Dear Members of the Diocese of the Central States and Guests,

St. John’s Anglican Church, of Birmingham, Alabama, welcomes you to the greater Birmingham area in October for our annual synod (October 22-23, 2015). All meetings and worship services will be held at the beautiful King’s Home campus, and we have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point.

You will find synod and banquet pricing and details, hotel reservation specifics, and travel-related and other information listed below.

Church Address: St. John’s, at the Campus of King’s Home, 221 Kings Home Dr, Chelsea, AL 35043


HOTEL: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point, with special rates from $99.00 per night. You can make a reservation online here: book hotel room. You may also call the hotel directly at 205-981-0024. Simply mention the special rate code: DCS. Hampton Inn and Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point, Alabama offers a convenient location behind The Village at Lee Branch, an outdoor shopping promenade, and Eagle Point Golf Course. The hotel is a short walk away from many of the area’s restaurants. It is roughly 7 miles from St. John’s Anglican Church. The hotel features free high-speed internet access, flat screen TVs, work desks, pool, fitness center, and complementary hot breakfast.

Hotel address and phone is:
6220 Farley Court
Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Reserve your room online.

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The registration fee for the synod is $50, and the Thursday Evening Banquet is $48 for a total of $98. A check or checks may be provided upon checking in for the synod, and should be made payable to St. John’s Anglican Church.

The registration fee includes lunch on Thursday, synod materials, and additional drinks and snacks.

Thursday’s lunch will be catered by local favorite Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q.

The Thursday evening banquet will be at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. The dinner buffet includes four three-course dinner selections.

(Please indicate at the time of registration any special dietary needs you may have.)


Please use the following web-form to register: REGISTER NOW. Please have all registration information submitted by October 15. This is necessary to confirm counts for meeting setup, refreshment catering, meal catering, and banquet catering. Using the form helps ensure the transmission of the necessary information and facilitates accurate name/ID tags. You may register up to two different individuals on a single form. If you need to register more than two people, simply submit multiple forms.


    • If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact Fr. J. Scott Houser at or call 205.862.5188.
    • Additional Synod program information will be forthcoming from the Diocese.
    • For additional information about the Birmingham area, visit

Invitation to the 2015 Diocesan Synod