Great Lent Giveaway
The Great Lent Giveaway was designed as a way for our youth to learn about the beauty of Great
Lent and instill in them that Great Lent is not only a time of fasting but a time to do good works and
of contemplation, while preparing for the death and Glorious Resurrection of our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
The current year program and programs from past years are provided
below. They may be used during Great Lent or be adapted for use during your normal Youth Group
The GLG is a partnership of the OYM and the Jr. Ukrainian Orthodox League.
Great Lent Giveaway 2018
Champions of the Faith!
St. Andrew Society
How do we participate?
Two GLG sessions are offered this to provide
youth with time to continue participation in
Champion of the Faith and Centennial
These lessons are intended for ages 13-18.
There are suggestions for younger children.
Past GLG Programs are provided here. They may be used and
modified for anytime of the year.
What is St. Andrew Society?
St. Andrew society was founded in 1990 by the faithful of the
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA as a religious and charitable
organization. As an integral ministry of the Church, the Society’s
philanthropic mission focuses on providing humanitarian assistance
to the needy and supporting church-related projects in
The Society’s mission supports:
* the Christian spiritual rebirth of the Ukrainian people;
* the efforts of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in re-establishing the
universal principles of humanity, justice, charity
* the rebirth of the persecuted and devastated Church in the former
Click here to learn more about ST. Andrew Society
We hope that you are able to support the efforts of your Jr UOL or
Youth Group in raising funds and awarness for ST. Andrew Society.
How will we be aiding St. Andrew
Society and what else does the
We are asking the youth of the church to
raise funds for the following special project
sponsored by St. Andrew Society:
1. Offer scholarships for orphaned children of
fallen soldiers in Ukraine.
2. Furthering educational pursuits of older
teenagers and college students.
The GLG also provides sessions for
deepening our faith during the season of
Great Lent - focusing on Christinan
compassion and giving.
These sessions should be conducted during
lenten youth gatherings and in conjunction
with the GLG collection.