SMOF 9th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

THE CHRISTIAN FAITH

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The Ninth Annual Conference of St. Mark's Orthodox Fellowship will be held September 3 - 6, 2004, at the Antiochian Village, Legonier, PA. 

The theme of the meeting is "The Christian Faith". 

This year, Rev. Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir Theological Seminary, has accepted the invitation to talk to us about “Faith and Preaching Orthodoxy” and “Faith and Christian Unity”.   Like last year, Rev. Fr. Antonios Amin (St. Mark Coptic Church, Heliopolis, Egypt), and Dr. Noss’hi Abdel-Shaheed (Director of St. Antonios Patristic Center, Cairo, Egypt) will be speakers in the conference this year.  

The full program will be mailed and posted here soon.

Registration is now open:

1- $200 for adults, $100 for 12-18 years old children, and $80 for 5-11 years old children (staying with adults) for 7 meals and three nights accommodation in the Retreat Center (double occupancy, or more).  

2- This year, we have beds reserved in the Camping area Cabins (you bring bed linens, and covers if needed, with you) for youth attending the meetings.  Youth registration will be available at $120 per person.  

3- Registrations mailed before July 28 can be reduced by 10%.  

Click here to see Maps (Large Map has circles around Pittsburgh (Airport), Latrobe (Airport, USAir only) and Legonier, Small Map shows the location of the Antiochian Village in its limited neighborhood.) of the conference site and driving directions  

Please, reserve as soon as possible because the number of rooms available in the Retreat Center is limited.  We encourage all members to stay till the last day to participate in the discussions of the Fellowship’s activities and to make arrangements for their participation in the services of the Fellowship.

We encourage all members to attend and to invite others as well.