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September 2018 calendar

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
    Upward Trails ministry’s Labor Day Weekend kayaking or canoeing outing on the MuItnomah Channel.  503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.com
     Noon to 5 p.m., I Love PDX Festival, sponsored by Spring of Life Church, Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. audrey@springoflifepdx.com or pdxfest.com
    6 p.m., 16th annual BobbyMcGhee and Friends Vespers, Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St., Portland.  Musical inspiration and guest speaker David Taylor. 503-252-8080 or sunnyside adventist.org
LABOR DAY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
    Labor Day.  A national, state and local holiday honoring American workers.
    Christian Heritage of the Northwest Tour, at five historic memorial sites in the Salem area, time to be determined. Led by Vaughn Longanecker.  $3 per adult, $10 per family, group rates available for 20 or more.  Other dates also available..  Two-hour presentations also available in Portland-Vancouver area for $55 and $95 for elsewhere in Oregon or Washington.  For local home and Christian schools fourth grade and up, one-hour presentation available for $45. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of four consecutive days, La Grande location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of three consecutive days, Prineville location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
    6 p.m., The Craguns in concert, Grand View Baptist Church, 14855 S. Leland Road, Beavercreek 97004.  No ticket required, freewill offering taken.   SouthernGospelPDX.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
    sub35con for younger adults ages 18 to 35, first of three consecutive days, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.   503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    Men’s Roundup, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tadmor near Lebanon. Speaker  Matt Mikalatos. Music by Consumed by Fire, Paul Wright and Rapture Ruckus.  Mensroundup.com
    The Micah and Me children’s music show, Sunset Park Community Church of God, 174 Sunset Blvd., St. Helens 97051. 503-397-0535  or www.micahandmerocks.com
    7 to 9 p.m., Life Model Works presents the Reach Your Potential with Joy Maturity Retreat, first of two consecutive days, Southlake Church, 1555 S.W. Borland Road, West Linn 97068.  Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. A focus on relational maturing, which leads to greater peace and joy. Presented by ordained minister and pastoral counselor Chris Coursey of THRIVEtoday. $79 by Aug. 8, $89 by Aug. 31, or $99 at the door. Includes box lunch on Saturday. joystartshere.com/Portland
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
    Upward Trails ministry’s one- or two-night backpack trip to Elk Meadows with a day hike option on Mount Hood’s east side.  No kids or dogs on this outing because a deep creek will be crossed. A 7.8-mile trek with 2,800-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gresham Compassion Mini-Clinic, free health clinic for low-income residents, East County Church of Christ, 24375 S.E. Stark St, Gresham 97030. compassionconnect.com
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of three consecutive days, Bingen, Wash.,  location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
    3 p.m., 125th anniversary celebration for the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of two consecutive days, Hoodview Church of God,  1530 Mount Hood Ave, Woodburn, 97071  503-981-1660.  Begins with worship service highlighting the district’s history, then dinner at 5 and a gospel concert at 6 on Saturday.  Morning worship on Sunday will focus on the history of the Woodburn church.  503-393-3510 or 503-981-1660 or orwacog.org
    5 to 8 p.m., The Gathering to benefit Saving Grace Maternity Home,  Oak Knoll Winery, 29700 S.W. Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro, 97123.  Food, silent auction and live music. $50. savinggracematernityhome.org
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
    3 p.m., 81st season of Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane , Tigard 97224. Old and new sacred music in a variety of styles. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
Monday, September 10
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of four consecutive days, Wodburn location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
Thursday, September 13
    7 p.m., The Craguns in concert, Redmond Assembly of God Church, 1865 Antler Ave., Redmond 97756.  Hosted by Southern Gospel Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational group that has been presenting concerts twice a year since 2011.  Free admission; freewill offering accepted. Contact is MaryLou Haffner , 541-923-3085  or sgm@bendbroadband.com or marylourhaffner@gmail.com
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of three consecutive days, Salem location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
Friday, September 14
    Christian Women Connection Fall Retreat sponsored by the Association of the Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch, 61500 Old McKenzie Hwy., McKenzie Bridge 97413.  503-393-3510 or orwacog.org
    7 p.m. .NeedToBreathe and Johnny Swim in concert, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland.  $23.  Ticketmaster.com
    7 p.m., Big Voice Tour with Cana’s Voice and David Phelps,  Vancouver Church (First Church of God), 3300 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98665.  www.imcconcerts.com
