TGOC LIFE September

Early Bird Registration Open for Family Ministry Conference in PA

The Center for Family Care is hosting a conference titled “The Orthodox Family in a Changing World” in an effort to explore critical issues in the family life-cycle and practical methods to address them in the parish and the home. The conference will be held September 20-23, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA.

The conference welcomes clergy, pastoral-care workers, ministry leaders, and laypersons interested in the development of family ministry in their parishes. A generous grant from Leadership 100 will aid in funding the event.

A reduced ‘early bird’ registration rate is offered through July 30th.

To register visit: www.regonline.com/fm-conference-2017

Keynote Speakers

  • His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh
  • Elissa Bjeletich, Orthodox blogger and author
  • Steven Christoforou, GOA Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Intensive and Workshop Topics

  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Supporting Families with Children who have special needs
  • Pornography
  • Homosexuality in the Family
  • The Internet of Humanity: Navigating the Hyper-connected World to be in Authentic Relationship
  • Holding Space for Families in Crisis
  • Poverty in the Family

https://www.goarch.org/family-ministry-conference

 

TGOC LIFE September

Orthodox Youth & Camp Worker Conference – coming this month!

Transfiguration will host the 2017 Orthodox Youth & Camp Worker Conference on January 26, 27 and 28!

We look forward to welcoming those who work with Orthodox Youth from all over the country, and to hearing exciting speakers on the future of Youth Ministry in the Church.

For more information, including details on speakers, schedules and hotel arrangements, please go to:  orthodoxycc.org

 

TGOC LIFE September

Transfiguration Consecrated!

On November 5, 2016, Metropolitan ISAIAH of Denver consecrated Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. Glory be to God!

Just before the Procession... by Vasi Bjeletich
Just before the Procession… by Vasi Bjeletich

 

The Great Procession, by Vasi Bjeletich
The Great Procession, by Vasi Bjeletich
The Great Procession by Vasi Bjeletich
The Great Procession by Vasi Bjeletich
Lift up your gates, that the King of Glory may enter!
Lift up your gates, that the King of Glory may enter! by Vasi Bjeletich
Consecration of the Holy Altar, by Vasi Bjeletich
Consecration of the Holy Altar, by Vasi Bjeletich