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What's it About?


Faith, Hope and Love - Home Edition!  Provides youth with opportunities to gather on-line to learn about and discuss their faith.  They can also meet other youth from across the country.  


FHL Jr and FHL Teen sessions are provided daily on different topics such as art, history, science, and music. Each day will have a different presenter. (Scroll down to see the schedule). If you miss a session but REALLY wanted to participate, we will be recording each one and posting it to our Youtube channel!


Storytime does not have a theme.  Miss Kira and Miss Denise will be presenting some of their favorite stories.  They are the director's of Mommy&Me/Daddy & Me Camp.


When does FHL-Home Edition take place?

Weekdays between 12:00 - 2:30pm EST - Check below for each weeks's daily topics!


12:00 - Storytime with Miss Kira and Miss Denise

12:45 - Faith, Hope & Love Jr. 

1:30 - Faith, Hope & Love - Teen

Mentoring takes place after FHL Teen - Please check to see the day and time for the specific topic.


Who can participate?

Youth of any age. Here are the sessions that you would choose to attend:

Ages 8 and younger - Storytime w/Miss Kira and Miss Denise

Ages 9 - 12 - Faith, Hope and Love Jr.

Ages 13 -18 - Faith Hope and Love Teen

How do we join?

  1. Ask your parents if it is ok for you to paricipate.
  2. Make sure you have computer, tablet or Smart phone
  3. Use the link provide to join the session on ZOOM.  You may need to download the app for ZOOM the first time that you use it
  4. Zoom will ask you to register - you will need an email address for this
  5. Follow directions and Join the group!!!!!!


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Schedule Week of April 6th


Monday - Friday - Stories, Strech and Songs  12 Noon EST

FHL - Mini - Children 8 and under

Join Miss Kira,     Miss Denise and Miss Natalie

      Monday - The Oak Inside the Acorn by Max Lucado

                     Little One, God Loves You by Amy Warren Hilliker

      Tuesday - Let's Take a Walk Through Our Orthodox Church by Fr. Anthony Coniaris

                      Poppin Bubbles - GoNoodle

                      Hokey Pokey by GoNoodle

      Wednesday - Christina Goes to  the Holy Land by Kh. Maria Khoury ( Video)

                          The Feast of the Annunciation by Lily Rowe

                          This Little Light of Mine - Video Cedarmont Kids




For FHL Jr (12:45pm) and FHL Teen (1:30pm) 




Monday April 6th - Mash-Up - 

  FHL Jr - Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday

   The Raising of Lazarus - Orthodox Pebbles Activity

   Jesus Enters Jerusalem - Video Holy Tales Bible Stories

   Palm Sunday - Orthodox ABC

   Lazarus Saturday - Orthodox ABC

   Palm Sunday in Jerusalem - Video

   How to Make a Palm Cross - Video


 FHL Teen - Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday and Confession

   Holding Back in Confession? - Fr. TedTalks

   Confession - Be the Bee

   Jerusalem Orthodox Patriarchiate Celebrates Palm Sunday - Video


Tuesday April 7th - Ask Father

Wednesday April 8th - Publishing/Talents - Elizabeth Symonenko

   Parable of the Talents by Max7 (video)

   Ukrainian Orthodox Word - Publication of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA

   Send Miss Elizabeth your artwork or stories at esymonenko@uocusa.net



Thursday April 9th - Ask Father

Friday April 10th - Lunch with Vladyka Daniel

Schedule Week of March 29th!

Monday - Friday - Stories, Strech and Songs  12 Noon EST

FHL - Mini - Children 8 and under

Join Miss Kira,     Miss Denise and Miss Natalie

     Monday -       When God Made You - Jane G. Meyer

                          My God is So Big - Video and Music

                          Milkshake - Koo Koo Kanga

     Tuesday -      And Then Nicholas Sang by Elizabeth Crispina Johnson - Out of Print

                          A Child's Guide to the Divine Liturgy - Ill.  Megan Elizabeth Gilbert

                          Trisagion Hymn and The Jesus Prayer - Video and Music - Mommy/Daddy & Camp

     Wednesday -  Everything Tells Us About God - Katherine Bolger Hyde

                          Rise and Shine - Video and Music

     Thursday       Don't forget to find something in your garden and bring it on Friday!

                          The Trisagion Hymn - All Saints Camp MMDM 2010- audio

     Friday            My Orthodox Counting Book by Maria C. Khoury

                          St. Mary of Egypt - Potamitis Press

                          Ideas for Great Lent (St. Mary of Egypt) - Office of Youth Minitstry Pinterest Board



For FHL Jr (12:45pm) and FHL Teen (1:30pm) - SAINTS WEEK!

Monday March 30th - Mash-UP

    Tithing - Presenter Alexis Naumenko - Jr National UOL President

       Giving 10% - GIving to the Church - Orthodox Church in America

       ST. Volodymyr and Tithing - Encyclopedia of Ukraine


  Tithing - Presenter Alexis Naumenko - Jr National UOL President

    St. Mary of Egypt - In the Wilderness

         St. Mary of Egypt Printable from Many Mercies

         St. Mary of Egypt Lesson - Dr. Pat's Church School - ages 3-5

         St. Mary of Egypt - Turn Life Arount - Orthodox Education Blogspot

         Mary of Egypt - Video - Lives of Saints

         St. Mary of Egypt for all Ages - Frederica Matthews Green

         Discussion of St. Mary of Egypt - Orthodox Livonia - Audio Lesson for Teenagers


Tuesday April 1st - Ask Father

   Join Fr. John Charest and surprise friends His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Eminence Archbishop Daniel!

