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September 18, 2014 – September 21, 2014 all-day
Coptic Professional Adults Retreat: FL @ St. Steven Christian Retreat Center | Titusville | Florida | United States
The cycle of life is a process that we all travel through. How one travels through these different stages varies from person to person. Yet we should always be joyful for whatever may come onto our path. How can we do this? Where do we get the strength during these cycles? David, the psalmist, tells us, “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices” (Psalm 28:7). Throughout the stages of life, there is commonality within certain age groups. Each group needs to be served to their specific needs encountered in life. The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States acknowledges this concept and would like to introduce the Coptic Professional Adults Retreat. The goal of these retreats will be on serving and building the spiritual life of the single youth at age 30 and above[...]
September 26, 2014 – September 28, 2014 all-day
Diocese of Charleston Deacons Retreat and Clergy Synaxis  In conjunction with the St. Thekla & St. Raphael Pilgrimage.  This retreat is open to all deacons in the Mid-Atlantic Diocese.  The featured speaker is:  Archdeacon David Khoury from St. Nicholas Church in Grand Rapids, MI
September 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – September 28, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
COLLEGE AGE RETREAT - September 26-28, 2014 - Grass Lake, Michigan @ Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America | Jackson | Michigan | United States
WHAT: College Age Retreat WHERE: Vatra Romaneasca, Grass Lake, Michigan WHEN: SEPTEMBER 26 – 28, 2014 – arrive Friday evening and depart Sunday early afternoon WHO: College students SPEAKERS: Fr John Konkle and Fr Dan Hoarste Confirm Participation: by September 24, 2014 COST: Free will donation CONTACT: Fr Dan Hoarste, 517-522-4800 or – See more at:
September 30, 2014 – October 3, 2014 all-day
Clergy Synaxis (Retreat): Antiochian Village, PA
Open to all clergy in the Mid-Atlantic Diocese Speaker: His Grace Bishop John (Abdalah) of the New England Diocese Download schedule (PDF) Download registration form (PDF) For more information:
October 3, 2014 – October 5, 2014 all-day
Christ in the Wilderness Retreat
Christ in the Wilderness Program presents a retreat in the wilderness with Fr Athanasius Shaw of Annunciation Parish in Portland. Christ in the Wilderness registration. For more information:
October 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – October 4, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Fr. Sergius, Abbot of St Tikhon’s Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan, Pennsylvania will lead a retreat entitled “Door to Paradise: Jesus Christ in Ancient Christianity”. For more information:   or    
November 10, 2014 – November 13, 2014 all-day
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November 14, 2014 – November 16, 2014 all-day
The 2014 Southern Region GOYA Fall Retreat will be held  at Pine Cove Outback Retreat Center in Columbus, Texas. GOYAns, ages 11-18, are invited to retreat away from every day challenges for a weekend of growth and fellowship. In addition to completing the online registration form, adult advisors must download, complete, and return to the Metropolis Office the following: Advisor Application Form Code of Conduct Youth Protection Manual Metropolis of Denver Supplement (not to be returned) Online registration will open September 1, 2014 and will close on November 1, 2014. For more information: