• The Clergy Family Life: Q&A with Rev. Fr. Conan Gill

    Religious Education

    March 11, 2019

    Rev. Fr. Conan Gill answers questions about juggling parish responsibilities while raising five children with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read More

  • From Expectations to Mutual Love: The Relationship of the Clergy and Parish Family

    Religious Education

    March 5, 2019

    Both clergy and laity have expectations of one another. Some are holy and right; others are unrealistic and misguided. Unfortunately, many remain unspoken until conflict arises, sapping energy and life from the parish family. Rather than reacting to conflict arising from unmet expectations clergy and their families and parish families have of one another, let us consider an alternative path, one of open and honest dialogue about expectations that will bear the fruit of mutual understanding and trust. Read More

  • Marketing Jesus: Sharing the Good News in a Digital Age

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 28, 2018

    Marketing is a standard practice in today’s business world but is often an afterthought within the Church. Our Church is certainly more than a business, but there are ways in which we operate that require business techniques every day (accounting, fundraising, leadership and more). Read More

  • Athenagoras: Ecumenical Patriarch (1948–1972)

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 28, 2018

    On November 1, 1948, Athenagoras (Spyrou), then Archbishop of North and South America, was elected Ecumenical Patriarch. Read More

  • Listening, Learning and Slowing Down: An Interview with Dr. Mary Hess

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 28, 2018

    The first thing we need to do is learn where our communities are communicating and then be present there and listen. It might be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram or any number of places. Long before you try to speak in these media, you should be listening in them, which will also help you learn how they work. Read More

  • Navigating Youth Engagement in Digital Media

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 27, 2018

    The first step and key to understanding the youth generations begins with understanding digital media as a meeting place and community for Orthodox individuals and youth from all over the world. Read More

  • Toward Thoughtfully Critiquing and Creating Digital Media

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 27, 2018

    There’s a meme that attributes the quote, “Don’t believe everything you read online,” to Abraham Lincoln. This is a funny reminder that we should bring careful critical thinking skills to any online search. And as we use electronic media to learn more about our Orthodox Christian Faith, these same skills are also very important. Read More

  • Details for 2019 National Oratorical Festival Announced

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    December 18, 2018

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  • 2018 Professional Development Seminar Of The Direct Archdiocesan District

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    November 6, 2018

    Υπό την αιγίδα του Σεβασμιωτάτου Αρχιεπισκόπου Γέροντος Αμερικής κ.κ. Δημητρίου έλαβε χώρα η ετήσια Ημερίδα Επιμόρφωσης Εκπαιδευτικών την Τρίτη 6 Νοεμβρίου 2018, στο Ελληνοαμερικανικό Λύκειο Αγίου Δημητρίου στην Αστόρια. Read More

  • The Future of Youth Safety

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    July 10, 2018

    We're ready to take the next step in Youth Safety. Watch the video to learn more. Read More

  • Landmark Survey: Women's Ministry, Service and Leadership


    February 9, 2018

    How and why do women rise to high levels of service in the Church? Is a seminary education necessary, useful or problematic for women who want to serve? How do women’s paid and volunteer careers intersect? Read More

  • Mystery and Meaning in Unanswered Questions

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    January 18, 2018

    Recognition of suffering requires vulnerability, often accompanied by unanswerable questions. Anyone who has been present with a child in a time of loss has heard these difficult questions. As parents, grandparents, youth workers, teachers, clergy, aunts and uncles, etc., we need to invite these questions. Read More

  • 2017 Byzantine Christmas Concert in Honor of Archbishop Demetrios

    Musicians: Choirs and Chanters

    December 12, 2017

    A Byzantine Christmas Concert Honoring Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, Celebrating his 50 Years as a Bishop at Merkin Concert Hall, NYC on December 2, 2017. Performers included the Archdiocesan Women's Byzantine Choir of St. Kassiani, the Archdiocesan Youth Choir, and the Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir. Read More

  • Professional Development Seminar 2017

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    October 13, 2017

    The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will present its annual Staff Development Seminar on November 7, 2017. Read More

  • Family Ministry Conference : The Orthodox Family in a Changing World

    Center for Family Care

    September 10, 2017

    The Center for Family Care is hosting a conference titled "The Orthodox Family in a Changing World." The conference will be held September 20-23, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. More details coming soon. Read More

  • Important Ministry Help for Church Workers & Parents | The Y2AM Ministry Plan


    August 1, 2017

    Do you feel like you're spinning your wheels as a youth or young adult ministry worker? Are you a parent who wants to bring your kids closer to Christ? The Y2AM Ministry Plan can help you create Christ-centered, Kingdom-oriented ministry in your home or community. Read More

  • Clergy Couple Care

    Center for Family Care

    July 10, 2017

    Clergy Couple Care (CCC) is a ministry of the Center for Family Care, which serves clergy and seminarian couples by providing them with resources that cultivate healthy, holy self-care and vibrant marriages grounded and growing in Christ and thriving in the midst of the ongoing challenges of parish life. Read More

  • You are a Royal Priesthood (feat. Fr. Stephen Freeman)

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    January 26, 2017

    As Christians, we're all priests of creation. We're all called to live liturgically: to offer ourselves, each other, and all our lives to Christ our God. Read More

  • What Vestments Reveal About our Relationship with God

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    January 19, 2017

    Vestments are more than decorations: they reveal something important about our relationship with God and the role of our clergy. Read More

  • Staff Development Seminar 2016

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    December 19, 2016

    The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America presents its annual Staff Development Seminar on November 8, 2016. The Seminar aims at offering in-service training to teachers who serve in the Greek-American Day schools and the Greek afternoon/Saturday schools of the Direct Archdiocesan District. It is held annually under the auspices of H.E. Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America. Read More