SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] — “The Heart Assured: Works of Love in Deed and Truth” will be the theme of a skills conference to be cosponsored by the OCA’s Department of Pastoral Life and Ministry and the Department of Christian Witness and Service at Marymount University, Arlington, VA, July 25-28, 2007.
“The conference will focus on clergy and laity working together to develop ministires that address a variety of needs found in every parish community,” said Mrs. Donna Karabin, who chairs the Department of Christian Witness and Service. “Numerous workshops will help equip participants in ministeries to children, adults, seniors, the infirm, clergy and their families, and a number of other groups.”
Registration fees are $125.00 before July 1 and $150.00 after that date. Meals are an additional $90.00. Air conditioned campus housing is $40.00 per night single, $32.00 per night double. Registration for those wishing to attend for a single day is $75.00, including meals.