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Antiochian Women of St Philip's

The Women of St. Philip’s support our church community in many ways, such as providing hospitality for special events (mercy meals for the departed, Lenten retreat luncheon, etc.), sending cheerful greetings to shut-ins, and raising funds for special projects, both within St Philip's and elsewhere.  Women of our church have established and maintain a number of our ministries: Matushka Olga Sewing Club, St Andrew Rublev Iconography Workgroup, Creative Arts Workshop, Pysanky Workshop, Handmaidens, Youth Choir and more.  In addition, our women are an integral part of nearly all St Philip's ministries.  Where can your skills and talents support our community?

A Sisterhood serving Christ through serving others.  The Women of St. Philip’s is our chapter of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Women of North America (AOCWNA).  AOCWNA is a national organization whose purposes are

  1. to develop among women throughout the Antiochian Archdiocese a spirit of Christian leadership, awareness and commitment as taught in the Holy Orthodox Church,
  2. to foster among women throughout the Antiochian Archdiocese a genuine expression of love and service through works of charity, and
  3. to instill among women throughout the Antiochian Archdiocese and the community at large a sense of fellowship and a deeper understanding of the heritage and traditions of the Antiochian Archdiocese and the Orthodox Church.

Every woman who is a member of an Antiochian Orthodox Church is de facto a member of AOCWNA.  For more information about Antiochian Women, see the video below or visit http://www.antiochian.org/women.

The Women of St. Philip’s invite all the women of St. Philip’s to participate in their ministry.  Meetings are held on the first Sunday of each month (September through June, check the calendar for exceptions), during Coffee Hour.  Even if you can't come to the meetings, we value your input and participation in other ways.

Contact Vera Acker for more information.

"Yes We Do" Video Tells the Antiochian Women Story

Yes We Do from Antiochian Archdiocese on Vimeo.

Podcasts

Podcasts
Homily: Fr. Noah Bushelli (02-17-19)
17 Feb 2019 at 7:48pm

Homily given by Fr. Noah Bushelli on the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee.Note: Please forgive the poor quality of the audio.



Homily: Rdr Justin Gohl (02/10/19)
15 Feb 2019 at 3:43pm

Homily given by Reader Justin Gohl on Sunday, February 10, 2019.



Homily: Fr. Noah Bushelli (02-03-19)
12 Feb 2019 at 12:31pm

Homily given by Fr. Noah Bushelli on February 3, 2019.



Ministry with Fr. Noah Bushelli and Subdeacon David Hyatt
6 Feb 2019 at 10:26pm

Fr. Noah Bushelli and Subdeacon David Hyatt discuss the importance of ministry or service in the life of the faithful Orthodox Christian using the "Ministry" handout that can be found here.  They also talk about the new part-time assistant positio...



Homily: Subdn David Rayahin (01-27-19)
29 Jan 2019 at 11:01pm

Subdeacon David Rayahin gave the homily on Zacchaeus Sunday.




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And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. (Acts 11:26)

Saint Philip Orthodox Church
1970 Clearview Road
Souderton, PA  18964
215-721-4947
office [at] st-philip.net