JULY 12-15, 2009

"So we, being many, are one body in Christ and individually, members of one another" (Romans 12:5)

Presiding: The Most Reverend
Metropolitan Nicholas,
Ruling Hierarch

135 Davidson Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873

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SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009

3:00 - 9:00 pm Registration of Delegates- Holiday Inn Somerset

5:00 - 9:00 pm Fellowship Buffet - Cultural Center

9:00 pm Pre-Communion Prayers - Hotel Chapel

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009

7:00 am Confessions - Hotel Chapel

8:00 am Hierarchical Liturgy - Sobor Chapel -

Celebrant: His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas,
assisted by Clergy of the Diocesan Consistory
Homilist: His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas

9:45 am Brunch - Cultural Center

10:45 am Group Photograph - Cultural Center

11:00 am Convocation of The Council by His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas - First General Session -
Ukrainian Cultural Center

Greetings read from His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew - Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro,Chancellor

Greetings read from His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople -
Protopresbyter Lawrence Barriger, Vice Chancellor

Credentials Report -Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Chancellor

Appointment of Parliamentarian by the Metropolitan

Appointment of Council Secretaries by the Metropolitan

Appointment of Election Committee for nominations to the Diocesan Board of Trustees by the Metropolitan

Episcopal Report of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas

Greetings: National Sr. and Jr. A.C.R.Y.

Report of the Diocesan Treasurer,
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Ronald A. Hazuda

1:00 pm Break

1:30 -3:00 pm - Workshop: Parish Assessment:
Rev. Deacon Steve Hall, Fr. Basil Aden, and
Mr. John Bilanin, facilitators

3:00 pm Report of the Diocesan Financial Secretary,
Mr. Daniel Breno

Report of the Diocesan Auditor,
Mr. Ted Koast

Report on Christ the Saviour Cathedral
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank Miloro, Cathedral Dean

Report on Christ the Saviour Seminary
Reverend Father Nicholas Ferncz, Prefect

Report on The Church Messenger
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, Editor,
Pani Betty Jean Baranik, Buisness Manager

Report on Camp Nazareth
Reverend Fr. Michael Ellis, Director

Report on the Clergy Pension Plan
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Ronald A. Hazuda, Director

5:30 pm Conclusion of the First General Session

6:30 pm Delegates' Dinner - Cultural Center

6:30 pm Diocesan Clergy Annual Conference/Dinner
Speaker: Reverend Father Charles J. Joanides,
Department of Marriage and Family,
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
6:30 pm Clergy Wives Dinner - Cultural Center

9:00 pm - Small Compline in Chapel


TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009


8:00 am Divine Liturgy in Sobor Chapel,
Celebrant: His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas,
assisted by Diocesan Deans

9:30 am Continental Breakfast - Cultural Center

10:30 am Second General Session

Nominations of the Board of Trustees Members - Moderated by
Protoprestbyter Frank P. Miloro, Chancellor

11:15 am Workshop:
Diocesan Vision, Diocesan Website; Mission Outreach;
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Peter Paproski, Webmaster
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco

12:15 pm Closing of the Second Session with the
Singing of the Magnification of the Mother of God

12:30 pm Luncheon

1:30 pm Third General Council Session

1:30 pm-2:30 pm Workshop: Canonical By-Laws Changes; Other By-Laws Changes
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Lawerence R. Barriger, facilitator

2:30 pm Ratification of By-Law Changes

3:00 pm Proposal: Diocesan Prests Salary Scale
Rev, Deacon Robert Hubiak, presenter

4:00 pm Proposal: Diocesan Assessment
Reverend Deacon Stephen Hall, presenter

5:00 pm Proposal of Diocesan Budget; Discussion and Adoption
Mr. Dan Breno, presenter

7:00 pm Sobor Grand Banquet

10:00 pm Evening Prayers in Hotel Chapel




8:00 am Divine Liturgy in Hotel Chapel

9:30 am Brunch

10:30 am Fourth General Council Session

Proposal: Convening of Sobors Every Four Years

Election of the Lay Members of the
Diocesan Board of Trustees: Moderator: Protopresbyter Lawerence R. Barriger, Vice Chancellor

Oath of Office of Lay Trustees administered by His Eminence

Conclusion of the XXIst Diocesan Council

Announcement of the XXII Diocesan Council-Sobor

12:00 Noon Meeting of the Diocesan Board of Trustees

The Fisher House (Ukrainian Center)


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