Tabernacles Conference 2016

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Welcome to the 2016 Tabernacles Conference Event Page

Please visit this page regularly as information will be periodically updated as needed.

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Video Streaming And Chat

You can visit the Streaming Center to view any available recorded streams.



Speakers / Schedule

The Conference begins Friday morning, September 16 and ends Sunday evening, September 18.

Note: "Streamed" means they will be streamed, not necessarily that they have already been streamed.

Note: All times are US CDT.

Note: Speakers' schedule details will be available before the Conference.

9:00 am - 11:30 am Diane Padilla Streamed
Ron Oja Not Streamed
Lunch break
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Stephen Jones Streamed
Rob Corry Streamed
Dinner break
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Kevin Hanke Streamed
Mark Eaton Streamed
9:00 am - 11:30 am Diane Padilla Streamed
Mark Eaton Streamed
Lunch break
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Rob Corry Streamed
Dave Dixon (music) Streamed
Kevin Hanke Streamed
Dinner break
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Ron Oja Not Streamed
9:00 am - 11:30 am Carlos and Shelli Ricci (music) Streamed
Stephen Jones Streamed
Lunch break
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm To Be Announced

Additional speaker / schedule details will be posted as they become available.


Booking Information 

The 2016 Tabernacles Conference is being held at the Double Tree in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Click Here To Book Your Room

Please ignore anything having to do with "logging in" on the website. The sign in boxes are for our admin, and not for room booking purposes.

You can also call the Double Tree at 952-542-8600 to make room reservations. and be sure to give them our Group Code: GKK.

We have secured special pricing for the special rate of $125/day. You may choose either a king-size bed or two doubles. The site allows you to make up to 5 reservations at a time, but it is not likely that any of you will need that many separate room reservations.

Update: All special room rates have been filled. Any future reservations will only be available at the standard rates.

It is a little expensive, but this is because there is a big Vikings-Packers football home game that week end in Minneapolis, and hotels will soon be packed out. Virtually all of the hotel chains raise their prices to close to $200/night on such occasions, so they are reluctant to give cheaper reservations to anyone. Then, too, it is also a very nice hotel in a good location with shops and restaurants nearby, as many of you already know from being there before.

Shuttle Service

The hotel has shuttle service but only for a five-mile radius. Unfortunately, the airport is more than five miles away. You may take the train from the airport to the downtown area, where the hotel shuttle can meet you; or just take a taxi to the hotel.


About The Conference

This conference is somewhat early, because it is the only available time before Thanksgiving in late November. Then I realized that September 18 is the first day of Tabernacles on the Roman church calendar, since they celebrated Good Friday on March 25th. The Jewish calendar called for a “reset” month (2nd Adar), so they celebrated Passover on April 23rd. Neither calendar is based on a formula that is necessarily correct, so I don’t want to be a slave of either system. But as it worked out, the availability of the hotel conference room decided the issue for us.


Ride And Room Sharing

If you are interested in sharing a ride to the conference or have a ride that could accommodate more people, and/or if you are interested in sharing a room or have a room to share please email [email protected]

First Name Last Name E-mail Request
Jesse Kennedy [email protected] Plans to drive to the Twin Cities Thursday afternoon (Sept. 15) from the Wisconsin Dells area, and would like to offer a ride to anyone who needs a ride to the conference. Larger cities that may be passing include Madison, Eau Claire, La Crosse, and Rochester. 

 Please notify us if you have a request or information regarding ride and room sharing.

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If you would like to make a contribution to help with the event costs (conference rooms, speaker's accommodations, etc), you can make a donation using the donate button above. It will take you to our regular donation page.


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