23rd Annual

Ministerial Enrichment Weekend

of the
Biblical Mennonite Alliance

2022 MEW Biblical Mennonite Alliance Sarasota Florida

Palm Grove Mennonite Church

1087 Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL 34232

Message from the Hosts, Southeast Region

We welcome you to “Sunny” Sarasota, FL and hope you will enjoy your few days in the “South”. This is our 23rd annual BMA Ministerial Enrichment Weekend. We look forward to serving you this weekend, and our desire is that you will leave spiritually refreshed and strengthened in your faith.

Information

  • In-home lodging is available on a limited basis; if desired, early registration is encouraged.
  • Meals will be provided on a donation basis.
  • EVERYONE who plans to come, PLEASE REGISTER BY JANUARY 11, even if making your own lodging arrangements.

Covid Precautions

Attendees are encouraged to take due precautions regarding Covid. Mask-wearing is welcome but not required.

Contacts

Event Coordinators

Todd & Tonia Webb
(828) 606-8158

JR & Mary Ann Weaver
(941) 356-9048

palmgrovemennonitechurch@gmail.com

Registration & Lodging Coordinators

Brendan & Wynette Nolt
(941) 586-1167
mewpalmgrove@gmail.com

Program Questions & Display Permissions

John Ivan Byler
(540) 820-4194
adminsec@mailbma.com

(new application deadline Dec. 16, 2021)

Airport/Lodging Information

Nearby Airports

Sarasota (SRQ) – 7.8 miles (18 minutes)

Punta Gorda (PGD) – 54 miles (53 minutes)

St. Petersburg (PIE) – 55 miles (57 minutes)

Tampa (TPA) – 64 miles (63 minutes)

Fort Myers (RSW) – 89 miles (81 minutes)

We urge you to register early for lodging as this is Florida’s busy season and things are booked up early.

Area Motels

Driving time is from Palm Grove Mennonite Church. Request “BMA Conference” for these rates. Rates do not include tax. Registration deadline is Dec. 28, 2021 unless stated otherwise.

We also recommend AirBnB and VRBO for rentals as in-home lodging will be very limited.

Carlisle Inn – walking distance
3727 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34232
(844) 369-2275
$169.00 – All rooms
Deadline: December 15, 2021
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Ameniti Bay – 4.4 miles
5985 Brookhill Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 500-9960
$139.00 – All rooms
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Magnolia Pointe – 4.4 miles
5965 Brookhill Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 500-4700 ext. 105
$139.00 – All rooms
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Hampton Inn & Suites I-75/Bee Ridge – 5.2 miles
5995 Cattleridge Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 371-1900
$159.00 – All rooms
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Hampton Inn & Suites – 8.8 miles
8565 Cooper Creek Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 355-8619
$159.00 – All rooms
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Days Inn – 6.5 miles
5774 Clark Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 549-8884
No BMA Rates
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Quality Inn – 6.6 miles
5778 Clark Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 921-7750
No BMA Rates
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Campgrounds

Myakka River State Park – 17.5 miles
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
(941) 361-6511
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Oscar Scherer State Park – 11.6 miles
1843 S Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
(941) 483-5956
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Registration Form

Please register for the 2022 MEW by submitting the form below before Jan. 11, 2022