In St. Petersburg hosted a conference on Church social service. More than 300 participants gathered at the Alexander Nevsky monastery. The main question - how to provide effective assistance for needy families, drug users and drug addicts.
Educators center for troubled Teens look not only for school success wards, try to download and your free time. To choose from - sports, community service, tours. 15-year-old Misha from Syktyvkar prior to joining the center stolen. 17-year-old from St. Petersburg, Alexei was put on trial for drug trafficking.
At the monastery's orphanage now 3 large single mothers. Ten of their children instead of native fathers, - father Dionisy. Social service of the ROC today consists of 70 rehabilitation centres for drug addicts, 100 shelters for the homeless, more than 200 departments for rehabilitation of disabled persons. And another 400 thousand of charitable projects across the country.
In one vast hall, the Alexander Nevsky Lavra gathered psychologists, nurses, teachers alphabet for the blind and gestures for the deaf, and specialists in computer technologies, and, of course, priests. All the charitable programs the Church contains donations. Church social service ready to lend a helping hand to everyone in need, regardless of religion.
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