UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA
CONSSITORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Winter Mission Team Returns Home!
The Winter Mission Team to Znamianka orphanage in Ukraine organized by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA returned on a flight from Kyiv, Ukraine. The pictures give some idea of what they experienced during their ten days working at the Znamianka orphanage for physically and mentally handicapped children. The group was comprised of the following members Katya Carman of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Boston, MA; Charissa Sheptak, the former encampment director at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp in Emlenton, PA; Tabitha Houck of Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Coatesville, PA; Katherine Stecyk, a Fulbright Scholar from Parma, OH; Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay of St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH and His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA.