Schedule and Locations

November 10-12, 2017
201st Annual Convention & Bicentennial Weekend

The Diocese of Ohio will celebrate its 201st Annual Convention during a Bicentennial Weekend of exciting events. Please refer to the schedule below for the locations and times of all convention and bicentennial activities.
 
Honored guests joining us in our celebrations include:
  • The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop
  • The Rev. Gay Jennings, President, House of Deputies
  • The Hon. Byron Rushing, Vice President, House of Deputies
  • The Rt. Rev. Philip Wright, Bishop of Belize
  • The Rt. Rev. Maimbo Mndolwa, Bishop of Tanga
  • The Rt. Rev. Mrs. J. Clark Grew II, 10th Bishop of Ohio
Addresses (click HERE for maps/directions/parking):
  • The Cleveland Hilton Downtown, 100 Lakeside Ave. East, Cleveland
  • The Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland
  • Bellwether Farm, 4655 State Route 60, Wakeman, Ohio
  • PLEASE NOTE:  There will be no parking on-site at Bellwether Farm for this event. While the event will take place at Bellwether Farm, all event parking will be at Western Local Reserve Schools located at 3851 U.S. 20 Collins, OH 44826. There will be shuttle buses running to take attendees to and from the school. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go to and from Bellwether Farm.
  • Click HERE for a map and to get directions to the parking site from your location.

FULL SCHEDULE (You must REGISTER if attending any of the scheduled events below)

Friday, November 10
12:00 p.m.
 
 
Clergy and Senior Wardens Conversation with the Presiding Bishop
Location:  Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland (Lunch provided)
 
Saturday, November 11
8:00 a.m.
 
 
Convention Registration Opens
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Superior Ballroom foyer
 
8:30 a.m.
 
 
New Delegate Orientation
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Center Street A (3rd Floor)
 
9:30 a.m.
 
 
Convention Business and Episcopal Address
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Superior Ballroom
 
11:45 a.m.
 
 
Lunch
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Superior Ballroom
 
2:00 p.m.
 
Convention Adjourns
 
3:00 p.m.
 
 
Convention Eucharist - Presiding Bishop Curry, Celebrant and Preacher
Location:  Huntington Convention Center (connected to the Hilton)
 
5:15 p.m.
 
 
Reception
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Superior Ballroom foyer
 
6:00 p.m.
Bicentennial Banquet
Location:  Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Superior Ballroom
 
Sunday, November 12
9:30 a.m.
 
Youth and Young Adults Conversation with Presiding Bishop Curry
Location:  Bellwether Farm
 
11:00 a.m.
 
Eucharist & Dedication of Bellwether Farm - Presiding Bishop Curry, Celebrant and Preacher
Lunch following
  *Parking & other important information specific to Bellwether Farm*