MN District WELS

ExpiredSpring Pastors’ Conference 2019


  • Spring Pastors' Conference 2019
    May 6, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    1:00 am - 1:00 pm

CROW RIVER CONFERENCE of the MN District of the WELS

Brothers of the Minnesota District, 

The Crow River Conference is looking forward to hosting you for the Spring Minnesota District Pastor’s Conference May 6-8.  The theme of the conference this year is “Grow in Grace”.

Registration: 3 Steps

1. Class registration link at WLS

Registration is now open to enroll for the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary classes being offered at our Spring Pastors’ Conference. Tuition for credit or auditing a course will be paid by the congregation to WLS via their website.  The cost for the classes is:  $185 per credit or $90 to audit.  Check out the WLS website for more information about the courses being offered.

2. Conference fees (WELSMN.ORG)

Registration for the conference itself is made through the district website  The conference fee is $175.00 per attendee. Please note that if you are unable to attend, there is a $25 non-attendance fee.

All payments will take place via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). To complete the registration, you will need the following numbers:

  • Payor’s ABA bank routing number (see diagram below)
  • Payor’s Checking account number (see diagram below)

Thank you for saving the district significant money by using EFT. Use of this electronic path will also simplify the registration process for your conference host as well. (Please, no physical checks!)

3. Room reservations in St. Cloud

The conference will take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites in St. Cloud, MN.  It is located at 75 S 37th Ave N, St Cloud.  Their phone number is (320) 253-9000.  Conference attendees will receive a special room rate of $105.88 until April 15, 2019. This block of rooms is reserved under the name “MN District Pastors Conference.” Attendees are responsible for making their own reservation at the hotel and arranging for their own own roommates, if desired.

The hotel has provided the following link to simplify reserving your room: MN District Pastors Conference.

Retired Brothers

You are honored guests of the District at this conference.  The registration fee, food, lodging and gas money will be paid by the District.  Hotel reservations should be made by you.  Retirees should not pay any expenses during the registration process.

The Crow River Conference looks forward to hosting the District in May.  God’s blessings as you lead people to Jesus’ cross and empty tomb!


For the sake of good order and to provide as accurate counts as possible to those who are needing them, we need everyone to complete the registration process.


Venue Phone: (320) 253-9000

Venue Website:

75 S 37th Ave, St. Cloud, Minnesota, 56301, United States


Holiday Inn & Suites, St. Cloud, MN

Check In: 4PM / Check Out: 11AM

Located at the intersection of highway 15 & 23, the Holiday Inn & Suites is the premier choice for full service St. Cloud lodging!

  1. 21,000 SQ FT of meeting space
  2. complimentary Wi-Fi
  3. 24 hour fitness center
  4. 100% non-smoking facility
  5. indoor recreation: basketball, volleyball, pools, arcade area
  6. Legends Bar and Grill
  7. free local shuttle to Crossroads Shopping Mall