Clergy-Laity Assembly 2015 Archive Clergy-Laity Assembly 2015 Archive
Clergy-Laity Assembly, May 1 & 2, 2015
Friday May 1, 2015
The Clergy-Laity Assembly convened on Friday morning after Morning Prayer. Metropolitan Isaiah delivered the keynote address.
The Friday luncheon has traditionally been hosted by the Metropolis Philoptochos as a fund-raising benefit for the Bishop Anthimos Seminarian Scholarship Fund. This year Father Conan Gill, Pastor of Saint George parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a recipient of the Scholarship during his seminary studies, addressed those present.
Friday evening delegates enjoyed a banquet held at the Annunciation Cathedral Martel Hall.
Saturday May 2, 2015
Following brunch on Saturday morning, delegates convened in plenary session to discuss business matters concerning the life of the Metropolis and its parishes.
Sunday May 3, 2015
The culmination of the Retreat and Assembly week was the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated by Metropolitan Isaiah and concelebrant clergy on Sunday morning at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Houston.
During the Liturgy, Subdeacon Gabriel Gadah was ordained to the Diaconate, and will serve as deacon at Houston's Annunciation Cathedral. Following the Liturgy, the Reverend Mario Giannopoulos was elevated to the Offikion of Protopresbyter, and Mr. Fote Demeris was awarded the Medal of Saint Paul.
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