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SPOTLIGHT: Engaging in Christ's Call to Serve: Philadelphia Homeless Outreach

Through the efforts of the whole community, on November 5, 2020 a handful of volunteers from Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church took the FOCUS backpack program to the streets of Philadelphia through their Homeless Ministry.

Click below to read more from Angela Godshall, who was one of the key volunteers organizing this year’s efforts in Philadelphia.

Live (and Serve) in the Moment

In Orange County, CA, FOCUS volunteers serve in the moment, on the front lines, meeting people’s needs. Many nonprofits, especially those that feed the hungry, have been facing uncertainty since

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Lent: an Opportunity to Redirect

Fr. David Wooten It’s well known that the early church document The Shepherd of Hermas exhorts those who are fasting to take the money they normally would spend on food

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Let Yourself Be Interrupted

Written by: Katrina Bitar Something that we discuss often during the YES experience is how to allow God’s Kingdom to break into this world. When I let go of my

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Honesty and Care

Fr John A. Jillions When I was 17 or so I was in a car being driven by a Protestant high-school friend who already knew he wanted to be a

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