Conference Registration






Invites you to the Eleventh General Annual Meeting



100 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY  14072; 1-800-467-8091

Fri.-Mon., Aug. 31 – Sep. 3, 2007


Holiday Inn Grand Island







On the banks of the Niagara River




Rooms may be reserved directly from the hotel for 3 nights at a special group rate of US$ 89 + tax for two double beds, nonsmoking room/ night.  If you want to share a room with another person, you can make these arrangements directly with the other person and the hotel.  To get this rate, please identify yourself as a member of St. Mark’s Orthodox Fellowship.  Other hotels within 5 miles from the Conference Center may offer competitive rates.  Budget motel, 3060 Grand Island Blvd. 14072, (716) 773-3902: 2P. $59-89.  Chateau Motor Lodge, 1810 Grand Island Blvd. 14072, (716) 773-2868: 2P. $45-99.  Cinderella Motel, 2797 Grand Island Blvd. 14072, (716) 773-2872: 2P. $57-75.  Other Motels in the same area include: Fountain Blue Motel, 2529 Grand Island Blvd., and Grand Suites Motel, 1725 Grand Island Blvd.

Restaurants: Using the Conference Center Buffet, breakfast, lunch and dinner will cost $ 11.49, 16.62, 20.47, respectively.  Other choices may cost less; menu is available on request for registrants.  Other restaurants in Grand Island within less than 4 miles from the Convention Center include DK Lipp: 2091 Harvey Rd, Wendy’s: 1685 Grand Island Blvd, Burger King: 1700 Grand Island Blvd, Asian Buffet: 1752 Grand Island Blvd, and Islander Restaurant, 1849 Grand Island Blvd.

Transportations: The Buffalo Niagara Falls andNiagara Falls International Airports are 15-20 min. away from the Conference Center.

            Registration: Members who wish to attend should send their registration ($40/person) as soon as possible to SMOF (PO Box 6192, Columbia, MD, 21045, USA) or SMOF-Canada (2160 Weston Rd., Toronto, ON M9N 1X6, Canada), using the form below.  We need to have an exact count ASAP. 

Please join us in this spiritual retreat, listen to spiritual talks, participate in the workshops, discuss how we can serve our Lord and offer an acceptable testimony for Him in our present environment, and join in raising prayers to our Heavenly Father.  All members are encouraged to stay till Monday noon to get chance to discuss how to participate in SMOF activities.

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!   It is like the precious oil upon the head ... For there the Lord commanded the blessing - Life forevermore." (Ps. 133:1-3)



Registration Response

Please make reservations for ...... persons  for this year's retreat.  Please enclose your check payable to Saint Mark's Orthodox Fellowship for the amount of $40 per person = $..……. Mail your check together with this section of the paper before 7/31/07 to any of the two addresses above (see “Registration).