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ONLINE PARISH DEVELOPMENT FORUM, JULY 16TH, the Orthodox Parish: ―Awakening to Opportunity

6 Jul

Fr John Jillions and Dr. Nathan Jacobs are featured speakers at the 2021 Online Parish Development Forum, to be held Friday, July 16 from 10:00 a.m. EDT to 5:15 p.m. For the past seven years this conference has attracted persons from virtually every OCA Diocese and many other Orthodox jurisdictions.

There are three content tracks — Personal Spiritual Resiliency, Parish Renewal and Resiliency and Becoming Fishers of Men. These workshops aim to help parish leaders think about the future. For registration and further information, click here.

New COVID-19 guidelines Issued

4 Jun

On May 29, 2021, His Beatitude Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington and Metropolitan of All America and Canada, issued new guidelines to the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of New England, regarding protocols for churches vis-a-vis the COVID-19 pandemic. His Beatitude serves not only as the primate of the Orthodox Church in America, but also as the locum tenens, or temporary hierarch, of the Diocese of New England, which presently is without a permanent bishop. The guidelines may be read here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines updated and released on September 1, 2021 can be read here.

updated 9/2/21

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