OCTOBER 26-27, 2018
Niagara Falls Convention Center
Niagara Falls, NY
As some of you know, the block at the Sheraton for convention filled up. Rooms can now be reserved at the Hyatt Place Niagara Falls following the booking information below. We apologize for any trouble or confusion this has caused. If you have any questions, contact Vanessa.
Hyatt Place Niagara Falls (310 Rainbow Boulevard South)
Type in the dates desired.
Under the "Special Rates" dropdown pick "Corporate or Group Code"
The Group Code is "G-EWNY" (OCT 25th-26th)
The Sheraton Niagara Falls (300 3rd St., directly across from the convention center)
*Please note the differing schedule from most years to decide which nights you need a room for.
There will be two pre-convention meetings prior to the convention:
Tuesday, October 2 - 6:00 PM at St. John's, Kane
Thursday, October 4 - 7:00 PM at Christ Church, Meadville
Call for Volunteers
Will you be attending diocesan convention as a guest? Ever wondered what it would be like to serve as a registrar or a teller? This is your year! We are looking for 8 people to serve at the registration table on Friday, October 26, from 10:00-12:45. We would ask that you be there by 9:30 to get instruction. (By the way, delegates and alternates could serve as registration volunteers this year too!) We are also looking for 8 people to serve as tellers on Saturday, October 27. We would ask that you be there by 9:00 AM for instruction and you would be finished by 11:30.
If you are interested, please contact Vanessa at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 814.456.4203.
Convention Registration Open
Convention registration is now open [http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=mhvo5kcab&oeidk=a07efh3a6uwf94a29f0]. The cost of registration is $50.00 per person, with an optional Friday lunch for an additional $25. The deadline for registration is October 15.
Friday, October 26
11:00 AM: Diocese of Western New York’s budget hearing
12:00 PM: Optional Lunch (additional cost associated)
1:00 PM: Joint Session (including election for Bishop Provisional)
4:00 PM: Recess
5:15 PM: Gather at Convention Center to walk to St. Peter’s
5:30 PM: Eucharist at St. Peter’s
6:45 PM: Dinner at Niagara Falls Convention Center
Saturday, October 27
9:30 AM: Conventions convene separately at Niagara Falls Convention Center – Continental breakfast provided beginning at 9:00 AM
11:30 AM: Lunch
12:30 PM: Reconvene jointly
2:00 PM: Adjournment