ACS DISASTER RESPONSE TRAINING WEEKEND
March 29-30, 2014 • Grants Pass Adventist Church
Training team: Sam Pellecer, Dan Patchin, Dale Zigele and Cheri Corder Sabbath afternoon: It’s Coming-What We’re Facing: The Cascadia Peril It’s Coming–Get Ready! Personal Disaster Preparedness It’s Coming – Get Organized! Local Church DR Coordinator Training Sunday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (afternoon optional) Donations Operations Training COST: $30,includes lunch. To register ahead, call (503) 850-3555. This is a certification program to train disaster responders in the area of donations operations & warehouse management for Oregon Conference, and the NAD. Strike Team Training-A pre-trained team ready to respond anywhere in North America in 24 hours to set up a warehouse for Donations Operations.
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY SABBATH IN HILLSBORO
April 12, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm • Hillsboro Adventist Church
Pastor Greg Hamilton, President of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, will speak at the Hillsboro Adventist Church on April 12. Greg will present the Sabbath sermon (services begin at 11:00 am) as well as an afternoon lecture (around 2:00 pm) after a potluck lunch. All are welcome! The Hillsboro Adventist Church is located at 367 NE Grant Street in Hillsboro, Ore.
HANDS-ON GARDENING WORKSHOP
April 13-17, Sun 1:00-7:00 pm – Mon-Thur 6:00-8:00 pm • Vancouver Adventist Church
Learn secrets to a healthy garden as you participate in planting a garden with Lynn Hoag of SunCountryGardens.com. Learn to grow the most nutritious, tasty foods using methods given by inspiration over 100 years ago! A deal at $50 per person, $75 per couple/family....children really enjoy it! Bring your shovel and rake! $10 off when you bring your nonchurch member friend/neighbor! Includes supper on Sunday, and handouts.
RSVP early to reserve your place! Contact Marilyn Puccinelli at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-609-1461.
"HELL & MR. FUDGE" SCREENING
March 22, 6:00 pm • Hood View Church
“Hell and Mr. Fudge” the movie based on the true life story of well-respected author, and theologian Edward Fudge, will be shown in the Hood View Church sanctuary on Sabbath, March 22 at 6:00 pm. The movie is an inspirational account of a man who risked losing his family, friends and career over the simple question: “What is Hell?” Bring a friend and join us. The Hood View Adventist Church is located at 26775 SE Kelso Rd, Boring, Ore.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE PLANNED FOR DR. SLOOP
April 26, 3:00 pm • Yakima Adventist Church
Dr. Jay Sloop, Upper Columbia Conference’s health ministries director, disappeared in Ukraine nine months ago while helping Adventists in Kiev establish a lifestyle center in the Ukrainian capital. Dr. Sloop’s family announced this past week they plan to hold a “Celebration of a Life of Faith” service April 26 at 3:00 pm at the Yakima Adventist Church. Dr. Sloop has touched countless lives, both as a physician and as health ministries director.
MATT & JOSIE MINIKUS CONCERT IN EUGENE
March 22, 7:00 pm • Eugene Adventist Church
The Eugene Adventist Church is pleased to invite you to join Matt and Josie Minikus on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:00pm at 1275 Polk Street in Eugene (corner of 13th and Polk), for a FREE acoustic concert featuring a beautiful blend of vocals, guitar and piano, as well as many of their original songs. You will be taken with them on a journey through their music and stories into a deeper understanding of the love, faithfulness and beauty of God. To hear samples of their music, go to http://www.mattminikus.com/Music.html. For more information, please contact our church website at http://www.eugeneadventistchurch.org/.
"THE PROTEIN MYTH EXPOSED" FREE VEGAN COOKING CLASS
March 25, 6:30-8:30 pm • Eugene Adventist Church
The next offering in our FREE Vegan Cooking Class Series will be on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Eugene Adventist Church, 1275 Polk St., Eugene (corner of 13th and Polk). The Protein Myth Exposed with Chef Brian Igarta and Crystal DuBoyce. Many of us believe that high-protein foods must be the center of each meal plate. But did you know that a well-balanced truly vegetarian diet without the high protein food can be very beneficial for health? Join us for this fun and informational class where we not only share easy and delicious recipes, we’ll also share how foods can heal us and help us to be the healthiest we can be, plus skills and techniques for efficiency in the kitchen, and more. For more information, contact Crystal at 541-863-9706 (call or text) or email at veggiechefCD@aol.com.
