Frogs and Lizards: Moving Forward to Lay Evangelism

Peter Preovolos This year's Clergy-Laity Congress hopes to offer Orthodoxy in the City of Angels to our priests, presvyteres, lay leaders...

Message from Metropolitan Anthony

I am enthusiastic because of the fantastic program of events we are planning and the Congress theme, Offering our Orthodox Faith To Contemporary America, which will prove exceptionally timely for...

Encyclical to the Clergy Laity Congress by Archbishop Demetrios

During this time, preparations are also being made for the meeting of our Biennial Clergy Laity Congress to be held in Los Angeles, June 30 – July 5. This gathering of the faithful from...

Offering Our Orthodox Faith to Contemporary America (Part 4)

To offer, though, and to have something to offer, signifies several things. First, it is a recognition of the value of what is offered. “What I have is worthy of sharing, so I will do so.” ...

Offering Our Orthodox Faith to Contemporary America (Part 3)

As a person, each one of us is receiving life and salvation through our faith in God. As a community, the Body of Christ, the Church, we are led in the path of salvation through the worship,...

Offering Our Orthodox Faith to Contemporary America (Part 2)

The word offering often evokes images of things that we give to the church: a stewardship check, a loaf of prosphoron, a garland of flowers to adorn an icon. In a spiritual context, however, the...

Offering Our Orthodox Faith to Contemporary America (Part 1)

As we begin this new year we do so in anticipation of the unique opportunities for worship and ministry that will be presented to us in our homes, parishes, and communities. For the passing of one...

Frogs and Lizards: Article

Have you ever noticed how differently frogs and lizards acquire their food? The frog sits and waits for the food to come to him. When an unlucky insect happens to fly by, he simply sticks out his...