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.

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

Protect your eyes! Orthodox Kids Printable

Do you wear sunglasses?  Sunglasses might make you look cool, but they help take care of our eyes too! Did you know the sun’s rays can cause all kinds…

Jun 21, 2017

Being obedient

Do you know what it means to be obedient? You might think of a dog being obedient to its master. But have your parents ever asked you to be obedient to…

Jun 14, 2017

What do people call you?

What do people call you? Do you have a nickname or a name people know you by? Our names are important—even the silly ones! In today’s epistle reading,…

Jun 07, 2017

You have a job to do!

Did somebody ever give you a job to do, and then give you all the tools to do it? Maybe you had to wash the windows, and your mother gave you some paper…

May 31, 2017

The Church is One

Have you ever tried to make a big decision all by yourself? Even little choices can be hard to make when you make them alone! Lots of times, it helps to…

May 24, 2017

Healing with mud?

How many of Christ’s miracles can you list? In the Bible, we hear about many of the wonderful things that Christ did—things that nobody else could…

May 17, 2017

He told me all that I ever did!

Have you ever broken something, by accident? Yes? What did you do then? Did you admit that you broke it—a toy, a fancy glass, something that belonged…

May 10, 2017

Jesus Christ heals you!

Do you have a favorite saint?  Maybe you pray to one saint more than any other. Maybe it’s your own patron saint or any other one. You might ask this…

May 03, 2017

Our favorite story

Do you have a favorite story you like to hear again and again? Do you ask your parents to read a book to you over and over? Two weeks ago, we celebrated…

Apr 26, 2017

Peace be with you!

Have you ever felt so upset that you just couldn’t calm down? Maybe you were worried about something or felt scared? How did you finally calm down and…

Apr 20, 2017

Let’s shine brightly!

Do you have a flashlight or a  candle? What does it look like when you shine it in a dark room? When you bring it  into the room, the darkness instantly…

Apr 12, 2017