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Featured Speakers

This year's Clergy Laity Congress features impactful ministry panels and workshops designed to equip delegates with the tools, resources, and inspiration needed to strengthen parishes and foster thriving communities. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue, gaining valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance their local ministries. The Congress aims to empower participants with a renewed sense of purpose and vision, ensuring the ongoing growth and vitality of their parishes and the broader Orthodox Christian community. Throughout the week, there are a wide number of topics being addressed in both Ministry Panels and Workshops.

Rev. Gregory-Telemachos Stamkopoulos

Rev. Gregory-Telemachos Stamkopoulos

Rev. Gregory-Telemachos Stamkopoulos

Biography

Fr. Gregory-Telemachos Stamkopoulos, a clergy member of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, brings a diverse background to his role. Ordained in 1997 in Thessaloniki, Greece, he served as a parish priest and holds degrees in Physics and Theology from Aristotle University. His academic journey includes an MSc in Radioelectrology and a Ph.D. in Medical Informatics, with international research stints at the Weizmann Institute and Yale University. Fr. Gregory's teaching experience spans theology and sciences in Moscow and Kyiv, where he served as a visiting professor, and since 2017, as a scientific advisor and visiting professor in Congo. His roles have extended to managing the digital archive of the Chalki Theological School Library in Istanbul (2009-2019) and teaching Applied Information Technology in Thessaloniki as an Associate Professor since 2010. Joining the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in 2020, Fr. Gregory now serves at St. Basil's Greek Orthodox Church and holds the position of Associate Director of the Department of Greek Education. Appointed by Archbishop Elpidophoros in 2021, he also directs the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria and presides at St. Spyridon Church in Washington Heights. Additionally, since January 2022, he has served as an adjunct professor at Holy Cross School of Theology, teaching Science and Orthodox Theology.

47th Biennial
Clergy-Laity Congress
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America