Charity bazaar in Baden-Baden, 25-11-2018

Through the joint efforts of the entire parish of the Church of the Transfiguration in Baden-Baden, on November 25, our first charity bazaar of Diakonia Good Deed has taken place! The bazaar was held on the territory of the church with the support of our strong brethren and hospitable sisters. Read more

Christmas charity concert

will be held in Stuttgart 12/23/2018 6:00 pm at Mozartsaal, Liederhalle(Berliner Pl. 1-3, 70174 Stuttgart). A part of the funds raised will be given to the care-receivers of Diaconia.

Photos: Orthodox Volunteer Day 2018

The Orthodox Volunteer Day has taken place!

PROGRAM of the Orthodox Volunteer Day, Darmstadt, July 6-8, 2018

July 6, Friday

16.00 Registration of the participants
17.00 Prayer in the church and tea
18.00 A short excursion to the places in Darmstadt connected with Elizaveta Fedorovna(Rosengarten, mausoleum)
20.00 Return to the church. Evening tea with bakery, get-together.
21.00 Accomodation in the hotel. Preparation of the poster session

July 7, Saturday

9.00 Arrival and prayer to St. John of Shanghai. Opening of the Volunteer Day, Fr Ilya Limberger
9.30 Talk: On the relationship between Russian and German volunteer movements and about Diakonia’s activities for the year. Alina Titova, “Good Deed”, Germany
10.00 Presentations: Introduction to the work of diaconal groups at German parishes and the volunteer groups of other countries
11.00 Coffee break. Conference photo.
11.30 Talk: On the organization of volunteer work at Caritas and the relationship between church and charity structures. Markus Schwer, Caritasverband Stuttgart
12.15 Talk: On the Purpose and Implementation. Volunteering and charity in Russia. Olga Pozdeeva, charity fund “Reka Detstva”, Moscow.
13.00 Coffee break
13.15 Training seminar: On partnership, attention and creative work with seriously ill children.
Konstantin Sedov, Hospital Clowns, Moscow
16.00 Lunch
17.00 The vespers
18.30 Work in sections:

Interaction and mutual support of the church and secular charity

Burnout and efficiency in volunteer activities. Why and how a volunteer can get happy.

20.00 Conclusions of the work in sections
20.30 Dinner
21.30 Get-together

July 8, Sunday

10.00 Divine Liturgy
12.00 Charity action “White Flower”
13.30 Lunch
14.00 Closing and acknowledgements
15.00 Departure

Jugendherberge Darmstadt
Landgraf-Georg-Str. 119
64287 Darmstadt
Kirche d. Hl. Maria Magdalena,
Nikolaiweg 18,
64287 Darmstadt-Mathildenhöhe
+49 178 5408805, Alina Titova,
+49 170 8125818, Denis Sudobin
The program is subject to change! Actual information is on the website.