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September 2021 in-person events calendar

  
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Monthly CaN (Churches as Neighborhood) Luncheon sponsored by Salem Leadership Foundation, Fellowship Church, 6994 Sunnyside Road S.E., Salem 97306. This month features a panel of experts on the field of counseling discussing mental health, as well as resources available to leaders. salemlf.org
    The Breaking, first day of 21 days of fasting, worship and prayer for Portland, sponsored by 24-7 Prayer USA and several local churches. boucher.renee@gmail.com
    7 p.m., Zach Williams in concert at Oregon State Fair, on the fairgrounds in Salem.  Oregonstatefair.org
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
    Labor Day Weekend Retreat, first of four consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 North Fork Road S.E., Silverton 97381 503-873-6743 or christianrenewalcenter.org
    Labor Day Family Conference with Bill Farrel, first of four consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  From California, Farrel has been a lead pastor for 15 years, a youth pastor, and more recently, the small groups pastor for David Jeremiah. A  radio teacher and international speaker, he has authored dozens of books on singleness, marriage, kids and living the Christian life.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    XFest Northwest Christian music and arts festival, first of three consecutive days, Skamania County Fairgrounds, 710 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, Wash. 98648. Performances by more than 20 bands, creative arts, camping, games and food.  Message from evangelist Chris Overstreet on Sunday evening.  To register, go to xfestnw.org and then click on “Registration” to go to the EventBrite.com site.
    6 to 9 p.m., Compassion to Action’s ReachAmerica evangelistic outreach on the Gospel Truck,  downtown Portland location to be announced. compassiontoaction.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
    8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Family Field Day sponsored by COACH (Coalition of Christian Homeschool Families) in Washington County, Aloha location to be announced.  A day of “sports, food, fellowship and fun.”  Membership in the coalition required to take part.  Coachfamily.org
    6 p.m., Back to School Stadium Rally for youth sponsored by Compassion to Action and Clark County, Wash., churches, stadium at King’s Way Christian School, 3606 N.E. 78th St, Vancouver 98665  compassiontoaction.com
    6 p.m., 18th annual Bobby McGhee and Friends Vespers with musical inspiration and guest speaker Ed Boyatt, Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St, Portland 97216. 503-252-8080.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
    6 p.m., Testimony and music with Adam’s Road, First Baptist Church of Eugene, 3550 Fox Meadow Road, Eugene 97408.  Adam’s Road comprises four individuals who testify that God rescued them out of Mormonism and into a personal and saving relationship with Jesus. Free admission.  www.adamsroadministry.com
LABOR DAY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
    Labor Day.  A local, state and federal holiday recognizing the important role of the nation’s labor force.
    1 to 5 p.m., Christian Heritage of the Northwest tour, in the Salem and mid-Willamette Valley areas.  Led by Vaughn Longanecker of Aloha, this looks at memorials that “testify of the true history of God’s Providential work in the Northwest.”  $4 for ages 13 and older, $14 for a family of four. Interested churches or organizations can book tours for other times as well. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Battle Ground, Wash.,  location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    7 p.m., 10 Days of Prayer, first of 10 consecutive evenings of worship, prayer and repentance, Rock Creek Christian Center, 21450 N.W. Rock Creek Blvd., Portland 97116. 503-577-5869 or 503-645-8887.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Annual book sale to benefit outreach events at Resurrection Lutheran Church, first of three consecutive days, at the church, 1700 N.E. 132nd Ave., Portland. 97230. CDs. DVDs, puzzles and games also for sale.  503-255-8772
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Lincoln City location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    KrisAnne Hall speaking, first of three consecutive days, The River Church, 4675 Portland Road N.E., Suite 190, Salem 97305.  Hall is an attorney and former prosecutor who travels the nation teaching the Constitution and U.S. history and is founder of the online Liberty First University. 503-385-8721 or krisannehall.com
    6 to 8 p.m., Fundraising dinner for the ministry Pure Desire, St. Helens Ballroom at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Portland 97220.  Pure Desire seeks to rebuild and restore lives stuck in unwanted sexual behavior and betrayal trauma. puredesire.org
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
    Upward Trails ministry overnight outing to Indian Heaven in Skamania County, Wash. About 5 miles each day, with 890-foot elevation gain. www.meetup.com/Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
