Seminars/Retreats

Monday, July 30, 2012 – Friday, August 3, 2012
World Iconography Camp
THEOS School
1819 Ellsworth Avenue
Heidelberg, PA 15206

Iconography Camp for sixth to twelfth graders. Students will learn the basics of Orthodox Christian Iconography as it has thrived in 3 different cultures. In the process, the students will complete three kinds of icons. Cost: $200 tuition + $75 materials fee. For information, please call: 412-396-9617

August 6 at 1:00 PM – August 8 at 4:00 PM
Overcome the World
2nd Annual Retreat for Orthodox College Students.
Camp Nazareth Retreat & Conference Center
Mercer, Pennsylvania
For more information and registration forms, click here: College Retreat

All are welcome! This year we’ve got lots in store for those attending! Guest speakers; Lots of delicious food; Camp Fire; Movie Night;-Prayer Time; Confession; Swimming; Music; Hiking; Meet New Friends; See Old Friends

August 7 – 10, 2012: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Vacation Church School
Co-sponsored by St. John the Baptist Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church and the Presentation of the Lord Greek Orthodox Church (8 years of cooperative ministry)
Presentation of the Lord Church
1672 Electric Ave
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112
Phone: (412) 824-9188

This year’s theme: ”The Church Forever Young.” Children and Adult Classes will explore exciting early church events in the Book of Acts. For more information: email janotec77@gmail or call 412-824-0246, for more information.

Saturday, August 11, 2012:  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Orthodox Church School Directors and Teachers Workshop
Educating Ourselves and Our children in Godliness
Sponsored by the Orthodox Christian Education Commission
St. John the Baptist
601 Boone Avenue
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 745-9776

Presenters:  Matushka Myra Kovalak, Director of the OCEC Department of Teacher Training and Matushka Valerie Zahirsky, Director of the OCA Department of Christian Education.  Participants can choose to attend either the Church School Director Seminar Course, or the Teacher Training Course.  For more information and a listing of topics, click here:  Flyer.  To register, click here:  Form.  You must pre-register by August 4, 2012.