Philoptochos – The word Philoptochos translates into “Friend of the Poor.”
The Ladies Philoptochos Society of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, Macon, is more than an organization. It's a sisterhood of women devoted to serving God as He leads in supporting charitable and philanthropic causes in Middle Georgia, throughout America, and locations worldwide. By banding together in prayer in committment, the Ladies of Philoptochos raise funds that help feed, clothe, and shelter the needy. Ours is a mission of service, rooted in Jesus' command to love one another. We do so in humility and love, forming a small, but formidable army of spiritual grace in action.
President: Maria McCluskey
Vice President: Sarah Drakopoulos
Treasurer: Natalia Saratsiotis
Recording Secretary: Mandi Saratsiotis
Corresponding Secretary: Maria Spicer
Member-at-Large: Rodica Cazacu (not pictured)
Advisor: Mina Stewart
Theodore the Tyro, Great Martyr; Mariamne, Sister of Apostle Philip; Righteous Auxentius; The Pious Rulers Marcian and Pulcheria; Theodore the New Martyr of Byzantium; Hermogenes (Germogen), Patriarch of Moscow
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