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21st Annual Ancient Christianity & Afro-American Conference: Lima, OH @ St. Stephen the First Martyr Orthodox Mission  | Lima | Ohio | United States
Theme: Feed My Sheep When: 10/3/  –  10/5 , 2014  Conference begins on Friday at Noon and ends on Sunday at Noon Who:  SPEAKERS Fr Moses Berry Fr Jerome Sanderson Fr Maximos Cabey Fr Dn Nathaniel Johnson M Katherine Weston Rodney Knott Paul Abernathy Photios Meirthew Turbo Qualls and others What: Brotherhood of St Moses the Black, Ancient Christianity Conference           www.mosestheblack.org Where: St Stephen the Protomartyr Orthodox Church, 3560 Shawnee Road, Lima, OH 45806           www2.wcoil.com/~orthodox/ Schedule: Click here to view schedule Sponsor: Christ the Savior Brotherhood and others For more information: http://www.mosestheblack.org/
23rd Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference: Santa Rosa, CA @ Sts. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church  | Santa Rosa | California | United States
Fundamentals of Musicianship for the Church Choir and its Conductor The Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference is an international event that brings together choir members and conductors to explore the wealth and beauty of Russian Orthodox Church music. Participants gain practical and theoretical knowledge and experience through lectures, workshops and rehearsals which culminate in festive services. This year will mark the 23rd ROCM Conference, which will be held in beautiful Santa Rosa, California and hosted by the Sts. Peter and Paul parish. The 2004 Conference was also held in Santa Rosa, and was a great success. View details » For more information: http://www.rocmconference.com/  
October 10, 2014 – October 13, 2014 all-day
2014 Lead Program Conference: Titusville, FL @ St. Steven Retreat Center | Titusville | Florida | United States
In order to prepare the leaders of today and tomorrow, the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern U.S. has established The LEAD Program (Leadership Education And Development). The mission of this program is to equip leaders to face the challenges of the future at church, at home and at work using Christ and His disciples as examples with the ultimate goal of furthering the Kingdom of God. Just as Christ said to His disciples, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men” (Mark 1:17), so we must also follow Him and make the leaders of tomorrow by learning practical leadership principles today. My vision is that through this program we can put these Biblical principles of leadership into action and light the way for a new generation of passionate Christian leaders that will impact our society and ultimately edify the Body of Christ. “Let your light so shine before men, that[...]
Student Conference on 700th Anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh’s Birth: Jordonville, NY @  Holy Trinity Seminary
  “The Brightest Luminary of the Russian Land:” the 700th Anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh’s Birth  Holy Trinity Seminary will host a student conference .The keynote address, the topic of which will be announced at a later date, will be delivered on Friday evening the by Archpriest Paul Velikanov of Moscow Theological Academy. For more information: http://eadiocese.org/News/2014/apr/htsretreat.en.htm http://eadiocese.org/en.index.htm
October 24, 2014 – October 26, 2014 all-day
Pan-Orthodox Young Professionals Conference: Austin, TX
A note to our young adults from Fr. David Barr of St. Elias Church in Austin, Texas. Father David writes: Howdy, y’all! We are thrilled to be hosting Austin’s first pan-Orthodox Young Professionals Conference. Join us on October 24th-26th, 2014, deep in the heart of Texas, for an incredible weekend, packed full of spiritual and social activities. Get to know and spend time with fellow Orthodox Christians as we learn what it means to live authentically. Explore the concepts of ‘Real Life, True Faith’ with Dr. George Stavros during the keynote address, as well as during breakout sessions led by both esteemed clergy and theologians. Later on, perhaps you’d like to check out the vintage shops on South Congress, or maybe you’d rather try your luck at paddling on Town Lake. One thing’s for sure — you can’t leave Austin without some authentic BBQ! We’ll reflect, learn, and worship together,[...]
"Nashi Predky-Our Ancestors" Fall 2014 Conference: NJ @ Ukrainian Cultural Center  | New Jersey | United States
  Join the Historical and Educational Center for the first full-day conference of the Family History Group. Expert speakers Matthew Bielawa, Angie Bush, Michael Buryk, and Michelle Chubenko will present talks on a variety of topics related to Ukrainian and Eastern European genealogy from the introductory to the advanced. Presentations will include: Galicia: An Introduction to the Austro-Hungarian Province Ukrainian Vital Records: Finding Them, Reading Them, Understanding Them The Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in L’viv DNA and Eastern European Ancestry Q&A Panel: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall Ancestor Read more… For more information: https://www.ukrhec.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=17
Women & Diaconal Ministry in the Orthodox Church: Past, Present & Future @ Union Theological Seminary | New York | New York | United States
Source: St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess will host its first conference titled Women & Diaconal Ministry in the Orthodox Church: Past, Present & Future on Saturday, December 6, 2014  from 9 am to 5 pm at Union Theological Seminary  in Manhattan. The conference will provide presentations and discussions on why an ordained ministry is necessary; how a deaconess would/could serve today; and what short-term and long-term steps could be taken for restoration of the female diaconate. Speakers from various areas of social outreach will discuss diaconal work in the present such as pastoral care, ministry of the Word, and chaplaincy. A session will also will support the restoration of the female diaconate with an overview of the comprehensive research that has already conducted on it history, theological apologetics, and recent attempts at restoration of the female diaconate in Greece and[...]
The International Conference on Patristic Studies in Oxford is a four-yearly gathering of scholars from around the world that has become a major event for the many disciplines concerned with patristics. The proceedings of the conferences are peer reviewed and published in the series  Studia Patristica. Abstracts and proposals for the seventeenth conference are being accepted from August 2014, with a submission deadline of December 31st, 2014. For more information on the conference and submitting proposals, see here. Apply Now http://www.hchc.edu/studentlife/vocation/osi/announcements/