Assembly of Bishops releases study on OCF campus ministries

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July 2015 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America recently released a new study reporting onOrthodox Christian Fellowship[OCF], the official collegiate campus ministry program of the Assembly. The study was undertaken by Mr. Alexei D. Krindatch, the Assembly’s Research Coordinator and author of several other studies exploring various aspects of Orthodox Christianity ...

OCA Youth Department encourages participation in OCF’s “First 40 Days” program

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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - June 2015 The Orthodox Church in America’sDepartment of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry is encouraging all clergy, parents and lay leaders to help connect graduating high school students with campus ministry efforts in their prospective colleges and universities, according to Andrew Boyd, OCA Youth Director. “Through Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s ‘First Forty Days’ ...

OCF leadership meets at OCA Chancery

On March 27-28, 2013, several leaders of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF], the official campus ministry agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, met at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here. Jennifer Nahas, OCF Executive Director. met with His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, Archpriests John Jillions and Eric ...

October is Orthodox Awareness Month on college campuses

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] 30/9/2012 Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF] has designated October as Orthodox Awareness Month in an effort to foster an understanding of Orthodox Christianity and educate students on college campuses across North America. Throughout the month of October, OCF chapters are being encouraged to organize activities and programs on their campuses to share the Orthodox Christian Faith ...

OCF launches first “Forty Days Program” to connect with incoming college freshmen

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] OCF 9/6/2012 At the beginning of June 2012, the North American Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF] here launched an exciting new program — “The First Forty Days” — to reach out to incoming first-year Orthodox Christian college students at colleges and universities throughout North America. As its name implies, during the first 40 days of the 2012 ...

10th annual camp, youth worker, college chaplain conference to be held January 25-28, 2012

LIGONIER, PA [OCA] 17/11/2011 The 10th annual Orthodox Christian camp, youth worker, and OCF chaplain conference will be held at Antiochian Village Conference Center here January 25-28, 2012. “In 2003, we held our first Orthodox Christian camp conference, which continued until 2009, when parish and diocesan youth workers joined the conference,” said Subdeacon Luke Beecham of the OCA ...

Registration Now Open for 2011 College Conferences

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] 8/11/2011 VISIT OCF WEBSITE MORE DETAILS Registration for the 2011 College Conferences is now open at events.ocf.net. The conferences will be held during Christmas Break in three locations: St. Nicholas Ranch in Dunlap, Calif.; Antiochian Village in Bolivar, Pa.; and the Diakonia Center in Salem, S.C., each centering on Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s ...

Antiochian Village Concludes Busy Winter Season

25/2/2011 Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Wrapping up a busy schedule of winter events, Antiochian Village served as the host for the "Men in Black" Clergy Appreciation Luncheon on February 22. The Village's first event was the January winter camp session. These two events bookmarked several key conferences and meetings which took place in the ...

At lecture, Greek Orthodox archbishop says psalms applicable to many Traditions

By Corinne Segal Tufts Daily 17/2/2011 The archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America last night spoke to a filled Goddard Chapel about the universality of messages found in the Book of Psalms. The presentation by Archbishop Demetrios, attended by approximately 80 people, was entitled "The Book of Psalms: The Ecumenical and Universal Prayer." It was ...

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Honors Founder, Initiates Endowment

JACKSONVILLE, FL [OCF/ACROD] -- Orthodox Christian Fellowship honored its founder, His Grace, Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, at a tribute dinner at the San Jose Country Club here on Friday, September 17, 2010. As a recent seminary graduate in the 1960s, Bishop Dimitrios (James Couchell) was the driving force in establishing what has become the joint campus ...

September 19 designated “College Student Sunday”

Orthodox Church in America FISHERS, IN [OCF] -- Since 2003, the hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas [SCOBA] have designated the Sunday following the Elevation of the Holy Cross -- September 19 this year -- as OCF College Student Sunday. They ask all faithful Orthodox Christians in North America to ...

Metropolitan Jonah expresses support for Orthodox Christian Fellowship campus, national Initiatives Orthodox Church in America

Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, met with Father Mark Leondis, Chair of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship Board of Directors and OCF Interim Executive Director, at the Chancery here Thursday, June 3, 2010. Also present for the meeting was Protodeacon Joseph Matusiak, who represents the Orthodox Church in America on ...