Religion calendar



Clark County


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. An offering will be taken. * Lois O’Connor, 360-442-9470 or


CLASSIC GOSPEL SONS will perform at 5 p.m. today, followed by a potluck, at Pleasant View Community Church, 14756 Lewis River Road, Ariel. The Gospel Sons will also perform at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, at Amboy Church of the Nazarene, 22200 N.E. Chelatchie Road, Amboy, and at 6 p.m. Sunday at Clover Valley Community Church, 312 Lewis River Road, Woodland. A free-will offering will be taken at the concerts.

ARTHUR BLESSITT will deliver a message of faith at 6 p.m. today and 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday at Living Hope Church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road. Since 1968, Blessitt has been a traveling Christian preacher known for carrying a cross through every nation of the world. *, 360-944-3905.


COUNSELING CENTER FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W. 39th St., for Columbia Pastoral Counseling Center. Unitarian, Lutheran and Methodist choirs will sing in a mass choir. Ice cream sundaes will be served. Tickets, $7, may be reserved at 360-696-1615 or purchased at the door. *

VICARS TO EXCHANGE PULPITS at St. Andrew and St. Paul Lutheran churches. On Sunday, Matt Anderson, who is serving a one-year internship at St. Andrew, 5607 N.E. Gher Road, will speak at 10 a.m. at St. Paul, 1309 Franklin St. Becca Ajer, intern at St. Paul, will speak at 8:30 and 11 a.m. at St. Andrew. * St. Andrew,, 360-892-7160; St. Paul,, 360-693-3531.

ENNEAGRAM WORKSHOP: Abundant Life Center will present a class by the Rev. Suzan Hill on Buddhism, 1 to 4 p.m., Quality Inn conference center, 7001 N.E. Highway 99. Rev. Hill is the interim guilding minister at the Center. Suggested donation, $15. Abundant Life Center is a congregationally led, independent New Thought spiritual community. * Register: 360-695-0211;


THE LIVING WELL CHURCH will have its first evening weekend services at 6 p.m. April 21 at New Tradition Homes, 11815 N.E. 113th St., No. 110. The church is a kingdom focused church. Brian Daehn, senior leader and pastor, said the church’s vision is reviving, restoring and reaching. Daehn, a former full-time professor at Portland Bible College and leader at City Bible Church, recently started Living Well. * 360-831-2571 or

DEMOCRACY WORKSHOP, 3-5 p.m. April 22 at Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, 4505 E. 18th St. Paul Cienfuegos, author and community organizer, will speak. Event sponsored by Community Rights Vancouver. *

PASTOR ERIC WANGEN-HOCH, who began Living Stones prison ministry at Washington Correction Center in Shelton, will preach at 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 22 worship services at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5607 N.E. Gher Road. He will also lead a forum about his unique ministry following the worship services. *, 360-892-7160.

ONE-DAY RETREAT: “Man Up, To Stand Up,” open to all men and women, is sponsored by the Friends of the Carpenter local ministry, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 at The Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St. W. Paul Young, author of “The Shack,” will speak. Registration fee, $20-$25, includes lunch. * Reservations by April 23: 360-750-4752.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM, 4 p.m. April 29 at Community A.M.E. Zion Church, 3605 E. 13th St. The sixth-annual Jennie T. Kemp Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to provide assistance to qualifying applicants to attend an institute of higher learning or vocational training. The Rev. LeRoy Haynes, pastor of Allen Temple C.M.E. Church in Portland will be speaker. The Rev. J.W. “Matt” Hennessee, pastor of Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church of Portland, will present the scholarships. Tax deductible contributions of $50 (check or money order) may be made to the Jennie T. Kemp Memorial Scholarship Fund. * Gail Thomas, 360-433-8290.