Category Archives: Main Events

Highlights you can expect from this year’s Syriac Convention.

Thursday – Welcome and registration

2:00 PM Thursday

Thursday July 23rd

Welcome and registration

  1. 2:00 p.m. – Clergy meeting with His Holiness
  2. 5:00 p.m. – Evening prayers at St. Mary’s Syriac Church
  3. 6:00 p.m. – Spiritual musical recital performed by Nizar  Fares, Gabriel Aydin and the St. Mary’s Church Choir
  4. 7:30 p.m. – Complimentary dinner followed by
  5. Guest speaker Dr. Abdulmesih Sadi — Spiritual Bible message
  6. Question and answer period with His Holiness

Transportation will be provided to get you to the church and back to the hotel.  Complimentary transportation from the airport to the hotel is available only for the clergy and their immediate family. Please advise us of your time of arrival and airline. To make arrangements you can email to st.maryssyriacorthodoxchurch@gmail.com or call 774-276-5941 or 508-410-6870.

Thursday – Musical Recitals

Musical Recitals

6:00 PM Thursday

6:00 p.m. – Spiritual musical recital performed by Nizar  Fares, Gabriel Aydin and the St. Mary’s Church Choir

7:30 p.m. – Complimentary dinner followed by

Guest speaker Dr. Abdulmesih Sadi — Spiritual Bible message
Question and answer period with His Holiness

Friday – Clergy & Delegates Meetings

8:00 AM Friday

 

Friday July 24, 2015

Welcome and registration at the hotel

  1. 8:00 a.m. Morning prayers at the hotel
  2. 9:00 a.m. Breakfast for clergy
  3. 10:00 a.m. Clergy and Delegates meetings

                 Deacons Meetings

                 Ladies auxiliary delegate meeting                            

                Sunday school teachers delegate meeting

  1. 1:00 p.m.  Clergy Lunch
  2. 2:00 p.m.  General meeting for clergy and church delegates
  3. 5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayers
  4. 7:00 p.m. Doors open for Friday evening events

               Suryoyo Women’s Initiative

              Sabri Atman–Syriac Sayfo Genocide Scholar

               Suryoyo Dinner Dance—$100.00 with music by Sargon Daoud

Sightseeing trips: Both trips will allow time for lunch, at will, Faneuil Marketplace, Aquarium and souvenir shopping

8:30 a.m. round trip bus from hotel and Boston Trolley Tour-$50.00

8:30 a.m. round trip bus from hotel and Boston Harbor Cruise-$50.00

At the hotel: Supervised crafts, games, arcade room, food, and pool with lifeguard—–$25/ child   3-12 years old

For adults, there will be a complimentary game room

 Mix & Mingle in the beautiful atrium, check there for local attractions                   

Evening babysitting during the dinner dance, includes games, food and videos $25/child   3-12 years old. Please register early.

Saturday – Formal Gala

Formal Gala

7:00pm Saturday, Cocktail Hour

8:00pm Saturday, Main Event Banquet

 

1.  8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
2.  9:00 a.m. Breakfast for clergy
3.  Open afternoon for all including clergy and delegates
4.  5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer at the hotel
5.  7:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour followed by

Main Event Banquet – $135.00 (per person) music by Fadi Karat

Introducing of His Holiness, clergy and delegates

Dinner served

The grand formal event of the weekend is sure to make memories for everyone. Dance with the music of Fadi Karat to Suryoyo and Arabic, and enjoy a full course meal.

Sightseeing: Both trips allow for lunch, at will, Faneuil Marketplace, Aquarium and souvenir shopping.

9:30 a.m. round trip bus from hotel and Boston Trolley Tour —– $50.00 per person

9:30 a.m. round trip bus from hotel to Boston Harbor Cruise —– $50.00 per person

At the hotel: Supervised crafts, games, arcade rooms, food, and pool with lifeguard—-$25.00/child, 3-12 years old.

For adults there will be a complimentary game room

Mix & Mingle in the beautiful atrium, check there for local attractions

Evening babysitting during the banquet includes games, food and videos $25.00/child, 3-12 years old. Please register early.

 

Sunday – The Divine Liturgy & Consecration of St. Mary’s Syriac Orthodox Church

The Divine Liturgy

Sunday July 26, 2015

8:00 a.m. Buses will begin to transport hotel guests to the church

9:00 a.m. Morning prayers at the church with His Holiness

10:00 a.m. Consecration of St. Mary’s Syriac Orthodox Church by His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

followed by Holy Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness and attending clergy

Picnic under the tent with delicious food and music by Sargon Daoud