WAD Youth Project
at St. Martin Orthodox Church in Corvallis, Oregon

St. Martin Orthodox Church in Corvallis, Oregon is in the process of constructing a new Parish Hall, which will provide facilities for social, educational, and cultural activities that currently take place in the homes of members or at third-party sites.
The project has benefited from the efforts of many volunteers, both professional contractors and plain willing workers.  This June, there will be a WAD Youth Project where our youth will have an opportunity to contribute to the growth of our Church in the Northwest by helping to construct this hall.

Where:  St. Martin Orthodox Church, Corvallis, Oregon
When:  June 17-19, 2014
What: Construction

  1. setting pavers in the Church courtyard and walkway
  2. painting
  3. setting landscaping water lines

Recreational and social activities

Who:  Orthodox youth ages 15-25
Clergy volunteers:  Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg), Archpriest
David Moser, Priest Sergei Sveshnikov

A local paving contractor will be present to provide instruction and to help oversee the paving project.  This will be a great opportunity to learn from a professional, and acquire skills that may be useful in your future home or parish life.

Monday, June 16 - travel day (registration upon arrival)
Tuesday, June 17 - work day, with an evening recreational/social activity
Wednesday, June 18 - work day, with an evening recreational/social activity
Thursday, June 19 - recreational day, organized by Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov
(Oregon Coast or Cascades) (optional for those needing to get home
Friday, June 20 - travel day

With respect to accommodations, young men will be housed in a tent village on the Church grounds, and the young women dormitory-style in the Rectory.  (Youth who live in the Corvallis area may reside at home during the project, if they prefer.)  Meals will be served in the Rectory and on the Church grounds.  Support for shower facilities, etc., will be arranged with the local aquatic center just a few blocks away from the Church.  We plan to have a good mix of work, recreation, spiritual profit, socializing, and just plain fun.

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Download the registration form for e-mail (RTF)



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