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Creative Festivals Submission and Contact Information

NOTE: The deadline for entries is April 1, 2019!

Diocese of Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic and the Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C.

Updated 09-17-18

Creative Festivals Chair
Donna Starke

 

732-259-7558
dstarke@mka.org

Art Coordinator
Darrel Bender

 

P.O. Box 333
Emigsville, PA 17318

Note: Do not send entries certified mail. There will not be anyone available to sign for them. Submit 2D art (flat pieces) only! 3D art such as sculpture, shadow boxes, etc. will not be accepted.

717-580-4883
bendorion@gmail.com

Creative Writing Coordinator
Claire Ameer Levash

All Creative Writing entries will be submitted online this year. Contact Claire Levash via email for further instructions. Write “CWF” and the city of your church in the subject line. Include your full name and the direct email address of the person who handles the Creative Festivals in your parish.

973-857-4940
MidatlanticdiocesesCWF@gmail.com

Poetry Coordinator
Jane Tadros

Please contact Jane for the mailing address for Poetry entries.

 

973-222-4112
Jtadros3@optonline.net

Photography
Coordinator

Rosemary Shumski

Attention: Rosemary
Dept. of Christian Education
105 Leader Heights Rd.  
Suite 130
York, PA 17403

717-747-5221
aodce@aol.com

Video Coordinator
Rosemary Shumski

All Video entries will be submitted online this year. Contact Rosemary Shumski via email for further instructions.

717-747-5221
aodce@aol.com

Video Guidelines for the Eastern Dioceses (PDF)
2018 Creative Festivals Media Winner, Diocese of New York & Washington, D.C.
Please note: Video Guidelines apply to the Diocese of Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic and the Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C. only. Other dioceses currently do not have a Video category.

Diocese of Los Angeles and the West and the Diocese of Eagle River and the Northwest

DEADLINE: April 1st
Updated 09-19-18
Please contact Georgette or Lauren via email for the mailing address for entries.

Diocesan Coordinator
Georgette Malouf

818-563-2838
gette0324@yahoo.com

Creative Arts Coordinator
(Writing, Poetry and Photography)
Lauren Malouf

alansgrl23@yahoo.com

Diocese of Miami and the Southeast

Updated 10-30-18
Creative Festivals Coordinator
Christine Hallberg
christinehallberg@gmail.com

Entries can be mailed to All Saints Church marked ATTENTION CREATIVE FESTIVALS

All Saints Orthodox Church
520 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh, NC 27606

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York

Updated 9-18-18
Creative Festivals Coordinator

Bruna Salhany
H: 514-261-1320
E-mail: bruna.salhany@gmail.com
Please contact Bruna via email for the mailing address for entries.

Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest

Updated 11-20-18

Awards Coordinator
Linda Ellison

 C/O Linda Ellison
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
P.O. Box 719
Tolono, Il 61880-0719

 

Art Coordinator
Linda Ellison

C/O Linda Ellison
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
P.O. Box 719
Tolono, Il 61880-0719

 

Writing
Shawn Barnhart-Shuman

C/O Shawn Barnhart-Shuman
St. George Orthodox Church
3204 Ridgewood Rd.
Akron, Ohio 44333

330-212-7743
shawnbarnhart@hotmail.com

Poetry
Bob Snyder

C/O Bob Snyder
St. George Orthodox Church
3204 Ridgewood Rd.
Akron, Ohio 44333

330-285-3688
bobsny1107@aol.com

Photography
Jessica Scalera

C/O Jessica Scalera
St. George Orthodox Church
3204 Ridgewood Rd.
Akron, Ohio 44333

 

330-631-5590
misstyfyd@aol.com  

NOTE: Do not send entries certified mail. There will not be anyone available to sign for them. 

Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America

Updated 12-5-18

Creative Festivals Chairperson
Fr. Meletios Marx

St. Joseph Church
10644 Hammerly Blvd.
Houston, TX 77043

rev.fr.meletios@gmail.com
832-698-1309 (home)
281-414-8143 (cell)

Art Coordinator
TBD

St. Peter Church
7601 Bellaire Dr. S.
Fort Worth, TX 76132

 

Poetry Coordinator
Raquel "Rocki" Haddad

St. Michael Church
680 North 15th Street
Beaumont, TX 77702

rockih11491@gmail.com
409-790-3874

Writing Coordinator
Dn. Juvenaly Hale

St. Joseph Church
10644 Hammerly Blvd.
Houston, TX 77043

deaconjuvenaly@aol.com
713-397-1430

Photography Coordinator
Jessica Covington

St. Joseph Church
10644 Hammerly Blvd.
Houston, TX 77043

JEMumbach@aol.com
713-530-5954

Film Coordinator
Monica Taylor (?)

(?)

ma91385@hotmail.com

816-305-6847

Film Rubric (PDF)
Film Guidelines (PDF)
Please note: Film Rubrics and Guidelines apply to the Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America only. Other dioceses currently do not have a film category.

Diocese of Worcester and New England

Updated 09-26-18
Creative Festivals Coordinator

Nancy Z. Close
Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West Street
Dedham, MA 02026
978-846-4585
nancyzclose@gmail.com