Get your body, soul and mind ready for introduction of St. Nersess Spiritual Softball to be played on the grounds of the St. John's Church property.
While having fun swinging a bat, hitting home runs and running the bases, the softball game will take a few seventh inning stretches to discuss important faith issues for young people today. This unique event will begin at 12:00 NOON with a barbecue and refreshing soft drinks and conclude at 4:00 PM. Also participating in this event will be the pastor of St. John's Armenian Church, Fr. Garabed Kochakian, an alumnus of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary.
On Friday evening, May 19, an Armenian dance will take place in the church hall to benefit the young people from St. John's who will attend St. Nersess this summer. St. John's is one of several Armenian Church parishes in the United States that provide generous scholarships to its young people who attend the St. Nersess youth programs. This will be the second year that the parish has hosted a St. Nersess benefit dance for its youth. Over the past few years more and more youth from the Detroit area have been participating in the summer conferences.
So, if you are in the greater Detroit area on Saturday, May 20th, grab a baseball glove and cap, bring some soul and come to St. John's for the first ever St. Nersess Spiritual Softball game.