Monthly Archives: September 2014

At PLC – The Choir Concert Returns

What a treat to resurrect the choir concert of past PLCs. We enjoyed the music of each of the participating choirs, and especially enjoyed the grand finale where all the choirs joined together to form one big, unified choir, filling the room and our hearts with lovely hymns.
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At PLC – Terrific Teen Participation

There was terrific PLC participation by our teens, with 125 registered! They helped the Village by painting the gazebo, and assisting the children with their garden planting around the gazebo. Additionally, they made power packs which they delivered to Saturday’s Kitchen in Johnstown as a service project to the local community. Congrats to our graduating seniors and scholarship winners, and […]
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At PLC – Unique Choices for Outdoor Activities

The dedicated AV staff offered us a plethora of choices of entertaining activities unique to the AV venue, including: horseback riding, challenge course, archery, geocaching, swimming, Flight 93 Memorial Tour, and golf at Champion Lakes. They lit up a huge bonfire for us one evening, complete with scrumptious smores, and 4th of July fireworks, as we all enjoyed the fellowship […]
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At PLC – Our Children Have Fun and Help Others

The children were delightfully entertained and spiritually engaged at the Children’s Workshop while their parents attended the Conference. They also cooperated on a service project with the Teen SOYO to beautify the gazebo behind the Conference Center. The teens painted the gazebo and prepared the grounds around it for the children’s garden. The children planted ground cover, and decorated the […]
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At PLC – Tours of St. Raphael and St. Thekla Shrines

We had the unique opportunity with the PLC at the Antiochian Village to pray at the grave sites of St. Raphael and Metropolitan Philip. Father Anthony Yazge guided us on an uplifting tour of the St. Raphael and St. Thekla shrines, and led us in a Supplication Service to St. Raphael. Additionally, Liturgy and Vespers were held daily in the […]
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Our Historic PLC at the Village

We thank the over 500 faithful that participated in our historic 2014 Parish Life Conference that we were blessed with the privilege of hosting at the Antiochian Village. What a testament to the vision of Metropolitan Philip who founded AV to foster fellowship and spiritual growth in our Orthodox faith. The grace of the Holy Spirit emanated throughout the conference […]
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