Essay about A Lifelong Calling into the Orthodox Christian Church

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The Orthodox Christian Church holds true to the teachings of Christ as given by Him to His apostles. The Orthodox Christian Church is universal and Orthodox Christians have a faith and doctrine of Jesus Christ Our Lord as Head of the Church. To date, the Orthodox Church teachings promote the central role of youth and children in the mission of the church. Being an Orthodox Christian is a lifelong calling to whoever is baptized and chrismated in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Right from child hood, we as Orthodox Children share in the Holy mysteries of the faith. The Holy Liturgies and prayers emphasize the mystical transformation of the child to dress up in Christ and to follow Christ forever. My obligation as a…show more content…
The Orthodox Christian Church holds true to the teachings of Christ as given by Him to His apostles. The Orthodox Christian Church is universal and Orthodox Christians have a faith and doctrine of Jesus Christ Our Lord as Head of the Church. To date, the Orthodox Church teachings promote the central role of youth and children in the mission of the church. Being an Orthodox Christian is a lifelong calling to whoever is baptized and chrismated in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Right from child hood, we as Orthodox Children share in the Holy mysteries of the faith. The Holy Liturgies and prayers emphasize the mystical transformation of the child to dress up in Christ and to follow Christ forever. My obligation as a young girl is to preserve, protect and promote this Orthodoxy through my daily activities and witnessing to the faith by reflecting the true picture of Christ. Settling into school as Orthodox Christian for many of us is difficult. I attend a public high school and I have noticed that public school offers a variety of activities such as sports and extra-curricular activities and it is easy for faith to be forgotten or simply put aside, along with medial and the social world around us like celebrities, tabloids, tv, Facebook and many other forms of social media. St. Paul teaches us that: You have been called to enjoy liberty, only do not let the liberty to be an Opportunity for the flesh: Instead serve One another through Love. Because the

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