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       Stewardship 2023

Dear Holy Trinity parishioners and friends,

Christian Stewardship is about becoming good caretakers of all that God has given us. God has given each of us special and unique gifts. And through Holy Scripture He teaches us all that we have is a loan. He lends everything to us, and reminds us that one day He will ask us to give a detailed accounting of what we have done with the gifts He has given us. Archbishop Anastasios of Albania has noted that “we find ourselves by offering ourselves.” Have we learned the blessedness of generously giving to others of all we have?

On behalf of our parish council and our entire parish, we thank you for your support and we are

honored to make history together! !

Fr. Chrysanthos Kerkeres                                                          James Lakerdas

Administrative Proistamenos                                                   Parish Council President

Frequently Asked Questions

What is stewardship

The Greek word for "Steward" is Oikonomos, which means caretaker.  All who are Stewards of Holy Trinity are caretakers who help the Church continue with it's rich history and support it's Ministries.

How do I decide how much to pledge to Holy Trinity

The amount of your monetary is a personal and economic decision.  We ask that you give cheerfully from your heart and according to your means.

Why should I become a Holy Trinity Steward

Stewards make it possible for the Holy Trinity Community to worship together, to share in fellowship, and to be supportive in all that the Holy Trinity Community does and can do for our Orthodox family and for the community-at-large. Your Stewardship commitment pays the rent, utilities, maintenance, salaries, liturgical supplies, office supplies, and all of the other necessities to have a church home and to grow and strengthen its ministries.  

Do I have to pay when I complete the Stewardship form

No.  Payment does not have to be made when you complete the form. Payments can be made  yearly, monthly or weekly. Also, if you would like to increase or decrease your pledge amount, you may submit a new pledge form.

What is a "pledge"

A pledge is a commitment to make a monetary donation.  Your pledge expresses that, "I am part of Holy Trinity and I want to show that Holy Trinity, the second oldest Greek Orthodox Church Community in the US, will continue.  This is important to me."

Is my pledge public

No.  Your pledge is kept in strict confidence.

How do I pledge

We ask you complete a Stewardship form which can be picked up at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Sundays or downloaded above.  Please return it on Sundays or it can also be mailed to the church office at 10050 Ivanhoe Ave, Schiller Park, IL 60176.  You can also call the office at 773-622-5979 and make a pledge. Monthly or yearly online payment is also available by clicking the Pledge Stewardship via PayPal tab above or the Donations Tab.

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