• Be the Bee #155 | How Should Orthodox Christians Preach the Gospel?

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    November 2, 2020

    Orthodox Christianity is perhaps the best-kept secret in America. Why? And how can we help share the Good News? Read More

  • Be the Bee #154 | Why People Stop Being Christians (and What We Can Do About It)

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    October 20, 2020

    Adults fear that young people will grow up and stop being Christians. But no one ever fears that a kid will stop rooting for their favorite sports team. Why? Read More

  • Covid-19 Parish Recovery Initiative

    Church Leadership

    October 13, 2020

    His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has launched the “COVID-19 Parish Recovery Initiative” to provide struggling parishes with monetary support to enhance revenue opportunities, technical assistance from the Archdiocese and other affiliated organizations, as well as developmental and educational support. Read More

  • Youth Safety Compliance Presentation from Clergy-Laity 2020

    Ministry Leaders

    September 14, 2020

    Download the slides from the Youth Safety Compliance Presentation from Clergy-Laity 2020 Read More

  • About the Clergy Initiative

    Benefits Office

    September 4, 2020

    In 2016, the Clergy Initiative, a Ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, received a three-year, $1,000,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment, the National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders, to create research-based programing to raise awareness in our Archdiocese regarding the unique challenges our Clergy and their families face and also provide need-based financial grants to our Clergy. Read More

  • National Missions & Evangelism Conference 2020

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    August 11, 2020

    The following videos were recorded at the National Missions & Evangelism Conference Feb. 3-5, 2020 in Columbus, OH at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Presenters offered spoke under the guiding theme of 'Leading Change Toward A Healthier Parish.' What is a healthy parish? How do we evaluate where our parish is today? What changes do we make? What type of leadership is necessary to enact change? These questions are explored and answered by a group of distinguished presenters. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Week 8: God Rested

    Center for Family Care

    August 3, 2020

    It's time to Soak Up the Son for the last time this summer! This week we learn about what happened when God rested after the creation! Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Week 7: Animals & Humans

    Center for Family Care

    July 27, 2020

    It's time to Soak Up the Son! This week we are learning about how God created all the animals and the first human beings! Read More

  • The Twelve Great Feasts, Vol. I: Traveling on the Ark of Salvation: Feasts of the Theotokos

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    June 26, 2020

    Downloads and tips for adapting our VCS program to be done virtually Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home: Summer Edition

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 29, 2020

    The Department of Religious Education has compiled resources, guides and tips to continue learning about the Faith throughout the Summer Read More

  • Webinar: Keep the Summer Connection Active!

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    May 26, 2020

    A Webinar from May 20, 2020 covering Tips & Strategies for honoring graduates and holding virtual summer faith-building programs, presented by Angeliki Constantine, Educational Ministry Specialist, Dept. of Religious Education; and Natalia Tzobanaki and Despina Lachanaris, Creators of OrthodoxPebbles.com. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 8

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 22, 2020

    Sunday of the Blind Man - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 7

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 15, 2020

    Sunday of the Samaritan Woman - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 6

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 8, 2020

    Sunday of the Paralytic - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 5

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 1, 2020

    Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 4

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 24, 2020

    Sunday of St. Thomas - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Holy Week Zine

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 8, 2020

    Lesson plans from the : "Journey though Holy Week" Zine created by the Dept, of Religious Education. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 3

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 3, 2020

    Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • COVID-19 Digital Toolkit for Parishes

    Clergy

    March 28, 2020

    A series of digital toolkits to aid parishes during the COVID19 crisis. This toolkit includes: 1) Online Giving: A COVID-19 toolkit for parishes; 2) How to add online donations to your web site with PayPal: A step-by step guide; 3) Facebook Digital Toolkit for Faith Communities, which outlines live broadcasting, donations, and more tools Facebook offers for Churches. Read More

  • Address of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to the Archdiocese Presbyters Council Virtual Town Hall

    Archdiocese Presbyters Council

    March 28, 2020

    I greet each and every one of you in the love of Christ and with my deep appreciation for all that you are doing for the Faithful during this global pandemic. We have all been caught off guard and I know that you are all doing your best to keep your vital ministries going in every way possible. Read More