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Jun
14
Sat
2014
Ascension Summer Camp: CA
Jun 14 – Jun 22 all-day

For ages 8 to 17 years. Ascension Summer Camp is at the beautiful YMCA Camp Ravencliff in Redway, CA.  All campers (ages 8 – 17) are invited to join us for an exciting week full of activities, fun and building Life-long friendships through Christ.  Activities include art, crafts, swimming, athletics, archery, canoeing, hiking, inner-tubing, and much much more!  Registration opens March 1 - April 15, 2014.  

For more information: http://www.groca.org/youthministry/summer-camp/

Jun
15
Sun
2014
All Saints Camp – Summer 2014
Jun 15 – Jun 20 all-day
Prosopon Iconography Workshop
Jun 15 – Jun 21 all-day

This is an Advanced Workshop

For more information: http://www.prosoponschool.org/sched.ule.html

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh Camp – JOY: PA
Jun 15 @ 9:37 pm – Jun 21 @ 10:37 pm
Jun
17
Tue
2014
Discover Georgia Tours: Monastery Tour 2014
Jun 17 – Jun 29 all-day

Join us for an exploration of Georgia’s oldest monasteries, founded in the sixth century by Christian ascetics from Assyria. Be among the first westerners to rediscover the frescoes and acoustics of these ancient houses of worship set amidst rolling vineyards, towering peaks, and the desert vistas of the Caspian basin. Taste the exquisite Saperavi and Mtsvane home-made wines, grape varietals found only in the cradle of wine civilization.

For more information:  http://www.georgianchant.org/tours/monastery/index.html

Jun
20
Fri
2014
Iconographic Arts Institute: OR
Jun 20 – Jun 28 all-day
DIVINE COMPASSION and Women of the Church: Theological Perspectives (Keynote: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware)
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm

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Jun
21
Sat
2014
5th Annual Greek Immersion Summer Camp: CA
Jun 21 – Jun 28 all-day

We aWe aill provide campers the unique opportunity to experience the Greek Village life right here in California
For more information: http://www.ourgreekvillage.org/

Jun
22
Sun
2014
Holy Trinity Monastery Summer Youth Program
Jun 22 – Jul 12 all-day
Holy Trinity Monastery Summer Youth Program @ Holy Trinity Monastery | Jordanville | New York | United States

 

The Summer Youth Program at Holy Trinity Monastery was established to expose our young men to the rich spiritual heritage and legacy of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. Its objectives are to nurture the development of the young men in the areas of spiritual discipline, steadfastness and sobriety through a structured program of participation in the monastic community.

The dates for the 2014 Program are Sunday, June 22 to Saturday, July 12. The age range for participants is 15 to 18 years old. During this three-week period the young men will attend and participate in the daily cycle of services and are expected to partake of the Mysteries of Holy Confession and Communion once a week. While attending meals in the monastery refectory they will listen to the daily readings of the lives of saints. There will be spiritual instruction in the Law of God on a daily basis and the young men will work alongside the monastics in their various daily obediences: tending the monastery’s cemetery, working in the vegetable garden, caring for the chickens, cooking for the brotherhood, helping with various construction and repair projects, etc. They will also have the opportunity to enjoy summer recreational activities such as sports, swimming, hiking, fishing, campfires, and field trips.

For more detailed information on applying to the Program please visit the  Sign Up page.

REGISTER NOW: Diaconal Liturgical Practicum
Jun 22 – Jun 25 all-day
REGISTER NOW: Diaconal Liturgical Practicum @ St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary  | Yonkers | New York | United States

Register now for this four–day program of intense liturgical training to be held from Sunday, June 22–Wednesday, June 25, 2014 on the campus of St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Held in conjunction with the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Vocations Program (DVP), this workshop is for deacons and lay diaconal candidates and will be supported by celebration of the Divine Liturgy and other services.

