Τετάρτη, 23 Σεπτεμβρίου 2015

Linking Ancient African Christianity and the African-American Experience: “Why Not Become All Aflame?”


October 9-11, 2015: “Why Not Become All Aflame?”
22nd Annual Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black Conference
Linking Ancient African Christianity and the African-American Experience



St Mary of Egypt, a multi-cultural orthodox community in Kansas City

Registration

Click here to register online for the 2015 conference.

Payment will not happen until check-in, but advance registration is required so that we can plan appropriately.
 
Details
 
Theme
“Why Not Become All Aflame?”

Speakers
Archbishop Michael, Friday keynote address
Father Moses Berry:
In remembrance of our righteous ancestors
Mother Katherine Weston:
Reflections on Racism
Father Jerome Sanderson:
Blessed is the warmth of Thy Saints–Refocusing on first things
Father Alexii Altschul:
Accessibility of the Orthodox Church in an urban community
 
Location

St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church
3101 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64109
 
Hotel

America’s Best Value Inn
3240 Broadway St. Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-9250
http://www.americasbestvalueinn.com/bestv.cfm?idp=1791

Questions?

Email smoe.brotherhood@gmail.com.
 
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Schedule
 
Thursday, October 8

12:00 noon: Depart Kansas City for optional pilgrimage to Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete
 
Friday, October 9

12:00 noon: Check-in begins
1:00pm: Keynote address by Archbishop Michael, followed by Q & A
2:30pm: Panel discussion with Orthodox ministry leaders
4:00pm: Break, potential to get settled at host home or hotel
5:30pm: Dinner
5-7pm: Reconciliation Services community dinner on the first floor.
7:30pm: Vespers
8:30pm: Fellowship time
 
Saturday, October 10

8:00am: Breakfast
9:00am: Akathist to St. Moses the Black
9:30am: First talk, by Fr. Moses: “In remembrance of our righteous ancestors”
10:30am: Second talk, by M. Katherine: “Reflections on Racism”
11:30am: Breakout sessions
– Discussion of Fr. Moses’s talk
– Discussion of M. Katherine’s talk
12:30pm: Lunch
2:00pm: Third talk, by Fr. Jerome: “Blessed is the warmth of Thy Saints–Refocusing on first things”
3:00pm: Fourth Talk, by Fr. Alexii
4:00pm: Breakout sessions
– Discussion of Fr. Jerome’s talk
– Discussion of Fr. Alexii’s talk
5:00pm: Break
6:00pm: Vespers
7:30pm: Celebratory soul food dinner
9:30pm: Fellowship time 

Sunday, October 11

8:00am: Matins
9:30am: Divine Liturgy
11:30am: Lunch
1:00pm: Airport shuttle leaves, to arrive at the airport at 1:30pm

See also

Fr. Moses Berry, a descendant of African slaves, Orthodox priest and teacher in USA
Mother Maria from Uganda
Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black
Dream Team of the Desert (tag)
 
Ditos dos Padres do Deserto

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