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September 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).

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

    Upward Trails ministry’s camping trip to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.  Exploring Boulder Caves today, then hiking park trails on Monday.  A 5- to 6-mile outing with some elevation gain. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org.

    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community picnic, following 10 a.m. outdoor worship service, as part of Southwest Bible Church’s 19th annual Outdoor Sunday Evening Series, 14605 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton 97007.  Includes a free picnic lunch and family activities.  503-524-7000 or swbible.org

 

LABOR DAY

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

    Labor Day. A federal, state and local holiday honoring the nation’s workers.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

    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., Dan Nolan speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. Originally from Australia and now living in Arizona, Nolan takes his healing ministry throughout America. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org

    6:15 to 8 p.m., Grand opening of Mannahouse Christian Academy’s new Vancouver elementary campus, outdoors at 811 N.E. 112th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Prayer and worship during first half-hour, followed by hot dog barbecue meals for $2 each.

Bring blankets or lawn chairs. mannahouseacademy.com

    6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Bibliology and How to Study the Bible, first of weekly sessions through Jan. 7, Evangelical Bible Church, 1175 S.E. Howe St., Dallas 97338.  Sponsored by the church as well as Faith Evangelical Free Church of Dallas and Village Missions; the free course was developed by the Contenders Discipleship Initiative and Village Missions. Register at www.villagemissions.org/ebccontenders

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting with speaker Dan Nolan, Discovery Christian Center, 6030 S.E. 136th Ave., Portland 97236. Nolan is a healing evangelist with New Life in Jesus Ministries. portlandamaglow@gmail.com or dannolanministries.org

    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monthly CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Centers luncheon sponsored by Salem Leadership Foundation, Hope Station, 1337 Madison St. , Suite 115., Salem 97301. 503-315-8924 or salemlf.org

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

    Young Adult Camp, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch,  61500 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge. 97413. Guest speaker is Bob Christensen, interim pastor at Oak Park Church of God in Salem.  orwacog.org

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

    Sub35 Con for young adults, 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 sponsored by CB (Conservative Baptists) Northwest, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tadmor, 43943 McDowell Creek Drive, Lebanon 97355.  Featured speaker is Rick McKinley, founder and lead pastor of Imago Dei Community Church in Portland and author of five books.  Music by the group Citizens and by Taylor Reavely.  Mensroundup.com

    6 p.m., Oregon Adventist Singles Adult Ministries convention for 18 years and older, first of two consecutive days, Holden Convention Center, 19500 Oatfield Road,  Gladstone 97027.  Theme is “This is Us.” Guest speakers James and Rise Rafferty. Continues 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. 360-600-9212 or glnr.in/2019oregonsingles

    7 p..m., Flood Portland evangelistic outreach sponsored by Compassion to Action, based at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland.  compassiontoaction.com

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

    Upward Trails ministry’s bicycle outing toward Boring on the level, paved Springwater Trail.  Starting from the Foster Road Trailhead.  Possibly 24 miles total out and back, depending on the group. 503-484-7998 or upwardtrails.org

    9 to 11:30 a.m., Walk for Life to benefit Hope 360 Pregnancy Clinic of Oregon City (soon to be Obria Medical Clinic), starting at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1321 Linn Ave, Oregon City 97045. Theme is “Love Saves Lives.” 503-908-1861 or 503-803-2705 or hope360pc.com

     9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Conquest  2019,  Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.e. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Portland. 97232. Promoted as the “biggest multicultural, bilingual Christian event in the Northwest” this year, this is a followup to last fall’s Compassion to Action event in Portland.   Theme is “From Glory to Glory” (2 Cor. 3:18).  This event will include a time of worship and a conference, then in the afternoon participants will go out and share the gospel with the public and invite them  back for  worship, good news, healing and celebration. $5. www.eventbrite.com/e/conquest-2019conquista-2019-tickets-54620270700

11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Moments in Worship and the Word with David Gallagher of David Gallagher Ministries and Dr. Tim Smith of Worship Without Borders, Mount Hood Room at Canby Grove Christian Center, 7501 S. Knights Bride Road, Canby OR 97013.  503-266-5176.

    11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Annual outdoor service sponsored by Crosspoint Adventist Church of Hillsboro, Shute Park, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., Hillsboro 97123. 503-642-1110.

