Ministry and Life Institute Registration Form 
> MLI will be offered on June 4 to 8, 2017
(Note: No institute will be offered in 2018 due to the Diaconate Congress that year. The next institute, NDI, will be offered in June 2019.)

There are two ways to register for MLI. Simply fill-in the online form (below) or download and print the form that is attached at the bottom of this page.

Online registrations may be paid by credit card through PayPal. No PayPal account is needed; just select the box "I do not have a PayPal account" to process your card. You can also register online and pay by check made payable to: National Association of Diaconate Directors. Please include a copy of your MLI registration confirmation email with your check. Mail to: NADD, 7625 North High Street, Columbus OH 43235

Please remember that participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. See "Hotel Information" below.

NADD Refund Policy
NADD will provide refunds on the following schedule:
- Cancellations prior to May 1, 2017: 100% ($2,000)
- Cancellations after May 1 but before May 15: 80% ($1,600)
- Cancellations after May 15 but before June 1: 50% ($1,000)
- Cancellations after June 1: 0% ($0)

MLI Brochure

The 2017 MLI brochure can be downloaded from the PDF at the bottom of this page

Hotel Information

The official hotel of the 2017 MLI is the Doubletree by Hilton located at 175 Hutchinson Parkway, Columbus, Ohio 43235. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations and for paying their own bills.

MLI participants get a special room rate of $112/night plus 17.50% tax. Rooms include airport transportation, a full daily breakfast, and daily transportation to PCJ and back. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations, all transportation to and from Columbus, and payment for lodging and meals other than those noted in the MLI program schedule. The room block cut-off date is May 23, 2017.

Reservations may be made by phone or online using the link below. Telephone reservations are made by calling: 614-885-3334 or 1-800-870-0349. Please identify yourself as with the National Association of Diaconate Directors to obtain the special room rate. The link below may be used to make online reservations:  

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Hotel Name:


Hotel Address:

175 Hutchinson Avenue

Columbus, Ohio


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If you have questions about MLI, please call the NADD office @ 614-985-2276 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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