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The Prayer Team

Intimacy

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 16, 2017
The Children's Word

Christ is in our midst!

When you see your friends, what do you say? “Hey, what’s up?” “How’s it going?” We al-ways have something to say, don’t we? At church, you…

Feb 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

Faith

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

Empathy

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 14, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Dealing with the Noise and Pace of Life

“When God the Logos created human nature, He did not make the senses susceptible either to pleasure or pain; instead, He implanted in it a certain noetic…

Feb 13, 2017
The Prayer Team

Trust

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 13, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Compassionate Father

Scriptures of the Triodion Sunday of the Prodigal Son “But while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and embraced…

Feb 12, 2017
The Prayer Team

It’s Up to You

Scriptures of the Triodion Saturday of the Prodigal Son   Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons; and the younger of them said to his father,…

Feb 11, 2017
Orthodox News

Statement from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America; Philoxenia – love of the stranger

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued a statement by Archbishop Demetrios on February 4, 2017.  The Archbishop expressed sadness and pain for…

Feb 10, 2017
The Prayer Team

Patience

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 10, 2017
The Prayer Team

Positive Reinforcement/Encouragement

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Feb 09, 2017
The Children's Word

Wasting things

What would you do if you had an hour free to do whatever you wanted? How about a weekend, or even a whole summer break? How would you spend your time?…

Feb 08, 2017