    5 to 8 p.m., Third annual The Gathering fundraising food, silent auction and music event for Saving Grace Maternity Home of Beaverton, Oak Knoll Winery, 29700 SW Burkhalter Rd, Hillsboro 97123.  503-344-1846  or savinggracematernityhome.org

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

    Grandparents Day of Prayer sponsored by Christian Grandparenting Network.  Encouraging grandparents to pray regularly for their grandchildren. 719-522-1404 or christiangrandparenting.net

    10 a.m. to noon, Stewards of Children: Darkness to Light seminar, Grants Pass Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass 97526. Training on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.  541-476-6313.  Register at http://bit.ly/GrantsPassDTL

    B.J. Christensen Memorial Golf Benefit for the Raise the Roof campaign of Big Lake Youth Camp, The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club, 4805 S.W. 229th Ave., Aloha 97007. Register by Sept. 3 at biglake.org/golf-benefit/  For information: 503-850-3585.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

    6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting with speaker Brenda Sanborn, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664. Sanborn is a minister known for dynamic Bible teaching.  Food and fellowship during the first hour, followed at 7 by the speaker. 360-694-6914.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

    11 a.m. Amy Stoner speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. Stoner founded Healing Hearts ministry in Portland; ministers in healing, deliverance and prophecy; and once ran a women’s shelter. $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org

    Noon, Good Samaritan Ministries’ Widows Group potluck lunch, at the ministry offices, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, Bldg. 23, Beaverton 97008. Led by ministry founder Bettie Mitchell.  503-644-2339 or goodsamaritanministries.org

    6 to 7:30 p.m,. Lebanon After 5 Connection dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355.  Theme this month is “Healthy Habits.” Angie Frederick of Samaritan Health Services will share on how to replace unhealthy eating habits with new, healthy ones.  Also, Nancy Gabert, a dramatist from Bend, will presents “What’s in Your Backpack?,” showing how to let go of the past and move forward in life with freedom and passion. $10. RSVP at 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

    Eighth annual Patriot Day Celebration in Salem: Includes breakfast at Willamette University Goudy Commons from 7 to 9 a.m.; Picnic and play time from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Phillips Field in southeast corner of Bush’s Pasture Park, 890 Mission St S.E. then Salem Patriotic Sidewalk Parade from 3 to 6 p.m.  Sign up to attend at www.Meetup.com/Oregon-Freedom-Network/ or Phone Tom Cherck Jr. at 503-585-1291.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

    Parenting Venture sponsored by Adventurous Life, first of three consecutive days, near Maupin.  A camping retreat to encourage parents to guide their development or re-evaluation of their vision for raising their children.  Includes a day of whitewater rafting on the Deschutes River. www.adventurouslife.net

    7 p.m. The Craguns in Southern Gospel concert, Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th St., Portland 97236. Free admission; freewill offering taken. Southerngospelpdx.com

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Annual Summit for the Oregon Pregnancy Center Association, Dayspring Fellowship, 1755 Lockhaven Dive N.E, Keizer 97303. Keynote speaker is Andy Merritt, a pastor from Columbia, Ga., and one of the early leaders of the pregnancy center movement.  Also speaking are attorney Herb Grey of Beaverton, Luke Cirillo of First Image in Portland, and certified professional lilfe coach Robin Fuller. bev@andersonjd.com

    1:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Work and Witness Conference sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene, first of two consecutive days, Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, 11707 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220. Theme is “To the Ends of the Earth.”  Featured speaker is Bill Kwon, missionary to Myanmar. $80 by Sept. 7, $100 after that date.  503-869-5392 or Taylanator1@gmail.com

Collide Conference with evangelist Chris Overstreet of Compassion to Action, first of three consecutive days, Hermiston Assembly of God Church, 730 E. Hurlburt Ave., Hermiston 97838. 541-567-5831.

