Posts by Presvytera Alexandra Houck

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With one voice

Have you ever been in a big cafeteria—maybe at school or at a restaurant? Did you ever stop to listen to how noisy it is when everybody is talking at…

Jul 19, 2017
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Do…and teach

Can you think of something you’ve taught somebody else to do? Cook a dinner? Tie your shoes? Dribble the basketball behind your back? When you teach…

Jul 12, 2017
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On your lips and in your heart

Have you ever heard somebody say, “Say what you mean, and mean what you say!”? We want to be truthful about what we say, don’t we? In the epistle…

Jul 06, 2017
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Many will come! Orthodox Kids Printable

Have you ever had a birthday party and invited some of your friends? Who was on your list? Were they all from your class or sports team? Were they all…

Jun 28, 2017
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Protect your eyes! Orthodox Kids Printable

Do you wear sunglasses?  Sunglasses might make you look cool, but they help take care of our eyes too! Did you know the sun’s rays can cause all kinds…

Jun 21, 2017
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Being obedient

Do you know what it means to be obedient? You might think of a dog being obedient to its master. But have your parents ever asked you to be obedient to…

Jun 14, 2017
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What do people call you?

What do people call you? Do you have a nickname or a name people know you by? Our names are important—even the silly ones! In today’s epistle reading,…

Jun 07, 2017
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You have a job to do!

Did somebody ever give you a job to do, and then give you all the tools to do it? Maybe you had to wash the windows, and your mother gave you some paper…

May 31, 2017
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The Church is One

Have you ever tried to make a big decision all by yourself? Even little choices can be hard to make when you make them alone! Lots of times, it helps to…

May 24, 2017
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Healing with mud?

How many of Christ’s miracles can you list? In the Bible, we hear about many of the wonderful things that Christ did—things that nobody else could…

May 17, 2017
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He told me all that I ever did!

Have you ever broken something, by accident? Yes? What did you do then? Did you admit that you broke it—a toy, a fancy glass, something that belonged…

May 10, 2017
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Jesus Christ heals you!

Do you have a favorite saint?  Maybe you pray to one saint more than any other. Maybe it’s your own patron saint or any other one. You might ask this…

May 03, 2017