The generosity of a private donor has allowed the Fund for Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia to finance two summer youth events, organized by the Synodal Youth Committee. The participants represent all ROCOR dioceses.
The summer program includes:
- A pilgrimage to Kursk together with a Russian youth group
Visits to monasteries, churches and venerating relics; interviews with His Holiness Kyrill, the Patriarch of Moscow and the Whole of Russia; with the director Nikita Mikhalkov as well as local and state government representatives.
- A missionary trip to Zavraze village (Kostroma region) together with a Russian youth group
Restoring two XVIIIth century churches; spiritual talks by priests of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Church Abroad; a pilgrimage to the churches of Moscow and Kostroma; concerts, contest, etc.
For information on the trips please contact Archpriest Andrei Sommer by email email@example.com