Intensive workshops in the Practicum aim to provide participants with the skills needed to serve effectively in the Orthodox Church as an attentive server, deacon, or priest. Attention will be given to the liturgical patterns of movement that inform the entire rite of the Church. Participants will also receive guidance on concelebrations and hierarchical celebrations so that they can effectively prepare for such occasions. In addition to practicums, focused presentations by faculty will augment the deacon’s understanding of his place in the liturgical life of the Church and the deacon’s broader vocation as a symbol to the faithful of the diakonia of Christ our Lord. Instruction in public speaking and vocal technique will also be offered.

READ DETAILS AND REGISTER

For more information, email diaconal2014@svots.edu.

Saint Sophia’s Young Women Retreat: GA
Jun 22 – Jun 28 all-day
Sudan Mission Experience Trip
Jun 22 all-day
Sudan Mission Experience Trip

 

By the grace of God, kindness and blessings of the presence of H.G. Bishop Youssef, and the generous hospitality of H.G. Bishop Sarabamon and H.G. Bishop Elia, the SUS Diocese will have the opportunity of experiencing the mission and services in Sudan this summer, and will study the Holy Scripture and Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews.

H.G. Bishop Sarabamon: Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Northern Sudan
H.G. Bishop Elia: Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Southern Sudan

“Let brotherly love continue.”  (Hebrews 13:1) Sudan: June 10 – June 22, 2014

Includes: All group meals, accommodations, transportation, and site-seeing.

Excludes: Airfare, vaccinations, visas, donations, and personal expenses.

Total Cost MUST be paid at the time of registration. 40% Refund if registration is cancelled before March 1, 2014   Download Info sheet, To register, please click here.  Click here to view flyer.

http://www.suscopts.org/sudan-mission-trip/

Jun
23
Mon
2014
Advanced Icon Painting Workshop: VA
Jun 23 – Jun 28 all-day

This six-day intensive course in traditional painting techniques focuses on the art of egg tempera painting. The goal of this workshop is for students to understand the artistic philosophy of Byzantine iconography and to learn and practice new and advanced techniques.

The workshop will concentrate on exercises in the painting of the garments and faces. Through this process students will obtain a much deeper understanding of Byzantine iconography. You will study through practice the various stages of painting garments, beginning from the first layer to the final highlights. This process will be demonstrated and explained to ensure each student’s understanding of this technique. This knowledge will then be put into practice, always with guidance and appropriate help. Students will be taught all the steps of painting the icon face with guidance and assistance in every step of the procedure to ensure that they are easily put into practice.

For more information: http://www.iconofile.com/default.asp?page=main&session_id=

Hope & Joy: Faith & Fun Camp: San Francisco, CA
Jun 23 – Jun 27 all-day

For ages 4 to 12.

For more information: http://holytrinitysf.org/assets/files/1401.pdf

Jun
24
Tue
2014
SUMMER 2014 PILGRIMAGE: Serbian Western American Diocese
Jun 24 all-day
SUMMER 2014 PILGRIMAGE: Serbian Western American Diocese

If you have any questions regarding the Pilgrimage, or if you would like to begin the Registration Process, please complete the form below and check the appropriate boxes. The information you provide will be sent to our Trip Coordinator! If you do not receive a copy of the Information you submitted, it means you did not enter the correct email address. Please resubmit your information.

We are happy you are interested in our Summer 2014 Pilgrimage and we will be contact you soon!

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Registration Form – Consent Form – Informational Packet will be available soon!

Jun
25
Wed
2014
2014 Youth Conference: Phoenix, AZ
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day
2014 Youth Conference: Phoenix, AZ @ St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
OCMC Outreach: Kodiak, AK
Jun 25 – Jul 3 all-day
Jun
26
Thu
2014
2014 Metropolis Church Music Federation Conference:CA
Jun 26 – Jun 29 all-day
2014 Metropolis Church Music Federation Conference:CA @ Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral 00 Lincoln Ave. Oakland, CA 94602 | Oakland | California | United States

The Summer Business Meeting will be on Thursday night June 26.  All Conference activities will be at the church

The Conference hotel is the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in nearby Berkeley, CA  Reservations are open now! Deadline: June 5, 2014. Group Name: GOMSF Church Music Federation. Group Code: GOMSF

Expect to see a Save the Date e-mail or postcard soon!

