Religion calendar



Clark County


ARTISTS RECEPTION, 5 to 9 p.m., Starting Grounds Church, 203 S. Parkway Ave., Battle Ground. Reception includes live music, mochas and cookies. Exhibit features a variety of works by artists from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sundays through Oct. 15.

FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES, provided by Activate Church, at a summer block party, 10 a.m. to noon at Torque Coffee Roasters, 501 Columbia St. Other activities include free haircuts, face painting, balloons and free coffee.


ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH is welcoming a new pastor. The Rev. W.R. Harris graduated from Washington State University with a degree in sociology. In 1973, Harris attended St. Thomas the Apostle Seminary in Kenmore and was ordained a priest in 1978. Prior to moving to Vancouver, Harris has been pastor at St. Mark Parish in Shoreline since 2006. St. James is at 218 W. 12th St. 360-693-3052.



OUTDOOR SERVICE, 10:30 a.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 161 Lutheran Church Road. Guest speaker will be Father Tim Iistowanohpataakiiwa of the Blackfoot Tribe. A potluck follows the service and traditional Indian food, including salmon, will be provided. 509-427-5972.