He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me

He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me

Listen to the Daily Reading for September 10, 2016, Saturday before Holy Cross St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 2:6-9 BRETHREN, among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass...

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OCMC Announces Board of Directors

OCMC Announces Board of Directors

The Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) is happy to announce the newest officers on the OCMC Board of Directors. The President is Mr. John N. Colis from Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, Illinois. The Vice President is Dr. Gayle Woloschak from Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church...

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Help Rebuild Ionian Village

Help Rebuild Ionian Village

NEW YORK – Following the initial news of destruction at the Ionian Village Camp facilities, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces today with sadness, that in the early morning of Thursday, September 8th, the campus of the Ionian Village Camping Program in Vartholomio, Greece, sustained massive damage from fierce...

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ISOCM SYMPOSIUM: “ORTHODOX LITURGICAL MUSIC: FINDING BEAUTY AND PRAYER IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD”

ISOCM SYMPOSIUM: “ORTHODOX LITURGICAL MUSIC: FINDING BEAUTY AND PRAYER IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD”

The International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM), headed by Archpriest Ivan Moody, held a symposium entitled “Orthodox Liturgical Music: Finding Beauty and Prayer in the English-Speaking World” from June 22-26, 2016, hosted by St. Mary OCA Cathedral in Minneapolis, MN. The symposium was attended by 143 participants from around...

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The Parish Stewardship Program: An Overview, Part III

The Parish Stewardship Program: An Overview, Part III

MAIL ALONE IS NOT EFFECTIVE STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY Mailed communication should be considered only a small component of a comprehensive and effective parish stewardship ministry. In a parish where stewardship is soundly established and understood, a mail-only stewardship campaign is likely to only maintain current giving levels, and does not adequately...

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Fr. John Behr Appointed to Metropolitan Kallistos Chair at Vrije Universiteit

Fr. John Behr Appointed to Metropolitan Kallistos Chair at Vrije Universiteit

(Amsterdam)- The Amsterdam Center for Orthodox Theology (ACOT) has announced that the Executive Board of Vrije Universiteit (VU) on September 1, 2016, appointed the Very Reverend Dr. John Behr,  dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) and professor of Patristics, to its newly established Metropolitan Kallistos Chair of Orthodox...

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Are we ready for our cross? Είμαστε έτοιμοι

Are we ready for our cross? Είμαστε έτοιμοι

Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: The Holy Cross of Christ Είμαστε έτοιμοι Πλησιάζει η μεγάλη γιορτή του Σταυρού....

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Project Mexico Announces New Executive Director

Project Mexico Announces New Executive Director

Earlier this week, Project Mexico announced the appointment of James P. “JP” Andrews to the position of Executive Director. “JP, an attorney from Denver, has a wide variety of experience that will lend itself to leading our ministry. He has non-profit experience, launching and leading a foundation (SICA) that financially...

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Fellowship with Others—Ministries and Small Groups

Fellowship with Others—Ministries and Small Groups

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.  Hebrews 10: 24-25   Good morning Prayer...

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