    Evening, Neil Nedley, founder of Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Programs at Weimar Institute, speaking, first of two consecutive days, Adventist Community Church of Vancouver (Wash.), 9711 N.E. St. Johns Road, Vancouver 98665.  Presentations continue Saturday morning, afternoon and evening. A meal can be purchased in advance, or bring your own food.  Free admission, limited registration. 360-696-2511 or adventistcommunity.church
    Pure Desire Summit sponsored by Pure Desire Ministries, first of three consecutive days, Harvest Christian Church, 624 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale 97060. Also offered online. For those dealing with sexual brokenness. Keynote speakers are Ben Bennett, director of resolution at Josh McDowell Ministry; Jenna Riemersma, founder and clinical cirector of The Atlanta (Ga.)  for Relational Healing, and teaching faculty member at International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals; and Keith Jenkins, lead pastor at East Hill Church in Gresham.  In-person admission $129 if registered by Aug. 15, $159 after that date; online viewing $99 by Aug. 15, $129 after that date. puredesire.org
    6:30 p.m., Men’s Advance sponsored by Oregon-Pacific Nazarene District, first of three consecutive days, Kellogg Springs Camp, 1111 Kellogg Camp Lane, Oakland 97462. Theme is “Made for This.” Speaker is Kenny Lane. orpac.org/event/mens-advance/
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
    Upward Trails ministry hike from Portland’s Washington Park to Council Crest and down through Portland Heights.  A 10-mile outing with 1,000-foot elevation gain.  503-901-8532 or www.meetup.com/Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
    The Abundant Hike, an outing sponsored by Oregon City-based life coaching outreach Adventurous Life, location to be announced to registrants. adventurouslife.net
    Project Leader Workshops for Samaritan’s Purse’s Oper-ation Christmas Child, at six locations in this region, including Rock Creek Christian in Portland, Mountainview Christian in Gresham, Skyline Baptist in Salem, Springfield Church of God, Tri-City Presbyterian in Myrtle Creek and Felida Bible in Vancouver, Wash. RSVP at samaritanspurse.cventevents.com/2021NPLW
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Partnering and Volunteering Workshop sponsored by Church@thePark of Salem, New Hope Foursquare Church,  4963 Swegle Road N.E., Salem 97301.    971-375-7491 or church-at-the-park.org
    10 to 11:30 a.m., Launch of weekly Bible Land adventure program for kids from toddler to age 12, Silverton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1159 Oak St, Silverton 97381. Singing, crafts, nature stories, snacks and a Bible lesson. Contact Lee Larson at 541-543-3766.
    10 a.m. to noon, Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision “action” project to plant lasagne bulbs, Portland Rescue Mission’s Shepherd’s Door shelter for women, 13207 N.E. Halsey, Portland 97230. Each participate asked to bring 20 bulbs for planting in a pot furnished by Shepherd’s Door.  The soil and organic plant food will also be provided. Option of a tour of the shelter facility at noon. cwwov.org
    Awakening 2021 music festival, ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent, Wash. 98032. Features Bethany Wohrle of Bethel Music, Austin French, Gawvi, Jonathan Traylor, Anne Wilson and Destiny City Music. General admission $30 seated and $35 floor, or VIP package of $75 includes T-shirt, poster, stickers, parking and more. Free for children are 10 and younger. awakeningnw.com
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Newberg location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    5 to 8 p.m., The Gathering to benefit Saving Grace Maternity Home of Beaverton, Oak Knoll Winery, 29700 S.W. Burkhalter Road, Hillsboro 97123.  $25.  503-407-7217 or savinggracematernityhome.org/events
    6 to 9 p.m. Catch Heaven’s Flame monthly revival meeting sponsored by Hearts of Fire International, The Calling Church, 15640 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Wash. 98682
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike to Kilchis Point near Bay City. A 2.2-mile round trip with an addition. 0.6-mile loop.  Then another 0.6 miles to see Munson Falls, for a total 3.4-mile easy walk.  www.meetup.com/Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of three consecutive days, Monmouth/Independence location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    6:30 p.m., Free seminar, The Truth About Cancer, first of 12 nightly sessions through Sept. 25 (no meeting on Sunday, Sept. 19), Seventh-day Adventist Family Life Center, 665 W. Third Ave., Junction City 97448.  541-852-5428.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
     Noon to 1:30 p.m., Pastors Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by Obria Medical Clinic of Oregon City, Oregon City Church of Christ, 335 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City 97045. fortheone.org/events/pastors-luncheon/
    6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection monthly dinner and program, Ma’s Restaurant, 2416 S. Santiam Hwy., Lebanon 97355. Theme is “Healthy Habits.”  Becky McMahon, a certified health and wellness coach from Albany, will give tips for good health.  Guest speaker Pat Abernathy of Madras, will speak about her hair-raising adventures in a talk titled “Close Calls.”  Music by singer Jen Justus of Lebanon.  $15. RSVP to 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
