ONLINE OR VIRTUAL EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3
10 to 11 a.m., Living Waters of Hope presents a webinar, “Safely Helping Women During a Separation,” first of two consecutive weekly sessions. Today’s session will include issues relating to the woman who is leaving an unsafe husband, and the second one will include the new patterns of controlling behavior by abusive husbands. The goal is to equip and give confidence to support people in faith communities “as they seek to help our wounded sisters.” Viewable at livingwatersofhope.org. For more information, phone 503-550-3248.
FRIDAY, MARCH 5
Virtual Pure Desire Groups Conference, first of two consecutive days. Sponsored by Troutdale-based Pure Desire Ministries. For anyone who wants to create an effective group experience that helps men and women break free from unwanted sexual behaviors, process trauma, and heal from betrayal. $59. In-person attendance also available for up to 40 people maximum. Puredesire.org
6:45 p.m. North Pacific Union of Seventh-day Adventists’ 2021 Virtual Children’s Ministry Expo, first of two consecutive days. Continues 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Keynote speaker is Manny Cruz, director of youth and children’s ministries for the Adventist Church Arizona Conference. For free registration: 509-242-0628 or email@example.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 11
7 to 8 p.m., The Ripple Effect, a virtual fundraising event for Paid in Full Oregon. Paid in Full provides Biblical education to Oregon State Correctional Institution inmates who work toward a four-year degree from Corban University. Hosted by Georgene Rice of KPDQ radio, and features Ruth Graham, daughter of the late Billy Graham. Viewable online at www.PaidInFullOregon.com. Free to watch, but register in advance at that site.
SATURDAY, MARCH 13
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Live, virtual marriage coach training presented by MarriageTeam, first session of two consecutive weekends. Continues 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14 and 21, and 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 20. Register at MarriageTeam.org/coach-training-schedule
THURSDAY, MARCH 18
7 p.m.,Valley-Wide Night of Praise and Worship sponsored by Mid-Valley Women for Christ, with guest speaker, author Kim Meeder. Worship led by Chris Spivey and Albany worship leaders. Viewable at bit.ly/MVWCSpring21
FRIDAY, MARCH 19
Northwest Ministry Conference, online only from out of the Seattle area, first of two consecutive days, www.nwmincon.org/