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The Rev. Alexis Kouri, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church in Louisville will present “The Eastern Orthodox Church: An Ancient Faith in Modern Times” at 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in room 112 James S. Owen Building (John Behen Room) at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Both sessions are free and open to the public and will include question and answer sessions.
The Rev. Alexis is a graduate of Boston College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and has studied pastoral counseling at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and the Chandler School of Theology of Emory University. Before coming to Louisville, he served in churches in Florida and Massachusetts.
Founded in the 1930s by Orthodox Christians of Lebanese descent, St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox is a diverse, multicultural community of more than 400 families fromAlbanian, Bulgarian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Greek, Indian, Lebanese, Palestinian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Syrian, Ukrainian, American and more cultural traditions. St. Michael’s celebrates its “Pan-Orthodox” cultures with an annual fall ethnic fair, well known for its variety of delicious foods and spirited entertainment of folk music and dancing.
“The Eastern Orthodox Church: An Ancient Faith in Modern Times” is sponsored by the ECTC Office of Cultural Diversity and Division of Arts & Humanities. For further information contact John Dryden, ECTC Religious Studies Instructor, 706-8540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.