The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Memphis is hosting the 30th National Oratorical Festival for teenagers June 7 - 9, 2013.
This year the festival will be coming to Memphis for the first time and will be held at the church facility. The event is called the "St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival" and is sponsored by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
The parishioners are exciting to be welcoming all of their out of town guests, including His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, as well as Metropolitan Nicholas- Metropolitan of Detroit.
The Oratorical Festival is a program that invites youth in middle and senior high school to speak about their Faith, their Church and their heritage.