– 8-weeks program 
– 6 sessions will be held by each local Youth Ministry in SR1
-The 6 local sessions will then be followed by a 2-Day in-person Sub-regional Youth Retreat where the participants will further learn about the value of the blessing, and pledge to keep purity of mind & body until the blessing and within the blessing.

Dates: Sundays, April 10th – June 5th, 2022

2-day youth retreat dates:  June 4th- June 5th (Location info will be sent out soon) All youth are required to attend the 2-day retreat. Parents are only required to attend the second day of the retreat (Sunday, June 5th) for a parent education and family graduation.

Ages: 13 – 18

Cost: $150 (cost will cover the local sessions,  Ilshim rings, 2- day youth retreat, and family graduation on June 5th) Parents can deposit an amount of $80 if they cannot make a one-time payment of $150. Once you have paid the $80 upon registration, please keep in mind that the remaining balance of $70 will automatically be charged on May 22nd, 2022.

Registration Link: SR1 ILSHIM – 2022 (

Ilshim Rings:

If your children do not know their ring size, the youth pastors will have a ring sizer for them at the first local Ilshim session and they will send the sizes to me so we can start ordering the rings.
For sessions and content overview: Click Here

Please reach out to your local youth pastors for questions regarding the 6 local sessions:

New York: Stephanie Dias

Clifton, NJ: Yasutaka Ozawa

Elizabeth, NJ: Pastor EJ Rapada

Connecticut: Hiro Okazaki

Massachusetts: Takahiro Kudo

If you have any other questions or concerns, please reach out to me at: