Get an OCF Chapter Email Address!

Chartered chapters are now eligible to get an official OCF email address! Why should you want one? Create a professional presence on campus and in your community Pass on the chapter email to your new officers to ensure continuity from year to year Get OCF updates more easily about National Programs, regional events, and other opportunities […]

Five Minute Church History Lesson

We’re talking outreach again this week. Now that we have the principles down, what can we say when we get questioned about our faith? Let’s start with the hardest question you’ll probably get. Orthodox? What’s that? In the back of my head, I’m always thinking…”Hmm…where to start?” It will take us all a lifetime of liturgy, […]

How Do We Share Orthodoxy?

What do we say to non-Orthodox people about Orthodoxy? This is probably the number one question I hear floating around OCF chapters and conversations with young adults. As Orthodox Christians in North America, we are certainly a religious minority, and as college students on diverse campuses, you have been–willingly or not–selected as ambassadors and representatives of […]

Southeast Regional Coordinator

After much prayer and consideration, John Meese (Southeast Regional Coordinator) has made the decision to leave Orthodox Christian Fellowship to pursue other endeavors. He has expressed his gratitude for the many opportunities he has been able to experience during his time with the organization, and OCF is grateful for his sacrificial work on behalf of […]

Congratulations! You’re a Priest!

My understanding of the priesthood perhaps dawned on me at the age of 15, shortly after the funeral of my father. A presbyter descended from a 400-year lineage of clergymen in the Ukrainian Church, my father had a knack for the unconventional. He would take semi-controversial stances for people to more deeply consider their faith; […]