SUSAN HEDLUND from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland will speak at 6:30 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, 7708 N.E. 78th St. in Vancouver. Hedlund, an author who has worked in health care for 30 years, will discuss "the complexities of hope, despair and resilience in coping with cancer diagnosis and the treatment of cancer." Hedlund is the manager of patient and family services at OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute. 360-256-9711.
ABUNDANT LIFE CENTER will host the Rev. Noel McInnis, field minister for emerging initiatives at New Thought Center for Spiritual Living in Lake Oswego, Ore., at Abundant Life Center, Quality Inn Conference Center, 7001 N.E. Highway 99. McInnis will speak and hold a class about understanding dreams from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. http://www.my-ALC.com, 360-695-0211.
JANUARY BONE MARROW DRIVE, "Be the Match Event — The Power to Save a Life," 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Crossroads Community Church, 7708 N.E. 78th St. The program will try to match donors with patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, sickle-cell diseases and other life-threatening diseases that require a bone marrow transplant. Donors with diverse racial or ethnic backgrounds are especially needed. Mark Burright, 360-713-7085.
PLEASANT VIEW CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE will welcome Steven Fletcher and The Classic Gospel Sons for revivals at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27-29 at 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-8187.
the Rev. Ruth Miller will speak on the eight steps for self-healing from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Abundant Life Center, Quality Inn Conference Center, 7001 N.E. Highway 99. Suggested donation is $15. 360-695-0211 or http://www.my-ALC.com
YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION FORUM will feature Mary Jadwisiak of the Clark and Cowlitz counties youth suicide prevention program, 7-8 p.m. Jan. 30 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5607 N.E Gher Road. Jadwisiak also will lead a question and answer session. http://www.salcvan.org, 360-892-7160.
LEWIS RIVER LIFE HOPE MINISTRY benefit concert will feature the Classic Gospel Sons at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at Woodland Christian Church, 430 Buckeye St., Woodland. 360-606-6726.
LINFIELD COLLEGE CHOIR will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1309 Franklin St. The 40-voice choir has toured the western U.S., Canada, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, China and Southeast Asia and will leave for Costa Rica after the local concert. An offering will be taken. http://www.stpaulvancouver.com, 360-693-3531.