LIVING HOPE CHURCH: Randall Wallace, director of “Heaven is for Real,” will be at the church, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver, at 7 p.m. to talk about the story and message of the film. The film tells the story of a young boy’s visit to heaven during a near-death experience. www.livinghopechurch.com, 360-944-3905.
WEDNESDAY LENTEN WORSHIP:
o Grace Lutheran Church, 9900 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, worship services at 4:30 p.m., followed by a soup supper at 5:30 p.m., through April 9. 360-892-7850.
o St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1309 Franklin St., Vancouver, worship services at 7 p.m., preceded by a 6 p.m. soup supper, through April 9. www.stpaulvancouver.com, 360-693-3531.
o St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5607 N.E. Gher Road, Vancouver, worship services, includes imposition of ashes and Holy Communion, at noon and 7 p.m. through April 9. The labyrinth will be available to walk and pray from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Child care available at evening services. www.salcvan.org, 360-892-7160.
PURIM 2014: Congregation Kol Ami is having a Purim shpiel (play) and carnival beginning at 6 p.m. March 15, 7800 N.E. 119th St., Vancouver. Adults and children are invited to come in costume and make loud noises every time the name of the villain Haman is mentioned in the shpiel, “The Thriller Megiller.” Continuing 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, there will be music, stilt walkers, face painting and children’s games and prizes. www.jewishvancouverusa.org