"Teach Them to Love One Another, and to Serve One Another" is the theme for a family expo April 6, 7 at the Brigham Young University Conference Center.
For more information or to register, please call 378-4853. The cost for the conference is $50 per person or $85 for a married couple. University credit is available if registered before March 23.BYU President Merrill J. Bateman and his wife, Marilyn, will be the keynote speakers Monday, April 6, at 9 a.m. Their topic is "Teach Them to Love One Another, and to Serve One Another."
Susan Easton Black, professor of church history and doctrine at BYU, will speak at 8 a.m. at an Early Bird Session. Her topic is "Joseph Smith's Family: An Example of Love and Service."
The general session will begin at 10 a.m. with Virginia H. Pearce, former first counselor in the Young Women General Presidency. She will speak on "The Family: Making Connections with One Another and the Larger World."
Robert L. Millet, dean of religious education at BYU, will speak at 11 a.m.
At 7 p.m., a special lecture will be presented by Alan J. Hawkins, director of the Center for Studies of the Family at BYU, and David C. Dollahite, associate professor of family sciences. The lecture is titled "FatherWork."
The FatherWork presentation emphasizes that fathering is not a social role men play, but rather the work they do each day to care for the next generation. The lecture will introduce conference members to this family resource and the rationale behind it. "FatherWork: Stories, Ideas, and Activities to Encourage Generative Fathering" is an Internet resource located at (http://fatherwork.byu.edu).
On Tuesday, April 7,, Sandra Merrill Covey, who lectures at seminars, conferences and BYU Education Week, will speak at 8:30 a.m. for the opening session. Her topic is "Insights from 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families."
S. Michael Wilcox, faculty member at the University Institute in Salt Lake City, will finish the conference at 4 p.m. He will speak on "Enlisting the Lord's Help in Raising His Children."