FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Communications & Web/ Social Media Coordinator
FOCUS North America
FOCUS North America is excited to announce its first Radio on Demand Program (Podcast), The FOCUS North America Podcast on the Orthodox Christian Network.
Kansas City, MO – June 16th, 2009 - The Focus North America Podcast will feature engaging commentary and timely updates on Orthodox Christian social action volunteers, agencies and ministries of the Orthodox Church reaching out to the poor and needy here at home.
“We are excited to have this opportunity to partner with OCN and the great work they are doing in sharing the Orthodox faith. Every dollar given to FOCUS North America and every podcast listened to and shared with a friend helps to provide vital Food, Occupations, Clothing, Understanding and Shelter for the truly needy in North America,” said FOCUS’ Executive Director, Fr. Justin Mathews. Fr. Mathews continued, “The podcast will feature how FOCUS North America is uniting the faithful in serving our neighbors in need as the Lord commanded us to do in Matthew 25.”
Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos, the Executive Director of the SCOBA Agency, OCN said, “Serving the poor and needy in North America should be a priority for every Orthodox Christian. We are proud to partner with FOCUS North America and support their dynamic and growing ministry on behalf of the whole Church.”
The new podcast titled “FOCUS North America" will be available on OCN’s newly enhanced and upgraded web site www.myocn.net. Each episode will be Fr. Justin Mathews with co-host Jacob Lee, the host of the popular “Generation Orthodox” and “Journey’s to Orthodoxy” podcasts. The podcast will be enhanced by regular contributions from Nick Kasemeotes and many others.
FOCUS North America is committed to serving those in need in North America by providing aid through its programs and partners, supporting existing Orthodox agencies, ministries and professionals, and supplying parishes with what they need in order to initiate new social action ministries in their own communities.
To learn more about FOCUS North America and to watch a video highlighting the work of FOCUS North America visit: http://www.focusnorthamerica.org.
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