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This year our Family conference focus is on parenting.This conference is designed to empower individuals, and families through information, education, and inspiration. This conference will include dynamic speakers, informative breakout session and practical tools for effective parenting.  We will gather with parents, future parents and grandparents to be encouraged and equipped to influence our children at every phase.

Schedule

April 22nd, 2017

8:30am -9:00am Check-in, Eat and Engage

9:05 am – 9:35am  Opening Session

9:40am – 10:20 am  Break Out Sessions

10:25am – 11:25am Main Session
11:30am – Dismiss

Speakers and Sessions

 

Main Session:

Purpose Filled Parenting: Essential Ingredients to Raising Successful Children!

Speaker: Dr. Teandra Gordon

 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Opening Session:

Kids Ministry: Partnering with Parents

Speaker: Pastor Kenneth Senegal

Learn how your commitment and involvement in Kid’s Ministry will help foster a connection to church life and home life in children.  Learn tips and strategies to incorporate Sunday school lessons in everyday life.

Break Out Session:

Growing Faith in Your Family

Speaker: Pastor Lloyd and Sis. Evelyn Kirk

You’ve made it! The children are launched and are out on their own and you can see the fruit of your many years of labor.  Learn tips and strategies on how to be intentional in growing faith in your family and how your role is valuable in your relationship with adult children.

Break Out Session:

To Infinity and Beyond: Planning to Launch

Speaker: Dr. Lesa-Rice Jackson

You guided them through Elementary, Middle and High School and now they are leaving the nest—they are young adults and they still need you. Learn tips and strategies on how to parent children who are at the threshold of adulthood.

Break Out Session:

Kids to Teens

Speaker: Elan Fontenot

Children transitioning from elementary to middle can be scary for both child and parent! Learning a new campus, making new friends, and how to conquer the lunchroom can be intimidating.  Come learn ways to ease anxiety and help your child navigate their way during their preteen years.

Break Out Session:

Raising Kids in Blended Families

Speaker: Isoke Williams

Parenting is work! Parenting a blending family can sometimes seem like even more work. Learn the tools and strategies to foster good communication in navigating the special relationship that comes with being a blended family.

Food & Beverage

Breakfast and snacks will be provided.

Limited Childcare

 Due to the size and capacity of our conference, limited childcare will be provided at the event. Registration for childcare will close once capacity is reached. Please confirm registration and childcare needs below.