Church in Orlando, Fla., Tom Hammel of California and artists Kaitlyn McKinney and Christian Dawson.  oregonag.org
    8:30 a.m., Creation Encounter’s Cascade Conifers Lab and Field Trip, first of two consecutive days — today at Multnomah University, 8435 N.E. Glisan St, Portland, 97220 to learn about conifer species, and then a car caravan Saturday into the Mount Hood National Forest. Led by Keith Swenson. Suggested donation $15 individual or $25 family.  RSVP at creationencounter.com/tours
    26th annual Love Gathering sponsored by Women, Men and Youth of Purpose International, first of three consecutive days, Canby Grove Christian Center, 7501 S. Knights Bridge Road, Canby 97013.  Theme is “Connecting to the Father’s Heart.”  Speakers include Pastors Ben and Tisha Straup of Bethesda House of Mercy in Vancouver, Wash.; Pastor Michael and Sanetta Hunter of Tacoma, Wash,;  Pastor Georgia Batts of Eatonville, Wash.; Pastor David Greenidge of Tigard Covenant Church; and Virginia Phillips and Gloria Stidum of Women, Men and Youth of Purpose International. $250 includes lodging and five meals. 503-443-2007 or wmyopi-26th-annual-gathering.eventcreate.com
    Couples Conference, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy. 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136.  503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org
    5:30 to 9 p.m., Call to Ministry Retreat sponsored by Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends and George Fox Univer-sity, first of two consecutive days, Clackamas Park Friends Church, 8120 S.E. Thiessen Road, Oak Grove 97267.  Continues 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. 504-538-9419 or nwfriends.org
    6 p.m., Harvest Hoedown to benefit My Father’s House shelter of Gresham, Cedarville Lodge, 3800 W Powell Loop, Gresham 97030.  For ages 21 and older.  Dinner provided by The Original Roadhouse Grill.  Dancing to music by the Robert Henry Bend.  Tickets from $25.  familyshelter.org
    7 p.m., Neuroscience and Healing Conference with author and neurosurgeon Dr. David Levy, first of two consecutive days, Philadelphia Church, 5544 S.E. 128th Ave., Portland 97236. Continues 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.  Levy speaks throughout the U.S. and abroad on topics of neurosurgery, neuroscience and faith.  503-780-1112 or www.DrDlevy.com
    7 p..m., Flood Portland evangelistic outreach sponsored by Compassion to Action, based at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland.  compassiontoaction.com
   7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oregon Mennonite Festival for World Relief,  Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E, Albany 97322. A benefit sale for Mennonite Central Committee, this includes a breakfast, quilt display, food booths, and auctions. oregonfestivalforworldrelief.com
    8:30 a.m., P.R.A.Y. With Passion Across the Nations conference,  Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins St., Newberg. Based on two books by Christian author and Bible teacher Debbie Taylor Williams. 503-538-0440 or debbietaylorwilliams.com
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Betrayal Redeemed women’s conference sponsored by Tuff Stuff Ministries, Mountain Park Church,  40 McNary Pkwy, Lake Oswego, 97035. A focus on healing from betrayal in marriage. Keynote speaker is Dr. Rose McPharlin, a dentistry school professor.  Worship led by Nicole Wells.  $70 by Oct. 5; $80 after. TuffStuffMinistries.com
     Dare2Share simulcast, encouraging teens to share their faith. View at Westside Community Church, 20827 N.W. Cornell road, Suite 400, Hillsboro 97124; First Baptist Chruch of Corvallis, 125 N.W. 10th St., Corvallis 97330 and Grace Baptist Church, 1280 W. Jewett Blvd, White Salmon, Wash. 98672   dare2share.org
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oregon Christian Writers’ Fall One-Day Conference, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road,  Tualatin 97062.  Keynote speaker is author Beth Vogt.   www.OregonChristianWriters.org
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Facilitator workshop hosted by Heritage of Hope, US Digital, 1400 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Drawing on faith-based counsel of multiple experts, participants will be equipped to create a plan to finish life well and help others do the same through the 6-part Heritage of Hope workbook and six-part video series. $75 covers materials and lunch for two. RSVP by Oct. 9 at 503-989-6258. www.FinishLifeWell.org.
