Ona Orth Ministry Center

The Ona Orth Ministry Center, located on the shores of Snail Lake, is a modern, year round, retreat center. It is the perfect setting for a weekend or day retreat, corporate planning session, staff getaway or afternoon barbeque, the Ona Orth Ministry Center and staff will help you make your event a huge success.


  Convenient Shoreview location with an "out in the country" feeling.
  Beach and Lake Access
  Tranquil Chapel/multi-purpose room setting will comfortably seat 80
  Overnight accommodations for up to 78 people
  Attractive meeting rooms complete with sofas and easy chairs.
  4 Fireplaces
  Game Room with foosball, pool and air hockey tablesIndoor full court gymnasium (non-regulation size)
  Commercial kitchen
  Easy access to local restaurants, coffee shops, and caterers .
  Spacious outdoor grounds with walking trails, 9 hole Frisbee golf course, picnic tables, fire-pit, outdoor amphitheater and more.
  Peaceful secluded setting
  Lighted parking lot
Some say that the best keep secret in the Twin Cities is the work that the Union Gospel Mission does to help needy people—that maybe true, but a close runner up would certainly be the Orna Orth Ministry. This great facility is now available to you and your group for any of the following events:
  Birthday Parties
  Family Reunions
  Class Reunions
  Youth, Men's and Women's Retreats
  Staff Retreats and Meetings
  Educational Classes
  Community meetings
  Volleyball and basketball practices
  Exercise and dance classes
  Weddings and Receptions


Surprisingly reasonable rental fees are based on rooms requested, hours used, and the nature of the event. Contact us to help you put together a package that will fit in your budget.


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Dee Yang
Ona Orth Ministry Center
580 West Hwy 96
Shoreview, MN 55126
(651) 484-2023