Featured Resources for Holy Week and Pascha
1: Journey through Holy Week
Follow Christ and the Church through each stage of Holy Week—from the Saturday of Lazarus to the Agape Vespers service—with this new full-color guide from the Department of Religious Education. In the zine-style booklet, author Stephania Gianulis pinpoints the relevance and meanings of the services, hymns, and scripture readings. Special features on each page illuminate icons, traditions, and history.
To extend Journey through Holy Week into your home, download the free parent guide from the Center for Family Care.
Suitable for ages 10 and up—for use during retreats, in church, at home, or in the classroom.
Journey through Holy Week Student Zine (L183)
17 pgs Qty 1-74 $2.95 each / 75+ $2.50 each
Journey through Holy Week Teacher Guide (L183-1)
1 unit with 5 lesson plans $9.95 each
Please call (800) 566-1088 to order.
2: Journey to Pascha
The Department of Christian Education for the Orthodox Church in America has a unit titled, “Journey to Pascha”. Click here for more information on this unit: http://dce.oca.org/focus/pascha/
During Great Lent we prepare ourselves for the Great Feast of Pascha. In this unit we will be studying the events that we celebrate during Holy Week and Pascha. Included in this unit are icons, activities, and both texts and explanations of services and prayers.
3: Making Palm Crosses
The Department of Christian Education for the Orthodox Church in America also has an activity to make Palm Crosses. Click here for direction on how to make the Palm Crosses: http://dce.oca.org/assets/files/resources/Palm-Crosses.pdf