Thriving Churches, Flourishing Communities


Conference Fee and Covered Expenses

There is no conference fee for the leaders in urban ministry selected to attend the conference, and no fee to apply.

Lodging (for out of town participants) and meals for the duration of the conference will be arranged and paid for by the Acton Institute.

A financial aid request is included in the application form for those in need of travel assistance to and from the conference. Travel funding is limited.

Application Process and Conference Fee

The conference is limited to pastors and urban ministry practitioners in American cities. Though there is no required deposit to attend, all confirmed participants commit to participating fully in the event.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and responses can be expected in 10 to 14 days.

Conference Dates and Location

September 15-17, 2016
Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Weehawken, NJ

Participants should arrive at the hotel in time to check-in, register and attend the opening reception at 5:45pm. Lodging, for out of town participants, and meals for the duration of the conference will be paid for by the Acton Institute.

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