This yearÕs AGM will be held on Saturday 13 June at St AnneÕs College, Oxford.


9.00      Divine Liturgy at the Orthodox Church, 1 Canterbury Road


10.45   Coffee and registration in the Mary Ogilvie Theatre Foyer, St AnneÕs College


11.30     Father Seraphim, Hieromonk of the Orthodox Monastery of all Celtic Saints, Mull, will speak on:

The silent uses of Monasticism: Athos, Bucovine and the Hebrides.

           Please note that the program has been changed.
Fr. Sava Janjic, abbot of Decani Monastery in Kosovo, who was originally scheduled to speak, has been asked by his bishop not to travel, because of the worsening political situation in Kosovo.


13.15   Buffet lunch


14.15     AGM: reports, election of officers, approval of accounts, any other business


14.45   Professor Athanasios Papathanasiou, Professor of Theology at the Hellenic Open University, will give a talk entitled:

Monastics as missionaries of a subversive hope


15.45      Simon Jennings will talk about the 2014 pilgrimage to Turkey and the Dodecanese.


16.30   Tea                                                                               


17.30   Vigil at 1 Canterbury Road


There is no charge for attending the AGM, but for the rest of the dayÕs programme (including coffee and tea) the charge is £10.00/$15.25 (students £5.00/$7.60). The charge for lunch is £20.00/$30.50. Please indicate your intentions on the slip below and return it as requested to Alasdair Cross.



I can/cannot attend the AGM on 13 June. I shall be bringing ÉÉ guest(s)

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Please reserve ÉÉ lunch ticket(s) (£20.00/$30.50 each)

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Please send this slip (to arrive no later than 26 May) to Alasdair Cross [obsolete address removed]. Members in the Americas may send checks in U.S. dollars together with a second copy of this slip to:
Robert W. Allison
Membership Secretary for the Americas
Dept. of Religious Studies
Bates College
Lewiston, Maine