    Women’s Conference with author Liz Curtis Higgs, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Higgs is author of more than 30 books, including the Bad Girls of the Bible series. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net

    Men’s Retreat with Jim LeShana, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136. LeShana is superintendent of Friends churches in the Northwest. 503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org

    Christian Women’s Connection Fall Prayer Retreat sponsored by the Association of Churches of God (Anderson, Ind.) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, first of three consecutive days, Camp White Branch,  61500 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge. 97413. Speaker is Angellee Kloppman.www.orwacog.org

    6 to 8:30 p.m, Christian Mission Impact Experience, Clark County Family YMCA, 11324 N.E. 51st Circle, Vancouver, Wash. 98682.  360-258-3823 or rbutton@ymcacw.org

    7 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Tri-City Baptist Temple, 18025 Webster Road, Gladstone  97027.  libertyquartet.com

    7 to 9 p.m., IF Gathering for women, Westside Community Church, 18390 S.W. Farmington Road, Aloha 97007. Continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. $50. westside.iflocal.com

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

    Upward Trails ministry’s overnight hiking trip into the Indian Heaven Wilderness in southwest Washington.  Camping at a lake and also exploring another lake.  About 5 miles each day, with 900-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Pure Desire men’s conference, Harvest Christian Church, 624 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale 97060. puredesire.org/pages/pd-men-portland-or

    Volunteer training for First Image pregnancy resource centers, Portland-area location to be announced. 503-256-0808 or first-image.org

    2:30 p.m., Christianity Under Attack, a presentation and discussion on American’s religious freedoms, Your Bible Speaks Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4606 N.E. 55th Ave., Portland 97218. A focus on the “real issues that threaten true religious freedom.” Free admmission. sdengine051@gmail.com

    5:15 p.m., A Million Dreams event sponsored by Open Arms International, Embassy Suites Washington Square, 9000 S.W. Washington Square Road, Tigard 97223. Open Arms is an outreach to orphaned children in Kenya.  $55. www.openarmsinternational.org/nw-events

    6 p.m., The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Grand View Baptist Church, 14855 S. Leland Road, Beavercreek 97004. Free admission; freewill offering taken. Southerngospelpdx.com

    6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Thrive Church, 235 S. Laguna St., Klamath Falls 97601.  libertyquartet.com

    7 to 9 p.m., Keepers of the Faith concert, Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond 97756.  Hosted by Southern Gospel Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational committee presenting concerts twice a year since 2011.  Free admission; freewill offering accepted. 541-923-3085 or www.kotfquartet.com

 

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

    National Back to Church Sunday.  Backtochurch.com

    Appletree Marathon, Half and 5K to benefit NOE International, Vancouver, Wash., location to be announced.  Portland-based NOE International integrates Christ’s love and teachings into educational and recreational programs in low-income neighborhoods in Morelia and Leon, Mexico. Runners/walkers at the event obtain sponsors and raise funds for NOE’s ministries. Direct donations also welcome. 503-701-2195 or leann.vliestra@gmail.com or www.noeinternational.org/marathon

    11 a.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 602 S. Sixth St., Lakeview 97630.   libertyquartet.com

    4 p.m,., Lutheran Choral Association in concert, Lake Oswego United Methodist Church, 1855 South Shore Blvd., Lake Oswego 97034. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org

    6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, Medford First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford 97504.  libertyquartet.com

 

 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

     11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jerry Heater speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, The Old Spaghetti Factory, 780 S.E. 160th Ave. (and Mill Plain), Vancouver, Wash. 98684. From Baker City, Heater is a worship leader, songwriter, Bible teacher and author. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org

    Noon, 24th annual Greek Open Golf Tournament to benefit Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, Langdon Farms Golf Club, 24377 N.E. Airport Road, Aurora 97002. Scramble format. $125 includes golf, lunch, tee prize, raffle and Greek dinner.  Dinner only also available for $50 adult, $25 for ages 12 and younger. Grounded in Orthodox Christian values, the academy serves children ages 3 to fifth grade. www.greekopen.com

    Outdoor School for homeschool families, first of five consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136. Also offered Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org

 

 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

     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

    11 a.m. Jerry Heater speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. From Baker City, Heater is a worship leader, songwriter, Bible teacher and author.  $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org

    Luis Palau Association presents Connect PDX: The Innovative Evangelism Conference, first of four consecutive days, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220.  he event will feature speakers Miles McPherson, Greg Stier, Carrie Headington, Luis Palau and more than 36 workshops. Workshop topics will focus on innovative evangelism methods – including digital evangelism by Groundwire’s founder and president, Sean Dunn. Other workshops will feature effective fundraising, improving ministry longevity, strengthening your family and marriage in the midst of ministry, and more.  Also featured will be an Action Sports Summit to address the concerns of those ministering through Action Sports.  $149.  nextgenerationalliance.org

