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UPCOMING YES TRIPS ON THE EAST AND WEST COASTS IN MAY AND JUNE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 7, 2009 – Kansas City, MO
The YES Program of FOCUS North America is YOUTH EQUIPPED TO SERVE. YES provides opportunities for junior high and high school students to participate in formative weekends of service with the ultimate purpose being to raise up a generation of Orthodox Christians who lead others in living out the true mission of the Church- to love and serve our most needy neighbors.
FOCUS North America is excited to announce the following upcoming trips open for registration.
YES BOSTON- MAY 7-9- Housing Location: Holy Cross Seminary in Brookline, MA
YES WASHINGTON D.C. – MAY 21-23- Housing Location: St. Nicholas OCA Cathedral
YES SAN FRANCISCO- JUNE 18-21-Housing Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
YES LOS ANGELES- JUNE 25-27- Housing Location: Fred Jordan Mission
YES trips impact the lives of the teenagers who participate in dramatic ways.
“The trip completely changed my perspective. It showed me how grateful I should be for everything I have. I think the trip has humbled me. Smaller things make me happy, when I probably never thought of those things before the trip.” -Elizabeth Waters, YES Student
Interested? Visit our website to register for a trip: www.yesnorthamerica.org.
FOCUS North America and its programs are committed to serve those in need, support Orthodox Christian social action ministries and supply parishes and others with the education, resources and training to initiate social action ministries in their own communities. In all of this, it continues in the work of Restoring Living Icons.
FOCUS North America is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. Donations can be made online at www.FOCUSNorthAmerica.org or checks can be made out to “FOCUS North America” and sent to: PO Box 871578 Kansas City, MO 64187-1578.