About The Campaign
Tens of thousands of people have been impacted by Metigoshe Ministries since it first opened in the 1930s. Now our facilities have reached or exceeded the capacity to serve participants well. Help us ensure we answer the challenge of ministering to all those seeking spiritual renewal through “Adventure Anchored in Christ.”
The plan to grow the capacity to serve at Metigoshe Ministries includes multiple phases. Phase 1 includes replacing 15 cabins, an addition to Anna Manor and a new housing facility, all at Pelican Lake. Phase 2 includes substantially increasing the meeting capacity of The Christian Center, as well as adding six theme rooms, office space and a sauna. These improvements will ensure the ministry and serve many more generations into the future.
Architectural Drawing Gallery
How You Can Help
Phase II: Christian Center Expansion Project
We hope you (and your friends) will join us this summer as we begin building our expansion of the Christian Center, located at Lake Metigoshe.
We are finished with Phase I, cabin replacement , Gary’s Place and other projects at camp, now it is time to build at the Christian Center!
We have partnered again with Mission Builders – an outreach group of the ELCA. Mission Builders use their God-given skills to help ELCA congregations, schools, camps and social ministry organizations construct or improve their facilities. Mission Builders build with local members of congregations, schools, camps and social ministry organizations. A typical project includes the Mission Builders, members of the congregation or organization and various other professionals from the community working side-by-side to improve facilities. We look forward to welcoming Mission Builders back! But they can’t do it alone.
WE NEED YOU!
Are you interested in Volunteering? Some volunteers may be here for one day, others may bring up a camper/trailer and help out for a week or a month. The opportunities are endless – and we’d love to have you join this “Adventure Anchored in Christ!” Questions? Please call or email Deb Syvertson, our volunteer coordinator, at (701) 228-6130 or deb@MetigosheMinistries.com.
To register to be a volunteer, please send in (via e-mail or mail) your Volunteer Registration Form. Click Here for the registration form OR call our office at 701-263-4788 and we can mail a Volunteer Registration Form and more information to you.
Come for a day or more! We will provide you with free lodging and some meals. Bring a friend or family members. No experience is needed! We can find something for you to do!
Leave A Legacy – Naming Opportunities
Gifts to the campaign will be sought in the form of cash, appreciated marketable securities, land or other assets that can be readily converted to cash. Individuals, families and businesses will be invited to participate in this campaign effort through a three to five year pledge or one time gift. Charitable foundations and other granting sources will also be solicited.
Naming, memorial and/or tribute gift opportunities are available to individuals, families, businesses, and foundations contributing $25,000 or more to the campaign. Recognition of all naming/memorial gifts will be tastefully presented in a visible location at Metigoshe Ministries.
At Pelican Lake – Phase I
|Anna Manor Addition|
|To Name The Addition (Claimed)||$250,000|
|Anna Manor Storm Shelter (Claimed)||$100,000|
|Anna Manor Meeting Room||$40,000|
|Anna Manor Offices ||$25,000 each|
|To Name The Retreat House (Claimed)||$500,000|
|Theme Rooms  (All Claimed)||$50,000 each|
|Living/Meeting Room (Claimed)||$100,000|
|New Cabins  (3 Claimed)||$25,000 each|
At The Christian Center – Phase II
|To Name the Conference Center||$1,000,000|
|Sleeping Room Wing||$500,000|
|Large Group Conference Room (Claimed)||$250,000|
|Conference Room (2)||$100,000|
|Welcome Area (Claimed)||$100,000|
|Canopy Drive Through (Claimed)||$100,000|
|Conference Room Kitchen Area (Claimed)||$50,000|
|Theme Room (6)||$50,000|
|Memorial Chapel (Claimed)||$30,000|
|Upper Gardens (Claimed)||$30,000|
|Welcome Kiosk (Claimed)||$25,000|
|Ramp Entrance Sitting Area||$25,000|
Contact Executive Director Rev. Jonathan B. Halvorson to learn more about how you can leave your legacy at Metigoshe Ministries by emailing him at email@example.com or calling him at 701.263.4788.
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Throughout the years, countless lives have been inspired by experiences at camp. Former campers and former camp staff share their stories about their time with Metigoshe Ministries over the years. Learn how the experience helped guide and shape their lives both spiritually and professionally. Testimonials like these emphasize the need to keep the camp up to date, progressive, and accessible for generations to come. Tomorrow’s leaders need places like Camp Metigoshe to explore and develop their faith.
Dr. Ann Siegle Drege and Rev. Marsh Drege
Dr. Ann Siegle Drege is a former camper and staff member. She is currently a college professor and the campaign co-chair for Alumni Gifts. The Rev. Marsh Drege is the Co-Chair for Staff Alumni Gifts, a former Executive Director of Camp Metigoshe, and is the Executive Director of the Seafarers International House.