 

 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

    8:30 a.m., SalemNet ministerial association monthly breakfast, Youth With a Mission campus, 7085 Battle Creek Road S.E.,, Salem 97317. Those attending invited to also do the facility’s Ropes Course, a team-building experience. gbergman@salemalliance.org or director@ywamsalem.org

 

 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

    10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eighth annual Manuda 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

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and also 6 to 8 p.m., Thrivent Member Network – Pacific Cascade Region presents Your Retirement and How to Take Control with author Tom Hegna, lunch event at The Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, or dinner event at The Porter Hotel, 1355 S.W. Second Ave, Portland 97201.  Thrivent is a not-for-profit membership organization of Christians helping to guide its members to be wise with money and live generously.  Hegna will share seven steps to retirement security from his books, Paychecks and Playchecks: Retirement Solutions for Life and Don’t Worry, Retire Happy!,  a straightforward guide to retirement tactics for uncertain times. Complimentary lunch or dinner included. Space is limited. For the Vancouver event, RSVP to tomhegna-vancouver.eventbrite.com.  For the Portland event, RSVP to  tomhegna-portland.eventbrite.com.  Email questions to BoxTMNPacificCascade@Thrivent.com 

 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

    Men’s Conference with Gary Gaddini, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Gaddini is lead pastor of Peninsula Covenant Church in Redwood City, Calif.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net

    George Fox University Homecoming, first of two consecutive days, on the Newberg campus. 503-538-8383 or georgefox.edu/homecoming

    6 to 9 p.m., Volunteer training for the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Centers of Yamhill County, first of two consecutive Friday evenings and Saturdays, at the ministry offices, 1218 Third St. Lafayette 97127. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  $40 individual, $50 per couple. 503-434-4400 or pregnancyhelp.info

 

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

    Upward Trails ministry hike for some high views from Sister Rocks in southwest Washington. About 56 miles from Troutdale. Four miles total with a 760-foot elevation gain. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org

    Morning, World Vision International’s Syrian Refugee Crisis Field Briefing, sponsored by Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision, Columbia Presbyterian Church, 8715 St Helens Ave, Vancouver, Wash. 98664, cwwov.org

    8 a.m. to 8 p.m., The Race, an “outreach for men and boys ages 12 to 92” sponsored by Northside Community Church of Newberg, 5 Rock Ranch, 23800 N.W. Flying M Road, Yamhill 97148. Activities include archery, skeet shooting, fishing, basketball, horseshoes, hiking, a game room, and fellowship with God and men. $35 includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. 503-538-0440.

    9 to 11:30 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Greater Portland Bible Church, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219. Rachel Zoller of the YouTube channel Yellow Elanor, will speak on “Foraging Mushrooms.” designsciencenw.org

    9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., David Regan speaking at 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. Regan owns a bail bond business and has brought many of his clients to Christ.  He also is running for a position on the Vancouver City Council  Free breakfast and worship before the speakers. 360-606-7812 or fgbmfamerica.org

    9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Activate 58 with Hugh Halter, Jesus Pursuit Church,  2100 Santiam Hwy., Albany 97321.  This event is inspired by Isaiah 58, which speaks of the state of the nation of Israel and calls God’s people back to reach out to the loss, oppressed, hungry, homeless and naked.  Halter is a former Oregonian now living in Alton, Ill., who has been involved in a wide range of ministries.  Register at the event’s Facebook page.

    10 a.m. to noon, Circus Workshop for ages 7 to 14 presented by Flynn Creek Circus, under the big top on the lawn of Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins, Newberg 97132.  Students will experience the thrills of tumbling, swinging trapeze, tightwire, aerial silks, juggling, hula hoop and partner acrobatics all in a safe and encouraging environment. Limited spaces.  Register at northsidecc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/249755

    10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kroc Family Fair, The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center, 1865 Bill Frey Dr, Salem 97301.  An annual free event, but this year marking the center’s 10th anniversary.  Admission to its various attractions, as well as special activities for kids. Vendor stands also present. 503-566-5762 or www.salem.kroccenter.org

    11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon with speaker Kathy Horder, Parkview Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  From  Lacey, Wash., Horder says she became a “daughter of the King” at age 42 and is now known as “Princess Kathy.”  She will share her life story.  $15.50.  RSVP to 503-658-5453 or joylindstedt@msn.com

