Our Teen SOYO is made up of a growing number of teenagers in our Parish. We participate in monthly meetings which incorporate fun, service to others and spiritual enrichment. Annually, we send some members to the Delegates Meeting for our Diocese, attend the Parish Life Conference and a weekend retreat designed with teens in mind.

Each spring, usually two weeks after Holy Pascha, we sponsor the Annual SOYO Golf Tournament. It is a great event, with great food, a very fun best ball format, and fellowship afterward. Anyone ages 13 through 19 is invited to join SOYO.


On Saturday, Feb. 8th, some of our SOYO members met and made Valentines for several members of our Parish as well as Veterans of our Armed Forces.  Valentines were mailed to 8 local parishioners, 2 of our former SOYO members who are now away at college and our beloved Bishop Antoun.  15 more Valentines were delivered to the local VA Hospital to be passed out on Valentine’s Day.

This next weekend, 7 teens and 3 chaperones will be attending our Deanery Retreat in Sardis, Mississippi. We are looking forward to spending the weekend learning from Sister Magdalen who is coming all the way from Essex, England!

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