IOCC Fundraiser Features Byzantine Music

IOCC Fundraiser Features Byzantine Music

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is hosting “An Evening of Byzantine Chant” on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Enjoy the timeless cadences of the Eastern Church performed by leading cantors.  A wine reception will follow – all are welcome! OCN will be there as official...

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“See that you fulfill the ministry which you have received in the Lord.”

“See that you fulfill the ministry which you have received in the Lord.”

Listen to the Daily Reading for October 18, 2016, Luke the Evangelist St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians 4:5-11, 14-18 BRETHREN, conduct yourselves wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to...

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OCMC News – Support a Mission Priest this October

OCMC News – Support a Mission Priest this October

In the remote region of Turkana, Kenya, Fr. Zechariah shepherds the Church faithfully. He is one of the few priests that serve the Turkana region, and Orthodoxy is steadily growing. Having a priest like Fr. Zechariah preaching the Gospel amongst his own people is one of the greatest ways to...

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Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part III

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part III

Keep the ideas of Stewardship in Front of the People Stewardship brochures from past years going back to 2010 are available upon request from the Department. This is an excellent way to continue to educate and inspire parish members in the principles of stewardship. Parish Management Software Many parishes utilize...

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Get a Win Today!

Get a Win Today!

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Jesus said “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself.  Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for today.”  Matthew 6:34   Good morning Prayer Team! Sometimes even the best sports teams go on a losing streak.  A major league baseball...

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If We Only Knew the Gift of God

If We Only Knew the Gift of God

So He came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.  Jacob’s well was there, and so Jesus, wearied as He was with His journey, sat down beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.  There came a woman of...

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Please Respond to This One

Please Respond to This One

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” John 20:19   Good morning Prayer Team!   Peace be with...

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Our Relationship with God: The Foundation of Our Relationship with Our Fellows

Our Relationship with God: The Foundation of Our Relationship with Our Fellows

Very Rev. Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) In the life of man, there are two periods which are of the greatest significance. The first is youth, during which he will lay solid foundations for all his life and redeem his time with the wealth of eternity. The second is old age, when...

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