MEDIA ADVISORY

Mon., Jul. 15, 2019
3:30 p.m.
Visit to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia
Washington, D.C.

6:00 p.m.
Ecumenical Prayer Service, organized by the organization
In Defense of Christians in the Middle East

Rotunda, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

8:45 p.m.
Dinner for the Prelates hosted by the organization In Defense of Christians in the Middle East
Capitol Hill Club, Washington, D.C.

Tue.-Thurs., Jul. 16 -18, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom
United States Dept. of State, Washington, D.C.

Tue., Jul. 16, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Reception and Dinner hosted by the Order of Saint Andrew in honor of Archbishop Elpidophoros with special guest Patriarch Theofilos III of Jerusalem
The Metropolitan Club, Washington, D.C.

Wed., Jul. 17, 2019
1:15 p.m.
Ministerial Session: “Protecting Vulnerable Religious Minorities in Conflict and Crisis Settings,” Archbishop Elpidophoros has been invited by Secretary of State Mike Popmeo and Ambassador Samuel Brownback to speak
United States Dept. of State, Washington, D.C.

3:00 p.m.
Religious Freedom Reception of the Order of Saint Andrew with Members of Congress
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, D.C.

5:30 p.m.
Meeting with Religious Leaders hosted by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

6:00 p.m.
Reception with Religious Leaders hosted by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
United States Dept. of State, Washington, D.C.

7:30 p.m.
Dinner hosted by the Secretary of Health and Human Resources Alex. M. Azar

Thurs., Jul. 18, 2019
7:00 p.m.
State Dept. Ministerial Reception
National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C.

Fri., Jul. 19, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Archieratical Great Vespers for the Feast of Prophet Elias
Greek Orthodox Church of Prophet Elias, Yonkers, NY

Sun., Jul. 21, 2019
8:45 a.m. Orthros – 10:00 a.m. Archieratical Divine Liturgy
Memorial Service by the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations
on the Anniversary of the Invasion of Cyprus

Greek Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael, Port Washington, NY

7:00 p.m.
Archieratical Great Vespers for the Feast of Saint Markella
Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Markella, Wantagh, NY
 

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