Become A Steward
We are are extremely blessed and thankful that you have decided to become a steward of Saint Paraskevi.
On this page you will find helpful tools on how to become a Steward of St. Paraskevi, and a few resources to help you properly manage your time and your money in regards to Stewardship.
We pray that God grant you many blessings in your life.
In Christ's service,
The Stewardship Committee
1. How do I become a Steward of Saint Paraskevi?
Simply click on the "Become A Steward" button on any page of our website. Fill out the form and click submit after you are done.
2. What does it mean to, "Make a Pledge?"
"Making a Pledge" means that you promise to make a monatery commitment to your church and that you promise to fulfill that commitment by the end of the pledge year.
3. How much should I pledge?
This is entirely up to you. However, your Church has a budget that is required to maintain the daily operation of the Church's facilities.
We pray that you choose one of the suggested amounts listed on the parish stewardship card and on the online form.
4. How ofetn should I make payments towards my pledge?
We suggest that you make monthly payments towards your pleadge. There are several ways to do this.
A) If you bank online you can set up your stewardship payment as a recurring payment with your bank.
B) You can use your credit card. Fill out your credit card information on the stewardship or online form.
C) You can send in your stewardship payment by check.
5. What are the benefits of being a Steward of my Church?
Besides being committed to your Church through your Time, Talents, and Treasure, and being an active member of The Body of Christ, you also have access to the following:
A) A priest that is available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can contact him directly any time of day.
B) Excellent youth programs for your children. From birth to college age.
C) The finest Greek School program in our area.
D) A Sunday School with dedicated volunteers for your children. From Pre-School age to High School seniors.
E) Many ministries involved with social outreach such as our Ladies Philoptochos Society, The Good Neighbor Fund, The Homeless Ministry, and so many more. Browse our website to learn more about the wonderful ministries.
F) A dedicated group of Parish Coucnil members who truly have the best interests of our Church in mind, and who volunteer many hours of their precious time to your Church as well as being committed Stewards.
G) Being a Steward of Saint Paraskevi also means you have a voice in what happens in your Church through your voting priveleges at General Assemblies and Parish Council elections.
Calliopus and Akylina the Martyrs; Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and Enlightener of North America; Righteous Father Savvas the New of Kalymnos; George, Bishop of Lesvos; Gerasimos the God-Bearer of Byzantium