42nd Annual National Conference on Faith-Based Service

NOVEMBER 5-8, 2019

Each fall, more than 150 staff members of faith-based volunteer programs, campus personnel, and other partners gather for the National Conference on Faith-Based Service. Hosted in a different location each year, the National Conference is an opportunity for those involved in faith-based service to come together to learn new skills, share their experience and expertise, and network with their colleagues.


Registration will open in late summer of 2019.

Travel & Lodging

Crowne Plaza at Playhouse Square
1260 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

The Crowne Plaza at Playhouse Square hotel is located in the vibrant theatre district just a few blocks from the latest shows at Playhouse Square, get in tune with your favorite music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum and explore the Great Lakes Science Center.

Start your day with breakfast buffet located at the Ghost Light Restaurant & Lounge and relax at the hotels newly remodeled indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. End your day at the award winning Ghost Light Restaurant & Lounge.

Keynote Speakers & Workshops

Each year, our keynote speakers and workshop facilitators help us delve into our Conference theme while sharing wisdom and experience that will help faith-based volunteer programs operate in areas such as Leadership, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Support, Campus Partnerships, and Spiritual Growth. If you are interested in participating in this way please reach out to Mike McCormick at [email protected]

We are now accepting workshop proposals for this year's conference! Please click HERE to access our online proposal form. You may also read more about our workshop themes and submission guidelines HERE.

*Submission Deadline has been extended to June 21st, 2019.

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Interested in exhibiting and/or sponsoring? For more information, please contact Sarah Hammel: [email protected]



Questions about the National Conference on Faith-Based Service? Contact Sarah Hammel at [email protected].