     9 to noon, noon to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m., Love Listens workshops sponsored by Alpha USA, at three different times and two different locations.  The morning session for youth leaders is at Westside: A Jesus Church, 10500 S.W Nimbus Ave. T, Portland 97223.  Cost is $25 and includes lunch.   The afternoon workshop is for church leaders and is at B4 Church, (Beaverton Foursquare) 13565 S.W. Walker Road, Beaverton 97005 and costs $30.  The evening session at Westside: A Jesus Church is free to the public. lovelistens.us/portland
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Veneta location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    Evening, Annual dessert fundraiser for Options Pregnancy Resource Centers of Linn and Benton counties, North Albany Community Church, 1273 N.W. West Thornton Lake Drive, Albany 97321. Featured speaker is TV actress Lauren Roman.  optionsprc.org
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
    Upward Trails ministry hike from Wahtum Lake to Indian Mountain near Mount Hood.  An initial  gentle hike of 2 miles, then a stiff climb of 2 more miles with 1,700-foot elevation gain, and then the option of another 2 miles with another 600-foot gain. 503-668-8950 or www.meetup.com/Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
    Women’s retreat sponsored by Laurel Community Church near Hillsboro, first of three consecutive days, Camp Tilikum, 15321 N.E. North Valley Road, Newberg 97132.  Speaker is Janet Baylis Gassman, counselor, author and radio show host. laurelchurch.com/womens-retreat-1
    Men’s retreat, first of three consecutive days, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, 18705 Hwy. 101 N., Rockaway Beach 97136.  Speaker is Stan Leach of California, president and founder of Equipping Leader Ministries, and new executive director of Evangelical Friends Mission. 503-355-2284 or www.twinrocks.org/adult-family-conferences/mens-retreat/
    Women’s conference with Susie Shellenberger, first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Shellen-berger is an ordained Nazarene minister and author of more than 40 books. Olivet Nazarene University named her “Woman of the Century” in 2000 and gave her with its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. She has been a keynote speaker for the Girls of Grace conferences with Point of Grace and she has also traveled as a keynote speaker for Rebecca St. James and ZOEgirl. 1-800-745-
    Evening, Back to School Event for all ages, Newberg Church of the Nazarene,  23177 Old Yamhill Road, Newberg 97132.  Outdoor games, food, a movie on the church lawn, and more. 503-538-2570.
    7 p.m.,  The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Molalla Christian Church, 223 E. Third St., Molalla 97038.   Free admission; freewill offering taken. theneedhams.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
    Upward Trails ministry hike at several lakes in the Indian Heaven area of southwest Washington.  About 8 miles total. 360-931-0624 or lewald33@comcast.net or www.meetup.com/Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Prineville location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    1 p.m., Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon, Valley View Church, 11501 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas 97015. Theme is “Pineapple Paradise.”  Cathy Rasley, owner of Hot Mama’s Espresso, will talk on the history of coffee and also share on “What Perks Up Your Life.”  Women attending encouraged to wear muumuus. $12. RSVP by Sept. 13 at  503-341-2221.
    1 to 5 p.m., Christian Heritage of the Northwest tour, in the Salem and mid-Willamette Valley areas.  Led by Vaughn Longanecker of Aloha, this looks at memorials that “testify of the true history of God’s Providential work in the Northwest.”  $4 for ages 13 and older, $14 for a family of four. Interested churches or organizations can book tours for other times as well. 503-709-0779 or vaughnlonganecker@gmail.com
    5 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., Into the Mystery Tour with Needtobreathe, Switchfoot and The New Respects, Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend 97702. www.ticketmaster.com/event/0F005A95AEC71388
    6 p.m., The Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert,  Merlin Community Baptist Church, 361 Galice Road, Merlin 97532. libertyquartet.com
    7 p.m. Cornerstone in concert, Silverton Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1159 Oak St., Silverton 97381.  Free admission; freewill offering accepted. 541-543-3766.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
    Back to Church Sunday. A nationwide campaign to encourage Americans to return to regular church attendance. Backtochurch.com
    11 a.m.,  The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Unionvale Countryside Church, 18727 S.E. Wallace Road, Dayton 97114.   Free admission; freewill offering taken. theneedhams.com
    2 p.m., Multicultural Music Festival, outside True Life Fellowship, 1895 N.W. 169th Place, Beaverton 97006.  Music by four different bands. Free food.  Bring folding chairs. Free admission.  503-702-7254 or allegroviolin@gmail.com
