Becoming Christ-Like, Lecture by Fr. Barnabas Powell

On Friday October 11, 2019, it will be an honor for Holy Trinity Orthodox Parish of Wilkes-Barre to welcome the well known Orthodox Christian Priest from Georgia, Fr Barnabas Powell. Fr Barnabas will be giving a lecture that evening at 7 PM in the church, followed by a Question & Answer session.

After in our church parlor will be light refreshments, meet and greet, along with a book signing for those who wish to purchase his book titled: A Faith Encouraged (Being Orthodox on Purpose).

Saturday morning at 8 AM will be Divine Liturgy, followed by a light breakfast with Fr Barnabas, and an informal discussion. Fr Barnabas Powell has traveled throughout the country giving inspirational talks, appeared on youtube, television & radio shows, as well as Ancient Faith Ministries. For more information contact Fr Innocent Neal at 570-825-6540, or Peter Holoviak at 570-441-1501.

Watch Fr. Barnabas's lecture.

See photos from the event below.

 

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Fr. Barnabas Powell - 10/11/19

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