ACRY Convention/Diocesan Getaway Weekend in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - ACRY members and Diocesan faithful are cordially invited to the Annual National Senior and Junior ACRY convention, to be held in Chicago from August 30 - Sept 2, 2013.  Hosted by St. Michael's Orthodox Church and ACRY of Niles, Illinois at the O'Hare Airport Marriott, the annual convention will offer the opportunity for the faithful of the diocese to gather to review and set in motion exciting new plans for philanthropic, outreach and mission projects, and enjoy Christian Fellowship.  There is much to do and see in Chicago and the Niles Parish is looking forward to welcoming you to the area.

While serving as the annual convention for the National Sr. and Jr. ACRY,  this year,  the ACRY is encouraging those who diocesan faithful and friends who are not ACRY members to come learn more about the good works of the ACRY and the various Ministries of the Diocese and join in the fun! Weekend highlights include a full complement of Liturgical Services, workshops and guest speakers, a night out in the City and a grand banquet and dance.

His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, as the Supreme Patron of the ACRY will be in attendance at the Convention and looks forward to praying and enjoying fellowship with the faithful of the diocese. 

The Niles Chapter has arranged for a very reasonable group hotel rate and an affordable meal package.  Rooms are limited so it is highly recommended that reservations be made ASAP. 

Don't miss out on the fun.

Click Here For Complete Convention Information.


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