2010 Diocesan Youth Conference Registration Form

Register soon to secure one of just 120 places available at this year’s Syezd! To be held over three full days and four nights at Treetops Resort Avoca Beach on the beautiful NSW Central Coast, Syezd 2010 offers an interesting and relevant programme of lectures, panel discussions and workshops; Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on December 30, the day of commemoration of the Holy Prophet Daniel; Lenten meals served in the resort restaurant; an opportunity to meet and mix with clergy and young people from across our Diocese; and time to relax at the resort or at nearby Avoca Beach.

Download the Syezd brochure and application form: here.


  • Subdeacon Terence Polorotoff on new technology and Orthodox Ministry in the digital age
  • Subdeacon Luke Goura on the dangers of pornography
  • Ian Michie on the Orthodox Christian response to contemporary Australian politics
  • Daniel Kisliakov on the restoration in Christ and in His Church of brokenness in human relationships
  • Deacon Bill Konstantinidis on the future of Russian Orthodoxy in Australia
  • Deacon Konstantin Semovskih on the past, present and future of the diaconate
  • Priest Peter Hill on reading the Bible for all its worth
  • Priest Gabriel Lapardin on spiritual life

Panel discussions & workshops

  • Each talk will be followed by a moderated panel discussion or workshop
  • Panel discussions will feature the speaker together with a clergyman and a lay person  with relevant experience
  • Workshops will give participants an opportunity to work on practical questions together in small groups

For more information, see www.syezd.info