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Chicago Area Philoptochos Sews Dresses for Girls Around the World

CHICAGO, IL: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 733 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago, hosted the 4th Annual Philoptochos “Dress a Girl around the World”…

Oct 16, 2016

Social Networks and Kids Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part article on Social Networks and Kids originally posted on Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith a resource…

Oct 16, 2016

OCF on Georgetown’s Campus

Does your campus have an Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)? What is OCF? OCF is a national campus ministry designed to provide students with opportunities…

Oct 15, 2016

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part II

Stewardship Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Stewardship Ministries is led by the Director of Stewardship, Outreach & Evangelism in cooperation…

Oct 13, 2016

Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, author of The Prayer Team, has New Book in Publication

The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to share that our own Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, author of The Prayer Team Daily Devotions, has a book in publication…

Oct 13, 2016

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