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Source: ConnectOrthodoxy.org Who: The Connect Conference is for young Orthodox adults, ages 21-39, looking for ways to connect more deeply with their faith and fellow Orthodox Christians. What: The theme for this year’s conference is “Finding Christ in Everyday Life.” Speakers and breakout sessions will help participants consider ways to encounter Christ while living and working in our increasingly fragmented world. When: October 6-8, 2017 Where: Sheraton Suites Galleria in Atlanta, Georgia. Register now! Why: Many young Orthodox Christians let go of their connection to Church after high school. They often go without much needed support at a critical time in their lives when careers are forged and families are…

Source: Orthodox Church in America ATLANTA, GA [OCA] – Members of the Chancery staff met with the 18th All-American Council Local Planning Committee here October 6-7, 2014 to finalize logistics and the AAC’s agenda. The four-day gathering, the theme of which will be “How to Expand the Mission,” will open July 20, 2015. Participating in the meeting were Archpriest John Jillions, Chancellor; Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary and Council Administrator; Melanie Ringa, Treasurer; Archpriest Myron Manzuk, Council Manager; Peter Ilchuk, Logistics Manager; Michaela Staskiewicz and Barbara Massoudi, AAC Lay Vice-Chairpersons; members of the hotel staff; and chairs of the local…

Where do some of our Orthodox Christian bishops live?  What are their living expenses?  How many have homes abroad? Who owns their homes?  Source: The Washington Post ATLANTA (Associated Press) — Archbishop Wilton Gregory seems to have gotten the pope’s message about modest living. Days after Pope Francis permanently removed a German bishop for his lavish spending on a new residence, the Atlanta archbishop apologized for building a $2.2 million mansion as his residence. He bowed to criticism from local parishioners and said he’d consider selling the new home in Buckhead, Atlanta’s toniest neighborhood. In letters, emails and a meeting,…