Community Service

Identifying the community and its needs.
Serving the hungry, the homeless, the naked, the imprisoned - locally, internationally.
Visiting the sick, the shut-ins.

A Home for the Homeless

Volume I - 1984

Oh, brother, man, fold to thy heart thy brother; Where pity dwells, the peace of God is there. To worship rightly is to love each other, Each smile a hymn, each kindly deed a prayer.

This short anonymous poem…

Prison Ministry

Volume I - 1984

A Way To Reach Out

Today we are faced with what would seem to many as an insurmountable problem: incarceration; there is no room in our prisons for those who have been convicted of crimes. Some say the problem is…

Gift Of Literacy, Gift Of Love

Volume I - 1983

Is there anything more frustrating than being in a foreign country and not even being able to recognize the letters of the alphabet, or to make sense of a single word? One longs even to be able to read a billboard!…


Volume I - 1983

A Parish Ministry to the Elderly

On May 10th, 1981 a group of concerned parishioners at Holy Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles formed an organization dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of…

Widowed Clergy Wives

Volume I - 1982

“...defend the fatherless, plead for the widow” (Isaiah 1:17) “...visit orphans and widows in their affliction. . .” (James 1:27)

The physical body is so designed that all its faculties respond to protect and heal…