COUNTRY GOSPEL JUBILEE, 6:30 p.m. at the Holiness Association Campground, Northeast Covington Road at 107th Avenue, with hosts Bill and Lois O’Connor and special guest Alvin Jones. An offering will be taken. * Lois O’Connor, 360-442-9470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIRCLE FOR PRESENCE, class and meditation practice, meets at 6:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 1220 N.E. 68th St. Donations accepted. * 360-693-1476.
MARRIAGE SEMINAR: “Laugh your Way to a Better Marriage” will be 7-10 p.m. Sept. 9 and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Memorial Lutheran Church, 2700 E. 28th St. The video seminar from Laugh your Way America presents the best of Pastor Mark Gungor’s live seminars. Cost is $35 per couple or $18 single. * 360-334-0465 or 360-695-7501.
THE FIRST RESURRECTION MEETING, 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Community A.M.E. Zion Church, 3605 E. 13th St. The Resurrection Substance Abuse Program was created in 1993 at Allen Temple C.M.E. to address the epidemic of drug abuse in the community at large. Resurrection’s motto is “Staying Clean Is Not Enough.” * Reginald Steen, 360-773-2098.
COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN CHURCH will have a block party, noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at 907 N.W. 99th St. Free food includes hot dogs and hamburgers, snow cones and cotton candy. There will be a raffle, carnival games, a clothing closet, school supplies and live music by The ReFormed. * http://www.columbiachristianchurch.org, 360-574-4393.
MEMORIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2700 E. 28th St., will have special music and a message, with emphasis on recovery and forgiveness, remembering 9/11 at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sept. 11. * 360-695-7501, ext. 10.
OPEN HOUSE MINISTRIES will have a free community block party and barbecue, 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15, at 900 W. 12th St. The family shelter is partnering with the Rotary Club of Greater Clark County and other organizations to raise awareness of homelessness. Neverclaim will play from 5-6 p.m., followed by Beat Frequency from 6-7 p.m. Open House Ministries is a 107-bed, privately funded, faith-based shelter for homeless families. * Lucy, 360-737-0300.
WOMEN’S CONNECTION, 6:45 p.m. Sept. 16 and 9:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Liberty Bible Church of the Nazarene, 12401 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Diane Moore, host of Christian radio program “Parent Talk” will speak. Tickets are $35, $25 for ages 11-18. Two meals are included in ticket price. * 360-574-9302.