Our Speaker: Krista Penner
Seminars (choose two)
Handling Your Finances Well
No matter the state of your finances, there’s always tweaking to be done! Come to this session and learn about the 7 baby steps to take control of your money and make IT work for YOU. Turns out, God has a lot to say about money and how we should be stewarding it.
This is an invitation to focus on you for a short moment in time, to discover the Creator’s unique intentions for you, your values and the meaning you want infused into your day to day life. It is a small step toward thriving and a life giving reality. You will be given the beginnings to creating your own personal declaration, a living document that gives light to the way you want to live, the person you long to be.
Loving People With Special Needs (YL Capernaum Ministry)
Young Life Capernaum is a new branch of Young Life that is dedicated to making sure teens with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in all Young Life has to offer. In this seminar I will explain what Capernaum is in depth, what has been happening in the beginning stages, and how you could bring Capernaum to your area.
Sabbath and Gratitude - Where Do We Find Our Joy?
Sarah was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease two years ago and a desire to regain her health sent her on a journey of personal discovery. Her new found recipe for joy and vitality includes heaping doses of biblical self care and changes in perspective, layered with gratitude and generously sprinkled with laughter and tears.
Kids are not a product to be pumped out of a family factory at the end of 18 years. Rather, they are little people with whom we get to have relationship for a lifetime. Whether you are in the sleep deprived depths of dealing with infants, or trying comprehend the ever changing mysteries of the teenaged mind, Sarah has stories that will make you giggle, give you hope, and hopefully add tools to your parenting tool box.
Communication Matters : How to Listen So Someone Feels Free to Speak
Explore the open ended ways Jesus communicated to those who were for and against him that offered healing and challenges to all he met. Scarlet will discuss the ways our wounds and the brokeness of this worlded block communication and often triggers our brain to go into fight or fliglht mode. The seminar will be full of real life tools and stories that will bring to light importance of communication that will make a difference in the we speak and listen to our spouses, family and friends.
Grace Lynn Reeve
Compassion & Boundaries: An Ethical Response to Poverty
Grace Lynn was raised in a third world country and now works in the Downtown Eastside with Union Gospel Mission. Like you, she has struggled with the question of how to respond to poverty, homelessness, addiction, and abuse in a way that honours God and is actually helpful. In this workshop, you will examine Biblical principles, the example of Jesus, and real-life stories to develop your own response to poverty and pain.
Learning How To Crave Healthy Foods
Christy has been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years working in a variety of roles from clinical and community nutrition to private consulting, management, resource development, speaking and educating. My passion is to walk alongside people and organizations to support them in finding innovative, practical and manageable solutions for improving health through nutrition. I am a busy wife and mom but love to travel and explore my new passion of cycling and my old passion of gardening!
Becoming Moms Who Say Yes
Practical advice for instilling wonder in our children’s world, cultivating their gifts, and balancing structure with individual choice, to raise big picture kids.
Christy has worked with children in various capacities, from a Preschool Teacher to a Children’s Pastor. After receiving her ECE degree, she went on to get her BA in Youth Ministry. As a Coordinator and Ministry Coach for MOPS International, and in the “Mom Trenches” herself, Christy has a passion for walking alongside other moms just like her and learning together how to do the very best for our kids.