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Stewardship Ministry: Introduction & Definition

Stewardship Ministry: Introduction & Definition “Stewardship is the offering to God as children of faith rather than as hired servants. Children…

Aug 30, 2016

Give Us a Listen

When was the last time you listened to our online radio programs?  We feature three different formats.  The Anchor is talk radio.  The Rudder is Liturgical…

Aug 29, 2016

Metropolis of Chicago to Hold Services for the Protection of the Environment

Event will include Keynote Presentation “Stewardship of the Environment” offered by Dr. Gayle Woloschak CHICAGO, IL: On Wednesday, August 31, the Greek…

Aug 29, 2016

2016 Adult Resort Camp at Saint Nicholas Ranch

Have you aged out of summer camp? Maybe you are too old to be a camper. Or perhaps you hit that age where you need more than 4 hours of sleep and a single…

Aug 26, 2016

Orthodox Young Professionals Hold Successful Conference

The challenges and the stresses of the workplace seem nonstop, but three inspiring speakers reminded the 188 participants in the Orthodox Young Professionals…

Aug 26, 2016

Making Your Parish More Disability Friendly

Did you enjoy our interview with Michelle Moujaes, Executive Director of FAITHTREE Resources on Christian Manhood? In case you missed it, Fr. Chris spoke…

Aug 25, 2016

University of Illinois OCF Begins New Academic Year

The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) Chapter of the University of Illinois, located in Urbana-Champaign, ushered in the beginning of the new academic…

Aug 25, 2016

Greek Orthodox Clergy Meet with MN Governor and State Senator

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton ST PAUL, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Metropolis of Chicago, was invited to meet privately with Minnesota…

Aug 23, 2016

Minnesota US Senator visits St. Paul Community

  MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, officiated Sunday Services at St Mary’s…

Aug 23, 2016

Religious Freedom Resolution Gains Momentum in Indiana

GREEK ORTHODOX OF CHICAGO AND DETROIT METROPOLISES SEEK PASSAGE IN SPRING 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION CHICAGO, IL- The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago…

Aug 23, 2016

Young Adults Offer Assistance To St. Herman’s House of Hospitality in Cleveland

JOHNSTOWN, PA — Following in the footsteps of Sts Cyril and Methodios, and demonstrating in concrete action their renewed commitment to hands-on…

Aug 22, 2016

Over 130 Participants Gather for Sunday Church School Workshop

The Fall 2016 Sunday Church School Teacher Workshop, “Bible Basics for the Orthodox Church School Teacher” was held on August 20, 2016, in Elmhurst,…

Aug 22, 2016