2020 General Convention

When:
October 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am – October 16, 2020 @ 11:15 am
2020-10-15T09:00:00-04:00
2020-10-16T11:15:00-04:00
Where:
Good Shepherd Anglican Church
712 W Main St
Waynesboro, VA 22980
USA
Cost:
$70
Contact:
The Most Rev. Peter D. Robinson
(540) 942-1928

Business Matters

Excerpted from the Lammas 2020 issue of Glad Tidings:

“Among the matters to be discussed and voted upon are the election of a new Convention President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chancellor. The second reading shall be given to the Preface to the Constitution of the UECNA which was given its first reading and approved at the 2017 General Convention. The text of this is to be found on the UECNA website

“Also slated to be discussed is a revision to the Canons.”

The document below includes the proposed changes with explanatory notes.


COVID19 Concerns

There is a limit on the number of attendees due to the ongoing public health situation. Although no problems are anticipated in hosting all who wish to register, clergy and delegates will have priority over observers.


Hotel

    • Quality Inn, 640 W. Broad Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980.
    • The hotel is directly across the street from the church.
    • Rates for Wednesday and Thursday nights are $80-109 per night, depending on room type.
    • Mention “United Episcopal Church” to receive this rate.

Travel

Auto

    • Waynesboro lies in the middle section of the Shenandoah Valley, close to the junction of I-81 and the eastern section of I-64, which runs from Staunton to Norfolk.
    • The city is served by the following exits from I-64: 94, 96, 99.

Air

    • The nearest airports are Shenandoah Valley (SHD), 20 miles; and Charlottesville-Albemarle (CHO), 34 miles.
    • SHD is served by United Airlines from Dulles and Chicago O’Hare.
    • CHO is served by United Airlines from Dulles, Chicago O’Hare, Charlotte, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and New York La Guardia.

Rail

    • Amtrak serves Staunton (10 miles) and Charlottesville (26 miles).
    • Convention is timed to coincide with the thrice-weekly Cardinal to/from Staunton.
    • Charlottesville is served daily by the Crescent and Northeast Regional trains.

Ground Transportation

    • Piper Robinson will be coordinating transport from the airports (SHD or CHO) or Amtrak station, or for those who will be renting a vehicle and are willing to carpool. Click here to contact her.

Weather

October weather in Waynesboro is an average high of 67 F and low of 43 F, with 6 days of rain.


Note: The Convocation of the Missionary Diocese of the East will be held on the afternoon of Friday, October 16th, from 1:00-4:30 p.m. Click here for more details.

4 replies
  1. Admin
    Admin says:

    Ordo Calendars for 2021 will be available at General Convention for $5 each. Please buy them while you are here so the UEC does not have to pay the mailing costs. The calendars are the same format as 2020.

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  2. Admin
    Admin says:

    UECNA tri-fold information brochures have been updated and will be sold at General Convention at cost. 50 for $7, 100 for $14, etc. There is a space on the back for a stamp or label with your parish contact information. The price will be higher for brochures sent through the mail, so get them now.

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