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Conference Handouts

Conference Handouts

This past weekend, I was a vendor at the St. Emmelia’s Conference in Houston. For those of you who were unable to attend the conference and would like to download the handouts I had available at my tables, they are available below. A Brief Overview of Worship,...
Teaching Our Children About the Life of Saint Nicholas

Teaching Our Children About the Life of Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas is one of the most beloved saints of all time. Stories about his life are re-told from one generation to the next, year after year. You can also find churches around the world named in memory of him. Just recently, there was a book published called, St....
Our Journey to Pascha

Our Journey to Pascha

Three weeks prior to Great Lent, the Triodion (the service book for Orthodox Christians which contains the services for the three weeks prior to Lent, Great Lent, and Holy Week) begins. In these three weeks prior to the beginning of Lent, it is a time of preparation...
Companion to “Special Agents of Christ”

Companion to “Special Agents of Christ”

This was part of my presentation at the last IL webinar.  For the foreseeable future, Illumination Learning will not be hosting anymore webinars.  As time permits, I will be archiving as many resources as possible from these past webinars on the website. The following...
Orthodox Kitchen Traditions: Outreach

Orthodox Kitchen Traditions: Outreach

We were invited by friends of ours to participate in an outreach program at their parish.  The outreach program was being hosted by one of our sister Orthodox parishes in town.  I’ve been to their church several times in the past but it had been at least a few...
Pascha Passports

Pascha Passports

This Lenten season, every student in our church school received their own Pascha Passport. These were made available to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver parishes through Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado.  We were fortunate enough to be...