CFI MI :: Parenting Beyond Belief Conference - Dale McGowan (Grand Rapids)

Event Details

CFI MI :: Parenting Beyond Belief Conference - Dale McGowan (Grand Rapids)

Time: February 26, 2011 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Women's City Club
Street: 254 E. Fulton St.
City/Town: Grand Rapids, MI
Website or Map: http://www.cfimichigan.org/ev…
Phone: 616-698-2342
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Jennifer Beahan
Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2011

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Event Description

Presented by Dale McGowan, PhD, Author & Lecturer, "Parenting Beyond Belief" and "Raising Freethinkers"; Foundation Beyond Belief

 

Over nine million parents in the U.S. are raising children without religion. Are you one of them?

Yes? Then you won't want to miss this unique seminar with author and educator Dale McGowan, who offers encouragement and practical solutions for secular parenting in a religious world.

Based on the freethinking philosophy of the book Newsweek called “a compelling read,” the Parenting Beyond Belief Seminar is empowering secular parents across the country to raise ethical, caring, confident kids without religion.

Register Today! Go To Registration Page

Registration includes: FREE Workbook for each paying adult, FREE children's programming and lunch for the whole family.

See Additional Details for more information (scroll down).

Participants will learn effective ways to:

  • Encourage religious literacy without indoctrination;
  • Help kids interact productively with a religious world;
  • Help kids develop active moral reasoning;
  • Address sensitive issues with religious relatives;
  • Help children develop a healthy understanding of death and a joyful love of life;
  • Build a family atmosphere of fearless questioning and boundless wonder;

Additional sessions include:

  • How to challenge church/state separation issues in the public schools.
  • Interactive exercises for the whole family on how to address difficult situations.
  • Children's programming focusing on science, critical thinking and more.

Additional Details

Register Here

Registration includes: a Workbook for each paying adult, children's programming and lunch for the whole family.

Advance registration is strongly encouraged (and greatly appreciated). (Limited registration may be available the day of the event, but will not include lunch)

Conference Prices
Friend of the Center (FOC) Individual (1 Adult): $49.00
Friend of the Center (FOC) Dual (2 Adults): $69.00

non-FOC Individual (1 Adult): $59.00
non-FOC Dual (2 Adults): $89.00

Not yet a Friend of the Center (FOC) Member?

Sign-up or Renew as a Friend of the Center (FOC) today
(Please complete FOC membership page before registering - then register at FOC rate)

Individual FOC annual membership: $60 (1 adult)
Family FOC annual membership: $80 (2 adults and children)

A Discount Hotel Rate is available at the Ramada Plaza Hotel: $71 (+tax) for 2 doubles or 1 king. Call the Ramada Plaza directly at (616) 949-9222 and mention CFI Michigan or Parenting Beyond Belief Conference. Hotel reservations must be made by February 18th, to receive discounted rate.

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