Philoptochos

The 2016 to 2017 Philoptochos Board Members are as follows:
 
Betsy Corum, President
 
Jennifer Zotos, Vice President
 
Barbara Harmon, Recording Secretary
 
Connie Lee, Corresponding Secretary
 
Jessica Bikas, Treasurer

We encourage all Orthodox Christians to participate in a very active arm of the Parish, our beloved Ladies of Philoptochos Ministry. 

We hold our meetings at The Olive Branch, 3992 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421, on the second Sunday of the month.

Your generosity supports the following: Our Parish’s endeavors, Chattanooga Community Kitchen, Room In the Inn, the poor, the aged, the sick, the handicapped, those needing special assistance, Members of the Parish in financial need who approach our Priest Fr. Stavros.

Our nominal fee of $21.00 for the entire year helps with various philanthropic outreach programs throughout our community, nationally as well as internationally. We encourage you all to join our beloved Ladies of Philoptochos Outreach Ministry so that we can continue to serve our Lord and in helping others for it is written, “I was hungry and you fed Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.” (Matt. 25:35-40).

Our Ministry strives to obey the command of our Lord to help those in need. Thank you for your support!

  • to aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widow, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of the 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 the participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.