Ancient Faith Ministries is on the road! Our authors, podcasters, and bloggers continue to travel around the country, speaking at parishes, schools, and events. We hope you’ll join us as we participate in the life of the Church!
Here’s a list of events you can attend during the remainder of this year, 2018! You’ll see the name of a podcaster, author, or blogger, and the date, title, and location of the events they’ll be leading or attending. Links are included where available, and all of the events listed are opened to the public – that means you! The list is alphabetical by last name. If you’re not sure why a name’s familiar, just click it to learn more about that person.
Richard Barrett will be giving the pre-concert lectures for Cappella Romana’s “Heaven and Earth: A New Creation” concerts on October 12-14 in Seattle and Portland. More information is available here. If you haven’t already, check out Richard’s now Ancient Faith Radio podcast, A Sacrifice of Praise.
Angela Doll Carlson will be a featured speaker at the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat on November 15-18 at Antiochian Village. Her session topic is “Hearts and Minds and Bodies.” Look for Angela’s new book, The Wilderness Journal, releasing in November of this year!
Steven Christoforou will be speaking at Doxacon on November 2-3 at St Sophia Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC. His talk is titled: Where Hope Meets Despair. “Space, as many a brave captain has reminded us, is the final frontier. And, like the American Frontier before it, space offers a blank canvas upon which humans project both their most idealistic dreams and nihilistic nightmares. In this talk, we’ll dig into some well-known stories set against the backdrop of space and explore the hope and despair that they express.”
Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick will be speaking at the Ukrainian Orthodox League retreat on October 13 at Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Wilmington, DE.
Fr. Stephen Freeman is the Keynote Speaker on October 5-7 in Atlanta, GA. He will also speak at a retreat on October 19-20 at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Miami, FL.
Christian Gonzalez and Steven Christoforou are leading BeeTreats at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Akron, OH (October 27) and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Orlando, FL (November 17).
Michael Haldas will be speaking on Saturday, November 17 from 2-4 PM at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Upper Darby, PA. This talk is called “Sacramentality in the Lord of the Rings,” and Michael’s book, Echoes of Truth: Christianity in the Lord of the Rings will be available for signing. The event is free and open to the public. Michael will have a book table for Echoes of Truth: Christianity in the Lord of the Rings at Doxacon at St. Sophia’s in Washington, DC on November 2-3. Doxacon is open to the public, with an admission fee.
Melinda Johnson is leading and speaking at the first-ever Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat on November 15-18 at Antiochain Village. Her session topic is “You and Your Saint.”
Bill Marianes will be a panelist on October 13 at the Orthodox Christian Attorneys Network gathering during the Christian Legal Society conference. On October 23-25, he will be the principal presenter in Canada at the Clergy Laity gathering of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada. On November 2-4, he will be leading the strategic planning retreat for the Metropolis of Chicago.
Melissa Naasko will be a featured speaker at the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat on November 15-18 at Antiochian Village. Her session topic is “Finding Peace While Looking for Dinner.”
Fr. Barnabas Powell will be speaking on October 12-13 at the Family Retreat at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Wilmington, NC. He is also speaking on December 27-30 at Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Conference Midwest. More information is available here.
Nicole Roccas is speaking at Engaging Orthodoxy on October 6 at Northpark University (Chicago area). This even is open to the public. More information is available here. Nicole is also the keynote speaker at the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat on November 15-18 at Antiochian Village. Her talk is entitled “Gathering Lost Crumbs.”
Christine Rogers, author of the upcoming book Spyridon’s Shoes, will be speaking at a retreat in Nyeri, Kenya on Nov 22-25. OCMC Clergy Wives Retreat. Look for Christine’s book in the spring of 2019!
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