2009 Summer Camp Wk 1 - Monday
Today was a most enjoyable day, that began and ended in prayer. Highlights included "Orthodoxy Now", Sports which included water polo and volleyball, ethnic dancing, pysanky making, plain chant instruction, and much more... Following the Moleben to the Holy Cross, a Disney themed pool party took place with special visits from the campers' favorite Disney characters.
A camper venerates the icon of Christ on her way into Church for Morning Prayers.
Daniel read the epistle during Morning Prayers.
Fr. Michael reads the daily Gospel reading during Morning Prayers.
Blind Volleyball was the sport for the older campers.
Water polo is the sport for the younger campers.
A spirited discussion on the use of technology took place during Orthodoxy Now.
Chris gives the morning sports report following Lunch.
Nick taught the campers selections from the Vespers Service.
Barb and Harry Coe graciously led a workshop on the art of Ukrainian Pysanky (easter egg decoration).
The Numbers Game was played during the popular Team Nazareth group dynamics session.
Steve and Tim take a break during free time.
Fr. John make a point during the religious education class which followed supper.
Fr. John proclaims the Gospel during the Moleben to the Holy Cross
Father John preached on the theme, "Christ is the Same, Yesterday, Today and Forever!"
"Goofy" served as DJ for the Disney Party
Mickey trys his hand at the limbo.
Snow White made a special guest appearance.
Father Luke preached a brief homily about the necessity of recognizing the presence of God in our lives, following evening prayers.