Conference – What’s Holding the Orthodox Church Back from Reviving the Female Diaconate?

Clockwise from top: Teva Regule, Ph.D., Carrie Frederick Frost, Ph.D., Deacon Perry Hamalis, Ph.D., Randa Karadsheh Anderson, Ph.D.

  The St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess - 29/9/18 The Call to Revive the Female Diaconate: Thirty Years After Rhodes Saturday, November 3, 2018 1 to 5 pm Saints Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church Glenview, (Chicago) IL FREE-WILL OFFERING AT THE DOOR SPEAKER: Teva Regule, Ph.D. “The Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church? The State of the Question” PANELISTS: Randa Karadsheh Anderson, Ph.D., ...

2017 St. Phoebe Pan-Orthodox Conference

St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess - 5/9/16 A 2017 Pan-Orthodox Conference hosted by the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess will be held October 6 & 7, 2017 at Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, Irvine, California, where Rev. Fr. Steven Tsichlis is rector. The theme of the conference is “Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in ...

Re-Cap of Women & Diaconal Ministry Conference

St. Phoebe Center

April 2016 Re-Cap of Women & Diaconal Ministry Conference Saturday, May 16, 2015 4 PM St. Gregory of Nyssa Orthodox Church 2219 Summit St. Columbus, Ohio The conference was originally held December 6, 2014 in Manhattan and hosted by the St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess. Join St. Phoebe founder, Ann Marie Mecera, Caren Stayer, PhD ...

FAQ Document Now Available on the Female Diaconate

St. Phoebe Center

June 2015 Visit the Page here: The St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess has added a page of FAQs to its website that provides answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding restoration of the female diaconate. The new page can be found here, where there is also a downloadable PDF version. Source:  

Re-Cap of Women & Diaconal Ministry Conference Scheduled

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Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 4 PM St. Gregory of Nyssa Orthodox Church 2219 Summit St. Columbus, Ohio The conference was originally held December 6, 2014 in Manhattan and hosted by the St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess. Join St. Phoebe founder, Ann Marie Mecera, Caren Stayer, PhD (presenter and Board member), with reflections from Fr. Daniel Rentel ...

First U.S. Conference on Women Deacons Draws Attendees from Across the U.S. and England

December 2014 Fore more photos here: Enthusiasm and prayer marked the first U.S. conference on women deacons in the Orthodox Church sponsored in New York City, on December 6, by St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess.   Although the issue of the reinstitution and rejuvenation of the ordained deaconess has been discussed in Orthodox circles for ...

Full List of Speakers Announced for Women & Diaconal Ministry Conference

October 2014 St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess has announced the full list of speakers for its first conference “Women & Diaconal Ministry in the Orthodox Church: Past, Present & Future” to be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Speakers include Sister Rebecca of New Skete Monastery; ...

Registration Opes for St. Phoebe Center Conference on ‘Women & Diaconal Ministry: Past, Present & Future’

St. Phoebe Center - September 2014 REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE! St. Phoebe Center ‘Women & Diaconal Ministry: Past, Present & Future’ Saturday, December 6, 2014 / 9 AM to 5 PM Union Theological Seminary 3041 Broadway @ 121st St., NY, 10027 Access the registration form here. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE THE PAST Discover the work of women deacons in the early and medieval Church with ...

St. Phoebe Center to Hold its First Conference in Manhattan

28/8/14 Visit Website: Columbus, OH--St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess will host its first conference titled Women & Diaconal Ministry in the Orthodox Church: Past, Present & Future on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm at Union Theological Seminary in Manhattan. The conference will provide presentations and discussions on why an ordained ministry is necessary; how a deaconess ...