Upcoming Events

  • The Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference

    June 13-15, 2019
    Antiochian Village (Bolivar, PA)

    The Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference is a professional development and fellowship opportunity for Orthodox Christians who want to enrich their creative work or break into a new media field. The Conference is open to published and unpublished attendees. If you want to be here, we want you to be here! The Conference will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network and collaborate with well-known Orthodox authors, podcasters, editors, and publishers, and to gain inside perspective on the Orthodox media world. Guests will enjoy time for fellowship in a beautiful and peaceful environment. Community building and spiritual refreshment are important goals of this gathering. Speakers include: Keynote- Frederica Mathewes-Green: Can You Be All Things to All People and Still Be Yourself? Deacon Nicholas Kotar: Culture Creation for a Post-Christian America. Fr. Stephen Freeman: Orthodoxy and Shame. Brian G. Phipps on Make It Beautiful: The Art of Editing Your Own Writing. Angela Doll Carlson: Voices in the Wilderness: Writing Beauty for the Digital Age. Panel - Fr. Andrew Damick, Angela Doll Carlson, and Dr. Nicole Roccas: From the Page to the Podcast. Dr. Nicole Roccas: Spice Up Your Podcast Life! Eric Jansson: Fair or Foul? Key Issues in Copyright. Summer Kinard: Concrete Thinking as a Model for Evangelism. Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos: Re-Catechism Preaching to the Older Brother. Dr. Gary Jenkins: Deliver us from Gnostic Cannibals!: Engaging our Orthodox High School and College Students in Print, Podcasts, and the Classroom. Jane G. Meyer: Writing for Children.

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  • The Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat

    November 14-17, 2019
    Antiochian Village (Bolivar, PA)

    The Ancient Faith Women's Retreat seeks to create a peaceful, loving, and reflective gathering of women who have come to learn, worship, make friends, and rest at the entrance into the holy Nativity season. Hosted by Melinda Johnson on behalf of Ancient Faith, this year's retreat will be lead by speakers Dr. Jeannie Constantinou, Mother Christophora, Dr. Roxanne Louh, and Molly Sabourin. The schedule includes sessions and free time during the day, and small group activities and a wonderful party at the bookstore in the evening.

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  • Fighting the Good Fight: A Conference for Orthodox Men

    August 20-23, 2020
    Antiochian Village (Bolivar, PA)

    Led by Fr. Evan Armatas, Fr. Andrew Damick, Fr. Stephen Freeman, and Fr. Barnabas Powell, this first-ever conference will invite Orthodox men to reflect on the battle to tame the passions and run the race that is set before us. The conference will include daily worship, sessions, panel discussions, a live-audience radio event, fellowship, and good food.

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