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2009 Archon Weekend: Schedule of Events

The annual Archon Weekend and Assembly of the Order of Saint Andrew will be held October 30th - November 1st at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will be present and will be honored by the Order at the Archon Grand Banquet Saturday, October 31st. The Patriarchal Divine Liturgy and Investiture of new Archons by His All Holiness will take place at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to conclude the weekends ceremonies on Sunday. A complete schedule of events is listed below:


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel
301 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Tel: 212-355-3000

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
ARCHONS-ELECT ORIENTATION DINNER
[Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor]
Archons-elect, National Council and Regional Commanders with their Guests.

Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor
113 W. 60th St.
New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212-636-6000

Transportation (Round Trip) will be available from the hotel at 49th Street between Park & Lexington, Depart 3:15 PM Sharp

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
TRIBUTE TO PEACEMAKERS CONCERT (By Invitation Only)
[Alice Tully Hall]
Orientation Dinner Guests are invited to attend the concert in honor of His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios as Archbishop of America and Exarch


Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212-875-5000

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2009

 

12 Noon - 1:00 PM
LUNCHEON [Hilton Room]
All Archons, Archons-elect, Wives and Family Members

 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ARCHON GENERAL ASSEMBLY
[Empire Room]
All Archons, Archons-elect, Wives and Family Members

 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
RECEPTION [Basildon, Jade & Astor Salon]
Archons and Banquet Guests

 

7:00 PM
ARCHON GRAND BANQUET
[Grand Ballroom]
Honoring His All Holiness Bartholomew Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009

9:00 AM
MATINS [Archdiocesan Cathedral]

Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
319-337 East 74th Street
(between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
New York, NY
Tel: 212-288-3215

9:30 AM
PROCESSION OF ARCHONS AND ARCHONS-ELECT
[Cathedral Undercroft, Lower Level]
Archons and Archons-elects

Archons and Archons-elect assemble in Cathedral Undercroft, lower level for instructions, photos and procession into Cathedral.  Archons wear emblems!

* Archons-Elect * Be sure you have reserved your Archon emblems and Cross of St. Andrew by contacting the National Office at 212-570-3550

10:00 AM
PATRIARCHAL DIVINE LITURGY
Celebrated by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with concelebration of Hierarchs and Clergy

12:00 PM
INVESTITURE of new Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Presentation of Offikia and Cross of St. Andrew

1:00 PM
RECEPTION [Cathedral Ballroom]


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