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2013 Fall Youth Encounter (11/10/13)

The Annual Fall Youth Encounter, sponsored by the National Junior ACRY, took place from November 8-10, 2013 at Camp Nazareth, in Mercer, PA.

Joining the more than 60 youth from throughout the Diocese for the entire weekend, was His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa.

Posted photos show scenes from the weekend encounter.


Friday Evening Prayers
Friday Evening Prayers
Saturday Vespers
Saturday Morning -- His Grace teaching about the Antimension
Even the writing was fun during His Grace's presentation
"I didn't think His Grace would give us a quiz."
The clothes were as colorful as the cards
An "Angry Bird" makes a card for St. John the Compassionate Mission
His Grace kept our teens engaged and entertained
The younger Encounter participants pause for a photo
His Grace with the younger Encounter participants
"I know the answer!"
Enjoying making cards
Making cards for St. John the Compassionate Mission
Jenga's for everyone
A little lunch encounter
Even Angry Birds have to eat
"Is the Bishop really talking to me? I can't believe it!"
During the Scavenger Hunt
The Jenga tower eventually fell over
"You get her, I got him" during sports
A little sport
Good times
Good friends
At the Campfire
A Toast to Hot Cocoa
Photo Op
Singing at the Campfire
Evening Prayers
At the Great Entrance during the Divine Liturgy
Holy Communion
His Grace Bishop Gregory giving the sermon
After the Divine Liturgy
From the Binghamton Chapter