On Thursday, June 28, 2018, under the auspices of His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church for the Eastern United States held its First Annual Family Retreat at Mor Aphrem Center in New Jersey. the Retreat included three different programs for adults, youth and kids.
The event kicked off with a blessed welcome speech by His Eminence. The keynote speaker, brother Waheed, was present to discuss the retreat’s theme topic, “But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” Joshua 24:15.
the present clergy participated in the program by presenting lectures and spiritual evenings.