• Pension Plan Financial Statements and Reports

    Clergy

    February 8, 2024

    Downloadble PDFs of the Financial Statements and Reports of Independent Certified Public Accountants for the Pension Plan for Clergymen and Lay Employees of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

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  • Fall 2024 Lake Institute on Religious Fundraising of the Lilly School of Philanthropy

    Parish Council

    January 30, 2024

    Join us online this Fall 2024 along with Orthodox Christian Parish Leaders from across the country to grow in the ministry of religious fundraising. Earn the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising from the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University

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  • Great Lent and Holy Week Resources for Families

    Center for Family Care

    January 25, 2023

    Resources for families and parishes. Read More

  • Greek Education Professional Development Conference Day November 8, 2022

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    November 7, 2022

    Greek Education Department Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Professional Development Conference Day November 8, 2022 Read More

  • Preparing Our Youth for College Life

    Center for Family Care

    July 25, 2022

    “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

  • SUTS Walking with God: Week One

    Families

    May 8, 2022

    It's time to get up and get out! The weather is pleasant and God's beautiful world is calling you, just blossoming with lessons to teach you about its Creator. In the first week of Soak Up the Son, God is inviting us to explore the land, "to walk in (it) through its length and its width."

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  • Parish Leadership Series Episode 2 featuring Joseph Kormos

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    February 9, 2022

    Episode 2 with Joseph Kormos. "Parish Leadership" is a series of 1-hour presentations on various aspects of parish leadership. Read More

  • Hymn-Singing for Young People

    National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians

    December 20, 2021

    A collection of sites which offer listening and singing experiences with Greek Orthodox hymns especially for youth. Compiled for use at home, Church School, and during youth activities by the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians. Read More

  • 2021 Seminar: Resilient Teachers and Leaders: Challenging the Status Quo with Dr. Salome Thomas-EL

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    October 26, 2021

    The DAD Education Office in collaboration with Brienza's Academic Advantage (NYC certified professional development vendor) is organizing the Annual Professional Development Seminar scheduled for November 2nd, election day. It is being held virtual this year. Read More

  • Parish Leadership Series Episode 1 featuring Fr. Theodore Dorrance

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    May 28, 2021

    Episode 1 of the Parish Leadership Series features Fr. Theodore Dorrance. "Parish Leadership" is a series of 1-hour presentations on various aspects of parish leadership. Each 1-hour talk is offered with natural 15-minute sections to permit parish councils and ministry leaders to watch all or part of each video as time allows. Read More

  • Parish Leadership Series at HCHC

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    May 27, 2021

    Welcome to the Parish Leadership Series at HCHC, a series of 1-hour presentations on various aspects of parish leadership. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 1

    Families

    May 10, 2021

    It's time once again to Soak Up the Son! Join us this summer as we focus on our calling to "Go Forth" as apostles in the world. This isn’t an invitation for a select few; we are all called to share the light of Christ and this summer we will explore how we can do that.

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  • “Crown them with glory and honor.” Marriage in the Orthodox Church

    Outreach and Evangelism Ministries

    April 15, 2021

    One of the sacraments of the Orthodox Church, the Marriage Service is rich with biblical imagery, prayer, and symbol. Because the ceremony is attended by Orthodox and non-Orthodox who may not be aware of the significance of the actions, this text has been prepared. It can be used as the basis for a program booklet distributed at the ceremony. There are a few spots for customization, such as including the names of the bride and the groom. The text can be edited easily to fit the program. Other possible additions to a program include the names of the bridal party, the family members, the clergy celebrating the ceremony, locations of receptions, and a personal note from the couple. Read More

  • Christmas Hope

    Center for Family Care

    December 8, 2020

    Fellow pilgrim of life, do not lose heart if you are missing and longing for family to celebrate life with. Just follow His Star, and you will find a Holy Family. Do not give up if you get sidetracked and become isolated, for deep within you something is telling your soul that there is a Light and a love waiting to be embraced and nurtured. Read More

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

    College Students / OCF

    November 2, 2020

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

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

    College Students / OCF

    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?

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  • 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

  • Clergy Family Initiative

    Clergy

    September 4, 2020

    In 2016, the Clergy Family 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.

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  • 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

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