LET’S BUILD OUR CHURCH TOGETHER
Dear brothers and sisters!
We are doing a lot of work constructing a spiritual and educational center and a temple.
Our temple will be a spiritual haven for those who seek satisfaction in their religious life and a cultural haven for those who share the traditions of their ever-memorable ancestors.
Thanks to the devotion of Orthodox believers, such projects become possible.
Let us remember that the Church always prays for builders, benefactors, and donors of churches. The Lord accepts our donations and blesses us and, through us, our families.
The Holy Fathers teach us: “Whoever creates a man-made house of God on Earth creates for himself a man-made house in heaven.”
In the most challenging moments, we all come to the temple, approach the holy images, put candles, pray for the departed, and ask the Lord for help. The construction of temples has long been considered the greatest virtue, and churches have always been built by the whole world. This is a holy cause. So let us also leave our mark on this earth: we will make a treasury for the salvation of the immortal soul and leave our children the opportunity to remember us with dignity.
I cordially urge you to unite in this challenging, meaningful, valuable task of building a temple.
With love in Christ,
Priest Sergiy Kosov, Rector
Ways to donate:
• Write a check to St. Joseph of Optina Russian Orthodox Church.
Please send it to PO Box 64476 Virginia Beach, VA 23467
• Donate with PayPal