Supplemental Lessons/Activities

The Diocesan Apostolate for Christian Education, relying upon the talent of dedicated diocesan clergy and lay educators have developed supplemental lessons and activities to augment the OCEC curriculum. It is currently in the process of developing special programming in the areas of adult education, catechumen/convert instruction, first confession and youth ministry.

Church School Teachers are invited and encouraged to submit supplemental activities, such as craft projects or innovative lesson plans that they have developed related to current OCEC text books and or liturgical seasons of the year for posting on this web page. All activity plans must be in digital format, and are to be emailed to .

Church School Completion Certificates

Church School End of the Year Completion Certificate (MS Word Format)

Attractive certificate that can be used for end of the year closing ceremonies. Full color with iconographic enhancements. Simply personalize with the name of your parish, student's name and date and print on card stock. Then add your church seal.

Youth Night Lesson Plans

Resources for teen youth night gatherings which may take place in the context of the parish church school, Jr. ACRY or the deanery level.  Posted below are ready-to-use topical youth night curriculum guides in PDF format.  They provide an opportunity for group discussion on some aspect of the Orthodox Faith.

Waging the Battle Against Sin  

Living Our Faith In and Out of Season

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