Dates--Friday & Saturday, June 15-16, 2018
Location--Upper Marlboro, MD
Special Member Only Day--Thursday, June 14, 2018
HOPE2018 is a special conference filled with powerful biblical teaching, worship,
and inspiring life stories of those who have dealt with same sex attraction
and been transformed by the living God.
HOPE2018 is for strugglers, family members, loved ones,
counselors, pastors, lay people and more.
Join us for a special conference filled with powerful biblical teaching, dozens of workshops, worship, and inspiring life stories of those who have dealt with same sex attraction and been transformed by the living God. We will provide opportunity to connect with others in your area to gain long-term support.
Strugglers, family members, loved ones, counselors, pastors, and lay people, this conference is for you!
"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13
As a courtesy to conference attendees a catered lunch will be offered at a discounted rate of $12.50 per person, per day. Eating together provides opportunity to connect with new and old friends. We would like to serve you by offering the mid-day meal on-site. Lunch purchase will include a beverage, salad, soup, choice of sandwich (tuna, chicken salad, turkey or ham), and a cookie. To purchase, the option is offered during your registration for the conference.
On Saturday morning, there will be an opportunity to partner with Restored Hope Network through giving financially. We wanted you to know ahead of time so that you might prayerfully consider taking part in the conference in this way.
When submitting a refund request more than one month away from the conference dates, you will receive a full refund less a $25 handling fee. However, no refund will be issued to those who cancel within one month of the conference. Registered delegates who do not show up for the HOPE conference will not be eligible for a refund. To request a refund, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration signifies each registrant/attendee agrees with and will abide by the conference policies and code of conduct listed for this event, even if the registration is completed or paid for by someone else.
Restored Hope Network requires that all participants at the HOPE conference adhere to the following standard of conduct. Please review the Policies and Code of Conduct below and signify your understanding and acceptance by completing your registration for the conference. If you are registering someone else, registration also implies the individual's (individuals') assent to abide by these policies.
Code of Conduct
Restored Hope Network requires that all participants at the HOPE conference adhere to standards of conduct in keeping with Christian professional standards. This includes abstaining from all forms of immoral behavior.
It is expected that all participants attending the conference will either be in agreement with Restored Hope Network’s Doctrinal statement, or will be respectful while finding out more about the beliefs and practices of Restored Hope Network.
Disruption of the conference in any form is not acceptable, including but not limited to: interrupting conference presenters or activities; distributing literature or materials; audio or video recording by media persons at the conference that have not been pre-approved by the Restored Hope Network Board of Directors; campaigning for alternative religions, philosophical or political views; on-site demonstrations; seeking sexual contacts; harassing others; using alcohol or narcotics; or sharing registration with other persons.
Failure to abide by this code of conduct is grounds for immediate dismissal from the conference. Persons asked to leave for violation of the Code of Conduct will not be eligible for refunds.
Restored Hope Network reserves the right to refuse any delegate their registration, or to remove a delegate from the conference. This is especially so if there is reasonable cause to believe that he or she may endanger themselves or others by attending, or has endangered themselves or others in attendance. Persons removed from the conference under these circumstances will not be eligible for refunds.
Minors Under 18
Individuals under 18 are allowed when accompanied by parent or guardian. No counseling will be provided for minors.
Changes to Policies
In the event that Restored Hope Network is required to change any of these stated policies, changes will be made on the official conference website, this registration page, and conference delegates will be notified by email of such changes.
See Refund Policy posted above.
Policy Agreement/Liability Release
“I understand and acknowledge that Restored Hope Network holds to a traditional, biblically-based view of scripture affirming heterosexuality as God’s created intent, and that this viewpoint will influence—and be expressed throughout—this conference. I further understand that the subject matter at the HOPE conference deals with sensitive topics and opinions which may or may not align with my worldview, and which also may touch on emotional or spiritual issues that are critical to me and thus may be unsettling. I voluntarily and personally assume responsibility for my participation in any and all aspects of the conference, and I release Restored Hope Network, its board, members, and any other conference teachers or contributors from any claims whatsoever for damages alleged as a direct or indirect result of participation in this conference."
All participants at the HOPE conference must be familiar with, and in agreement with, the Code of Conduct outlined above. Signify your understanding and acceptance of all Conference Policies and the Code of Conduct by completing your registration for the conference. If you are registering someone else, registration also implies the individual's (individuals') assent to abide by these policies.