Flourishing: Reaching Divine Potential in Whole Community

Peaceful Living is extremely proud to present its third bi-annual conference “Flourishing: Reaching Divine Potential in Whole Community”.  One of our hopes and goals at Peaceful Living is to not only help educate the community, but to learn with our friends in the community, and we’re excited to offer this conference as a way to do just that. We are thrilled to be able to bring you a wonderful local author Stephanie Hubach, who wrote Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability, as our keynote speaker.
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm (registration begins at 8:15am)
Place: Souderton Mennonite Church
Address: 105 West Chestnut Street, Souderton, PA 18964

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Stephanie O. Hubach directs Mission to North America’s Special Needs Ministries. Mission to North America (MNA) is an agency of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). She currently serves on the Lancaster Christian Council on Disability (LCCD) and the Faith Community Leadership Advisory Board. Previously, she chaired the Lancaster County MH/MR Advisory Board.  As previously mentioned, Stephanie is the author of Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability (P&R Publishing, September 2006) and has also written All Things Possible: Calling Your Church Leadership to Disability Ministry (Joni and Friends, August 2007). She has been published in ByFaith magazine, Focus on the Family magazine, and Breakpoint online magazine. Stephanie and her husband Fred have been married for 27 years and live in Pennsylvania.  They have two deeply loved sons, Fred and Tim, the younger of whom has Down Syndrome.

Why Should You Attend This Conference?

  • Obtain essential disability resources that will equip you with tools for key ethical, legal, congregational and family /personal issues.
  • Build support networks with professionals, disability friendly congregations, and families.
  • Expand your understanding and know-how on disability topics: intellectual disabili-ties, autism, cultural issues, health and wellness, mental health, veterans, and more.
  • Promote flourishing by learning how to tune-in to and encourage the gifts of ALL your congregational members.

Who Should Attend This Conference?

  • Nurses and Other Health Professionals
  • People with Disabilities and Their Families
  • Elders/Deacons/Congregational Caregivers
  • Congregational Educators
  • Direct Care Professionals
  • Companions/Caregivers

The Details

The cost to attend this conference is $75.  If you are interested in receiving social worker CECs* the cost is $110.

The day is full of speakers, workshops, round table and panel discussions.  Click here to view the full conference schedule. Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the conference activities by clicking here to read the speaker biographies and the workshop descriptions.

How to Register

We want to make it as convenient as possible to register for this conference.  The quickest way is to register is through our convenient online registration form:

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If you would rather register by mail please download the registration flyer and mail payment to Peaceful Living at 2210 Shelly Road, Suite 2, Harleysville, PA 19438:

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If you have any questions about the conference or how to register, please contact Bethany Rogers at Peaceful Living’s office (610-287-1200), or via her email (brogers@peacefulliving.org).


*Seeking PA CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS? If you are a Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of PA, you are eligible to receive Continuing Education Credits for participating in this Summit through a partnership with Family Services of Montgomery County, a pre-approved agency. Attendees eligible for CECs must attend the entire program without exception; those unable to attend the entire program are not eligible for part of the CECs awarded. Sorry, NO EXCEPTIONS.

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