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ODO Mission Weekend 2017

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WHAT: Orthodox Mission Weekend 2017
This weekend will be a reunion of all past ODO volunteers as well as an opportunity for new members to participate in real urban outreach. We will live out our Faith in real and tangible ways by bringing service and prayer into the neighborhood. Participants in our Mission Work Day will choose from among several activities, including work in the ODO community garden--Jardín de los Santos--helping to refurbish the ODO Community Center, building and icon corner, helping neighbors beautify their homes, picking up litter in the neighborhood, and more.

Registrants have the option to choose from several levels of participation:

1. Saturday and Sunday: This includes Saturday work day, evening Vespers, ODO volunteer dinner, Sunday morning Liturgy, Coffee hour fellowship, and ODO Community meal. Registration fee includes all meals and an ODO t-shirt.

2. Satuday evening only: This includes evening Vespers, ODO volunteer dinner only.

3. Sunday only: This includes Sunday morning Liturgy, Coffee hour fellowship, and ODO Community Meal.

WHEN:
Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, 2017

WHERE:
Southwest Detroit in the neighborhood surrounding Ss Peter and Paul Cathedral.

WHO:
All current and former ODO volunteers--including clergy and laity--as well as anyone interested in serving with ODO for the first time.

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Our schedule for the weekend looks like this:

Saturday, May 20
  • 8:00-8:30    Registration
  • 8:30-9:00    Morning prayers
  • 9:00-9:30    Welcome/Mission Meditation
  • 9:30-10:00    Work group assignments/reflections
  • 10:00-12:30    Work session
  • 12:30-1:00    Lunch at worksite
  • 1:00-3:00    Work Session
  • 3:00-4:00    Clean-up (Half-day Arrivals)
  • 4:00-5:00    Great Vespers--Speaker
  • 5:00-6:00    Reflections/speakers
  • 6:00  PM      Dinner

Sunday, May 21

  • 10:00-11:30     Divine Liturgy
  • 11:30-12:30    Coffee hour/Informal Speaker Program
  • 1:00-2:00    Prep ODO Community Meal
  • 2:00-4:30    ODO Community Meal
  • 4:30-5:30    Clean-up and departure

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RELEASE FORMS
All participants under 18 years of age: You must have all three forms signed by a parent or legal guardian and mail them to ODO prior to May 1, 2017.

Participants over 18
: You may sign the forms when you arrive at the event.

Liability release Medical release Conduct form

The address to mail forms is:
Orthodox Detroit Outreach
3810 Gilbert
Detroit, MI 48210


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