Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Family Synaxis Men's Retreat

2017 Men's Retreat

Theme: Humble Glory: Stories of Men Yearning for God

Retreat Leader: Fr. Timothy Sas

St. Iakovos Retreat Center

Friday February 10th at 7PM to Saturday February 11th around 3PM. Morning prayers start around 8AM on Saturday.

Cost: Registration is free if staying in the cabin. However, if a private room is desired in the new lodge the cost is $99 for single occupancy and $49 for double occupancy. Any payment for rooms can be made during registration on Friday evening.

Registration: Space is limited. Click here to register!


Friday, February 10th

6:30 - 8:00PM, Registration/Arrivals/Dinner

8:00 - 8:30PM, Evening Prayers

8:30 - 10:00PM, Intros and Discussion: "Stories of Men - A guided discussion exploring 'stories of men' who fervently pursue being men of God."

Saturday, February 11th

8:00 - 8:45AM, Morning Prayers

8:45 - 9:15AM, Breakfast

9:15 - 11:30AM, Discussion: "Godly Men of the Bible as Examples for the 21st Century Man"

11:30 - 1:00PM, Hike to Proskinitaria, Fellowship

1:00 - 1:30PM, Lunch

1:30 - 3:00PM, Discussion: "The Christian Man and Time"

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the flier for advertising the retreat?

Will I receive more information after registering?
Yes, an informational email will be sent to all registered for the retreat about a week prior to the actual date.

Will I receive a confirmation email?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email.

What do I need to bring if sleeping in the cabin?
You will need a sleeping bag and pillow or other linens/blankets for the mattresses on the bunks.

May I come for only one of the days?
Yes. If you are not able to make both you can come for just Friday night or all/part of the day on Saturday.
Retreat Accommodations

The men will stay at the Greek Orthodox St. Iakovos retreat center, which is located in Kansasville, Wisconsin.

If staying the cabin, please note that linens are not provided so all participants will need to bring blankets/sleeping bags and pillows. Staying at the cabin is free of charge.

If staying at the main lodge, bedding is provided so nothing additional is required. Note, however, that the cost for a single occupancy room is $99 and $49 for double occupancy.

For more information on the cabin accommodations, click here.

For more information on the main lodge accommodations, click here.

For more information on the St. Iakovos Retreat Center, click here.

Directions to the Retreat Center