Limited availability remains for CrossRoad Summer in California and Chicago. Join our rolling application & review process to attend one of these amazing sessions!

For Clergy

CrossRoad exists to support priests in the critical work of cultivating young people in our parishes.

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Thank You!

Father, thank you! You work hard to make your parish a fruitful corner of the vineyard…and we are here to help.

CrossRoad Institute programs continue the cultivation you have begun, deepening your young people’s understanding of their faith, developing their leadership skills, and connecting them with other Orthodox Christians.

Programs To Know

We seek to be a resource for you and your parish. Please take a moment to discover all that we continue to build to serve one another.

CrossRoad Summer Program

CrossRoad Summer is a ten-day academic summer institute that prepares high school juniors and seniors to make big life decisions and invites them to connect with the Orthodox Christian theological and spiritual tradition in a deep and meaningful way.

Telos Project

The Telos Project helps parishes reimagine young adult ministry in a way that invites young adults to become engaged, energetic, and effective leaders in your community.
We are here to get you started and be your guide.

Parenting Workshops

Providing educational programming for parents and parishes to gain insight into the emotional needs of our children and the parenting styles that most effectively help us connect with our kids.

CrossRoad Alumni

CrossRoad Alumni share the common experience of having participated in the CrossRoad Summer program. Alumni gather for retreats, leadership opportunities, and act as advisors to the CrossRoad Summer program.

Coming soon…

Telos Center

The Telos Center seeks to connect young adults with Christ and community as we navigate the relationship between faith and life in our world today. Operating in Cambridge, MA as a community space for work, events, and activities as we strive to find Christ in the world around us.

Ministry LAB

Coming soon…

 

How You Can Be Involved

  • ZReach out to tell us about areas of need in your youth & young adult ministry that you think we might be able to provide help for; we are here to serve you!
  • ZEncourage your parish’s high school juniors and seniors to apply to CrossRoad Summer
  • ZEnsure CRI posters, bulletin inserts, and media posts are shared with your congregation
  • ZConnect your parish parents, grandparents and godparents with CRI’s parental support and learning opportunities
  • ZApply to become a Telos parish, connecting your young adult ministry to ongoing support and inspiration
  • ZShare information about your parish’s experiences with CrossRoad programming with your fellow clergy

Extend Your Pastoral Outreach

Priests are responsible for so much, there are so many sacramental duties only you can do. Let us provide support and education to the families and young people you have so carefully cultivated.

Meet Ministry Challenges

We have worked with young people for almost two decades; we are happy to listen to your challenges and connect you to solutions, ideas, programs, or other resources that will work with your specific needs and community.

Your Good Word

Fellow priests, parents, and grandparents are always looking for healthy, spiritually sound, and effective opportunities for their young people. A recommendation from you is the most effective “PR” we have!

Resources For You

Coming soon…