Ladies Philoptochos Society
FR. DEAN, PROISTAMENOS
PRESIDENT, ANGELA ESLER
DAY: One day A month, evening or daytime
PLACE: PARISH HALL
PERIOD: SEPTEMBER - JUNE
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., is the duly accredited women’s philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society is:
- To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and
- To promote the charitable, benevolent, and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through instructional programs, presentations, lectures, seminars and other educational resources;
- To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox Christian Family, and through them, to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs;
- To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with cooperation of the Parish priest and the Parish Council.
The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness.
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Chapter President: ANGELA ESLER
Chapter VICE PRESIDENT" KAREN HANLEY
Chapter Recording Secretary: CHRISTINA LAZAR
Chapter Corresponding Secretary:
Chapter Treasurer: CHERYL HAUGHT AND STEPHANIE LORENZO
Chapter Advisor: FRAN GOLDNER
PRESVYTERA CAROLYN NASTOS, NIKI CONSTANTELO, MARILENA MIDGLEY
"Freely you have received, freely give" (Matthew 10:8)
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