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Upcoming Teacher Development Workshops: Sept. 21 and Sept. 27-28

Interested in hosting a teacher training for your parish? Please contact Leslie Atherholt at​ or 717-747-5221.​

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, West St. Paul, MN, will welcome Christian Education Director Carole Buleza to conduct a teacher development workshop this fall. Please join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Courses for the day include "Overview of Orthodoxy," during which we'll review the foundational doctrines of our Faith and interactive ways of teaching our children as they grow. "New Methods in Teaching" will have us discussing lesson planning, productive classroom environments and brain-based learning. Our final course, "Moral Issues," will allow us to explore topics our older youth face and the Orthodox perspective on each.

To register for this event, contact Christina Worrall at or 571-334-2306.

Course Descriptions​

St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa, ON will welcome Department of Christian Education Coordinator Fr. Christopher Ridden-Briscall to conduct another workshop in its Pan-Orthodox Education Series. Please join us on Friday and Saturday, September 27 and 28, 2019.

Father Christopher will open the weekend on Friday evening with "Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth" as he discusses reading Scripture and the application of it to our lives. Father Christopher will begin Saturday with "The Liturgy of Life." Come and gain insight to understand the Divine Liturgy so as to live your Orthodox Faith always and everywhere. Saturday afternoon will be devoted to "Engaging the Unengaged," where we'll address teaching challenging children and youth and children and youth with challenges.

For more information, contact Kelly Hamwi at