Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Family Synaxis Men's Retreat

2014 Men's Retreat

When: Friday, February 7th, 7pm - Saturday, February 8th 4pm
Where: St. Iakovos Retreat Center
Theme: Orthodox Potpourri
Presenter: Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis
Cost: Registration is free of charge.

Friday, February 7th

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

8:00 - 8:15PM, Evening Prayers

8:15 - 10:15PM, Movie: The Island

10:15 - 11:00PM, Reflections on Movie

Saturday, February 8th

7:45 - 8:30AM, Morning Prayers and Trisagion for Anthony Argeros

8:30 - 9:15AM, Breakfast

9:15 - 11:15AM, Discussion with Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis

11:15 - 12:00PM, Hike to Proskinitaria

12:00 - 1:30PM, Lunch and Free Time

1:30 - 3:30PM, Discussion with Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis

3:30 - 4:00PM, Friendly competition - Hitting the Mark

4:00 - 4:30PM, Free time

4:30 - 5:15PM, Vespers

Retreat accommodations

The men will stay at the new Greek Orthodox St. Iakovos retreat center. Linens are not provided so all participants will need to bring blankets/sleeping bags.

Things to bring:

  • Pillow
  • Blanket/Sheets/Sleeping bag
  • Boots (for a hike in the woods, in case it is muddy)

Saint Iakovos Retreat Center

1070 224th Avenue Town of Brighton, Wisconsin 53139