    5 p.m., The Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert,  New Life Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford 97504.. libertyquartet.com
    6 p.m., The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Carson Church of the Nazarene, 92 Dalen St., Carson, Wash. 98610. Free admission; freewill offering taken. theneedhams.com
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
    Starting at various times this week, Mid-Valley Women of Christ’s fall study, Elijah: Faith and Fire, with Priscilla Shirer, first of seven weekly sessions, at locations throughout the mid-Willamette Valley.   For details on dates and locations, go to MidValleyWomenofChrist.org
    Noon, 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  $150 per golfer includes lunch, golf fees, tee prize, Greek dinner and more. Scramble format for tournament.  Non-golfers still welcome to attend the 5:30 p.m. auction and then 6:30 p.m. dinner, for $65 for adults, $35 for ages 12 and younger.  greekopen.com
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of three consecutive days, Lakeview location to be announced. theextremetour.com
    7 p.m., The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Lafayette Community Church, 365 W. Third St., Lafayette 97127. Free admission; freewill offering taken. theneedhams.com
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
    8 a.m., First annual Oregon Ag Prayer Breakfast, on 180 acres of farmland, just off Exit 228 of Interstate 5, in Albany area. Featured speakers Wayne Cordeiro, a rancher and president of New Hope Christian College in Eugene, and Sonny Purdue, former governor of Georgia and former U.S. secretary of agriculture. Music by Bethel Mountain Band. Optional special sessions through the day related to the agriculture business.  Free admission.  RSVP:  www.oAGpb.com
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
    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. This year’s theme is “Just Pray.” syatp.com
    40 Days for Life, first of 40 consecutive days of peaceful and prayerful vigils outside abortion facilities nationally through Oct. 31, including in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Klamath Falls and Vancouver, Wash. 40daysforlife.com
    7 p.m. The Needhams in Southern Gospel concert, Life Spring Church, 9165 Portland Road N.E., Brooks 97305. Free admission; freewill offering taken. theneedhams.com
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
    Pastor and Spouse Retreat sponsored by the Oregon-Pacific District of the Church of the Nazarene, first of four consecutive days, location to be announced.  orpac.org/event/pastor-and-spouse-retreat/
    The Extreme Tour music and outreach event, first of two consecutive days, Klamath Falls location to be announced. theextremetour.
com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
    Men’s conference with JP Jones, first of  three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Jones is founding senior pastor of Crossline Church in Laguna Hills, Calif., and host of the radio program, Truth that Changes Lives, He is on the adjunct faculty of Biola University, teaching theology and Biblical studies.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    Pastor and Spouse Retreat sponsored by Oregon-Pacific Nazarene District, first of three consecutive days, Hallmark Resort, 744 S.W. Elizabeth St., Newport 97365. orpac.org/event/
pastor-and-spouse-retreat/
    7 p.m., Annual fundraising dessert for Pregnancy Resource Centers of Central Oregon, Eastmont Church, 62425 Eagle Road, Bend 97701. Theme is “A Night of Stories.”  Free admission. RSVP at 541-318-1949 or centraloregonforlife.org/dessert
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
    Upward Trails ministry hike in Cooper Mountain Nature Park in Washington County.  An easy outing of 3.8-miles with 390-foot elevation gain. 503-648-9267 or www.meetup.com/
Upward-Trails-Christian-hiking-Meetup-Group/events/
    7 a.m., Online training of marriage coaches sponsored by Vancouver, Wash.-based MarriageTeam, first day of two consecutive Saturday-Sunday weekends.  Saturday sessions start at 7 a.m. and Sunday sessions at 11 a.m.   marriageteam.org/coach-training-schedule/
    7 p..m.,  A Night for Advocacy, Oregon Right to Life’s annual dinner and auction, Holiday Inn, 3301 Market St. N.E., Salem 97301.  503-463-8563 or ortl.org
    7 p.m., CCMfriends Christian singles dance, Milwaukie Community Center, 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave., Milwaukie 97222. Couples also welcome with their partners. 503-319-1951 or ccmfriends.com
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
    Third annual National Voter Registration Sunday sponsored by My Faith Votes.  An effort to encourage churchgoers to register to vote. myfaithvotes.org
    4 p.m., The Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert,  Shoreline Community Church, 1251 Clark St. North Bend 97459.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
    7 p.m., Worship Nights tour with Pat Barrett in concert, Christian Life Center, 21720 US-20, Bend 97701. A worship leader based in Atlanta, Ga., Barrett is former singer/songwriter with the band Housefires, transparentproductions.com