Stewardship Sunday was celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2012 at the St. Stephen the Protomartyr Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, New York.
Father Rastko Trbuhovich asked that all of the Stewards commitment cards be collected in a tray, which was then placed in the middle of the Church as an offering to God. The entire parish read the Prayer of Stewardship Offering which asks God to bless these Stewardship commitments. The Liturgy was followed by coffee hour and a presentation by David Batrich, National Chair of the Stewardship Committee.
His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan is committed to continued education seminars for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Seminars have been held for clergy on a regular basis since at least October 1993 when +Very Re v. Stavrofor Dr. Nedeljko Grgurevich was the featured speaker.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch met with Mrs. Zorana Mihajlovic, the Minister of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection in the Government of the Republic of Serbia with her associates on 22 November 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade.
This Thanksgiving Saint George Serbian Orthodox Church gave thanks to God by sharing their blessings with their local Lorain community. 8 members of the parish, including Fr Aleksa Pavichevich and his mother Barbara Pavichevich, Kim and Kata Malobabic, Kathy and Farrah Fritsch, and Dee Dee and Anna Tumbas donated their time this Holiday season serving dinner at the Haven Shelter.