 

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

    Upward Trails ministry hike along the Salmon River.  About 21 miles from Sandy.  A 5-mile outing with 100-foot elevation gain. 503-522-7205 or upwardtrails.org

    18th annual Deaf Christian Women’s Retreat, first of five consecutive days, Camp Tilikum, 15321 N.E. North Valley Road, Newberg 97132.  Contact Bunny Hovey, 541-905-0995 (text only) or bumaho@gmail.com

    4 p.m,., Lutheran Choral Association in concert, United Church of Christ, 2032 College Way, Forest Grove 97116. Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org

6:30 p.m., “Sold on Highway 101, Not Our Children,” a seminar, Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church, 2125 S.E. Lee Ave., Lincoln City 97367,  This looks at the problem of sex trafficking of children, how to protect them, what is happening in Lincoln County, and the role of the church and the community. Also held tomorrow near Newport (see listing below). 541-557-1735.

 

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pam Bolton speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, The Old Spaghetti Factory, 780 S.E. 160th Ave. (and Mill Plain), Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Bolton is a pastor from the East Coast. 503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org

6:30 p.m., “Sold on Highway 101, Not Our Children,” a seminar,  South Beach Church, 335 S. Coast Hwy., South Beach 97366.   This looks at the problem of sex trafficking of children, how to protect them, what is happening in Lincoln County, and the role of the church and the community.  541-557-1735.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

    11 a.m. Pam Bolton speaking at weekly Portland luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Super King Buffet, 5015 S.E. 82nd Ave., Portland 97266.  Prayer meeting at 11, worship at 11:30, lunch at noon. Bolton is a pastor from the East Coast.  $10.50 for lunch and drink. Restaurant policy is that everyone must buy lunch; no one can have only drinks. 503-927-0213 or fgbmfamerica.org

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

    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. syatp.com

    9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gospel Focus Ministries’ sixth Pulput to Pavement evangelism outreach by Salem-area pastors and evangelists, based at the ministry office, 225 High St., Salem 97301. Welcome, refreshments and prayer time during first hour, evangelism downtown from 10 a.m. to noon, then debriefing and lunch from noon to 1. RSVP at 503-480-6409 or 503-949-1954.

    40 Days for Life, first of 40 days of peaceful sidewalk vigils expressing deep concern over the ongoing loss of life due to abortion, at locations nationally, but also locally in Portland, Salem, Eugene, St. Helens and Bend in Oregon and Vancouver, Wash.  For details, go to www.40daysforlife.com

 

 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

     6 to 8 p.m., Annual “All About Kids” benefit dinner sponsored by The Salvation Army of Clark County, The Salvation Army Community Center, 1500 NE 112th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684.  Suggested minimum donation is $250 to support the SAY Klub after-school program for at-risk youth.  RSVP at https://give-nw.salvationarmy.org/vancouverdinner19

 

 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

    Shine Friends women’s retreat, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136. Also offered Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. 503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org

    Women’s retreat sponsored by Won by One Church of Oregon City, first of three consecutive days, Molalla Retreat Center, 36208 S. Molalla Forest Road, Molalla 97038.  Theme is “at Any Cost.” 503-886-9066 or wonbyonechurch.org

    Evening, Promotional dinner for Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of Newberg, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E Sheridan St, Newberg 97132. 503-537-3999 or loveincnewberg.org

    6 p.m., First Choice dessert fundraiser and silent auction to benefit Pregnancy Resource Centers of Central Oregon, New Hope Church, 20080 Pinebrook Blvd., Bend 97702.  541-728-0746 or 541-318-1949 or www.centraloregonforlife.org/dessert

     7 p.m., Only Jesus Tour with Casting Crowns, Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Jamie Kimmett in concert,  Viking Pavilion at Portland State University, 930 S.W. Hall St., Portland 97201.  $35 to $75. LMGconcerts.com or castingcrowns.com

 

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

    Upward Trails ministry’s hike on the Pipeline Trails in the Hood River area, then a walk along the Columbia River on the city’s waterfront trail. About 5 miles total, with 100-foot elevation again. 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.org

