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.

The Children’s Word: Christ is risen!

Have you ever read a really great book…and then read a sequel to it, too? It’s wonderful when the story continues! Today, we say, “Christ is…

Apr 27, 2016

The Children’s Word: It’s hard to be humble!

If you ask them, your parents or grandparents might know a song about being humble. It goes, “Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect…

Apr 20, 2016

The Children’s Word: When God says “no”

You’ve asked your parents for things, haven’t you? A snack, some water, some new shoes, permission to go to a friend’s house. You ask for things…

Apr 13, 2016

The Children’s Word: Making progress!

If you are in school, you might have gotten something called a “progress report.” Your teacher shows your parents how well you are doing in math or…

Apr 06, 2016

The Children’s Word: Our Lord on the Cross

Just two days ago, you might have heard about April Fools’ Day. That’s the day people play jokes on other people. They try to make the other feel silly…

Mar 30, 2016

The Children’s Word: A True Friend

What’s the best thing you ever did for a friend? Today, we hear a Gospel reading about four men who did the best thing any of us could do—they helped…

Mar 23, 2016

The Children’s Word: What’s a real disciple?

You’ve probably watched a sports game before, haven’t you? How about a play or a ballet or a concert? It’s fun watching those things, but have you…

Mar 16, 2016

The Children’s Word: A Happy Lent

Have you ever done something nice for a friend? Well, of course you have! Maybe you picked out a present for him or her, or sent a card, or helped your…

Mar 09, 2016

The Children’s Word: Can you find Christ?

You have probably looked at “I-Spy” books, or maybe “Where’s Waldo,” haven’t you? You stare at a page with all kinds of pictures, and then…

Mar 02, 2016

The Children’s Word: The biggest party

What is the greatest party you’ve ever been to? Was it a wedding or a birthday party or even a New Year’s Eve party? Maybe you had lots of music and…

Feb 24, 2016

The Children’s Word: Be proud?

Has anybody ever told you to “be proud”? Sometimes people tell us to be proud of something we have or something we’ve done. When you win a medal…

Feb 17, 2016

The Children’s Word: Jesus is for everybody!

Are you a member of a club?  Clubs are for people who share some kind of interest. If you’re on a sports team or in scouts or a chess club or dance…

Feb 10, 2016