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 asks what your favorite treasure is. What do you love most in your life? This is a good time of year to think about what God loves, and what He wants you to treasure. You can also read a story about Saint Walburga! She was a German nun, and although you may not have heard of her before, she is a good person to know. There’s also a coloring page, an icon activity, and a word search to work on.
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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