October 2018

   Through the generosity of our parishioners we were able to make 3 elementary school and one high school student backpacks. I took the backpacks to City of Angels, a program of the Los Angeles Unified School District that works with homeless children. To say that they were delighted to get them would be an extreme understatement. 

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September 2018

   Thanks to all our parishioners who contributed, we collected $402 for the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry.  

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August 2018

    In July we collected $382 for the monasteries of the Diocese of the West.  Thank you to everyone who contributed!  

    In August we will be collecting for the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry.  Our Divine Liturgy begins with the great litany, which includes the petition "...for captives and for their salvation, let us pray to the Lord...."  Let us put these words into action by giving generously to this Orthodox charity.

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July 2018

   We were overjoyed to collect $363 in June for St. Herman's Seminary.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

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June 2018

   Our June charity collection will go to St. Herman's Seminary.  St. Herman’s Seminary offers a four-year program of theological, liturgical, patristics, and Biblical studies in a progression of one year programs.

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April-May 2018

Our April charity collection will benefit the Gobezie Goshu Home, a charity designated by his eminence Archbishop Benjamin.  This project is located in Adwa, Ethiopia.  It provides housing and food for the elderly of Adwa, supports 900 school children, provides care for around 275 invalids, and provides necessities for 25 prisoners.

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March 2018

   As our beloved Archbishop Benjamin said in his sermon on our parish feast day, we encounter Christ every day in the person of our neighbor.  The fast of Great Lent is not about ourselves; it is about our neighbor, in whom is our salvation.

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December 2017

The children's choir will continue to have rehearsal after Saturday school from 3:00-4:15, and they will sing in church during Liturgy on December 3, December 24, and January 14. They will also sing in the Christmas program at the concert on January 14.

July 2017

   I wish to thank everyone for their generous contributions for the homeless in providing hygenic materials. All items were successfully distributed to the homeless under the Sunset bridge. May God bless each person who contributed.

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May - June 2017

Christ is Risen!
Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to our care packages for the needy!  We were able to assemble 15 packages, which were distributed locally on Great and Glorious Pascha.  Special thanks goes to the FORUM study group who assembled all the packages.

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