A New Reformation: Faith, Grace, Proclamation, Transformation

This is the theme for the 180th Convention of the Diocese of Western New York.

Convention will meet October 27 & 28 at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott on Millersport Highway in Amherst.

The Lay Delegate Certificate is due from all congregations on July 1.  You can find the certificate on the Convention page of the Diocesan website (http://episcopalwny.org/diocesan-structure/diocesan-convention/).

The deadline for submitting resolutions for Convention is August 30.  You can find a form for submitting resolutions on the Convention page of the website.

We are looking for people willing to serve in a variety of roles in the Diocese:

Standing Committee – 1 lay person and 1 clergy person for 4 year terms

Diocesan Council  – 2 lay people and 1 clergy person for 3 year terms

Diocesan Trustees – 2 lay people for 3 year terms & 1 clergy person for a 2 year term

Alternates to General Convention – 2 clergy and 3 lay alternates to the 2018 General Convention of the Episcopal Church

More information and the nomination form can be found on the Convention page of the website.  The deadline for nominations is also August 30.

You can also find the links to reserve hotel rooms and to register for Convention on the Convention page of the web-site.

Sign up to represent Western New York at the Convention of the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania.  A delegation of about 50 people from Northwestern Pennsylvania will be visiting our Convention and they have invited us to send a similar size delegation to their Convention.  The Northwestern Pennsylvania Convention is November 10 & 11 in Erie, PA.  There is a form to sign up to be a part of the Western New York delegation on the Convention page of the website.