SYNDESMOS, the World
Fellowship of Orthodox Youth, is a federation of Orthodox youth
movements and theological schools around the world, working under the blessing
of all the local canonical Churches, to serve the Church, Her unity, witness
aim of SYNDESMOS is
to develop cooperation and communication among Orthodox youth movements and
theological schools around the world, and to promote within them a deeper
understanding and vision of their common faith.
in 1953, the history of SYNDESMOS
has been one of dynamic initiative in the life of the Church. Since the
beginning, youth and Orthodox unity has been central to its activities.
original aims remain its present challenges, as it seeks to respond to the
needs of young people in the Church, and revives its commitment to witness to
the Gospel in the 21st century.
Matthew the Apostle & Evangelist
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