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Honors conference focuses on caring for orphans and vulnerable children

  • By: Meredith Sell
  • Published: Sep 23, 2015 2:15PM

An annual one-day conference cosponsored by the Taylor University Honors Guild and Village Tree focuses on CARE: Vulnerable Children and Viable Communities, and is scheduled for Saturday, October 3.

The conference will help attendees understand ways they can engage in building viable communities and caring for vulnerable children locally, national, and internationally. Keynote and breakout sessions will cover areas of adoption, sex trafficking, and how Scripture defines our Christian responsibility to care for orphans and vulnerable children.

Keynote speakers include:

Breakout speakers include counselor and author Carissa Woodwyk, nationally-recognized child welfare consultant Sharen Ford, J.R. Briggs (a 2001 Taylor graduate), and Jeromy Smith (a 1996 Taylor graduate). A concert with Jenny & Tyler, a husband-wife duo based in Nashville, Tenn., closes the day.

The conference is free to Taylor students, faculty, and staff. Tickets are available to the public for purchase.