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Conference Schedule

  • 9AM Doors Open
  • 9:30AM Keynote Speaker 
  • 10:30AM (BREAK) 
  • 10:50AM Breakout Session 1 
  • 11:45 (LUNCH) 
  • 1:30PM Return to Venue 
  • 2PM Live S.H.A.R.E. Podcast (Youth) // Parent & Educator Presentation  (Adults)
  • 3PM (BREAK) 
  • 3:20PM Breakout Session 2  
  • 4:15PM Worship 
  • 5:00M Closing Remarks and Prayer 

Breakout Sessions

  • Equipping the Saints: practical tools for leaders creating safer spaces – Carl Henderson
  • Keep on Keeping on: Having “the talk”over and over again” – Amanda Orford
  • The climb back to healthy Masculinity: Creating rites of passage for young men by creating healthy boundaries – Jackson Theune
  • Boyfriends & Porn: The dangers of pornography through the female perspective and it’s impact on culture and mental health – Michelle Bayer
  • Sex – The Body and Beyond:
    A talk about how the body is designed by God not only for procreation but also for pleasure – Amber Macleod

Keynote Speaker

Carl Henderson

With a background as a Pastor, Director of Campus Ministry, and Coordinator of the CASA Program (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for NYS, Carl holds a clear passion for advocating for marginalized people. As the current Director of the S.H.A.R.E. program you can find him presenting in schools and churches as well as hosting the S.H.A.R.E. Podcast, which is available on all platforms.

Guest Speakers

As a Registered Psychotherapist in the GTA, I work with parents, women, adolescence and children to help them meet their desired goals, offer emotional support and psycho-education. I love reading the latest psychological literature, learning from my clients and offering compassion to each amazing individual I have the opportunity to work alongside. I am excited about helping youth navigate dating, sexuality, and mental health in the digital world.

Michelle Bayer

Amanda earned her MSW from the University of Toronto and is a child protection worker, turned stay-at-home mom, turned homeschooler. She is passionate about protecting children & eager to educate parents about how to do so. In her free time, you will find her outside, playing the piano or drinking bubble tea.

Amanda Orford

Jackson is passionate about evangelism, leadership development, and participating in the creative activity of God to lead students to Jesus and equip them for success spiritually, mentally, academically, and socially. Holding a BA in Biblical Studies from Biola University and his Master of Divinity at Ambrose University. Jackson moved to Hamilton to pursue a Ph.D. in New Testament from McMaster Divinity College.

Jackson Theune

A soon-to-be physician currently at McMaster University, with a calling in her life advocating for the sexual health of people. She is an advisor to the SHARE program and co-author of the SHARE manual, providing medical insights and creative approaches to conversations about sexual health. She is also involved with trauma-informed care, student wellness, medical education, and holistic medicine.

Amber Macleod

This is why we S.H.A.R.E.