Diocesan Convention

The 148th Annual Diocesan Convention will be held on October 19th and 20th, 2018, in Williamsport, PA.

Convention News
The Venue
The 148th Annual Diocesan Convention will be held at the Scottish Rite, 348 Market Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. The website can be viewed here.
Convention Forms
The Annual Meeting Date Form, the Church Leadership/Vestry Data Form and the Certification of Lay Delegates to Convention Form must now be completed online. If you have not yet completed these documents, please read the instructions below.
Step One:
Electronically submit the date of your Parish Annual Meeting Date.
To submit the date of the annual meeting, click here.
Step Two:
Once your parish has held its Annual Meeting, please submit the following documents.
  • Lay Delegate Form. To submit, click here.
  • Church/Vestry Leadership Form. To submit, click here.
Diocesan Leadership Roles
Do you feel called to a Leadership Role in our Diocese? Have you considered joining the Council of Trustees, the Commission on Ministry, the Standing Committee or various other needed Leadership positions? What do these ministries do? How much of a time commitment is involved? We have created a Diocesan Committee Membership brochure that explains various positions elected at Convention. To view the brochure, click here. To view the detailed Diocesan Leadership Roles document, click here.
To download the 2018 Nomination form, click here.
Hotel Information
We look forward to seeing you at the 148th Annual Diocesan Convention in Williamsport on October 19th and 20th, 2018. Please note that overnight accommodations are not included with convention registration.
If you attending Diocesan Convention, the cut-off date to reserve a hotel room at the group rate is September 16, 2018. Please indicate Convention 2018 when reserving your room. Listed below are the four hotels available with the special rates, along with other important details.
Residence Inn Marriott
150 W Church Street, Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 505-3140
25 rooms available on Friday 10/19/18
5 rooms available on Saturday 10/20/18
Cost per room is $144.
All suites have at least one king bed plus a sleeper sofa for one additional person in the room. A complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, and complimentary high-speed internet access are both included. Check-in is at 4 p.m., check out time the following day is 12 p.m. Please click here to reserve this room.
Towneplace Suites
10 W Church Street, Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 505-3140
20 rooms available on Friday 10/19/18
5 rooms available on Saturday 10/20/18
Cost per room is $124.
All suites have at least one king bed plus sleeper sofa for one additional person in the room. A complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, and complimentary high-speed internet access are included. Check-in is at 4 p.m., check out time the following day is 12 p.m. Please click here to reserve this room.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
90 Pine Street, Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 327-5292
25 rooms available on Friday 10/19/18
Cost per room is $129 for singles, $129 for doubles
A complimentary express breakfast buffet is included. Check-in is at 3 p.m., check out time the following day is 11 a.m. Please click here to reserve this room.
Hampton Inn & Suites Williamsport-Faxon Exit
(Please note this hotel is 5 minutes from downtown Williamsport )
66 Liberty Lane, Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 601-5800
20 Double queen bed rooms available on Friday 10/19/18
10 Single king bed rooms available on Friday 10/19/18
10 Suites (One king bed with pullout sofa sleeper) available on Friday 10/19/18
Cost for double and single rooms are $129, Suites are $144.
A complimentary hot breakfast buffet is included. Check-in is at 3 pm, check out time the following day is 12 p.m. The Diocese is working on shuttle service to and from the events.
Please click here to reserve this room.
If you have any questions, please contact Alexis Guszick at aguszick@diocesecpa.org.
If you have Convention related questions, please contact Alexis Guszick, Canon for Diocesan Communications and Events, email: aguszick@diocesecpa.org or (888) 236-5959 ext. 1108.
We look forward to seeing you at Convention.

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  • The 147th Annual Diocesan Convention was live-streamed via Facebook. To view the footage, click here.

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