Latter-day Saint Widows & Widowers 
13th Annual Conference 
May 5-7, 2022

Taylorsville Utah (SLCC) Institute
4554 S 2025 W, South Salt Lake, UT 84119
and
Salt Lake City Utah (U of U) Institute
1780 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

“Walk With Me”
Behold my Spirit is upon you…and thou shalt abide in me, 
and I in you; therefore walk with me
 Moses 6:34


Conference Schedule:

Thursday, May 5, 2022 
Salt Lake (U of U) Institute, 
1780 South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112​

9:00-12:30ish - temple endowment sessions at the Jordan River Temple. Choose one of the times between 9 and 11 a.m. and make an appointment through the Church website. 

12:00 - Help set up tables and chairs if you’re able. Because we are going to be in two different locations this year, we could use some extra help getting things ready at both places. If you’re willing, please sign up at the link below. Thanks so much! 


Lunch on your own

2:00 - “Connections”- Interactive Welcome Activity at the University of Utah Institute Building (1780 South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112)

3:00 - Choose between a hike to Ensign Peak or playing pickleball (carpool together from the Institute)

http://www.ldswidowsconference.com/activity-information.html

If you signed up and paid to do the button quote project, you’ll stay at the building for that


Dinner on your own

7:00 - Opening Social at the Institute Building - stop by, say “Hi!”, have pie, and meet new friends (1780 South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112)



Friday, May 6, 2022 
Taylorsville Utah (SLCC) Institute
4554 S 2025 W, South Salt Lake, UT

Registration: 9:00 – 9:30 AM (Main Foyer)

Keynote Speaker: 9:30 – 10:50
 
CP-  Michael Wilcox- Walk With Me

Workshops: 11:00-11:50 

DWN (NW) Kent Allen – The Grieving Process 101
CP (G) Michael Wilcox- The Needs of Jesus
201 (G) Joleene Watabe- Strengthening Connections: Understanding Our Need for Attachment
SL (DRM) Byron Bair- Relationships 101 for Widows & Widowers: Symbols and Patterns from the Scriptures
WMP (G) Jody VanDrimmelen- Where Is My Plan of Happiness?
104 (G) Ryan Dunn- Cry with Me (For All the Right Reasons): Self-advocacy for Bereaved Individuals

Workshop: 12:00 – 12:50 

DWN (YC) Kent Allen- Helping Kids Become Who They Were Meant to Be
CP (NW) Susan Eames- Bounce Back Brilliantly: Developing Skills Needed to Thrive
201 (G) Joleene Watabe- Strengthening Connections: Understanding Our Need for Attachment
SL (DRM) Byron Bair- Relationships 101 for Widows & Widowers: Symbols and Patterns from the Scriptures
WMP (G) Jody VanDrimmelen- Where Is My Plan of Happiness?
104 (G) Ryan Dunn- Cry with Me (For All the Right Reasons): Self-advocacy for Bereaved Individuals

Gym- Lunch: 1:00 – 2:30

Workshops: 2:30 – 3:20 


DWN (G) Kent Allen- Receiving Answers to Prayer
SL (G) Nicolle Bangerter- Finding His Healing Balm Within: Sound Bath and Grief Circle Meditation
105 (YC) Esther Reid- Parenting Through Grief: How to Help Children Work Through Difficult Emotions and Develop Resilience
201 (DRM) Loni Harmon- Dating Strategies and Online Dating Tips
WMP (DRM) Jody VanDrimmelen- Men Are Like Waffles/Women Are Like Spaghetti
104 (G/YW) Braden Hoth- Living Life in and after Grief/Loss: The Challenges that Have Helped Me Grow 

GR (G) Sherilyn Hirschi-  Craft Workshop/ Button Project/ All day Until supplies are gone

 Workshop: 3:30 – 4:20 

DWN (CG) Kent Allen- Complicated Grief
SL (G)- Nicolle Bangerter- Finding His Healing Balm Within:Sound Bath and Grief Circle Meditation
Gym (G) Rosie Ferguson Ouimette- You Don’t Have to DIY: Gaining the Confidence to Do It Yourself and the Courage to Ask for Help
105 (YC) Terri Moser- Kids and Grief: Trauma Affects Our Family and What We Can Do to Help
201 (DRM) Loni Harmon- Dating Strategies and Online Dating Tips
WMP (G) Jody VanDrimmelen- Lessons from Parley Street 
104 (G/YW) Braden Hoth- Living Life in and after Grief/Loss: The Challenges that Have Helped Me Grow

Clean Up: 4:30
Assist with clean up of the Taylorsville Institute Building 
Travel: 5:30 

Drive, Carpool, Uber, to the University of Utah Institute for Dinner 

1780 S. Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT


Dinner: 6:00 - University of Utah Institute, West Gym
Evening Activities and Treats: 7:00 - East Gym, Game Room, etc.
Line Dance Instruction- Julie Wright
Karaoke- Kevin McAllister 
Games


