The Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry announces several upcoming winter retreats for youth and young adults.
Jersey City, NJ - “ONE” 1st Annual Orthodox Youth Conference
The Pope Kyrillos Coptic Bible Study and Fellowship will host its first annual Pan-Orthodox Conference at Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ. The topic for the day-long conference will be “Becoming Human” and will feature Archpriest John Behr, Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, as the speaker. Registration is $15 online and $20 at the door. More information and registration can be found here.
Pharr, TX- 8th Annual Winter Service Retreat
Mitchell, IN- St. John’s Camp Winter Retreat
The Diocese of the Midwest’s Saint John Summer Camp in Indiana will host its winter retreat for those in 9th grade and above. The retreat will run from December 27 through December 30 at Camp Riverdale in Mitchell, IN. As usual, the retreat will feature worship, singing, education, and fellowship. More information and registration can be found here.
Dunlap, CA- College Conference West
The Orthodox Christian Fellowship will host its annual College Conference at St. Nicholas Ranch here in Dunlap, CA from December 27-30. The theme for this year’s conference is “Trust in the Power and Love of God”. The main speaker will be Hieromonk Damascene [Christensen] from Saint Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, CA. Workshops will also feature Dr. Sally Gallagher, a sociology professor, and Mr. Jonathan Jackson, and emmy-award winning actor. Registration and more information can be found here.
Bolivar, PA- College Conference East
OCF will again host their sister conference on the East Coast at Antiochian Village in Bolivar, PA. Running December 28-31, the theme also will be “Trust in the Power and Love of God.” The main speaker will be Archpriest Alexander Atty, Dean of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary. Further information and registration can be found here.