Help Us Raise Up Leaders for the Church
In the OCA alone, approximately 20% of OCA parishes do not currently have a priest. It is a dark and confusing world, without a priest to guide them how can people know and find the Truth and Light of Jesus Christ?
Your support allows us to equip priests, lay leaders, and scholars. This Giving Tuesday, will you help fill parishes with trained priests ready to nurture God’s anointed people? It costs $130,000 to educate two seminarians each year. This year, 100% of the funds raised on Giving Tuesday will provide scholarships for our growing base of Seminarians.
Please consider helping seminarians and the future of the Orthodox Church.
Why We Need You
Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) is not funded by any church institution or by the government, so we rely on the generosity of donors each year to raise funds to operate the Seminary and train seminarians. It takes approximately $63,000 to train one seminarian each year, and SVOTS pays more than 80% of that cost itself to keep tuition low—and in many cases FREE—for all who are called to serve Christ and his Church. That’s where YOU come in! Seminarians and their families have left careers, homes, and more to follow Christ to Seminary, even in these uncertain and trying times. Will you ensure their education is paid for?
How to Donate
Support St Vladimir’s with a gift of any size!
- Give online anytime between now and 11:59 p.m. EST on November 29, 2022
- Give over the phone—we’ll be here at 914-961-8313 x360 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST (email GivingTuesday@svots.edu after hours)
- Mail us your check dated November 29, 2022 to 575 Scarsdale Rd, Yonkers, NY, 10707 (write “#GivingTuesday” on the memo)
Yes, I want to help!
Minister With Us!
Of course, you may donate any amount now, but you may also encourage others to give by sharing why you gave! Make sure to include in your post the link to this donation page, svots.edu/givingtuesday. And don't forget to follow us on social media for updates on our progress and “like” or share our #GivingTuesday posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.