Learn the Skills of Byzantine Chant, Iconography and Liturgical Textile Arts in South Carolina

Learn the Skills of Byzantine Chant, Iconography and Liturgical Textile Arts in South Carolina

The Liturgical Arts Academy is a one-week intensive program to teach the skills of Byzantine Chant, Iconography and Liturgical Textile Arts in an atmosphere of prayer, study, discussion and communion. Held at the beautiful Diakonia Retreat Center in upstate South Carolina, the Academy hosts adult students of all ages and...

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Change is Not Coming. It Has Already Arrived.

Change is Not Coming. It Has Already Arrived.

It was the end of a particularly balmy summer’s day, yet the 250 or so delegates of the Melbourne Conference showed no signs of tiredness or boredom. Throughout the day’s proceedings, and particularly during Archbishop Makarios’ addresses, they remained with their gaze transfixed upon the Archbishop’s countenance as he emphasized...

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National Missions & Evangelism Conference in Columbus, Ohio

National Missions & Evangelism Conference in Columbus, Ohio

A National Conference on Missions & Evangelism is being held February 3rd to 5th, 2020 in Columbus, OH at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral – an event made possible by a grant from Leadership 100. The conference theme is: “Leading Change Toward a Healthier Parish” and features presentations by Fr....

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LIVE International Ecological Symposium Toward a Greener Attica

LIVE International Ecological Symposium Toward a Greener Attica

Preserving the Planet and Protecting its People Sponsored by the Ecumenical Patriarchate Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 This international ecological symposium in Athens and the Saronic Islands, Greece is organized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. It will convene theologians and scientists, political and business leaders, as well as activists and journalists...

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Listen to an Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism

Listen to an Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism

Sponsored by Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Washington, D.C. Listen Now.  On Holy Tuesday, April 3, 2018, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America held the special service of the Bridegroom (Nymphios), which included the chanting of the Hymn of Kassiani at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington, DC....

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Listen to Podcasts from the 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

Listen to Podcasts from the 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

The Persecution of Christians in the Holy Lands & Middle East – Consequences & Solutions The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate held The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. on December 4-6, 2017.   The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate engaged scholars, human rights advocates, top government...

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Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference On October 6-7, 2017, the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess will hold its 2017 conference: Renewing the Males and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church.  This Pan-Orthodox conference will examine the theology, history, and purpose of the...

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Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference On October 6-7, 2017, the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess will hold its 2017 conference: Renewing the Males and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church.  This Pan-Orthodox conference will examine the theology, history, and purpose of the...

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ANNUAL ARCHBISHOP IAKOVOS MEMORIAL LECTURE ON INTERFAITH DIALOGUE

ANNUAL ARCHBISHOP IAKOVOS MEMORIAL LECTURE ON INTERFAITH DIALOGUE

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology welcomed clergy, faculty, scholars, students and missionaries on their campus for the Annual Archbishop Iakovos Memorial lecture on Interfaith Dialogue, April 2017. The speaker, Dr. Angeliki Ziaka from the Department of Theology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, drew the audience into...

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Become a Leader on Campus!  Come to SLI!

Become a Leader on Campus! Come to SLI!

Be a part of the next generation of Orthodox Leaders Summer Leadership Institute August 13-19 | St. Iakovos Retreat Center | Kansasville, WI Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s Summer Leadership Institute is a four-day leadership training for Orthodox Christian college students and young adults (ages 18-25). SLI is the only leadership program...

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Is Religion Contractual or Something Completely Different?

Is Religion Contractual or Something Completely Different?

What does it mean to be religious? Does it mean we enter into a contractual relationship with God? “We do this, He does that?” Or is it something totally different? This was the question that opened another interesting presentation offered to the young adults by the St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox...

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DOXACON Toronto Meets Star Trek

DOXACON Toronto Meets Star Trek

WHEN: October 28-29, 2016 WHERE: Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church 1785 Matheson Blvd, Mississauga, ON WHY: With the growing number of Christians embracing Science Fiction and Fantasy, DOXACON gives us an opportunity to examine the differences between “Fantasy” and “fantasy” and how our Christian faith teaches us to use discernment when...

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