The day will also feature panels and workshops on writing and reading, and publishing and libraries, for children, young adults, and adults. A new and fun addition to the day will be local food trucks, and a special cooking demonstration by the seminary’s chef, Nat Fasciani, using recipes from his recently published When You Feast: Recipes for Celebrations [SVS Press, 2013].
The full day’s schedule is as follows.
9:00 a.m.—Hierarchical Divine Liturgy: His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, OCA; His Eminence, Archbishop Melchisedek, Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, OCA; His Grace, Bishop Sava, Georgian Patriarchate; and His Grace, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Moscow Patriarchate
11:30 a.m.—Food trucks and coffee and dessert booth opens
All Day—Bookstore displays and sales
1:00 p.m.—Welcome and Introduction: Ted Bazil, Senior Advisor, SVS Press
Keynote Address: Father John Behr, Dean, Metropolitan Philip Auditorium. A panel discussion will follow, moderated by Dr. Peter Bouteneff, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, including Archpriest Paul Kucynda, former Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Education Commission; Mr. John Maddex, CEO, Ancient Faith Ministries; Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, former member of the Publishing Council of the Moscow Patriarchate; moderated by Dr. Peter Bouteneff, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, St. Vladimir’s Seminary
1:00 p.m.—Children’s Workshop — Germack Building Solarium
3:00 p.m.—Workshop: “Writing About Theology for a Popular Audience,” Dr. Bouteneff — Metropolitan Philip Auditorium; “Accessing Our Theology
Young Adult Workshop and Discussion on The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner, Dr. Kate Behr, Sessional Professor of Literature—Bashir Auditorium
5:00 p.m.—Great Vespers
Download a flier or read more about Ed Day at svots.edu, under “Upcoming Events.”