The various committees, boards and agencies of the several dioceses will meet before the official opening of the synods. The diocesan synod of the DEUS will convene on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. The diocesan synod of the DMA will be called to order on the same day at 1:00 p.m. The DOW synod will begin at 9:15 a.m. on July 22, 2021. The Provincial Synod will convene at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021. The Provincial Synod will adjourn at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021.
The clergy wives, along with seminarian & postulant wives, will have a luncheon and there will also be a Deaconess Ministry Informational Luncheon. Those intending to attend these events will so indicate during the registration process.
This year’s synod features several key events in the life of the Anglican Province of America. The Most Rev’d Walter H. Grundorf, Bishop of the Eastern U.S., Presiding Bishop, will be retiring. His successor as diocesan bishop, the Right Rev. Chandler H. Jones, will be enthroned as the new diocesan bishop for the DEUS at the Synod Eucharist on July 22. Bishop Grundorf’s successor as presiding bishop will be elected at the provincial synod. Please refer to the synod schedule for the locations of all the events.
DEADLINE is June 27, 2021 for both synod registrations and hotel reservations.
The proposed schedule for synod may be accessed here for viewing and/or download. Click this button. HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Hotel reservation deadline is June 27, 2021. The synod group rate for the hotel is $124.00/night for either 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Hotel reservations may be made online. When making your reservations via the online link, be certain to “Edit Stay” to choose your arrival and departure dates. The reservation system automatically populates those fields with the entire week of synod. Click this button to reserve your room. If you would rather call to make your reservations, the group code is SBA. The hotel phone number is 770-457-6363.
Synod registration deadline is June 27, 2021. Synod registration cost is $130.00 this year. This is the cost for all participants of synod: delegates, alternates, and observers (no separate meal tickets are available). This includes the cost for all materials, the synod banquet, and the Thursday dinner. A late fee will apply when the registration deadline expires. Register by clicking on this button. PREFERRED AIRPORT
The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the preferred airport for those traveling by air. Most carriers serve this airport.
TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT
The airport is across the city of Atlanta from the synod venue, 30 miles away. Participants may rent a vehicle or may elect to use Atlanta’s light-rail MARTA system, cost $2.50 per trip. The rail system begins at its station within the airport and travels north to Dunwoody Station. The DoubleTree Hotel provides shuttle service to and from this station. Those using MARTA should call the hotel at 770-457-6363 as they are arriving at Dunwoody Station and request pickup. For more information on MARTA, click through on this link.
For questions about the synod and hotel reservations, please email Deacon Bill Wall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For help with registering, or other issues with the website, contact Archdeacon Erich Zwingert by email or by phone at 828.891.7216.