Saint John Orthodox Cathedral

Eagle River, Alaska

Antiochian Archdiocese

Eagle River Institute

of Orthodox Christian Studies · August 1-5, 2020

2020 Eagle River Institute Schedule

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Friday, July 31

6:15pm – Prayer ServiceIntroduction of themes by Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk and Dr. Carrie Frederick Frost

Saturday, August 1

9:15am – Third Hour Prayers

9:30 – 11:00am – Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk 1: “Who Do You Say that I am?” – Christ in the Scriptures and the Councils


11:30am – 1:00pm – Dr. Carrie Frederick Frost 1: What does the Orthodox Church have to say about motherhood?

6:15pm – Great Vespers

Sunday, August 2

9:00 am Matins; 10:00am Divine Liturgy

3:00 – 4:30pm – Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk 2: “Who Do You Say that I am?” – Christ in the Scriptures and the Councils (continued)


5:00 – 6:30pm – Dr. Carrie Frederick Frost 2: What does Motherhood have to say to the Church?

Monday, August 3

5:00 – 6:30pm – Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk 3: The Church as the Body of Christ and the Place of Councils

Meal following

7:30 – 9:00pm – Dr. Carrie Frederick Frost 3: Women in the Orthodox Church: Promise and Possibility

Tuesday, August 4

5:00 – 6:30pm –Dr. Gayle Woloschak: Orthodox Thoughts on the Environment: Tending to God’s Creation

Meal following

7:30 – 9:00pm – Fr. Michael Oleksa: Special Lecture: Reflections on the Legacy of Saint Herman

Wednesday, August 5

6:15pm – Vesperal Divine Liturgy for the Transfiguration Salmon Potluck Following

August 6 – Feast of Transfiguration

August 7-9

Annual Pilgrimage to Kodiak and Spruce Island