Atlanta Metropolis Organizes Aid in Baton Rouge

Atlanta Metropolis Organizes Aid in Baton Rouge

Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Mrs. Dee Nicolaou, the Director of Disaster Response for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta, and President of the Metropolis Philoptochos regarding the recent needs of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox community in Baton Rouge, LA. The community in Baton Rouge has been recovering from...

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National Philoptochos Louisiana Floods Relief Fund

National Philoptochos Louisiana Floods Relief Fund

September 1, 2016 Dear National Board Members, Metropolis Presidents and Boards, Chapter Presidents and Stewards of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, On behalf of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, I extend heartfelt greetings to you as we commemorate the Feast of the Indiction, the first day of the...

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Metropolitan ALEXIOS on Flood in Louisiana

Metropolitan ALEXIOS on Flood in Louisiana

The following is a letter sent to the parishes in the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta, concerning the recent floods.   My Beloved Ones, I greet you with love and joy in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I wish to express my sincere thoughts and prayers...

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Orthodox Church in Baton Rouge Four Feet Under Water

Orthodox Church in Baton Rouge Four Feet Under Water

UPDATED August 24, 2016. Have you heard about the devastating flood in Louisiana?  It seems to have taken a while for the news to spread.  At least 13 people have died due to the flood. May God remember them. And thousands are still in shelters since the rain came pouring...

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IOCC Makes a Difference in US

IOCC Makes a Difference in US

The International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is a beacon of hope in a time of disaster.  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC US Country Representative, Dan Christopulos, on the aid they are currently offering in Louisiana and West Virginia.  Whether it’s a Clean Up Bucket, an Emergency Response Van...

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West Virginia isn’t out of the water yet.

West Virginia isn’t out of the water yet.

In a recent letter posted on the Antiochian Archdiocese website titled “Need for Charity after West Virginia Flooding”, Fr. Christopher Eid, Dean of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Charleston, West Virginia described the current situation in WV.   The entire state of West Virginia has undergone, recently, heavy rain which...

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IOCC Sends Flood Relief Efforts for West Virginia

IOCC Sends Flood Relief Efforts for West Virginia

Baltimore, MD — As torrential rain pummeled parts of West Virginia and threatened a new round of flooding, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) remains on the ground providing emotional and spiritual care and deploying IOCC volunteer clean-up crews to the hard hit towns of Clendenin and Rainelle. His Grace Bishop Thomas...

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IOCC Reps Update SC Flood Situation and Current Needs

IOCC Reps Update SC Flood Situation and Current Needs

As many of our listeners know, there was extreme flooding in South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Joaquim.  Dams were breached, interstate highways have been closed, at least 17 people are dead, and tens of thousands more are without shelter, power, or drinking water.  On the phone, to tell...

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Balkans Still Recovering One Year After Catastrophic Floods

Balkans Still Recovering One Year After Catastrophic Floods

May 19, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) — It’s been a difficult year since record rainfall drenched the Balkans last spring, unleashing the worst flooding in more than 100 years and leaving a trail of destruction across Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. More than 70 people lost their lives, while hundreds of thousands of survivors...

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Flash Floods in Serbia

Flash Floods in Serbia

Flash floods swept across eastern Serbia Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind widespread destruction. This video, uploaded yesterday, shows a violent force of water surging between homes and carrying away massive amounts of debris, trees, and even vehicles. In the wake of such devastation—and many other hurting communities that are not given...

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