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Global Climate Change: A Moral and Spiritual Challenge

Friday, May 25, 2007
The following statement concentrates on conveying a theological understanding of the role of the human person and the environment, with particular emphasis on climate change. Read more...

OCF Chaplains Conference – Shaping the Future of Campus Ministry

Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) held its annual Chaplains Conference for clergy and lay leaders May 1-3, 2007 at the Antiochian Village Conference Center in Ligonier, PA. This retreat brought together twenty five clergy and lay OCF chaplains from throughout North America. Read more...

The First OCMC Orthodox Missions Team of 2007 prepares to Provide Healthcare in Kenya

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
The first Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) Mission Team of 2007 departed for Kenya earlier this week. Following an orientation at the Mission Center in St. Augustine, Florida they boarded a plane for the 14-hour flight to East Africa. Read more...

SCOBA Agency Communication Heads Meet To Strengthen Cooperation

Monday, May 21, 2007
Communications representatives of several agencies of the Standing Conference of Canonical Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) met recently in Ft. Lauderdale to discuss ways to communicate more effectively concerning the various ministries of SCOBA. Read more...

Healing and Prayer for OCF and Students at Virginia Tech

Friday, May 11, 2007
Boston, MA – Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s (OCF) team of responders reported on their return that the Virginia Tech community is healing through prayer, support and counseling after the April 16th tragedy that claimed 32 lives. Fr. Kevin Scherer, OCF Executive Director, led a team to the campus and spent a week ministering to Orthodox students and others who lived through the horrific shooting at Virginia Tech. Read more...

2006 Bishops Conference Available Online

Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Twenty-seven canonical hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) under the chairmanship of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, met to “solidify the bond of brotherhood that exists among the canonical Orthodox Churches in the Americas”. The Conference was the third such Conference, the two previous being held in 1994 (Ligonier, PA) and 2003 (Washington, DC). The workshops and the presentations on the SCOBA Agencies, Commissions and Endorsed groups offered the hierarchs an increased awareness of the work and outreach of SCOBA. Read more...

OCF Responds to Tragedy at Virginia Tech

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Prayers, resources, and outreach to the local Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) chapter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) are part of the response OCF has mounted to address the horrific tragedy that occurred on the 16th of April in Blacksburg, Virginia, which resulted in the loss of 33 human lives. Although it has been reported that all of the OCF students are safe, some of the students lost friends and acquaintances in the shooting. Read more...

2007-08 Katina John Malta Scholarship Applications Available

Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Applications are available for the Katina John Malta Scholarship Fund, a scholarship program established at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by means of a generous gift from the estate of Katina John Malta. The donation and the formation of the scholarship program has been done in recognition of the love Katina had for the Church and in honor of the desire she had to help others, especially children and youth of the Orthodox Christian Faith. At least two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded for the 2007-08 academic year. Read more...

OCN Welcomes Two Advisors to the Ark

Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Orthodox Christian Network is proud to welcome two professional musicians as the advisory team for music selection on OCN’s 24 hour internet based radio outreach, The Ark. Read more...

Twelve Real Breaks, Eight Locations, 104 Students and ONE focus– Christ

Monday, April 16, 2007
Throughout late February and March, 2007, 104 college students chose to serve the poor, orphaned and those in need on their spring break as an alternative to the traditional “sun and fun” breaks that college students normally choose. Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s (OCF) Real Break program held twelve trips and served eight different locations this year. Real Break provides an opportunity for college students to actively engage in life-changing experiences and to orient their lives towards Christ. Read more...
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