Cost and Hotels

January 30–February 1, 2020 • Grand Rapids, Michigan


Conference fees

Payable in USD and by credit card only. 

Carefully plan your "Registration Type" (listed in the table below) before you enter online registration. We cannot process a refund if you change your "Registration Type." Thanks for your understanding. 

Registration Type

Fees in USD

One Day

Two Days

Three Days





Group  (3 or more from a church or organization)    




This rate includes:

  • Students (full or part-time students at high schools, college/universities, seminaries)
  • Teachers/professors who accompany a group of students 
  • Calvin faculty and staff 
  • Calvin Academy of Lifelong Learning (CALL)
  • Vital Worship Grant project directors & team members 




Calvin Theological Seminary students, staff, and faculty

no fees during online registration

Invited guests of the Worship Institute & the Center for Excellence in Preaching

no fees during online registration

Calvin Theological Seminary walk-up fee

same as student rates


*Online registration closes on January 22, 5:00 pm EST. At that time, if we have not reached capacity, walk-up registration details will be posted (selections limited to available workshops).

Optional Costs
Lunch (Friday, Saturday)
pre-pay through online registration or cash-at-the-dining hall door.
Thursday lunch is included in the registration fee.
Dinner (Thursday, Friday)
pre-pay through online registration or cash-at-the-dining hall door. 
Limited conference shuttle service available from four hotels to the Calvin campus.
See below for hotels with shuttle service.
(Thursday through Saturday afternoon)
Reformed Worship magazine, one year subscription 
$35.00 (USD) print and digital for US and Canada; $25.00 (USD) digital library membership.
Optional donation:
Will you partner with the Symposium to provide hospitality for overseas international guests?
Any amount is greatly appreciated.
Cancellation policy and fee
Send an email by February 3, 2020, to with “cancellation” in the subject line (no cancellations over the phone, please). After January 22, no refunds are available on the lunches, dinners, or shuttle service.

Travel and Accommodations

Please call the local hotel phone number to book your room; do not book through web sites. Make sure you mention the Symposium on Worship. All hotels provide complimentary wireless access. Rates might not be available after January 2.

A basic shuttle service to and from the conference (morning and evening times) will be provided from these three hotels for a fee of $40 (payable on the registration form).

All the rooms at the Prince Conference Center are reserved for Symposium presenters.

Conference shuttle service ($40) to and from these hotels:
Cost Hotel

Comfort Inn
4155 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

  • Complimentary airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary hot breakfast 
  • Microwaves & Refrigerators in all rooms
  • 24 hour fitness and business center

Country Inn and Suites
3251 Deposit Drive 
Grand Rapids, MI 49546



  • Complimentary airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
  • Indoor Pool, Whirlpool and Fitness Center

Holiday Inn - Grand Rapids Airport
3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd
Kentwood, MI 49512

  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
  • Indoor swimming pool 
  • 24 hour fitness center
  • Grill 29 – full service restaurant 
  • 6 pm day of arrival cancellation policy

Other hotels close to Calvin University:

Conference shuttle service not available:
Cost Hotel Phone Amenities

Book your group rate for Calvin University Worship Symposium


Rate available until January 8, 2020.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Rapids Airport
3333 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512


  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • 24 Hour Fitness Center with Cross fit Station


$105 + tax

DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport


  • Complimentary full breakfast buffet
  • Complimentary WIFI, airport shuttle and parking
  • Complimentary cookies at check in
  • Indoor pool, hot tub and fitness center
  • Ganders Restaurant on site serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and beverages daily

Calvin Symposium Rate 


Rate available through January 14, 2020

Drury Inn & Suites
5175 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2392387.

  • Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast 
  • Complimentary Hot Food & Cold Beverages at 5:30 PM Kickback
  • Free Wi-Fi Throughout the Hotel 
  • Free Soft Drinks and Popcorn 
  • On-Site Facilities 

Calvin Symposium Rate
King $100.00

2 Queens $105.00

Hampton Inn and Suites Grand Rapids - Airport

5200 28th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512


  • Complimentary airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • 24 hour Fitness Center
  • Indoor pool & hot tub open daily from 6am-11pm

Calvin University Rate
One bed suite $89.00

2 bed suite $129.00

Hawthorn Suites
2701 East Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

  • Suites with fully equipped kitchens.
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast in the Gatehouse
  • Complimentary light dinner every Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • 24 hour access fitness room
  • Limited transportation to conference if arranged ahead of time

Calvin University Rate

(mention you are coming to the Worship Symposium at Calvin University)

Hilton Garden Inn Grand Rapids East
2321 East Beltline Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

  • Complimentary parking
  • Garden Grille serving breakfast and dinner
  • Refrigerator and microwave in each room
  • Indoor Michigan-Shaped Pool
  • Indoor/outdoor hot-tub
  • Workout facility

Calvin University Rate

Sleep Inn & Suites
4284 29th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Pool and fitness center

Calvin Symposium Rate
King Suite $100.00
2 Queen Suite $105.00

SpringHill Suites Grand Rapids Airport
5250 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 

  • King Suites and Queen Suites
  • Complimentary airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet
  • 24 hour Fitness Center
  • Indoor pool & hot tub open daily from 6am-11pm

Calvin Symposium Rate


Best Western Hotels and Resorts
5500 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

  • Hot breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free light dinner every Monday through Thursday

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