The 2015 Orthodox Institute—“Building on the Foundation of Faith: Adult Education”—will be held at Antiochian Village here November 5-8, 2015. The annual gathering is being cosponsored by the Orthodox Christian Education Commission [OCEC] and the religious education departments of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Orthodox Church in America.
The keynote address, “Adult Education is Crucial to the Parish,” will be delivered by Kevin Allen, host of the “Ancient Faith Today” podcast on Ancient Faith Radio. Other speakers include Dr. Anton Vrame, OCEC Vice President, and Gerry Clonaris, both of the Greek Archdiocese; Archpriest Stephen Freeman, Orthodox Church in America; and Priests Josiah Trenham, Andrew Stephen Damick and John Oliver of the Antiochian Archdiocese. A variety of instructors, including His Grace, Bishop Thomas of the Antiochian Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the Mid-Atlantic, and the OCA’s Priest Dr. J. Sergius Halvorsen, Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY, will conduct individual course sessions related to the overall theme.
Addtional information and institute registration is available atwww.antiochian.org/OI2015. To register for meals and lodging at Antiochian Village visit www.antiochianvillage.org/conferences-meetings/events. Additional information is also available atwww.facebook.com/OrthodoxInstitute2015.