Orthodox Links


Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)

The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official Orthodox campus ministry effort  in the United States. and Canada.  This organization ministers to all Orthodox Christan's in College no matter what  Orthodox Diocese they are from..  There are OCF Chapters in many Orthodox Colleges and Universities  in the USA.   The purpose of the OCF is to act as a support system for Orthodox College Students. They sponsor many different social and spiritual activities, and often arrange for transportation to divine services  at local Orthodox Churches.  When you are in college find out if  there is an OCF on campus.  If not,  why not  start a chapter.

Real Break Mission Trips

The OCF each year sponsors mission trips throughout the USA and the world during Spring Break Vacation.

Short Term/Summer Mission Trip (OCMC)

Each year the Orthodox Christian Mission Center,  a Pan-Orthodox missionary agency, sponsors short term mission trips during Summer vacation.  An excellent opportunity for a college student to participate in service projects and evangelization in foreign lands.


Syndesmos is the World Fellowship of Orthodox Youth, an organization which endeavours to network Orthodox youth from around the world.

Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting -

[EOCS] was created in 1960 by the SCOBA, whose purpose is to conduct the mission of our Lord and His Church via the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts USA programs on a national level.

Orthodox Youth Outreach

OYO (Orthodox Youth Outreach) is a ministry of National Teen Organization of  the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America (SOYO)

Orthodox Christian Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults

Orthodox Christian Bible Studies provides free multimedia resources that are formed-and informed-by the Holy Tradition of the Orthodox Church. With our Bible studies you can plunge into a book of the New Testament, looking at the biblical text and its historical background, and learning how the biblical truths you learn can transform your life. Each Bible study also includes full-color handouts you can download to use in your church study group (or even on your own).

Orthodox Teen Talk On-Line  (OTTO)

Podcasts on issues of interest to teens from an Orthodox Christian Perspective.  Sponsored by the Orthodox Christian Network


Interesting Links

The Miracle of the Holy Fire: 

Each year a true miracle happens at the site of the Tomb of Christ at the Orthodox Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.  On Holy Saturday the patriarch's candles are miraculously lit from fire sent down from Heaven.  When touching this fire, he is not burned.