Education Commission Overview
The Education Commission oversees the UOL Essay Contest Committee and is responsible for determining and filling the educational needs of the UOL through publications, programs and speakers suchs as UOL Lenten Retreats, UOL Online / In-person Seminars. The commission is currently overseeing the "Praying Way Through Lent Series Program".
Projects of the Education Commission
UOL Essay Contest is open to all members of the Church. Age appropriate topics and specific questions are developed by the Essay Contest Chair and Committee and submitted for approval by the Metropolitan or other bishop. Upon approval, the questions and other pertinent information are sent to all parishes inviting nationwide participation. The essays are judged by a committee of judges designated by the Contest Chair. Winners are announced and prizes are awarded at the Annual Convention. Winning essays are usually published in the UOL Bulletin.
Essay information comes out in the beginning of year and is due in spring. Essay information when available will be located here.
UOL Retreats & Seminars
UOL Retreats: The Education Commission oversees the planning of UOL Retreat(s).
Retreats & Seminars: Information on Webinars, Seminars & Lenten Retreats and other Educational events can be located here.