• 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

  • What We Love Matters

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    December 19, 2016

    In the final episode of The Trench, Christian explores how what we love orients our way of being in the world and how what we love is shaped by what we do. Join Christian as he says goodbye to the series by asking, "What do we truly love?" Read More

  • Bringing Orthodoxy to America Panel Discussion

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Panel Discussion including His Grace Bishop Athanasius (Akunda), Father Evan Armatas, Father Theodore Dorrance, Father Barnabas Powell, and Father Luke Veronis. Bringing Orthodoxy to America: A National Missions and Evangelism Conference was held from October 3-5, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Read More

  • Utilizing Media to Make Disciples and Invite Guests - Father Barnabas Powell

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Fr. Barnabas Powell offers guidance and insight on utilizing the various media outlets available to their full potential in communication our message and bringing people to Orthodoxy at the 2016 Missions and Evangelism Conference - Bringing Orthodoxy to America. Read More

  • Removing Obstacles in Parish Growth and Leadership - Father Evan Armatas

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Father Evan speaks on the importance of removing barriers/obstacles to growth and offers a number of planning and evaluation tools for parish leadership and ministry at the 2016 Missions and Evangelism Conference - Bringing Orthodoxy to America. Read More

  • The Commission for Orthodox Missions and Evangelism / Planting Parishes - Father Theodore Dorrance

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Father Theodore outlines the process of planting the parish of Beaverton, Oregon and nurturing it to a full-fledged parish, supported 100% by stewardship, with a parochial school, large bookstore and vibrant ministries. From the 2016 Missions and Evangelism Conference - Bringing Orthodoxy to America Read More

  • Keynote: Bringing Orthodoxy to America - Father Luke Veronis

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Keynote Address by Fr. Luke Veronis at the 2016 Missions and Evangelism Conference - Bringing Orthodoxy to America. Read More

  • Opening Remarks on Missions and Evangelism - His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    November 7, 2016

    Introductory remarks and welcome by His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco to the 2016 Missions and Evangelism Conference - Bringing Orthodoxy to America. Read More

  • Stewards of the Gospel

    Church Leadership

    November 7, 2016

    As Orthodox Christians, we have been given a sacred trust. We have received the treasure of the Gospel – the Good News of Jesus Christ. With this sacred trust comes the great responsibility to share it. Read More

  • A Job Like No Other

    Center for Family Care

    September 1, 2016

    Imagine the following employment opportunity: The position calls for working six days a week; however, the company could expect you to work on your day off should a situation arise. The job also requires that you be on call for all customers at any time, day or night, and to be in the office the next day, on time, for established appointments. Read More

  • School Communication

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    August 30, 2016

    Encyclicals, forms, and other documents mailed to the Day & Afternoon Schools of the Direct Archdiocesan District Read More

  • Questions and Answers about the Youth Protection Manual

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    July 1, 2016

    If you’ve ever served at a summer camp, you should be familiar with the Youth Protection Manual, which provides the basic framework that keeps our kids safe in the camp and retreat setting. Over the past few months, the Y2AM Team (which is composed of our Archdiocesan staff as well as the staff of the District and Metropolis Youth and Young Adult Ministry Departments) has been working on developing new Policies for the Protection of Youth and Children. Read More

  • Preparing Our Youth for College Life

    Center for Family Care

    July 1, 2016

    “Six or seven out of ten young people will leave the church in college and never return.” This quote, or others like it, has been used by anxious youth workers and campus ministers for at least the past decade. For parents who want their kids to stay connected to the Church, this sounds terrifying, and it is. Read More

  • Five Great Resources for Youth and Young Adult Ministry

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    June 1, 2016

    Though parish programs may take a few months off, the summer is no time to pause our relationship with Christ. Here are five resources we can use, whether alone or with family and friends, to keep our minds and hearts on Christ. Read More

  • What Your Child Should Know

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    February 4, 2016

    This article helps answer the question “What should children know about their faith by the time they are ‘X’ years old?” Read More

  • "Living Our Orthodox Faith" Elementary Textbook Objectives

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    February 2, 2016

    Department of Religious Education Elementary School objects for Sunday Church School. Read More

  • Middle and High School Textbook Objectives

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    January 29, 2016

    Religious education resources for middle and high school. Read More

  • Religious Education Basics and Planning

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    January 25, 2016

    Religious Education resources for Teachers and Directors. Read More