 Flyer 

Expect to see detailed information on the Summer Conference Liturgy music here once it is finalized

New Music List from 2013 Summer Conference

For more information: http://sanfran.goarch.org/calendar/event/662/

EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE JOURNEY TO THE HOLY LAND
Jun 26 – Jun 27 all-day

EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE JOURNEY TO THE HOLY LAND , With a visit to JORDAN and ST. CATHERINE, SINAI

Led by
Rev. Fr. Nicholas Jonas & Rev. Fr. Andrew Harrison
Sts. Constantine & Helen Parish / St. Luke Parish
June 26 – July 7, 2011

http://www.stconstantinehelen.org/pilgrimageitinerary.pdf

Jun
27
Fri
2014
Eastern Orthodox Christian Pilgrimage Journey to the Holy Land, Jordan & St. Catherine, Sinai
Jun 27 all-day

Led by Fr. Nicholas Jonas & Fr. Andrew Harrison (Sts. Constantine & Helen Parish/St. Luke Parish).

For more information: http://www.stconstantinehelen.org/pilgrimageitinerary.pdf

XIII All Diaspora Youth Conference: San Francisco, CA
Jun 27 – Jul 4 all-day
XIII All Diaspora Youth Conference: San Francisco, CA

Purpose: To study missionary service in the field of social service and charity with the intent of spreading this work to a local parish level.

Conference motto: “In the footsteps of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco.”

The forum will be devoted to missionary work in the field of philanthropy and will be held to coincide with the meeting in San Francisco of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church and the celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the glorification of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco.

More information: http://www.synod.com/synod/eng2013/20131008_ensfxiiisyezd.html

Jun
28
Sat
2014
St. Mary Camp: WI
Jun 28 all-day

Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Friday, July 4, 2014

Held at Camp Wapogasset in Amery, WI

For Ages:  Entering 3rd grade (in school) in the Fall through entering 12th grade (in school)

Please refer the the camp website for the latest information: www.stmaryscamp.com

For more information: http://www.stmarysgoc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=48&layout=blog&Itemid=74

Jun
29
Sun
2014
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh Camp – GOYA
Jun 29 all-day
Jun
30
Mon
2014
Camp St. Paul 2014: CT
Jun 30 all-day
Camp St. Paul 2014: CT @ Camp St. Paul  | Litchfield | Connecticut | United States

 

Click Here to Register for Camp Saint Paul

 Click Here to Access Online Account

 Questions about Camp Saint Paul? Check out our FAQ!

Check out our Flickr page for camp photos!

 

The dates for Camp Saint Paul 2014 have been announced!

 Week 1: June 30-July 6

Week 2: July 7-13- SOLD OUT!

Week 3: July 14-20

Week 4: July 21-27

 For more information: http://www.campsaintpaul.org/

 

 

Jul
2
Wed
2014
62nd Annual Parish Life Conference: San Francisco, CA
Jul 2 – Jul 6 all-day
62nd Annual Parish Life Conference: San Francisco, CA @ St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church  | San Francisco | California | United States

Diocese of Los Angeles and the West  62nd Annual Parish Life Conference.  Hosted by: St. Nicholas Church, San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport

For more information: http://www.laplc.org/

Jul
4
Fri
2014
Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat Program: PA
Jul 4 @ 2:39 am – 3:39 am
Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat Program: PA @ Christ the Saviour Seminary and Cathedral  | Johnstown | Pennsylvania | United States

Plans are underway for the Annual Altar Boy Retreat which will take place from Sunday evening, June 29th (Registration is from 6pm till 8 p.m.) until Wednesday, July 2nd. The Retreat will once again take place at Christ the Savior Seminary, Cathedral and Education Center in Johnstown and SS. Peter & Paul Church facilities in Windber. For our outing this year, we are planning a visit to PNC Park to see the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. This is the time and place for your faithful Altar Servers to join other Altar Boys from all over our Diocese. 

