• SUTS Walking with God: Week Two


    May 13, 2023

    This week on Soak Up the Son we learn about how the Lord is our shepherd and the significance of the rod and staff! Join us as we walk with God!

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  • SUTS Walking with God: Week Three


    May 12, 2023

    What does a joyful shout sound like to you? Is it a whoop! or a yay! or a loud laugh? This week on Soak Up the Son we talk about Psalm 88 and how we are called to walk in the light of the Lord's face with joyful noise.

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  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 2

    (2019 - ) Archbishop Elpidophoros

    May 9, 2023

    It's time to Soak Up the Son! This week we learn all about St. Macrina the Elder and her legacy of saints.

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  • Webinar: Wonderfully Made

    Center for Family Care

    August 11, 2022

    We are created in the image of God, "fearfully and wonderfully" made by our Creator, yet most of us fail to appreciate the complexities of our bodies and how miraculously they operate. This discussion focuses on the wonder of our bodies, how disabilities lead to other abilities, and what we can do to fulfill our unique potential even with illnesses and disabilities. Read More

  • SUTS Walking with God: Week Four


    May 16, 2022

    This week we learn about the Israelites and the Ten Commandments and how they trusted that God was guiding them to a better life after their exodus from Egypt even when it was inconvenient, they were tired, or it didn’t make sense to them at the time.

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  • SUTS Walking with God: Week Five


    May 12, 2022

    What happens when we disobey and know we have done something wrong? Join us this week as we learn what to do and what not to do after we make a mistake using Adam and Eve as an example!

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  • 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

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 1


    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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  • 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

  • What is Love?

    Center for Family Care

    November 17, 2020

    “I love your new SUV!” “I love this restaurant!” “I love that movie’s soundtrack.” Countless times, I have expressed these types of sentiments. Perhaps in my eagerness to describe a sincere appreciation for things, I casually say I love them. As innocent as this may appear, I begin to suspect that the careless and repeated misapplication of a word tends to dull its rich meaning. 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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  • Why Those Who Mourn Are Blessed

    Center for Family Care

    October 12, 2020

    This beatitude always perplexed me. If you’re sad about something you would expect to be comforted but why are those who mourn blessed? Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Week 8: God Rested


    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!

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  • Soak up the Son - Week 3: The Sky


    June 29, 2020

    Welcome back to Soak Up the Son! This week are talking about what happened when God created the sky!

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  • 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

  • Be the Bee #145 | Dear Class of 2020 (w/ Christina Andresen)

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    June 16, 2020

    Graduation ceremonies across the country have been cancelled. The Church is here to honor you! But we're not simply honoring your grades or extracurriculars. Steve is joined by Christina Andresen (Director of Ministries for Orthodox Christian Fellowship) to explore how Pentecost can shape our graduation celebration. 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

  • Be the Bee #144 | Staying Healthy During Coronavirus

    (2019 - ) Archbishop Elpidophoros

    May 25, 2020

    Feeling scared to go back to school or work? What about Church? This has been a crazy time for us all. So Steve and Christian are back to share four keys to staying healthy during the coronavirus pandemic (and as public place begin to reopen). They even made a companion journal to the episode. The journal offers guided questions to help you stay healthy: mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

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  • 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