BALTIMORE: MGOCSM of the DC/MD/VA area hosted the Baltimore Leadership Camp-2011 in Frostburg State University from July 28 to 31, 2011.
The theme for the camp was “Going Beyond Borders” and the verse from the scripture to meditate upon was “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31
Fr. Messeh, reputed for his ability to convey Christian principles in a compelling and engaging way was main speaker of the Baltimore Leadership Camp. Abouna Anthony Messeh, a prolific speaker at various retreats, is a priest at St.Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Fairfax, Virginia
In the workshop sessions, Fr. Gheevarghese John led the topic on Evangelism and Asha Thomas on Public Speaking.
Videos were also presented at the camp highlighting the key individuals and moments in the Church’s history to maintaining the Orthodox doctrine amongst Keralite Christians.
The MGOCSM of North America had decided to adopt the theme “Going Beyond Borders” for the whole year.
“With renewed energy, we have heeded the call to carry the cross of leadership for the remembrance of the past, stability of the present, and the progress of the future. This camp motivates us to go beyond borders to stay faithful to God Almighty” said one of the participants.
150 registrants from all across North America attended the Baltimore Leadership Camp-2011.
BLC Presentation Videos
BLC Theme Video – Going Beyond Borders 
BLC Slide Slideshow 
Workshop-1 : Fr. Gheevarghese John – Evangelism
Workshop-2 : Ms. Asha Thomas – Public Speaking
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