Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

Events Around the Twin Cities

February 29: OCLI MEOCCA Workshop

From Frank Cerra: The Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative (OCLI) exists to nurture and empower Orthodox Christian servant leadership. It is a national initiative to increase generosity, servant leadership, and social outreach by clergy and laity of all Orthodox jurisdictions working together nationally, regionally, and locally. On February 29, OCLI and MEOCCA will be having a workshop at St Mary's Cathedral from 8:30 am to 5 pm on the topics of Foundations of Servant Leadership and Creating Effective Ministry Teams.Attendance is open to all Registration details here. (More information can be found here.) 

FOCUS Update

FOCUS-MN is looking for help with its clothes closet. Volunteers are urgently needed for all shifts: sorting clothes on Monday (10 am to 2 pm) and helping clients on Wednesdays (11 am to 2 pm) and Thursdays (4-7 pm). Donations are also needed, especially children's clothes sizes 2-16 (we have a lot for infants), men's boots, and winter coats. To sign up for a volunteer shift (or if you have questions), call (651-324-2705) or email (focustwincities@gmail.com) FOCUS. Thank you!

May 28-31: Ancient Faith Conference (Pennsylvania)

Shared by Kate Mulinix, Ancient Faith is sponsoring a conference in Antiochian Village (Bolivar, Pennsylvania) on May 28-31. The theme will be “Facing Forward: An Ancient Faith Conference for the Second Half of Life,” and topics will include relating to older teen and adult children, caring for aging parents, navigating end-of-life issues from an Orthodox Christian perspective, finding purpose and meaning in retirement, and support for those who have lost a spouse. More details here.

OCA Pilgrimage to Alaska

The Diocese of the Midwest is planning a pilgrimage to Alaska in August of 2020.

Check out all the details here.