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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).
THROUGHOUT OCTOBER
    Pastor (or Clergy) Appreciation Month. www.jesusisthesubject.org/guide-pastor-appreciation-month/
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1
     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
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
    10 a.m., BLESS group for any women 55 or older who would like to have fun and serve the community, Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd St., Portland 97219, 503-620-1500.
     6:30 p.m., Defending Life banquet fundraiser for Options Pregnancy Resource Center of Albany, Suburban Christian Church, 2760 SW 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
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
    Oregon Christian Women’s Convention, Seventh-day Adventist Holden Convention Center,  first of two consecutive days, 19500 Oatfield Road, Gladstone 97027. Theme is “Rise Up, Daughter of the King.” Keynote speaker Hyveth Williams. Glnr.in/2019oregonwomensretreat or email 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 Compassion to Action, Millsite Park, 231 Volunteer Way, Myrtle Creek 97457. Speakers Chris Overstreet and Tom Crandall.  Music by Jake Hamilton and the Compassion to Action Band. compassiontoaction.com
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
    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 as North Pacific Evangelistic Institute, in 1929 it became Portland Bible Institute and then 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. Students who entered as freshmen the last three years of the college went on to other colleges when the school closed, including George Fox, Warner Pacific, Western Baptist (now Corban), and Seattle Pacific. $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
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6
    Life Chains, this afternoon at  hundreds of communities nationally. Life Chains are peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 90 minutes along streets, praying for the nation and for an end to abortion. At press time, confirmed Oregon events in 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
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
    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
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
    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
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
    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 Greendige 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, 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
    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
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
   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
    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. TuffStuffMinistries.com
    Dare2Share live simulcast, encouraging teens to share their faith. Viewable at Westside Community Church, 20827 N.W. Cornell road, Suite 400, Hillsboro 97124, and First Baptist Chruch of Corvallis, ,125 N.W. 10th St., Corvallis 97330.   dare2share.org
    Oregon Christian Writers’ Fall One-Day Conference, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road,  Tualatin 97062.  Keynote speaker is  Beth Vogt.   www.OregonChristianWriters.org
    10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Word in Motion Minsitries’ women’s conference, first of two consecutive days, Shilo Inn Portland Airport, 11707 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220.  Continues 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,  $90. wimministries.org
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13
    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
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
    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
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
    Pastors Only Conference, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
    Tent America 2019 sponsored by Awaken the Dawn, first of three consecutive days, 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/
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
    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 donation is $10 to cover costs.  RSVP at www.growing-faithful-men@eventbrite.com. For information, 503-472-8476 or email Morris “Mo” Engleman at hillchurchevents@gmail.com
    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
    Evening., True Girl Pajama Party Tour for young girls and their moms,  Portland location to be announced. mytruegirl.com/
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19
    Marriage Venture for married couples, sponsored by Adventurous Life, first of three consecutive days, in a large oceanfront house near Tillicum Beach 97498. www.adventurouslife.net
    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, Cookie Miller, a poet and author from Yelm, Wash., will speak.  She is retired from Goodwill Industries, where she worked 20 years as a skills trainer.  $15.50.  RSVP at 503-658-5453 or joylindsteadt@msn.com
     4 p.m., Corban University Homecoming, on the campus at 5000 Deer Park Drive S.E., Salem 97317.  Food trucks, live music, carnival and lawn games and more.   Also celebrating the university’s 50th anniversary in Salem. majorevents@corban.edu
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20
    Evening, Annual appeal dinner for Mother and Child Education Center of Portland, on the University of Portland campus.  Welcome reception, followed by dinner with special speaker and music by the Aspen Mountain Band. 503-249-5801 or Momchildpdx.org
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
    Intermission, sponsored by the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God, Eagle Crest Resort, 5001, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond 97756  Featured speaker is Jeff Lucas.  Oregonag.org
    Northwest Baptist Convention’s Life Enrichment Conference for those older than 50, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference 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
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
    6:45 a.m., 20th annual Hillsboro Prayer Breakfast, Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave, Hillsboro 97123.  Speaker is Steve Ruetschle, who testifies of a miraculous healing from quadriplegia.  Info.HillsboroPrayerBreakfast@Gmail.com
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
    10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Hearts of Fire International presents the Northwest Prayer Summit, first of three consecutive days, Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan St., Portland 97213. Continues during same hours Friday and Saturday.  $35 advance, $45 at the 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 award recipient Janey Pinneo (WHO??) will be honored.  Featured speaker is Sarah Thebarge, author and physician. www.medicalteams.org/event/healthy-women-healthy-world-luncheon
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
    Great Gospel Music Weekend, first of two consecutive days, Lebanon Assembly of God Church, 726 W. Oak St., Lebanon, 97355. GreatGospelMusic.com
    7 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Newberg Church of the Nazarene, 23177 Old Yamhill Road, Newbert 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
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
    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
    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
    6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Merlin Community Baptist Church, 361 Merlin-Galice Road, Merlin 97532.  libertyquartet.com
    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
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
    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
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
    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.  Music by soloists, small groups and bands repesenting a wide range of musc styles. Workshops and open mic performances in the afternoon, followed by evening concert. Solo acts $15 and acapella groups $100, which covers afternoon mentor sessions and admission to the evening concert. Concert tickets for non-participants are $8 for students and $10 for adults. www.brothersofvalor.org/xmf/
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30
    Northwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod’s Leadership Confence and Educators Conference, first of three consecutive days, Seaside Civic & Convention Center, 415 First  Ave, Seaside 97138. nowlcms.org