The National Sisterhood of Presvyteres Retreat is set for October 2017 at the beautiful Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in sunny Southern California. The purpose of the National Sisterhood of Presvyteres is to promote the spirit of Christian love among the presvyteres of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The retreat is meant to provide opportunities for presvyteres to get acquainted with one another.

Khouria Krista West

Our dynamic speaker and sister presvytera will present: Restoring the Image –Women, Beauty, and the Church

Service Trip (optional)

Presv. Merilynn Andruchow will lead a service trip to Project Mexico/St. Innocent Orphanage across the border! Please arrive 10/4 for the trip on 10/5.

Free Time to Relax and Enjoy!

  • Enjoy time together relaxing by the pool!
  • In-N-Out Burger food truck
  • Tour Newport Beach, Balboa Island, Historic Mission San Jaun Capistrano, Old Town, and Downtown Disney


  • Early Registration
    $195 (for the first 100 GOA presveyteres if registered and paid by September 4, 2017)
  • Normal Registration
    $275 (after September 4, 2017)


Newport Beach Marriott  - $159 for single or double occupancy


The preferred airport is SNA International Airport (Orange County/John Wayne Airport). Approximately 10 minutes from the hotel.