The Clergy Symposium


What is the…

Clergy Symposium?

Open to:

  • All clergy (presbyters and deacons) of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
  • Invited guest clergy and laity

Goals:

  • To provide information relative to the theory and practice of the Orthodox ordained ministry
  • To impart through guest lectures knowledge of issues and problems crucial to a clergyman in today’s culture
  • To create a forum for common discussion regarding ministerial challenges
  • To learn on a continuing basis the spiritual and historical roots of the Church and her theology

Process:

  • All priests and deacons are required by the Metropolitan to attend.

Timing:

  • One week biennially—the third or fourth week in July—of even-numbered years (those opposite the Archdiocesan Convention).

Contact: Fr. Joseph Allen, Chairman of Theological & Pastoral Education