    7 to 9 p.m., The Craguns in concert, Redmond Assembly of God Church, 1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond 97756.  Hosted by Southern Gospel Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational group who have been presenting concerts twice a year since 2011. Freewill “love offering” accepted.  541-923-3085 or www.thecraguns.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
    Upward Trails ministry’s overnight backpacking trip to camp near a small lake in the north section of Indian Heaven on the Pacific Coast Trail in Washington. 5 miles each day, with a gradual 900-foot elevation gain in 5 miles. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rockwood Compassion Mini-Clinic, free health clinic for low-income residents, Rockwood Preparatory Academy, 740 S.E. 182nd Ave, Portland 97233. compassionconnect.com
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of three consecutive days, Mill City location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
    Pure Desire men’s conference, Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring 97009.  $59 through Aug. 31, $69 after that date.  Puredesire.org
    Living Proof Live simulcast with Bible teacher Beth Moore, at hundreds of church nationally, including three in this part of the Northwest.  They are Old Town Church, 2224 15th Ave., Forest Grove;  Meadow Springs Community Church, 12647 S.W. 62nd Ave., Tigard; Ignite Faith Church, 525 S.W. Umatilla Ave., Redmond.  lifeway.com
     9 a.m.,  Walk 4 Life to benefit Hope 360 Pregnancy Clinic of Oregon City, First Evangelical Presbyterian Church,1321 Linn Ave, Oregon City 97045. Theme is “Life is a Gift.” Also music, speakers, refreshments, face painting, auction, prizes and more. 503-656-7444 or 503-908-0817 or hope360pc.com
    5:30 p.m., A Day in the Life: Open Arms Edition, a promotional event for Open Arms International, Embassy Suites Washington Square, 900 SW Washington Square Road, Tigard 97223. $55. David and Rachel Gallagher, the ministry co-founders, will speak. 503-296-9989 or  openarmsinternational.org
    6 p.m., The Needhams in concert, Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave., Portland 97236.  No ticket required, freewill offering taken.   SouthernGospelPDX.com
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
    National Back to Church Sunday.  Involving tens of thousands of churches nationally, is the largest annual communty-based church outreach effort in America.  The campaign empowers churches and church members with the tools they need to welcome their neighbors, friends and loved ones back to church, while providing an easy way for everyone in the community to find a welcoming church. www.backtochurch.com
    4 p.m., 81st season of Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Trinity Lutheran Church, 2194 S.E. Minter Bridge Road, Hillsboro 97123.  Old and new sacred music in a variety of styles. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of four consecutive days, Veneta location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
    Mid-Valley Women of Christ announces their twenty-second community-wide Bible study, No Other Gods, by Kelly Minter beginning September 17th.  mid-valleywomenofchrist.org
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
    2018 Greek Open Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction to benefit Agia Sophia Academy of Beaverton, Langdon Farms Golf Club, 24377 Airport Road N.E., Aurora, 97002. $125 per golfer, $50 per dinner for non-golfers.  Www.greekopen.com
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God’s Sending Conference, Horizon Community Church, 23370 S.W. Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin 97062.  This is a gathering for church planters and for those considering church planting. $15 by Sept. 12; $25 after that date; includes lunch. 503-393-4411 or oregonag.org
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
    6 p.m., Compassion to Action with evangelist Chris Overstreet and other nationally known speakers, first of four consecutive days, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland 97232.  Continues 10 a.m. through evening Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. through evening Saturday.  Speakers in addition to Overstreet are Marilyn Hickey, Todd White, Bill Johnson, Robby Dawkins, Daniel Kolenda, Ben Fitzgerald, Richie Seltzer, Mattie Montgomery, Kevin Palau, and Reinhard Bonnke.  Music by Lindy Conant & The Circuit Riders, Jake Hamilton and Bethel Music featuring Jeremy Riddle. $15. www.portland2018.com
    7 p.m., , Air 1 Radio’s Positive Hits Tour with Zach Williams, We Are Messengers, Joshua Micah, Aaron Cole, and Branan Murphy in concert, Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road, Tualatin 97062. awakeningevents.com/events/air1-positive-hits
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
    The Extreme Tour music and sports outreach, first of three consecutive days, Klamath Falls location to be announced.  Theextremetour.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
    25th anniversary celebration “Love in Action Gathering” for Women, Men and Youth of Purpose International, first of three consecutive days, Macleay Retreat and Conference Center, 2887 74th Ave S.E., Salem 97301 .   $225 for two nights lodging and five meals..  503-443-2007 or www.womenofpurpose.com
