Minutiae. . .
Keynote Speaker ~ Follow directions on the enclosed registration
Hank Fortner form, complete and return to your Center
Check in: Family
Between 2:30 – 4:45 p.m. on Friday Newborn & 3D
[Rooms will be ready at 4:00]
Check out: 12:00 noon on Sunday
Cost includes: Two nights
lodging and five meals
morning), plus all of the
Hank is a photographer, so doesn't have many conference. Due to the
pictures of himself. popularity of this event,
we are unable to accommodate spouses and/or
He grew up in a family children.
with 8 adopted children, What to bring: Casual
from 5 different countries. clothes, flashlight, walking
His family also had 36 shoes, umbrella, swimsuit,
foster kids in 6 years. Bible and a willing heart.
He now helps lead a spiritual Directions: Trail West is approximately 120
community in Los Angeles called miles southwest of Denver on US Hwy 285 and
approximately 90 miles west of Colorado Springs Traditions
on US Hwy 24.
He is always on the move,
[Check Trail West’s web site: www.yl.trailwest.org
connecting with people through photography, for more detailed directions. Trail West phone: Generations
skateboarding, skiing, counseling, or feeding the (719)395-2477 ~ emergencies only please.]
And oh, how he loves coffee.
Serving, Equipping, Nurturing and Thanking
Hank’s latest projects Pregnancy Center Staff and Volunteers
are writing the story Love
of his family, and Rocky Mountain Conference
starting a Mosaic in
Hollywood, CA. Sue Huseby ~ RMC Coordinator RMC
23rd Annual RM C
[www.mosaic.org] P.O. Box 1040
Avon, CO 81620
We were meant to give our lives away. Phone: 970-376-5236 September 11, 12 & 13, 2009
Spend more time living your legacy Fax: 970-845-9338 Trail West Lodge
instead of worrying about leaving it. Email: email@example.com Buena Vista, Colorado
–Lee J. Colan Web: www.rockymountainconference.com
Workshops. . .workshops. . .workshops. . .
Teaching Workshops—Morning Session I: Teaching Workshops—Afternoon Session II:
1. Daddy Dialogue by Cindy Hand, Life Steps Manager, 5. Why Am I Good at This and Bad at That? Finding
Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center. Ever wonder how Our Place in Ministry by Kathryn Sneckner, Executive
to meet the needs of the dads that attend the appointment Director and Judy Fosburgh, Client Services Director,
with your clients? This workshop will help you address Teller Pregnancy Resource Center, Woodland Park, CO.
the dads that come to appointments and their needs by Discovering our gifts is a critical step toward finding our
taking a look at what curriculum, brochures and different place in ministry. In this workshop, we will look at our
programs are available. own personality types and spiritual giftings as outlined in
Schedule: Scripture. Knowing the combination of the two will help
2. The RIGHT Listening Skills and the Adoption
guide PRC staff and volunteers to make better choices on
Friday: Option by Cyndi Philkill Doty, Equipped to Serve,
where to serve and what to delegate. We will laugh
2:30-4:45 p.m. Castle Rock, CO This workshop will explore how we
together as we discover how God designed a many faceted
can best use the listening skills available to us in order to
Registration body to accomplish His work in the earth.
pursue adoption as an option to women faced with the
5:00 p.m. decisions of an unplanned pregnancy. We will take at 6. The Seven Fundamentals at the Movies by Cyndi
Welcome & Opening of RMC 2009 look at our own adoption issues as well as client Philkill Doty, Equipped to Serve, Castle Rock, CO. Using
Praise & Worship resistance that often makes discussing adoption difficult. clips from a variety films we will take a look at the use and
General Session (1) We will end with a role-play applying the skills and importance of the Seven Fundamentals in connecting with
information discussed during the workshop. our clients at the Pregnancy Center.
7:00 a.m.: Optional Nature Walk 3. "Healthy Relationships... 7. Understanding the Stages of Post Abortion Grief by
8:00 Breakfast Who's In Your Circle?" by Dana Nichole Tesone, M.A., Director of Post Abortion
Richardson, A Caring Pregnancy Counseling, Alternatives Pregnancy Center, Denver, CO
9:00 Begin the Day: Praise & Worship
Center, Pueblo, CO Relationships The post-abortive individual faces several stages of grief in
General Session (2) begin with choices. Our choices their journey. For counselors working with post abortion
10:45-12:00 often lead us into situations that counseling, abortion vulnerable clients, or clients who
Workshops: Session I compromise our emotional, spiritual and physical health. have aborted in previous pregnancies, this workshop will
12:15 Lunch & Free Time Learn how to protect the boundaries of your circle of give more insight into each stage. We will cover topics
3:30-4:45 intimacy. such as Denial, Shame, and Anger, while giving the
Workshops: Session II 4. Cultural Communication by Debra Johnson,
counselors tools to identify each stage.
5:00 General Session (3) Director, Old Colorado City Pregnancy Center, 8. As Iron Sharpens Iron…. Facilitated by Wendy Stone,
6:45 Dinner Colorado Springs, CO To understand and Executive Director of Colorado Pregnancy
8:00 Saturday Night Activity or Free Time communicate cross-culturally is essential to our Center, Aurora, CO. “As iron sharpens iron, so a
mission. The beautiful ethnic, racial and cultural man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”
Sunday Morning: diversity we enjoy is filled with unique customs Proverbs 27:17 This round-table discussion is
8:30 Breakfast and styles. As a Christ-centered life-affirming geared towards directors and staff. Its purpose is
9:30-11:00 ministry, it is important to be aware of the to offer a format where veterans and new comers
Worship & Communion differences so that we are able to effectively can gather together to explore ways of serving
General Session (4) “Speak the truth in love” Eph 4:15. Being called to our communities better by asking questions,
Closing of RMC 2009 the ministry of reconciliation (2 Cor. 5), we want sharing ideas, and praying for each other.
to show the heart of God in all we do, thereby presenting
Christ and empowering women to choose life for If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
themselves and their children. –Margaret Fuller
We all leave footprints in the sand, the question is, will
You will be able to attend one workshop in Session I and one workshop in Session II. Please mark your choices on
we be a big heel, or a great soul. –Unknown Source
your registration form. Space is limited in some workshops ~ seating is assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Check our web site: www.rockymountainconference.com for more information on our workshop leaders.