A group of dedicated Orthodox Christians from five parishes and several jurisdictions in the greater Harrisburg area (OCA, GOA, SER, & BUL) are attempting to organize a coffee house/bookstore as an outreach in our state's capitol. This outreach is a way of bringing the light of Orthodoxy to our entire state. In doing this we are being faithful to the instruction of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ:

“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16

Please review the information below and promotional video from our inspiration, "Agia Sophia" Coffee Shop in Colorado Springs, CO (http://www.agiasophiacoffeeshop.com) and consider a financial gift to:

Orthodox Christian Cooperative of Greater Harrisburg, Inc.
5501 Old Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA
(Contact: Fr. Stephen Vernak at svernak@hotmail.com or 717-652-1825 for more information)

Note: There will be meeting for potential donors and interested parties at the Diocesan Center on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 6:30pm. Please come to learn more about this evangelical mission to reach thousands of people throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and beyond!

Click here to view the flyer.

Promotional video of our inspiration, Agia Sophia Coffee Shop in Colorado Springs, Colorado (see: http://www.agiasophiacoffeeshop.com). We can do it here in Pennsylvania, you can help!
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