Presvytera Alexandra Houck created The Children's Word bulletin so children will know they are not only welcome in church, but even more, an essential part of the Church family. She hopes the weekly bulletin will be just one more way we can make kids feel at home in church. Presvytera Alexandra is a graduate of Duke University and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Her husband, Fr. Jason Houck, is a priest at St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis, MN. Presvytera Alexandra and Fr. Jason have five small children: Lydia, Paul, Silas, Philip, and Sarah. Presvytera Alexandra grew up attending Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Asheville, North Carolina with her nine siblings.
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 talks about something we all do when we play games – we play by the rules! Why do we have rules? Can you win the game if you don’t follow the rules? Find out how being a Christian is like playing sports and winning the game. You can also learn about a huge earthquake that happened 1,300 years ago, and the miracle that stopped it! And you can decode a prayer and color an icon as well.
Click here to download your free copy of The Children’s Word! Please feel free to print it out to share in your parish, church school, homeschool, or family.
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