This section contains resources that explore fundamental themes in the Orthodox tradition and life.
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Background information and activities about Orthodox fasting.
Preparing the Gifts
Resources on Holy Communion and the Proskomide service.
Great Lent, the Holy
Everything you need to teach young Orthodox children about Great Lent.
Repentance and temptation – Great Lent week 6
Printables and activities to coordinate with Week 6 of Great Lent at the blog Tending the Garden of our Hearts.
Preparing the Gifts: Fabric Learning Set
A soft fabric educational resource to help young children learn about the preparation of the Holy Gifts.
The Gospels and the four Evangelists
Teaching young Orthodox Christian children about the Gospels and the four Evangelists.
All about Icons
Video, activities and background for teaching about holy icons.
DIY Lady Lent wall hanging calendar
A wall-hanging calendar to count down the weeks of Great Lent.
Holy Cross Resources
Educational resources to help teach young Orthodox Christian children about the Holy Cross.
A lesson on kindness | Second Sunday of Luke
Activities and suggestions for teaching about kindness, based on the Gospel reading of the second Sunday of Luke.
Great Lent/Pascha resources
A collection of teaching material for the Orthodox Great Lent.
Introducing the Holy Mysteries
Introducing the seven Holy Mysteries of the Orthodox Church.
Great Lent Lapbook
A lapbook to help teach about the Sundays of Great Lent.
Activities and background to help teach about the Mystery of Holy Baptism.
Activities and background to help teach about the Mystery of Holy Chrismation.
NEW: Holy Confession
Teaching about sin and Holy Confession in the the Orthodox Church.
NEW: Holy Communion
A lesson plan and teaching resources on the Mystery of Holy Communion in the Orthodox Church.