2013 SEPTEMBER 13–15
Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons

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Friday, September 13
6:00 - 8:15 AM Salt Lake Temple Trip: 6:00 AM Session Salt Lake Temple
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Salt Lake Temple Trip: Time in the Lobby Salt Lake Temple
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Conference Registration Open Officers Club 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM First Timers Meeting
  • We will get acquainted, answer your questions, tell you what to expect at conference, and help you get into the swing of things.
Officers Club - East Room
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Choir Practice
  • Whether you're attending conference or not, YOU ARE INVITED to join the choir.
Officers Club - South Room
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM General Business Meeting
  • This meeting is the opportunity for members to learn about the current and upcoming work within Affirmation, to ask questions, and to volunteer to help.
  • Changes to the Affirmation Charter and Bylaws will be discussed but not voted upon. For more information, visit www.affirmation.org/draft.
Officers Club - South Room
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Welcoming Reception (Heavy Appetizers) Officers Club - North Room and Outside Patio
8:00 PM - 9:45 PM Opening Program Officers Club
9:45 PM - 11:30 PM Dance and socializing (Desserts will be served) Officers Club
Saturday, September 14
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Conference Registration Open Douglas Ballroom and Officers Club
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast for Hotel Guests Hotel Lobby
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Session
Douglas Ballroom

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9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Workshops - First Session Officers Club
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Workshops - Second Session Officers Club
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Workshops - Third Session Officers Club
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Luncheon & Plenary Douglas Ballroom

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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Service Projects
  • Packaging supplies for homeless youth
  • Making fleece blankets for the Hospital's newborn care unit
  • Organizing a library at the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center
Officers Club
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Family/Parents Discussion Group
  • This session is an opportunity for parents and family members of LGBT Mormons to hear the stories of other parents and family members and their journey in understanding and embracing their LGBT family members. It is also the time to ask questions of these families and to share your own story as well.
Officers Club - East Room
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Choir Practice Douglas Ballroom  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Social Reception (Heavy appetizers) Officers Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Testimony & Spiritual Story Sharing Meeting Officers Club
8:00 PM - 9:45 PM Evening of Affirmation Douglas Ballroom

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9:45 PM - 11:00 PM Socializing and Desserts Douglas Ballroom

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Sunday, September 15
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast for Hotel Guests Hotel Lobby
7:45 AM Bus Pickup at University Guesthouse University Guesthouse
8:00 AM Bus Departs to Temple Square University Guesthouse  
8:30 AM – 10:00 PM Music & The Spoken Word Temple Square
10:20 AM Group Picture at the Pedestal for Wedding Photos
  • Board the bus on West Temple after the picture
Temple Square
10:50 AM Bus departs from West Temple heading back to University Guesthouse Temple Square
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Closing Luncheon Officers Club


© 2013 Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons

Questions about the conference? Contact Randall Thacker: randall@affirmation.org Attendees will be welcomed regardless of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.