Events

Upcoming Featured Events

EVENT: FILM NOIR FESTIVAL & CONCERT
Mondays in January 2:00pm
Auditorium
Theo Burke introduces four classic films and performs in a concert with Band Noir.

EVENT: MLK DAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, January 13 2:00pm
Chapel
Alabama Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell speaks on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

TUESDAY COFFEE: MW PLAYERS & YOUTH VILLAGES
Tuesday, January 16 10:00am
Auditorium
Sean Suib and Andrew Grover join our regular coffee program to discuss the Robinswood and Intercept programs plus explore the possibilities for multi-generational connectivity.

TOUR: STONE CLIFF INN LUNCH
Wednesday, January 17 Departs PH 1:00pm
Nestled amid the old growth, in a backdrop of cliffs and huge basalt boulders, the majestic Stone Cliff Inn embodies the true spirit of the Oregon story. Executive Chef Briant Garcia has designed a menu that focuses on the best the Northwest has to offer.

LIFELONG LEARNERS: “A CONVERSATION WITH ICONS.”
Wednesday, January 17 2:00pm
Auditorium
Father Jon B Buffington’s icons are present in many parish churches and Roman Catholic establishments in Oregon and beyond. He did the icon of Mo”ther Mary Rose at Mary’s Woods. Learn about the meaning of iconography and more.

THE GOSPEL OF MARK
January 18 & 25 1:00pm
Pastoral Services Room
As we enter into a new Liturgical year featuring the Gospel according to Mark, learn more about what is sometimes called the Gospel of Suffering.

EXPRESSING YOURSELF THROUGH ART
Every Thursday, January 18 – February 22
10:00am – 2:00pm
Art Studio
Have you read the latest research about the beneficial effects creating art has on the well-being of older adults? Join our congenial, supportive group to experiment with various media and styles of artistic expression, including collage, watercolor to tempura painting, oil pastels, and markers. No artistic experience needed.

MUSIC IN THE WOODS: THE CHAMELEON WINDS
Sunday, January 21 2:00pm
Chapel
Music for every wind instrument in the orchestra, solo, duet, five at a time, you name it. The Chameleon Winds, led by flutist Abby Mages.

“IRENE, GOODNIGHT” & LEAD BELLY
Wednesday, January 24 3:00pm
Sandpiper Room
Who was Irene, and why was Lead Belly singing to her? Marshall Watkins discusses the storied past of Huddie W. Lead Belly. JH

POET ROBERT BURNS’ BIRTHDAY PARTY
Thursday, January 25 2:00pm
Auditorium
Please join us to celebrate the birthday of famous Scottish poet Robert Burns with a special event featuring speaker Robina Brown, live bagpipe music, and light refreshments.

CARE FILM VIEWING
Friday, January 26 3:00pm
Auditorium
The acclaimed Care documentary pulls back the curtain on the poignant and largely hidden world of in-home elder care

TOUR: LIVE FROM THE MET PRESENTS “TOSCA”
Saturday, January 27 Departs PH 9:00am
David McVicar’s new production will mark the third time Puccini’s masterpiece is put on HD. This time Kristine Opolais and Vittorio Grigolo star in the work with Bryn Terfel as the villanous Scarpia. Andris Nelsons conducts.

TOUR: MOCHISUKI
Sunday, January 28 Departs PH 11:00am
Taiko drumming, dance and storytelling are only a few of the things you can experience at Portland’s Mochitsuki Celebration. Experience the joy of celebrating community while enjoying great foods, performers and resources of the Japanese American community.

GERMAN CLUB “BIRD SONG” & HONESTTEA CONVERSATION
Tuesday, January 30 10:00am
Auditorium
Let’s continue the conversation we started in November about celebrating age through creativity as we use Honest Tea lid phrases to ask life’s big and little questions.

SERIES EVENTS

THE NEW SPIRITUAL EXERCISES OF ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, December – May
9:15am, Pastoral Services Room
We will be using the book The New Spiritual Exercises in the Spirit of Teilhard de Chardin by Louis Savary as our guide.

COLORING & WINE
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, January 7:30pm
Sandpiper Room
Kick off your New Years’ Resolutions by bringing a friend with you to an evening of coloring and good conversation.

MEN’S FAITH SHARING
2nd & 4th Thursdays 8:00am
Sandpiper Room
The bimonthly Men’s Faith Sharing Group consists of men from a variety of faith and non-faith expressions.

PARABLES OF WORLD RELIGIONS AND OUR STORIES, TOO
Saturdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27 11:00am
SNJM Foyer
Learn about the stories that have shaped the lives of spiritual communities around the world.