Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Annual Conference Information Packet available online, registration begins Feb. 21.

The Information Packet for the 2009 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren is now available online. The packet offers essential information about the Conference to take place in San Diego, Calif., on June 26-30, including registration fees, travel and housing information, age group events, special presentations, and more.

The packet is available at (go to to download the packet in pdf format). Those who are unable to access the Internet may obtain an Information Packet on CD for $3 or a paper copy for $5 from the Annual Conference Office. Send requests to or call 800-688-5186.

Non-delegate registration for the Conference will be available online beginning Feb. 21, at the Conference website. Cost for an adult to pre-register for the full event is $75, or $100 onsite. Discounted fees are available for those attending single days or the weekend, ages 12-21, and current Brethren Volunteer Service workers. Children under 12 register for free. Conference registration can be completed online or by filling out the non-delegate registration form in the Information Packet.

Housing reservations also may be made starting Feb. 21, using the online housing system at or by submitting the housing request form in the Information Packet. Two hotels are offered for Conference housing this year, the Town and Country Hotel, where the Conference will be held, and the Doubletree Hotel Mission Valley.

Feb. 21 also marks the date when the registration fee for delegates from congregations and districts will increase to $245, from $200. Delegates are requested to submit their registrations and fees before that date.

For more information contact the Annual Conference Office at or 800-688-5186.

Source: 2/12/2009 Newsline Extra

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