‘Experience the Christian Orthodox Tradition: An Ecumenical Encounter’ – Southwark Cathedral, 3 August

‘Experience the Christian Orthodox Tradition: An Ecumenical Encounter’ – Southwark Cathedral, 3 August

As part of our 25th anniversary celebratory events, on Saturday 3rd August, we are co-organising an outreach event with the team of Southwark Cathedral at this venerable venue in London entitled ‘Experience the Christian Orthodox Tradition: An Ecumenical Encounter’. This will be a day-long occasion to reflect on the enriching ecumenical encounter between the Orthodox tradition and the other Christian traditions and today’s society at large. There will be opportunities to hear from distinguished speakers and to visit stalls throughout the day.

Speakers at the event include His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos (Coptic Archbishop of London), our Principal Father Dragos Herescu, Revd Dr John Binns (Visiting Professor IOCS), and Aidan Hart (established iconographer and Research Associate of our Institute).

10am: Doors open.

10:30: Welcome

10:40: Introduction to the Orthodox Church by Father Dragos Herescu & Revd Dr John Binns

11:30: Break

11:40: ICONS AND PENTECOST: Icons as a gate to the strange homeland of heaven by Aidan Hart

12:40: Lunch / Opportunity for participants to visits stalls*

2pm: Archbishop Angaelos of London

2:45pm: Panel event – conclusions

3:45pm: End

4pm: Orthodox Vespers with the Mosaic Choir

All are welcome to join us.

*Stalls at the event will include

  • The Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies
  • The Chichester Workshop for Liturgical Art
  • Art + Christianity
  • The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre UK
  • Partners for Change
  • Hanna Ward (iconographer)

For more information and to register follow the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/experience-the-christian-orthodox-tradition-an-ecumenical-encounter-tickets-858728759837