Register Now and join Thursday, 5/6 at 7pm EST as we continue the conversation with Presvytera Mallory Kasapakis and Alyssa Kyritsis the leaders of Holy Week Crafts Group for Kids. This Let’s Talk program is an interactive discussion where we will discuss their experience, how parishes can continue to build their connections together, and how Orthodox Christian Parents pass on the Faith to their Children. Join us for a very interesting discussion.
Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher is the former President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Parish Priest of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Alyssa Kyritsis was born and raised in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology with a Master of Divinity with High Distinction. She has served on the HCHC Alumni Council since 2016 and currently serves on its Executive Board as the Treasurer. She moved to Jacksonville in June 2014 to begin her work as the Pastoral Assistant of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church and served there for 6.5 years before moving back to Canonsburg to be closer to family. Alyssa has served on staff and in leadership roles at Camp Nazareth (Met. of Pittsburgh), the Metropolis of Boston Camp, Ionian Village and St. Stephen’s Summer Camp (Met. of Atlanta) for various summer camps and retreats over the past 13 years. She has been a contributing author for PRAXIS Magazine and the Metropolis of Pittsburgh's Summer Camp Curriculum, interned at both the Metropolis of Pittsburgh and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Youth Offices, is a recipient of OCN’s 2017 30 under 30, and served on the Metropolis of Atlanta’s Strategic Planning Committee. In October 2015, she married the love of her life, Nikolas Kyritsis, and they joyfully welcomed their first child, Nicholas, in March 2019.