SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] – St. Tikhon’s Seminary Announces its annual Continuing Education Program, to be held at the seminary June 21-23, 2016. The program will begin at noon on Tuesday, and continue through Thursday afternoon. Registration cost for the program is $100, covering overnight accommodations in our dormitory, and meals. The program will be submitted for review for continuing education credit for our clergy. Interested lay persons are also welcome to attend!
Please register by June 15th either by calling St. Tikhon’s Seminary: 570.561.1818, or by e-mailing Teresa Vaux-Michel: email@example.com
St. Tikhon’s Seminary 2016 Continuing Education Program
Our Youth: a Precious Portion of Today’s Church Community
in Great Need of Attention
“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs – heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.” (Romans 8:16-17)
Program Presenters and Topics:
Tuesday afternoon: 1:30pm Matushka Myra Kovalak (OCEC)
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt. 9:14) Matushka Myra will talk with clergy attendees about their involvement in church school, assisting in building up relationships with their youth, in part through modeling, as an integral part of young persons’ developing their own relationship with Jesus Christ.
Tuesday evening: 6:30pm Dn. Jason Ketz (OCA Youth Department, Wonder Blog)
Have you never read in the scriptures...? Opening the Holy Texts to our Youth
Wednesday morning 9:00am Archpriest Dennis Rhodes (OCA Albanian Archdiocese)
Protecting Ourselves and our Youth from the Scourge of Addiction
Wednesday afternoon: 1:00pm Emma Solak (OCA Youth Department)
"Making Disciples and Mentoring Leaders: Campus Ministry from Start to Finish"
Thursday morning: 9:00am Bishop Thomas (Antiochian Archdiocese of North America,
Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the Mid-Atlantic)
Instructing your Spiritual Children for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus: The Role of the Pastor in the Lives of Young People
Thursday afternoon: 1:00pm Fr. John Malcom (St. Andrews Camp)
“Ministering to Youth Through God's Creation: The Importance of Church Camp in Today's Society”
Please come and join us!