SEAVIEW, Wash. — The Lower Columbia Worship Group of the Society of Friends (Quaker) meets at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Peninsula Church Center Fireside Room (south building), 5000 N Place, in Seaview. This is a “silent” (unprogrammed) worship group. All are welcome to visit and participate. For information, call 503-895-7474.

CANNON BEACH — Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 E. Washington St., holds an Evensong service at 6 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month. All are welcome.

Evensong features Wes Warhmund (guitar, flute and clarinet) and meditative songs, Psalms, readings, candlelight and time for quiet reflection.

For information, call the church at 503-436-1222.

SEASIDE — The South County Interfaith Partnership meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Pig ’N Pancake, 323 Broadway in Seaside, to foster better understanding among faith practitioners and to nurture one another in spirit. All faiths are welcome. For information, call Ann Souvenir at 503-738-0200.

CLATSKANIE — The Great Vow Zen Monastery, located at 79640 Quincy-Mayger Road in Clatskanie, is holding a “Transforming the Inner Critic” retreat from 5 p.m. Jan. 30 to 1 p.m. Feb. 1.         

During this workshop Buddhist and psychological teachings are used to see this voice more clearly. There are guided meditations, group discussions and interactive exercises. Attendees learn tools to help transform the relationship to the Inner Critic, bringing it back into balance without losing its discriminating wisdom.

The cost is $150 ($120 for Zen Community of Oregon; a $75 reduced rate available to those in need) plus donation.

For details, call 503-728-0654 or email Register online at

The St. Mary, Star of the Sea parish will have two special events in support of the Philippine people, whose country suffered the loss of over 7,300 people due to severe flooding caused by typhoons and tropical storms. A Mass for healing is being held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by rosary and benediction at 3 p.m. Pope Francis is in pilgrimage to the Philippines from Jan. 15-19 to offer his support and comfort.

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the first Monthly Parish Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. Monday in St. Mary, Star of the Sea Auditorium, 1411 Grand Ave. The movie is “The Lion King.” Movie Night was postponed a week due to the Jan. 12 National Championship football game between the University of Oregon and Ohio State.

The Pacific Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is holding a service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the First Congregational Church, 820 Alameda Ave. The Rev. Kit Ketcham is delivering a sermon, “Deeds, Not Creeds.”

Arline LaMear is the lay leader, Emily and Bob Nelson are providing refreshments and are greeters, and Coralie Crayne is helping with the children. 

For information, call 503-338-6883 or go to