Crowne Plaza Hotel - Cherry Hill, NJ

July 22-25, 2017

           Our 2017 conference theme is: “Like a Rolling Stream, Let Justice Roll... Absalom, Jehu, and Beyond.”  Join us in being recommitted and renewed for the work ahead with God’s help!!​​​​​
           On behalf of the ADLA National Board and the Conference Planning Team, it gives us great pleasure to invite and welcome all members and supporters to the African Descent Lutheran Association's 16th Biennial Meeting, July 22 - 25, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Philadelphia/Cherry Hill, NJ.

                We will also be commemorating the 30th anniversary of ADLA presence in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. 

            For the first time, this gathering will be a joint partnership between the African Descent Lutheran Association (ADLA) and the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE). Both organizations share a vital commitment to vigilance and action aimed at achieving justice for all people, especially those of African descent.​​​​


*Registration includes all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and the Banquet*
               ​Note: Voting at the Biennial Assembly is limited to ADLA members who have paid their 2017 national ADLA dues by the opening of the assembly.
Ages 35+

Early Bird (March 1st-May 1st ): $375
Regular (May 2nd-July 15th)     : $475
Late/Onsite (July 16th-July 25) : $550    
Ages 18-35

Early Bird (March 1st-May 1st)   : $375
Regular (May 2nd-July 15th)        : $425
Late/Onsite (July 16th-July 25)    : $475    
Ages 10-17

Early Bird (March 1st-May1st)    : $325
Regular (May 2nd-July 15th)        : $350
Late/Onsite (July 16th-July 25)    : $400   
Banquet Only     
All Ages    
Early Bird (March1st- May 1st)   : $150
Regular (May 2nd-July 15th)        : $150
Late/Onsite (July 16th-July 25)    : $175  

Registration Only
(one day & meals) ​
Early Bird (March1st- May1st)    : $150
Regular (May 2nd-July 15th)        : $150
Late/Onsite (July 16th-July 25)    : $175  

Crowne Plaza Hotel - Cherry Hill, NJ

Rates per night (Does not include taxes & fees): $121– Single/Double
A valid credit card is required. The first night’s room rate will be charged to guarantee the room.

To book accomodations, click the link below. If you are booking your room via the website, when you get to the drop down box on the link, select "Attendee." It will take you to a page that will say "Welcome, Union of Black Episcopalians." This is where you should be. The room block was coordinated together by ADLA and UBE for the joint conference. 

When you get to the Guest Information page, in the space where it asks for "Organization," please enter "ADLA" ( click here for example )

If you are booking by phone, please tell the representative you are coming for "UBE/ADLA."

Please make sure hotel reservations are made by 5pm EST July 1, 2017.
If you are experiencing any technical difficulty registering, please email [email protected]

(NOTE:  Transportation will be provided to worship services.)