In Sergiev Posad will be a forum “Dobrolet. The territory of faith”


From 15 to 22 July at the Annunciation field of Sergiev Posad, near Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra in the third time will be a youth education volunteer forum Dobrolet.

Forum “Dobrolet. The territory of faith” is held with the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill. The venue of the Forum was not chosen accidentally, because the monk Sergei, hegumen of the Russian Land, is the heavenly patron of the Orthodox volunteerism.

The Forum will be attended by over 1000 young people aged 18 to 35 years from different parts of Russia and near-abroad countries, among which are the leaders and representatives of youth public organizations and associations.

The main organizers of the Forum “Dobrolet. The territory of faith” are the Youth Department of the Moscow diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church and the movement “Orthodox Volunteers.”

The main purpose of the Forum “Dobrolet. The territory of faith” – the Union of concerned young people, strengthening the faith of young people, formation of a harmonious personality on the basis of the gospel’s moral principles, mobilizing creative professional forces of the young generation in mainstreaming and advancing the gospel of spiritual and moral values in modern society.

In the framework of the educational program of the event will be held the meeting of Orthodox youth with the bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, opinion leaders, representatives of the secular authorities and the business community. Will be held discussions on topical issues, exchanges of experience doing volunteer activities and interaction with bodies of Federal and municipal authorities and public organizations. Participants will learn the necessary skills to work in the information space, which in modern realities, will greatly expand the coverage of regional volunteerism.

The main guest of the Forum will be Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill. Also, participants will meet the chairmen of the Synodal departments of Volokolamsky Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), Metropolitan of Pskov and Porkhov Tikhon (Shevkunov), Archbishop of Sergiev Posad Feognost (Guzikov), Bishop of Orekhovo-Zuevsky Panteleimon (Shatov), Bishop Seraphim Lyubertsy (Omelchenko), V. Legoida, and such representatives of the clergy, as Archimandrite Eli (Nozdrin), Archpriest Andrei Tkachev and others.

The Forum aims to become a full-fledged “Area of faith” in all senses — and unifying platform for the young believers, and a place of spiritual growth, personal relationships of young people with the Savior. It is personal perception of the gospel, the understanding of the timelessness of the gospel spiritual and moral values, the constant ratio of his life, his actions, with these guidelines, it is a necessary condition for the harmonious development of the individual and of society as a whole.

The most important event of the Forum will be the participation of all guests of the Forum in the festive Liturgy on the day of the uncovering of the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, where they will have the opportunity to pray together with his Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the festive divine Services.

For the participants of the forum will be organized a tent camp on Annunciation field, which is everything you need to stay in the field. The road to the venue of the event participants, meals and accommodation on site they will be provided free of charge.

Partners: the Synodal Department for youth Affairs, Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, the Administration of Sergiev Posad, national research nuclear University “MEPhI”, movie Company “Soyuz Marins Grupp” channel “SPAS” channel “SOYUZ” and others.

The address of the Forum: the Annunciation field of Sergiev Posad (landmark Troitskaya Sloboda Sergiev Posad). Entrance is strictly by permit and accreditation.

Until July 5, 2018, anyone can submit an electronic application for participation in the Forum “Dobrolet. The territory of faith“. The questionnaire is available on the website of the Youth Department of the Moscow diocese at:

The accreditation of media representatives for the event carries out Information service of the Youth Department of the Moscow diocese. For media accreditation, please send your application indicating your name, date of birth, names and media positions, as well as contact phone mail [email protected] to duplicate your request by phone 8-903-597-60-70.

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