RE-FRESH WEEKEND AT SUNSET LAKE CAMP
March 15, 10:00 am-4:00 pm • Sunset Lake Camp, Wilkeson, Wash.
Sunset Lake Camp (Wilkeson, Wash.) is excited to welcome Dwight K. Nelson to our first-ever RE-fresh weekend on March 15 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The retreat features inspiring music, children's programming, and powerful, Christ-centered preaching by Dwight Nelson. It’s like spring cleaning for the soul. The day will feature inspiring music from across the conference and powerful, Christ-centered preaching. Children’s programming will also be provided. Cabins are available to rent for those who would like to come early. Sabbath breakfast and lunch will also be provided at $10 per plate or participants can bring their own meals. The event is free of charge. Please RSVP by calling Sunset Lake at 360-829-0311.
"HELP! TECHNOLOGY IS INVADING MY HOME!"
March 15, 2:30 pm • Pleasant Valley Adventist Church
”Help! Technology is Invading My Home!” Today’s technology has a lot of benefits, but it’s also making it hard to protect kids from pornography, addictive games, and distorted social relationships. Some of the things parents are doing to protect kids may actually put the kids at risk even more. This seminar focuses on raising awareness, strengthening relationships, setting helpful boundaries, and creating teachable moments. Reduce the chance that your kids will be caught by the negatives of technology. Register today for this free seminar presented by Project PATCH happening on March 15, at 2:30 pm at the Pleasant Valley Adventist Church, located at 11125 SE 172nd Ave. in Happy Valley, Ore. Free childcare is provided. For more information, and to register, call: 503-658-2248.
NEW BEGINNINGS SEMINAR SERIES
March 13-16, 7:00 pm • Castle Rock Adventist Church
“New Beginnings” a 10 part life seminar will be presented at the Castle Rock Adventist Church beginning March 13 to 16, 2014, at 7:00 pm each night with additional nights to follow. “New Beginnings” is a dynamic multimedia seminar designed to answer questions you have asked all your life, i.e. “How to know the future”, “Signs you can’t ignore”, and “The great escape” etc. Our presenters will be F. Ben Moor and Bob Henricksen. The Castle Rock Adventist Church is located at 7531 Old Pacific Hwy. N. Castle Rock, Wash. For information call: Wanda 360-967-2165 or Jeanne 360-355-2549.
April 13-17, 2014 • Vancouver Adventist Church
Learn secrets to a healthy garden with Lynn Hoag of Sun Country Gardens, April 13-17. Grow nutritious foods year round using methods given by inspiration over 100 years ago. Invite your friends and neighbors! Sunday, the class will be 1:00-7:00 pm. Tuesday-Thursday, classes will be 6:00-8:00 pm. $50 per person, $75 per couple. Reserve your place with early registration. Contact Marilyn Puccinelli at email@example.com or call 360-609-1461.
KAY RIZZO SPEAKING AT THE ROCKWOOD WOMEN'S RETREAT
May 16-18, 2014 • Menucha Retreat Center, Corbett, Ore.
Kay Rizzo, a gifted, humorous speaker and a fantastic author, will be the guest speaker at the Rockwood Women's Retreat May 16-18, 2014. The retreat will be held at the Menucha Retreat Center, overlooking the Columbia Gorge, in Corbett, Oregon. The cost is $140 per lady. Delicious vegetarian meals will be furnished. To register please call 503-661-4100 (Rockwood Church) or 503-667-0230 (Shirley Jordan). Please register by March 31.
LINCOLN CITY SAFETY WORKSHOP
March 16, 9:30am-4:40pm • Lincoln City Adventist Church
Attend this safety workshop at the Lincoln City Adventist Church in LIncoln City, Ore. on March 16, from 9:30am-4:30pm. This safety wokshop is for everyone who works with children. It's free if you're a member of the Adventist churches in Lincoln City or Nestucca – but it's $20 for everyone else. To register call the church office at 541-994-6096.
