ZOE for Life! to sponsor ‘Akathist for the Unborn’ January 17
NORTH ROYALTON, OH [MW Diocese Communications] — “ZOE for Life!” will sponsor a pan-Orthodox “Akathist for the Unborn” at Saint Matthew the Evangelist Antiochian Orthodox Church, 10383 Albion Road, North Royalton, OH at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, 2016.
Archpriest Andrew Harmon, Pastor of Saint Matthew Church, will conduct the prayer service. A free-will offering will be collected, and a speaker and refreshments will follow the service.
The speaker will be Lisa Palivoda, a member of Saint Matthew Church and a former co-coordinator of the post-abortion recovery program at the Oasis of Hope Pregnancy and Parenting Center, Medina, OH who will be joining the ZOE staff in January. She will share her personal experience in the program and “God's compassionate, loving and faithful promise of redemption, restoration and renewal.”
The public is invited to attend the service. For further information, call ZOE at 877-436-5433.
ZOE for Life! is a non-profit Christ-centered support organization with three major goals: to help women who need confidential emotional and spiritual support during crisis pregnancies; to assist Orthodox Christians seeking to adopt; and to provide an education for pure living and other resources. ZOE is endorsed by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. For further information, visit www.zoeforlifeonline.org.