Bridge of Hope Conference
The Bridge of Hope conference is October 5-7, 2017 in Akron, Pennsylvania at The Welcoming Place retreat center. The conference begins Thursday at 2:00 p.m. and concludes by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The theme of the 2017 conference is Strangers to Neighbors: Opening Doors.
Conference sponsors welcomed!
View the 2016 Conference Brochure. 2017 brochure will be available in April.
Full registration: $175
Early bird registration discount: $115 (without lodging) and $150 (with lodging). Registration and all fees due must be received by August 1.
Full conference without lodging: $135
Full conference with lodging: $175
Thursday only (includes dinner): $75
Friday only (includes lunch and dinner): $75
Saturday only (includes lunch): $65
Additional overnight (Wed or Sat): $65
Board Challenge for Affiliates
If 3 or more of your board members attend at least 2 full days of the conference – 100% of your board may attend for free! We encourage everyone to attend all three days to get the full impact of the conference.
Program Site & OneChurch Site Staff/Volunteer Challenge
If 3 or more of your site’s staff/volunteers attend at least 2 full days of the conference, you can take a scholarship discount of $50 off your total due.
Registration closes September 5, 2017.