New Podcast! Orthodox Apologetics: The Eucharist

In the latest episode of the OCF podcast, Media Student Leader Matthew Monos continues his conversation with Fr. Brendan Pelphrey about sharing Orthodoxy with others. In this episode, they talk about the Eucharist: what we think about terms like consubstantiation and transubstantiation, why we have “closed communion,” and more! Click here to listen!

The Real Break 2016 season begins!

The Real Break 2016 season is among us! Beginning this Friday and continuing through the month of March, over 80 Orthodox college students from across the country will come together to participate in service trips and once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimages hosted by Orthodox Christian Fellowship. This year’s trip locations include Constantinople, Jerusalem, Romania, New Orleans, Alaska, Cleveland, […]

My SLB Story: Basil Dixon

Strangers from distant lands, friends of old, you have been summoned to answer to the threat of Mordor. Middle-Earth stands on the brink of destruction. None can escape it. You will unite or you will fall. The chairman of the OCF Student Advisory Board began our first meeting with those words… or something like that. […]

The SLB Tells You Why to Apply

Yianni Gagianas, Chairman Why I Applied: I applied to the SLB to help serve the Church, experience church leadership, and meet more Orthodox Christians my age. Favorite Moment: Going to SLI in August and training with the SLB. Biggest Takeaway: Learning better teamwork Why Apply? Because you will gain much more than you give. Anna […]

My OCF Story: Maria Pappas

Despite my upbringing as an Orthodox Christian, I lost touch with my faith around the time I went to high school. I still considered myself Orthodox and I was definitely proud of my heritage and the traditions of my family, but I didn’t feel a need to engage with Christ in any way, and I […]