Prayer breakfast planned May 3
The East County Mayors Prayer Breakfast will take place from 7:30-9 a.m. at Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St.
Bill Russell, executive director of Union Gospel Mission, will be the guest speaker, and musician Christopher Benjamin will perform.
Advance tickets are $20. To register online, visit compassionconnect.webconnex.
com/mayors; or write a check by Friday, April 27, to Compassion Connect and send it to Prayer Breakfast, P.O. Box 808, Fairview 97024. Write 'Prayer Breakfast' in the memo line.
The breakfast takes place on the National Day of Prayer and is sponsored by Pray East County, an association of pastors, and Compassion Connect. For more information, call the Rev. Cynthia O'Brien at 503-962-9186.
Family Matters expert to speak at Boring church
Parenting and family expert Dr. Tim Kimmel of Family Matters (familymatters.net) will speak at the 'Raising Truly Great Kids' conference at Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 Haley Road.
The conference will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday.
Kimmel is the author of 'Raising Kids for True Greatness' and has been featured on TV and radio programs.
Cost is $39 per person, although pastors and their spouses are admitted free. No childcare is available. To register, visit goodshepherdcc.org or call 1-800-467-4596.