OPF Conference News Announcement
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Release from Orthodox Peace Fellowship:
2005 CONFERENCE AT ST. VLADIMIR SEMINARY
Orthodox Peace Fellowship to hold annual conference at St. Vladimir's
Crestwood, NY -- The North American branch of the Orthodox Peace
Fellowship will hold its annual east coast conference at Saint Vladimir's
Orthodox Theological Seminary on July 29-31, 2005.
The conference theme, "Salt of the Earth, Light of the World: Living the
Similitudes in Our Communities," will focus on gathering and expanding a
variety of Orthodox social outreach ministries to the underserved in our
The main speakers of the conference are Mr. Joe May of Akron, Ohio's
Matthew 25 House of Hospitality, presenting "Downward Mobility: Voluntary
Simplicity in Christian Life and Witness," and the Rev. Paisius Altschul of
Kansas City Reconciliation Ministries speaking on "The Icon of God: Getting
Beyond 'Us' 'Them.'"
Other Orthodox social ministries to participate by leading workshops include
the homeless ministry conducted by Saint John the Compassionate Mission,
Toronto, ON, Canada; the Treehouse Center for Mothers, Wichita, KS; Zoe
for Life, and prison ministries.
On-line registration is encouraged through the OPF web site at
www.incommunion.org or by writing to the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, PO
Box 390838, Cambridge, MA 02139. Questions may be directed to Sheri San
Chirico at sherihopesc@....
OPF's North American branch was established several years ago as a extension
of the international OPF, based in Alkmaar, Holland.
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