Life in mission parishes topic of public lecture at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, Priest John E. Parker, III, chair of the Department of Evangelization of the Orthodox Church in America, will present a free and public lecture, “Realities of Life in Orthodox Christian Mission Churches,” at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY.  The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Bashir Auditorium, directly across from SVS Bookstore in the Education Building.

Father John is a Saint Vladimir’s alumnus and current rector of Holy Ascension Mission, Mount Pleasant, NC.

While visiting the campus, he also will be speaking to the seminary wives’ group, “Saint Juliana Society,” on the topic “Blessings and Curses: The Life of a Clergy Family in a Mission Church.”