1153OO youth end gathering with networking plan
- Sep 13, 20022002.09.11 Daily Star:
Orthodox youth end gathering with networking plan
Some 30 young people representing the Coptic, Syrian and Armenian Orthodox
Churches in the Middle East concluded their three-day gathering held in
Bikfaya to analyze the common challenges facing the youth.
According to a statement issued Tuesday, the gathering was held under the
theme of the First Orthodox Youth Gathering.
Participants had the opportunity to pray together and learn the history of
their respective churches. During the plenary sessions, participants
discussed the challenges of the era and the networking of the Orthodox
In their final session, participants issued a list of resolutions
stipulating the establishment of an interactive e-mail group, the
preparation of a website for the Orthodox Youth, the publication of a
newsletter for the gathering and the organization of the Annual Day of
Prayer and Celebration for the gathering.
The statement also said that a Second Orthodox Youth Gathering would be
held between Sept. 5-9, 2003 in Egypt.
St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church (Cheriya Pally)
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