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“More Than One Way to Mormon”



April 29, Community of Christ Boise Building


9:00 am Registration

9:15 am:
Welcome by Lindsay Hansen Park

9:30 am – 10:15 am:
“The Council of Fifty and the “Last Charge:” a Reevaluation,” presented by John Dinger
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Leon Maynard

10:30 pm – 11:15 am:
“Healthy Mormon Narratives,” presented by Lisa Butterworth, Natasha Helfer Parker
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Natasha Helfer Parker

11:30 am:
Lunch presentation: “The Pants Quilt,” presented by Nicole Hunter

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm:
“Journey of Discovery: Restoration History,” presented by Karin F. Peter
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Lisa Butterworth

“Suffer the Little Children: The work of the Liahona Children’s Foundation in Addressing Malnutrition among LDS Children,” presented by Robert A. Rees
Room: Fellowship Hall
Chair: Leon Maynard

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm:
“Why I Continue to Stay: Further Thoughts on The Challenges of Discipleship for Contemporary Mormons,“ presented by Robert A. Rees
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Lisa Patterson Butterworth

“Eternal Gender? The Biological Basis For Sex and Gender,” presented by Crystal Scott
Room: Fellowship Hall

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm:
“Progressive Polygamy,” presented by Brady Williams 
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Crystal Scott

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Break out sessions:
“How to have difficult conversations about Mormonism with those we disagree with,” hosted by Lindsay Hansen Park, Lindsay Van Allen
Room: Sanctuary

4:30 pm:
“The Most Influential Mormon Books,” presented by Curt Bench
Room: Sanctuary
Chair: Lindsay Hansen Park



$45 Full conference registration, a potluck lunch will be served.

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The Sunstone Boise conference will be generously hosted by the Community of Christ Boise congregation located at 408 N Garden St, Boise, ID 83706.