     6:30 p.m., Bridging the Gap fall dinner and fundraiser sponsored by MarriageTeam, The Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, Wash. 98662. 360-450-6042 or marraigeteam.org/2019-fall-dinner/
    11 a.m. Classic Gospel Sons in concert, Kelso First Baptist Church, 214 S. Fourth Ave., Kelso, Wash. 98626. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 29th annual Apple Festival, Riverside Christian School, 463 N Shepherd Road, Washougal, Wash. 98671.  More than 30 vendors and food booths,  games for the kids, a dunk tank, apples by the pound and, of course, apple pies and dumplings. 360-835-5600 or riversidesch.com
    Heritage House Ministries’ Feast of Tabernacles celebration, first of three consecutive days, Clark County Holiness Camp, 6407 N.E. 105th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Nightly worship and Bible message.  Teen activities and kids program. Food, fellowship. Some overnight rooms and RV parking available. 541-788-8180 or hanknmarilee@gmail.com or www-love-4-israel.com
    6 p.m., Classic Gospel Sons in concert, Oak Point Community Church, 445 Oak Point Road, Longview, Wash. 98632. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cherrie Simpson speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Lindo Mexico Restaurant, 316 S.E. 123rd Ave., Suite D11, Vancouver, Wash. 98683. An evangelist, singer and author, Simpson is worship leader of Country Gospel Music Association.  503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting with pastors and vocalists Larry and Cherrie Simpson of New Freedom Ministries in Colville, Wash., Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664.  Food and fellowship during first hour. 360-693-5985 or 360-831-3500.
    8 to 11 a.m., KPDQ Radio presents the Pastors’ Appreciation Breakfast with featured speaker David Jeremiah of Turning Point Ministries, Oregon Golf Club, 25700 S.W. Petes Mountain Road, West Linn 97068.  Free. kpdq.com
    9:30 a.m., Hillsboro Aglow monthly meeting, New Day Family church, 3155 S.W. 234th Ave., Suite G, Hillsboro 97123. 503-332-5739 or 503-706-5581 or Hillsboro.Aglow@gmail.com
    10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Kingdom Leadership Summit with Joseph Materra, first of two consecutive days, Casa Del Padre, 7805 S.E. 17th Ave., Portland 97202. Continues same hours Wednesday.  Materra is founding pastor of a New York City church and an apostolic leader. $35 advance, $40 at the door.  marketplacecoalition.servingourneighbors.org/events/
    11 a.m., Rev. Addie Campbell speaking at weekly lunch for Portland chapter of Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. An evangelist, Campbell has ministered in Haiti, Mexico and several African nations, and has a special outreach focus on prisoners.  $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant requires that lunch be bought and not only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pastors Only Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. Theme is “Preach the Word.” Speakers Terry Bowland from Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Mo, and Ben Smith from High Lakes Christian Church in La Pine.  $28 regular, $18 student rate; includes lunch. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    Tent America 2019, 50-hour tent gatherings of worship, prayer and gospel proclamation sponsored nationally by Awaken the Dawn, first of three consecutive days.  Local locations include Promise Church, 23330 S.E. Fulquartz Landing Road, Dundee 97115; Westside Vineyard Church, 5656 S.W. Humphrey Blvd., Portland 97221; across from Faith Center Church, 10713 N.E. 117th, Vancouver, Wash. 98662; the prayer house near Living Hope Church, 18125 S.W. Alexander St., Aloha 97006; and The Bridge church, 11507 S.W. Pacific Hwy., Tigard 97223. www.awakenthedawn.org/tent-america-2019/
    Soorin Backer Ministries’ Pearls of Hope Conference, first of three consecutive days, Embassy Suites Portland-Washington Square, 9000 S.W. Washington Square Road, Tigard 97223  pearlsofhopeconference.com
