APOSTLES' FAST RETREAT

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The Fellowship’s Retreat in the Apostles’ Fast will be held in the Romanian Orthodox convent, the Dormition of the Mother of God Orthodox Monastery, Rives Junction, MI, June 18 - 20, 2004. 

This retreat should be a good time for us to pray and ask the Lord to direct our steps in serving Him, an apostolic service, as the Church we serve in is Apostolic as well.  Members of SMOF all over the world are welcome, but this will be an exceptional chance for people in the Midwest of USA, and neighboring states in Canada. 

The space is limited, so we ask members to reserve soon by sending their registration using the attached Response Card.  A donation of $100 is suggested for each person. 

Check the Monastery’s website (http://www.dormitionmonastery.com/) for directions. 

Further details will be posted here.  For more information, call Ramzy Labib at 410-730-3860, or by e-mail: rslabib@juno.com.  

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5/10/04

Final detailed announcement of the Fellowship’s Retreat in the Apostles’ Fast at the Romanian Orthodox convent, the Dormition of the Mother of God Orthodox Monastery, Rives Junction, MI, June 18 - 20, 2004: 

 This retreat should be a good time for us to pray and ask the Lord to direct our steps in serving Him.  Members of SMOF all over the world are welcome, but this will be an exceptional chance for people in the Midwest of USA, and neighboring states in Canada.  

The space is limited (only 20 beds are available), so we ask members to reserve soon by sending their registration using the attached Response Card.  A donation of $100 is suggested for each person.  

Reservation is essential so that we have the proper count, and you assured to find a place.  Priority is given to those who reserve early.  Check the Monastery’s website (http://www.dormitionmonastery.com/) for directions.  Rives Junction, MI, is 7.5 miles North of Jackson, MI, on Route 127.  Please. Plan to arrive Fri. 6-8 p.m., and to leave Sun. afternoon.  

The program includes two lectures on “Serving the Lord” by Fr. Roman, the abbot, and Mother Gabriella.  We shall have chance to attend the Holy Liturgy on Sat. and Sun. mornings.  A group discussion on practical issues in our service, as well as free time for meditation is planned.  For more information, call Ramzy Labib at 410-730-3860, or by e-mail: rslabib@juno.com.