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.

Don’t be ashamed!

Can you think of something you were really embarrassed about? Maybe it was something that was actually no big deal, like dropping your lunch at school…

Sep 13, 2017

A new creation

Have you ever been really excited about getting something new? New clothes, a new toy, maybe some new school supplies this year. It’s fun to have something…

Sep 06, 2017

Do everything “in love”!

What would happen if you tried to make a cake…but only listened to part of the directions? Maybe you did everything perfectly: you beat the eggs,…

Aug 30, 2017

What’s the book about?

Have you ever had to tell somebody a summary of a book or a movie? “What’s the book about?” “What’s that movie about?” somebody might say….

Aug 24, 2017

“I’m sorry”— in words and actions

Have you ever said you were sorry for something…but you didn’t really mean it? Maybe you said it because your parents told you to. Or maybe you…

Aug 16, 2017

The easy life?

Wouldn’t it be great to spend your whole life relaxing, kicking back, eating good food, and enjoying the easy life? A happy, comfortable, pain-free…

Aug 09, 2017

Rise and have no fear

Have you ever been afraid of something… but you wanted to see it anyway? Maybe a movie with a scary part? Something in real life even? Today in the…

Aug 04, 2017

“All ate and were filled”

Have you heard a story of a miracle—a true story that happened even today? In the Bible, we hear lots of stories of Christ’s miracles. Today, we hear…

Jul 26, 2017

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

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

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

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