4 Things Leslie Knope Taught Me About Church Work

Working in the Church isn't easy. Neither is working in Pawnee. Here are 4 things I Steve learned from Leslie Knope. Read More

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Policies for the Safety of Children and Youth are Being Implemented Throughout the Archdiocese and in Every Metropolis

The implementation and enforcement of the Policies for the Safety of Children and Youth take another step forward towards the goal of ensuring that every ministry and event is physically, emotionally, and spiritually safe and healthy for the children of all Greek Orthodox Churches in America. More »

Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at the Grand Banquet of the Young Adult League Conference

It is truly encouraging to see all of you, coming together here in California, out of your love for Christ and His Church. You have expended time and resources to be here. Some of you have given up vacation days; others must go directly from this weekend to the start of the new school year. You have all made an effort and a sacrifice for the sake of your faith. May the Lord accept this offering in His Kingdom and reward you richly! And I personally express my gratitude for making your life in Christ a priority. More »

Navigating Youth Engagement in Digital Media

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. More »

Healthy Fasting: A Practice for All Ages

This webinar connects the physical and spiritual elements of fasting for contemporary life by appealing to what the Church has always understood—our physical fast supports godly thoughts, words, and actions. More »

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age (Book Review)

In Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, Turkle starts with the premise that face-to-face conversation creates the capacity for empathy, which is what bonds us as people and as communities. She points out that studies have shown a decrease in empathy in people today. More »

Patron Saint and Prayer for Young Adults

Saint Stephen is the patron saint of Young Adult Ministry in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. His total commitment to Jesus Christ shines as an example, guiding the ministry. St. Stephen was one of the first Deacons ordained in the church. At a young age, he actively preached the Gospel...