Are you loved? If you feel loved, great! I'm super happy for you. For some people, though, it's hard to feel you are loved, especially when it comes to Valentine's Day. Take it from someone who's spent almost every Valentine's Day as a single person: it's difficult to feel you are loved if you are all alone, if it seems everyone else is part of a couple, everyone else has that "special someone" to call their own. The thing that I'm realizing more and more about Valentine's Da
CIX! Glory be to Jesus Christ!
It's that time of year again: Advent/St. Philip's Fast is almost upon us! Once again, we're beginning to prepare for Christmas, which means we've got a bunch of things coming up in the next few weeks for youth ministry: Urgent Business: Praznyk & St. Nicholas Play Praznyk is just a few short weeks away, on December 9, which means it's time to prepare for our annual St. Nicholas play! This year the play will be for Junior Youth and Bozhi Dity,
I love books. I am one of those people who can spend hours on Pinterest looking up nerdy bookworm pictures and pinning them to my "Nerd" board, like these: My love of books definitely stemmed from being read to extensively as a child, so as I grew older it was no surprise that I spent a lot of my time reading, even during the summer break (though I did spend a lot of time outside as well). Reading was always a way I could enter into the minds of other people to help me learn
Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Христос Раждається! Славімо Його! Happy New Year! I can't believe it's already 2018; honestly December just flew by and here we are. I hope everyone had a great Christmas and brought in the New Year with style. Most of you who are in school still have a week off (so lucky, I've got to add), but I wanted to come here to give you all a reminder on the programs that are continuing this year, as well as a heads up on the great new stuff being planned
Okay, so I'm almost two weeks late, but better later than never – I mean, well-wishing never expires, does it? All that to say, Happy New Liturgical Year! That's right, as of September 1st we are in the new year, according to church tradition. What does that mean for our St. Nicholas Youth? It means the start of Fall programming! Yay! So, what have we got starting up? First of all, we've got the ever-classic Sunday School program for the little ones, Bozhi Dity or "God's Chil