Join Joni and Friends and the Center for Bioethics at Cedarville University on September 15–17 for the Bioethics Conference 2011 and Through the Roof Summit. An impressive assembly of leading experts in the fields of bioethics and pastoral care will provide biblical perspectives on the critical issues shaping the church as it relates to end-of-life and disability ministry.
Bioethics Conference –
Equipping for End of Life Ministry
Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16, 2011
There will be plenary presentations and parallel breakout sessions for pastors/counselors and healthcare providers lead by a variety of leaders and experts in healthcare ethics and end of life ministry.
- What do the Scriptures say about mechanically sustaining life?
- What do the Scriptures say about God's authority in determining the end of life?
- Where I can go for help with end of life issues and resources?
- Is it legitimate to disconnect life support, withhold oxygen, feeding tube, etc., and allow their loved one to die in God's time?
Continuing education credits will be available for health care professionals.
Through the Roof Summit
Embracing the Disability Community
Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2011
If you're interested in developing a disability ministry, are just getting started or have an existing ministry at your church, you won't want to miss this opportunity. Saturday’s session is jam-packed with 40 workshops by noted authors, professors, researchers, church ministry leaders, and other professionals who bring their expertise to the pressing issues facing people and families affected by disability from diagnosis through all of life’s stages. In addition, you'll be able to visit exhibitors, gather resources and have a time of networking.