152nd Diocesan Convention
will convene on Friday, November 16, 2018
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Registration is now open! 

Eventbrite - The 152nd Convention and 150th Diocesan Anniversary

We are pleased to announce that online registration for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations and for the152nd Convention of the Diocese of Long Island is open. 

Our celebrations and Convention will take place from Thursday, November 15 through Saturday, November 17 at the Uniondale Marriott Long Island. Our special guest this year will be the Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, November 15 - 
Clergy Day with the Presiding Bishop. More details and registration will be announced.

Friday, November 16 - 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Diocesan Convention 
7:00 PM - Evening Banquet 

Saturday, November 17 - 
10:30 AM - 150th Celebration Eucharist with the Presiding Bishop followed by a lunchtime reception
Following are highlights of what you need to know.

Early-bird discounted registration for Convention runs until October 1st. The deadline to register for Convention, the Convention Banquet and Anniversary Celebration Eucharist is Tuesday, October 31. Please note there is no cost to attend Saturday's celebrations but registration is required.
Please register with the name as you would like it to appear on your name tag.
Non-voting clergy 
Canonically resident clergy who are in the diocese fewer than 3 months preceding Convention and non-canonically resident clergy are not eligible to vote and should register as "Clergy Guest."
Non-voting lay persons
Youth and lay persons not listed on the church's Delegate Certificate or serving as a Youth Chaperone should register as "Lay Guest." Convention youth activities are limited to youth delegates only as space is limited. All registered guests are invited to sit in the visitor's section of the ballroom. 

Hotel Room Reservations
Room blocks have been reserved at a special rate for those attending Diocesan Convention. The rate is available on November 15, 16, and 17 to those who register through the room link provided on the Marriott Hotel's website. Reservations include a 10% off breakfast for each night staying at the hotel.
Hotel reservations are open now and the group rate is guaranteed through October 4.  
Childcare Services
Free onsite childcare services will be provided to Conventionattendees. Services will be available from 8:30 am-9:00 pm on Friday. Parents of potty-trained 3-year-old toddlers through 5th graders are welcome to utilize this service for any amount of time on Friday. Lunch and snacks are also provided for free! Register for childcare here



For convention inquiries, contact:

Ivette Fernandez-Guzman 
Convention Coordinator
Office of Communication Ministry
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