NORTHWEST PRISON MINISTRY RETREAT
March 14-16, 2014 • Oregon Conference Holden Convention Center
For those who might have felt a divine nudge to join the volunteers who bring hope and joy to the incarcerated -- and for those who are faithfully going behind prison bars week after week who might need a boost, a refreshment, or a new idea -- come to the Northwest Prison Ministries Retreat, March 14-16 at the Oregon Conference Holden Convention Center. "I was in prison, and you visited Me." www.NWPrisonRetreat.evenbrite.com.
2014 OREGON MEN'S RETREAT
May 2-4, 2014 • Grove Christian Camp
Join us on May 2-4 at the beautiful Grove Christian Camp outside of Cottage Grove, Oregon for the annual Oregon Men's Retreat. Mike Tucker, Speaker/Director of Faith For Today will speak on "Your Identity In Christ." For more info or to register go to: http://orgcfamily.netadvent.org/2014-men
COOKING CLASSES AT GRANTS PASS
Beginning March 2, 2014 • Grants Pass Adventist Church
The Delicious Plant Food Cuisine (formerly known as CHIP Cooking Classes) will begin March 2nd, 2014. Classes will be located at the Better Living Center, 1360 NE 9th Street, Grants Pass, OR, unless otherwise designated. Prices are to be announced. Please call Marcella, 541-846-0654 or Rosie, 541-471-1325, for more information and to register. March 2, 2014 (3:00pm-5:30pm): Make-Ahead Pancake and Waffle Mixes (and Cereals). April 5, 2014 (3:00pm-5:30pm): Quick Veggie Sandwich Meals
Make-ahead veggie burgers for the freezer! May 4, 2014 (3:00pm-5:30pm): Simple Dinner "Meats" Dinner Meats, minus the meat! June 1, 2014 (3:00pm-5:30pm): Restaurant Event and Guest Speaker - Location TBA. July and August, 2014: Summer Break--No Classes! September 7, 2014 (3:00pm-5:30pm): Food Preservation: Freezing, Canning, Drying.
OREGON MEN'S CHORUS 20TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL CONCERTS
April 5, 3:30pm - 7:30pm • Sunnyside Adventist Church
Attend the Oregon Adventist Men’s Chorus 20th Anniversary Festival concerts – April 5 at the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 SE Market St., Portland, OR 97216. Two identical concerts at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required. Free tickets are available at www.oamc.org or call 503-410-6970 if you do not have internet access. Register early as seating is limited.
NORTHWEST PRISON MINISTRY RETREAT
March 14 - 16, Fri. 6:00 pm; Sab. 9:30 am - 6:00 pm; Sun. 9:30 am. • Holden Convention Center
For those who might have felt a divine nudge to join the volunteers who bring hope and joy to the incarcerated -- and for those who are faithfully going behind prison bars week after week who might need a boost, a refreshment, or a new idea -- come to the Northwest Prison Ministries Retreat. "I was in prison, and you visited Me." To register go to: www.NWPrisonRetreat.evenbrite.com. The Holden Convention Center is located at 19500 Oatfield Rd. Gladstone, OR 97027.
LOVE & RELATIONSHIP SEMINAR
February 15, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm • Gateway Adventist Church
Have you ever struggled with your relationships? On February 15 Gateway Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting a free two part seminar lead by Gary Parks on Love and Relationships. Gary will spend time looking at personalities and how that plays into our interactions in our relationships. Join us at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. with a free lunch provided.
WIDOW'S VALENTINE LUNCHEON
February 13, 12:00 pm • Spring Hill Country Club
Are you a widow? If you are, we hope you'll join us for our annual Valentine Luncheon, Thursday, February 13th at 12:00noon. In addition to a catered lunch, there will be a program designed just for you and if you register by January 31st your name will be entered in a special drawing. This year we are meeting at Spring Hill Country Club located at 155 Country Club Lane, in Albany. To register (or for more information), contact Tawny Sportsman at 541-367-4485. Mail your $15.00 check to her at 4908 Mimosa Circle, Sweet Home, OR 97386. If financial assistance is needed, let Tawny know when you register.