Current Newsletter:

  • Spring 2013 Newsletter (4 pages) (PDF)

  • “Stages of Faith and Family and Application” by the Orthodox Christian Education Commission
  • A Lesson Plan Outline – with our without a textbook
  • Resources for Great Lent
  • Adapting the “Pascha Egg” project for a better “Easter Egg Hunt.” 
  • A Description of Jesus
  • Lazarus Race
  • Pascha Projects for Wee Folk
  • Journey with Jesus – 6 sites Jesus traveled between the Last Supper & the Crucifixion
  • Jesus Travels to Jerusalem – Who traveled with Jesus while He was with us?
  • Lenten Word Search

  • Learning Objectives for Preschool & Kindergarten (PDF)

  • NEW! Site Index (WORD)
  • 2012-2013 Little Falcons Order form & Letter from the Editor Fr. Tom Kazich (PDF)
  • 2012-2013 Teacher's Planning Calendar (Gregorian) (WORD)
  • 2012-2013 Teacher's Planning Calendar (Julian) (WORD)

From Past Newsletters:

  • Fall 2012 Newsletter (4 pages) (PDF)(WORD)
  • Learning Objectives: Grades 1-5 Textbooks Keep 1 Set Teacher's Reference (PDF)
  • Learning Objectives: Middle/Jr. & Sr. High Textbooks Teacher's Reference Set (PDF)
  • OCEC's Teacher Training & Certification Program (PDF)
  • Welcome to the Religious Education Commission (PDF)
  • 2011-2012 Yellow Pages (1-6) (PDF) (DOC) (RTF)
  • 2005 Yellow Pages for Religious Education (PDF) (RTF)


The purpose of my ministry and this website is to

  • Help teachers enhance their lessons and teaching styles
  • Provide two Newsletters with Handouts yearly
  • Keep Readers posted of new resources for Orthodox Christian use
  • Expand Adult Education Resources


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