Classes and Activities: All courses, meetings and classes are donation supported.
Donations are appreciated, but not required. Transportation info: You Can Get Here 1.21.15
All are welcome to attend, if registration is required it is mentioned per class or group.
New at headquarters office in Beaverton CONNECTIONS GROUP, Tuesdays, Begins February 2, 5:30-7 P.M. Teresa Stroup.
The Connections group will cover a variety of topics that will promote emotional healing and learning to increase our ability to connect to ourselves, each other and the people we love and live with.
COUNSELOR & SAMARITAN CORE TRAINING, Saturdays, February 6, 10-12:30 & Feb 20 & March 5, 9-1:30, Kathy L., et. al.
Feb 6: Community Self Care Morning. We will have a light brunch and time for conversation centered around our Samaritan and counseling work. We may have some music. We will have some prayer for each other, our families, those we help and expressions of gratitude. This time is open to everyone involved in Samaritan and counseling work.
Feb 20: Teresa and Bethany Stroup will teach on children and family counseling.
March 5: More info to follow
Headquarters Office in Beaverton BIBLE CLASS: OLD TESTAMENT AND POTLUCK DINNER,Wednesdays, January 6- March 9, 2016, Mark your calendars!
We are going to be amazed at the Hebrew Scriptures. For ten weeks, beginning Wed. Jan. 6, we will meet for a potluck at 6:05. Then the scriptures will come alive through many eyes. This is a never to be missed class. Friday night, February 17th,. we will tour and attend services at Neveh Shalom Synagogue. Have you ever heard a Cantor teach the book of Psalms? Have you studied the depth of Job. This will be a joy of growth and a depth of learning.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton, CIRCLE OF SECURITY, January 12 – February 23, 2016 Tuesdays 6:15-7:45 p.m., with Sandra W.
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. Check out this intro: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW2BfxsWguc
Please call to register at 503-644-2339. Donations accepted.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton HEALING MIRACLES/SAMARITAN TRAINING in 2015 Elsa Jane. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dec 7, 2015; Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 7, 2016;
Saturday, 9:30 – 11:30 am, Jan 23, Feb 27, Mar 28, 2016
Experience the healing miracles of Jesus in a new way; it’s transformational! Donations Accepted.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton “I Want to Find a Job” Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday, March 3, 4, 7, 8, 9:30 a.m. – Noon,
this workshop fills early. Taught by Pam Gross, Founder of CareerMakers
Pam has 20 years of experience teaching and coaching people in career transitions and job searching. Move away from anxiety to “I wonder what the possibilities could be?” Register today – Class is limited to 12 people for effective participation and learning. Register via phone 503 644 2339 or via E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A donation of $10 is requested to cover the cost of the materials you will be using in the course. Call 503-644-2339.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS (DBT) March 3, 10, 17, 24:
- Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:45 am Rick C.
- Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Rick C.
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) April 7, 14, 21,28; 10:15-11:45 a.m.
- Thursday mornings 10:15-11:45 AM Rick C.
- Thursday evenings 6:00-7:30PM, Kathy P.
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).
Headquarters Office in Beaverton BIBLE TEACHER TRAINING: March 19, 2016 9:00am – 1:00pm Bettie. All ages are welcome, and new people are encouraged to attend this highly interactive class. GSM’s call is teaching the Bible in such a way that it inspires 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! meets every other month, on the 3rd Saturday.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton DISTRESS TOLERANCE (DBT), future dates to be determined
- Thursdays 10:15-11:45 a.m.
- Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m.
- Training which 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.
- Donations accepted.
On-going Headquarters Office in Beaverton HEALTHY MOVES, 7:00 – 8:00pm first and third Thursdays beginning in January, 2016. Silke De Oca. We are slowing down and listening. Our focus will be on our breathing, senses, hands & feet. This class is appropriate for all levels of physical ability.
second and fourth Thursdays
Jan 28: Postponed due to a schedule conflict at GSM
future speakers to be announced.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton LISTENING FOR SUCCESS: COMMUNICATIONS/BOUNDARIES, LITE, future dates tbd
Fri, 6 –9p.m. & Sat, 9a.m. – 4p.m., Rick Collins.
This intensive course will help you become better listeners, identify your boundaries, or lack of boundaries, and enable you to say what you mean, and mean what you say.
Highly recommended for ALL people who want to improve relationship and communication skills. Bring a friend! Donations accepted.
To learn more about Samaritan / Counselor Trainings:
Training Videos: Click You-tube icon at the top of this page for training from 2011 – present.
Please go to this link for videos prior to 2011: www.youtube.com/user/GoodSamTeaching/video
See On-going Classes Page:
Headquarters Office in Beaverton DEPRESSION COPING GROUP, Mondays, On-Going, 6:30-8:30, Janet F. Learn coping mechanisms,
Headquarters Office in Beaverton ABUSE RECOVERY GROUP, Tuesdays, 6-8 pm , Kathy L., (On-Going)
Headquarters Office in Beaverton LIFE-GIVING FELLOWSHIP & GROUP Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Laura Fribbs.
See Events and On-Going Classes pages for much more info!
Call 503 644 2339 with questions.
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Headquarters Office in Beaverton 7929 SW Cirrus Drive Building 23 Beaverton, OR 97008 Phone: 503 644 2339
As of Dec 14, 2015, call re: temporary office location Phone: 360 566 0146
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