Tim Kimmel of Family Matters will in Charleston on Friday and Saturday as part of the South Carolina Parents Conference. The event will be held at Cathedral of Praise, 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road.

Kimmel, a leading parenting and family expert, will discuss a variety of topics, such as raising special-needs children and leading your family through economic hardship.

The conference will take place 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration is $39 per person, and child care will be available. Area pastors and their spouses can register for free.

For information about the conference, call 760-2626 or go to www.cathedralofpraise.org.