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Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center
7984 257th Street West 
Farmington, MN 55024-9243

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Phone: 952-469-2175
Fax: 952-469-5564

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Thank you for choosing Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center for your upcoming retreat.

This page includes a summary of our facilties and services for your reference as you make plans for your group's stay. There are also fillable rooming sheets under DOWNLOADS on the left-hand side of this page. Please complete and return to us three weeks in advance of your stay.

Meals: All meals are served in the Trillium Dining Room.
               Breakfast at 8am
               Lunch at 12pm
               Dinner at 6pm
Dietary requests (vegetarian and vegan) and food allergies such as celiac, peanuts, shellfish and lactose can be accommodated. Please let us know of any special diet requests three weeks in advance of your stay.

Breaks: Breaks are at your leisure. Our 24-hour beverage bar features fresh brewed coffee and herbal teas. Snacks are served in the Trillium Dining Room. For health and sanitation reasons, food is not allowed in the sleeping rooms of the Ruth Cornell House.

Meeting Rooms: Our comfortable and adaptable meeting rooms are equipped with high speed wireless internet access, pianos and couches for casual group gatherings. Each room offers flexibility in setup allowing for customization of space. Before your retreat, please let us know how to arrange your meeting room. Common arrangements include tables and chairs in a u-shape, classroom or hollow square set-up or chairs only in a circle or theater style.

Internet Access: We have free Wi-Fi throughout our campus. The password is available at the reception desk.

A/V needs: Basic audio/visual equipment is provided at no extra charge. We have TVs/Blue Ray, LCD projectors and screens, microphones, VCRs as well as flipcharts, dry erase boards, and lectures for your presentation needs.

Breakout Rooms: Common areas and rented meeting rooms provide for small group exchanges. Privacy needs determine which space will serve your group best. Please call us to schedule a preferred meeting area.

Overnight Room Check-Out: Check-out time is 10am on the day of your departure. Please strip your bed and prop the door to your room open when you leave. Keys should be turned in at the front desk in the Ruth Youngdahl Lodge.

Lounge & Library: We welcome you to gather casually in the third floor lobby and second floor library of the overnight building, the Ruth Cornell House. These shared spaces are open to all guests. Please be respectful of fellow guests by engaging in quiet activities in the library and observe quiet time after 10pm throughout the building.

Chapel: Our main sanctuary provides worship and private reflection opportunities as available. Times may be scheduled one month in advance. Our prayer chapel in the lower level of the Ruth Youngdahl Lodge is available for personal meditation. Communion is also available upon request.

Recreation: Please schedule pool/sauna and campfire use one month prior to arrival. Youth groups require adult chaperones at the pool. Other activities include labyrinth walk, game room with pool table, ping-pong, foosball, hiking and skiing trails, basketball, yard games, volleyball, horseshoes, and indoor board games.

Damage Policy: All groups and individuals using the Center will be liable for any damage incurred during their stay.

Handicapped Accessibility: All of our buildings have automatic front doors. Elevators are located in both multi-level buildings. All guest room door handles are lever style. Handicapped bathroom stalls exist in all public bathrooms. Our lodging room 301 is fully handicapped accessible.

After Hours Calls: After hours emergency calls are directed to our on-call manager at 952-201-1663.

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