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Orthodox College Students Have Amazing Choices for Real Break 2017

It’s not too early to start thinking about Spring Break. Orthodox Christian Fellowship, OCF, Real Break 2017 is a great way to spend the week making…

Oct 06, 2016

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

Thursday, October 06, 2016 To our beloved Orthodox Christians throughout the United States of America: Forbearing one another in love, eager to maintain…

Oct 06, 2016

Chicago Area Parish Donates Festival Funds to Good Cause

CHICAGO, IL: St George Greek Orthodox Church, located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago, delivered two major contributions to two Lincoln Park…

Oct 06, 2016

Assembly of Bishops Holds Special Forum on Religious Freedom

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Detroit, October 5 – The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States began the 2nd day of its annual…

Oct 06, 2016

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry

Though much of this section deals with the mechanics of implementing a stewardship program and the administration of the financial aspect of stewardship,…

Oct 05, 2016

Concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral

October 23 concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral GARDEN CITY, NY  The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir, under the direction of Aleksei…

Oct 05, 2016

Assembly of Bishops Gather in Detroit for Annual Meeting

The Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened their 7th Annual General Assembly Meeting in Detroit on October 4, 2016, with the…

Oct 05, 2016

Visitor Follow-Up in 6 Easy Steps

Visitors come and visitors go, but successful churches create systems that make it easy for them to stay. Visitors come to church for different reasons….

Oct 04, 2016

Social Networks and Kids Part 1

Being a parent isn’t easy. It can often feel overwhelming. Throw in the Internet, social networks, computers, mobile, and gaming devices and things…

Oct 04, 2016

Greek Orthodox in Jacksonville, FL Celebrate Centennial and Groundbreaking

Members of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church in St. Nicholas (Jacksonville area) celebrated their church’s 100th anniversary in great style…

Oct 03, 2016

Relics of St. Nicholas of Japan in USA

 SYOSSET, NY  With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, Archimandrite Sergius, Abbot of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA and…

Sep 30, 2016

Orthodox Church honors first responders

In an article titled “Orthodox Church hosts blessing, breakfast for first responders,” Jessica Imbimbo with the Florence Morning News shared how the…

Sep 30, 2016