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April 2019

Portland CROP Hunger Walk

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
First Christian Church, 1314 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97201 United States
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CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. The Portland CROP Walk benefits EMO's Northeast Emergency Food Program and Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon, with 25 percent of the proceeds shared by the two programs, and 75 percent of the proceeds are used by Church World Service to fight hunger across the United States.…

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May 2019

SoulShop: Ministering to Faith Communities Affected by Suicide

May 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
West Portland United Methodist Church, 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97219 United States
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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Oregon chapter is sponsoring a Soul Shop™ suicide prevention training. This one-day training provides core guidance for faith leaders to respond to suicidality and other impacts of desperation in their communities. This training is appropriate for those who lead a faith community (e.g., Pastor, Rabbi, Imam, Deacon, Minister) or those who are in a leadership or teaching role with members of a faith community (e.g., youth minister, spiritual teacher). It is also appropriate for…

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Bridging Cities, Building Collaboration (Trauma Informed Care Training Conference)

May 14 @ 8:00 am - May 16 @ 5:00 pm
Portland First Church, 6100 SW Raab Rd
Portland, Oregon 97221
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$125 – $175

Imagine if we understood the challenges our youth and young adults face today. Imagine if people felt safe enough in our churches to share about the pain of their past abuse and trauma. Imagine if the church was known and trusted as a healthy place for healing. This conference is designed for pastors, ministry leaders, and survivors with sessions such as “Elephants in the Church- Introducing subjects we don’t normally talk about in church,” “Understanding Trauma,” “Girl Empowerment,” “Empowering Young…

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Concert Fundraiser for AFSC Project Voice: Music for Immigrant Justice

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 168 NE 8th Ave
Hillsboro, Oregon 97214 United States
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$20 – $25

Enjoy an evening of energizing music while supporting Project Voice, the immigrant rights program of the American Friends Service Committee. This program helps communities in Oregon and Washington create Rapid Response Teams and provides Know Your Rights trainings that empower immigrants to protect themselves and advocate for just immigration policies during these fearful and uncertain times. Come learn more about the critical work of this program and the communities it serves, and listen to great music by Samuel Davila &…

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“The Future of Our Oceans” with Dr. Sylvia Earle, 2019 Visiting SAGE Event

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Portland State University Viking Pavilion, 930 SW Hall St,
Portland, Oregon 97201 United States
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Global oceans champion Dr. Sylvia Earle will speak about the future of our oceans as the 2019 Visiting SAGE. Popularly called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, she is an inspiration to millions as a hero for the planet. Dr. Earle will speak about the world’s oceans as the source of all life, why they’re in peril from pollution, over-use and climate change, and how we can be a part of an all-out effort to…

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Annual Interfaith Discussion,”The Spring Holidays: Resurrection, Rebirth & Remembrance”

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 N.W. Flanders St.
Portland, Oregon 97209 United States
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Dean Nathan LeRud of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Rabbi Cahana of Temple Beth Israel, and The Rev. Msgr. Patrick Brennan of St. Mary's Cathedral will join together for their annual interfaith discussion of the spring holidays in the Christian and Jewish traditions. Free and open to the public!

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June 2019

A Disarming Spirit: The Life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Andrew Catholic, 806 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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This free forum will include reading and conversation with the author, Frank Fromherz, on his book, A Disarming Spirit: The Life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen. Books will be available for sale and signing by the author. Learn more about the book: https://www.carroll.edu/event/fromherz-life-archbishop-raymond-hunthausen

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Our Children’s Trust: Rally to Support Climate Justice

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Directors Park, 815 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Please note that due to a time change of the hearing, the Interfaith Service preceding the rally has been cancelled and the Rally will now start at 1:30 p.m. Join us for a rally for Juliana v. United States Youth Plaintiffs! The youth are suing the federal government, seeking justice through court-ordered actions to mitigate the climate crisis and to prevent climate catastrophe. The Ninth Circuit Court will be hearing their case on June 4. Our Children’s Trust is expecting…

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Free Trip to Egypt Film Screening: #PledgeToListen Day of Unity

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

On June 12, "Free Trip to Egypt" opens nationwide for a one-day-only-event in 500 theaters across in the United States for our #PledgeToListen Day of Unity. The screening will be followed by a telecast live-panel discussion from Washington DC featuring Tarek Mounib, politicians, and thought leaders. The timely new documentary follows the journey of Tarek Mounib (a Canadian-Egyptian Muslim) who decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. He travels across the United States to find Americans…

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Collaborating in Care: Ministry and Mental Health in Portland

June 14 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2201 SW Vermont St.
Portland, Oregon 97219 United States
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The Collaborating in Care: Ministry and Mental Health training day aims to bring together area clergy and mental health professionals to consider ways to better collaborate in caring for Veterans and persons with mental health issues. Presenters and select video clips of clergy, mental health professionals, and Veterans will be used to help prompt large and small group discussion, with interactive discussion and activities accounting for most of the training day. Objectives include: • Increasing collaboration between clergy and mental…

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