Thursday Activity

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

 

 

 

 

2:30 p.m.

 

 

3:30 p.m.

 

4:30 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 p.m.

W/W Conference Choir Rehearsal Join the choir!

Friday, May 18, 2018

 
Workshop Descriptor Code-To help guide your workshop choices
G- General, for anyone
CG- Complicated Grief
NW- New(er) Widow(er)
D/RM- Dating and/or Remarriage
K- About Kids
 

8:30 a.m.

Check-in and Registration

9:30 a.m.

Welcome

9:50 a.m.

Opening Keynote - Brent and Wendy Top - Understanding and Preparing for Life on the OTHER Side Can Give Joy and Strength on THIS Side

11:00 a.m.

Break

11:30 a.m.

Keynote Speakers - Elder Dale H. Munk of the Seventy and Brother Kurt Jensen, Provo City Center Temple Recorder - Better Understanding the Sealing Policies of the Church

12:45 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops

  • NW - Kent Allen - The Grieving Process 

Better understand the emotional, physical, and spiritual responses to grief, and tools to deal with those responses

  •  G - Jeff Hill - Family Finance: Living Joyfully Within Your Means
  •  G - Glenda Johnson Christiaens - Relax, Recreate, Refresh: Simple Techniques for De-Stressing Your Day

Explore and practice simple, effective ways to reduce stress and promote wellness

  •  G - Todd King - Emotional Intelligence (EQ), the Key to ALL Good Relationship

Learn to create psychological safety, allowing for mutual authentic communication, with awareness of the feelings of others,                              thus building stronger, better relationships

  •  D/RM - Curtis and Julie Toone - Faith to Marry a Widow  

Curtis will share his personal journey marrying a widow who has remained sealed to her late husband

  •  G -  Camille Porter Callahan - Widowhood: A Time to Look Beyond the Closed Door 

Discussion about learning, growing, and becoming more during this difficult time in our lives

3:00 p.m.

  •  K- Kent Allen- Kids & Grief- Birth to Teens

Understanding the grief process for young children and teenagers. Tools you can use as a parent to help them.

  • G- Jeff Hill- Family Finance: Living Joyfully within your Means
  • D/RM- Michelle Barnum Smith- Finding Love After Loss: The First 5 Steps To Take Before You Date
  • G- Janet Carver- Heck Yeah, We Got This…Joyfully Cruising Through Your Hood

Confidently navigating your new normal with a happy heart

  •  D/RM- Curtis and Julie Toone- Faith to Marry a Widow 

Curtis will share his personal journey marrying a widow who has remained sealed to her late husband

  • G- Marleen Brown Chappell - Rising from the Ashes: From Wife to Widow to Wildland Firefighter

 

4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops

  • CG - Kent Allen - Complicated Grief

Tools to help the grieving process when a spouse has taken their own life, was murdered, or was abusive during marriage

  •  G - Todd King - Emotional Intelligence (EQ), the Key to ALL Good Relationships

Learn to create psychological safety, allowing people to be authentic in communication, with awareness of the feelings of others

  •  D/RM - Michelle Barnum Smith - Finding Love After Loss: The First 5 Steps To Take Before You Date
  •  G - Janet Carver - Heck Yeah, We Got This…Joyfully Cruising Through Your Hood
  •  G - Michelle Lockhart - Healing Effects of Healthy Eating and Fitness
  •  G - Marleen Brown Chappell - Rising from the Ashes: From Wife to Widow to Wildland Firefighter

I have to do what? A year of grief and incredible growth

5:15 p.m.

Connections: An opportunity to meet and mingle with people in like circumstance. Connect with people who are your age, live near by, have kids of a similar age, experienced similar loss and for a similar length of time. You may be surprised to see you connect in many different ways!

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

8:00-11:00 p.m.

WW Dance and Games - Line dancing, all fast songs, games, and lots of fun!  

Location:  Provo Utah Edgemont South Stake center -  350 E. 2950 N., Provo, UT  84604

Required:  Membership in LDS Widows & Widowers FaceBook page or BYU WW Conference Badge

Dress - Casual

Suggested Donation: $5.00 for both Thursday and Friday nights/$3.00 one night