In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit One God, Amen! "Have salt within yourselves" (Mark 9:50) One of our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ’s teachings is mentioned by the Evangelist St. Mark, a remarking very deep...

Continue reading

Reflecting on Intimacy

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Reflecting on Intimacy Who is this God with whom we seek intimacy? It is the good God, the source of goodness and love, who has created all mankind for this purpose and has called us...

Continue reading

Period

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Period I grew up believing that when on my period I am defiled and dirty. I was always told that when you are on your period you shouldn't “enter a church, take the communion, pray,...

Continue reading

Are you a foodie?

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Are you a foodie?  She brought the fresh, warm bread to her nose, inhaling deeply. It smelled rich, promising a delightful taste. Picking up a knife, she applied copious amounts of thick, creamy almond butter....

Continue reading

Online Payment

If you want to donate to the Sunday School or pay your pledges, or to make a payment of the Sunday school membership fee either individually or for a group, please click on the appropriate button from the following options:

Help Our Monastries

Our Outreach Programs

Light of God Campaign (LOGC)
Geared toward high school students. The topics in this conference range from basic Tewahdo teachings to peer pressure and relationships.
Tewahdo Young Adults (TYA)
Targets English speaking young adults who want to learn more about their faith. The topic issues range from understanding science and God to love and relationships.
Servant’s Conference
Retreat based conference for those youth who are more involved in the faith and want to become firm in the church teachings and be aware on how to serve.
Ambassadors Program
To find individuals from  different church in US and Canada representing Youth Outreach Committee (YOC) in their respective churches.

Zemene Tsigie: Season of Flower

Zemene Tsigie: In the orthodox tewahdo church, Zemene tsige/tsome tsige meaning The Season of Flower (produce) is a 40 day optional fasting period which begins September 26 and ends November 5 of geez calendar. During this time our church dedicates in fasting (preformed on one's free will), praying and more to remember the hunger, thirst, poverty, sadness and all the trouble St. Mary, the mother of God faced on her journey to Egypt along with St. Joseph and St. Salome (Matthew 2 1-end).
No Upcoming Events Found

FAQ

We kiss the hands of bishops and priests because in the context of the Divine Liturgy, the hands hold and distribute the holy Body and Blood of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! This is an enduring and centuries old tradition in the Eastern Christendom that has a purely metaphorical connotation; of course, this is not to leave out..... Read More »

11 people found this faq useful.

Life = Jesus Christ "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that..... Read More »

9 people found this faq useful.

We should not participate in any dance because dancing involves bodily movements which are sexually suggestive and can be classified under the heading of "lasciviousness or lewdness" (Gal 5:19-21). Surely a Christian would not want to engage in that type of activity. The close body contact or the erotic movements that characterize so many of the rock-oriented dances would arouse..... Read More »

9 people found this faq useful.

We believe the Virgin Mary is sinless (Free from the sin of Adam) Sin entered the world first when Adam and eve disobeyed God and ate from the tree that was not allowed for them to eat. Gen 2:16-17, Gen 3:1-24, Romans 6:23. After eating the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and eve lost their . As..... Read More »

5 people found this faq useful.

There is a difference between betting and assigning a prize in a competition. Having contestants compete to win a prize in a competition is not a sin but betting on who is going to win is like gambling and is a sin. In dealing with each other the Holy Bible says, "Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love,..... Read More »

5 people found this faq useful.

The answer to this question is simple as our scholar father John Chrysostom said "The Law of the King [Fitha Negest] - A Christian must not go to a wedding {nuptial banquet] to clap his hand rhythmically or to dance with his feet; rather he shall eat in a quiet way as is proper to saint.  Chapter 11. or 446..... Read More »

5 people found this faq useful.

© 2019 Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church Diocese of U.S.A and Canada. All Rights Reserved