The past few months have been unlike any we’ve ever experienced. From canceled reservations in April to needing to keep our campground closed for Memorial Day Weekend, we, like many of you, have been experiencing firsthand the impacts of COVID-19. Reflecting back over the history of the Conference Grounds, however, we recognize that COVID-19 isn’t the first challenging situation that our ministry has encountered. In all of these challenges, the Lord has continued to show his faithfulness and blessing over our ministry. In response to the impacts COVID-19 has had on our organization, we designed Night of Light – a virtual fundraising effort to support ourRead More →

The Board of Directors did meet and reviewed the guidelines from the Ottawa County Health Department regarding recreational camping under the current stay at home executive order and have determined that the Conference Grounds campground and cottages will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend.  We will not be having worship services and our Memorial Day concert with the Voices of Victory.   We DO plan to open our ice cream store and kitchen operations on Saturday and Memorial day with limited hours for pick-up and window service for those that would like to drive-in.   The hope is that we will be able open our campgroundRead More →

With the latest stay at home order through May 28, 2020 our summer pool bands will not be available for purchase until Friday, May 29. This date may change again based upon any new executive orders issued by the Governor.Read More →

The Grounds ministry team continues to be healthy and safe!  We hope that you to are well and looking forward to warmer weather, camping, going to the beach, an ice cream cone or two, and a great time of worship and praise!   We are now on week number 9 of our stay at home order and it looks like it will be another two weeks with the latest executive order from the Governor.  We continue to have many walkers and visitors who come to get a little exercise, check on the size of our beach (Yes, it’s bigger than last year), and ask when areRead More →

We hope and pray that our Conference Grounds family continues to be safe and healthy!  Our ministry team continues to be well and is preparing the Grounds for another Summer season.  We are on week number 8 of being closed to cottage use and facility rentals, and like all of you we are ready for this be over!  We continue to have many visitors and community members who come into the Grounds for their recreational walks and to check out our beach. Even though our first first Senior Serve week , which should be going on this week, has been cancelled, a lot of clean-upRead More →

I hope that our Conference Grounds family continues to be safe and healthy!  Our ministry team continues to be well and is preparing the Grounds for another Summer season.  We are on week number 7 of being closed to cottage use and facility rentals.  We continue to have many visitors and community members who come into the Grounds for their recreational walks and to check out our beach. Yes, like I mentioned last week we have a beach and it’s currently bigger than last year!  We continue to be hopeful of a summer season and all the activities that families come to enjoy! We haveRead More →

April 21, 2020 We are all  healthy and well!  Thank you for keeping us in your prayers as we continue to plan and prepare for the summer season.  We are still closed for  camping , cottage rentals, and facility rentals.  We are hoping to make our cottages available to families or small groups after the latest executive order expires on May 1st.  We plan  to be open for camping by the Memorial Day weekend even if it’s at limited capacity.  We will wait for the next directive from the Governor.  We continue to take reservations for our summer camping season and have openings for mostRead More →

  I hope and pray that our Conference Grounds family is safe, healthy, well, and practicing all our safe distancing guidelines!  I’ve been reminded of the Bible verse, Romans 12:12 ” Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer!” We are continuing to plan and prepare for our summer season and hopefully be open for camping Memorial Day weekend if not sooner (camping is currently closed until May 15 per executive order 2020-21).  Our recreational facilities, cottages, and meeting areas are also closed until April 30, though we have walkers and visitors (practicing safe distancing guidelines) stopping by to check out ourRead More →

The Conference Grounds is closed for camping and cottage rental plus all facility rentals.  We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and wait for direction from the state of Michigan regarding when we will be able to re-open.  We have many community  families coming in for walks and yes they are practicing social distancing! We fully anticipate to be closed through the month of April and possibly to mid-May.   Our administration office is open  from 9 am to 4:30, Monday through Friday, though we will closed  Friday, April 3 and Monday April 6.  We are accepting reservations for camping this summer and have openings forRead More →

As things are changing day by day in our world right now it is no surprise that we need to make adjustments as well! Currently all activities and reservations through April 13 have been cancelled. Our administration office is still open to answer phone calls and emails as well as taking care of the essentials of keeping a business a float. Our regular office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am-4:30 pm. If you call and get our voicemail please leave a message and we will return your call as timely as we possibly can. We are taking reservations for camping this summer as well asRead More →