Register On-Line

Forms and Registration

More information: http://acrod.org/news/releases/abr-2014-pr

 

 

 

Jul
10
Thu
2014
Small Parish Forum: Ohio
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day
Small Parish Forum: Ohio @  ’s Christ the Savior Church | Byesville | Ohio | United States

The Diocese of the Midwest and The Diocese of Western Pennsylvania will host a Small Parish Forum at Christ the Savior Church. Titled “Help, Hope, Stability and Identity,” the forum will cater to the numerous “small” parishes in the two dioceses.

Workshops and presentations will examine ways to determine realistic goals toward which parishes with memberships of 50 or less souls can work, based on their respective regions’ economics and demographics and their unique talents and strengths.  Participants will learn how their parishes can achieve stability, build a positive self-image, and accept their calling to live a life in Christ without necessarily becoming “big.”  For parishes prepared and desiring to grow, fresh ideas adapted and relevant to the realities of small churches will prove invaluable.

The forum’s agenda — yet to be finalized — will include panel discussions, a music workshop focusing on the small parish choir, a keynote speaker, parallel sessions for clergy and laity, and case studies.  A welcome reception is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, while the closing session will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 12.

Sessions will take place at Christ the Savior Church of Byesville.  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western, 4929 East Pike, I-70, Exit 160, Zanesville, OH.  The special group rate — which includes breakfast — is only $67.00.  Please call the hotel directly at 740-453-6300 and request the “Orthodox Small Parish Forum” room rate. 

To register and/or to obtain additional information, including workshops themes, speakers, and a wealth of information, visit www.ocadwpa.org/smallparishforum.html.

Jul
14
Mon
2014
2014 My Life in Christ Youth Conference
Jul 14 – Jul 20 all-day

This year’s conference will be held in Des Plaines, IL (a suburb of Chicago). This will be our third conference in Chicago, and we know it will be another great one!

Registration for the youth conference is open! Just go to our Registration Page to download the forms! Send them in by June 1 to get a discount!
We are excited to announce that

 the 2014 My Life in Christ Youth Conference will be help at the Bishop Lane Retreat Center in the beautiful woods of Illinois! Click here for more information on the site.
My Life in Christ Youth Conference will be held July 14-20, 2014and the registration fee is $350 (only $325 if you sign up before June 1). Registration is coming soon! You can subscribe to our mailing list, and we’ll let you know as soon as it comes!
Have you ever wondered what it means to be an Orthodox Christian in the world? How do we fulfill Christ’s words, “Let your light shine before men”? What is our duty to those in the world who have not encountered our faith? The theme of this year’s conference, “Shine where you are: Sharing Our Orthodox Faith”, will focus on these important questions. Through lectures and discussions, we will learn about our role in the world as Orthodox Young People.

The dates for My Life in Christ will be from July 14-20, 2014. We welcome all from ages 15 to 30.

http://www.mylifeinchristyc.com/home

Camp St. Mary of Egypt: ID
Jul 14 – Jul 19 all-day
Camp St. Mary of Egypt: ID

Calling all campers! Camp St Mary of Egypt,   St. Mary of Egypt Summer Camp will open registration on February 1, 2014.

Camp will be held this year July 14-19 at Ross Point Camp in Post Falls, ID for campers ages 9-17. In order to secure a spot at camp, campers need to submit all their registration forms along with a $75 deposit as soon as possible. Our facility limits us to 110 campers and we expect to be at capacity this year–registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. (The balance of camp fees is due by April 1st for the Early Bird discount rate of $275, or June 1st for the regular rate  of $300). If you need scholarship assistance, please contact your priest as soon as possible, as the Order of St Ignatius scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1. Come join us for a beautiful and blessed week of camp!
Jul
17
Thu
2014
39th Annual Diocesan Convention: Des Plaines, IL
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day
39th Annual Diocesan Convention: Des Plaines, IL @ St. Sophia Bulgarian Orthodox Church | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States

The 39th Annual Diocesan Convention of the 
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia 

His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph Presiding.

Information: Location, Schedule & Lodging
Click Here to View or Download pdf