ST. ANDREW LUTHERAN CHURCH will welcome Brian Sakultarawattn as the guest speaker at a 9:45 a.m. forum at 5607 N.E. Gher Road. At age 19, Sakultarawattn suffered burns on 97 percent of his body and was given almost no chance of survival. He will speak and answer questions about how God is at work in his life. Read his story at http://ylcf.org/newattitude/4-2/faith-beyond-fire.htm. * 360-892-7160.
THE GLORY ROAD TRAVELER: Jerry Ott of Eugene, Ore., will be the special guest at the Woodland Gospel Jubilee at 6 p.m. at the Woodland Assembly of God, 360 Gun Club Road, Woodland. The jubilee is held on the third Sunday of the month, followed by a potluck of finger foods and desserts. * Brenda Sowers, 360-225-1803.
THE CLARK COUNTY CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL will feature three bands, the Kate White Band, the Volunteers and CenterCross, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the amphitheater at Columbia Adventist Academy, 11100 N.E,. 189th St., Battle Ground. Free tickets are available at Battle Ground First Independent Bank, Battle Ground Library, Riverview Bank in Battle Ground, Columbia Adventist Academy and Meadow Glade Church. * Gilda Ciraulo, 360-904-3259.
FRIENDS OF THE CARPENTER CONCERT FUNDRAISER: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the newly renovated Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St. Misty Mamas and Fadin’ by 9 will perform. Tickets for all ages, $10, are available at The Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St.; 2nd Chance Thrift Store, 3414 N.E. 53rd St.; Divine Consign, 904 Main St.; Beacock Music and Education Center, 1420 S.E. 163rd Ave., and at the door. * 360-750-4752.
HILLCREST NAZARENE CHURCH, 14410 N.W. 21st Ave., will feature William Harness in concert, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. * Jerry Bottemiller, 360-606-8335.
CIRCLE FOR PRESENCE, class and meditation practice, meets at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at First Congregational Church, 1220 N.E. 68th St. Donations accepted. * 360-693-1476.
OTHER CHURCH NEWS
ST. ANDREW LUTHERAN CHURCH: The Rev. Martha H. Maier will begin a three-month sabbatical with send-off blessings at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services. The sabbatical is funded by a grant from the Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment through the 2010 National Clergy Renewal Program. The church is at 5607 N.E. Gher Road. * 360-892-7160.