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2013 by the numbers

  • Zigler Hospitality Center hosted around 7,822 volunteers, guests, and employees in our facilities, and served approximately 9,427 meals.
  • Overnight accommodation bed nights numbered 3,111.
  • More than 100 retreat and conference groups utilized the meeting and recreational spaces.
  • Resident volunteers provided a combined total of 6,608 hours of support serving in such capacities as Program Assistant in the Hospitality Office, Volunteer Host and Hostess, and Volunteer Kitchen Assistance.

The Brethren Service Center campus includes Brethren Disaster Ministries, Children’s Disaster Services, Material Resources, On Earth Peace, SERRV, IMA World Health, and the Mid-Atlantic District Office.

The Zigler Hospitality Center is nestled in the beautiful landscape of rural New Windsor, Maryland and is conveniently located within approximately a one-hour’s drive from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the Naval Academy and National Harbor of our historic capital, Annapolis, the museums, theater, and cultural districts of Washington, D.C., as well as the rich history and Civil War battlefields in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Guests and volunteers find the area filled with ample recreation, and enjoy many educational and historic sites within a small radius of New Windsor that can be explored during day trips from our facilities.

While our primary focus is to serve the volunteers that support the day-to-day operations of Material Resources and our partner agencies, SERRV and IMA World Health, by providing meals, guest rooms, and meeting space for fellowship and worship, we are happy serve individuals in need of overnight accommodations, family events, day conferences, corporate retreast, church retreats, and banquets.

The Zigler Hospitality Center offers overnight accommodations to groups of up to 36, as well as 6 versatile meeting rooms with capacity for groups of 10 to 200, and dining services and catering for groups of up to 150 people.

We offer variety of amenities to meet the needs of our guests, whether their stay with us is leisure or business. These include:

  • 12 charming hotel style guest rooms with private baths accommodating up to 36 guests
  • 6 versatile meeting rooms with capacities for up to 150 people, furnished and arranged according to your specific needs.
  • Buffet meals served in our welcoming dining room.
  • Full on premise catering service for up to 200 people can be served buffet or family style for a special breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
  • Extensive inventory of A/V equipment including Power Point, LCD projectors, audio systems, hand held microphones, and DVD/VCR combos in meeting rooms
  • Indoor Basketball Court and gymnasium (subject to availability, reservation recommended)
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access in all meeting rooms, guest rooms, and common areas
  • Unique shopping at SERRV/ A Greater Gift Fair Trade Shop

We invite you to stay with us and experience the friendly service and unique history so many have come to enjoy.

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