Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) is hosting an Open Forum for interested clergy and laity in the Jacksonville/St Augustine, Florida area on the progress of the Assembly of Bishops as they finalize a blueprint for Orthodox Unity in the USA. A plan will be discussed by the Assembly in March, 2015 in a special meeting. The work toward unity is the responsibility of all – including clergy and laity. At least we can be informed. Please see the event flier … [Read more...]
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Source: Orthodox Christian Laity (West Palm Beach, FL) George Pontikes was elected the thirteenth president of Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL). The election took place on October 24, 2014. Mr. Pontikes is a city of Chicago native and an attorney. He and his wife Harriet reside in Evanston, IL. They are parents of three accomplished daughters. Their pride and joy is their granddaughter Zoe Panorea. George is a founding member of Orthodox Christian Laity. He is active in the life of his … [Read more...]
Source: Ancient Faith Radio October 29, 2014 Length: 1:48:55 Orthodox Christian Laity hosted an open forum at St. Vlad's on the work of the Episcopal Assembly. Speakers included Alexei Krindatch, Bishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, and Archbishop Nathaniel of the Romanian Episcopate. Direct link Play in Popup Download Send Feedback Related Stories Alexei Krindatch’s Presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of OCL - Orthodox Christian Laity Photo Gallery of … [Read more...]
Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Browse the gallery of photos from OCL's 27th Annual Meeting held on October 24, 2014 at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. Related Stories Alexei Krindatch’s Presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of OCL - Orthodox Christian Laity Audio Presentation of the Orthodox Christian Laity Open Forum at St Vladimir’s Seminary - Ancient Faith Radio OCL Completes 27th Annual Meeting at St. Vladimir’s Seminary - Orthodox Christian Laity … [Read more...]
Source: Orthodox Christian Laity The OCL Board and Annual Meeting will be held on October 23-25, 2014, at St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York. An Open Forum on the work of the Assembly of Bishops will be presented at 7:00 pm on October 24. See and click on Program announcement below. The Program Booklet is available HERE. The Unofficial Minutes of the May 30, 2014 meeting in Fairlawn, Ohio are available by CLICKING HERE. Click on the flyer … [Read more...]
Leon Marinakos falls asleep in the Lord. . .he was also a founding member of Orthodox Christian Laity.
Source: Drechsler Brown & Willams Funeral Home Leon C. Marinakos Jul. 8, 2014 Leon C. Marinakos of Chicago; devoted son of the late Constantine and Maria nee Pontikes; loving brother of the late Presvytera Panayiota (the late Rev. Dr. Theodore) Thalassinos; cherished uncle of Nicholas and Constantine Thalassinos. Leon Marinakos was a US Army veteran and a graduate in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, becoming Manager of Product Planning at General … [Read more...]
Source: Orthodox Christian Laity At its recently adjourned board meeting in Akron, Ohio (May 30, 2014), four OCL members were elected to the Board of Directors. Each member is passionately committed to Orthodox Christian Unity. The variety of ages and interests of the new members will strengthen the vision and mission of OCL. The new board members are: Ellen Pantazis, Ocala, FL (GOA); Michael Pacurar, Long Beach CA and Akron, OH (OCA); John Regule, The Villages, FL (OCA); and Roy … [Read more...]
Akron, Ohio Meeting Hilton Hotel May 29 to May 31, 2014 Thursday, May 29 Board members arrive and check in at Hilton Hotel, 3180 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44333 Telephone: (330) 867-5000 6:30pm. Dinner at BRAVO Restaurant (Italian cuisine) followed by informal Executive meeting. The restaurant is walking distance from the hotel, directly across the street in the shopping center. Don’t worry if you are arriving late. Just straggle over after you check in. We will be there … [Read more...]
The OCL Board will meet at: Hilton Akron Fairlawn, 3180 West Market St., Akron, Ohio 44333, Phone: 330-867-5000. Akron is our host city, because the Pan Orthodox Young Adult Festival will take place there, and our board wants to support this important young adult initiative. This business meeting will discuss various topics including: board development, finance, mission of OCL, what we know about preparations for the Great and Holy Council and other topics. … [Read more...]
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