Holy Virgin Intercession Church to host Orthodox Women’s Conference

Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese – ROCOR

On Saturday, June 27, Holy Virgin Intercession & St. Sergius Church in Glen Cove, NY will host a one-day Orthodox women’s conference, titled “Living and Thinking Orthodoxy, Yesterday and Today.” The conference will begin at 9:30 AM and conclude at 4:30 PM.

The conference will feature three guest speakers: Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen; former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America), who will speak on “Speaking and Sharing Orthodoxy with Teenagers;” Dr. Valerie A. Karras (professor at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO), on “The Liturgical Roles of Women in the Early and Byzantine Church;” and Dr. Sister Vass Larin (research fellow at the University of Vienna), on the subject “Does Tradition Change?” Dr. Nadieszda Kizenko of SUNY Albany will serve as moderator.

Those interested can contact conference organizers at orthodoxwomensconference@omophor.org. Registration for $30 is currently open. Lunch is an additional $12. Payment (including name, address, telephone, and e-mail) can be mailed to:

Church of the Intercession
14 Alvin Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Attn: Women’s Conference

More information is available online at the parish’s website.