Two ticket types are available: 1) Lodging at Cragun’s, for those who will also be registering for Lodging and Meals at Cragun’s Resort
2) Commuter, for those who will be lodging at home or off-site.The Commuter ticket includes Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner banquet, Sunday breakfast, and a resort fee.
Lodging and Meals
Lodging: If you plan to register for Lodging and Meals at Cragun’s Resort, please follow the registration link that you will receive in the confirmation message after you register for the Synod Assembly. Cost for Lodging and Meals at Cragun’s is $198.25 for double-occupancy and $323.62 for single-occupancy.
Youth Attendees: Voting members age 18 and under must be housed according to the synod housing policy for youth. This policy will be available on the Synod website, along with other registration information.
Banquet: Additional tickets for the Saturday evening Dinner Banquet are available for $25 each by contacting Kathy Wimer in the Synod office.
Commuters: The Commuter Meetings & Meals package is $90 per person. This amount is included in the Commuter registration price. There is no option for Commuting-No Meals because the Meetings & Meals package includes a resort fee for use of the facilities.
Dietary Restrictions: For individuals with dietary restrictions (vegetarian, gluten-free, other), please note your dietary restrictions in the space on the Synod registration form and Cragun’s will contact you for further details.
Other Lodging? For those considering lodging at another local hotel, please remember that the Cragun’s rate includes four meals, which would have to be purchased separately at the Commuter rate. Comparable local hotels have a double-occupancy rate of $250-$360 for 2 people for two nights.
Friday Dinner Update – Cragun’s Resort Dining Room will be open Friday evening for dinner before the Assembly, serving a Taco Bar w/ seasoned beef & chicken, Spanish rice, refried beans, corn w/ black beans, hard & soft shells, assorted taco toppings, assorted cookies, coffee, tea or water. If lodging at Cragun’s, pre-order your ticket using the Cragun’s Resort registration link. If commuting, preorder your ticket on the Synod Assembly registration form.
ROOM REGISTRATION: Register online with Cragun’s for Lodging and Meals using the link you will receive in the Assembly Registration confirmation email.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTRATION:
All attendees, including visitors, must register to receive a nametag. A nametag is required for admittance to the Plenary Hall/Sports Centre.
When registering for Synod Assembly, some congregation members are unsure what their voting status is. Congregation Members who are attending as voting members on behalf of their church should register as “Voting Member – Lay,” “Lay” meaning someone is not rostered, ordained or a member of the clergy.
Deadlines and Fees
Early Bird Registration for the Assembly is $90
on or before March 1
Late Registration after March 2 is $95.
All attendees must complete the Synod Assembly registration form online Click HERE
If you don’t have capabilities to do so online, please find someone in your congregation that can assist you or register for you.
You may also call Registrar Anne Laechel at 218.851.2214 for assistance.
The registration deadline is April 4.
Please contact the Registrar with any substitutions, to help avoid issues at check-in.
On-site registration is Friday, May 4 from 2:00-5:00 pm in the lobby at the Resort. After 5:00 pm registration moves to the Exercise Room outside of the Sports Centre.
On-site childcare will not be available, but a Kid’s Zone with space for young children and their parents will be set up in the back of the Plenary Hall. To help us know how many to plan for, please include the names and ages of the children on the Synod Assembly registration form.