ERIC Number: ED301489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May-15
Reference Count: N/A
The Value of Retreats in Orthodox Life: A Workshop Handbook.
Counelis, James Steve
This handbook was prepared for the guidance of participants in a workshop designed to help teach Greek Orthodox lay persons the basic elements for creating religious retreats. Part 1 of this document teach Greek Orthodox lay persons the basic elements for creating religious retreats. Part 1 of this document defines the meanings of the terms workshop and retreat and describes this workshop's goals on how to develop successful religious retreats. Part 2 discusses a profile of the Orthodox Christian teacher and the educational possibilities of retreats. Part 3 presents ideas for building a retreat based on tasks that include: (1) the retreat's theme; (2) retreat learning activities; (3) discussion group leadership and activities; and (4) retreat evaluation. Appendices include: (1)"Choir Retreats: Suggested Guidelines" (A. Counelis; J. Counelis); (2) "Empirical Findings from an Orthodox Christian Adult Retreat" (J. Counelis); (3) the Greek Orthodox Diocese of San Francisco (California) Fifth Annual Choir Federation Retreat's schedule and evaluation forms; and (4) three sources for obtaining Orthodox Christian resource materials. (JHP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America, San Francisco, CA. Diocese of San Francisco.
Identifiers: Greek Orthodox Church; Retreats
Note: Paper prepared for the Greek Orthodox Church Workshop on the Value of Retreats in Orthodox Life (Squaw Valley, CA, May 15-17, 1987).