Nov. 5: International Orthodox Christian Charities Hosted by St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

The event is open to the public: Tickets are available by calling the church office at 973-584-0388.

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RANDOLPH, N.J./EWORLDWIRE/Nov. 2, 2016 ---

In a little corner of western Morris County, during a dinner Saturday labeled in good fun as the “Meatball Masters,” parishioners will compete for the title of best chef of the tastiest meatball, as the International Orthodox Christian Charities provides a presentation of the multitude of ways the organization provides support of those who suffer from global disasters and poverty.

The list of recognizable organizations ( which partner with the IOCC includes among dozens of others:

- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
- European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO)
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
- Habitat for Humanity
- Salvation Army locations
- Red Cross chapters
- Wells Fargo Community Foundations
- U.S. Department of State.

The IOCC is guided by its mission works in support of the social service capacity of the Orthodox Church worldwide and promotes collaboration between Orthodox Christian social service agencies worldwide.

IOCC is a member of the ACT Alliance, a global coalition of churches and relief agencies engaged in development, humanitarian assistance and advocacy, and InterAction a coalition of U.S. based non-governmental organizations that carry out humanitarian assistance programs overseas.

During the evening, a presentation will be delivered by IOCC Development Office Lou Zagami. According to the St. Andrew priest’s wife Presbytera Athena Theodosion, "I heard Lou present 'Witnessing the Love of Christ’ in Nashville this summer. The presentation was moving and truly inspirational."

Event and ticketing information, as well as sponsorship information, is available by calling the church office (1447 Sussex Turnpike, Randolph, NJ 07869) at 973-584-0388, or by visiting or


Bessie Petrakos
Saint Andrew Greek Orthodox Church
1447 Sussex Tpk
Randolph, NJ 07869
PHONE. 973-584-0388
EMAIL: [email protected]


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Dinner with presentation