Church Without Walls Campaign Launched
Johnstown, PA - The Distinguished Diocesan Donor’s Program aims
to advance our momentum in the 21st century. This vital ministry has just kicked off its Church
Without Walls campaign.
Just as the
Virgin Mary holds out her arms, in the apse of our Orthodox Church, welcoming
us into her warm embrace, presenting Christ to us, demonstrating she is “more spacious than the Heavens,” our
Information Technology ministry reaches out to the Church beyond the
limitations of our own created space.
This crucial ministry reaches those who are unable to attend the divine
services, to bring them in through live broadcasting. So even those who are
sick, shut in and down trodden, may still participate in the divine services of
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Information Technology has planned upgrades to the website
that along with ongoing live streaming, hosting and technical support expenses
that will total $50,000. Additionally, we have aspirations of purchasing
fifteen Mobile Broadcasting Units costing $5,000 each, which would enable all
thirteen deaneries, Camp Nazareth and our new Bishop to have live broadcasting
capabilities. The Mobile Broadcast Unit would enable:
Nazareth to broadcast live for parents and others to participate,
Deanery to take part in diocesan-wide educational symposiums and conferences,
as well as broadcast selected services, and
- Our new Bishop
to take on the road with him as he visits our entire God-saved diocese.
Today, we ask you to support our diocese. Your contribution
will help us advance our momentum in the 21st century in our
ever-changing technology world and various diocese ministries. Please consider
making a tax-deductible gift of $100 or more to the Distinguished Diocesan
Distinguished Donors are off to a great start this year,
with contributions totaling nearly $40,000.
Glory to God! We invite you to
become a member and attend one of our Distinguished Diocesan Donor dinners near
you to hear about the accomplishments of our diocese. Please visit
ddd.acrod.org for the most current information. With your help, together
we can continue to advance our diocese. Thank you for your support.
Go to ddd.acrod.org to donate on-line now or download a donation form and mail in your contribution!
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