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St. Nicholas Philoptochos


What Is The St. Nicholas Philoptochos?

The Mission of the Philoptochos:
  • To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the disabled, the victims of disasters.
  • To undertake the burial of the impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the church through fundraising efforts.
  • To promote the charitable, benevolent and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
  • To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs.
  • To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.

St. Nicholas Philoptochos Events & Activities

General meetings are typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. from September through June.

Significant events sponsored by our St. Nicholas Philoptochos include:

  • The annual St. Nicholas Vasilopita Luncheon 
  • The annual St. Nicholas Women's Retreat
  • The St. Nicholas Philoptochos Sunshine Committee
  • Cooking activities for the annual St. Nicholas Opa!Fest Greek Festival

Metropolis of Detroit Philoptochos

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Philoptochos

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St. Nicholas Philoptochos Executive Leadership & Board Members

Name Position Phone Number Email Address
Andrea Feles-Katsimbaris President
Patricia Bologna First Vice-President
Angela Seaborn Second Vice-President
Christina Raptis Robert Corresponding Secretary

Melanie Feles Recording Secretary
Chrysia Carson-Stoneback Treasurer
Barbara Caralis Board Member    
Cindy Crosson Board Member    
Anne Feles Board Member    
Paula Kalevas Board Member    
Laurel Kalkanis Board Member    
Maria Kokkinakis Board Member    
Mary Makris Board Member
Vasiliki Michalakis    Board Member
Minnie Papageorgiou Board Member    
Penny Seaborn Board Member    
Eugenia Tonelli Board Member
Lisa Zotos Board Member

Joining Our St. Nicholas Philoptochos

To obtain more information about Philoptochos, please contact any one of the Executive Board Members or call the church at (248) 362-9575.  You can also email the Philoptochos board at  This is the official email for our St. Nicholas Philoptochos.

Our St. Nicholas Philoptochos on Facebook

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