NEW YORK: October 15, 2010
The Synod Youth Department Invites Young People to Participate in a Moscow Symposium on the 90th Anniversary of the Russian Church Abroad

Young people of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia are invited by the Synod Youth Department to register for a youth symposium devoted to the 90th anniversary of the Russian Church Abroad, scheduled for December 22-28, 2010, in Moscow’s St Tikhon Orthodox Humanitarian University.  

The aim of the event is to discuss the history of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in light of the events and changes of our time, to make acquaintances with Russian youth and to visit Moscow’s holy sites.  

Those wishing to participate in the symposium must be 18 or older. As part of the application process, interested candidates must write a 1000-word essay titled “I Grew Up in the Russian Church Abroad.”

All expenses for the Moscow visit (room and board and transportation) will be assumed by the St Tikhon’s University. Participants must pay their airfare and make visa arrangements.  

IMPORTANT: space is limited, so interested individuals and anyone with questions must contact Protopriest Andrei Sommer by November 1 at rev.a.sommer@synod.com  

Further information can be found at the Synod Youth Department Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=151126678249051  

The Synod Youth Department