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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.

Dr. Vicki Pappas

Dr. Vicki Pappas


As an educator and longtime church musician, Dr. Vicki Pappas has been a leader in preparing workshops and materials for her local parish, Metropolis, and for programs of the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians. She has offered advice and suggested ideas to choir directors and clergy about the use of liturgical music in their parishes regarding congregational participation, music for small parishes, involvement of youth, and overall church music programming for parishes. Vicki has recently returned to her home parish of Annunciation Church in Buffalo, NY, after being a longtime member of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Carmel, IN.

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