Ways to Take Advantage of Giving Tuesday

Ways to Take Advantage of Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday With the holidays on the horizon, it’s a busy season for churches. Your leadership and staff are planning for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and 2017 pledge and giving campaigns. However, another charitable movement you may want to plan for is Giving Tuesday, which is November 29, 2016. Giving Tuesday is...

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Award Winning Internet Ministries

Award Winning Internet Ministries

GOA Department of Internet Ministries In this video, Theo Nicolakis, Chief Information Officer for the Department of Internet Ministries, talks about the great products and services of the Department of Internet Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Department of Internet Ministries is responsible for identifying, leveraging, and...

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Georgetown OCF Honors Fr. Constantine White

Georgetown OCF Honors Fr. Constantine White

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Georgetown University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) chapter held a Great Vespers service as the University honored Fr. Constantine White for thirty years of pastoral leadership and devoted service to the Orthodox Christian Chaplaincy and the Georgetown University community.   The Great Vespers service, for the...

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 Let light shine out of darkness

 Let light shine out of darkness

Listen to the Daily Reading for November 11, 2016, St. Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 4:6-15 Brethren, it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the...

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Webquest: A Journey to Ancient Crete

Webquest: A Journey to Ancient Crete

INTRODUCTION As you are preparing your Science project for your school’s next Learning Fair, you receive in the mail an invitation to visit the palace of King Minos (Μίνως) in Ancient Crete. You know well that the Minoan civilization was destroyed more than 3,000 years ago, but the invitation is...

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Plan of Action, Part II

Plan of Action, Part II

Implementing the Plan  Teach that Stewardship is a spiritual expression of faith. Develop a culture of a Parish that emulates the kingdom of God overflowing with joy, peace and love and a welcoming environment. Complete strategic planning and clarify your Parish’s mission & vision Form a common vision for Stewardship...

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The Church is a Hospital!

The Church is a Hospital!

Have you ever been to a hospital? Well, probably you have, as a newborn baby. But maybe you broke your arm or maybe you were sick another time. When you’re very sick and need help, you know that the hospital is the best place for you. Today we hear in...

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Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.  I Thessalonians 5:11   Good morning Prayer Team! As we wind down this unit on encouragement, let’s go back to the very beginning of our discussion.  It began with one verse from I...

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