Parish Ministries Conference to feature nearly three dozen individual workshops

Conference 2011

A descriptive listing of the 30 workshops slated to be presented at the 2013 Parish Ministries Conference of the Orthodox Church in America, to be held at Marymount University, Arlington, VA July 10-13, 2013, is now available.

A detailed schedule and on-line registration forms may be found here.

The conference theme—“Faith in Action: Equipping the Saints for Worship, Learning and Service”—will be developed by speakers and personnel from the OCA’s departments of Christian Education, Christian Service and Humanitarian Aid, Liturgical Music and Translations, and Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry.  Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko will deliver the keynote address.

Workshop topics range from music composition and beginning and advanced choral conducting to parish-based outreach ministry, hospital and prison chaplaincy, ministry via social media, and parish educator training. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon will offer a workshop entitled “Teaching Scripture in the Parish.”

Participating clergy will receive Continuing Clergy Development credits [CCD].  Related information may be found here.

A flyer/mini-poster with conference details may be downloaded in PDF format.