Date and Location:

November 15th & 16th

NorthPoint Church in Johnston, IA


HOPE Adoption Conference

Adoption is a faith journey for many couples that are seeking God’s plan for building their families. The Hope Adoption Conference is making a difference in the lives of these families.

Through this Gospel-Centered conference, we are engaging individuals and families in adoption and caring for children in need of families by offering education, support and encouragement. At this conference families are connecting with others as they walk their journey of faith.


What to Expect


Connect with Others

Find time to be refreshed, encouraged and strengthened alongside others who share a heart for adoption.



We point to the hope of the Gospel as we support families in their adoption stories. We pray for God's glory to be displayed through families that engage in adoption. 



The adoption journey is full of many ups and downs.  Join with others who share in the journey by offering praise, worship, and thanksgiving to God!


Ministries & Organizations

Visit the many exhibitors offering resources, information, and opportunities. Click here to see our exhibitors.

Breakout Sessions

Join with families and presenters from all over the Midwest.  The breakout sessions provide information, guidance, and wisdom! You will be educated, motivated and engaged. There is something for you! 

Prayer & Intercession

Participate in praying for families and children in their adoption or foster care journey while being encouraged by others praying for you!




Peggy Porter Adoptee and Development Coordinator, Beauty Amidst The Ashes

Dominique White Birth Mother
DHS Approved One Credit Hour for Foster Parents

Eric Porter
Founder and President of Backyard Orphans

Stephanie Fast
Speaker and Adoptee

Darcie Van Voorst

The Jenkins Family
Grant Recipients

The Seiser Family
Adoptive Family


Worship With


Mass Anthem
Worship Band


 HOPE2019 Schedule


November 15th

6:00pm - Doors Open

7:00pm - Concert & Speaker

8:30pm - Dismiss

November 16th

8:30am - Opening Session

10:00am - Breakout Sessions

11:15am - Breakout Sessions

12:15pm - Lunch

1:30pm - General Session

3:00pm - Breakout Sessions

4:15pm - Closing Session



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