Program of the Joint Pastoral Conference of the Eastern American Diocese & the Moscow Patriarchate

October 11-13, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th

5:00-6:00 PM: Dinner and Registration in the parish hall- 51 Prospect Street, Nyack, NY 10960.

6:00-7:30 PM: Vespers & Matins in Holy Virgin Protection Church.

7:30-9:00 PM:Women’s choir rehearsal in parish hall.

Thursday, October 11th

7:40-8:00 AM: Hours.

8:00-9:30 AM: Divine Liturgy in Holy Virgin Protection Church – sung by the Diocesan Holy Myrrhbearers Women’s Choir.

9:30-10:30 AM: Breakfast in the parish hall.

10:30-11:00 AM: Group photo in front of church.

11:00-11:15 AM: Opening remarks by Metropolitan Hilarion

11:15-11:45 AM: Lecture #1 "Icon of Unity: The Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon of Hawaii" – Archpriest Victor Potapov.

11:45 AM-12:00 PM Presentation from the Fund for Assistance – Mark Selawry, President.

12:00-12:30 PM: Lecture #2 "Reconsidering the Past, Reclaiming the Future: A Challenge for the Present" – Archpriest Alexander Golubov.

12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch in parish hall.

1:30-2:00 PM: Free time.

2:00-4:00 PM: Panel Discussion; Panel Discussion in Russian School for Matushkas.

4:00-5:30 PM: Free Time.

5:30 PM: Buses leave hotel for cruise.

6:30-7:00 PM: Boarding the Yacht "Destiny."

7:00-10:00 PM: Dinner cruise with entertainment around Manhattan.

10:00-11:00 PM: Disembark.

11:00 PM: Buses leave back to hotel.

Friday, October 12th

8:30-9:00 AM: Moleben to St. John of San Francisco (Uncovering of the Relics in 1993).

9:00-9:45 AM: Breakfast in the parish hall.

10:00-10:45 AM: Lecture #3 "Five Pillars of Pastoral Care" – Archpriest ArtemyVladimirov.

10:45-11:00 AM: Presentation from Holy Trinity Seminary – Deacon Ephraim Willmarth.

11:00-12:30 PM: Panel Discussion.

12:30-1:15PM: Lunch in the parish hall.

1:15-1:30PM: Free time.

1:30-2:15 PM: Lecture #4 " Confession: The Path to Renewal of the Heart" –Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg).

2:15-3:00PM: Lecture #5 "Humanity in the Moral Character of the Modern Pastor" – Archpriest ArtemyVladimirov.

3:00-4:30PM: Panel Discussion.

3:00-4:30 PM: Panel Discussion in Russian School for Matushkas.

4:30-5:00 PM: Light Snack.

5:00-6:00 PM: Free Time.

6:00-8:45 PM: Greeting of Hawaiian Icon followed by Vigil at Holy Dormition Convent Novo-Diveevo, sung by Diocesan Youth Male Choir - 100 Smith Road, Nanuet, NY 10954.

9:00-10:00 PM: Dinner at Nyack parish hall.

Saturday, October 13th

7:00-7:30 AM: Clergy vesting in Garfield parish hall (hours will be read in the hall) - 454 Outwater Lane, Garfield, NJ 07026.

7:45 AM: Clergy and bishops assemble for procession at the parish hall.

8:00 AM: Beginning of procession with all clergy and bishops and Hawaiian Icon.

8:20 AM: Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in Three Saints Patriarchal Church in Garfield, NJ, sung by Sretensky Moscow Male Choir. After Liturgy, a banquet will be held for clergy and their families at Sts. Peter&PaulPatriarchalChurchinPassaic, NJ - 200 3rd Street, Passaic, NJ 07055.

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