True Friends Programs and Services: COVID-19 Update

True Friends has been receiving a variety of questions regarding the impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) may have on our programs and services.

Following the MN state mandate, all True Friends locations are closed and services have been suspended until the “Stay at Home” order comes to a tentative close on May 18, 2020.

Unless noted below, all programs and services will be suspended through May 17, 2020. True Friends may tentatively resume onsite operations on Monday, May 18:

- Volunteer services is suspending volunteer opportunities until June 1.

True Friends will continue to follow the directions and protocols set by the CDC and WHO, as well as state and local agencies. If you have program specific questions or needs, please reach out to our staff who are working remotely to prepare for when program and services are back up and running again.

If you have any general questions or concerns please call 952.852.0101, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ,or reach out to us via email at info@truefriends.org.

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

John LeBlanc, President and CEO

Terms and Conditions

Please read the information in this document carefully to avoid any delay in the processing of your reservation.

Group Responsibilities

  • Groups must sign an agreement form that is generated specifically for them after making their reservation. This signed agreement is their binding contract with us.
  • Groups will provide a list of names involved with the function either on or before the first day of the reservation.
  • Groups will be held responsible in billing for 80% of the number confirmed 90 days prior to their event and for 95% of the number confirmed two weeks prior to their True Friends Conference & Retreat Centers reservation date.
  • Groups should supply a certificate of insurance in advance naming True Friends as an additional insured. Please contact your insurance carrier and have them forward a copy directly to True Friends. Unless we have your certificate of insurance in hand before your group arrives at our facility, your group will be assessed an additional 3 percent charge on lodging fees. Certificates can be faxed to 952-852-0123, Attn: "Conference & Retreat Centers" Please reference your group name and reservation number on the fax cover sheet.


In addition to the signed agreement, your non-refundable deposit is required to secure your reservation. Deposit and agreement must be received 90 days before the day of the event in order to secure the reservation.


True Friends Conference & Retreat Centers reserves the right to cancel reservations due to circumstances beyond our control, including severe weather such as subzero temperatures and blizzards. If this is decided, a member of our staff will contact your group leader and inform them of the decision. Every effort will be made to reschedule the reservation. However, if that is not possible, your deposit will be refunded.

Payment of Balance

The balance of payment for your visit is due within 30 days of departure. True Friends accepts payments in the form of a check or online payment by major credit card. Please indicate your reservation number on any check when making payment.

Please Note: Tax exempt organizations, including non-profits, are required to pay Minnesota State Sales Tax on food and lodging.

Please contact us with any concerns related to your reservation. Thank you.

Contact Details

10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

Tel: 952.852.0104
Toll Free: 800.450.8376
Fax: 952.852.0123

Email Us

Join Our Mailing List


To be so close to our homes in the metro but feel so far away from "it all" was an amazing experience.

Akin Adeniyi, Deeper Life Church

We had a wonderful time at our weekend convention. I want to thank Gina our host and the staff at your kitchen. We've used various facilities but yours is distinct. We thank you for giving us such great service.

Confirmation Leader

Everyone loved Camp Friendship. Being close to the cities makes it a very convenient location.

Mill End Quilters

The lighting was great with easy loading and unloading – perfect for our age group. Very pleased. Everything was perfect.

Fr. Joseph

Thank you to all the staff. Our event was a huge success thanks to your hard work! We look forward to coming out again!

A Crafter

I was amazed! The cabin was beautiful with all the knotty pine and great natural light with all the windows.

Returning Guest

The food was excellent - very creative and tasty with many veggies & fruit. Very helpful, courteous staff. Thank you!

St. Timothy’s Leader

Anything I needed was retrieved or made for me. The staff and facilities were excellent.