The Children’s Word: How to Get Ready for Christmas

The Children’s Word: How to Get Ready for Christmas

  How to get ready for Christmas Have you noticed any signs of Christmas? Some stores have had decorations out for weeks. Maybe your neighbors even have Christmas lights or a tree! Did you know that Christmas is 40 days from today? Are you getting ready, too? Every year our...

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The Children’s Word: Laughing at God

The Children’s Word: Laughing at God

Laughing at God? Has anybody ever laughed at you? Not with you, but at you? Sure! We all do things that are silly. But today in the Gospel reading, we hear about some people who laughed at our Lord, Jesus Christ! Can you imagine? A man named Jairus rushed to...

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The Children’s Word: God will help, but we can too!

The Children’s Word: God will help, but we can too!

God will help, but we can too! Look at the little icon to the left. It’s not hard to see who is the rich man. But it’s not hard to find the poor man either, is it? He’s the one on his knees, looking for food. This is an icon...

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Christ in Us

Christ in Us

Christ in Us What color did you wear after you were baptized? You probably don’t remember your own baptism. But if you’ve seen a baptism, you know the new Christian wears white. All white. Pure and clean white. That’s because after you are baptized, everything is new. Everything is different....

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How to Be Smart

How to Be Smart

The Children’s Word bulletin was created so children will know they are not only welcome in church, but even more, an essential part of the Church family. This week’s edition: HOW TO BE SMART Who is the smartest person in the world? That’s a hard question to answer. You might...

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Growing Strong Roots

Growing Strong Roots

The Children’s Word bulletin was created so children will know they are not only welcome in church, but even more, an essential part of the Church family. This week’s edition: Growing Strong Roots Have you ever looked at a tree, after it has fallen down? Sometimes we forget how deep the...

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The Children’s Word: God Loves a Cheerful Giver

The Children’s Word: God Loves a Cheerful Giver

This week: Sunday, October 4, 2015 Volume 3, Issue 39 Let’s say you have one cupcake. You’re excited to eat it because it looks so tasty. But then a friend comes along and asks if he can have that cupcake! What would you do? Well, it would be hard to give...

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The Children’s Word: Keeping Ourselves Clean

The Children’s Word: Keeping Ourselves Clean

Do you like cleaning your room? Probably not so much. But after you’ve put everything back in its place, after you’ve made your bed and emptied the trash, doesn’t it seem like a more special place? You have to admit it is nicer to be there. Today, the Epistle reading...

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The Children’s Word: What’s a Paradox?

The Children’s Word: What’s a Paradox?

This week: Do you know what a paradox is? A paradox is a statement that might seem silly or not true, but is actually true. You’ve heard some paradoxes in the Bible, haven’t you? Maybe “The last shall be first, and the first shall be last”? That paradox means when...

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The Children’s Word: Sign Your Name!

The Children’s Word: Sign Your Name!

This week: Have you ever written your name on something you were very proud of? Maybe you finished writing a story or drawing a great picture, and you were proud to sign your name on it. You might have wanted everybody to know it was your work. Many years ago, America...

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The Children’s Word: You’re Invited

The Children’s Word: You’re Invited

This week: If the king invited you, would you go to the wedding for his son? Most people would! A few years ago, the prince in England had a wedding. A million people stood along the streets to watch them pass by. More than 2 billion people watched on TV!...

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The Children’s Word: A Church in a House?

The Children’s Word: A Church in a House?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week: Have you ever visited a very big church? One where you felt very small, and the priest and the altar seemed very far away from you? Well, nowadays...

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