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Orthodox Christian Synergy, a daughter organization of the OCCA, is comprised of clergy and lay representatives of Orthodox Christian parishes from across the Chicago metropolitan area.  
Synergy strives to promote awareness of Orthodox Christianity to the public at large, and to foster interaction among Orthodox Christian parishes and individual parishioners throughout the Chicago area.
Among the more prominent activities that Synergy sponsors, coordinates, or supports, are:
An annual symposium with noted theologians. (Symposium 2003)
The annual Pan-Orthodox Thanksgiving Eve Liturgy.
The Sunday of Orthodoxy Pan-Orthodox Vespers.
Department of Children and Family Services annual Christmas gift program.
Weekly religious advertisements in the two major Chicago newspapers.
A traveling Orthodox bookstore.
Orthodox Christians for Life.
At the January 29th meeting, Archimandrite Zaccheaus gave a presentation to Synergy about St. Catherine the Great Martyr Church in Moscow where he serves as rector.  (Check St. Catherine's web site for more information about the church.)

Synergy invites all communicant members of area Orthodox Churches to join and support this outreach ministry of the Church.
For more information  about Orthodox Christian Synergy, including upcoming meetings and events, please call 847-647-8398.

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