Entries by Rachel Contos

CR 2019 Session Three: Day 4

On Friday morning, the participants had their first day of scripture and theology classes with Dr. Bradley Nassif (Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies, North Park University) and Dr. George Demacopoulos (Professor of Theology at Fordham University; Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies; Co-Director, Orthodox Christian Studies Center). Following each […]

CR 2019 Session Three: Day 2

The CrossRoaders began their second day together with Orthros and a staff-led session on the topic of “Orthodox Anthropology”.  In the afternoon, they departed for a ropes course where they engaged in collaborative team-building exercises. The participants worked together to complete various tasks including a high ropes challenge! With each activity, you can see them […]

CR 2019 Session Three: Day 1

Greetings from Chicago!  This morning, 29 new participants arrived at North Park University excited and ready to “take the challenge”! The new CrossRoad participants spent their first evening getting to know each other through various icebreakers. With lots of laughter, the group began to build joyful friendships! They also explored their unique and God-given strengths […]