Why and How We Support One Another

Why and How We Support One Another

This is a version of the talk given by James and Daphne Hargrave at the Pentecost Vespers OCMC Dinner 2016 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Spokane, Washington. Since it’s Pentecost, we’d better start with a foreign tongue: Furaha na amani!* And we’d like to tell you about Father...

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Building Musical Bridges: Part II

Building Musical Bridges: Part II

More than a year ago, I wrote a piece for The Sounding titled “Building Musical Bridges in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese”. In that article, I expressed my belief that we need to start thinking of “choir people” and “chanters” as all being church musicians who are serving the same purpose...

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You Are God’s Field, God’s Building (1 Cor. 3:9)

You Are God’s Field, God’s Building (1 Cor. 3:9)

In the well known movie “Field of Dreams”, there is an ongoing argument between lead actor Kevin Costner as Ray Kinsella and his brother-in-law, Mark, over the family’s finances. Mark implores Ray to sell the farm since Ray is not making it as a novice Iowa farmer. The problem stems...

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Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church

Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – I Was Welcomed, Not Argued, Into the Church In a...

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Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   #RealWeekend2015 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the Y2AM Team are challenging young adults across...

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“Be the Bee” is Coming to a City Near You!

“Be the Bee” is Coming to a City Near You!

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Be the Bee Retreats The Y2AM is hitting the road, bringing the experience of...

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces its Faith-Based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative establishes a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017) yearlong Archdiocesan fellowships at the United Nations. All Orthodox Christian graduate and post-graduate...

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