New York

An intimate Paschal reception was held for the friends of the Fund for Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia at the Synod of Bishops in Manhattan.

The reception was hosted by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York. Several illustrious representatives of the local Russian community were in attendance: Peter Tcherepnine and his spouse; Dr George Anastassov and his spouse; Elena Malashenko and Peter Derby.

FFA President Vladimir Galitzine, Executive Director Protopriest Victor Potapov and Chairman of the Synodal Youth Committee, Protopriest Andrei Sommer described the work and goals of the Fund.

At the end of the reception, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion asked the guests to support the Fund for Assistance, whose main goal is to serve the needs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.