Friday, June 5, 2015
“We were living in our van during one of the most brutal winters in recent history. He got laid off from his job and we lost our housing. During this time we knew we could always could count on a hot meal, clothing, kindness and warmth from FOCUS Minnesota. We now have a house in North Dakota.”
“In prison I had heard about the Orthodox Church from a prisionmate. I had grown up Baptist, but there wasn’t a real accountability and structure. When I got out, I started going to an Orthodox Church in L.A. When I moved to San Diego, I found St. Gregory of Nyssa Church. I told Fr. Simeon my situation. He helped me get connected with God’s Extended Hand and Pastor Curtis."