2014 Labor Day Retreat

“In the education of children, the most important thing is that they should see their parents leading an intense interior life."
                       – 
Alexander Elchaninov, Diary of a Russian Priest

A Sincere Interior Life:
The greatest gift to our children
A retreat for the whole family!

This weekend retreat for Orthodox Christians will include worship, workshops & discussion groups for both adults and children, fun outdoor activities including athletics and a small beach, and fellowship with other families.

Friday, Aug. 29 - Sunday Aug. 31 
Green Lake Conference Center • Green Lake, WI




::: Click here to register for the Labor Day Weekend Retreat :::

Workshops by Fr. Timothy Pavlatos, M.Div., M.S., LMFT


Pastor, licensed and experienced Marriage and Family Therapist, father of nine, and gifted retreat leader

View his entire bio here

Listen to some of his sermons from St John the Baptist in Beaverton, Oregon


"Much of our anxiety in life stems from the fact that we would like to have people and things around us change so that we can feel happy or be more at peace. The reality is that our stress and anxiety will only begin to diminish when we direct our efforts inward, and begin to focus on what we can change, which is the way we see and understand our self and our self in relation with others." (from his page on the Northwest Psychological Center site.)


Make your registration payment here:


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::: New! (Optional) Sunday afternoon picnic! :::

Want to extend the fun? Stay Sunday afternoon and evening (and even overnight, if you'd like!) for more fellowship and family time at the beautiful facilities in Green Lake, Wisc. Click here for more information and here to register.


Pay for the picnic here ($20 for ages 12+, $10 for ages 5-11, $100 max):

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More information:

Retreat registration fees, hotel information
Sunday afternoon picnic >> information and registration
Retreat Schedule
What to pack
Directions