New York: The third annual Oriental Orthodox Spiritual Day was observed by the MGOCSM of Staten Island / Central Jersey area on September 24, 2011 at St George Malankara Orthodox Church, Staten Island NY.
Theme of the year was “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go” Joshua 1:9 .
The conference was inaugurated by Fr.Alex.K . Joy, the vicar. Dn. Sujit Thomas was the inspirational speaker of the conference. Dn. Vijay Thomas was present on the occasion.
A committee under the leadership of Jeena Thomas (Council Member, MGOCSM) worked for the success of the conference.
” Through networking, fellowship, and workshops, we were able explore more on our fellow brothers and sisters. Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference was really a memorable experience. ” said one of the participant
Many Youth members from all the Oriental Orthodox churches around this area attended the conference.