Lenten Teen Retreat - April 12-14, 2024 at Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville

Join us for a transformative weekend of joy, prayer, and fellowship at the Lenten Teen Retreat, sponsored by the OCA Diocese of New York and New Jersey’s Department of Youth Ministry.

📅 Dates: April 12-14, 2024
🚨 Registration Deadline: March 31, 2024 (click here to register)
📍 Location: Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville
🎉 Open to: Middle & High School Students from all dioceses and jurisdictions
💲 Cost: No fee to attend!

Immerse yourself in a spiritually enriching experience tailored for teens. This retreat promises a blend of fun activities, meaningful prayer sessions, and a chance to forge lasting friendships.

For inquiries or to register, simply email admin@nynjocayouth.org.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to rejuvenate your spirit and connect with like-minded teens. Secure your spot by registering before March 31, 2024. We look forward to welcoming you to a weekend of spiritual growth and fellowship.


Retreat Details

Orthodox Youth Retreat at Frost Valley YMCA

Join us for an enlightening and engaging Orthodox Youth Retreat at the scenic Frost Valley YMCA from April 12-14. This retreat is a unique opportunity to explore and discuss contemporary issues that matter to you.

Theme: Contemporary Issues - Gender, Sexuality, and Relationships

In today’s rapidly evolving world, young adults face a myriad of challenges and questions, particularly around topics like gender, sexuality, and relationships. This retreat provides a safe and open environment to discuss these important issues from an Orthodox perspective.

Guest Speaker: Rev. Dn. Dr. Sampson Ryan Nash

We are honored to have Rev. Dn. Dr. Sampson Ryan Nash, a premier ethicist in the country, as our guest speaker. Dr. Nash is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of The Ohio State University Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. His scholarship focuses on practical, procedural, and policy issues related to Medicine, Clinical Bioethics, and Palliative Medicine. He also explores ethics foundations at the nexus of medicine, ethics, theology, religion, and culture.

Ask the Hard Questions

This is your chance to ask the hard questions you face in today’s world. Dr. Nash will be there to provide guidance and insights based on his extensive experience and knowledge.

Don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your understanding, strengthen your faith, and engage in meaningful discussions with your peers. We look forward to seeing you there!

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