The Family Conference

The Family Conference

The Family is our conference theme. It is a one-day comprehensive, biblically focused set of break out sessions that seek to help navigate the complexities of raising today’s family. Local presenters offer a variety of breakout topics.

Topics include:

  • Children with Disabilities, presented by Joni and Friends
  • A Biblical and Missional Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion and Care, presented by Lead Them Home Ministries
  • When Children Go Astray, presented by Straight Ahead Ministries
  • Mental Health, presented by Dr. John Peteet of Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Forgiveness, presented by Dr. Eric Sweitzer of Charis Psychological
  • Tools for Building a Healthy Family, presented by Family Builders Ministries.
  • Developing Intimacy in Relationships, presented by Dr. Tim Bray of Willowdale Psychological

Other breakout topics include:

  • The Spirituality of Addiction
  • Blending Families
  • Grandparenting
  • Prayerful Listening
  • Others to be announced

The event takes place on May 11, 2019 at Manchester Christian Church in Manchester, NH. Registration begins at 8:00am and ends at 4:30pm. The cost is $50 if you register before April 12, 2019. It is $65 after April 12.
This event includes lunch.

Space is limited, so register early!

Workshop Session 1, 10 - 11 am

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Tools for a great marriage. Jere Vincent, Family Builders Ministries
Doing Life Together: How Disability Affects Families. Tim & Joan Lafferty, Joni and Friends New England.
The Spirituality of Addictions. Sal Ippolito, Executive Director of New England Fellowship of Evangelicals.
Prayerful Listening. Bruce Southerland, Manchester Christian Church.
Loving yourself. Dave MacDonald, M.Ed.

Workshop Session 2, 11:15 -12:15 pm

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Tools for a great family. Jere Vincent, Family Builders Ministries.
Mental Health: Do Prayer, Prozac and Psychotherapy Mix? John Peteet, M.D.
The Process of Forgiveness. Eric Sweitzer, Charis Counseling Centers.
Best Practice Care of LGBT+ People. Bill Hensen, Lead Them Home.
Developing Intimacy in Relationships. Dr. Tim Bray, Willowdale Psychological.
Parents and Grandparents: Allies or Adversaries? Glenn & Sandi Havumaki, Christian Grandparenting Network, CT.

Workshop Session 3, 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

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The Phenomenon of Cults and Spiritual Abuse. Eric Sweitzer, Charis Counseling Centers.
Is your Church Irresistible to People affected by Disability? Liz & Doug Babbitt, Joni and Friends New England.
Best Practice Care of LGBT+ People. Bill Hensen, Lead Them Home.
When Teens Stray: Engaging Effectively in the Lives of Struggling Youth. Scott & Hanne Larson, Straight Ahead Ministries.
Blending Families. Chuck Slagen, Ph.D., Hope Psychological Services.
Prayerful Listening. Bruce Southerland, Manchester Christian Church.

Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 am
Event End Date Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Location
Manchester Christian Church
Manchester, NH
Manchester Christian Church

Contact Us

Rumney Bible Conference
31 Gilford Avenue
Rumney, NH 03266

director@rumneybibleconference.org
603-786-9504

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