Reasons to attend
Explore solutions to today’s critical issues with pastors, non-profit practitioners and other community development leaders from around the country.
Expand your personal “idea bank” through dialogue in economics, leadership, and the dignity of the human person.
Connect conference content to provided tools and resources for use in your own continuing ministry.
Grow in the effectiveness and transformative capacity of your work by exploring ideas both in alignment and in tension with what you see happening in your ministry and community.
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 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 City FAVS conferences are open to pastors and urban ministry practitioners throughout the United States. Though there is no required deposit to attend, all confirmed participants commit to participating fully in the event.
Conference dates and locations
The dates and locations vary by conference. Check the Acton Institute events calendar for upcoming City FAVS conferences.