Church to host seminars on abuse


Providence Presbyterian Church, 1215 Church Road, will host Voices: Helping Survivors of Abuse Find Their Voice, Friday-Saturday, Nov. 3-4.


The Friday seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. Carolyn Byers Ruch, founder of Rise & Shine Movement, will talk about how communities can protect children from the widespread damage of child abuse. Admission is free.

The women’s Saturday seminar will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Penny Freeman, who will talk about recovery from abuse and self-care. Registration is required.

The cost is $15, which includes breakfast and lunch. Scholarships and childcare are available.

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