THE BISHOP JAMES THEODORE HOLLY CHAPTER
UNION OF BLACK EPISCOPALIANS
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


Roundtables:

  • 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

 

Questions?


For further information, please contact:

Wayne A. Blassingame

Michael Hughes

Kim Greene