    Women’s Fall Retreat sponsored by Pacific Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenent Church, first of three consecutive days, Cascades Camp & Conference Center,  22825 Peissner Road S.E.,  Yelm, Wash. 98597. Theme is “Hope.”  206-275-3903 or pacnwc.org/event-calendar/2018-women-ministries-fall-retreat/
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike up the Mountaineer Trail to Silcox Hut on Mount Hood. Reach as high as the top of “The Mile” lift, then turn around for views of Timothy Lakeand Mount Jefferson.  A 3-mile loop with 1,100-foot elevation gain. No water available; dogs not recommended on this outing. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    Noon to 2 p.m., Union Gospel Mission of Portland’s Operation Overcoast Collection Day, Cinetopia, 12345 S.W. Horizon Blvd., Beaverton 97007.  Donations of gently used clothing, sleeping bags and new socks and underwear accepted, for distribution on Sept. 29 at the mission’s annual Operation Overcoat event (see listing below). ugmportland.org
    Bethel Mountain Band performing at benefit banquet for Western Mennonite School, Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97301  503-363-2000 or bethelmountainband.com
    Step Out of Darkness annual Freedom Calling 5k Race, Cook Park (ADDRESS) Tigard. $35 adult, $25 child.  Freedom-calling.org
    5:45 p.m., Annual banquet for Hillsboro-based International Training and Equipping Ministries, Oregon Zoo, 4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland 97221.  Featured will be video interviews of African pastors.  503-648-4836 or iteministries.org
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
    3 p.m., 81st season of Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Messiah Lutheran Church, 905 N.W. 94th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98660.  Old and new sacred music in a variety of styles. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
    3 p.m., Building Bridges events to benefit Salem Leadership Foundation, all four events emanating from the courtyard of the Oregon State Capitol Mall, Salem.  They include a “break dance” cllinic near the mall’s fountain, a downtown history alk, a hike to West Salem and back and a fun run to south Salem and back.  All events are followed by a barbecue at5 5 p.m. provided by Adam’s Rib. $15 includes T-shirt.  503-315-8924 or Jennifer@salemLF.org
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
    7 a.m., See You at the Pole, gatherings by students around school flagpoles across America to pray for their schools, communities and the nation. Theme this year is “Broken.”  syatp.com
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
    David’s Tent Oregon, continual worship and prayer in a tent on the Oregon State Capitol Mall in Salem, first of three consecutive days.  This is to coincide with Tent America, a national effort on the same days whereby simultaneous worship gatherings will be held in all 50 state capital cities and on college campuses.  davidstentoregon.org
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
    Women’s retreat sponsored by Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 US-101, Rockaway Beach 97136.    Theme is “Everything Has Become New.”  Featured speaker is Mindy Burns.  Chapel speaker is Sue Ferguson Hays. 503-538-9410 or nwfriends.org
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seventh annual Munada Marketplace sponsored by Beaverton-based Nesteam International, first of four consecutive days, Oregon Heritage Farms, 22801 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro 97123.  Nesteam, a nonprofit, partners with churches, communities and other nonprofits seeking to aid people facing extreme poverty and disease in Zambia, Africa.  503-641-4346 or 503-318-6004 or munadamarket.com.
    Inspirational Sounds Gospel Choir’s 35th anniversary  workshop and concert of African-American Gospel music, first of two consecutive days, River Road Baptist Church, 1105 River Road, Eugene 97404. Special guests include Shekela Fortsen, praise dancer; John Gainer, founder of the choir in 1983; and others.  541-915-1332 or 541-517-3770 or inspirationalsoundsgospelchoir.org
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on Neahkahnie Mountain on the north Oregon coast. A 3- or 4-mile round trip, or 5.1-miles one way with shuttle.  900-foot elevation gain.  503-718-7774 or 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Operation Oveercoast outside Union Gospel Mission of Portland, on Third Avenue between Burnside and Couch streets and on Couch Street between Northwest Third and Fourth Avenues.  The mission’s annual opportunity for the homeless or for those struggling financially to get many basic needs met, such as a warm coast, a pair of boots that fir and a chance to pray with a caring volunteer. ugmportland.org
    5 p.m., 25th annual dinner and auction to benefit the Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation, Red Lion Hotel, 3301 Market St. N.E., Salem 97301. Theme is “’hat’s Entertainment!”   All attending encouraged to wear hats. 503-463-8563 or www.ortl.org
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
    Autumn Gathering, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392.   503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org
    4 p.m., 81st season of Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 17400 S.E. Rupert Drive, Oak Grove 97267. Old and new sacred music in a variety of styles. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org
    Annual Appeal Dinner for Mother & Child Education Center of Portland, location at University of Portland to be announced.  Momchildpdx.org