Youth

17 Jun

Annual Graduation Celebration 2017

Annual Graduation Celebration: On Sunday, July 16th for Jr. High, High School, College, University & Post Grad. Contact Ted Ibrahim at youthgroup@smsv.ca to sign up.

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25 Mar

Indian Orthodox Liturgy 2017

SMSV was blessed to host our brothers and sisters from the Indian Orthodox community as they held a spiritual day for their youth and young adults on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The day began with a Divine Liturgy or Korbana, and continued with spiritual discussions. It was a wonderful opportunity for young adults from both…

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10 Mar

Youth March Break Retreat 2017

Over the March break, the youth grades 7 to 12 went to Evergreen Christian Ministries to enjoy a few days in fellowship. Together, they learned about Habakkuk 3:17-19 which talked about how to rejoice in the Lord even in the hard times and how to continue growing in the faith. It was 2 days filled…

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06 Nov

Youth Group Fall Retreat 2016

The church youth along with their counsellors joined together in a beautiful Fall retreat to Muskoka Bible Centre on November 4-6, 2016, The main theme of the retreat was “In it but Not of It” where youth got to explore different sessions that deal with decision making, peer pressure and different practical issues and decisions…

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08 Oct

Community Outreach Nights 2016

This was a weekend to remember! The 9th Annual Community Outreach Nights was held in our new church building for the first time with the presence of Jerome “JYD” Williams from October 7-8, 2016. The main theme of this year’s event was “The Secret of Success” where JYD expressed that “At the end … Jesus…

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06 Mar

Youth Outreach Sports Activities 2016

On  March 6, 2016, the youth of SMSV organized two sports activities to outreach the youth in the GTA. The first event was a Board Games night at the church of St. Luke. It was a great time where people were welcomed to come and play games with their friends. We were also selling a…

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08 Jan

University & College Christmas Celebration 2016

The University students gathered on January 8, 2016 to celebrate Christmas and also the return students who are studying out of town. The evening started by playing some games to build fellowship followed by a discussion led by Fr. Pishoy based on Romans 5:20. The evening was concluded by sharing in an Agape meal and…

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08 Jan

Youth Group Christmas Celebration 2016

The Youth Fellowship and their servants celebrated the Feast of Nativity by organizing a fun filled night at St. Luke’s Church on January 8, 2016. The evening started with prayers and a meditation on the visit of the Magi to the manger inspired from Matthew 2:1-12. This was followed by an Agape meal where many…

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04 Dec

High School Excursion 2015

The High School Fellowship joined in an excursion on Friday, December 4, 2015 to Kenkou Sushi. The outing was part of a monthly activity of the youth group to strengthen the youth bond with their servants and with one another. We thank our Lord for every opportunity where our youth could come together in fellowship…

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08 Nov

Youth Group Retreat 2015

The Youth held their Annual Winter Retreat at the Valley of the Mother of God in Orangeville on November 7 & 8, 2015. The program which included spiritual meditations, sports, small group discussions and fellowship was fun filled and exciting. The group shared in a Q&A session in the evening with Fr. Pishoy and the…

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25 Sep

North Beach Volleyball Youth Trip 2015

On Friday September 25th, 2015 the youth group had an outing to North Beach Volleyball where they enjoyed a friendly yet competitive game of indoor beach volleyball along with their counselors. Good sportsmanship was evident as all were praised for doing their best. This possibly could be the beginning of an SMSV volleyball team!  

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25 Sep

Youth Group Outing to Dave and Busters 2015

The Grades 7 and 8 Sunday School Class had a fun outing to Dave and Busters following the liturgy on Sunday September 27.  Everyone enjoyed the great fellowship and nice lunch followed by playing arcade and video games together.  After collecting their sweet treats from their rewards from the games they headed out and happened…

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09 Aug

University Group Outing 2015

The University Fellowship organized an excursion to visit the Ripley’s Aquarium in Downtown Toronto on August 9, 2015. The group enjoyed a beautiful tour of the new attraction and gave glory to God for His amazing creation of under the sea creatures. After the aquarium visit, the group enjoyed a meal and fellowship together. God…

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18 Jul

Congregation Visit to Church Land

Members of the church congregation along with many guests had a wonderful opportunity to visit the church land and to view the construction progress during the weekend of July 17 – 18, 2015. The Youth Group was held on Friday and a congregation BBQ and gathering were held on Saturday at the adjacent neighbour’s land…

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12 Jul

Graduation Celebration 2015

The church held its Annual graduation celebration on July 12, 2015 for Junior High, High School, University and Post-Graduate students. The celebration was held at Brebeuf School following the Divine Liturgy to acknowledge the academic accomplishments of our children. Fr. Pishoy shared a short meditation based on Jeremiah 29:11 which highlighted God’s plans for our…

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