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Raise funds to build monastery and church school!

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Since 2005, our parish community – St Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church – has been situated at 1765 Woodstock Rd at the western edge of Roswell, GA. While our community has steadily been growing, we have experienced an explosion in our attendance since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With this accompanying growth in parishioners, we have also seen a number of young men seeking to join the monastic ranks.

Christianity, in general, owes a great deal to the striving of monastics throughout the centuries. This type of lifestyle involves complete dedication to one’s faith, putting away all things material, and a genuine desire to experience a mystical encounter with Jesus Christ.

We understand that there may be a general lukewarm attitude that has developed towards faith and religion in our society, however, we can attest that for much of our congregation attendance in church and participation in the fullness of their faith, only serves to augment our parishioners’ roles in society. Many of the teachings of our faith i.e. love of one’s neighbor, humility, moderation, charity, and pursuing peace in our society are desperately needed during this period in human history.

Our humble request is to seek funding to expand our current parish/monastic community to accommodate not only our parishioners but our current and future monks. Likewise, we seek to fund the building of a clergy and school building to expand our Sunday school services to educate and develop the next generation of our parish. By serving Christ, we in turn serve our community, and society at large by professing the gospel teachings which resonate not only among the faithful Orthodox Christian Community but among the lay community at large.

Please help us raise funds for the building of our monastic/educational dwelling and school!



  • Gheorghe Bondar
    • $300 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $300 
    • 2 mos
  • Gheorghe Marcel Bondar
    • $300 
    • 3 mos
  • Gheorghe Marcel Bondar
    • $300 
    • 4 mos
  • Claudia Popescu
    • $100 
    • 6 mos


Marina Bondarenko
Roswell, GA
Russian Orthodox Church of St Mary of Egypt Inc
Registered nonprofit
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