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Wednesday, September 25

5:30 Registration
6:30  Opening Address: Fr. Constantine Sitaras,M.Div.                   Who is our Family?
7:30 Opening Session: Vision of Family Ministry
9:00 Small Compline

Thursday, September 26

7:00    Morning Prayers
8:30    Breakfast
9:30    Intensive Session I: Jim Burns, Ph.D.
           
Developing a Strategy for Family Ministry 

12:00  Lunch/Keynote Address: His Eminence Archbishop                    Demetrios-Reflection on Ephesians 3:14-19

2:00    Intensive Session II: Jim Burns, Ph.D.
           
Developing a Strategy for Family Ministry
3:45    Free Time
4:00    Buses to St. Mary's
4:45    Vespers
*
5:30    Dinner
*
7:00    Workshop Session: Georgette Constantinou
           
Negotiating the Challenges of Family Life*
           Parent Session: Jim Burns
           Energizing Your Family's Spiritual Life*
9:30    Small Compline

*Taking place at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church

Friday, September 27

7:45    Morning Prayers
8:15    Breakfast

9:00    Keynote Address:
Fr. Harry Pappas, M.Div. Ph.D.
           
Family in Scripture and Implications for Today
10:45  Workshop Session I
  • Fr. Louis Christopulos-Making Your Parish a Family
  • Fr. Jim Kordaris-Family Outreach: Building Up the Body of Christ
  • Fr. Jason Roll-Making Our Faith Real to Our Children
  • Jamil Samara-The Intersection of Technology and Faith: Implications for the Modern Family
12:15  Lunch
1:15    Workshop Session II
  • Paul and Cindy Karos-Using Family Ministry to Build Community Connections
  • Anton Vrame-It Takes Two:Parents and Faith in the Home
  • Natalie Kapeluck Nixon-The Church of the Home
  • Jamil Samara-The Intersection of Technology and Faith: Implications for the Modern Family

2:30    Break
3:00    Panel Discussion on Family Ministry

6:00    Paraklesis

6:45    Dinner

7:30    Celebrating Family Ministry:
An Interactive Evening
9:30    Small Compline

Saturday, September 28

7:30    Morning Prayers
8:00    Breakfast

9:00    Closing Keynote Address:
Fr. Anthony Coniaris, M.Div.               Synergism: Church and Home
10:30  Final Session:
Going Forth
12:30  Conference Finished