    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Better Dads presents She’s My Girl, He’s My Dad: Building a Relationship to Last, a conference for fathers and their daughters ages 12 or older, Camp Withycombe, 15300 S.E. Minuteman Way, Clackamas 97015. Music by Nate Botsford. Lunch provided by Chick-fil-A.  $69 per couple advance, $79 at the door. www.eventbrite.com/e/shes-my-girl-hes-my-dad-building-a-relationship-to-last-tickets-62523552629?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Seventh annual job fair and education event sponsored by the Oregon Health Care Interpreters Association, Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St., Portland 97211. Skilled health care interpretation advanced health equity in immigrant and refugee communities, provides part- and full-time work to bilingual individuals and opens doors to careers in health care.  This conference includes networking, industry news, training, free workshops. lunch, raffle prizes and opportunities to meet prospective contracting agencies and employers.   Register at ohcia.org

8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,  Free marriage coach training sponsored by MarriageTeam, first day of two consecutive Saturday-Sunday weekends, US Digital Outreach Center, 1400 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver, Wash. 98684.  Continues 1 to 6 p.m. tomorrow, and then the same schedule Oct. 5 and 6. marriageteam.org

    10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Union Gospel Mission’s annual Operation Overcoat, on Northwest Third Avenue between Burnside and Couch streets and on Couch Street between Third and Fourth avenues, Portland 97209.  The mission’s largest single day of service, providing thousands of articles of clothing to local needy, as well as an estimated 1,400 barbecue meals.  Tents will be set up for coats, pants, shirts, socks and underwear, shoes and boots and hygiene kits.   Also live music and free haircuts.  503-274-4483 or www.ugm-portland.org/operationovercoat

Noon to 2 p.m, Pastors and Leaders Luncheon with Pete Greig, author, pator and founder of the worldwide 24-7 Prayer Movement, Door of Hope, 3210 S.E. Taylor St., Portland 97214. Also speaking will be Brian Alarid of AmericaPrays.org  Discussion will be about a corporate prayer strategy for our region covering Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Clark counties. $10.  www.eventbrite.com/e/pastors-leaders-luncheon-with-pete-greig-tickets-65440479235

    4:30 to 7 p.m., Annual German Sausage Dinner, Rivercrest Community Church, 3201 N.E. 148th Ave., Portland 97230. $12 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, free for age 5 and younger.  Take-out available.  Buy tickets at the door. 503-254-4400.

    5 p.m., Snow Ball, the Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation’s 26th annual dinner and auction, Holiday Inn, 3301 Market St. N.E. Salem 97301. Includes both silent and oral auctions. $53, 503-463-8563 or mary@ortl.org

 

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

    Autumn Gathering, Oregon Christian Convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E., Turner 97392. 503-743-2101 or oregonchristianconvention.org

    3 p.m., Fifth annual Bridging the Gap summer challenge celebration sponsored by Salem Leadership Foundation, State Capitol Mall in downtown Salem. Begins with four different bus tour options focusing on community outreach in Salem, followed by a barbecue on the mall at 5 p.m. Also kids activities offered.  www.salem.lf.org/events

    4 p.m,., Lutheran Choral Association in concert, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 290 W. Gloucester St. Gladstone 97027.  Free admission; freewill offering taken. lutheranchoral.org

5 p.m., The Taito Family in a concert of praise music, First Presbyterian Church of Lebanon, 145 W. Ash St., Lebanon 97355. A Samoan family of five vocalists and musicians, they sing a diverse range of music including Southern Gospel. They tour throughout the Northwest and beyond. 541-258-2633.

 

    6 to 8 p.m., Rockwood United Worship sponsored by Shalom Rockwood Network, As Is Church, 740 S.E. 182nd Ave., Portland 97233. Music, children’s worship and a message from Pastor Leroy Barber. www.eventbrite.com/e/rockwood-united-worship-tickets-65572875235?aff=erelexpmlt

 

 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shastine Ferguson speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, The Old Spaghetti Factory, 780 S.E. 160th Ave. (and Mill Plain), Vancouver, Wash. 98684. Ferguson is both a Realtor and prophetic minister who also does street evangelism and who recently ministered with Father’s Touch ministry in Kenya.   503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org

    Retirees Conference with Jerry Benjamin, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. With a Jewish upbringing, Benjamin is a follower of Jesus and an itinerant Bible teacher. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net

    Outdoor School for homeschool families, first of five consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp, 18705 Hwy 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136. 503-355-2284 or twinrocks.org