“How Good and Pleasant it is for Brethren to Dwell Together in Unity” – Psalm 133:1
Our 25th annual conference.
October 5-7, 2018 in Columbia, South Carolina
at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church.
Listen to audio or watch videos of the talks here >
724 Buff Street
Columbia, SC 29169
The conference fee is $100, payable by check, or online via this gofundme link. Scholarships available on request.
Since the church is only a few miles from Columbia Metropolitan Airport, we recommend booking rooms at any airport hotel in Columbia, SC. (We do not have lodging arrangements this year, and are not able to provide home stays.)
Schedule and Speakers
We are honored to have as our keynote speaker Abbot Tryphon of the All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island, Washington.
Lecture speakers will include Fr. Moses Berry, Fr. Jerome Sanderson, Fr. Alexii Altschul, Mother Katherine Weston,
Carla Thomas, Fr. Paul Abernathy, Fr. Turbo Qualls, Fr. Justin Mathews, Mrs. Sabrina Vilord, Mr. Jonathan
Vilord, and Mr. A. Davis.
Friday October 5
|Registration / Field trip tour of Civil Rights Trail|
|1:00pm||Life of St Moses the Black, Musical Moment, St Moses sayings|
|1:15pm||Akathist to St Moses the Black|
|2:00pm||Welcome with BSMB update and overview, mission and vision
Fr. Moses Berry
|2:30pm||Prison Ministry update|
|2:45pm||Panel of Young Orthodox Preachers|
|4:00pm||Vespers, Akathist to the Saints of Africa|
|5:00pm||Vegetarian Dinner – A Taste of Columbia|
Nun Katherine Weston, Sabrina Vilord
|7:30pm||Break out groups|
|8:00pm||Musical Moment, Poetic Hour, St Moses Sayings|
|9:00pm||Dismissal, Canon to the Saints of America|
Saturday October 6
|7:00am||Divine Liturgy, Holy Glorious Apostle Thomas|
|8:30am||Breakfast & Registration|
Fr Jerome Sanderson, Fr Turbo Qualls
|1:00pm||Musical Moment, St Moses sayings|
Fr. Alexii Altschul
|6:00pm||Musical Moment, St Moses sayings|
Fr. Justin Mathews
|7:00pm||The Unbroken Circle: Where do we go from here
Fr. Moses Berry, Fr. Jerome Sanderson, Fr. Alexii Altschul
|8:00pm||Canon of Racial Reconciliation|
Sunday October 7