Lower Kalskag, Alaska, November 28, 2022
The village of Lower Kalskag in southwestern Alaska suffered a great loss on November 19 when the Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov was destroyed in a fire.
His Grace Bishop Alexei of Sitka and Alaska announced the sorrowful news at the Diocesan Assembly on November 19-20, the diocese reports.
Bp. Alexei also recorded an appeal video, calling on all to pray for the village and parish community and for those who are able to contribute to the building of a new church to the glory of God:
To give online: https://odosa.org/current-fund-raisers
To mail in support:
Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church
P.O Box 70
Lower Kalskag, AK 99626
For account info, call Fr. Luke at 907-471-7081.
The Alaskan Diocesan Assembly also produced a OCA Diocese of Alaska: Our mission is to convert the entire stateThe diocese launched a new YouTube channel in July, beginning with a series of explanations of the Nicene Creed by Bp. Alexis.
“>new mission statement, explaining the diocese’s goal of evangelizing of all of Alaska.
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“>earlier this month, when a fire broke out, destroying the chapel and main buildings.
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Source: Orthodox Christianity