Syndesmos Summer Gathering 2017

 Syndesmos Summer Gathering 2017
23 – 30 June 2017
Samos, Greece

 With the Kind Invitation and Blessing
of Metropolitan Efsevios of Samos and Ikaria

deadline : 1st May 2017
applications should be sent to

download application form :


Participants needing visas are encouraged to send their applications early.

Syndesmos invites Orthodox Christians from its member organisations and beyond to spend a week of prayer, discussions and workshops on missionary and social ministries in the Church.

The Syndesmos Summer Gathering 2017 will be held on the northern Aegean island of Samos in Greece – in modern Orthodox Metropolis Camp Facility located in Kotsikas, near the port city of Vathi/Vathy in Samos. 

Working language:        English                   
Airports: Athens (ATH), Samos (SMI)

Tentative Schedule:
23 – 24 June 2017           Friday – Saturday             Arrivals
25 – 29 June 2017           Sunday – Thursday          Gathering Programme
30         June 2017           Friday                               Departures

- Applications will be made available in early 2017.
- Please check with your specific country Embassy to learn specific requirements for travel to Greece (member of European Union) and to learn if a visa is needed.
- All applicants will need to take care of proper health and travel insurance coverage for cases of medical emergency.