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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese E-Bulletin September 29, 2006
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2007 STEWARDSHIP MATERIALS AVAILABLE: Resources for your parishâ??s 2007 Stewardship Campaign are now available online. The theme is â??The Miracle of the Loaves and the Fish.â?? Visit the site for forms, sermons, PowerPoint presentations, and much more.
NEW ORATORICAL FESTIVAL RESOURCES: Visit the site of the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival for 2007 resources. Download topics, manual and regional festival information so that you can plan for your parish oratorical festival.
SCOBA WEBSITE: This next week the Hierarchs of the jurisdictions of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas will be meeting in Chicago to review the work of SCOBA agencies and commissions. Visit the SCOBA website for links to these and learn more about the extent of Orthodox mission and ministry in America and throughout the world.
ORDERS ON 2007 PARISH CALENDARS DUE BY OCT. 15: The Department of Communications is taking orders for the 2007 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars. The deadline for all orders is October 15. For more information, order forms, sample, and fact sheet, visit the calendar web site at
CONFERENCE ON EVIL AND SUFFERING IN THE PATRISTIC PERIOD: The Pappas Patristic Institute will be hosting its third annual conference October 12-14, 2006 on the campus of Holy Cross School of Theology in Brookline, MA. For full details, schedule, and registration visit the Institute web site at
TIME TO ORDER CHURCH SCHOOL CURRICULUM and MATERIALS. The Church School year is quickly approaching! As a reminder to all Orthodox parishes, please place your orders for Church School curriculum and materials with the Department of Religious Education at 800-566-1088 as soon as possible. A new Resource Catalog is available containing more than 700 items! The new catalog may be viewed online at www.religioused.goarch.org or call the Department to receive a copy via mail. Please note that Church School orders will be processed and shipped in the order in which they are received. Early ordering is encouraged!
GREEK NEW TESTAMENT AVAILABLE ONLINE: The full text of the New Testament in Greek is available on the Archdiocese web site. List by book, and then by chapter, this resource can be helpful in reviewing the text in its original language.
NATIONAL ORTHODOX RADIO PROGRAM: Come Receive The Light (CRTL) program for the week of 09/30/2006 will be "Orthodox Children's Literature" with Fr. Richard Rene as our guest. Programs are subject to change; please visit our web site for more information on CRTL programs, featured segments, and to subscribe to our e-newsletter.
ORDER THE 2006-07 PLANNER: Orders are now being taken for the 2006-07 Planner published by the Dept. of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. The Planner is available in both book and PDA formats and includes daily scripture readings, Saints, prayers, readings from the Fathers and much more. Download an order form at