We are currently recruiting new members. On behalf of the Philoptochos Board of the Church of the Transfiguration I would like to invite you to join our growing group of wonderful women!
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., 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.
Pat Mitchell, Current Philoptochos President at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
Membership Tea- September 29th
Our first official meeting of the year will be held on Saturday, September 24th at 1:00pm. Please join us at the home of Ellen Apostolakis for tea and a light luncheon! Call the church office for directions to Ellen’s home. 512-329-6363
Sunday School Cake Auction- Sunday, October 7th.
This is our first-ever cake LIVE AUCTION! join us for a lot of fun! All proceeds benefit the Transfiguration Sunday School classes.
Holiday Bazaar- November 3, 2012!
Philoptochos is sponsoring their 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar on Sat. November 12th from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
The cost is $45 per table. Please let any friend with a business, or who makes crafts, etc. that they can make some extra money for the holidays at our bazaar!
Contact Judy Eagle at email@example.com to reserve your table.