The 2017 CPT Theology Conference will be held at Calvary Memorial Church, in Oak Park, Illinois.  Oak Park is located in the near west suburbs of Chicago, with convenient train access into the city and the far western suburbs.


**Contact if you are interested in potentially sharing a hotel room with other conference attendees to reduce lodging costs.**

The Center For Pastor Theologians has secured group rate discounts at the following hotels:

Best Western Plus – Chicago Hillside (708) 544-9300
15-minute drive from conference venue
Mention “CPT Conference” to book at group rate

The Carleton of Oak Park  (708) 848-5000
5–10 minute walk from conference venue
To make reservation, please ask for the Sales & Catering Office and speak with Dana Schuster or Katie Fox.  You must mention Group # 2689.


The conference venue is located in the heart of downtown Oak Park, and within a short walking distance of many fine restaurants and quick service establishments, including: Lou Malnati’s Pizza, Winberies, Mancini’s, Lake Street Kitchen and Bar, Jerusalem Café, Prairie Bread Kitchen, Potbellies, Five Guys,  Q Barbecue, Chipotle, Bar Louie’s, and more. The Center For Pastor Theologians will secure discounts (usually 10–20% off) for several local restaurants for conference attendees.


Free conference parking is available in the Calvary Memorial parking lot, located on the east sides of the church building. The west lot will be reserved for church staff parking, and conference registration. Additional parking is available in a village-managed parking garage across the street from the church. Parking rates are roughly $1/hour.