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SAN FRANCISCO: June 12, 2014
Schedule for the 13th All-Diaspora Russian Orthodox Youth Conference

Friday, June 27th
6:00 pm - Leave Marriott Courtyard (299 2nd Street San Francisco, CA 94105)
7:00 pm – Moleben and opening ceremonies at Holy Virgin Cathedral (6210 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121) Dinner in church hall.

Saturday, June 28th
7:00 am - 8:30 am -Breakfast at the hotel
9:00 am – Departure to Scout House (6231 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121)
9:45 am – Lecture by Rostislav Blanko. President of Rostik International –
“Corporate Philantropy”
11:00 am – Workshops / choir rehearsal for services
12:30 - Lunch
1:00 pm – Return to the hotel. Free time/ choir rehearsal.
4:30 pm – Departure for cathedral for evening services.
Vigil for St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker. Dinner in church hall.
Return to hotel

Sunday, June 29th
8:00 am - Depart for cathedral.
8:45 am - Greeting of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
9 am – Liturgy and celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker.
1:00 pm - A light lunch and visit to the park of the Legion of Honor (Legion of Honor 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121)
3:00 pm - Banquet at United Irish Culture Club.(2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116)
6:00 pm – Back to hotel. Free time

Monday, June 30th
8:00 am - Leave to Cathedral. Liturgy. Breakfast will be after the Liturgy in the church hall.
10:00 am - Lecture by Bishop Panteleimon, Chairman of Social Welfare Department of
Moscow Patriarchate in Scout Hall.
11:00am - Workshops
12:30 pm - Lunch at the church hall.
1.00 pm Conference delegates divided into 2 groups for charity organizational visit.
1) St. Anthony’s soup kitchen (150 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102)
2) St. John of Kronstadt House Church convalescent home. Moleben. (4432 James Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546)
5:00 pm Fisherman’s Warf city excusion
7:00 pm - Dinner at the Cathedral Hall
8:00 pm – Back to hotel. Free time/ choir rehearsal.

Tuesday, July 1st
7:30 - 8:20 am- Breakfast at the hotel
8:30 am - Depart for Fort Ross, 1 stop for view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Excursion and tour of Fort Ross. Lunch
2:30 Depart Fort Ross
3:15 pm- Trip to the Korbel Winery, 13250 River Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446
5:00 pm- Visit to Santa Rosa parish of sts. Peter and Paul. Lecture by Archpriest Alexander Krassovsky “In the foot steps of st. John”. Workshop. Dinner at parish hall of sts. Peter and Paul.
7:30 pm- Depart for hotel. Free time/ choir rehearsal.

Wednesday, July 2nd
7:30 am - 8:30 am - Breakfast at the hotel
9:00 am - Depart to Scout House
9:45 am – Lecture by Archimandrite Iriney “To love and not stand still”: St. John on how to serve to the world.
11:00 am - Workshops
12:30 pm – Lunch
1.00 pm Conference delegates divided into 2 groups for charity organizational visit.
1) St. Anthony’s soup kitchen (150 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102)
2) Russian American Community Services (300 Anza St, San Francisco, CA 94118)
Return to hotel
6:00 pm – Depart for concert at the Russian Center, (2450 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115)
11:00 pm - Return to the hotel

Thursday, July 3rd
7:30 am - 8:30 am - Breakfast at the hotel
9:00 am – Depart for Scout House
9:45 am – Presentation by Niko Petrogeorge Outreach Manager of Orthodox social welfare
organization of North America - FOCUS
Presentation by Alena Plavsic, Project Manager of Fund for Assistance
11:00 am – Workshops presentations
1:00 pm – Lunch. Thanksgiving moleben.
2:00 pm- Depart for hotel. Free time.
5:00 pm – Depart hotel for Horn Blower dinner cruise on the bay. Closing ceremonies. (South Beach Harbor)
8:00 pm Return to hotel. Free time

Friday, July 4th
Check out from hotel


 

 
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