We asked our students what makes for a great spiritual advisor for their chapters, and here’s what they had to say: Campus ministry is a priority for you. Perhaps surprisingly, the number one theme among responses was simply being available, dependable, and enthusiastic about OCF. Students want a spiritual advisor who is a constant presence, […]
This month, we’d like you to get to know St. Anastasia the Greatmartyr! Check out our resource page for everything you need to meet this incredible saint at your next meeting!
Having a great conversation at your meetings is more than just having an interesting topic–it takes real leadership to facilitate discussion and make sure everyone’s voice’s are heard. Here are some pointers on leading discussion! The Invisible Facilitator Facilitators should not try to correct, teach, inform, and dominate in the discussion. The job of the […]
In case you didn’t know, OCF has a TON of great resources on the website you can use for your chapter. Here’s how to use the OCF blog. Read an article and have a discussion. Visit ocf.net/blog. On the right, click on Tags Click on Chapter Discussion for articles Create discussion questions. You don’t need […]
In addition to topical discussions and Bible study, we think reading a book (or excerpts from a book) as part of your OCF meetings is a great way to grow spiritually and start a great discussion! Here are a few of our favorite books that we think you could read as a chapter. They’re great […]
We have been asked about how chapters can engage in interfaith and inter-Christian events and dialogue, and in honor of Orthodox Awareness Month and #TakeTheChallenge, we’d like to offer some suggestions. Disclaimer: These cannot and should not serve as the only point of reference in planning events with other religious organizations. First and foremost, you […]