Learning resources available at OCN draw on the wealth of Orthodox Christian teaching and the wonderful creative people who bring this treasure to schools and families around the country. We’ll be sharing special activities for fasts and feast days, ideas for church school and youth groups, and home school resources. Visit often to find new posts.

National Philoptochos Louisiana Floods Relief Fund

September 1, 2016 Dear National Board Members, Metropolis Presidents and Boards, Chapter Presidents and Stewards of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos…

Sep 07, 2016

Orthodox Community Action Teams Assist in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

More than 40,000 homes have been damaged after powerful floods swept across much of Baton Rouge last month.  The race to clean homes before mold and other…

Sep 07, 2016

OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

On August 2, 2016, the Rapuni 3 & 4 Hydro Power Station was opened in Elbasan, Albania. The power station is an initiative led by His Beatitude Archbishop…

Aug 30, 2016

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to Hold Fundraiser for St. Nicholas National Shrine

On September 11, 2016, from 11:30 am to 6 pm St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Rocky River, Ohio, is holding a drive-thru Gyros and Loukoumades sale…

Aug 26, 2016

The Church Is Growing in Kenya

His Grace Bishop Neophytos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya has been traveling throughout his diocese to teach and reach his people. Recently on his FACEBOOK page,…

Aug 26, 2016

OCMC News – Answering the Silent Cry: Dr. Bill Black, Missionary Serving in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya is home to more than 3 million people and has a vibrant atmosphere where the Orthodox Church is growing. Located in Nairobi is the Makarios…

Aug 24, 2016

IOCC Still Responding to Syrian Families in Aleppo

August 24, 2016 (Baltimore, MD) Two million people in Aleppo, Syria, have no access to running water after intensified fighting in the city damaged electrical…

Aug 24, 2016

National Missions & Evangelism Conference

If you feel a responsibility to our Lord’s words, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father,…

Aug 20, 2016

Celebrating Mary, Orthodox Conference

Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary to host Orthodox Education Day Saturday, October 1, 2017. YONKERS, NY  Throughout the history of the…

Aug 20, 2016

2017 Orthodox Youth and Camp Workers Conference

Whether you are returning from a fantastic camp experience or beginning your parish youth ministries, you can’t help but admit that there is something…

Aug 19, 2016

Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery, Rives Junction, Michigan

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore….

Aug 17, 2016

A New Pan Orthodox Ministry for Young Adults

The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to announce a new partnership with Pan Orthodox United. Working together they hope to connect and inspire young…

Aug 17, 2016