In an announcement from the Conference Office, on Feb. 22 general registration and housing reservations open online for the 2012 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, to be held on July 7-11 in St. Louis, Mo. The registration site for the Conference is www.brethren.org/ac .
Feb. 22 also is the last day for congregations to register delegates at the $285 early registration fee, also at www.brethren.org/ac (click on “Delegate Registration”). From Feb. 23-June 11 the delegate registration fee increases to $310. After June 11, delegate registration is only available onsite in St. Louis, for a fee of $360.
Beginning at 12 noon (central time) on Feb. 22 nondelegate registration opens at the same web address. This includes family registrations, housing reservations, sign up for age-group activities, sales of meal tickets, purchase of Conference booklets and choir anthem packets, and more.
General registration fees for nondelegates start at $105 for adults who attend the full Conference, $30 for children and youth (ages 12-21) for the full Conference, $35 adult daily rate, $10 children and youth daily rate, with children under 12 registering for free. Active Brethren Volunteer Service workers pay a $30 registration fee.
After June 11, all online registration for the Conference closes and increased onsite registration fees will apply. See www.brethren.org/ac for the complete Information Packet that includes a full fee schedule, hotel reservation information and lodging costs, and much more information in downloadable format.