Resources for Parish, Family & Small Groups
We have numerous resources for you to utilize. We have highlighted 3 resources ideal for groups or families. Keep scrolling for more webinars, articles, podcasts & music. Blessed Journey!
Snapshots from Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
>> Weekly Video Series
Join the Center for Family Care as they lift up excerpts of hymns from Pre-Sanctified Liturgy each week throughout Lent for reflection and dialogue with your family members. 7 videos.
Family Activities for the Sundays of Great Lent
Family Connection activities for each Sunday of Great Lent
Comfort Food for Families: Pilgrimage to Pascha
>> Weekly Video Series & PDF Download
This series includes 8 week by week lenten themed videos covering the lenten journey, repentance, fasting from food and vices, almsgiving, and how to live in the light of the Resurrection. Great for small-group family ministry with families of children 5 years and up.
Preparing Your Family for Great Lent - an engaging discussion that offers practical ways to make Great Lent a transformative family experience coupled with discussion points for parents
Doing Lent with Disabilities - a discussion on tools, ideas, and lessons learned for helping your family enjoy a fruitful Lent
Observing Holy Week as a Family - practical suggestions to encourage families to experience Holy Week in a rich and meaningful way coupled with discussion points for parents
Preparing Your Family for Holy Week - practical suggestions to encourage families to experience Holy Week in a rich and meaningful way coupled with discussion points for parents
Fasting Together: Keeping Peace in Our Homes - suggestions from an Orthodox dietitian on fasting practices and ideas for families to consider for the various lenten periods
Fasting Ideas for Families - Fr. Alex Goussetis offers practical suggestions for families
Having a Great Lent at Any Stage of Life - Dr. Randa Anderson discusses how to build upon the pillars of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving during the lenten season
Leading Our Children Through Great Lent - Elissa Bjeletich discusses practical steps for guiding our families through the holy season of Great Lent
Balancing Great Lent
Experiencing Great Lent as a Couple
Preparing for the Feast
Preparation for the Sacrament of Holy Unction