Why do we need family ministry?

Why do we need family ministry?

Fr. Chris speaks with Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care, about the need for ministry to “all ages at all stages.”   Family Ministry reaches beyond parent/child needs and towards the full body of the Church.  It also addresses the many challenges facing modern Orthodox...

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An Orthodox Approach to Youth Ministry

An Orthodox Approach to Youth Ministry

Earlier this summer, I was asked to speak to a group of youth workers in our diocese. It’s been years since I have done any full-time paid youth work. I turned 40 this year, and past the point where my kids think I am cool, so speaking about youth ministry...

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Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

Do You Need Jesus As Much As Grandma Did?

As we ponder the frenetic monotony of modern times, we hear in Theologically Thinking from Fr. Chris Makiej who asks “Did Grandma Need Jesus More Than You?”

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Making Byrek With Tefta

Making Byrek With Tefta

One of the most exciting aspects of being a missionary is immersing yourself into the culture of the people. Since arriving in Albania, I have learned a lot about the Albanian culture. I love to cook and I have tried a lot of new foods since coming to Albania three...

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