I Introduction to the Orthodox Church
A. Orthodox Art in Worship
When entering an Orthodox church for the first time, the visitor will notice many structural and decorative/artistic differences from the traditional Western Christian church. This unit of study helps the new-comer to understand the new environment – its history, development and meaning.
VIDEO – Taking a Tour of an Orthodox Church
B. Icons: Jesus is the Icon of the Invisible God (Colossians 1:15)
VIDEO – “Windows into Heaven”
Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers; Holy Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla; Theophanes the New Wonderworker of Macedonia; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Eutychianos and Strategios the Martyrs