Philoptochos

October 17th following liturgy - General Meeting


September Torch Club and Leisure group has been cancelled.  We hope to start in October, and will continue to evaluate the latest safety recommendations.

I appreciate and thank you for your continued support and remain your sister in Christ,

Barbara Bambacus, Philoptochos President


The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, is the duly accredited women's philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society shall be:

■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 the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.

The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness.

Philoptochos 2021-2022 Executive Board:

Barbara Bambacus - President

Daphne Tsimpris - 1st Vice President

Pam Saunders - 2nd Vice President

Julie Beamer - Recording Secretary

Anita Deligan - Treasurer