Get to know our presenter

Jared Belcher

Jared is a Utah native. After high school he spent 2 years in southeast Texas as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He then moved to Connecticut for a short time, where he met Janelle.

Raising their 3 children in West Jordan, Jared was very involved in local government, politics and the community serving as a delegate, on political committees and even running for local and state office. He is on the Board of Directors for WW Ministering Angels, and previously served on the Board for West Jordan Youth Soccer. Jared works full time as an IT Professional and loves finding technical solutions for local businesses that he works with. 

Jared was widowed with 3 children,10 and under, after a mountain biking accident left Janelle in a coma and ultimately took her life in 2018.

Presenting at |
Conference Dates: June 22, 2024 - June 22, 2024
Workshop 1

Title: Marriage is Ordained of God. So Now What?

Description: In the wake of losing your spouse there is so much to consider. It’s easy to want to work to “fill the void” as quickly as possible, but is there more to it than that? Georgia and Jared have both been widowed, remarried and divorced. They, with the help of another remarried couple, are here to share their personal insights and psychological perspectives on navigating relationships, dating and marriage after widowhood.

Time: Friday 11:00-11:50 AM

Room: W206

Workshop 2

Title: Marriage is Ordained of God. So Now What?

Description: In the wake of losing your spouse there is so much to consider. It’s easy to want to work to “fill the void” as quickly as possible, but is there more to it than that? Georgia and Jared have both been widowed, remarried and divorced. They, with the help of another remarried couple, are here to share their personal insights and psychological perspectives on navigating relationships, dating and marriage after widowhood.

Time: Friday 12:00-12:50 PM