NEW YORK: 27th Family and Youth Conference of the North East American diocese will begin on July 15, 2009 at DoubleTree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey.
The Theme of the 4 day Conference will be : “Bear One Another’s Burdens” (Galatians 6:2) . Very Rev. Fr. Chad Hatfield and Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurian, Vice Principal, Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam will be the main Speakers for the year.
Metropolitans of the diocese Mathews Mar Barnabas and Zachariah Mar Nicholovos will lead the conference.
The Family and Youth Conference offers a forum for the spiritual, cultural and social exchange of knowledge related to our Orthodox faith.
The mission of the Family and Youth Conference is to provide attendees with an opportunity to enhance their relationship with Jesus Christ, explore and learn more about the Orthodox Faith, and enhance relationships among individuals, families, and parishes.