Can I register the day of the event?

If there are any seats available the day of the event they will be available for walk-up registration.

What is the cost for the event?

Early Bird pricing is $119 per person or $99 per person if you are registering 2 or more people. Regular pricing begins September 1st and is $129 per person or $109 per person when registering 2 or more people. 

The cost for Summit Immerse is $25 per person.

Will there be Summit Immerse during the 2019 Summit on Stepfamily Ministry?

Yes! Summit Immerse is a half-day deep-dive with Ron L. Deal and other experts. This year's Summit Immerse will be held on Wednesday, October 23rd from 1:30-5:00 PM at Community Church.

Cost is $25 per person and can be added on to your Summit registration.

This year's theme is Avoiding a Crisis: Money Management in Blended Families 

Are lunches provided during the event?

Lunch will be provided on Thursday and Friday of the event. Please note that we cannot make dietary accommodations. If you have a strict diet, please feel free to bring a lunch or visit one of the local restaurants. 

Is there a military discount?

Yes! We are pleased to offer a discount for Military Chaplains and other members of the military that would like to attend the Summit. Please email for the discount.

What is your cancellation policy?

Up to seven days after the event date, guests may request a refund for the event if not attended. Contact us by e-mail at to request the refund minus a nominal $15/person processing fee.

For help with reservations or cancellations, call 1-800-358-6329 or email

Will childcare be provided?

Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide childcare at this event. 

Where do I park and is there a cost?

Wheaton Bible Church has plenty of parking and there is no charge. When you arrive at the church, please follow any Summit signage to ensure you park at the correct door.

Does FamilyLife have recommended hotels with preferred rates?

Please check back for hotel information closer to the event date.

Are there shuttles provided from the hotels?

FamilyLife does not provide shuttles but hotels occasionally do. Please check with your hotel for more information.

Are you interested in becoming an exhibitor or sponsor at the 2020 Summit on Stepfamily Ministry?

We would love to have you! Please contact Nicole Burns at for more information.