Share the Light Sunday
Do you benefit from OCN’s ministry? Do you believe in creating a powerful media outreach for Orthodox Christianity?
Become an OCN Parish today!
OCN Sunday, January 21st we begin our Share the Light Sunday Campaign for 2018. You and your parish can support OCN in a number of ways:
- Add OCN Ministry Missions into your bulletin. OCN PARISH RESOURCES
- Host a table at coffee hour after church and designate someone in your parish/ministry to speak about OCN.
- Request OCN Representative to speak at your parish.
- Sign up Orthodox Christian Network Weekly Newsletter.
- Pass a tray on a Sunday morning for OCN Media Ministry Missions.
- Bring your church services/ministries LIVE for Orthodox Christians worldwide.
- Add us to your church website under “Orthodox Links”! Once you have sent in your collection, we will send you a special banner ad for your church website. OCN PARISH RESOURCES
- Host a dinner for friends from your Parish to share how OCN has impacted your faith.
- Add OCN Logo to your website on your parish/ministry website.
When leading your parish’s effort for Share the Light Sunday, we invite you to make use of the additional materials below to help you in raising awareness about the mission, vision, and programming of the Orthodox Christian Network. Also, contact our office at 954-522-5567 for more information on how to get involved.
The Orthodox Christian Network is a commissioned agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Our mission is to comfort, inspire, and inform Orthodox Christians and seekers around the world using digital media. OCN is not underwritten financially by any one organization, jurisdiction, or individual. Rather, OCN is supported entirely by parish and personal donations. Please remember OCN in your parish’s charitable giving. The Orthodox Christian Network is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
Share the Light Sunday Encyclical – 2018
Dear Blessed Faithful:
We greet you during this great and joyous Feast of Theophany in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Did you know that over 50% of millennial Christians are searching for spiritual content online, including videos? And that 70% of millennial Christians read scriptures online? With church attendance on the decline and so many searching online, now more than ever it is imperative that we use today’s digital toolbox to bring the Orthodox Faith to the Fingertips of all those walking in their Orthodoxy. Partner with us in our mission is to reach people with the love of Orthodoxy in a personal and impactful way.
OCN is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. During OCN’s Share the Light Sunday, January 21st, the Assembly asks EVERY Orthodox parish in America to participate in our mission. MyOCN is YourOCN! Please join us in speaking about Orthodox Christian Network at church, informing parishioners about OCN’s suite of mobile applications, passing a tray, and identifying an ambassador at your parish that can request brochures and answer questions at a coffee hour about OCN’s ministry.The missions and ministries of OCN are not possible without the financial support of Orthodox parishes. Please also consider joining us in our work of spreading the love of Orthodoxy by encouraging individual gifts from parishioners and adding the OCN to the Parish ministry budget.
With your support we can continue to produce and provide unlimited access to faith-inspiring programming, services and community. As a 100% donor supported ministry your help is vital to our work. Join with OCN now and contribute to strengthening the future of Orthodox evangelism and outreach in the Digital Age.
On behalf of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops, we thank you for your continued support of this vital ministry. Let us go forth and share the Good News.
Archbishop Peter, Liaison to the Assembly
Eleni Alexiou, Managing Director