Western American Diocese
RUSSIAN ORTHODOX
 CHURCH OUTSIDE
 OF RUSSIA
Western American Diocese
Announcing the Tenth Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference, December 26 to 30, 2016

The Tenth Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference will be held in Sacramento, CA, from December 26th to 30th, 2016.

 

 

Youth from ages 15 to 25 are invited to join in and greet the new Bishop of Sacramento, His Grace Bishop Irenei (Steenberg)! Vladyka Irenei has participated in every youth conference since he has arrived in our diocese. Come out and congratulate him.

Many great events are planned for this years conference from rockcliming at Pipeworks

to work project at Saint Silouan's Monastery, to visiting the Gold Rush town of Columbia were we can make candy the way it was done 100 years ago and still is today. In addition there will be an opportunity to try a stage coach ride and much more!

Homemade Candy made by the same family for four generations
Homemade Candy made by the same family for four generations
Homemade Candy made by the same family for four generations
Expect a chance to make some candy.
Expect a chance to make some candy.
Expect a chance to make some candy.
Blacksmith, Columbia, CA
Blacksmith, Columbia, CA
Blacksmith, Columbia, CA

SCHEDULE OUTLINE:

Monday 12/26
Travel day, supper and "ice breakers"

Tuesday 12/27
Lectures, workshops and a visit to see the Christmas lights at Old Town Sacramento

Wednesday 12/28
Lectures, workshops, climbing Pipeworks, All-night Vigil

Thursday 12/29
Liturgy at St. Silouan's Monastery in Sonora, CA, work project, trip to Columbia, round-table discussion, banquet and talent show.

Friday 12/30
Checkout and travel day

Meals & workshops at Holy Ascension Church, lectures at the Russian Cultural Center in West Sacramento, accomodations: Holiday Inn Express

Registration Fee: $285.00
Deadline: December 5, 2016
On-line registration through WAD Youth here

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