Conference Agenda

8:15-9:00 Registration/check-in – Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:45 Morning Keynote:

9:45-10:20 Panel Keynote

  • Moderator: Charisse Mitchell, CEO, YWCA West Central Michigan
  • Bishop Nathaniel Wells Jr., Senior Pastor, Holy Trinity Church of God in Chhrist
  • Bonnie Nicholas, Safe Church Ministry Director
  • Margarita Solis-Deal, Director, Dominican Center
  • Tara Aday, MPA, Program Director, Safe Haven Ministries

10:30-11:45 Breakout Session 1

12:00-1:15 Lunch and Time to Visit Resource Tables

1:30-2:45 Breakout Session 2

3:00-4:00 Afternoon Keynote Celebration of Hope

4:00-4:15 Faith Community, Agency Co-Ministry

  • Gary Ellens, Director, City on a Hill Ministry
  • Patrick Moran, President, United Way of Ottawa County

4:15-4:45 Next Steps

4:45-5:00 Networking: Final Visit to the Resource Tables