The Children’s Word: God will help, but we can too!

The Children’s Word: God will help, but we can too!

God will help, but we can too! Look at the little icon to the left. It’s not hard to see who is the rich man. But it’s not hard to find the poor man either, is it? He’s the one on his knees, looking for food. This is an icon...

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Growing Strong Roots

Growing Strong Roots

The Children’s Word bulletin was created so children will know they are not only welcome in church, but even more, an essential part of the Church family. This week’s edition: Growing Strong Roots Have you ever looked at a tree, after it has fallen down? Sometimes we forget how deep the...

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The Children’s Word: Keeping Ourselves Clean

The Children’s Word: Keeping Ourselves Clean

Do you like cleaning your room? Probably not so much. But after you’ve put everything back in its place, after you’ve made your bed and emptied the trash, doesn’t it seem like a more special place? You have to admit it is nicer to be there. Today, the Epistle reading...

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The Children’s Word: Forgetting Your Lunch

The Children’s Word: Forgetting Your Lunch

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera Alexandra tells about a time that more than 5,000 people forgot to bring lunch when they went on a trip. What do you think happened? Read to...

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It’s Not Over!

It’s Not Over!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! Did you think that Pascha was over? It’s not! This week, Presvytera Alexandra shares a fun little story about St. Seraphim that helps us remember to keep on celebrating. You...

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Come, Receive the Light

Come, Receive the Light

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, we celebrate Pascha, the feast of feasts! Do you remember the special song we sing for Pascha? Pres. Alexandra asks you to think about what it’s like to...

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The Children’s Word: Chutes and Ladders

The Children’s Word: Chutes and Ladders

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 wants to know if you ever played Chutes and Ladders. Did you know that your spiritual life is a lot like that game? Find out why....

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The Children’s Word: Who Comes First?

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 asks how you decide what to do when you really want to do something, but you know it’s not the right thing to do. She also...

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

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 talks about what we do when something sad happens. When we hear about another person’s problems, do we care about them? Do we try to help?...

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The Children’s Word: Who Are You?

The Children’s Word: Who Are You?

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 asks how you would describe yourself. If someone asks, “Who are you?”, what do you say? There’s one thing about you that is very important. It...

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