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2013 Archon Weekend: Schedule of Events

The annual Archon Weekend and Assembly of the Order of Saint Andrew will be held October 18-20 at the Hilton Hotel in New York. 60 Minutes will be the recipient of this year's Athenagoras Human Rights Award at the Archon Grand Banquet, Saturday, October 20.

The Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship Dinner Dance will be held on Friday evening, October 18. Archon Stephen J. Yallourakis, MD, DDS, will receive this year's Award.

The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Investiture of new Archons by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, will take place at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to conclude the weekend's ceremonies on Sunday. A complete schedule of events is listed below:

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

New York Hilton
1335 Avenue of the Americas 
(between 53rd and 54th Streets)

New York, NY 10019

The Order has secured a special room rate of $319. Cutoff date is September 16.
Call 212-586-7000 or 1-800-Hiltons with code "OSA"


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
JOINT MEETING OF NATIONAL COUNCIL AND REGIONAL COMMANDERS
[Murray Hill, 2nd Floor]

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
NICHOLAS J. BOURAS AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY ARCHON STEWARDSHIP COCKTAIL RECEPTION & DINNER DANCE
[Rendezvous, Petit & Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor]
Presentation of 2013 Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship to Archon Stephen J. Yallourakis, MD, DDS.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
ARCHONS-ELECT ORIENTATION BREAKFAST
[The Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor]
All National Council Members, Regional Commanders, Archons-elect, and Spouses

Archons-elect: Please confirm your attendance expeditiously by calling the Office at 212-570-3550 or by e-mail to [email protected]

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ANNUAL ARCHON GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING
[Mercury Suite, 3rd Floor]
All Archons, Archons-elect, and Spouses

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
ARCHON FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON
[The Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor]
All Archons, Archons-elect, and Spouses

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
RECEPTION (Black Tie)
[Grand Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor]
All Archons and Banquet Guests

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
ARCHON GRAND BANQUET (Black Tie)

[Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor]
Presentation of 2013 Athenagoras Human Rights Award to 60 Minutes


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013

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 10021
Tel: 212-288-3215

9:00 AM
PROCESSION OF ARCHONS AND ARCHONS-ELECT
[Cathedral Undercroft, Lower Level]
Archons and Archons-elect assemble in Cathedral Undercroft, lower level for instructions, photos and procession into Cathedral. Archons should wear The Order of Saint Andrew 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
HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY
Celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, assisted by Metropolitans, Bishops and visiting Clergy

12:00 PM
INVESTITURE of new Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Presentation of Offikia and Cross of Saint Andrew

1:00 PM
RECEPTION
[Cathedral Ballroom]


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