LIVE Adult Education class on “Is God Our Doctor or Our Lawyer?

LIVE Adult Education class on “Is God Our Doctor or Our Lawyer?

Using the professions of law and medicine, today we will explore two different yet prevalent and competing views about God that shape our own thoughts and behavior. Adult Religious Education The Scriptures state that “my people will suffer for a lack of knowledge.” (Hosea 4:6). It’s not enough to simply...

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A Right to Die?

A Right to Die?

A woman in Holland, suffering from severe PTSD because of childhood sexual abuse is put to death – euthanized – because doctors decide her condition is incurable, in spite of intensive therapy making positive differences in her illness. In 2014, Belgium became the first country in the world to allow...

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Philoptochos Funds Cutting Edge Technology in Medicine

Philoptochos Funds Cutting Edge Technology in Medicine

Raising money for 3-D heart When the local Philoptochos chapter of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Danbury was introduced to Marie Hatcher of Matthew’s Hearts of Hope (MHOH) by their President Nitsa Kapetanopoulos- Carino, the Philoptochos ladies swung into action. Marie Hatcher’s son, Matthew, battles heart diseases and is the inspiration...

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OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR, an international, pan-Orthodox organization endorsed by the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, is excited to announce this year’s Conference, “On Pain and Suffering,” to be held Nov. 3-5, 2016, at Holy Cross seminary, Brookline, MA. The complete program, registration and hotel information will be...

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Take Your Medicine!

Take Your Medicine!

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 tells us what we can learn from a saint who died only 35 years ago! This saint had some good advice about some “medicine” we can...

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