CLASSIC GOSPEL SONS will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. at North Lake Church, 500 S.E. Everett Road, Camas. An offering will be taken. * 360-834-2291.WOODLAND CHRISTIAN CHURCH will welcome the Classic Gospel Sons in concert at 6 p.m. at 430 Buckeye St., Woodland. An offering will be taken. * 360-225-8388.
FRIENDS OF THE CARPENTER will sponsor An Evening with W. Paul Young, author of “The Shack,” at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5607 N.E. Gher Road. Young released a new book “Cross Roads” November 2012. Admission is free; an offering will be taken. * 360-750-4752.
THE HOPPERS, an award-winning family group, will be in concert at 7 p.m. at First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St. The group has been entertaining audiences around the world for 55 years and were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2012. * 360-584-1611.
A CHRISTIAN CLASSIC ROCK BAND, PureFusionBand, will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 22 at Clark County Christian Center, 5411 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Admission is free for the all-ages concert. * 360-828-4158.
THE CHURCH AT PROEBSTEL is having Vacation Bible School for youth ages 3 through students who have completed fifth grade, from 9 a.m. to noon June 24-28 at 18702 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. The theme is “Sky’s the Limit.” * Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A WORKSHOP designed to create a space where Sikh teenagers are given the tools to understand Sikh history and the foundations of its traditions, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22 at 3600 O St. The workshop, “Teenagers in America,” is hosted by the Guru Ramdass Sikh Community of Vancouver and Portland. The workshop is intended to be a safe and welcoming place for teens to ask questions and feel heard. In the afternoon, “Inspiring Gurmat in your Lives,” especially relevant for young families, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. * Bahadur Singh, 503-559-8233 or email@example.com.
THE REV. KENNETH CAMPBELL of St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Camas will lead members of First, Cascades, East Woods and Columbia Presbyterian Churches and St. John’s Presbyterian in Camas, in a ground blessing of Churches in Partnership Community Garden at 2 p.m. Sunday June 23 at the Clark County Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th Street. The produce raised by volunteers from the five churches and community members will be distributed through the Clark County Food Bank and local food pantries.
THE REV. RICK JAECH, pastor of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, was elected bishop of the Southwestern Washington Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in early June in Tacoma. Jaech will serve a six-year term that oversees nearly 90 congregations and worshiping groups from south of Seattle to the Oregon border, and from the Cascades to the Pacific beaches. Jaech has led Our Savior since 1987.