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This curriculum is designed for our youth to learn about the Creed and our statement of faith every time we say it. Thank you to Phylis Onest, M.Div, Director of the Office of Religious Education, Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh for aiding in nthe compilation of this list.

Program Resources

 

For Children 8-12

The Creed/Credo
Camp St. Raphael Wagoner, OK
http://www.orthodoxcamps.org/resources/christianed.html

The Nicene Creed for Young Peopl
by Fr. Anthony Coniaris

Nicene Creed: A fill-in-the-blank puzzle to teach the Creed.
http://www.synaxis.org/catechist/index.htm

 

For Teenagers 13-18

The Creed/Credo
Camp St. Raphael Wagoner, OK
http://www.orthodoxcamps.org/resources/christianed.html

The Nicene Creed for Young Peopl
by Fr. Anthony Coniaris

The Way, The Truth, The Life (first section)
Orthodox Christian Education Committee [OCEC]

Suggested Reading Material

 

For Children 8-12

Mwangi - A Young African Boy's Journey to Faith
by Rene Ritzi

The Creed -Issue of Little Falcons Magazine

Basil's Search for Miracles
by Heather Zydek

 

For Teenagers 13-18

The Orthodox Church Vol 2. Doctrine
by Fr. Thomas Hopko

Celebration of Faith: I Believe
By Fr. Alexander Shmemman

A Tiny Step Away From Deepest Faith: A Teenagers Search for Meaning
by Marjorie Corbman

Hear Me! A Prayerbook for Orthodox Teens
compiled by Annalisa Boyd

The Orthodox Faith A to Z
by Fr. George Grube

What the Church Fathers Say...Volumes 1-3
by Fr. George Grube


Additional Resources

Our Faith section of the Greek Archdiocese's website
http://www.goarch.org/ourfaith/introduction

Orthodox Christian Theology: Questions & Answers. Section on the Creed. 
Website of St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, McKinney (Dallas area) Texas.
http://www.orthodox.net/questions/index.html

Introducing the Orthodox Church: Its Faith & Life 
by Fr. Anthony Coniaris. 
Chapter on the Creed. A separate Study Guide available

Book of Saints who helped either define the Christian Faith (the 1st & 2nd
Ecumenical Councils) or fought to maintain the Faith
. Compiled by Phyllis Meshel
Onest. Contact Phyllis at pmonest@neo.rr.com for the file.

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