    6:30 to 9 p.m., True Girl Pajama Party Tour for young girls and their moms, First Baptist Church of Salem, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. Tickets from $22 to $55. mytruegirl.com/events/
    5 to 7 p.m., Growing Faithful Men conference with Lt. Gen (Ret.) William “Jerry” Boykin, first of two consecutive days, Church on the Hill, 700 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville 97128.  Tonight is a “meet and greet” session, followed with the conference Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..  Free admission, but suggested $10 donation.  RSVP at www.growing-faithful-men@eventbrite.com. For information, 503-472-8476 or hillchurchevents@gmail.com
    5:30 p.m., Fourth annual Fall Freedom Fest sponsored by In Our Backyard, a Central Oregon-based ministry combatting human trafficking, Eagle Mountain Events Center, 2221 N.E. Third St., Suite 100, Bend 97701.  $45. http://inourbackyard.org/fff/
    Women’s Conference with Bo Stern, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Stern is a teaching pastor at Westside Church in Bend and also author of Beautiful Battlefields.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    6 p.m., Annual auction and dinner sponsored by Friends of the Carpenter ministry of Vancouver, Warehouse 23, 100 Columbia St, No. 102, Vancouver, Wash. 98660.  theme is “Imagine a New Direction.” 360-750-4752 or friendsofthecarpenter.org
    7 to 9:30 p.m., True Girl Pajama Party Tour for young girls and their moms,  Harvest Christian Church, 624 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale 97060.  Tickets from $22 to $55. mytruegirl.com/events/
    9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219.  Bruce Malone will speak on “How to Fold a Rock.”  503-544-3255 or DesignScienceNW.org
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Introductory workshop for Stephen Ministry, Living Hope Church, 2801 W. 18th Ave., Eugene 97402.  This ministry sees laypeople caring for the hurting.  $15 per person or $50 for four or more from a participating church.  541-520-6591 or Mc.brown@att.net
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Transformation Prayer Ministry, Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins, Newberg 97132. transformationprayer.org or northsidenewberg.org
    9:15 to 12:30 p.m., Monthly free breakfast sponsored by the Battle Ground chapter of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 N.E. Third, Battle Ground, ,Wash. 98604. Breakfast and worship before the featured speaker.  360-606-7812 or fgbmfamerica.org
    Marriage Venture for married couples, sponsored by Adventurous Life, first of three consecutive days, in an oceanfront house near Tillicum Beach 97498. www.adventurouslife.net
    10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Word in Motion Ministries’ women’s conference, first of two consecutive days, Embassy Suites Portland Airport, 7900 N.E. 82nd Ave, Portland, 97220 .   Continues 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday,  $90. wimministries.org
    Dedication of multipurpose building at Camp White Branch, 61500 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge 97413. 1-877-822-3511 or campwhitebranch.org
    11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon, Parkview Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  Today is a silent sale of baskets.  Also, speaker Cookie Miller, a poet and author from Yelm, Wash. She is retired after 20 years as a skills trainer for Goodwill Industries. $15.50.  RSVP at 503-658-5453, joylindsteadt@msn.com
    4 p.m., Corban University Homecoming, on campus, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317.  Food trucks, live music, carnival,  lawn games and more.   Also marking Corban’s 50th anniversary in Salem. majorevents@corban.edu
    11 a.m., Classic Gospel Sons in concert, Woodland Baptist Church, 1808 Lewis River Road, Woodland, Wash. 98674. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    2 p.m., Open house at newly renovated Seaside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1450 N. Roosevelt Drive, Seaside 97138.  Reception and concert follows the service. 503-409-6908.
