8th Annual Winter Service Retreat Orthodox Rio Bridges ~ Puente del Rio Ortodoxo

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December 28, 2012 – January 4, 2013 all-day
St. George Orthodox Church
704 W Sam Houston Ave
Pharr, TX 78577
Matushka Elizabeth Perdomo

Theme: “Why Become (or Remain) Orthodox? How Do We Stand Up for & Live the Faith?”

This December, we will host our Eighth Annual Winter Service Retreat for Older Teens and Young Adults. Each year, we schedule this during the week after Nativity, when students are out of school for their winter break in studies. Our parish of  St. George Orthodox Church (OCA) is located right on the Texas border with Mexico. In year’s past, the week included a visit and work project in an orphanage for girls just across the border in Mexico. However, because of increased border violence in recent years, we no longer cross into Mexico. Thanks be to God, this year, we will have a Brand New Church Hall to help accommodate both our Retreat Participants and our Service Projects!

Who:  Geared for Older Teens, College Students & Young Adults plus Adult Chaperones & Orthodox Clergy. Orthodox Christians, Catechumins, Inquirers and their Friends from All Jurisdictions are WELCOME

For more informationr: http://www.stgeorgepantry.org/winteryouthretreat.html


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