MINISTRY RESOURCES


Y2AM - Archdiocese Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries

 


Metropolis Family Wellness Ministry

“Connecting individuals, couples, families and clergy through the heart toward healthy Christ-centered relationships.”

~Family Wellness Ministry Mission Statement


Metropolis Religious Education

"Resources and supplemental materials from the Metropolis of San Francisco are posted here. This is also a site where our Metropolis Church School teachers can share their lesson plans and ideas, and look for inspiration from other teachers."


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Metropolis Moms, Pops, and Tots Program

"The program includes 66 lessons, including prayers, activities, crafts and songs, as well as all organization and coordination materials."


Commission for Orthodox Missions & Evangelism, C.O.M.E.

"A ministry of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco dedicated to fulfilling the Great Commission."


 

ORTHODOX CURRICULUM


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Y2AM Ministry Plan

"Creating resources for youth and young adult ministry isn't easy, and it takes a lot of time. Plus, the more we work in isolation, the less opportunity there is for programs to work together and support each other.

To help, we've created a new, comprehensive, and integrated set of resources for youth and young adults. Designed for parish, camp, and family use, they'll help you lead great ministry in your communities that's also supported in every home."


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Faithtree

“Our mission is to help Orthodox Christian parishes develop thriving communities. 

We do this by equipping clergy and lay leaders to participate in the work of the Holy Spirit by leading their communities to know, understand, and live out the Faith.”




 

ORTHODOX MEDIA


"Be the Bee" YouTube series with Steve Christoforou


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“Live the Word: YouTube series with Steve Christoforou

A weekly series on the Sunday Epistle and Gospel readings.


"The Trench" YouTube series with Christian Gonzalez


Pop Culture Coffee Hour Podcast

"Pop Culture Coffee Hour will focus on all varieties of pop culture (from books and movies to video games, music and art) and will take a look at how we interact with these as Orthodox Christians."


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Orthodox Life Hacks Podcast

For Youth, By Youth

"In this conversational podcast, Andja and Maria—17-year-old Orthodox Christians—explore the issues that come up as they try to live Orthodoxy in an increasingly unOrthodox world."



Orthodox Christian Network

"Orthodox Christian News, Radio, and Video Programming."


Ancient Faith Ministries

"Our mission is to embrace the fullness of the Orthodox Christian faith, encourage the discipleship of believers, equip the faithful for ministry, and evangelize the world."

 

OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES


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Focus North America

FOCUS North America is a national movement of Orthodox Christians, united in faith and joined by a desire to provide action-oriented and sustainable solutions to poverty in communities across America. FOCUS has operations and youth volunteer experiences in more than 50 cities in the United States.


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IOCC

"IOCC, the International Orthodox Christian Charities, in the spirit of Christ's love, offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to respond."


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Project Mexico

Project Mexico & St. Innocent Orphanage performs works of mercy and helps others do works of mercy in the name of Jesus Christ, transcending cultural barriers by building homes for the poor in Mexico and by providing a home for orphaned boys through St. Innocent Orphanage.

Since 1988, Project Mexico has been building safe, secure and weather-tight homes for some of the most impoverished families in Northern Mexico. Every home is constructed over the course of four days and built entirely with volunteer labor. Once complete, these homes are provided so that these families can build a brighter future for themselves and their children.


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OCMC

"OCMC stands for the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. As the official missions agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States, it is OCMC's mission to make disciples of all nations by bringing people to Christ and His Church."


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YES Program

"The YES Program of FOCUS North America is YOUTH EQUIPPED TO SERVE.  YES provides opportunities for junior high, high school students, and college students to participate in formative weekends of service that aim to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor and bring youth to an awareness of Christ in themselves and others. Through this experience, we aim to identify and cultivate leadership gifts in trip participants, with the ultimate purpose being to raise up service leaders who will lead others in loving and serving our most needy neighbors in their own communities and on future YES trips."


 

OTHER GREAT RESOURCES



eMatins

Digital Chant Stand