The clergy shortage and the future of SVOTS

14 May 2018 • Houston, TX

In the face of a clergy shortage affecting all Orthodox Christian jurisdictions in North America, St. Vladimir’s Seminary President Archpriest Chad Hatfield sat down to discuss the future of vocations and the vision for the seminary moving forward.

Fr. Chad was recently interviewed by Adam Lowell Roberts of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America’s Department of Missions and Evangelism. In this two-part interview, Fr. Chad addresses the clergy shortage and also details SVOTS’ Vision 2020, a plan for the future of formation and education at the seminary, which could take effect as early as fall 2018.

Watch the entire two-part interview below.

Part 1 (5 min)
Part 2 (4 min)