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The provided resources are offered to aid parents in their journey in raising their children as Orthodox Christians.  Suggestions for additions to these resources or for new resources ideas, please contact the OYM Office.

Eastern Orthodox Committee of Scouting

Learn more about Orthodox Scouting programs Here

Saints Alive!

Online games and puzzles to learn about your faith! This site was created by the Department of Internet Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.This game does requires the use of Flash. Click here

Orthodox Education Blogspot

Activities for Orthodox Families and Homeschooling


Little Falcons

To sign up for an Orthodox Magazine for Children Click Here

Parenting a Child with Disabilities in the Chruch

Parenting a Child with Disabilities in the Church

Resources for parents and youth workers in walking alongside our youth with disabilities.


Orthodox Circle

Are your children looking to start building their one social media accounts. Help them connect to other Orthodox Christians on the internet through Orthodox Circle. Orthodox Circle is online social networking for Orthodox Christians.

Center for Family Care - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

 A wonderful hub, containing a wide variety of resources on parenting, marriage and growing your family in the Orthodox Faith.

Orthodox Pebbles

Resources for Living the Faith


Illumination Learning

Orthodox Education Resources


Orthodox Christian School Association

Looking to give your child a Christ centered education. Take a look at the Orthodox Christian School Assoication website. They have a directory of Orthodox schools that your child may attend.

Click here to find out more!

Blogs and Social Media
Orthodox Mom by Sylvia Leontaritis
The Ascetics Lives of Mothers by Analisa Boyd
Many Mercies by Laura Wilson
OrthodoxMotherhood by Sarah Wright
Charming the Birds from the Trees
Raising Saints by Elissa Bjeletich
Books we reccomend - most titles may be found at Ancient Faith Publishing and Orthodox Marketplace
  • Fasting as a Family – Meliisa Nasko
  • Parenting Toward the Kingdon – Dr. Philip Mamalakis
  • Bluerpints for the Little Church – Elissa Bjeletich & Caleb Shoemaker
  • Heaven Meets Earth: Celebrating Pascha and the Twelve Feasts
  • Making God Real in the Orthodox Christian Home – Fr. Anthony Coniaris
  • Our Church Our Children – Sophie Koulomzin
  • On the Upbringing of Children – Bishop Ireneaus
  • The Ascetic Lives of Mothers: A Prayer Book for Orthodox Moms – Analisa Boyd
  • Hear Me: Prayers for Orthodox Teens – Analisa Boyd
  • Little Falcons Magazine for children
  • Growing Faithful Families – Rebecca Myerly
  • New Martyr Magazine for Orthodox Children
  • Of Such is the Kingdom - A Practical Theology of Disability- Summer Kinard
Podcasts and Video with a focus on family or youth
  • Be the Bee – YouTube
  • Orthodox Children’s Press – YouTube
  • Theoria.tv – YouTube
  • Podcasts from Ancient Faith – Family Matters, Raising Saints, Tending the Gardens of our Hearts, Ascetic Lives of Mothers, Let US Attend, Live the Word, OCF Campus Ministry Podcast, Readings from Under the Grapevine, The Trench
  • From Orthodox Christian Network
  • The Children’s Word – Weekly Children’s Bulletin
  • Articles and Podcasts for family, youth and young adults

Looking for things to talk to your children about? Here are some articles that parents can use to teach their children or use for Sunday School!

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.

Learn about the Mission

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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)