[Archived News] Friday April 11, 2008


Orlando, Fl
- The Second St. Petersburg Deanery Christian Education Meeting was held on Friday, April 4, 2008 at St. Petka Serbian Orthodox Church in Orlando, Florida.

The St. Petersburg Deanery includes parishes in Atlanta, Georgia; Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Orlando, St. Petersburg and North Miami, Florida.

Scheduled in conjunction with clergy confession for the Deanery,
the meeting followed the Hierarchical Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts. His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN officiated at the Liturgy with participating clergy.

Dean Protopresbyter Stephen Zaremba and host priest Father Ljubisa Brnjos welcomed the additional attending clergy which included: Protopresbyter Stavrofor Miloje Raicevich, Protopresbyter Svetozar Veselinovich, Father Dragan Zaric, Father Sasa Turkic, and Father Stanislav Kravljaca.

Reports were presented on the Christian education efforts in each
parish and the Winter Camp recently held was also discussed. His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN presided at the meeting and  recognized the improvement in Christian education in the Deanery. Protopresbyter Dr.Rodney Torbic participated in the Christian education meeting and served earlier in the day as the Confessor

The St. Petka parish provided an excellent hospitable setting for
the meeting.