Elissa Bjeletich writes and speaks on topics of Orthodox life, parenting and religious education, and has published several books including Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home, In God’s Hands: A mother’s journey through her infant’s critical illness, and Welcoming the Christ Child: Family Readings for the Nativity Lent. A wife and the mother of five daughters, Elissa works in the Sunday School and Youth Ministries at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas.
YCC2017 – Youth Ministry & Parents
Mar 01, 2017
If you haven’t seen it, you might be interested in a talk I gave at YCC 2017. I’m addressing a conference full of Youth Ministry and Camp Workers, on the topic of how we approach parents…
Blueprints for the Little Church on YouTube!
Feb 23, 2017
Over the course of Great Lent, my Blueprints for the Little Church co-author, Caleb Shoemaker, and I will be producing some short videos and posting them on our new Blueprints YouTube channel!
New Resources for Great Lent
Feb 23, 2017
Cheesefare approaches, and the Orthodox will begin Great Lent on Clean Monday, February 27. In our parish, we’ll be making treasure boxes with the younger kids tonight, and talking about these…
Great Lent is coming… Are you ready?
Feb 06, 2017
Have you heard our Getting Ready for Great Lent promo on Ancient Faith Radio? If you don’t live stream the station, but prefer to just download podcasts one at a time, you might miss it, so…