Never been to an Antiochian Orthodox Convention?
2019 is the year to attend.

Thinking ‘been there, done that’?
This is the year to come back.

AC2019 is the Unconventional Convention. It’s affordable, accessible, all-inclusive in a ‘Cool City’ called Grand Rapids, Michigan


Grand Rapids has been cited as the #1 US Travel Destination and among the Top 52 Places to Go Worldwide.


You’ll Love It Here!  COME SEE FOR YOURSELF.


Register Online for money-saving Event Package

Event Package will get you into:

Wednesday’s Teen Dance (Teens Only) 50th Anniversary NAC SOYO
Thursday’s Riverwalk Party-Family Fair
Friday’s Musical Production ‘From Broadway to Grand Rapids’
Friday’s ‘YALLA…LET’S DANCE’ Hafli
Saturday’s ‘LIGHT THE NIGHT’ Gala 40th Anniversary Antiochian Village

Hotels are nearly sold out! Call for a room. If you’re not using your reserved room, please cancel so other Antiochian Orthodox who are attending can re-book them.

  • Why GR?
    #1 US Travel Destination

    -Lonely Planet

  • Why GR?
    #1 Place for Millennials to Work/Live

    -Business Insider

  • Why GR?
    Top 21 Super-Cool Cities


  • Why GR?
    Top 52 Places to Go Worldwide 

    -NY Times

  • Why GR?
    Beer City USA

    -National Poll Winner

  • Why GR?
    Unsalted Lake Michigan-Longest Freshwater Shoreline

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Grand Rapids is the place to be in 2019

That’s where you’ll find Metropolitan JOSEPH, Bishop Anthony, Fr. Michael Nasser, and so many of your Orthodox clergy, family, and friends.

When you come to Grand Rapids, it won’t take you but a moment to see why we Love It Here!

Here’s what St. Nicholas is planning for your 2019 Archdiocese Convention