Included in the Flex Chapter Guide:

  • Guidelines for COVID-19 safety
  • Social distancing in-person activities
  • Virtual ministry best practices and activities
  • Recommendations for making your in-person activities “hybrid” to accommodate more students
  • Ideas for integrating OCF Everywhere offerings into your weekly meetings

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Flex Chapter Guide 2020

Navigating Campus Ministry During COVID-19

Created for advisors and student leaders to plan a spiritually-enriching year that prioritizes the health and well-being of students, parishes, and campus communities.

Dressing up for Christmas as Christians

Dressing up for Christmas as Christians

It is tradition to adorn our homes and even ourselves festively this season. In doing so, we are communicating a piece of the joy of the Nativity. But these adornments, even some silly pajamas, might point to something more profound. We feel the warmth, cheer, and joy of the holiday season when hearing Christmas music or seeing beautiful lights and we want to spread this cheer into the world. 

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Caterpillars with Free Will

Caterpillars with Free Will

When was the last time you saw a caterpillar in all of its colorful and bizarre glory? The first image in my head comes from the beloved children’s classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle. As the young reader is introduced to the finer points on counting...

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Serve With Your Light

Serve With Your Light

In the Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare there is a quote that says, “How far that candle shines his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” Today’s post isn’t going to be, dare I say, typical. I want to talk about the opportunities we have to serve in...

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Day of Light

Looking for an event to do with your chapter. Check out the Day of Light. 

Orthodox Awareness Month

 

Situated at the beginning of the school year, Orthdodox Awareness Month is a time that the members of your OCF chapter can devote to both examining aspects of the Faith they wish to develop, and to being a witness to the faith on their campus. In our daily life it is important that we grow in understanding our faith, and are knowledgeable representatives of our faith when people have questions or want to learn more. This is also a good time to revisit complicated topics within the church, or even the basics, which some may have forgotten. All and all it’s a wonderful way to start off the year on the right foot as a strong, connected OCF!

Lenten Cookbook

 Are you stuck with the same three meal ideas for fasting? Check out the OCF cookbook and try to make a few new recipes. Maybe start a Lenten Potluck with your chapter.

What is Orthodoxy

There’s a Saint for That

Get to know the saints and discover how they can intercede for us.

Alumni Talks

Talk with OCF Alumni on different topics. Join us for these LIVE interviews with OCF alumni and get your questions answered!