• Soak Up the Son - Week 8: God Rested

    Center for Family Care

    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! Read More

  • Soak up the Son - Week 3: The Sky

    Center for Family Care

    June 29, 2020

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

  • 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

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    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. Read More

  • 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

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 7

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 15, 2020

    Sunday of the Samaritan Woman - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 6

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 8, 2020

    Sunday of the Paralytic - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 5

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    May 1, 2020

    Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 4

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 24, 2020

    Sunday of St. Thomas - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Holy Week Zine

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 8, 2020

    Lesson plans from the : "Journey though Holy Week" Zine created by the Dept, of Religious Education. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 3

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    April 3, 2020

    Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 2

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    March 27, 2020

    Sunday of St. John Climacus - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home. Read More

  • Religious Ed at Home - Week 1

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    March 20, 2020

    Sunday of the Holy Cross - Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Read More

  • Religious Education at Home

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    March 19, 2020

    Weekly resources, activities, lessons, and crafts for Religious Education at home Read More

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

    Press Office

    September 5, 2019

    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. Read More

  • Captain America's Portrayal in Cinema: What's Wrong with Being a Boy Scout?

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    January 24, 2018

    Role models are hugely imprtant. Even in our Church, we place a strong emphasis on the spiritual father relationship, mentioned in St. Paul’s letters and cultivated heavily in the Orthodox monastic tradition, because we believe that there should be someone in our lives whom we can look up to as a mentor. Read More

  • Identifying Love with Christ: Holy Friday GOYA Retreat

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    April 8, 2017

    The following are lesson plans for a Holy Friday Retreat entitled "Identifying Love with Christ" geared towards GOYA age (Grades 7-12) children. Goals for the participants are two-fold: to learn that death is the enemy and the end of love, and the Cross is the defeat of Love's enemy; and to learn how to die to ourselves through admitting the truth of our realities. Read More

  • Identifying Love with Christ: Holy Friday JOY Retreat

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    April 8, 2017

    The following are lesson plans for a Holy Friday Retreat entitled "Identifying Love with Christ" geared towards JOY age (Grades 3-6) children. Goals for the participants are two-fold: to learn that God loves each of us; and to learn how to ask God for help. Read More