The Assumption Philoptochos is pleased to announce the election of officers for the 2021 – 2023 term:

2021 – 2023 Philoptochos Officers
   President: Evelyn Maggos
   Vice President: Melia Linardos
   Treasurer: Jeanne Jurasek
   Recording Secretary: Nikki Massouras
   Corresponding Secretary: Valerie Green
   Advisor: Ann Dervis

Board Members:
   Hara Anast
   Patricia Karabas
   Christina Kozil
   Demetra Lakerdas
   Betty Tsiolis

Attached is our Philoptochos Stewardship form for 2021.
We urge you to renew your membership at this time.

Keep the Philoptochos in your hearts and in your prayers as they set out to help so many around us.



2020 Oath of Office


Philoptochos Mission Statement

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 help 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.

Supporting the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women, February 16, 2020


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