   Fools for Christ

       St. Xenia by Video by California Pilgrim


Wednesday April 2nd - Lunch With Vladyka

   Choose your lunch and join Vladyka Metropolitan Anthony - learn about his favorite saints

   Life of St. Panteleimon - Orthodox Church in America Website

   Icon of life of St. Panteleimon - St. Panteleimon Church

   Icon of St. Panteleimon - Archangel Icons 

   The Great Commandment - Fr. Myroslav Shirta

   Two Commandments for our Time - Fr. Charles Baxter

   Icon of St. Anthony the Great - Archangel Icons

   Life of St. Anthony the Great - Orthodox Church in America

   Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian - Printable Version - Many Mercies


Thursday April 3rd - Ask Father

   Join Fr. John HCarest and a surpirse friend each session!

  FHL Jr - 

      Fear of God - Be the Bee Video

  FHL Teen

      The Butterfly Circus


      The Lord's Prayer: Forgive Us Our Tresspasses - Fr. Lawrence Farley

      Forgiveness: The Heart and Repentance - V.Rev.Fr. George Morelli, Ph.D.

      Five Model Saints of Repentance - Romanian Orthodox Church


Friday April 4th - Health

   Healing Saints and Your Health - Fr. Anthony Perkins

   Patron Saints of Healing - Romanian Orthodox Church

   Saints Who Were Physicians and Healers - Orthodox Church in America - Dept. of Religious Education


   FHL Teen

   From the Front Porch - Youtube Channel Fr. Anthony Perkins

   What Christians Can Learn from CrossFit - The Trench

   The Power of Prayer in Medicine - Dr. Perry Carlos

   Homeopathy: The Science and Art of Healing - Body, Mind and Spirit - Laura Josephson, CCH, RSHOM

   Jesus the Physican - Fr. Thomas Hopko - Ancient Faith Podcast

   The Ethos of Orthodox Healing - Dr. George Morelli

   What is the Jesus Prayer - Video from Theoria



Monday - Friday March 23 -27

at 12pm EST

Storytime with Miss Kira and Miss Denise

Monday March 23rd - Anthony the Great by John Sarantakis, illustrated by Misha Pjawka  available at Ancient Faith.

St. Gerasimos and the Lion by Georgia Kalogerakis - pub. St. Nekatarios Press.






Presenters Members of the Jr Ukrainian Orthodox League National Executive Board

Learning about stewardship and why it is important in our life as Orthodox Christians.  Especially during this time of Great Lent.


Learn more about the Great Lent Giveaway!!!

Tuesday March 24th


Presenter Fr. Taras Naumenko

Fr. Taras will share some of the special music of Great Lent and discuss why it is different.  You can share your favorite Lenten music. Make sure to have it ready to play!


Here are some resources from Fr. Taras' Presentation today!

Open to Us the Doors of Repentence

By the Rivers of Babylon 

Pslam 137 or 136 - Source of By the Rivers of Babylon

Discussing Psalm 137 with Fr. Thomas Hopko


Prokemenon of Forgiveness Sunday

Turn not away Your face from Your Servant, for I am in trouble; speedily: hear unto my soul, and deliver it.


Let My Prayer Arise

Hymn - Let My Prayer Arise

Psalm 140 or 141 - Sourse for Let My Prayer Arise


Now the Powers - Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts


Letter from Mother Gabriella



Wednesday March 25th


Presenter Michael Kapeluck

Michael will discuss two icons he is currently working on - The Raising of Lazarus and the Decsent into Hades(Pascal Icon).  You will get to see his studio and learn about the icons.


Archangel Icons - See the Icons of Michael!

Introduction to Icons - Orthodox Cathecism Project

Introducing Hymnongraphy to Children through Iconography - OCA

All About Holy Icons - Video by Orthodox Pebbles

Holy Icon Crafts - Orthodox Pebbles

Icon Facts for Kids by Kiddle

Venerating Icons - Be the Bee

Icons to Color - Orthodox Church in America

Icons to Color - Sparks for Orthodox Toddlers

A Gift for Matthew by Nick Muzekari

Beautiful Things: An Orthodox Coloring Book by Megan Elizabeth Gilbert

From God to You by John Kosmas Skinas

Pictures of God by John Kosmas Skinas


Thursday March 26th


Presenter Michael Andrec

Michael is the Director of the Office of Archieve for the UOCofUSA. He will discuss a bit about what he does and then take us on a virtual tour of the current art display of the Ukrainian History and Education Center - Visible Music: the Art of Yukhym Mykhailiv 

Art Work of Yukhym Mykhaliv - Virtual Tour

Stone Babas: A Modern Viewpoint - Art Ukraine

Yukymn Mykhaliv Biography - Encyclopedia of Ukraine

Friday March 27


Presenters Fr. John Haluszcak and Fr. Robert Popivchak

Fr. John will be presenting to FHL Jr. looking at the writings of Mother Alexandra of Holy Transfiguration Monastery. Fr.  Robert will be presenting to FHL Teen looking at our faith and science.


From Fr. John

Lord's Prayer Slides - Coming Soon!

A Reminder: Fr. John has asked for you to help him write his book.  Look at each slide and write down notes of how you would explain that part of the prayer or what it makes you think about.  Email him your answers at otetsivan@gmail.com

From Fr. Bob

Prayer in Time of Corona Virus - UOC of USA

Morning Prayers of Protection from the Coronavirus

Werner Heisenberg, the father of quantum physics, once said:  

"The first sip of a glass of natural science will make you an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass, God awaits you.  Will we be able to get to the bottom of the glass?”

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