Summer Leadership Institute

Summer Leadership Institute is a four-day leadership training institute for Orthodox Christian college students and young adults (ages 18-25). Learn what it means to be an Orthodox leader in OCF, the Church, and the world. SLI 2019 will be held August 14-17 at St. Iakovos Retreat Center in Kansasville, WI. Read below for more details on the curriculum and how to register. Scholarships are available for registration and travel. Details can be found on the registration page. Foundations of Leadership All students will participate in the following sessions (details subject to change): Building Your House on a Rock: Prayer as the Foundation Good and Faithful Servant: Investing Your Talents in the Kingdom Pan-Orthodox Ministry The Spiritual Gift of Generosity Storytelling: How to Inspire Others with Your Vision Orthodox Special Topics Students will select one (1) Orthodox Special Topics workshop. These workshops are an opportunity for participants to dive deeply into Orthodox theology, culture, history, and apologetics. Christian Symbolism as an Answer to Nihilism with Jonathan Pageau Pan-Orthodox Collaboration in American Orthodox History with Matthew Namee Getting Saved in America: How to Talk to Non-Orthodox about Your Spiritual Journey with Fr. Brendan Pelphrey Practical Ministry Students will select one (1) Practical Ministry workshop.  The Ministry of Listening with Christian Gonzalez Practical Guidance for Peacemaking in the Church with Fr. Philip LeMasters Facilitating Great Discussions with Anna Kallis