Colloquium on Orthodoxy for Lutheran Clergy Sept. 10-11
- St. Andrew House - Center for Orthodox Christian Studies To Host
Colloquium on Orthodox Christianity for Lutheran Clergy in Detroit
Sept. 10 - 11
DETROIT, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Andrew House - Center for
Orthodox Christian Studies will host "Faith of Our Fathers: A
Colloquium on Orthodoxy for Lutherans" Sept. 10-11 for Lutheran
clergy and their spouses and Lutheran lay leaders from the Great
Lakes region of the United States and Canada.
The colloquium is the second in an ongoing series sponsored by St.
Andrew House to present the basic precepts of Orthodox Christianity
to clergy and lay leaders of other Christian faiths. St. Andrew House
conducted its first colloquium, for Anglicans, in January of this
The colloquium will begin with registration at 5:00 p.m. on Monday,
Sept. 10 and conclude with a farewell reception at 5:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, Sept. 11. It will feature a Great Vespers service on Monday
evening at nearby St. Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Church celebrating
the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos.
After Vespers, there will be a buffet dinner at the retreat center,
with the colloquium's keynote address by the Most Rev. Nathaniel,
Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate of the Orthodox
Church in America, and founder and president of St. Andrew House.
Among other speakers will be the Very Rev. Patrick Henry Reardon of
All Saints Orthodox Church, Chicago; the Rev. Dr. Hieromonk Calinic
Berger of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary; and Deacon
Gregory Roeber, professor at the Pennsylvania State University.
The registration fee for the conference is $75 per person. It
includes meals and refreshments at the retreat center. Rooms at the
center may be reserved for one to three nights, Sunday through
Tuesday, at the rate of $95 per night.
While the colloquium is designed for Lutherans, it is also open to
Orthodox Christians and members of other Christian faiths. Seating is
limited, however, and priority will be given to Lutherans.
Ancient Faith Radio (www.ancientfaithradio.com), the online Orthodox
radio station, will record colloquium presentations. Compact disks of
the recordings, in MP3 and standard audio format, may be ordered in
advance or at the colloquium.
To obtain further information, register for the colloquium, and order
recordings, visit St. Andrew House's Web site at
www.orthodoxdetroit.com. For further assistance, contact the
colloquium coordinator, David Adrian, at (248) 322-9226 or
Source: St. Andrew House - Center for Orthodox Christian Studies