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    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]

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                                                    Check out: 12:00 noon on Sunday
                                                                        Cost includes: Two nights
                                                                        lodging and five meals
                                                                        (through        Sunday
                                                                        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: rmc@comcast.net                              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.