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The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Who Comes First?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra…

Mar 11, 2015
Orthodox News

Events Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and Archbishop Iakovos in New York

As you know, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma. It also marks the 10th anniversary of the repose of Archbishop Iakovos. To help commemorate…

Mar 11, 2015
Orthodox News

Exhausted Sudanese Refugees Struggle For Survival In New Land

March 9, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) — Thousands of South Sudanese families who fled the violence and bloodshed from their country’s civil war now face…

Mar 09, 2015
The Sounding

News from Missionaries in Albania

Dear Friends and Fellow Servants in the Lord, The Grace and Peace of Christ be with you always. After being in the mission field for 22 months, Albania…

Mar 09, 2015
The Sounding

What Are We Up Against Now and What Are We Doing? – Part 3 of 6

Body and Soul: Orthodox Christian Lent as a Self-Care Journey  As humans on earth, we struggle, but our God in heaven tells us how to be ready for spiritual…

Mar 09, 2015
Orthodox News

In Selma, a Day of Honor and Tribute to the Legacy of Struggle and Sacrifice, Equality and Freedom

SELMA, Ala. – Thousands of people attended the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 National Voting Rights Act and “Bloody Sunday,”…

Mar 09, 2015
Orthodox News

Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Barack Obama

SELMA, Ala. – Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with President Barack Obama and other major civic and religious leaders, walked today, March…

Mar 09, 2015
Orthodox News

AHEPA to Participate at 50th Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March

WASHINGTON, DC – The nation’s largest and oldest grassroots service association for Greek Americans and Philhellenes, the American Hellenic…

Mar 06, 2015
Orthodox News

Government Forcibly Removes Fence Around Orthodox Church in Albania

We have been sent several photos and videos from Tirana, Albania, where the government hired a private company to forcibly remove the fence around the…

Mar 05, 2015
The Sounding

Don’t Worry…Be Happy in God!

We live in an ironic age. While most of us in the Western world live relatively comfortable lifestyles, at least in comparison to the rest of the world,…

Mar 04, 2015
Orthodox News

Prayers for Roger Hunt

We ask your prayers for the servant of God Roger Hunt. He is a long-time member of the OCN staff, a gifted composer, and radio technician. He is also one…

Mar 04, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: “That’s too bad!”

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra…

Mar 04, 2015

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