The Children’s Word: Evil in Our Hearts?

The Children’s Word: Evil in Our Hearts?

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 asks if you ever thought something mean in your head, but didn’t say it out loud. Do you think it hurts anyone if you do that?...

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Teaching the 12 Great Feasts and Pascha

Teaching the 12 Great Feasts and Pascha

This topic is on my mind at the moment because our church school program is focusing on the feasts for this year’s curriculum. I’m working with the youngest class, encompassing of preschool through first grade, so these ideas are geared to them, but could certainly be adapted for older elementary...

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The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

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 reminds us to look for the Cross and shares a story of Saint Lambert of Belgium. You will also find things to color and activities to...

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What is Orthodox Education?

What is Orthodox Education?

It is common these days to see Orthodox church school teachers tweaking lessons, activities, and curricula from Catholic and Protestant resources for their own classrooms. Yes, there are some resources available from various Orthodox suppliers, but by and large, there is a lack of these resources, based on the fact...

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