February 10 Update from the Office of the General Assembly on GA222

222nd General Assembly (2016)

Get plans in motion now for the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), June 18–25, in Portland, Oregon.

Commissioners and advisory delegates from all 171 PC(USA) presbyteries, coupled with other delegates and observers from around the world, will converge on the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) in downtown Portland for celebrations, deliberations, and inspirations in support of the denomination’s biennial gathering.

Hosted by the Presbytery of the Cascades and united under the theme “The Hope in Our Calling,” from Ephesians 1:18, the General Assembly will include rich worship services, the election of the Moderator and Vice Moderator, action on a plethora of overtures, and much more.  Click here to view the proposed docket.

General proceedings and worship during assembly will be live-streamed, and this Web site will provide up-to-date information leading up to the gathering on travel, registration, and various other details. Bookmark the page and check back often!

Registration and lodging:
Assembly registration will open by February 25, 2016. Commissioners, advisory delegates, other official participants, and observers will use this on-line process to register, order tickets to events scheduled throughout the meeting, and reserve a room in one of the assembly hotels.  Rooms have been blocked at twelve hotels in downtown Portland, at rates ranging from $125–$173 per night. Reservations are made through the GA registration process. All attendees who register in advance (including observers) are eligible to request reservations in one of the assembly hotels.