April 2 religion briefs
Free art festival April 13
River Street Church of God is hosting a free art festival from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 13. All ages, levels and art forms are welcome. To register, visit rscog.squarespace. com or call 503-538-4117.
NCC offering annual marriage class
Newberg Christian Church is offering Dynamic Marriage, a nine-week interactive course, beginning Thursday at 7 p.m. The course is designed to help couples deepen and strengthen their marriages. Unlike many other marriage classes, its distinctive format encourages couples to break through barriers to intimacy, not just talk about them. The skills learned are applicable to any marriage, struggling or strong. For more information, call 503-538-3104 or visit newbergcc.org.
Kids Day Out set for April 5
Faith in Action is holding Kids Day Out, a respite care event for families caring for a child ages 3-11 with disabilities or chronic health conditions, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Joan Austin Elementary School. For more information, including registration forms, call Deana Vanden Hoek at 503-537-1471, email her at deana.vandenhoek@ providence.org or visit www. faithinactionnewberg.org.
Mission camps open house set for April 5
World Venture Camps, the new umbrella name for Kids Missions Camp and Family Missions Camp, is inviting families and friends to an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Camp Tilikum. Participants will explore a variety of games, crafts, music and international snacks during a simulated world tour of countries and cultures. Participants are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy time outdoors. Families will also have the opportunity to register for Family Missions Camp, which will be held at Tilikum July 18-20. For more information, call 503-554-0382 or visit www.world venturecamps. com.