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Jacob's Well
About the Publication

Jacob’s Well is the official publication of the Diocese New York-New Jersey (Orthodox Church in America). It provides, as did the well in ancient communities, a place for the distribution of news and activities regarding the life of the Diocese and its parishes. It seeks to highlight functions sponsored in the areas of youth and liturgical music, and the efforts taking place throughout Diocesan missions. Of special interest is the presentation of iconographic examples from Diocesan parishes.

But like the story of the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s Well (John 4), it also seeks to be a vehicle which provides not just news but opportunities for reflection on the living encounter with Jesus Christ. In this way it attempts to examine the role of Tradition as the "ongoing life of the Holy Spirit in the Church" (Vladimir Lossky). Through a variety of themes and materials – articles, reviews of books, films, and theater, studies of moral and even environmental issues, as well as poetry – it tries to acknowledge the many ways which the Holy Spirit seeks to make Christ known.

Finally, while input from members of the Diocese, both clergy and lay people is encouraged, contributions from those outside of the Diocese are welcome and utilized whenever possible.

 

Latest Issue
 
Summer/Fall 2014
Summer/Fall 2014

 

 

See Also:

Website featuring back issues on-line 



UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

 June 6, 2015

NY State Deanery

Parish Council

Conference

Saint Basil Church

Watervliet NY

details > 

 

June 6, 2015

    Annual Run/Walk

    for the Church

     Ss. Peter & Paul Church

     South River NJ

     event flyer >

 

June 7, 2015

NY City Deanery

Parish Council

Conference

Cathedral of the

Holy Transfiguration

Brooklyn NY

  

 June 13, 2015

NJ Deanery

Church School

Teachers

Conference

Christ the Savior Church

Paramus NJ

info & registration >

  

 June 20, 2015

NY City Deanery

Church School

Teachers

Conference

Holy Trinity Church

East Meadow NY

info & registration >

 

June 27, 2015

NY State Deanery

Church School

Teachers

Conference

      St. John the Baptist Church

      Rochester NY

info & registration >

 

June 28 - July 4, 2015

"Teen Week"

Saint Andrew's Camp

Jewell NY

website & registration >

  

June 30, 2015

Diocesan Council Meeting

Assumption of

the Virgin Church

Clifton NJ

11:00 a.m.

 

July 5 - July 11, 2015

 "Horse Week"

 Saint Andrew's Camp

 Jewell NY

 website & registration >

  

July 12 - July 18, 2015

 "Art Week"

Saint Andrew's Camp

Jewell NY

website & registration >

  

July 19 - July 25, 2015

     "Ecology Week"

 Saint Andrew's Camp

 Jewell NY

 website & registration >

  

July 26, 2015

NY City Deanery

Clergy Family Picnic

  

July 26 - Aug 1, 2015

"Music Week"

Saint Andrew's Camp

Jewell NY

website & registration >

 

August 20, 2015

Orthodox

Youth Day

Nativity of the

Virgin Mary Church

Jackson NJ

Six Flags

Great Adventure

 

August 22, 2015

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    ANNUAL BIKE RIDE

    Jewell NY

invitation letter >

info & registration >

 

August 23, 2015

 NJ Deanery

 Clergy Family Picnic

  

September 2-3, 2015

   Clergy Conference

Assumption of

the Virgin Church

Clifton NJ

 

September 6, 2015

NY State Deanery

Clergy Family Picnic

 

November 10-11, 2015

DIOCESAN

ASSEMBLY

 



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