His Grace Akakije Bishop of Uteshiteljevo has sent an appeal to all True Orthodox Churches throughout the world to take part in the humanitarian action which the Serbian TOC has begun to help the victims of the cataclysmic floods in Serbia. On the official site of the Serbian TOC an appeal from His Grace Akakije in has been published in the Serbian, English, Russian, Romanian and Greek languages.
Along with being significant help which would be collected for the victims of the floods this would also be the first joint action of all the True Orthodox Local Churches throughout the world.
In the following we present the content of the appeal broadcasted:
Serbian True Orthodox Church
TRUE ORTHODOXY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
FOR THE AID OF FLOODED SERBIA
To the Most Reverend Leaders of The True Orthodox Churches,
Archbishops, Metropolitans, and Bishops
APPEAL FOR HELP
For the victims of the great floods in Serbia
And Noah sent forth a dove from him, to see if
the waters were abated from off the face of the ground…
and the dove came in to him in the evening;
and lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off:
so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
The Serbian True Orthodox Church sends an appeal to all the Local True Orthodox Churches to gather help through their Holy Synods, eparchies and parishes for the many victims in Serbia and Serbian Bosnia of these unprecedented floods.