Initiates and organizes parish evangelism projects and programs in order to increase
membership. These programs are a function of growing–up the body of Christ’s church. They encourage
the present membership base to lead seekers to the church who are their “natural network” as
friends, relatives, associates and/or neighbors. The evangelism chairperson is responsible
for supervising the Greeter Program including the follow-up program with the Priest for all
seekers. This person plans, developes and supervises the special activities of advertising,
literature/pamphlet displays, parish brochures, and special outreach lectures helping to explain
The Greeters program is one of basic hospitality. Greeter’s Responsible
for the organization of the Greeters program. Greeters welcome first time seekers and other
guests making sure they are comfortable in our churches setting. The greeter is trained to
provide the guest with proper Orthodox Church literature (pamphlets, books, etc.)
In Liturgy they seat guests, take offerings, organize communion attendants, and assist
the priest in an orderly lines for Holy Communion and the dismissal. The full scope of this
program is fully explained below under Greeters Manual.
Bible Study: Just completed Bible Studies for Adults covering Gospels of John; Luke; and Matthew.The Book of Acts; Epistles including: Corinthians 1 and 2; Galatians; Thessalonians 1 and 2; Hebrews; and the Catholic Epistles of James,Perter 1&2, John 1,2 &3.
Special Orthodox Church Studies:
"Study of the first 200 years of Christianity" by Prof. V. Kesich
"Ask for the Ancient Paths: discovering What church is Meant to Be by James Guirguis
" One Flew under the Onion Dome" by Joseph Huneycutt.
Guest Speakers and Special Forums: Fr.Peter Gillquist; Frederica Mathewes-Green; Cindy Bastunas