Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America, wishes to remind those who will be attending the 16th All-American Council that hard copies of the Council reports will not be available at the Council. Attendees should download and print them from http://oca.org/news/headline-news/all-american-council-resources-now-available-on-line and bring hard copies with them. Binders will be available at the time of registration. The local committee will provide information on outlets within close proximity to the Council site at which copies may be printed, should there be need to do so.
In related news, the OCA Department of Christian Education [DCE] invites all Council participants to attend a workshop in the Juniper Room on Tuesday, November 1, at 8:00 p.m., for a workshop titled “Orthodox Living in a Challenging World.” Archpriests John Behr and Michael Oleksa will offer presentations on “Being Human” and “En-COUNTER-ing Culture” respectively. Mrs. Daria Petrykowski will offer a presentation on “Addressing Abortion,” while Archpriest John Dresko will speak on “Challenging Sunday Sports.” In addition, Matushka Valerie Zahirsky, DCE chair, will highlight various resources offered by the department.
Also, the PSALM group of choir directors and musicians will meet in the Larch Room on Monday, October 31, from 9:00 p.m. until midnight.