Tuesday, March 23, 2010

FSA Conference

A Perfect Brightness of Hope
May 1st, 2010
White River church building
110 N. White River Parkway W. Dr.
Indianapolis, IN. 46222
Any person who supports adoption or wants to know more about adoption is invited to attend this conference.
All adoptive families, FSA members, birthparents & grandparents, stake & ward leaders, couples considering adoption & expecting parents considering making an adoption plan, etc.
The conference will include lunch & snacks, babysitting and a variety of workshops. To see the schedule of workshops, please click here.
Please RSVP by April 18th at

Schedule for FSA Conference

A Perfect Brightness of Hope
May 1st, 2010
Opening (Everybody): 9:00-10:00am
  • Registration, breakfast snacks & opening activity
  • Devotional: A Perfect Brightness of Hope

Workshops (Choose one of the following) 10:15-11:00am

  • Adoption Basics:
  • Creating an Adoption Blog & Other Ways to Connect with Potential Birthparents
  • Special Issues in Parenting Adoptive Families

Workshops (Choose one of the following) 11:05-11:50am

  • Journey from Placement to Finalization
  • Open vs. Traditional/Closed Adoptions
  • Encouraging Positive Adoptive Identity

Lunch (Everybody) 12:00-1:00pm

Birthparent & Birth grandparent Panel (Everybody) 1:00-1:45pm

Workshops (Choose one of the following) 2:00-2:45pm

  • Gospel Perspective on Adoption
  • Grief & Loss with Infertility and Adoption
  • Encouraging Positive Adoptive Identity (Repeat from above)

Closing & Clean-up (Everybody) 2:45-3:00pm

Monday, March 1, 2010

Save the Date

Saturday May 1st, 2010
Indiana/Kentucky FSA Training Meeting
We are in the process of planning the annual training meeting. Next week a survey will be sent out asking about different adoption education topics. We want to offer classes that meet your specific needs and will be the most beneficial to you and your family.
If you have any ideas or suggestions right now at this moment, please leave a comment!