National Fall Retreat

The ACYOA Seniors National Fall Retreat is a new program for the young adults of our Diocese. Participants are encouraged to attend this faith-filled retreat for a weekend of reflection and an escape from daily hectic life.

2021 ACYOA Seniors National Fall Retreat

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We are pleased to invite you to the Fourth Annual ACYOA Seniors National Fall Retreat for the young adults of our Diocese. This year, the National Fall Retreat will take the form of three regional, in-person retreats hosted by the ACYOA Central Council - as well as an abbreviated virtual retreat on Sunday, November 7 via Zoom (7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST) for those unable to attend in-person. Here are the dates and locations for each of the in-person retreats, taking place from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM local time: 

  • Mid-Atlantic (Saturday, October 16th): St. Leon Armenian Church, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • New England (Saturday, November 6): Holy Trinity Armenian Church, Cambridge, MA

  • Midwest (Saturday, November 6): St. James Armenian Church, Evanston, IL

All young adults, 18 years old and over, are encouraged to attend these retreats focused on fellowship and faith. Click HERE to register online.

There is NO cost to participate, and all young adults are encouraged to join us. We invite all area clergy and youth directors to join us as well. Contact the ACYOA Central Council Ministries and Outreach Coordinators, Ani Misirliyan or Melissa Fanizza, or Jennifer Morris at the Diocese for any questions.

PLEASE NOTE: All local, state, and CDC guidelines at the time of the retreats will be observed. Masks are encouraged and may be required when indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Participants will be e-mailed confirmation of the relevant guidelines prior to the day of the retreat.

Highlights from the 2019 ACYOA Seniors National Fall Retreat (Kansasville, WI)