    4 p.m., Classic Gospel Sons concert, Wood-land Presbyterian Church, 756 Park Ave., Wood-land, Wash. 98674. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    Evening, Annual appeal dinner for Mother and Child Education Center of Portland,  at  University of Portland, 5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland 97203.  Welcome reception, then dinner with speaker and music by the Aspen Mountain Band. 503-249-5801 or Momchildpdx.org
    Intermission, sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Red-mond 97756  Speakers Jeff Lucas of Fort Collins, Colo.; Oregon author Bo Stern and Frank Silverii, pastor of Hope Church in Albany.  Oregonag.org
    Northwest Baptist Convention’s Life Enrich-ment Conference for those older than 50, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Con-ference Center.  Features Randy Adams, executive director of the convention; Bobby and Sharon Watkins, retired worship leaders from Spokane, Wash., and Tim Lovelace, Christian comedian. 503-320-9296 or SAR@nwbaptist.org
    11 a.m., Cherrie Simpson speaking at weekly luncheon for Portland chapter of Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon.  Evangelist, singer and author, Simpson is worship leader of Country Gospel Music Association.  $10.50 for lunch and drink; restaurant requires lunch be bought and not only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org
    Noon, Recital by Corban University music students, Psalm Performing Arts Center on campus, 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E, Salem 97317. Pieces range from classical to contemporary, including some student compositions. Free admission. 503-375-7027 or corban.edu
  7 to 8:30 p.m., One: Citywide Prayer and Worship for Portland-Vancouver, Beaverton Foursquare Church, 13565 S.W. Walker Road, Beaverton 97005. onepdx.org
    6:45 a.m., 20th annual Hillsboro Prayer Breakfast, Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave, Hillsboro 97123.  Speaker is Portland pastor Steve Ruetschle, who tells of his miracle healing from quadriplegia. $18. 503-628-0344  Info.HillsboroPrayerBreakfast@gmail.com
    10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Hearts of Fire Inter-national’s Northwest Prayer Summit, first of three consecutive days, Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan St., Portland 97213. Same hours Friday and Saturday.  $35 advance, $45 at door. Aaron Winter, Chris Overstreet, Charles Ndifon,  Benny Hinn, Cindy Jacobs, Che Ahn, Mahesh Chavda and Alberto and Kimberly Rivera.  503-334-2535 or Heartsoffireintl.com
    Noon, Fourth annual Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon sponsored by Medical Teams International, Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon St., Portland 97205.  Woman of the Year recipient Janey Pin-neo will be honored.  Featured speaker is Sarah Thebarge, author, physician.  Medicalteams. org/event/healthy-women-healthy-world-luncheon
     6 to 8 p.m., Workshop on impacting the local community positively, sponsored by Thrivent Member Network – Pacific Cascade, Nordic Northwest, 8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland 97223.  Co-sponsored by InFaith Community Foundation.  Thrivent is a non-profit membership organization helping Christians to be wise with money and live generously.  No products will be sold at this event, and guests wil enjoy complimentary dinner stations.  425-467-5164 or BoxTMNPacificCascade@Thrivent.com
    6:30 p..m., Great Gospel Music Weekend, first of two consecutive days, Lebanon Assembly of God Church, 726 W. Oak St., Lebanon, 97355. Continues 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday. $12 per day. GreatGospelMusic.com
    Thank You Dinner sponsored by Camp White Branch, Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave, Portland 97236. 503-665-6638 or 877- 822-3511 or campwhitebranch.org
     Voice of Prophecy Sponsorship Weekend, first of three consecutive days, Skamania Lodge, 1131 S.W. Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, Wash. 98648. Voice of Prophecy is a broadcast sponsored by Seventh-day Adventist churches. 1-800-429-5700 or vopsponsors.com
    6:30 p.m., Harvest Party, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1700 N.E. 132nd Ave., Portland 97230.  Games, treats, trunk-or-treat, a cake walk and more.  Wear costumes.  Free admission. 503-255-8772 or jerrydclown@hotmail.com
