UOC Youth Praying for Peace in Ukraine




Discussion Guidance

Adverse Childhood Experiences - Center for Disease Control

Resourses for working with young people


Video - Preparing to Discuss Difficult Situations with Youth - War in Ukraine

  Presenters Fr. John Charest, Fr. Mykola Zomchak, Natalie Kapeluck Nixon

  This video is presented in English and Ukrainian


Video - What's Next? Following up the discussion with your youth.

  Presenters Natalie Kapeluck, Kira Senedak with Fr. Mykola Zomchak

  This webinar video is for parents, clergy and youth workers.


Ukraine War: How to Talk to Kids

    Dr. Brad Shwall


Webinar and Educator Resources 

    Academy for Human Rights

Talking About Ukraine with our Youth by Dr. Aliza Pressman


Putin's War on Ukraine: Explained

   Vox Media - This video explains for teenagers and adults a short history since the 1700's.

Mental Health

This video was created to help our youth during quarantine.  We believe it can also relate to navigating feelings with the current situation.  The ART of Staying Mentally and Spiritually Healthy

Blessed are the Peacmakers Resource Sessions

1.  Introduction Discussion and the Importance of Prayer

2.  Who are the Peacemakers?

3. Love All Life from Beginning to End

4. Explanation of the Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian for Children


Archangel Michael Patron of Kyiv and All Ukraine

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St. Macarius of Kaniv

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St. Olha Princess & Saint of Ukraine

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St. Julianna of Olshansk

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2023/2024 Youth Ministry Theme - With Faith & Love Draw Near!

Check for updates for the Monthly Focus!  Check out our suggestions for use with your parish ministry!

More here!

Honoring our 2024 highschool and college graduates!  His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Eminence Archbisho Daniel will congratulate graduates from our parishes across the country.

For information or to submitt graduates click here.

Staff Opportunities

UOC Camping Ministry @ All Saints Camp

Staff applications open February 1st. Paid and volunteer positions available!  For more information about our camp staff Check them out here!

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camping Ministry at All Saints Camp

Camp 2024 - Camper Registration and Staff Applications open February 1!

Click here for more information about our programs and what camp will look like this year!  We had a wonderful summer and will be sharing photos soon!

Diocesan Church School and Teenage Conference registration is CLOSED!

Mommy/Daddy & Me and Family Fest registration are still open!

Please support our ministry by making a donation to our camping programs here!!!  

Great Lent Giveaway 2024 - Camp Scholarships for Newly Immigrated Ukrainian Youth.  During Great Lent and through the Pascal season to Pentecost, we are asking the youth of our church to raise funds to create a scholarships fund for newly immigrated youth from Ukraine to attend our summer camping programs.  Click here to discover more and support this ministry specifically for OUR youth to make a difference and serve. 

Spring 2024 editions of the interactive magazine for our youth & teenagers, parents & youth workers.   Check it out!

Check it out here!

First Offerings! 

A new stewardship program for families. Learn more about the program here. 

Download the information here. Obtain the first offerings jar stickers from you parish priest or youth director!

St. Sophia Youth Ministry resources. This new series of resources are created by graduates of the Youth Ministry Course/Certification Course as a part of their final projects.

The second resourse, Taking Care of God's Creation (Bees, Sunflowers, & Me) is now available.

Click here for more information

6th Regular Youth Sobor is Held at All Saints Camp!

The work of the Youth Sobor Delegates is now available! We encourage parishes to use it in their parishes in the coming months and year!

Read the Struggles in the World and Church & How the Church Can Aid Us in those Struggles!

Read the full story here & download their work!

Youth, Young Adults,
Parents, Clergy and Youth Workers


Click here to take the Youth Ministry Survey

New resources from the St. Nicholas Ministry our special needs ministry for the youth of our church.

We are pleased to introduce the guide Supporting our Youth with Unique Needs, Orthodox themed social stories and Orthodox theme picture tiles for visual schedules.

All resources are downloadable, custmizable and bi-lingual (english/ukrainian)!

Check them out here!


Applications accepted on a rolling basis for paid and volunteer internships with the OYM!

Consider giving back to Christ's church and gaining valuable skills!

Holistic Approach to Youth Ministry


Read the ideology of our outlook concerning the Holisitic Approach to Youth Ministry


Youth Workers! Keep Up to Date!


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Remembering Vladyka!

The youth and young adults of the church pay tribute by sharing memories of their beloved Metropolitan, His Beatitude Constantine.

Office of Youth Ministries


The Office of Youth Ministries is the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries and Office of Camping Ministries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

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Patron Saints


Learn about St. Christina of Tyre and St. Julian of Tarsus who are the Patron Saints for the youth of the UOC of USA.

Click here to learn more!

To order Icon prayer cards of the St. Christina and St. Julian Icon for your parish youth contact the Office of Youth Ministry.

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Mailing Address

Office of Youth Ministry

PO Box 869
Carnegie, PA 15106

Email and Telephone


412-977-2010 (Phone)