Classes and Activities: All courses, meetings and classes are donation supported. Donations are accepted, but not required. Call 503 644 2339 with questions.
See Calendar and On-Going Classes pages for much more info!
*Vancouver Office: Holy Yoga, Tuesday evenings, November 12, 19, 26; 4:30-5:30 PM; Julie Bizer
*Vancouver Office: Restoring Marriages Class, Tuesday evenings, 6-8 PM; November 12, 19, 26, Kevin and Julie Bizer
*Vancouver Office: Couples Counseling Group, Tuesday evenings, 5-9 PM, On-going. Starts December 3; Kevin and Julie Bizer.
The group will not meet on December 24 or 31.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS (DBT), Thursdays, November 7, 14, 21, December 5,
- 10:15-11:45 a.m. Heather Harrison
- 6-7:30 p.m. Steve Rogers, MFT.
The goals of Interpersonal Effectiveness training include 1) Objectiveness Effectiveness:
meeting your objectives or goals in a situation; 2) Relationship Effectiveness: getting or keeping a good relationship; and 3)
Self-Respect Effectiveness: Keeping or improving self-respect and liking yourself.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton EMOTION REGULATION (DBT), Thursdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24
- Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Rick C.
Emotion Regulation training includes: 1) Understanding the emotions you experience (identify emotions & understand what emotions do for you); 2) Reducing emotional vulnerability (decrease negative vulnerability & increase positive emotions); and 3) Decreasing emotional suffering (let go of painful emotions/change painful emotions).
- Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:45 am Heather H.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton TEACHER TRAINING: BIBLE Saturday, December 21, 9:00am – 1:00pm Bettie.
All ages are welcome, and new people are encouraged to attend this highly interactive class. Bettie’s greatest call is teaching the Bible in such a way that it inspired a radical, intimate relationship with the living God. The goal of this class is to train others to teach the Bible in a passionate and interactive manner. Bring a friend!
CIRCLE OF SECURITY PARENTING PROGRAM, Sandra W. LCSW
Headquarters Office in Beaverton (In English) Tuesdays, January 7 – February 25, 6:15-7:45
This series of eight classes is a parenting program for caregivers of infants, toddlers and young children through age 10. Develop observational skills to identify new options to help manage emotions and enhance the quality of relationships; gain tools for increasing children’s feelings of safety and security. The class will be limited to 10 people. (No Childcare)
Call for more information: (In Spanish) – Instructor and Location to be determined on Tuesdays, January 7 – February 25, 6:15-7:45;
Headquarters Office in Beaverton DISTRESS TOLERANCE (DBT), Thursday, February 6, 13, 20, 27;
- 10:15-11:45a.m. Rick C./Heather H.
This training will help you develop skills for tolerating painful events when you cannot make things better right away. Skills include distraction, self-soothing, improving the moment, and listing pros and cons.
- 6-7:30 p.m. Steve Rodgers, MFT.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton ABUSE RECOVERY GROUP, Mondays or Tuesdays, 6-8 pm
Meghan M., Kathy L., (On-Going)
Judgment drops at the door as you experience being “real” with one another. These groups foster in-depth sharing and changing of lifetime patterns, such as co-
dependency. You will learn how to move out from being a victim, abuser, or enabler. Come and experience powerful interactions with
LAY COUNSELOR/MENTOR SAMARITAN TRAINING
Beaverton Office Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm Kathy Lane. (Not the first Wednesday of the month)
Vancouver Office Mondays beginning September 9th 4:30 – 6:30pm
This training is for people who are currently Lay Counselors at GSM or other ministries/churches, and also for those who are interested in becoming Lay Counselor or Mentors. This training will help you with topics like Marriage Counseling, Depression, Lay Counseling Practicum, and Forgiving. Learn how to empower yourself and others with Kingdom teaching that is life-changing and interactive.
Helvetia Christmas Tree Farm
12814 NW Bishop Rd Hillsboro OR 97124 Tel 503-647-5858
Opening Hours: 2013 SEASON Nov 29th 2013 The area’s favorite Christmas tree farm will be open the day after Thanksgiving.
Fri 9am – 4pm; Sat 9am -4pm; Sun 9am -4pm
Sam’s Attic Eclectic Thrift Shop
Hours: Thu-Fri 10 am – 3 pm Sat 11 am – 4 pm
8123 SE 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Headquarters Office in Beaverton
7929 SW Cirrus Drive Building 23
Beaverton, OR 97008
Phone: 503 644 2339
Xchange Recovery Center
Location address: 7735 Highway 99
Vancouver, Washington 98665
Phone: 360 566 0146