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Preparing and Caring for Beautiful Feet

Learning together how to care for today’s Global Workers on their journey.

Early Bird Tickets are $75

Available through March 1st

 

Care providers for missionaries.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Training to help those responsible for the care of missionaries on and off the field.

If you’re a missions pastor, a counselor or coach, a missions educator, a missionary care provider, a missionary supporter, a friend or family member . . . maybe you are the missionary yourself . . . this conference is for you.

Our Host Church

WHERE AND WHEN THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE

Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, 2023

Village Church

330 SW Murray Blvd., Beaverton, Oregon 97005
VillageBeaverton.com

Featured Guests and Speakers

WHO WILL BE THERE

Connie Befus, Ph.D.
MEMBER CARE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSULTANT

Lauren Wells
FOUNDER AND CEO, TCK TRAINING

Connie Befus, Ph.D.
MEMBER CARE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSULTANT

Schedule

WHEN IT ALL TAKES PLACE

Friday, May 5

1:00 – 4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Workshop (additional $35)

“Standards for Missionary Family Care”  Lauren Wells – TCK Training 

5:00 PM
Doors Open

6:30 – 8:00 PM
Dr. Connie Befus: Keynote
Preparing Beautiful Feet for the Rugged Terrain of First Term: Helping Them Build Resilience so the First Term is not the Last

8:00 – 9:00 PM
Workshop Session #1

Saturday, May 6

8:00 AM
Doors Open

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Dr. Connie Befus: Keynote
What takes a Toll over Long Mountain Miles? Understanding the Injuries and Fatigue that Cripple Beautiful Feet, and How to Help

9:45 – 10:45 AM
Workshop Session #2

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Workshop Session #3

12:15 PM
Lunch included

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Workshop Session #4

3:00 – 4:30 PM
Dr. Connie Befus: Keynote
Helping Beautiful Feet Come Down Off the Mountains Well

Workshops

WHAT THE TOPICS ARE

Discern, Equip and Release – SS

Beautiful Feet and the Rugged Terrain of First Term (Part II) – Connie Befus, Ph.D.

Cultivating Resilience for Global Workers through Sacred Rhythms and Soul Care – Herb Lamp, Jr.

Disruptive Change: How to care well for global workers – Jennifer Smith, Psy.D.

Fighting Well: Till Death Do Us Part – Sam Leong, Ph.D

Mind the Gaps: Engaging the Church in Missionary Care – David Wilson, D Min.

Note from your Counselor: “Gee, I wish we had known about that earlier! (but God knew about it all along) – Barney Davis, M.D.

Research-Based Preventative Care for Missionary Kids – Lauren Wells

Short-Term Missions for the Long Haul – Brian Heerwagen

Singles on the Field – CW

Spiritual Formation: Foundation for Soul Care & Ministry – David Tan

Structures of Local Church Missionary Care – The Well Church

Three Personal Pitfalls Every Missionary Needs to Avoid – Amy Young M.A./LPC

Training as Member Care – Culture Bound

MORE WORKSHOP INFORMATION COMING SOON

Sponsors

MINISTRY FOCUS

Special thanks to the support of our Care Connexion Sponsors who make it possible for you to attend as our guests.

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