Very Rev. Dr. John Behr, Travels
13 January • Amsterdam, The Netherlands Presentation of inaugural lecture titled, “The Paschal Gospel: Reading John in Early and Eastern Christianity,”as holder of the Metropolitan Kallistos Chair in Orthodox Theology at the Amsterdam Centre for Orthodox Theology (ACOT) in the Vrije Universiteit (VU)
18 February • Holmdel, NJ Presentation at St. Mina's Coptic Orthodox Church (contact Mina Soliman: email@example.com)
10 March • NYC Presentation titled “Standing by the Cross: Putting on Christ,” Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Fr. Chrysostomos Gilbert, pastor
17–20 March • Phoenix, AZ Retreat Master, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
27-28 March • Amsterdam, The Netherlands Participant in meeting of schools working with both Eastern and Oriental Churches, at Vrije Universiteit; participant in doctoral examinations, UK, during itinerary
1 April • Akron, OH Retreat Master, Board of Orthodox Christian Women, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
2 April • Akron, OH Homilist at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
26 April–1 May • Moscow, Russia “Symposium on St. Ephrem,” Ss. Cyril and Methodius Postgraduate School of Theology; various talks, classes, and workshops, with itinerary TBA.
31 May–June 3 • Geneva, Switzerland Delivering Opening Address titled, “One God, the Father Almighty,” at International Colloquium, titled, “Naming God Today: Contemporary Approaches to the Divine Attributes,” University of Geneva (Christophe.Chalamet@unige.ch)
17–21 July • Nashotah, WI Teaching summer course in Patristic Anthropology
25–27 July • Edmonton, Alberta Canada Presentations in morning and at evening banquet to the Canadian Archdiocese Council, Orthodox Church in America (OCA)
28–30 July • Rome, Italy Participant in seminar sponsored by the Australian Catholic University on “Modes of Knowing and the Ordering of Knowledge in Second and Third Century Christian Thought”
January 4–5 · Istanbul, Turkey Meeting of scholars at the Ecumenical Patriarchate
February 1 –7 · UK Oxford with Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, Darlington with Fr. Andrew Louth, Scotland with NT Wright
February 12–13 · Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, AL Offering the 2016 Nevin Lectures, "What Protestants Should Know About Orthodoxy"
February 19 · Staten Island, NY Virgin Mary and St. George Church (Coptic)
February 25 · Ontario, Canada Kings University College, Veritas Lecture: "Behold: Dying, we Live”
March 1 · Bronx, NY Fordham University, Panikhida, followed by talk with graduate students
March 4–6 · Chicago, IL North Park University with Metropolitan Kallstos Ware: "The Unchanging Gospel in an Everchanging Culture"
March 11 · St. Davids, PA Eastern University Lecture and benefit for The Institute for Orthodox Thought and Culture
March 31 – April 3 · Abilene, TX St. Luke Orthodox Christian Church with Trustee the Reverend Dr. Philip LeMasters, parish retreat and McMurry University lectures
April 9 · Steelton, PA Parish Renewal Day with Fr. Christopher Rocknage
June 13–19 · Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Armenia Guest of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians
June 20– July 15 · Donvale, Australia Leading an intensive study unit at the St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Theological College. See full story.
September 10 · Los Angeles, CA Fr. John Paul Abdelsayed, Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles
September 24 · Catskill NY All Saints Cathedral
October 7 · Rutgers University “Becoming Human, Male and Female" talk at Orthodox Christian Campus Ministries
October 19–22 · Rostrevor, Ireland 50th Anniversary Conference of One in Christ Catholic ecumenical journal, “Parables of Communion: Journeying Together,” at the Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery. Keynote titled: "Diversity and Dialogue in the Service of Communion: The Example of St Irenaeus of Lyons”
October 22–23 · Rostrevor, Ireland Retreat Master at Silverstream Priory, on central theme: “Encountering Christ in the Scriptures.”
November 3 · Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory NC Presentation in Grace Chapel, titled “Reading Scripture in Early Christianity and Eastern Orthodoxy,” as part of the Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) Series
November 4 · Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC IFL Lecture, “Reading Scripture in Early Christianity and Eastern Orthodoxy,” in Stavros Lecture Hall Contact Jonathan.Schwiebert@lr.edu or School: 828.328.7184
November 17 · Loyola Marymount College, Los Angeles, CA Co-presentation with His Grace Bishop Maxim (Vasiljevic), Serbian Orthodox Church, at “Orthodoxy at the Crossroads: What to Expect after the Great and Holy Council.” REGISTER
December 3 · Clifton, NJ Presentation titled, “Dying to Live” at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 818 Valley Road; RSVP church office 973.779.2626 or firstname.lastname@example.org
December 9 · Amersfoort, Netherlands Leading a public study of the Paschal Sermon of Melito, second century exegete and apologist who served as bishop of Sardis near Lydia, Asia Minor. The study will take place at the Orthodox Parish Amersfoort, Matthias Withoosstraat 34, 3812 ST Amersfoort.
December 14–15 · Cairo, Egypt Presentation at the Anafora Conference, titled, "Saint Irenaeus and Enlightened Humanity," with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, and His Eminence Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, Cardinal of Lyon.