Church of Christ to host ‘Facing Cancer & Dementia’

Published 4:50 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2020

By Davis Coen

From Friday-Sunday, Feb. 21-23, there will be a free public seminar addressing how to keep faith while facing cancer and dementia.

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Twin brothers and accomplished authors Ron and Don Williams will be guest presenters at the weekend seminar, which will take place at Batesville Church of Christ at 120 Eureka Street.

Doors will be open to everyone, especially those dealing with these situations personally.

The weekend schedule will be as follows:


6:30 p.m. – Information About Dementia Everyone Needs to Know

7:30 p.m. – Information About Cancer Everyone Needs to Know


8-8:20 a.m. –  Continental Breakfast

8:30- 9:15p a.m. – Breakout Sessions: Dementia – What People Need to Know

Cancer – What Cancer Survivors Need to Know

9:30-10:15 a.m. – Breakout Sessions: Dementia and the World of the Caregiver

What Cancer Survivors Need from Others

10:30-11:15 a.m. – Breakout Sessions:

Dementia and the World of the Patient

What Cancer Survivors’ Families Need to Know

11:25-11:50 a.m. – Breakout Sessions:

Diagnosis and Treatment – How Do We Help Them?

Dealing With Cancer and Depression


9:30am – Bible Classes:

How to Help Those Who Are Hurting

Cancer – What Church Members Need to Know

10:30 a.m. – Worship:

“When One Member Suffers”

(1 Corinthians 12:26-27)

*Lunch will be provided