“Sharing Orthodoxy in the New World: Conversations on Faith with Family and Friends” will be the theme of a conference on evangelism at Assumption Church here Saturday, October 19, 2013.
Sponsored by the Diocese of New York and New Jersey, the conference will focus on how to present the Orthodox Christian faith and life to Roman Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals, and non-Christians.
Priest Andrew Stephen Damick, pastor of Saint Paul Church, Emmaus, PA, will be the main speaker. Father Andrew lectures widely on Orthodox evangelism and related topics. He is a founding member and one of the associate directors of the Society for Orthodox Christian History in the Americas, hosts the Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy and Roads from Emmaus podcasts, and maintains the Roads from Emmaus weblog. He is also author of Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, published by Conciliar Press [now Ancient Faith Press].
There is no charge for the conference.
Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. The conference will conclude with the celebration of Great Vespers at 5:00 p.m.