Youth Retreat Fall Encounter Nov. 10-12, 2023



NOVEMBER 10-12 FOR AGES 8-18! 


Presented by the National Jr. ACRY, the theme for the Retreat is “Living Eucharistically”.  The Fall Encounter promises a full schedule of events, including:

  1. Worship and Spiritual Growth: A series of uplifting liturgical services and discussions to deepen the understanding of the Eucharist’s significance in the Orthodox faith.  Educational talks and activities will offer guidance on how to integrate the Eucharistic spirit into daily life. 
  2. Full Camp Experience: The Fall Encounter offers our children all the excitement and spiritual growth of a whole week at camp over the course of one weekend. 
  3. Fall-Themed Activities: Outdoor adventures and team-building exercises that capture the essence of the season. 
  4. Fellowship and Camaraderie: Opportunities for participants to connect with fellow Orthodox Christians from around the country, forging lasting friendships.  5. Service and Outreach: Practical workshops on how to engage with the community and make a positive impact in the world including the make of “Jared Boxes” as gifts for children in local hospitals.  Registration for the Fall Encounter is now open, with a cost of $110 for the entire weekend.  For those in need of financial assistance, sponsorships are readily available.  This retreat promises to be a transformative experience for all attendees, fostering spiritual growth and lasting connections within our diocese and the greater Orthodox Christian community.  Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a journey of faith, gratitude, and self-discovery at Camp Nazareth’s Fall Encounter.

To register or learn more about this event, please visit or contact the camp directly at (724) 662-4840.



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