Anabaptist Symposium
on Sexual Abuse Awareness

November 16-17, 2018 Ephrata, Pa.

Order media from our 2018 symposium online!
Workbook: $15  |  CD Set: $55 | by donation

JUST A FEW WORDS

About the event

We invite your participation in this symposium! We especially extend a welcome to church leaders, teachers, caregivers and all who have a heart to redemptively care for those affected by sexual abuse.

Where

Ephrata Business Center
400 West Main St.
Ephrata, Pa 17522

When

November 16-17, 2018
Friday to Saturday

VISION
This event seeks to bring an experience of redemption for sexual abuse in Anabaptist communities, according to the Gospel of Christ.

PURPOSE
To influence the Anabaptist Culture and its leaders towards healthy morality and to find Biblical solutions that help churches deal with sexual immorality and abuse.

GOAL
To bring relevant biblical content regarding sexual abuse to concerned and caring leaders and caregivers so that they can knowledgably assist those who are suffering.

THE SYMPOSIUM'S

Event schedule

Day 1: Friday

November 16, 2018

Worship

1:30pm | Mark Yoder

Welcome/Why Symposium

1:50pm | Glenn Hoover

The Path of Redemption: Breaking the Power of Shame and Silence

2:00pm | John Coblentz

Workshop Introduction

3:00pm | Glenn Hoover

Workshop #1

3:15pm

Break

4:15pm | Mark Yoder

Intimacy, Attachment & Addiction

4:45pm | Dr. Tim Clinton

Supper

5:45pm | Supper is provided

Worship

7:00pm

Breaking Free

7:15pm | Dr. Tim Clinton

Q & A Panel

8:00pm | Allen Hoover (MC), Robin Boyer, State Trooper, DA/Judge

Dismissal

9:00pm

Day 2: Saturday

November 17, 2018

Worship

8:30am | Eldon Falb

Protective Instinct in Man

9:00am | Frank Reed

Workshop #2

10:00am

Workshop #3

11:00am

Lunch

12:00pm | Lunch is provided

Church Safety Protocol

1:30pm | Richard Bean

The Path for the Future: Strengthening the Anabaptist Culture of Tomorrow

1:45pm | John Coblentz

Dismissal

2:30pm | Glenn Hoover

WORKSHOP BREAKOUTS

Workshop #1

a. Dealing with Traumatic Sexual Abuse …Dr. Tim Clinton
b. Creating Safe Places for the Hurting … Milo Zehr
c. Wholeness Through Healthy Community … Jason Reed
d. The States Approach to Dealing with Offenders …Robin Boyer & Guest
e. Dynamic Families: Abuse-Resistant Relationships … Jeremy Sensenig
f. Root Causes of Abuse … Kenny Kuhns

Workshop #2

a. Listening to the Abused … John Coblentz
b. Effects of Pornography on the Brain/Mind …Dr. Scott Stoll
c. Developing Church Safety Statements …Richard Bean
d. Redeeming Journey of a Perpetrator …Tim Weaver
e. Why Won’t They Tell: Identifying Signs of Abuse … Allen Hoover
f. Abuse Awareness & Prevention Training …Dale Schnupp

Workshop #3

a. Living Our Identity …Frank Reed
b. Wise Living in a Digital Age …Sam Gingerich
c. Redemptive Dealing with Immorality in Church …Tim Weaver
d. Sexual Wholeness in Youth …Randal Martin
e. The Journey Toward Healing …Elaine Yoder
f. God’s Mystery of Healthy Sexuality … Jason Reed

Join us for the Symposium

Seating is limited, so be sure to book early!
Personal Ticket: $25 | Couples Ticket: $35

Board of Directors

Kenny Kuhns, Chairman
Randal Martin, Vice Chairman
Jeremy Sensenig, Secretary
Jay Bauman, Treasurer
Glenn Hoover
Jason Reed
Tim Weaver

ADVISORY BOARD
Frank Reed, Jeremy Chupp, Allen Hoover, Dan Beiler, Richard Bean, Dale Schnupp, Duane Good, Elaine Yoder, Jay Laughman, Matt Troyer

Venue

Ephrata Business Center 400 West Main St. Ephrata, Pa 17522

Contact Us

Scroll to Top