    7 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Newberg Church of the Nazarene, 23177 Old Yamhill Road, Newberg 97132,   libertyquartet.com
    7 p.m., Gaither Vocal Band in concert, New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley 97086. 1-855-484-1991 or gaither.com or premierproductions.com
    7:30 p.m. 25th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration for Rev. Dr. T. Allen Bethel of Maranatha Church of God, at the church, 4222 N.E. 12th Ave., Portland 97211.  Featuring Shawn Bigby, Yolanda “Yoli” Deberry and Lena Byrd-Miles in concert.  $25. 971-236-8503 or jampdx.ent@gmail.com
    9 to 11 a.m., Fall kickoff for Columbia Willamette Women of Vision, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego 97035.  Margo Day will give a dramatic presentation, “She Can,” focusing on how the international outreach World Vision is working to empower women and girls. cwwov.org
    9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Creation Encounter’s Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge tour, meeting at Starbucks, 2249 Cascade Ave., Hood River 97031. A family outing. Students will see evidence for a young earth and a global Flood, and consider the historical accuracy of Scripture. Suggested donation  $15 individual or $25 family.  RSVP creationencounter.com/tours
    Friends of the Family ministry’s Bringing Baby Home workshop for new parents, first of two consecutive days, Mid-Willamette Family YMCA, 3201 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany 97321. 541-757-1761 or fofm.org
    12:15 p.m. through evening, Brothers of Valor Mentoring presents the second annual Experience Music Festival with performers from seventh through 12th grades, McNary High School, 595 Chemawa Road N.,Keizer 97303. Soloists, small groups and bands. After-noon workshops and open mic; evening concert. Solo acts $15 and acapella groups $100, covers afternoon mentor sessions and evening concert. Non-participant concert tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. www.brothersofvalor.org/xmf/
    5 to 8 p.m., Harvest Carnival, Grace Baptist Church, 1619 E. Second St., Newberg 97132.  503-538-7468 or gbcnewberg.org
    5:30 p.m., Annual Portland-area benefit dinner for Forward Edge International, Vancouver Hilton, 301 W Sixth St, Vancouver, Wash. 98660. Includes raffle, live  and mariachi band. forwardedge.org/pdxdinner/
      6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Merlin Community Baptist Church, 361 Merlin-Galice Road, Merlin 97532.  libertyquartet.com
     6 to 8:30 p.m.,  Trunk or Treat family event, Sherwood Community Friends Church, 23264 S.W. Main St., Sherwood 97140.  Includes chili dog dinner, carnival-type games and a cake walk.  Those attending asked to wear non-scary costumes. 503-625-7879.
    7 p.m., Big Daddy Weave in concert along with violinist Jonathan Chu and cellist Becca Bradley,  Vancouver Church of Christ, 9019 N.E. 86th St, Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Tickets from $15 to $75.  transparentproductions.com
    10:30 a.m., Classic Gospel Sons in concert, Canby Chapel, 2323 Territorial Road, Canby 97013. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    4 p.m., Classic Gospel Sons in concert, Eddyville Community Church, 20742 Hwy. 20, Eddyville 97343. bobbikaykirsch@gmail.com
    6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Church on the Rise, 3500 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg 97470.  libertyquartet.com
    7 p.m., Big Daddy Weave in concert along with violinist Jonathan Chu and cellist Becca Bradley,  Willamette Christian Center, 2500 W. 18th, Eugene 97402.   Tickets from $20 to $75.  transparentproductions.com
    7 p.m., Burn the Ships Tour with King & Country in concert, The Pavilion at the Oregon State Fairgrounds, 2330 17th St N.E., Salem 97301. Tickets $20 to $205. lmgconcerts.com
    Northwest District of Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s Leadership Confence and Educators Conference, first of three consecutive days, Seaside Convention Center, 415 First  Ave, Seaside 97138. 503-288-8383, nowlcms.org
     6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All Hallow’s Eve Trail, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4663 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem 97305.  Walk with the Saints along a 20-minute journey while learning about God’s great love through stories, fun decorations and treats.  Wear costumes and bring treat bags. 541-327-2867 or 503-393-7121 or janshearer5@gmail.com