Holy Trinity Church Cultural Committee Hosts Ecumenical Patriarchate Symposium

WESTFIELD, NJ – Join us on Friday, June 2, at 7 PM for an enlightening symposium to be hosted by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Cultural Committee. The event will take place at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, located at 250 Gallows Hill Road in Westfield, NJ. Explore the captivating journey of the Ecumenical Patriarchate: The Mother Church from Glory to Captivity and discover how the esteemed Great Church of Christ profoundly impacts the lives of its followers.

A distinguished panel of speakers and a knowledgeable moderator will delve into the rich history of the Church in Constantinople. From its era of grandeur to its period of captivity and into modern times, we will explore the present-day Ecumenical Patriarchate. Engage in enlightening discussions about the pursuit of religious freedom, human rights, the significant role of the United States as a leading Eparchy, and the involvement in Ecumenical Global Initiatives.

The esteemed guest speakers will include Rev. Protopresbyter Peter Delvizis, presiding priest at Holy Trinity, and the Honorable B. Theodore Bozonelis, National Vice Commander of the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. After the symposium, we invite you to join us for a delightful post-event fellowship, where you can continue engaging in conversations on topics of particular interest.

Celia Kapsomera, Chair of the Cultural Committee, expressed, “Few institutions hold such a significant and enduring position in world history as the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. This presentation will provide a remarkable opportunity to learn about its mission and its unwavering commitment to the expansion and defense of Christianity from its inception to the present day.”

The symposium will be followed by a post-event fellowship, allowing further connections and conversations among participants.

For more information, contact the church office by phone: 908-233-8533 or email: [email protected] .


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