LOI 2018 Gallery Holy Cross students staffed the reception desk. raph, on the steps of our meeting venue, the Archbishop Iakovos Library at Holy Cross. Friendships were renewed. HE Archbishop Angaelos chairing the opening plenary, with speakers Rev Dr Joshua Bogunjoko (SIM International) and Deacon James Nicholas (Orthodox Christian Mission Center). Everybody hangs on the words of the facilitator! A reception at the hotel enabled folk to get to know each other. Over half the participants were at their first LOI gathering. Fr Luke Veronis of the Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity, being recorded by Rev Prof Jim Stamoolis. Archbishop Angaelos and Bob Doll spoke at a public event on ‘Discipleship in the Workplace’. We extended the coofee breaks this year, providing increased time for informal conversation. One of the small groups which reflected on personal issues relating to Christian discipleship. The groups mixed Orthodox and Evangelicals, though sometimes it was hard to tell which was which from what was being said … The seminary chapel, where we worshipped on the first evening. Prayer and Bible reflection form crucial parts of LOI gatherings. Revd Dr Gordon T. Smith (Ambrose University), one of our plenary speakers. Very Revd Michael Oleksa was unable to join us in person but his presentation was recorded.