Metropolis of Chicago Be the Bee “BeeTreat” and Fanari Winter Camp

The Metropolis of Chicago Youth and Young Adult Ministries has two exciting opportunities on the horizon that you won’t want to miss!

On February 27th, we are blessed to have Mr. “Be the Bee” himself, Steven Christoforou, the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in New York, and his staff, come lead a retreat for YOUTH, (6th-12th grade) PARENTS and YOUTH WORKERS. If you haven’t seen the Y2AM YouTube series “Be the Bee”, check it out and see what it’s all about now! Be the Bee YouTube videos These short videos bring to life our faith in a fun, easy to understand and spiritual way for kids and adults to learn more about Orthodoxy. You won’t want to miss out on this spectacular event we have planned!!!

REGISTER HERE NOW!!!  All you have to do is sign up for this FREE Pan-Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago “Be the Bee Retreat” hosted by SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church 1401 Wagner Rd, Glenview, IL 60025 . Call all your church and Fanari friends, spread the word and enjoy the day together as a family! There will also be a YOUNG ADULT event (ages 18-35) that evening after vespers, lead by Steven, at Raise in Chicago. Hope to see our Young Adults there for some food, fellowship and great discussion!

Calling all campers for GREAT ESCAPE WINTER CAMP weekend retreat, March 11th-13th, at our beautiful home, the St. Iakovos Retreat Center in Kansasville, WI. Limited 60 spaces available for all 6th-11th graders, $155/camper. Registration packets are available to download, print out and mail in here Winter Camp 2016 Registration Packet. Don’t miss out on the fun we have planned for a weekend filled with fellowship, discussions, skits, olympic games, delicious food and prayer to enlighten your Lenten journey! Contact Deacon Chris Avramopoulos with any questions at

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Take advantage of these beautiful ministries offered by our Metropolis to engage in our Orthodox faith!


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