Rewind Simulcast of the 2018 Empowered to Connect Conference

Bringing Hope & Healing to Families

Citylight Church is excited to host the Rewind Simulcast of the 2018 Empowered to Connect Conference, FREE in your own home. It is a two-day event presented by Show Hope and the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child DevelopmentJoin us from home to experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care.


Featuring Trust-Based Relational Intervention methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU to help bring attachment and connection in families. The content is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care, and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff and ministry leaders, counselors and therapists, childcare providers, and extended family members. It will help parents and professionals understand the needs of children and the impact of trauma. It will also present an overview of attachment research and sensory processing, as well as insights and tools for promoting connection and healing.


Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available for this conference. More information is available upon completing registration.



Register at this link: to receive the link to access all of the conference material for free! We plan to watch it as a church from our own homes on May 15th and 16th and then gather on a zoom call to discuss it more in depth as a church family. Register to receive those details!