April 23, 2014

FOCUS — Fellowship Of Orthodox Christians United to Serve

Announcing a brand new humanitarian social service agency in the United States by the Orthodox Church. Listen to a podcast by Fr. Justin Matthews:   From Fr. Justin Matthews, Executive Director and CEO of Focus: The dream of an Orthodox Christian social action agency entirely dedicated to reaching out to help our neighbors here at home has long been in the making. It is a dream whose time has certainly come. I need not mention extensively the desperate reality many are facing in our country and even in some of our parishes. One in fifty children in the US are homeless, evicted families are living in tents, millions are jobless, and even more feel hopeless. It is for this reason that I make this appeal to you, the faithful, to support this new ministry. … [Read more...]