Finding a Patron Saint for John

Finding a Patron Saint for John

Recently we were invited to Baby John’s baptism and I was planning to gift an icon of Epiphany.  We always gift an icon of Epiphany for baptisms, if we can.  It’s the icon of St. John the Forerunner and Baptist, baptizing Jesus. I started to wonder if he was being...

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Please Support National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon

Please Support National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon

Inspired by the National Philoptochos Society, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization to preserve the sanctity of life and family and to perpetuate and promote our Orthodox Christian faith and traditions.  Please join us in raising awareness for their...

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IOCC Responds to Flooding by Hurricane Joaquin

IOCC Responds to Flooding by Hurricane Joaquin

News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IOCC RESPONDS TO FLOOD RAVAGED COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND BAHAMAS  October 6, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) — While the...

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Young Adult Blog Post – My Spiritual Father – A Love Story

Young Adult Blog Post – My Spiritual Father – A Love Story

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – My Spiritual Father – A Love Story “It’s hard...

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Praying for Our Enemies

Praying for Our Enemies

This is good, and it is acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. I Timothy 2:3-5 Good morning Prayer Team! What about when I can’t forgive? There is a poem called “A Reason,...

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Growing Strong Roots

Growing Strong Roots

The Children’s Word bulletin was created so children will know they are not only welcome in church, but even more, an essential part of the Church family. This week’s edition: Growing Strong Roots Have you ever looked at a tree, after it has fallen down? Sometimes we forget how deep the...

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Learn About Judas Iscariot – The Art of Belief

Learn About Judas Iscariot – The Art of Belief

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Learn about the Judas...

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