Cannon Beach Conference Center

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Since 1945, Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center has been a place of spiritual refreshment and renewal for those seeking to re-connect with what is truly important in life.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Cannon Beach Conference Center
PO Box 398
Cannon Beach, OR 97110


Phone: (503) 436-1501

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 936002704

CEO/President: Marc Hagman

Chairman: Steve Roberts

Board size: 8


Ruling year: 1946

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1987


Bible instruction at conferences and retreats

Mission statement

The mission of the Cannon Beach Conference Center is to provide and support Christ-centered Biblical instruction, which promotes spiritual growth in individuals and families. This is primarily carried out in a beach resort setting where quality programs, attractive facilities, and a well-trained staff provide an atmosphere for Christian fellowship, renewal and relaxation.

Statement of faith

Article I - The Scriptures: We believe in the supernatural and plenary, verbal inspiration of the entire Scriptures in their original writings, that they are inerrant and infallible and that their teachings and authority are absolute, supreme, and final (1 Cor. 2:13, 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21)

Article II - The Godhead: We believe in the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, all eternal in being, identical in nature, equal in power and glory, and having precisely the same attributes and perfections. We believe God is self-sufficient and is the cause of all things. He relies upon nothing outside Himself to accomplish His will. (Deut. 6:4; 2 Cor. 13:14; Col. 1:16-17; Rom. 11:36)

Article III - Man's Creation and Fall: We believe that man was created in the image and likeness of God but through Adam's sin became alienated from God, acquired a sin nature, and came under the judicial sentence of death (Gen. 1:25-27; Rom 3:22-23; 5:12-21; Eph. 2:1-3, 12)

Article IV - The Person and Work of Jesus Christ: We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, became man, without ceasing to be God, having been conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful man. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ accomplished our redemption through His death on the cross as a propitiatory and substitutionary sacrifice, and that our redemption is made sure to us by His resurrection from the dead in the identical, though glorified, body in which He was crucified. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is now in Heaven exalted at the right hand of God where, as High Priest for his people, He fulfills the ministry of Representative, Intercessor and Advocate (John 1:1-2; Luke 1:35; Rom. 3:24-25; 1 Peter 1:3-5; Heb. 9:24; 7:25; Rom. 8:34; 1 John1:1-2).

Article V - The Holy Spirit: We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third Person of the Godhead, in the present age indwells all believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, baptizes them into the Body of Christ and seals them unto the day of redemption, and we believe that every believer is commanded of God to be filled with the Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:9; 1 Cor. 12:12-14; Eph. 1:13-14, 5:18-20).

Article VI - Salvation: We believe that salvation is the gift of God offered to man by grace and received solely by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and that this faith will manifest itself in works pleasing to God (Eph. 2:8-10; Tit. 2:11-14).

Article VII - The Church: We believe that the Church is the spiritual organism made up of all born-again persons in this age (Eph. 1:22-23, 5:25-27; 1 Cor. 12-12-14).

Article VIII - The Final State: We believe that the condition and retribution of the lost and the salvation and blessedness of the saved are conscious and everlasting (Mark 9:43-48; Rev. 20:15, 22:3-5,11).

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating380 of 111012 of 36
Fund acquisition rating262 of 11118 of 37
Resource allocation rating337 of 111117 of 37
Asset utilization rating782 of 111026 of 36

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$171,421$209,869$284,086$399,238$404,656
Short-term investments$3,523,361$1,031,901$1,004,490$937,872$1,709,144
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,184,417$3,278,044$2,455,117$2,314,183$2,555,660
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$11,396,048$10,985,736$10,601,190$10,444,585$8,832,613
Other long-term assets$0$458,555$0$0$35,184
Total long-term assets$11,396,048$11,444,291$10,601,190$10,444,585$8,867,797
Total assets$15,580,465$14,722,335$13,056,307$12,758,768$11,423,457
Payables and accrued expenses$212,134$160,698$175,110$460,464$369,636
Other current liabilities$386,790$405,882$415,229$404,753$375,709
Total current liabilities$598,924$566,580$590,339$865,217$745,345
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$887,770$1,043,523$1,193,591$1,313,916$1,522,531
Total liabilities$1,486,694$1,610,103$1,783,930$2,179,133$2,267,876
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$13,853,818$12,929,615$11,086,199$10,147,635$8,547,540
With donor restrictions$239,953$182,617$186,178$432,000$608,041
Net assets$14,093,771$13,112,232$11,272,377$10,579,635$9,155,581
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,382,958$2,425,225$2,019,614$1,615,667$918,512
Program service revenue$2,965,167$2,523,949$1,881,483$3,473,978$3,801,048
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$46,803$3,114$14,790$26,168$29,995
Other revenue$448,626$459,854$346,018$498,089$34,874
Total other revenue$3,460,596$2,986,917$2,242,291$3,998,235$3,865,917
Total revenue$4,843,554$5,412,142$4,261,905$5,613,902$4,784,429
Program services$3,315,466$3,181,864$3,219,885$3,713,946$2,453,993
Management and general$516,309$377,228$316,199$497,731$1,499,777
Total expenses$3,862,015$3,595,527$3,606,956$4,279,248$4,206,757
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$981,539$1,816,615$654,949$1,334,654$577,672
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$981,539$1,816,615$654,949$1,334,654$577,672


Marc HagmanExecutive Dir.$127,671

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 3/28/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Founded in 1945, Cannon Beach Conference Center has grown from humble beginnings to its place as one of the premier Christian retreat and conference centers on the West Coast. With a full-time staff of more than sixty, CBCC is committed to providing a friendly, comfortable atmosphere where God's people can find refreshment and renewal.

We are located on the spectacular north Oregon coast, 75 miles northwest of Portland in the beautiful resort town of Cannon Beach, consistently named one of the top ten beaches in the nation.

We are also the location of Ecola Bible College and the Christian Culinary Academy. In recent years, CBCC acquired the Ecola Creek Lodge motel which is open to the public for short term vacation stays.

Program accomplishments

We offer an exciting year-round program of Christ-centered family and adult conferences and programs for all ages! Our summer family conferences have been a popular vacation destination for decades!

In addition to our conferences, we host over 130 Christian retreat groups each year including numerous churches and parachurch organizations.


Your donations make more ministry possible here on the coast. Through your giving you are a vital part of the work the Lord has called us to-strengthening Christians and reaching more with the gospel.