Western New York

is proud to host 

The Northeast Regional Conference

Friday and Saturday
May 3rd and 4th, 2019

The Road to Zion is not easy: Becoming the Beloved Community

Niagara Falls, NY

Registration & Hotel Information

Online registration is now open!  

The attendee cost is $75 for adults, and $50 for youth.

Online registration for adult attendees

Online registration for youth attendees

Download a brochure to register by mail

A block of rooms has been secured at the Sheraton Hotel, 300 3rd Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303.  Rooms are available for $119/night for reservations made no later than Wednesday, April 3rd.  You may reserve online now, or call the hotel at 1-866-961-3780.  When calling the hotel, please ask to book into the Bishop James T Holly Chapter block.


Conference Information


  • Black Church, White Church, One Church
  • What are the ramifications for Black Church?

On Friday, May 3, there will be an opportunity to tour the Underground Railroad Museum in Niagara Falls at 4:00 p.m.  Please indicate at registration whether you would like to attend, so that we have an accurate count for the museum.

Special Guest Speaker: The Rev. Canon Dr. Lynn A. Collins!


We are soliciting vendors for Saturday, May 4.  The cost is $25 per table.  Contact Ann Burroughs, Conference Registrar (716-573-4107) to reserve your space!


Schedule of Events 

Friday May 3rd

  • 4:00 Underground Railroad Museum tour   
  • 7:00 – 9:00 meet and greet at the Sheraton Hotel

Saturday May 4th

  • 8:00      Registration/Continental Breakfast  
  • 9:00      Welcome/Introductions/Devotions
  • 9:45      Speaker/Roundtable Discussion
  • 10:45    Break
  • 11:00    Roundtable Discussion/Report out
  • 12:00    Lunch
  • 1:30      2nd Presentation/Discussion
  • 2:30      Break
  • 2:45      Business Meeting/Presentations
  • 4:00      Closing Eucharist at St. Peter’s, 140 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls



For further information, please contact:

Wayne A. Blassingame

Michael Hughes

Kim Greene