YOUTH of HOPE
This winter Serafina will be part of the staff at the SPSYC (Sierra Pacific Synod Youth Committee) retreat at Mt. Cross.
Here is a little bit about the retreat and the presenter that will be there;
High School Retreat
February 22-24 2019
This retreat is for students in grades
Friday 7PM – Sunday 12PM.
At this retreat, eligible high school
students also have the opportunity to join and serve
on the committee.
This retreat takes place at
Mt Cross Camp
Our theme is “Light shines in the Darkness”
Desta is a name that comes from Ethiopia, it means “deep joy”. I am a Spiritual Director and have served for over 25 years in Lutheran outdoor ministry, congregational youth ministry and served on the staff of the Southwest California Synod of the ELCA.
I am currently the Director of Congregational Relations at Cal Lutheran. I love my job! My work is to connect the University with the Church and interfaith communities.