Clean up:  9:00


Saturday, May 7, 2022
Salt Lake (U of U) Institute
1780 South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Registration: 9:00 - 9:30 AM - Main Foyer
  
Keynote Speaker: 9:30 – 10:50 

WCP-  Gail Miller - Walk With Me

Workshops: 11:00 – 11:50 

WCP (YC/AC) - Brock Richardson- Things from the Kids’ Perspective
EMP (NW) Kay Tanner- Good Grief!
WMP (G) Rosie Ferguson Ouimette- You Don’t Have to DIY: Gaining the Confidence to Do It Yourself and the Courage to Ask for Help
W206 (G/YW) Rachael Bangerter- A Young Widow’s Story: Receiving Beauty for Ashes
W215 (DRM) Ruth Horsley- Blending: A Work In Progress
E205 (G) Margie Cartwright- Your Future Is as Bright as Your Faith: There Is Happiness Ahead
E217 (G) Jeremy Johnston- Finances: Where Are You? What’s the Next Step? Empowering Yourself by Taking Inventory and Finding Gratitude

Workshops: 12:00 – 12:50 

WCP (YC/AC) - Brock Richardson- Things from the Kids’ Perspective
EMP (NW) Susan Eames- Bounce Back Brilliantly: Developing Skills Needed to Thrive
W206 (G/YW) Rachael Bangerter- A Young Widow’s Story: Receiving Beauty for Ashes
W215 (DRM) Ruth Horsley- Blending: A Work In Progress
E205 (G) Margie Cartwright-  Your Future Is as Bright as Your Faith: There Is Happiness
Ahead!
E217 (G) Jeremy Johnston- Finances: Where Are You? What’s the Next Step? Empowering Yourself by Taking Inventory and Finding Gratitude

West Gym- Lunch: 1:00 – 2:30 (progressive get-to-know-you)

Workshops: 2:30 – 3:20 


WCP (G) Debby Smith- There’s Music on Your Brain
EMP (G) Shawn Farnworth- The Healing Power of Recreation: Finding Joy In Life
W206 (G) Rachael Bangerter- Finding an Anchor in Your True Identity As a Child of God
W215 (DRM) Jennifer Dial- Time is on Your Side
E205 (G/YW) Georgia Allred- Passing Through Sorrow: Finding Meaning in Our Adversity
E217 (G) Don Montierth- Times of Doubt & Sorrow: Working through a Crisis of Faith
Game Room W120 Sherilyn Hirschi-  Craft Workshop/ Button Project/ All day Until supplies are gone

Workshops: 3:30 – 4:20 

WCP (G) Debby Smith- There’s Music on Your Brain
EMP (G) Shawn Farnworth- The Healing Power of Recreation: Finding Joy In Life
W206 (G) Rachael Bangerter - Finding an Anchor in Your True Identity As a Child of God
W215 (DRM) Jennifer Dial- Time is on Your Side
E205 (G/YW) Georgia Allred- Passing Through Sorrow: Finding Meaning in Our Adversity
E217 (G) Don Montierth- Times of Doubt & Sorrow: Working through a Crisis of Faith

West Gym- Dinner: 5:00 


Clean up: 7:00 

  
Schedule subject to change 


Meals: 

Friday Lunch: Croissant sandwich, fruit, chips, brownie
Friday Dinner: Costa Vida salad bar

Saturday Lunch: Chik-fil-A chicken sandwich, chips, cookie
Saturday Dinner: Baked potato bar



Location Key (for SLCC): 
CP- Chapel (main level)
WMP- West Multipurpose (main level west of gym)
SL- Study Lounge (middle of main level)
104, 105- classrooms in South hall (main level)
201- choir room on South side (2nd level)
DWN- downstairs room on South side (basement level)

GR- game room on south end of gym (main level)

Location Key (for U of U): 
WCP- West Chapel (main level)
EMP- East Multipurpose (main level)
WMP- West Multipurpose (main level)
W206, W215- North and South ends of the gym in the West Wing (2nd level)
E205, E217- North and South ends of the gym in the East Wing (2nd level)

Content Key:
NW- Newly Widowed 
G- General (something for everyone)
DRM- Dating or Remarried 
YW- Young Widow/er (20-50ish)
YC- Young Child Related (young/minor children still at home)
AC- Adult Child Related 


  
Questions about the conference or the LDS Widows & Widowers Facebook page? 
E-mail Kimberly Kemp Montierth at ckemp4@aol.com for assistance. 

 

Game and Craft Room (Room W120)

Game and Craft Room

(Room W120 U of U )

A place to unwind and relax anytime during the conference.  Also where you can create a craft of your choice

A place to unwind and relax anytime during the conference.  Also where you can create a craft of your choice