The Children’s Word

The Children’s Word is a weekly Sunday bulletin for Orthodox Christian young people. Each issue includes a message on the Sunday Gospel lesson and on one of the saints for the week. You’ll also find a coloring page and other activities. It is designed for an 8.5 x 14 page, and it can be downloaded and printed.

I must stay at your house today!

Have you ever had an unexpected visitor at your house? Maybe somebody called your parents and said, “I’m coming over!” All of a sudden, everybody…

Jan 17, 2018

The Same Story

Have you ever gotten some advice from one person…but then you heard it from another person too? Maybe your parents told you one thing, and then your…

Jan 10, 2018

The Holy Spirit gives life!

Did you ever get a toy for a present…but you didn’t have batteries for it? What happened? It didn’t work, did it? Your toy needed something to…

Jan 04, 2018

The best message

Have you ever gotten a message? A letter, a phone call, an email, a text message? Was it a good message, or was it something you didn’t want to hear?…

Dec 27, 2017

Joy to the world!

Angels. Shepherds. Wise men. Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus. Even as the littlest kid, you knew the story. But you know lots of stories, don’t you? What’s…

Dec 20, 2017

A full house

Do you have any friends or relatives who live far away from you? Do you visit sometimes or talk on the phone? Maybe you wish they lived closer to you so…

Dec 13, 2017

Playing dress-up

Have you ever played dress-up? Did you dress up as a princess? A firefighter? A train conductor? Sometimes it’s fun to pretend you are something you…

Dec 06, 2017

Be quiet?

Has anybody ever told you to be quiet? If you were a little too loud at home, your parents probably told you to keep it down. It’s hard to keep quiet…

Nov 29, 2017

Following the map

Did you ever get really lost? Maybe you were even riding around with your parents, and you couldn’t find where you wanted to go. It helps to have some…

Nov 22, 2017

Joined together in Christ

Have you ever watched your priest or deacon use his censer? Do you watch where he censes? He censes the altar, and he blesses the holy things. He censes…

Nov 15, 2017

Who are our neighbors?

What’s the first Bible story you ever heard? Maybe it was the parable of the Good Samaritan. Do you remember the story? A man was on a trip, and some…

Nov 08, 2017

Lazarus…and the rich man

Can you think about a relative or family friend who has died? Do you remember the good things that person did, or the happy times you had together? Maybe…

Nov 01, 2017