Blessings Beyond Bars

Blessings Beyond Bars

The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) has recently launched its first Lenten Youth Project, Blessings Beyond Bars, which engages children and young adults to learn about prison ministry. OCPM provides an interactive lesson plan, hands-on craft activity and fundraising ideas for youth. The lesson plan can be done with youth...

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It Takes a Pan-Orthodox Village

It Takes a Pan-Orthodox Village

I grew up with the notion that it could take just one parish to keep me in the faith. I was raised in a humble Greek Orthodox Church in Southern California. My weeks were like clockwork in the church. Sundays were for worship, Mondays for Greek dance, and Fridays for...

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