October 5-7, 2022

The Welcoming Place, Akron, PA

We Embrace with JOY, your hard work in ending family homelessness. Please join us for Conference 2022, an exclusive benefit for the staff and board of the Bridge of Hope network of locations. Let’s celebrate the JOY of doing God’s work as we come together to gain new perspectives, gather new tools and resources, and continue to build stronger relationships with each other.

We are overJOYed to welcome this year’s Keynote Speakers

Osheta Moore: Author · Speaker · Everyday Peacemaker.  Osheta will be with us for the entire conference as one of our keynote speakers and our Spiritual Director, offering prayer and processing time each day.

Rev. Dr. Marsha Brown Woodard: Director of Supervised Ministries and Senior Lecturer in Christian Ministries at Palmer Theological Seminary (the seminary of Eastern University.) Rev. Dr. Woodard, also a National Board Member, will share how our walk with Jesus provides the true joy to go out and bear witness to the world.

Why attend?

○ Inspirational Speakers  ○  Actionable Workshops ○  Achievement Celebration  ○   Networking Opportunities

Full Conference Brochure    Schedule    Keynote Speakers   Workshop Speakers


Registration is open and ends September 9, 2022.

*Please note that The Welcoming Place is a retreat facility geared to inspiring rest, faith and action. Wireless access is available, but guest rooms do not include TVs. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and available at single occupancy or double occupancy rates.

Easy Commute Off-Site Accommodations are also available.