Dear Members of the Diocese of the Central States,

Trinity Church in Mason, Ohio, is looking forward to once again welcoming you to Greater Cincinnati for our annual synod (October 26-27, 2017). All business meetings and worship services will be held at our church. We have reserved a block of rooms at the AC Hotel (new Marriott chain) which is about 5 minutes away. Our special room rates for this newer hotel start at $139 per night. Please book your room using the following link in order to receive the special group rate:

Make Reservation at AC Hotel Cincinnati at Liberty Center

Registration costs for the synod are $60 per person. Our Thursday evening banquet buffet will be at the lovely private carriage house venue of Manor House in Mason just a few short minutes from the church building and hotel. Costs for the banquet buffet will also be $60 per person. Total costs for the synod including the banquet is $120 per person. All fees will be collected during check-in. We are not able to accept credit cards. Only cash or checks are acceptable. Checks must be made payable to Trinity REC. A small jazz band, dance floor, and bar will be available on the lower level throughout the evening while the dinner buffet will be located in the separate upper level.

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Everyone attending the synod must register in advance. Please use the following web-form to register: REGISTER NOW. Please have all registration information submitted by September 30, 2017. This is necessary for planning. Using the on-line form helps ensure the transmission of the necessary and accurate information. You may register up to two different individuals on a single form. If you need to register more than two people, please submit multiple forms.

Anticipating our time together,

+Peter Manto

  • Church Address: Trinity Church, 5920 Butler-Warren Road, Mason, OH 45040; 513-573-0509
  • Planning schedule:
    • October 25, Wednesday, synod check-in, payment of fees, and hotel check-in at AC hotel beginning at 2 pm.
    • October 26, Thursday, late registration at Trinity Church beginning at 8 am. Service of Holy Communion, morning business sessions, luncheon, afternoon sessions, and banquet at Manor House, 6pm.
    • October 27, Friday, final business session followed by closing Eucharist, times TBA. Noon dismissal.

Invitation to the 2017 Diocesan Synod

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