May 1-2, 2010
The conference will open on Saturday, May 1 at 7:30 AM. Conference
delegates are encouraged to arrive on
Friday, April 30.
Cross Monastery and Christ
the Savior Church - Wayne, WV
is organized by the diocesan council of the Eastern American Diocese
with the blessing of the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church
Abroad, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion. Registration is open to men
of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad who are interested in serving the
church through ordination.
conference will feature:
services lead by His Grace Bishop George Mayfield on the Sunday of
the Samaritan Woman. Services will be held in Holy Cross Monastery
and in Christ the Savior Church, Wayne, WV.
presentation by Archpriest John Moses - "Discerning the Call
to Ordination - personal and professional requirements" and
"Power and Restraint - Pastoral Leadership in worship,
counseling, and administration"
presentation by Archpriest Steven Ritter - "A Man of Prayer -
Priesthood and Personal Piety"
presentation by Archpriest David Straut - "Living in a
Fishbowl - Priesthood and Family Life"
time for social interaction.