MARK LOWRY, a gospel singer, songwriter and comedian who was formerly with the Gaither Vocal Band, will perform at 7 p.m. at New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Portland. Tickets: http://www.itickets.com or 800-965-9324.
BARB BOSWELL, author of “Every Time I Turn Around, I Bump into God” and “Every Time I Turn Around, I Catch a Glimpse of God,” will speak at a ladies dessert at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 824 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. All women are invited. No registration necessary. There will be a free-will offering. 360-834-4201.
ST. ANDREW LUTHERAN CHURCH will install Matt Anderson, a vicar intern, during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. Anderson has been studying at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago and will serve at St. Andrew, 5607 N.E. Gher Road, for one year. 360-892-7160, http://www.salcvan.org.
COLUMBIA PASTORAL COUNSELING CENTER’S annual Interchurch Spring “Sundae” concert will begin at 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W. 39th St. Tickets are $6. The event is a fundraiser for Columbia Pastoral Counseling Center. Joan Hackett, 360-696-1615.
PASTOR APPRECIATION EVENT: Members of Community A.M.E. Zion Church will host a tribute to the Rev. Joyce M. Smith, senior pastor. The theme of the event is “A Charge to Keep and a God to Glorify.” The Rev. Earline Garrett of the Doers of the World Ministries International in New York, N.Y., will speak at the 11 a.m. June 12 worship service at Community A.M.E. Zion Church, 3605 E. 13th St. The Rev. T. Allen Bethel, pastor of Maranatha Church of God in Portland, will speak at 4 p.m. at Community A.M.E. Zion. 360-693-6549 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE BOOTH BROTHERS, who have been playing music worldwide since 1998, will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 16 at First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St. Tickets: advance, $16 at the church office; $18 at the door; children 12 and younger free. Special VIP tickets, including a reception with the band, $30. http://www.imcconcerts.com or http://www. theboothbrothers.com.
REAL CATHOLIC MEN CONFERENCE, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 400 S. Andresen Road. The featured speakers include the Rev. Larry Richards, Michael Cumbie and the Rev. Brian Mullady. The morning session includes confession, with a 5 p.m. vigil Mass concluding the day’s events. Tickets, $35, include a continental breakfast and deli lunch. Registration: http://www. realcatholicmen.com.