Labor Day Weekend Family Retreat

2 September 2016 (7pm) – 4 September 2016 (4pm)
St. Iakovos Retreat Center
920 224th Ave
Kansasville 53139
http://www.gocfamilysynaxis.org/Home/2016-labor-day-weekend-retreat
$225-$375 (per family) for registration by 17 August
$275-$425 (per family) for registration by 24 August
(accommodation costs not included)

Labor Day Weekend Family Retreat

Presented by the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Family Synaxis

This year’s theme: Sacred Space, Sacred Time: Cultivating Orthodox Families

Workshops presented by Fr. Andrew Kearns

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“Be The Bee” Retreat

27 February 2016
Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
1401 Wagner Road
Glenview, IL 60025
9:30am

Be The Bee Retreat

There’s still time to join Orthodox Christians from the Chicagoland area for this retreat, which is open to all Orthodox youth (6th-12th grade), parents, youth workers (18 years and older). Steven Christoforou, from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese video series, “Be the Bee”, will be lead this wonderful retreat!

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Registration can be found here: http://bethebee.goarch.org/retreats.

More information can be found here: https://fanaricamp.wordpress.com/2016/02/23/be-the-bee-retreat-this-saturday-2-27-16/

“Be the Bee” is a weekly YouTube series exploring how we can focus on what is good and beautiful in our daily lives. The series can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/y2am

Following this event in Glenview, the Chicago YAL will have “Orthodoxy on Tap” with Steven Christoforou in downtown Chicago. Details for that event can be found here: https://orthodoxlifewi.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/orthodoxy-on-tap-part-1/

Being Orthodox on Purpose – One day retreat

Saturday, 10 October 2015
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
893 N. Church Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126-1005
$10

Retreat Schedule:
10:30 a.m. Registration and Fellowship
11:00 a.m. Session #1 – “The Bad News”
12:30 p.m. Harvest of Plenty (aka Lunch)
1:15 p.m. Session #2 – “The Good News”

Reservations required by Monday, 5 October. Please contact Eleni at the Church Office at saintdemetriosoffice@gmail.com or 630.834.7010.

Being Orthodox On Purpose

This retreat will feature Fr. Barnabas Powell, parish priest at SS. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Cumming, Georgia and host of Faith Encouraged LIVE on Ancient Faith Radio. He is also the author of the devotional Faith Encouraged Daily (faithencouraged.org). Fr. Barnabas has traveled the country speaking in parishes about parish renewal, outreach to neighbors, spiritual maturity and purposeful practice of the Faith in everyday life. His question to parishes all across the country is “Why don’t your neighbors walk to your church on Sunday morning?”

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