New York, NY -- Since its inception in 1998, the Interfaith Marriage Web site has had thousands of visitors. To reflect this growing ministry's needs, the site has recently been retooled. Intermarried spouses and couples associated with the GOA, SCOBA, as well as other Christian faith groups should find much of its contents relevant to their needs. Interreligious spouses and couples, clergy, grandparents, lay workers, seminarians, researchers, psychotherapists, marriage and family scholars and other professionals should also find the information in this site beneficial.
Those logging on to the site can expect to find the following information:
An overview of the Interfaith Marriage Research Project (IRP) A resources page directing visitors to additional information Newspaper and magazine articles related to the subject of intermarriage Academic articles related to the Interfaith Research Project (IRP) Articles from the Orthodox Observer related to inter-Christian and intercultural marriage Premarital preparation materials for intermarried couples Pastoral guidelines useful to couples associated with the GOA Articles describing marriage from an Orthodox and Christian perspective Information describing the workshops that Fr. Charles Joanides, Ph.D., LMFT conducts A description of the ongoing research that Fr. Charles is conducting Links to two Interfaith Marriage Message Boards that contain over 600 Q and A's Links to other useful Web sites for married couples
The Internet is an efficient and effective way to communicate with large numbers of people. As a result, this site will continue to grow and be updated regularly. Logging on to www.interfaith.goarch.org can access this site.
By Albert H. Lee