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2015 Small Parish Forum
Many (not all) Attendees 2015 Small Parish Forum
Many (not all) Attendees 2015 Small Parish Forum
Many (not all) Attendees 2015 Small Parish Forum

The 2015 Small Parish Forum was held June 18-20, 2015 at St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton WV.

Fifty-six attendees representing six OCA Dioceses, other Orthodox jurisidictions and the Byzantine Catholic Eparchies of Parma and Pittsburgh participated in spirited sessions discussing revitalization success stories, worship, sharing your faith, charitable outreach -- all tailored to the unique issues of small parishes.

Session Downloads

Thursday June 18

Introduction -- Joseph Kormos

Parish Profile -- Fr. Marc Vranes

Approaching Change -- Fr. Tom Soroka

ChangeWorkshop (Part 1 6/18 & Part 2 6/20) Joe Kormos

Friday June 19

Worship and Liturgical music - David Drillock

Sharing Your Faith -- Fr. Stephen Frase

Building Leaders, Surviving Conflict and Motivating Laity -- AnnMarie Mecera

Saturday June 20

Fostering Generosity and Practical Financial Stewardship - Joseph Kormos

Parish Profile Fr. Jonathan Bannon

2015 Small Parish Forum Photos