Online registration is now closed. Late registrants must now present themselves at the registration desk at the synod hotel. Registration desk opens at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

The 2019 Synod of the Diocese of the Eastern United States (DEUS) will be held July 15-19, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. St. Alban’s Cathedral, 3348 West SR 426, Oviedo, FL 32765 is the host parish. The hotel venue is the Holiday Inn Orlando East – UCF Area, 1724 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32826 .

This is the 52nd Synod of the Diocese and marks the beginning of a time of transition for the DEUS, as a Bishop Coadjutor will be elected. The various committees, boards and agencies of the DEUS will meet before the official opening of the synod, which is 1:00 p.m. on July 17. The synod will close at 12:00 p.m. on July 19.

The clergy wives, along with seminarian & postulant wives, will have a luncheon and there will also be a Deaconess Ministry Informational Luncheon. You register for these two events when you register for synod.

The Synod Eucharist and barbecue dinner will be held at St. Alban’s Cathedral on Thursday evening. All other events occur at the hotel.

DEADLINE is June 14, 2019 for both synod registrations and hotel reservations.


The proposed schedule for synod may be accessed for viewing and/or download. Click this button.

Hotel reservation deadline is June 14, 2019. The synod group rate for the hotel is $94.00(+taxes)/night for either 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Hotel reservations may be made online. Click this button.
You may also contact the Holiday Inn directly at 407.658.9008. The group code is “STA,” under which discounted rate is being held.

Synod registration cost is $130.00 this year. This is the cost for all delegates, alternates, and observers. This includes the cost for the synod banquet, barbecue dinner, Thursday lunch, and breakfast throughout your stay. Register by clicking on this button.

EXTRA BANQUET & BARBECUE TICKETS You may purchase additional banquet and barbecue tickets for those not registered for synod. In order to do so, you must use the Synod Registration page. Click the “Register Now ” button now to purchase.
For questions about the synod, please email Mrs. Nancy Loyd at

For help with registering, or other issues with the website, contact Archdeacon Erich Zwingert by email or by phone at 828.891.7216.