Fr. Timothy Cremeens, the Dean of Wilkes-Barre Cathedral, will be giving a Lenten Talk. The topic of the talk will be:
"Living the Orthodox Christian Life after Water and Oil are Dry: Baptism/Chrismation in Your Everyday Life"
Fr. Timothy became the Pastor/Dean of Holy Resurrection Cathedral, effective November 1, 2014. He is a graduate of Colorado State University (1990) with a BA in History, from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (1993) with an MDiv, and from Regent University School of Divinity (2011) with a PhD in Church History.
Originally from Evangelical & Pentecostal-Charismatic background, Fr. Timothy has taught Bible & Church History at Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA), Assumption College (Worcester, MA), Anna Maria College (Paxton, MA) and presently teaches Bible & Church History at Olivet University & Seminary (San Francisco, CA) and at Grace Graduate School of Ministry (Twin Falls, ID) where he also is serving as Interim Dean.
Ordained a Deacon in 1991 and a Priest in 1992, Fr. Timothy has served as pastor of St. George (Antiochian) Orthodox Church Church (1992-1997) in Danbury, CT; founding pastor of Holy Trinity (Antiochian) Orthodox Church (1997-2004) in Little Rock, AR; assistant pastor of St. Basil's (Antiochian) Orthodox Church (2004-2009) in Poquoson, VA & pastor of St. Mary's Assumption (Albanian OCA) Orthodox Church (2009-2013) in Worcester, MA.
Fr. Timothy has served as a spiritual advisor to a local chapter of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) college ministry, a Hospice Chaplain and the Director of the Washburn House Hospice Residential Center. He is a member of the Orthodox Theological Society of America, the Society for Pentecostal Studies, the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Christian Churches Gathered of Northeastern Pennsylvania and a board member of the Charismatic Leaders' Fellowship and the International Fellowship of the Communities of Jesus.