The opening of ACEOT was celebrated during a blessing ceremony of ACEOT held on 21 October 2010. On the photo of the ceremony in the central hall of the university you can see from left to right:
Bishop Maximos,
the (now retired) Metropolitan Panteleimon of Belgium,
ACEOT director Fr Michael Bakker,
Metropolitan Athenagoras,
Metropolitan Kallistos and
Archbishop Gabriel of blessed memory (who has been succeeded by Archbishop Job of Telmessos)
The photobook contains a larger version of this picture.
A lecture by Fr John Chryssavgis on 20 September
The Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis (born 1 April 1958) is an author and theologian who serves as advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarch on environmental issues. He is a clergyman of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. In January 2012, he received the title of Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Throne by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
On Thursday 20 September he will speak on the theme of his book Remembering and Reclaiming Diakonia: The Diaconate Yesterday and Today in the church of the Annunciation, Springweg 89, 3511 VL Utrecht at 15:30. You are welcome to attend. Please register beforehand through an email to m.bakker@vu.nl.

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