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The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official Orthodox campus ministry effort in the United States. and Canada. This organization ministers to all Orthodox Christan's in College no matter what Orthodox Diocese they are from.. There are OCF Chapters in many Orthodox Colleges and Universities in the USA. The purpose of the OCF is to act as a support system for Orthodox College Students. They sponsor many different social and spiritual activities, and often arrange for transportation to divine services at local Orthodox Churches. When you are in college find out if there is an OCF on campus. If not, why not start a chapter.
The OCF each year sponsors mission trips throughout the USA and the world during Spring Break Vacation.
Each year the Orthodox Christian Mission Center, a Pan-Orthodox missionary agency, sponsors short term mission trips during Summer vacation. An excellent opportunity for a college student to participate in service projects and evangelization in foreign lands.
Syndesmos is the World Fellowship of Orthodox Youth, an organization which endeavours to network Orthodox youth from around the world.
[EOCS] was created in 1960 by the SCOBA, whose purpose is to conduct the mission of our Lord and His Church via the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts USA programs on a national level.
OYO (Orthodox Youth Outreach) is a ministry of National Teen Organization of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America (SOYO)
Orthodox Christian Bible Studies provides free multimedia resources that are formed-and informed-by the Holy Tradition of the Orthodox Church. With our Bible studies you can plunge into a book of the New Testament, looking at the biblical text and its historical background, and learning how the biblical truths you learn can transform your life. Each Bible study also includes full-color handouts you can download to use in your church study group (or even on your own).
Podcasts on issues of interest to teens from an Orthodox Christian Perspective. Sponsored by the Orthodox Christian Network
Each year a true miracle happens at the site of the Tomb of Christ at the Orthodox Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. On Holy Saturday the patriarch's candles are miraculously lit from fire sent down from Heaven. When touching this fire, he is not burned.
Epistle Reading: Hebrews 11:9-10,17-23,32-40
Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:1-25
Epistle Reading: Hebrews 1:1-12
Gospel Reading: Luke 2:1-20
Eugenia the Righteous Nun-martyr of Rome; Eve of the Nativity of Christ