Educating our Children in The Image of God after The Likeness of Christ

Educating our Children in The Image of God after The Likeness of Christ

How can faith come alive? Thousands can be saved around us, but how? Father Anthony’s witty and thought provoking talk affirms that the way to salvation is through the Church. So how do we as parents nurture our children to grow in faith? Father Anthony sheds light on how we can...

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Over 130 Participants Gather for Sunday Church School Workshop

Over 130 Participants Gather for Sunday Church School Workshop

The Fall 2016 Sunday Church School Teacher Workshop, “Bible Basics for the Orthodox Church School Teacher” was held on August 20, 2016, in Elmhurst, Illinois. Over 130 Orthodox Sunday School teachers and directors, representing 7 Orthodox jurisdictions, from throughout the Chicagoland area attended this event. This program is designed to...

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We Are Always Being Taught

We Are Always Being Taught

  “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.”   Dostoevsky wrote these words at a different time, but they are still very relevant today.   In this week’s edition of Come Receive the Light, we have insightful conversations with two different professors. Listen as...

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St. Tikhon’s Seminary hosts OCEC Training

St. Tikhon’s Seminary hosts OCEC Training

  The Orthodox Christian Education Commission (OCEC) came to St. Tikhon’s Seminary on Saturday, December 12th.  V. Rev. George Alberts, Khouria Anna Hughes, and Matushka Myra Kovalak prepared a full day’s training program for seminarians and seminary wives.   Fr. Steven welcomed them in the morning as sessions got underway....

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Classroom Resources for Preschool & Elementary School

Classroom Resources for Preschool & Elementary School

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog.  The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.   All items featured...

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Classroom Resources & Supplements for Preschool and Elementary School

Classroom Resources & Supplements for Preschool and Elementary School

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog.  The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.   All items featured...

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Great Books and Teaching Guides for Teacher Preparation

Great Books and Teaching Guides for Teacher Preparation

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog.  The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.   All items featured...

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Great Books and Teaching Guides for Young Adults

Great Books and Teaching Guides for Young Adults

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog.  The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.   All items featured...

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The Potential of Religious Education, even Sunday School

The Potential of Religious Education, even Sunday School

On any given Sunday from about September to May, I conservatively estimate that at least 10,500 young people attend a parish religious education program, with at least 2,625 adult volunteer teachers, with the support of the 600 clergy in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (You can do the math:...

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